Bobby Sands

Bobby Sands
1954 - 1981
Bobby Sands  Northern Irish Activist

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Bobby Sands was previously married to Geraldine Noade (1972 - 1981).


Northern Irish Activist Bobby Sands was born Robert Gerard Sands on 9th March, 1954 in Abbots Cross, Newtownabbey, County Antrim, Northern Ireland and passed away on 5th May 1981 H block of Maze prison (aka Long Kesh), County Down, Northern Ireland aged 27. He is most remembered for First of the 10 hungerstrikers to die in Maze prison in 1981 during the troubles.. His zodiac sign is Pisces.

Bobby Sands is a member of the following lists: 1954 births, 1981 deaths and Irish writers.


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First Name Bobby
Last Name Sands
Full Name at Birth Robert Gerard Sands
Alternative Name Roibeárd Gearóid Ó Seachnasaigh, Marcella (as a poet)
Age 27 (age at death) years
Birthday 9th March, 1954
Birthplace Abbots Cross, Newtownabbey, County Antrim, Northern Ireland
Died 5th May, 1981
Place of Death H block of Maze prison (aka Long Kesh), County Down, Northern Ireland
Cause of Death Hunger strike
Buried Milltown Cemetery, Belfast, County Antrim, Northern Ireland
Height 5' 9½" (177 cm)
Build Slim
Hair Color Brown - Light
Zodiac Sign Pisces
Sexuality Straight
Religion Roman Catholic
Ethnicity White
Nationality Northern Irish
High School Stella Maris
Occupation Text Member of Parliament for Fermanagh and South Tyrone, Provisional Irish Republican Army volunteer, poet, gaeilgeoir, revolutionary
Occupation Activist
Claim to Fame First of the 10 hungerstrikers to die in Maze prison in 1981 during the troubles.
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Father John Sands
Mother Rosaleen Sands
Brother John Sands
Sister Bernadette Sands McKevitt, Marcella Sands
Family Member Gerald Sands (son)
Associated People Owen Carron (election agent)

Robert Gerard Sands (Irish: Roibeárd Gearóid Ó Seachnasaigh; 9 March 1954 – 5 May 1981) was a member of the Provisional Irish Republican Army (IRA) who died on hunger strike while imprisoned at HM Prison Maze in Northern Ireland. Sands helped to plan the 1976 bombing of the Balmoral Furniture Company in Dunmurry, which was followed by a gun battle with the Royal Ulster Constabulary. Sands was arrested while trying to escape and he was sentenced to 14 years for firearms possession.

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Bobby Sands27 PiscesActivist
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NameGenderBornAgeOther Parent
GerardMale8th May, 197349 years oldGeraldine Noade




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