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# ira - Today’s News

US bishop compares ISIS to the IRA

“The analogy I think is somewhat accurate.”

# ira - Monday 2 March, 2015

“Surely after 30 years, if we can forgive the deed, the remains could be given back to us”

The families of the remaining “disappeared” are asking for the remains to be returned.

# ira - Saturday 21 February, 2015

Gerry Adams: I’ve given the guards names of alleged IRA sex offenders

Adams discussed the Mairia Cahill controversy in an interview with TheJournal.ie this week.

# ira - Saturday 14 February, 2015

Shot dead on his wedding day: Tragic love stories from Ireland’s Civil War

Shot dead on his wedding day: Tragic love stories from Ireland’s Civil War

John Kennedy married his fiancé during a break in fighting but was killed later that day.

# ira - Saturday 31 January, 2015

‘The most memorable thing about jail? Helping IRA members escape on a helicopter’

Dublin’s Lord Mayor recalls his time in prison, and shares his thoughts on the Queen.

# ira - Sunday 25 January, 2015

‘You planted the bomb that killed my dad, but who are you?’

An incredible friendship grew from the aftermath of the Brighton bombing.

# ira - Thursday 22 January, 2015

‘We just want to bury him with Mum and Dad’

A Bishop has called for information on Columba McVeigh at a mass in Monaghan.

# ira - Monday 5 January, 2015

The 5 at 5: Monday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

Two convicted IRA bombers arrested in Spain for smuggling alcohol and tobacco IRA

Two convicted IRA bombers arrested in Spain for smuggling alcohol and tobacco

Leonard Hardy and his wife Donna Maria Elizabeth Hardy were convicted of a 1989 bombing of a British army barracks in Germany.

# ira - Friday 2 January, 2015

Torture, abuse and a suspect’s death: An RUC holding centre used during the Troubles Castlereagh This post contains images

Torture, abuse and a suspect’s death: An RUC holding centre used during the Troubles

Bobby Hanvey was the only photographer allowed to take pictures before the building was demolished.

US clothing brand forced to confirm it’s NOT affiliated with the IRA

# ira - Thursday 1 January, 2015

From The Daily Edge This US clothing brand name has a completely different meaning in Ireland Lost In Translation

This US clothing brand name has a completely different meaning in Ireland

Impact Reduction Apparel is fine, don’t shorten it…

# ira - Thursday 25 December, 2014

Garda Jerry McCabe killer questioned over stabbing of his wife Pauline Tully McAuley

Pearse McAuley is being held at Cavan Garda Station.

# ira - Monday 22 December, 2014

Two men arrested over Jean McConville abduction and murder are let go

Eleven people have been arrested in the investigation.

# ira - Tuesday 16 December, 2014

Micheál Martin: The IRA ‘calls the shots’ in Sinn Féin

But Gerry Adams denied that was the case today.

# ira - Tuesday 9 December, 2014

Opinion: Mary Lou would elevate Sinn Féin to the political elite as party leader

It’s obvious to observers on the side-line that it makes sense for Adams to step aside and make way for a leader who can elevate the party into the political establishment, south of the border.

# ira - Friday 5 December, 2014

# ira - Thursday 4 December, 2014

Former IRA officer: ‘Gardaí colluded with us during the Troubles’

The IRA’s former head of intelligence has made the claims in a new book.

# ira - Monday 1 December, 2014

Specialist dog searches for unmarked grave of Joe Lynskey

“We have to remember that it took four searches over nearly 15 years before we found Brendan Megraw. We are just at the beginning of the process for Joe Lynskey.”

# ira - Saturday 29 November, 2014

Tesco, the IRA, and Carrauntoohil: The week in numbers

Plus: What percentage of deaths in Ireland are caused by cancer?

Have a look through the prison journal of an Easter Rising volunteer

Patrick Brennan’s journal will be on display in Clare Museum.

# ira - Monday 24 November, 2014

Gardaí given names of ‘more than 30 IRA abusers’

Frances Fitzgerald said a cross-border inquiry was being considered.

Family of 21-year-old beaten to death in a Monaghan barn ask politicians for help

The SDLP are laying down a motion in Stormont.

# ira - Sunday 23 November, 2014

‘An investigation into IRA abuse allegations is needed to realise the scale of it’

Maíria Cahill spoke last night to RTÉ’s Saturday Night Show.

# ira - Saturday 22 November, 2014

“Life, a long long time ago” – Documentary follows Guildford Four’s Paddy Armstrong to London

An RTÉ documentary followed Armstrong on and told his story.

# ira - Friday 14 November, 2014

‘Brendan is finally getting the dignity of a funeral’

Brendan Megraw is being laid to rest in Belfast today.

# ira - Thursday 13 November, 2014

“I smile easily” – Mary Lou denies “smirking” at Mairia Cahill during abuse debate

Cahill also claims the Dublin TD laughed and checked her phone during speeches.

# ira - Wednesday 12 November, 2014

TD will give gardaí names of eight sex abusers that IRA allegedly moved to Republic

Micheál Martin said that as many as 28 victims are now considering coming forward.

In full: Enda Kenny’s speech accusing Sinn Féin of moving sex abusers to the South

There was a heated three-hour debate in the Dáil today, stemming from allegations made by Maíria Cahill.

Micheál Martin tells Dáil of ‘harrowing’ sexual abuse suffered by two brothers IRA

Micheál Martin tells Dáil of ‘harrowing’ sexual abuse suffered by two brothers

“These are not isolated cases. They are the tip of an iceberg.”

Gardaí investigating claims that Republican sex abusers were moved across the border IRA

Gardaí investigating claims that Republican sex abusers were moved across the border

The Justice Minister said Gerry Adams mentioned the fact that people were moved and that suggests he has some information.

# ira - Sunday 9 November, 2014

Ceremonies remember the First World War’s fallen men and women

The Taoiseach, Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs will all attend ceremonies today to mark Remembrance Day.

# ira - Saturday 8 November, 2014

Victim of Enniskillen Bombing: ‘I remember running around as if it was a horror movie’

Stephen Gault was just 18 when he was injured in the bomb. His father Samuel, who had been standing next to him, was killed instantly.

From The42 Bloody Sunday 1920 in Croke Park – 90 seconds of shooting that changed Irish-British History Looking Back

Bloody Sunday 1920 in Croke Park – 90 seconds of shooting that changed Irish-British History

A new book ‘The Bloodied Field’ by Michael Foley recounts the extraordinary story of Bloody Sunday.

# ira - Wednesday 5 November, 2014

Opinion: Sinn Féin continues its Stand By Your Man policy… but will it sour public opinion?

Sinn Féin prides itself on its militaristic discipline in staying on-message – but that Stepford uniformity could eventually turn voters against it.

# ira - Tuesday 4 November, 2014

This was the odd exchange between Gerry Adams and a TV3 journalist today

Ursula Halligan questioned the Sinn Féin leader on the appropriateness of some of his tweets.

# ira - Monday 3 November, 2014

The Disappeared: Body found in Meath bog confirmed as that of Brendan Megraw

DNA tests have positively confirmed the IRA victim’s identity.

Gerry Adams: I’m not resigning

Adams said he acknowledges that the IRA was ill-equipped to deal with the issue of abuse.

# ira - Friday 31 October, 2014

‘My abuser was given money and moved out of NI’ – Mairia Cahill

Cahill also says that a letter she wrote to the IRA proves they carried out an investigation.

Do you know anything about Ireland’s secret War of Independence caves?

An archaeologist in Sligo has identified 35 used to hide people and ammunitions and needs your help to find more.

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