Bobby Storey

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Robert Storey (11 April 1956 – 21 June 2020) was an Irish Sinn Fein politician. He was a member of the Provisional Irish Republican Army (IRA) from Belfast, Northern Ireland. He was sentenced to a total of 25 years in jail but was released early under the terms of the Belfast Agreement. He also played a key role in the Maze Prison escape in 1983, the biggest prison escape in the history of the United Kingdom.[1]

Storey died on 21 June 2020 at a hospital in England from problems caused by lung surgery, aged 64.[2]

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  1. An Phoblacht, 18.12 2008. Pg. 8–9
  2. O'Neill, Julian (21 June 2020). "Republican Bobby Storey dies following illness". BBC News. Retrieved 21 June 2020.

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