IRA jail break

In September 1983 a group of IRA prisoners escaped from the high security Maze jail in Northern Ireland.

Most of them had been jailed for bombings and killings carried out as part of their campaign against British rule.

Hear from 'Bik' McFarlane - one of the leaders of the breakout.

(Image: The Maze prison with its H blocks Credit: Press Association)

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