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IRA

# ira - Thursday 17 April, 2014

Two women arrested this morning over the Jean McConville case have been released

The women, aged 57 and 60, were questioned at Antrim police station.

# ira - Sunday 13 April, 2014

From The Daily Edge BBC News accidentally says Prince William was in the IRA Ouch

# ira - Wednesday 9 April, 2014

Column: Bold gestures are necessary for a genuinely inclusive Northern Ireland

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

Family of murdered spy Denis Donaldson accuse gardaí of delaying death inquest

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

Adams says he can meet PSNI, but denies involvement in Jean McConville murder IRA

Adams says he can meet PSNI, but denies involvement in Jean McConville murder

The Sinn Féin leader said the Jean McConville murder was a “terrible injustice”.

# ira - Saturday 22 March, 2014

Boston College testimony used to bring veteran republican to court over Jean McConville

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

77-year-old charged in connection with the murder of Jean McConville

The 77-year-old, arrested earlier this week in West Belfast, also charged with membership of the IRA.

# ira - Thursday 20 March, 2014

Police given extra time to question McConville suspect

The 77-year-old can be questioned until tomorrow night.

# ira - Tuesday 11 March, 2014

Tánaiste admits ‘on-the-runs’ controversy has ‘derailed’ progress in the North

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

Photos: On this day in 1966 Nelson’s Pillar in O’Connell Street was blown up Bomb This post contains images

Photos: On this day in 1966 Nelson’s Pillar in O’Connell Street was blown up

At approximately 1.30am on 8 March a bomb exploded on Dublin’s main thoroughfare.

# ira - Saturday 1 March, 2014

Homecoming dance for Hyde Park bomb accused cancelled over “media circus”

John Downey says plans for him to hold a homecoming dance had become a “media circus”.

# ira - Friday 28 February, 2014

On-the-run letters scheme slammed as ‘secret postal service for the IRA’

“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 accused of ‘playing the hard man’ after saying he won’t resign

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

Gilmore: We can never forget the terrible events that occurred during the Troubles

The Tánaiste was responding to news that a judge will review a covert deal that allowed IRA suspects to escape prosecution.

Poll: Should the British Government cancel deals made with IRA ‘on-the-runs’ ? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should the British Government cancel deals made with IRA ‘on-the-runs’ ?

The deals were made by former UK Prime Minster Tony Blair but should they be taken back?

# ira - Wednesday 26 February, 2014

Gerry Adams says Hyde Park bomb accused should never have been arrested

John Downey walked free from court in London after a judge ruled that the trial should not go ahead.

‘No ill will’: Stephanie Meehan’s classy response to McFeely suicide comment

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 Priory Hall is a shoddy building — Tom McFeely

“I don’t think it is any different than most of the other buildings in Dublin.”

# ira - Monday 24 February, 2014

Detectives appeal for ‘information, not speculation’ over Real IRA killing

Former republican prisoner Kieran Doherty was shot and left on the outskirts of Derry four years ago. The Real IRA claimed responsibility.

# ira - Monday 17 February, 2014

The ‘IRA’ claims responsibility for devices sent to British Army recruitment centres

The claim was made to Northern Irish media at the weekend according to UK police.

# ira - Sunday 9 February, 2014

There are 62 republican prisoners being held at present in Irish prisons IRA

There are 62 republican prisoners being held at present in Irish prisons

The average person is in custody in Portlaoise Prison for over 8 months.

# ira - Saturday 8 February, 2014

McGuinness willing to meet family of IRA victim who removed plaque from Ard Fheis venue

Speaking at the Wexford Opera House last night, the Sinn Féin MLA said he wasn’t aware the family of garda Seamus Quaid had requested a plaque be taken down from display at the venue.

# ira - Wednesday 15 January, 2014

PSNI close to Ronan Kerr charges as man sentenced over guns and explosive find Guns And Explosives This post contains images

PSNI close to Ronan Kerr charges as man sentenced over guns and explosive find

PSNI constable Kerr was killed by a booby-trap bomb in his car in Omagh on Saturday, 2 April 2011.

# ira - Tuesday 7 January, 2014

Marian Price given 12 month suspended sentence

She admitted to purchasing a mobile phone used to claim responsibility for the deaths of two soldiers shot at a barracks in Antrim in 2009.

# ira - Friday 3 January, 2014

Thatcher considered redrawing NI border to move Catholic areas south

The plan was revealed by British state papers released under the 30 year rule.

# ira - Sunday 29 December, 2013

Iran’s ‘championing’ of Bobby Sands in the 1980s was concerning to the Irish Government

Iranian sympathies towards the IRA would not develop beyond a symbolic level, the Irish Government believed, adding that the renaming of the road along side the British Embassy after the hunger striker was not to be taken seriously.

# ira - Friday 27 December, 2013

Maze prisoners badly treated by ‘out of control’ officers after IRA escape

One prisoner lost his front teeth, reveals secret documents held in the Department of the Taoiseach.

# ira - Sunday 22 December, 2013

Former IRA man Bernard McGinn found dead at his home in Monaghan

Gardaí have confirmed that a sudden death was reported to officers in Monaghan Town at around 2pm yesterday afternoon.

# ira - Thursday 12 December, 2013

The 5 at 5: Thursday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Special Criminal Court trial ‘did not violate human rights’ of IRA member IRA

Special Criminal Court trial ‘did not violate human rights’ of IRA member

Kenneth Donohoe claimed his right to a fair trial was not upheld by the Special Criminal Court. The European Court of Human Rights did not agree.

# ira - Wednesday 11 December, 2013

Fancy seeing a smuggled rifle from 1914 that was found in Seán O’Casey’s house?

To mark the centenary of the Irish Volunteers a new exhibition at Glasnevin Cemetery also sheds light on some of those who took part in the Irish revolution.

# ira - Tuesday 10 December, 2013

Taoiseach calls on Adams to answer question: Were you a member of IRA?

The Taoiseach criticised the Sinn Féin president’s past during a discussion on salary top-ups for some health executives with Kenny ruling out an independent inquiry at Leaders’ Questions this afternoon.

# ira - Friday 6 December, 2013

Gerry Adams insists IRA volunteers ‘were doing their duty as they saw it’

The Sinn Féin president has said the IRA members behind the killing of Harry Breen and Bob Buchanan were doing their duty in the same way as the RUC officers were doing theirs.

# ira - Thursday 5 December, 2013

Gerry Adams: ‘Laissez faire’ comments reflect what is recorded by Smithwick Tribunal

Gerry Adams is standing by his remarks in relation to two RUC officers who were murdered by the IRA 24 years ago.

# ira - Wednesday 4 December, 2013

Adams branded “an apologist for terrorists” after “laissez faire” remark

Gerry Adams said that the Smithwick Tribunal’s finding that collusion existed between the IRA and gardaí was something he knew nothing of.

# ira - Monday 2 December, 2013

Gardaí investigating dissident republicans arrest two in David Black murder probe

The arrests were made following a number searches in Leitrim and Cavan today.

# ira - Sunday 1 December, 2013

Sinn Féin for next government coalition? Not likely, say FF and FG pols

Second part of TV3 exploration also hears Sinn Féin politicians questioned about IRA criminality.

# ira - Friday 29 November, 2013

PSNI appeal for man who phoned Jean McConville’s family in the 90s to come forward

In 1972, the man was believed to be 16-years-old, from west Belfast and may have moved to England after this period.

# ira - Wednesday 20 November, 2013

Northern Ireland Attorney General calls for end to Troubles prosecutions

Can a line be drawn under the killings that occurred before the Good Friday Agreement?

# ira - Tuesday 12 November, 2013

From The Daily Edge Musician deadmau5 denies he’s quitting Twitter because of “up the ra” incident Up The Ra

Musician deadmau5 denies he’s quitting Twitter because of “up the ra” incident

The artist tweeted the Latin word “ira”, but soon regretted it.

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