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# Bobby sands
'It doesn't diminish': The legacy of the 1981 hunger strikes, 40 years on
This Monday will mark 40 years since Bobby Sands went on hunger strike.
# complex
'It was a love-hate relationship': the story of the GAA and the 1981 hunger strike
GAA Museum archivist Mark Reynolds has spent a decade researching the topic.
# 66 days
Could Ireland ever look at Bobby Sands in the same way as the heroes of the 1916 Rising? has been speaking to Brendan J Byrne about his new film Bobby Sands: 66 Days
# hunger strikes
'They set out to cause serious injury': 35 years since 200 were hospitalised in 'the Battle of Merrion Street'
Tomorrow marks the anniversary of a confrontation between gardaí and protesters on the doorstep of the British Embassy.
# booby sands
This Mary Lou leaflet contains a very unfortunate typo about Bobby Sands
Oh dear.
# Peace Process
Britain's new Shadow Chancellor has apologised for saying IRA members should be "honoured"
John McDonnell has been appointed to his position in recent days by new Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn.
# Collusion
Belfast court rejects call for public inquiry into murder of Pat Finucane
The call was made by the Finucane family.
# State Papers 1983
Iran’s ‘championing’ of Bobby Sands in the 1980s was concerning to the Irish Government
Iranian sympathies towards the IRA would not develop beyond a symbolic level, the Irish Government believed, adding that the renaming of the road along side the British Embassy after the hunger striker was not to be taken seriously.
# Political Football
Celtic hit with UEFA fine for Bobby Sands banner
The news is a further blow for the Scottish champions, who imposed bans on 128 supporters on Monday following crowd trouble in a league fixture at Motherwell.
# capulet
Wolfe Tone, Michael Collins and Bobby Sands... RAPPING
The finest of Donegal hip-hop.
# margaret thatcher
6 key moments that defined Margaret Thatcher's relationship with Ireland
Assassination attempts, the Hunger Strikes, and historic agreements were just some of the events involving Britain and Ireland that took place during the Iron Lady’s 11 years as Prime Minister.
# 1982
1982: Haughey, America and "The Troubles"
Newly released documents show Ireland’s attempts to engage American President Ronald Reagan on Northern Ireland and to counter British propaganda.
# State Papers
Gerry Adams questions Bobby Sands hunger strike claim
The Sinn Féin leader said claims in State papers that Sands offered to end his hunger strike would be “totally out of character”.
# State Papers
In pictures: State papers reveal new details about hunger strikes and Stardust
Gaddafi’s intervention in the hunger strikes, Thatcher’s concessions and an advisor to Charlie Haughey who wasn’t best pleased with the state broadcaster. All revealed today…
# State Papers
Archives show Bobby Sands "offered to end hunger strike"
New documents released under the 30-year rule give an insight into some previously unknown occurrences in 1981, such as Bobby Sands allegedly offering to suspend his hunger strike.
# Bobby sands
Security 'concerns' that dissidents will use Sands anniversary to launch attacks
The 30th anniversary of the death of hunger striker Bobby Sands is being commemorated today.