Bobby Sands - 1981-2006

Bobby Sands died 25 years ago today, the first of ten to die while on hunger strike against the British policy of criminalising the republican struggle. It is a day of mourning for all Irish republicans.

The following oration at Sands’s funeral was given by Fermanagh republican, Owen Carron, who was Bobby Sands’ agent for his election as MP for Fermanagh-South Tyrone

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