Category: International

Sands’ Book Now in Kurdish

Denis O’Hearn’s widely-praised biography of Bobby Sands has now been translated into Kurdish. Nothing But An Unfinished Song will be published this weekend in yet another language of one of the world’s oppressed yet risen...

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‘I dedicate this song…’

[youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eIiu1xF92Qo[/youtube] Léo Ferré, the flamboyant French composer, poet and singer, who was born in 1916 and died in 1993, was a pacifist chansonnier and political rebel. His songs of...

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Another Award for Italian Writer

Congratulations to Italian writer and journalist Silvia Calamati who last month was given an international award for her book Bobby Sands’ Companions. Women and War in Northern Ireland. The book is dedicated to Kathleen O’Hagan,...

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Who Preached Pacifism

Father Daniel Berrigan, the radical priest whom, along with former US Attorney General Ramsey Clark, the British government banned from visiting Bobby Sands on his hunger strike, has died. Daniel Berrigan visited Ireland on many...

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Gordon Lightfoot & Bobby Sands

While on the blanket protest Bobby Sands wrote a song, I Wish I Was Back Home In Derry, which he sang out his cell door to the air of Gordon Lightfoot’s song, The Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald. Bobby’s song has been recorded...

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To The Brink

Former hunger striker Laurence McKeown’s interview with Anns Sussman on NPR (formerly National Public Radio). NPR serves as a national syndicator to a network of 900 public radio stations in the United States. This is the...

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Vicenza/Verona Events

Last Sunday, 1st March, was the 34th anniversary of the day in 1981 that Bobby Sands began his hunger strike which lasted sixty-five days until his death. Recently, another former hunger striker, Laurence McKeown spoke at two...

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BOBBY SANDS TRUST

The Bobby Sands Trust was established to publish, promote and keep in print the extraordinary writings of Bobby Sands, who from prison isolation became an international figure in 1981, and who to this day continues to inspire Irish republicans in their pursuit of freedom from British rule.

Contact us

Email: info@bobbysandstrust.com
Post: The Secretary, Bobby Sands Trust, 51-53 Falls Road, Belfast, BT12 4PD, Ireland