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Dublin: 9 °C Saturday 25 April, 2015

#IRA

# ira - Monday 6 April, 2015

# ira - Friday 3 April, 2015

Gerry Adams tells US television: ‘I never pulled a trigger, ordered a murder or set off a bomb’

“I don’t disassociate myself from the IRA. But I was not a member of the IRA.”

# ira - Thursday 2 April, 2015

From The42 Anti-IRA chants are not illegal, says English football supporters’ organisation Tensions Rising

Anti-IRA chants are not illegal, says English football supporters’ organisation

It was reported that many of England’s 2,000 fans took part in abusive chanting during Tuesday’s friendly against Italy in Turin.

# ira - Wednesday 25 March, 2015

“Frustrating” that Garda Commissioner didn’t say if the Provisional IRA still exists

Nóirín O’Sullivan appeared before the Justice Committee today.

# ira - Monday 23 March, 2015

IRA abuse claims show – once again – how the institution is always placed before the victim

There are parallels between Sinn Féin’s reaction to allegations by Paudie McGahon and Maíria Cahill and the Catholic Church’s pursuit of its own institutional safety.

# ira - Sunday 22 March, 2015

Police investigating ‘six key IRA suspects’ who received on-the-run letters

As many as 200 republicans received these letters.

Family: Gerry Adams told us our brother’s killers would not be brought to police

Andrew Kearney was killed in a ‘punishment attack’ in 1998.

# ira - Friday 20 March, 2015

Micheál Martin: The IRA hijacked the Easter Rising, it’s time to take it back

‘They have attempted to tarnish events of 1916 in the most appalling way.’

# ira - Saturday 14 March, 2015

On this day 24 years ago, the Birmingham Six were released Miscarriage Of Justice This post contains videos

On this day 24 years ago, the Birmingham Six were released

The men spent 16 years in prison – for a crime they didn’t commit.

# ira - Thursday 12 March, 2015

Adams ‘refutes’ claims Sinn Féin is holding back information on McGahon case

Meanwhile, a former Sinn Féin TD has denied Paudie McGahon was frisked when he visited his constituency office in 2008.

Mary Lou: Anybody who rapes a child can’t call themselves a republican

The Sinn Féin deputy leader has been making her first public comments on the latest abuse claims.

# ira - Wednesday 11 March, 2015

Man who claims he was raped by IRA member wants Sinn Féin to “tell the truth”

Paudie McGahon, speaking on last night’s BBC Spotlight programme, alleged that he was abused by an IRA volunteer.

The IRA, the US and Colombia’s 50 years of violence

Peace talks between the Bogota government and FARC rebels have been under way since 2012.

# ira - Tuesday 10 March, 2015

Micheál Martin: I know Gerry Adams was a former chief of staff of the IRA

The Fianna Fáil leader made the comment in the Dáil as new abuse claims will be broadcast on BBC Spotlight this evening.

# ira - Friday 6 March, 2015

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.

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