When the unionist state responded violently in the pogroms of 1969 both Máire and Jimmy were centrally involved in helping the thousands who were forced to flee when their homes were destroyed by marauding gangs of RUC and loyalists. The news was flashed from the Maze prison stating that the rebel MP had died at precisely 1.17am Photo shows Bobby Sands the rebel Northern Ireland MP who died in the Maze Prison today. The Troubles. Alamy and its logo are trademarks of Alamy Ltd. and are registered in certain countries. There was a massive turnout in West Belfast ''with full military honours'' in the Republican plot in Milltown Cemetery. May 07, 1981 - Funeral Of Bobby Sands: IRA hunger striker Bobby Sands MP was buried in Miltown Cemetery, Belfast, With IRA military honours. Bobby Sands died … That was Máire Drumm. AT LAST! https://www.alamy.com/stock-photo-entrance-to-twinbrook-estate-with-a-poster-commemorating-bobby-sands-36587501.html, The Troubles 1980s Bobby Sands funeral 1981 Northern Ireland 80s. May 06, 1981 - Fury Erupts in the Streets of Belfast After the Death of Bobby Sands. Find high-quality stock photos that you won't find anywhere else. Mar 26, 2014 - Explore Sue Duff Rounds's board "Bobby Sands", followed by 124 people on Pinterest. Again, Bobby is visible (far left), slightly obscured by the flag pole. She was a member of the Green Cross, raising money for prisoners and their families. Bobby is just visible at the back. Sitemap. Copyright complaints  ~   Bobby Sands mural in New Lodge area of Belfast. On 8th August, 1976, Belfast Sinn Féin organised a march from the Busy Bee in Andersonstown to Dunville Park for a public meeting to protest against the withdrawal of political status. 25th March, 2016. 230,654,250 stock photos, vectors and videos, Fury erupted in the streets of Belfast after the death of convicted terrorist BOBBY SANDS, who died in prison after fasting, https://www.alamy.com/licenses-and-pricing/?v=1, https://www.alamy.com/fury-erupted-in-the-streets-of-belfast-after-the-death-of-convicted-image69500461.html, Bobby Sands poster, 1981. A letter written by Bobby Sands on cigarette paper which was smuggled out of the prison pictured at the exhibition. https://www.alamy.com/stock-photo-bobby-sands-mural-on-the-falls-road-belfast-northern-ireland-55036058.html. She went on to become the Antrim Secretary and later the chairperson of the Ulster Council of the Camogie Association and All-Ireland Vice Chairperson. She led the campaigns against internment and the ending of political status. In the spring of 1981 Irish Republican Bobby Sands' 66-day hunger strike brought the attention of the world to his cause. He immediately went on the blanket protest and from the H-Blocks, under the pen name ‘Marcella’ (his younger sister’s name) he wrote hundreds of poems and short stories, large numbers of which are believed lost as they were written on the cell’s walls before they could be transcribed. https://www.alamy.com/stock-photo-mural-of-the-hunger-striker-bobby-sands-on-falls-road-west-belfast-71182103.html, https://www.alamy.com/stock-photo-the-memorial-to-bobby-sands-who-died-on-hunger-strike-in-1981-belfast-77994362.html. Máire worked in Quinn’s in Ardoyne, and for Stewarts Cash Stores. https://www.alamy.com/bobby-sands-mural-on-the-falls-roadbelfast-city-northern-ireland-image259888726.html. Crowds gather in procession to Mill Town cemetery Belfast HOMER SYKES, https://www.alamy.com/the-troubles-1980s-bobby-sands-funeral-1981-northern-ireland-80s-crowds-image2408542.html, Joe McDonnell, Terence O'Neill and Bobby Sands buried at the Republican Plot in Milltown Cemetery, Belfast, Northern Ireland, https://www.alamy.com/stock-photo-joe-mcdonnell-terence-oneill-and-bobby-sands-buried-at-the-republican-35660589.html. Bobby Sands: 66 Days 0 comment THIS piercing and unforgettable documentary chronicles the story of Bobby Sands, the IRA volunteer who in March 1981 began a hunger strike that would last an astonishing 66 days and eventually end in him losing his life, as he fought to be officially recognised as a political prisoner. Photo detail for Bobby Sands Ira Poster : Title: Bobby Sands Ira Poster Date: October 22, 2018 Size: 28kB Resolution: 600px x 600px More Galleries of Bobby Sands Framed Prints On 8th August 1976 Máire led the first big political status march in Belfast. She then moved to Dublin where she lived in Baggot Street. An example of her leadership and courage occurred in July 1970 when the British Army placed the Falls community under military curfew. She led from the front. Five weeks after these photographs were taken Bobby was arrested on an IRA operation and was subsequently sentenced to fourteen years in jail without political status. Taken at a rally in August 1976, they are believed to be the last photographs taken of Bobby Sands before his arrest and imprisonment at Long Kesh. Máire was very active as a camog in her local club Gael Uladh. The British soldiers smashed down front doors and wrecked homes, assaulting residents and looting property. In 1956 Máire and Jimmy got a house in Glassmullan Gardens, in Andersonstown. Bobby Sands mural, Falls Road Belfast. Máire joined Sinn Féin. Northern Ireland, https://www.alamy.com/bobby-sands-grave-republican-plot-milltown-cemetery-belfast-northern-image7797679.html, bobby sands wall mural sevastopol street falls road sinn fein office lower falls west belfast northern ireland, https://www.alamy.com/bobby-sands-wall-mural-sevastopol-street-falls-road-sinn-fein-office-image3500233.html, Mural of Bobby Sands with children sitting on stones, West Belfast, County Antrim, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom, https://www.alamy.com/mural-of-bobby-sands-with-children-sitting-on-stones-west-belfast-county-antrim-northern-ireland-united-kingdom-image366778797.html. Yet when Bobby Sands was elected by the people of Fermanagh and South T, https://www.alamy.com/on-a-wall-in-twinbrook-west-belfast-a-black-and-white-mural-of-bobby-sands-and-the-hunger-strikers-is-seen-clearly-without-any-mention-or-graffitti-to-the-death-of-the-former-british-prime-minister-margaret-thatcher-sands-a-volunteer-of-the-provisional-irish-republican-army-and-member-of-the-british-parliament-who-died-on-hunger-strike-while-imprisoned-in-hm-prison-maze-on-the-5th-of-may-1981-margaret-thatcher-then-prime-minister-had-said-how-can-i-talk-to-them-the-prisoners-when-they-have-no-support-no-mandate-yet-when-bobby-sands-was-elected-by-the-people-of-fermanagh-and-south-t-image210758729.html, Bobby Sands mural Belfast Country Antrim Northern Ireland, https://www.alamy.com/stock-photo-bobby-sands-mural-belfast-country-antrim-northern-ireland-13188796.html, https://www.alamy.com/some-mothers-son-image68086243.html, Sinn Fein office and Bobby Sands Mural Falls Road belfast city centre northern ireland uk, https://www.alamy.com/stock-photo-sinn-fein-office-and-bobby-sands-mural-falls-road-belfast-city-centre-19936647.html, A political mural depicting Bobby Sands is seen on the Falls Road, Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom, Europe, https://www.alamy.com/stock-photo-a-political-mural-depicting-bobby-sands-is-seen-on-the-falls-road-27123746.html, Bobby Sands memorial mural painted on the gable wall of the Sinn Fein headquarters in the republican falls road, https://www.alamy.com/stock-photo-bobby-sands-memorial-mural-painted-on-the-gable-wall-of-the-sinn-fein-14447814.html, Belfast,Northern Ireland: Political republican mural dedicated to Bobby Sands in Falls Road, https://www.alamy.com/stock-photo-belfastnorthern-ireland-political-republican-mural-dedicated-to-bobby-89248693.html, Belfast Nothern Ireland 1981. - zatvor Maze, 5. svibnja 1981. Gérard Harley, a French photographer, sent Tom Hartley a large archive of photos from the 1970s. Families were trapped in their homes choking from the gas. During the hunger strike he was elected a Member of Parliament for the Fermanagh and South Tyrone constituency winning a very impressive 30,493 first preference votes. Tin Tin the goat is dead! A few weeks ago, former Long Kesh prisoner Richard McAuley was carrying out research for Gerry Adams who was writing a book on the late Máire Drumm (which has just been published – see below). Danny Devenny is doing a book. In the years that followed Máire became Leas Uachtarán of Sinn Féin. Many readers will know of her. Hunger striker Bobby Sands has died in prison 66 days after first refusing to eat. A milk bottle petrol bomb about to be thrown at British troops in the Divis Flats area of Belfast yesterday in the wake of the death of Bobby Sands who died in the maze prison after his 66 day fast. with a mural of Bobby Sands in the background this is in Preparation for the Commemoration of the 100th Anniversary of the Easter Rising Credit: Bonzo/Alamy Live News, https://www.alamy.com/stock-photo-west-belfast-ireland-25th-march-2016-sinn-fein-posters-with-the-proclamation-101006329.html. Máire attended Killean Primary School and later Our Lady’s Grammar School in Newry. Sandra Dee (born Alexandra Zuck; April 23, 1942 – February 20, 2005) was an American actress.Dee began her career as a child model, working first in commercials, and then film in her teenage years.Best known for her portrayal of ingénues, Dee earned a Golden Globe Award as one of the year's most promising newcomers for her performance in Robert Wise's Until They Sail (1958). Copyright © 14/12/2020 Alamy Ltd. All rights reserved. Bobby Sands Given name: Gerard Tuesday, March 9, 1954 Bobby Sands is the most famous person named Sands. People ran out of food. Nelson Mandela, who was influenced by Sands, carried restore a hanker impress season on Robben Island. It was a time for courage and leadership and both stepped forward. Browse 351 bobby sands stock photos and images available, or start a new search to explore more stock photos and images. Albums must only contain Playgirl content. It was there that she met Jimmy Drumm. https://www.alamy.com/may-07-1981-funeral-of-bobby-sands-ira-hunger-striker-bobby-sands-image69500464.html, Bobby Sands funeral 1981 The Troubles Northern Ireland 1980s. https://www.alamy.com/stock-photo-bobby-sands-mural-falls-road-belfast-editorial-use-only-95712909.html, https://www.alamy.com/stock-photo-sinn-fein-ira-hunger-strike-bobby-sands-41276424.html. On April 9th he was elected MP for Fermanagh and South Tyrone. Robert Gerard Sands (Belfast, 9. ožujka 1954. The 27-year-old republican spent the last days of his life on a water bed to protect his fragile bones. https://www.alamy.com/stock-photo-a-political-wall-mural-in-the-bogside-derry-londonderry-quoting-ira-80970890.html, https://www.alamy.com/stock-photo-bobby-sands-memorial-mural-19625566.html, Bobby Sands grave in Milltown Cemetery, Belfast, Northern Ireland, https://www.alamy.com/bobby-sands-grave-in-milltown-cemetery-belfast-northern-ireland-image7797677.html, Mural dedicated to the Republican hunger striker Bobby Sands. Sinn Fein posters with the proclamation of Ireland attached to a lamppost in West Belfast. Incredible photographs of Bobby Sands from August 1976, possibly the last taken of him before his arrest weeks later, have been discovered in the archive of French photographer Gérard Harlay. Bobby (to the front) and the person behind the second flag bearer is the late Joe Stagg whose brother Frank had died on hunger strike earlier in 1976. Mothers ran out of baby food. It was the first major mobilisation after the ending of Special Category Status the previous March. The Bobby Sands Trust was established to publish, promote and keep in print the extraordinary writings of Bobby Sands, who from prison isolation became an international figure in 1981, and who to this day continues to inspire Irish republicans in their pursuit of freedom from British rule. Theotone lives on!! Credit: Stephen Barnes/Alamy Live News, https://www.alamy.com/stock-photo-belfast-northern-ireland-5th-may-2013-on-the-32nd-anniversary-of-the-56240193.html, West Belfast, Ireland. To our great delight we discovered previously unrecognised photos of Bobby Sands, including one on the Andersonstown Road which clearly shows Bobby, Máire, and Marie Moore with a loud hailer. Search from 60 top Bobby Sands pictures and royalty-free images from iStock. Bobby Sands died on May 5, 1981 at 1 am and 17 minutes. May 05, 1981 - Fury Erupts In The Streets Of Belfast After The Death Of Bobby Sands: A milk - bottle petrol bomb about to be thrown at British troops in the Divis Flats area of Belfast yesterday in the wake of the death of Bobby Sands who died in the maze prison after his 66 day fast. Reenactment of Bobby Sand's last moments during the annual Hunger Strike memorial parade, Camlough, Northern Ireland. He was the eldest of four children – followed by sisters Marcella and Bernadette and brother John. Explore {{searchView.params.phrase}} by color family {{familyColorButtonText(colorFamily.name)}} Irish Republican Badges - Bobby Sands Badge with Information Card wrapped in Resealable Pockets: 1981 Hunger-Striker & Blanketman. December 1956 saw the commencement of Operation Harvest – the IRA Border Campaign. The curfew was broken. https://www.alamy.com/stock-photo-sinn-fein-office-and-bobby-sands-mural-falls-road-west-belfast-northern-39252121.html, Boy holds a poster which claims Bobby Sands was murdered by the British Government, https://www.alamy.com/stock-photo-boy-holds-a-poster-which-claims-bobby-sands-was-murdered-by-the-british-36587482.html, Northern Ireland Wall painting Bobby Sands MP Member of Parliament Belfast Ireland UK 1981.HOMER SYKES, https://www.alamy.com/northern-ireland-wall-painting-bobby-sands-mp-member-of-parliament-image2477555.html, Bernadette Sands-McKevitt, sister of hunger striker Bobby Sands and member of the 32 County Sovereignty Committee, speaking in West Belfast, tonight (Friday). A letter written by Bobby Sands mural on the Falls Road, Belfast city, Northern,. Alison, Humphrey Atkins, Aram Bakshian f or those whose only awareness of Bobby Sands at the Catholic Cemetery! 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