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# maze-prison - 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 32,780 Views 40 Comments

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

# maze-prison - Wednesday 13 May, 2020

UK Supreme Court quashes Gerry Adams' 1970s convictions for attempted Maze Prison escapes
# Maze Prison
# Maze Prison

UK Supreme Court quashes Gerry Adams' 1970s convictions for attempted Maze Prison escapes

Updated May 13th 2020, 10:01 AM 65,793 Views 132 Comments

Adams attempted to escape from the Maze on Christmas Eve 1973 and again in July 1974.

# maze-prison - Tuesday 5 May, 2020

Debunked: No, the British army is not setting up a 'military camp' at Long Kesh prison
# Factcheck
# Factcheck

Debunked: No, the British army is not setting up a 'military camp' at Long Kesh prison

May 5th 2020, 1:38 PM 471 Views 0 Comments

A post on Facebook claims that the British army are to set up a ‘military camp’ at the site of the former Maze Prison.

# maze-prison - Tuesday 19 November, 2019

Gerry Adams’ prison escape convictions are unsafe, UK Supreme Court hears
# Maze Prison
# Maze Prison

Gerry Adams’ prison escape convictions are unsafe, UK Supreme Court hears

Updated Nov 19th 2019, 9:17 PM 39,119 Views 37 Comments

The former Sinn Féin leader claims two convictions he received in the 70s were unlawful.

# maze-prison - Friday 30 December, 2011

Gerry Adams questions Bobby Sands hunger strike claim
# State Papers
# State Papers

Gerry Adams questions Bobby Sands hunger strike claim

Dec 30th 2011, 8:27 PM 10,113 Views 37 Comments

The Sinn Féin leader said claims in State papers that Sands offered to end his hunger strike would be “totally out of character”.

# maze-prison - Thursday 29 July, 2010

From Maze to Museum
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

From Maze to Museum

Jul 29th 2010, 8:39 PM 304 Views 0 Comments

Notorious Northern Irish prison set to become a monument to peace.