Bomb and the Ballot Box | Endgame in Ireland

In April 1981, Bobby Sands, an IRA prisoner on hunger strike, won a seat at Westminster, inadvertently starting the endgame in Northern Ireland.

Clip Info
  • Clip length: 59'01''
  • Broadcast year: 2001
Curriculum Connection
  • History | The Irish Troubles

Licence: ERA Licence required


UK only
Staff and students of licensed education establishments only
Cannot be adapted

  • Provider: BBC
  • Channel: BBC Two
  • Programme: Endgame in Ireland
  • Episode: Bomb and the Ballot Box