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  1. Gerry Conlon - Wikipedia

    From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia 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.

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      Gerry Conlon was born in Belfast and grew up at 7 Peel...

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      Conlon battled with lung cancer for a period before his...

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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.

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  3. Gerry Conlon – Wikipedia

    Gerard ”Gerry” Conlon (1. maaliskuuta 1954 Belfast – 21. kesäkuuta 2014 Belfast) oli pohjoisirlantilainen ihmisoikeusaktivisti, joka oli yhdessä useiden perheenjäsentensä kanssa 15 vuotta brittiläisessä vankilassa tuomittuna IRA:n suorittamasta Guildfordin pommi-iskusta, kunnes heidän syyttömyytensä saatiin todistettua.

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  5. Gerry Conlon - Viquipèdia, l'enciclopèdia lliure

    Gerard "Gerry" Conlon (Belfast, 1 de març de 1954 – Belfast, 21 de juny de 2014) fou un activista polític en defensa dels drets humans nord-irlandès. Considerat com un dels Quatre de Guildford, passà 15 anys a la presó després de ser condemnat erròniament de col·locar bombes de l' IRA Provisional.

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

    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. Sarah Conlon - Wikipedia

    Gerard Conlon, Patrick Armstrong, Paul Hill and Carole Richardson, dubbed as "the Guildford Four", were arrested, convicted, and jailed for life in 1975, with each serving 15 years in jail before their convictions were quashed by the Court of Appeal, after an extensive inquiry carried out by Avon and Somerset Police into the original police investigation.

  8. Conlon - Wikipedia

    The name may be derived from two Irish Gaelic words "Con" (the genitive case of Cú, meaning "hound") and "Lón" meaning lion - thereby implying a person who has the characteristics of a lion born of a hound - strength and speed. It is sometimes spelt Conlan, Conlen and Conlin. Like most surnames, it is sometimes used as a first name.

  9. In the Name of the Son, The Gerry Conlon Story by Richard O ...

    In the Name of the Son, The Gerry Conlon Story by Richard O’Rawe ‘is a salutary and important book’ A harrowing story without hagiography, it also shows how our nearest neighbour has not yet...

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