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Bobby Sands Memorial Mural Painted On The Gable Wall Of The Sinn Fein Headquarte ...

Bobby Sands Memorial Mural Painted On The Gable Wall Of The Sinn Fein Headquarte ...

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Description: Bobby Sands memorial mural painted on the gable wall of the Sinn Fein headquarters in the republican falls road area of west belfast Northern Ireland . Bobby Sands was an IRA prisoner who lead the 1981 hunger strike against the British . Before he died he was elected minister of parliament MP in the British Parliament . He died on 5th May 1981 in the H Block Long Kesh Maze prison after 65 days on hunger strike . His death created one of the worst periods of rioting in Northern Ireland . His funeral was the largest funeral ever held in Northern Ireland with over 100 , 000 mourners .

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