- Bobby Sands Trust - http://www.bobbysandstrust.com -

Leaving Cert Special

 

Bobby Sands and 1916 leader Tom Clarke feature in a series of broadcasts on the Irish radio station Newstalk aimed at Leaving Certificate students. The series, Talking History, has been running since 1st March and is also be available on Podcast and on iTunes for students to download.

A special Leaving Cert programme broadcast on Sunday, April 11th, featuring Patrick Geoghegan and a team of historians, teachers and students, discussing key topics relating to the history syllabus, key questions, examination approaches and themes is also available for downloading.

The documentary on Bobby Sands begins about two minutes into the broadcast and features, amongst others, two hunger strikers, Laurence McKeown and Raymond McCartney, and BBC journalist Peter Taylor who covered the period in question.