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1981 in Northern Ireland

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Source: Wikipedia. Pages: 36. Chapters: 1981 in Gaelic games, 1981 Irish hunger strike, Stephen Cluxton, Paddy Bradley, John Mull... Weiterlesen
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Source: Wikipedia. Pages: 36. Chapters: 1981 in Gaelic games, 1981 Irish hunger strike, Stephen Cluxton, Paddy Bradley, John Mullane, Lar Corbett, Niall McCarthy, Ronan Curran, Fergal Doherty, All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship 1981, Attacks on shipping in Lough Foyle, Paul Curran, Fermanagh and South Tyrone by-election, April 1981, Park/Ratheniska GAA, Kevin McGuckin, Dudgeon v United Kingdom, 1981 in the Irish Republican Army, Eoin Mulligan, James Conway, Ray Ryan, Paul Cartin, Glasdrumman ambush, Fermanagh and South Tyrone by-election, August 1981, Waterford IT GAA, Enda McGinley, Declan Prendergast, Shane Maher, Elaine Burke, Kevin Lynch's Hurling Club, Sligo Intermediate Football Championship 1981, McGrath Cup, Catherine Doherty, Barry Cahill, Ger Spillane, Lynda O'Connell, Sligo Senior Football Championship 1981, Tony Griffin, Diarmuid Lyng, Brendan McVeigh, Séamus Scanlon, Naomh Ólaf CLG, 1981 All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship Final, David Harte, Eoin Quigley, Darren Gleeson, Brian Hogan, Glenelly St. Joseph's, Donncha O'Connor, Paddy O'Shea, Noel Carton, All-Ireland Senior Football Championship 1981, All-Ireland Senior Club Hurling Championship 1980-81, All-Ireland Senior Club Hurling Championship 1981-82, All-Ireland Senior B Hurling Championship 1981, All-Ireland Under-21 Hurling Championship 1981. Excerpt: The 1981 Irish hunger strike was the culmination of a five-year protest during The Troubles by Irish republican prisoners in Northern Ireland. The protest began as the blanket protest in 1976, when the British government withdrew Special Category Status for convicted paramilitary prisoners. In 1978, after a number of attacks on prisoners leaving their cells to "slop out", the dispute escalated into the dirty protest, where prisoners refused to leave their cells to wash and covered the walls of their cells with excrement. In 1980, seven prisoners participated in the first hunger strike, which ended after 53 days. The second hunger strike took place in 1981 and was a showdown between the prisoners and the Prime Minister, Margaret Thatcher. One hunger striker, Bobby Sands, was elected as a Member of Parliament during the strike, prompting media interest from around the world. The strike was called off after ten prisoners had starved themselves to death-including Sands, whose funeral was attended by 100,000 people. The strike radicalised nationalist politics, and was the driving force that enabled Sinn Féin to become a mainstream political party. There had been hunger strikes by Irish republican prisoners since 1917, and twelve men had previously died on hunger strikes including Thomas Ashe, Terence MacSwiney, Seán McCaughey, Michael Gaughan and Frank Stagg. After the introduction of internment in 1971, Long Kesh-later known as HM Prison Maze-was run like a prisoner of war camp. Internees lived in dormitories and disciplined themselves with military-style command structures, drilled with dummy guns made from wood, and held lectures on guerrilla warfare and revolutionary politics. Convicted prisoners were refused the same rights as internees until July 1972, when Special Category Status was introduced following a hunger strike by 40 Provisional Irish Republican Army (IRA) prisoners led by the veteran republican Billy McKee. Special Category, or political, status meant pr

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Titel: 1981 in Northern Ireland
Untertitel: 1981 in Gaelic games, 1981 Irish hunger strike, Stephen Cluxton, Paddy Bradley, John Mullane, Lar Corbett, Niall McCarthy, Ronan Curran, Fergal Doherty, All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship 1981, Attacks on shipping in Lough Foyle
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EAN: 9781156110690
ISBN: 1156110696
Format: Kartonierter Einband
Anzahl Seiten: 36
Gewicht: 73g
Größe: H246mm x B189mm x T2mm
Jahr: 2011