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August 1969: Three Books and Video

The second week of August 50 years ago witnessed the most intensive and violent period of conflict in the North since the 1920s

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Sinn Fein Westminster candidate John Finucane threatened by loyalists

Sinn Fein North Belfast candidate John Finucane has received a chilling loyalist death threat as the election campaign entered its final week.   The Belfast-based lawyer said he had reported the threat made directly to himself through social media, to

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The winds of change are blowing

John’s candidature was swift and unforeseen. But it carried with it so much significance. He is part of the new republican generation

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Bobby Sands: The revolutionary spirit of freedom

At 1.17 a.m. on Tuesday, May 5th, 1981, having completed sixty-five days on hunger-strike, Bobby Sands MP, died in the H-Block prison hospital at Long Kesh

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