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#IRA

# ira - Today’s News

Flanagan warns against “car crash politics” as IRA debate rages on

His comments follow the UUP’s unanimous vote to leave the North’s power-sharing executive.

# ira - Friday 28 August, 2015

What were we expecting? For all IRA members to lay down their rifles and work a 9 to 5?

The political establishment hopes connecting Sinn Fein with IRA criminality will help spoil Gerry Adams and Co’s chances in the upcoming election, but they should be careful what they wish for, writes Paul Allen.

# ira - Thursday 27 August, 2015

Mary Lou: Sinn Féin ain’t going away, you know

The party’s deputy leader has hit out at attempts to “smear this proud Republican Party and our leader”.

“The IRA have gone away. The war is over, they’re not coming back”

‘We differ from the view of the Chief Constable’

# ira - Wednesday 26 August, 2015

The Garda Commissioner has weighed in on the existence of the IRA

Noirin O’Sullivan tonight took the unusual step of intervening in an ongoing row.

Gerry Adams: ‘Sinn Féin has no special responsibility to respond to allegations about the IRA’

The president of Sinn Féin says the war is over and the IRA is gone and is not coming back.

“Dried-out husks don’t set out to murder people” – Burton

The Tanaiste’s comments were made in reaction to former Attorney General Michael McDowell saying the decision was made to let the IRA exist to avoid dissidents filling the void.

# ira - Tuesday 25 August, 2015

Sinn Féin says Frances Fitzgerald may have broken rules with ‘political smears’

Meanwhile, the Justice Minister has asked the Garda Commissioner to liaise with the PSNI in assessing the current status of the Provisional IRA.

# ira - Saturday 22 August, 2015

Gerry Adams: The IRA had nothing to do with Kevin McGuigan’s murder

The Sinn Féin leader said some people are using the killing to “undermine” his party.

# ira - Friday 21 August, 2015

The 5 at 5: Friday

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# ira - Thursday 20 August, 2015

Police suspect members of the Provisional IRA murdered Kevin McGuigan

The involvement of the Provisional IRA is one of the lines of enquiry being pursued.

# ira - Friday 14 August, 2015

Kevin McGuigan murder: Two arrested and released over killing of ex-IRA man shot in front of his wife

Kevin McGuigan was gunned down in the Catholic Short Strand area of Belfast.

# ira - Monday 10 August, 2015

Five people arrested in operation targeting the IRA

They will appear in court this evening.

# ira - Tuesday 28 July, 2015

Gerry Adams: The IRA was never defeated

The Sinn Féin leader was speaking on the 10th anniversary of the formal end to the IRA’s armed campaign.

# ira - Wednesday 1 July, 2015

Senator says cyberbullying bill could silence people like Mairia Cahill

Under the proposed law, a person could face 12 months in jail or a €5,000 fine.

# ira - Tuesday 30 June, 2015

‘I’m not trying to un-Sinn Féin myself’: New Lord Mayor reacts to criticism

Críona Ní Dhálaigh said 1916 centenary commemorations will be inclusive.

# ira - Monday 29 June, 2015

Last-ditch attempt to stop Sinn Féin ‘hijacking’ 1916 centenary is ‘laughable’ IRA

# ira - Friday 26 June, 2015

Families of suspected bodies in Meath hope for “an end to the torment”

It’s “more likely than not” that the bodies are of Seamus Wright and Kevin McKee. Joe Lynskey is also believed to be buried nearby.

# ira - Tuesday 23 June, 2015

Gardaí have finally started handing over their files on massacre of Protestants

After months of pressure, criticism, and an order from Frances Fitzgerald.

# ira - Monday 15 June, 2015

From The42 ‘Italia 90 success resonated in a rapidly changing Ireland’ Italia 90 Week

‘Italia 90 success resonated in a rapidly changing Ireland’

In an extract from his acclaimed autobiography, Alan McLoughlin remembers representing the Boys in Green at Italia 90.

# ira - Friday 22 May, 2015

Northern Irish justice system apologises to Mairia Cahill over handling of her case

An independent review into the Northern Ireland Public Prosecution Service’s handling of Cahill’s case is to be published today.

# ira - Tuesday 19 May, 2015

From The Daily Edge The Washington Post just made the worst Prince Charles typo you will ever see Not In The IRA

# ira - Saturday 16 May, 2015

The 5 at 5: Saturday

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# ira - Tuesday 12 May, 2015

Police admit investigation into Jock Davison’s murder is ‘very challenging’

He was shot five times on his way to work.

# ira - Friday 8 May, 2015

Third man questioned over Jock Davison murder is released without charge

The former IRA leader was gunned down on Tuesday morning in the Markets area of Belfast.

# ira - Friday 1 May, 2015

Man sentenced to life in prison for murder of gangland boss Eamon Kelly

Sean Connolly was sentenced at the Special Criminal Court today.

Priest jailed for hiring IRA to intimidate nephew

Father Francis Kelleher has been jailed for four years.

# 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.

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