# ira - Today’s News
# ira - Tuesday 22 July, 2014
Earlier, Health Minister Varadkar said he doesn’t think anyone believes Gerry Adams when he denies past membership of the
IRA. # ira - Thursday 17 July, 2014
Trial collapsed over issuing of an ‘on the run’ letter which falsely told suspect that he was not being sought by the Met.
# ira - Thursday 3 July, 2014
My father was just 39 when he was killed by an
IRA bomb. The fate that befell him has been like a virus in my family’s bloodstream; we can never forget. # ira - Monday 23 June, 2014
Michael D Higgins has paid tribute to the Gerry Conlon, who died on Saturday morning.
# ira - Saturday 21 June, 2014
Gerry Conlon spent 14 years in prison for an
IRA bombing that he played no part in.
Christy Burke’s been the headlines recently for his comments about the British royal family. He sat down at the Mansion House this week for a chat about his past, and his plans for the next 12 months…
# ira - Wednesday 18 June, 2014
TheScore.ie chats to Trevor Birney — the producer behind the ESPN ‘30 for 30′ doc on the Loughinisland tragedy.
# ira - Tuesday 17 June, 2014
During the year, 1974, there was an extensive number of bombings carried out in the UK by the
IRA. # ira - Monday 16 June, 2014
The bomb was the second largest to ever have exploded in Britain.
# ira - Tuesday 20 May, 2014
The Louth TD has always denied that he was in the
IRA but says that he has never dissociated himself from the organisation. # ira - Tuesday 13 May, 2014
He’s due to appear in court in three weeks time.
# ira - Thursday 8 May, 2014
Adams said there was no new evidential material to connect him to Jean McConville’s murder or to back up assertions he was a member of the
IRA. # ira - Wednesday 7 May, 2014
The arrest comes in the wake of Gerry Adams’ arrest and questioning by the PSNI last week.
A spokesperson for the college said despite the UK-US Mutual Legal Assistance Treaty, no one thought the PSNI would be allowed access to the tapes.
Some 190 republicans were issued with ‘letters of comfort’ from the British comfort telling them they were no longer wanted in connection with historical crimes.
# ira - Sunday 4 May, 2014
Gerry Adams remains in police custody with a decision from the PSNI due before 8pm.
# ira - Saturday 3 May, 2014
Much has been said about the contemporaneous history project this week – but what exactly was it?
Adams might be the last roadblock to Sinn Féin managing to uncork its potential to conquer the left wing, working class and republican ground in Irish politics.
# ira - Friday 2 May, 2014
Meanwhile, Gerry Adams is still being questioned by Antrim police about the woman’s abduction and murder.
# ira - Thursday 1 May, 2014
He said he recognised some of the people who took his mother away in 1972 and still passes them on the street.
Here’s some of the headlines from around the globe on the questioning of the Sinn Féin leader.
# ira - Thursday 17 April, 2014
The women, aged 57 and 60, were questioned at Antrim police station.
# ira - Sunday 13 April, 2014
From The Daily Edge
# ira - Wednesday 9 April, 2014
As President Michael D Higgins takes part in an historic trip to the UK, we should reflect on what other valuable gestures could help heal old wounds, writes David McCann.
# ira - Thursday 27 March, 2014
Donaldson worked for Sinn Féin in the Northern Ireland Assembly in Stormont before being outed as an MI5 agent in 2005 and later shot dead.
# ira - Monday 24 March, 2014
The Sinn Féin leader said the Jean McConville murder was a “terrible injustice”.
# ira - Saturday 22 March, 2014
77-year-old Ivor Bell is accused of aiding and abetting in the murder. He was remanding in custody at a court appearance today.
# ira - Friday 21 March, 2014
The 77-year-old, arrested earlier this week in West Belfast, also charged with membership of the
IRA. # ira - Thursday 20 March, 2014
# ira - Tuesday 11 March, 2014
Eamon Gilmore told the Dáil that talks on the contentious issues of flags, parades and the past were “derailed” after the release of John Downey.
# ira - Saturday 8 March, 2014
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At approximately 1.30am on 8 March a bomb exploded on Dublin’s main thoroughfare.
# ira - Saturday 1 March, 2014
John Downey says plans for him to hold a homecoming dance had become a “media circus”.
# ira - Friday 28 February, 2014
“The days of side deals, shabby deals and secret deals should be well and truly over,” SDLP member Alban Maginness told the Northern Ireland National Assembly today.
Peter Robinson has been criticised after withdrawing his threat to resign over the letters given to
IRA suspects who were on the run. # ira - Thursday 27 February, 2014
The Tánaiste was responding to news that a judge will review a covert deal that allowed
IRA suspects to escape prosecution.
The deals were made by former UK Prime Minster Tony Blair but should they be taken back?
# ira - Wednesday 26 February, 2014
John Downey walked free from court in London after a judge ruled that the trial should not go ahead.
In a new interview, Priory Hall developer Tom McFeely said he couldn’t be held responsible in any way for the death of Fiachra Daly.
# ira - Tuesday 25 February, 2014
“I don’t think it is any different than most of the other buildings in Dublin.”