The Irish premiere of a contemporary dance, inspired by the writings of Bobby Sands and resistance to oppression, was staged in the Devenish Complex in West Belfast on Wednesday, 22 September, sponsored by Féile an Phobail. Communities Minister Deirde Hargey was introduced by Féile director, Kevin Gamble. She spoke about the importance of the arts and public peformances and how the Corona Virus pandemic had devastated the arts community.
"I didn't know anything about Bobby Sands or the hunger strike...I was born in 1988 so it was before my time but it wasn't long before my time. I very quickly realised that I only had one half of the story and there was a lot more to it..."