IRA member (1956-2020)
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.
Storey died on 21 June 2020 at a hospital in England from problems caused by lung surgery, aged 64.
- ↑ An Phoblacht, 18.12 2008. Pg. 8–9
- ↑ O'Neill, Julian (21 June 2020). "Republican Bobby Storey dies following illness". BBC News. Retrieved 21 June 2020.
- House of Commons Hansard Debates for 11 January 2005 – House of Commons debate containing allegations against Storey
- The Trouble with Guns – journalist Malachi O'Doherty's account of a meeting with Storey in 1995