Historical Background to the Hunger Strikes
and What the Hunger Strikes Achieved

  • The Background to the Quest for Political Status

  • The Five Demands

  • The Granting of Special Category Status

  • The Psychology of a Hunger Striker: Factors Influencing the Death of Bobby Sands MP by Sean P. O'Connell

  • FREEDOM A Sinn Fein Education Publication with background and information on the Hunger Strikes

  • The H-Block Song

  • The history of the 1980 Hunger Strike

  • The End of the 1981 Hunger Strike

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