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      • Gerry Conlon (1954-2014), is a Northern Irish man who was a victim of the terrible miscarriage of justice of the Guildford Four. Wrongly convicted by the British Court of Justice, he was accused of carrying out an attack in 1975 on behalf of the IRA. He was only released after 15 years in prison. Gerry Conlon’s Biography
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  2. Gerry Conlon - Wikipedia

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    Gerard "Gerry" Conlon (1 March 1954 – 21 June 2014) was an Irish man known for being one of the Guildford Four who spent 15 years in prison after being wrongly convicted of being a Provisional IRA bomber.

    • 21 June 2014 (aged 60), Belfast, Northern Ireland
    • Convicted on 22 October 1975 and sentenced to life imprisonment
    • Gerard Conlon, 1 March 1954, Belfast, Northern Ireland
    • Conviction quashed by Court of Appeal on 19 October 1989
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    Gerry Con­lon was born in Belfast and grew up in the im­pov­er­ished but close-knit com­mu­nity of the Lower Falls Road. He de­scribed his child­hood as happy. His fa­ther was Giuseppe Con­lon, a fac­tory worker, and his mother was Sarah Con­lon, a hos­pi­tal cleaner. In 1974, at age 20, Con­lon went to Eng­land to seek work and to es­cape the every­day vi­o­lence he was en­coun­ter­ing on the streets of Belfast. He was liv­ing with a group of squat­ters in Lon­don when he was ar­rested for the Guild­ford pub bomb­ings, which oc­curred on 5 Oc­to­ber the same year. Con­lon, along with fel­low Irish­men Paul Hill and Paddy Arm­strong and Eng­lish­woman Ca­r­ole Richard­son, be­came the so-called Guild­ford Four con­victed on 22 Oc­to­ber 1975 of plant­ing two bombs a year ear­lier in the Sur­rey town of Guild­ford which killed five peo­ple and in­jured dozens more. The four were sen­tenced to life in prison.At their trial the judge told the de­fen­dants, "If hang­ing were still an op...

    Con­lon bat­tled with lung can­cer for a lengthy pe­riod be­fore his death on 21 June 2014 in his na­tive Belfast. He is sur­vived by his sis­ters Ann and Bridie.

  3. Gerry Conlon | Historica Wiki | Fandom

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    Gerard "Gerry" Conlon (1 March 1954-21 June 2014) was a Northern Irish man who, along with three other members of the " Guildford Four ", was wrongly accused of being a Provisional IRA member during The Troubles.

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  4. Life after the Guildford Four: from cocaine to redemption ...

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    Mar 01, 2020 · Conlon and three friends Paul Hill, Paddy Armstrong and Carole Richardson – were convicted of the 1974 IRA Guildford pub bombings. After years of campaigning against a miscarriage of justice, the...

  5. Gerry Conlon | Guide Ireland.com

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    Gerry Conlon (1954-2014), is a Northern Irish man who was a victim of the terrible miscarriage of justice of the Guildford Four. Wrongly convicted by the British Court of Justice, he was accused of carrying out an attack in 1975 on behalf of the IRA. He was only released after 15 years in prison. Gerry Conlon’s Biography

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  6. Guildford Four's Gerry Conlon dies - BBC News

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    Jun 23, 2014 · Gerry Conlon, who was wrongly convicted of the 1974 Guildford IRA pub bombing, has died aged 60 after an illness. He was one of the Guildford Four, who spent 15 years in prison before their...

  7. Guildford Four: how the innocent were framed and the truth ...

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    Mar 06, 2020 · Guildford Four: how the innocent were framed and the truth buried. Gerry Conlon leaving the Old Bailey. On October 5, 1974 two public houses in Guildford, Surrey were bombed by the IRA without warning causing five deaths and over 60 injuries of varying severity. The bombs were placed in the pubs with timing devices to detonate when the bomb placers were clear of Guildford.

  8. Guildford Four and Maguire Seven - Wikipedia

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    Giuseppe Conlon had travelled from Belfast to help his son, Gerry Conlon, in the Guildford Four trial. Conlon, who had troubles with his lungs for many years, died in prison in January 1980, while the other six served their sentences and were released. Appeals. The Guildford Four and the Maguire Seven sought leave to appeal their convictions immediately and were refused.

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