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# h-block - Saturday 27 February, 2021

'It doesn't diminish': The legacy of the 1981 hunger strikes, 40 years on
# Bobby Sands
# Bobby Sands

'It doesn't diminish': The legacy of the 1981 hunger strikes, 40 years on

Feb 27th 2021, 12:05 AM 32,577 Views 40 Comments

This Monday will mark 40 years since Bobby Sands went on hunger strike.

# h-block - Thursday 1 October, 2020

H-Block prisoners subjected to 'systemic inhuman and degrading treatment' during the Troubles, report finds
# H-Block
# H-Block

H-Block prisoners subjected to 'systemic inhuman and degrading treatment' during the Troubles, report finds

Oct 1st 2020, 6:05 AM 20,055 Views 22 Comments

The report found that successive British governments approved the treatment.

# h-block - Wednesday 27 June, 2018

Former H-Block prisoner visits Leinster House for the first time - 37 years after being elected a TD
# Long Kesh
# Long Kesh

Former H-Block prisoner visits Leinster House for the first time - 37 years after being elected a TD

Jun 27th 2018, 8:59 AM 24,766 Views 55 Comments

Agnew was one of the “blanketmen”.

# h-block - Friday 27 December, 2013

Maze prisoners badly treated by 'out of control' officers after IRA escape
# State Papers
# State Papers

Maze prisoners badly treated by 'out of control' officers after IRA escape

Dec 27th 2013, 9:30 PM 18,350 Views 34 Comments

One prisoner lost his front teeth, reveals secret documents held in the Department of the Taoiseach.