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#IRA

# ira - Thursday 17 October, 2019

Republican Ivor Bell found not guilty of soliciting murder of Jean McConville

The mother-of-ten was killed by a single gunshot wound to the back of the head in December 1972.

# ira - Friday 11 October, 2019

Alleged IRA bomber John Downey extradited to UK over murder of two soldiers

John Downey’s trial for the IRA’s Hyde Park bombing collapsed in controversy five years ago.

# ira - Tuesday 8 October, 2019

Trial of two men charged in connection with murder of Peter Butterly opens at Special Criminal Court

The prosecution described it as a “meticulously planned” killing.

# ira - Wednesday 2 October, 2019

Collins' most reliable and useful agents: New files shine light on women of the War of Independence

One Dublin woman who ran a grocery shop was considered a key asset to Michael Collins, according to the files.

# ira - Tuesday 17 September, 2019

Veteran IRA member claims Gerry Adams lied when he denied being a member of the organisation

The Louth TD has repeatedly denied accusations that he was a member of the paramilitary organisation.

# ira - Monday 9 September, 2019

New IRA responsible for mortar device left outside Co Tyrone homes, PSNI claims

The device was discovered outside homes in the Church View Close area in Strabane on Saturday.

# ira - Friday 6 September, 2019

Former police chief to hold investigation into 1982 murder of three RUC officers in Co Armagh

Sergeant Sean Quinn and Constables Allan McCloy and Paul Hamilton were killed by a bomb.

# ira - Tuesday 27 August, 2019

Events take place to mark 40 years since IRA killings of Lord Mountbatten and Warrenpoint soldiers

The killings took place on one of the deadliest days of the Troubles.

# ira - Wednesday 3 July, 2019

Man accused of IRA membership had picture of late Alan Ryan on his phone

Darren Weldon has pleaded not guilty to membership of an unlawful organisation.

# ira - Friday 21 June, 2019

Ex-IRA man granted UK Supreme Court hearing over Boston College tapes

The tapes which contain interviews with former paramilitaries were not meant to be heard in public until after their deaths.

# ira - Wednesday 12 June, 2019

Billy McKee - a founding member of the Provisional IRA - has died aged 97

McKee always defended the worst atrocities of the IRA.

# ira - Saturday 25 May, 2019

Real IRA leader dies after taking ill in Portlaoise Prison

McGrane plotted an explosion during the State visit of Britain’s Prince Charles in 2015.

# ira - Wednesday 22 May, 2019

The Disappeared: Anonymous donor offers $60,000 for information on locations of last three victims

The three men are among 16 people killed by Republicans between 1972 and 1985.

# ira - Thursday 2 May, 2019

Alleged IRA man who raped two teenage boys at 'republican safe house' jailed for seven years

Seamus Marley had pleaded not guilty to the charges, which date back to the early 1990s.

# ira - Monday 29 April, 2019

Rape victim says his life was left in 'tatters' from the moment alleged IRA man entered his house

Seamus Marley (45) was found guilty last month of raping and sexually assaulting two teenage boys in the 1990s.

# ira - Tuesday 9 April, 2019

Gardaí probe dissident links to spate of ATM robberies

Eight ATMs have been stolen across the border in a matter of weeks.

# ira - Friday 5 April, 2019

Máiría Cahill drops out of local elections following safety fears over her address

Cahill filed a restraining order to protect herself in the past, and now worries for the safety of herself and her young daughter if her address was to be released.

# ira - Monday 1 April, 2019

Two men jailed over murder of dissident republican Peter Butterly

The father-of-three was shot dead in Meath in 2013.

# ira - Sunday 24 March, 2019

The year the Archbishop refused to bless the NYC parade due to growing 'IRA influence'

Retired journalist Éanna Brophy recalls a tense wait at the Cathedral doors as the choice of grand marshall prompted controversy.

# ira - Saturday 23 March, 2019

Parcel bombing scheme was 'cack-handed, reckless and extremely dangerous'

There are similarities between this month’s devices and ones used by the Provisional IRA.

# ira - Friday 22 March, 2019

Monaghan mechanic (55) found guilty of IRA membership at Special Criminal Court

James Joseph Cassidy will be sentenced on 29 April.

# ira - Thursday 21 March, 2019

From The42 'Up the Ra' - Declan Rice apologises after pro-IRA Instagram comments surface Social Media

'Up the Ra' - Declan Rice apologises after pro-IRA Instagram comments surface

The recently-declared England midfielder admits his remarks from 2015 were ‘naive’.

# ira - Wednesday 20 March, 2019

'It's part of history': Auctioneer defends decision to sell deactivated rocket launcher

It is expected to fetch between €4,000 to €6,000

# ira - Tuesday 19 March, 2019

Alleged IRA man goes on trial accused of raping two teenage boys in republican safehouse

The man (45) has pleaded not guilty at the Central Criminal Court.

# ira - Tuesday 12 March, 2019

Police investigating claim group calling itself the 'IRA' behind parcel bombs

Police said that a claim for responsibility had been received yesterday by a media outlet in Northern Ireland.

# ira - Wednesday 6 March, 2019

UK Supreme Court allows appeal from mother of man killed by RUC in 1992

Pearse Jordan was 23 when he was shot in the back in Belfast in November 1992.

# ira - Monday 4 March, 2019

Boris Johnson defends Bloody Sunday soldiers, and asks why the IRA 'got away with' Troubles crimes

Four ex-British soldiers could be charged with the 1972 shooting of unarmed marchers.

# ira - Monday 25 February, 2019

'We want the truth': New inquests into Birmingham pub bombings begin IRA

'We want the truth': New inquests into Birmingham pub bombings begin

The attack on two pubs came at the height of the Troubles in Northern Ireland.

# ira - Saturday 23 February, 2019

'Volunteers were sent for the coffins': New docs reveal IRA activities during War of Independence

The Brigade Activity Files are the latest release by the Military Service Pensions Collection.

Dozens of dissident weapons caches 'dotted along border region'

Gardaí fear an upsurge in violence in the event of a no-deal Brexit.

# ira - Monday 18 February, 2019

Former Real IRA commander: Even cameras on masts would be seen as 'spy posts' in border regions

John Connolly, the group’s leader in prison in the 2000s, says things would change dramatically in the event of a hard border.

# ira - Friday 8 February, 2019

Leader of so-called New IRA in Dublin given life sentence for murder of dissident republican

Kevin Braney was found guilty of the premeditated murder of 35-year-old Peter Butterly.

# ira - Thursday 31 January, 2019

Inquest to resume into Guildford pub bombings in 1974

The Guildford Four were wrongly jailed for 15 years over the 1974 bombings.

# ira - Friday 28 December, 2018

Fancy researching your family history from the revolutionary period? This is a good place to start...

Did you have a family member who fought in the Civil War or War of Independence?

# ira - Sunday 16 December, 2018

IRA-linked criminals are 'people of interest' in Quinn Holdings arson attacks

Managers and their families have been targeted in arson attacks.

# ira - Friday 14 December, 2018

Former Workers' Party president Sean Garland dies aged 84 RIP

Former Workers' Party president Sean Garland dies aged 84

The former IRA member passed away at his home in Meath after a long illness yesterday.

# ira - Friday 7 December, 2018

IRA sympathiser jailed for having ‘Poor Man’s James Bond’ and other violent manuals

Christopher Partington pleaded guilty to having six manuals that could have been used to plot a terror attack.

# ira - Tuesday 20 November, 2018

Máiría Cahill accuses Mary Lou McDonald of 'bluster and spin' after meeting

Cahill said she received a qualified apology from the Sinn Féin leader.

# ira - Monday 19 November, 2018

Mary Lou McDonald to meet with Máiría Cahill over abuse case

PSNI officers have said Sinn Féin members did not cooperate when interviewed in connection with Cahill’s allegations.

# ira - Saturday 17 November, 2018

Families of bombing victims say they have 'damning proof' police lied about it being 'an IRA own-goal'

Fifteen people were killed in the UVF attack on McGurk’s Bar in Belfast in 1971.

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