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# long-kesh - Saturday 27 February, 2021

'It doesn't diminish': The legacy of the 1981 hunger strikes, 40 years on
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# Bobby Sands

'It doesn't diminish': The legacy of the 1981 hunger strikes, 40 years on

Feb 27th 2021, 12:05 AM 33,551 Views 40 Comments

This Monday will mark 40 years since Bobby Sands went on hunger strike.

# long-kesh - Friday 23 November, 2018

UK Supreme Court will hear Gerry Adams' case to overturn prison escape convictions
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# Long Kesh

UK Supreme Court will hear Gerry Adams' case to overturn prison escape convictions

Nov 23rd 2018, 3:02 PM 14,394 Views 0 Comments

During his second internment, Adams tried to escape twice – on Christmas Eve, December 1973 and again in July 1974.

# long-kesh - Wednesday 27 June, 2018

Former H-Block prisoner visits Leinster House for the first time - 37 years after being elected a TD
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# Long Kesh

Former H-Block prisoner visits Leinster House for the first time - 37 years after being elected a TD

Jun 27th 2018, 8:59 AM 24,829 Views 55 Comments

Agnew was one of the “blanketmen”.

# long-kesh - Wednesday 16 November, 2016

'It's like Long Kesh without the watchtowers': Gerry Adams on Mosney direct provision centre
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# Like A Prison

'It's like Long Kesh without the watchtowers': Gerry Adams on Mosney direct provision centre

Nov 16th 2016, 4:48 PM 12,181 Views 65 Comments

The Sinn Féín leader has urged the Government to improve conditions at the facility.

# long-kesh - Sunday 18 August, 2013

Martin McGuinness: The past few weeks have not been good for Northern Ireland
# Tensions
# Tensions

Martin McGuinness: The past few weeks have not been good for Northern Ireland

Aug 18th 2013, 7:30 AM 5,212 Views 65 Comments

The Deputy First Minister also criticised the DUP – his coalition partner – for abandoning plans to develop the Maze prison into a conflict resolution centre.

# long-kesh - Friday 30 December, 2011

Gerry Adams questions Bobby Sands hunger strike claim
# State Papers
# State Papers

Gerry Adams questions Bobby Sands hunger strike claim

Dec 30th 2011, 8:27 PM 10,375 Views 37 Comments

The Sinn Féin leader said claims in State papers that Sands offered to end his hunger strike would be “totally out of character”.