UNIQUE REPUBLICAN IRISH HISTORY COVERING 800 YEARS OF CONFLICT IN IRELAND and the 1981 Hunger Strike This tour has been recommended by universities around the world highly recommended for people interested politic conflict studies. You tour will start from a free Belfast city centre pick up point 1km from Belfast city hall. COVERS REPUBLICAN WORK CLASS AREAS OF BELFAST REPUBLICAN MUSEUM MILTOWN REPUBLICAN PLOT (BOBBY SANDS GRAVE ) Sands was born in 1954 to Roman Catholic parents, John (died 2014) and Rosaleen (died 2018),] who were both raised in Belfast. After marrying, they relocated to the new development of Abbots Cross, Newtownabbey, County Antrim, outside North Belfast. Sands was the eldest of four children. His younger sisters, Marcella and Bernadette, were born in 1955 and 1958, respectively. He also had a younger brother, John, born 1962.