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# ira - Monday 27 March, 2017

Polish band 'Ira' are causing some confusion while touring around the UK and Ireland
# IRA
From The Daily Edge
# IRA

Polish band 'Ira' are causing some confusion while touring around the UK and Ireland

Mar 27th 2017, 4:48 PM 9,578 Views 7 Comments

Oh no.

# ira - Wednesday 22 March, 2017

'He goes to his grave having shown no remorse': Criticisms in Stormont on McGuinness's legacy
# Jim Allister
# Jim Allister

'He goes to his grave having shown no remorse': Criticisms in Stormont on McGuinness's legacy

Mar 22nd 2017, 10:29 PM 28,609 Views 56 Comments

DUP leader Arlene Foster had somewhat kinder words for her former deputy minister.

Some British newspapers had a different perspective on the death of Martin McGuinness
# Reaction
# Reaction

Some British newspapers had a different perspective on the death of Martin McGuinness

Mar 22nd 2017, 8:52 AM 61,228 Views 198 Comments

The Daily Mail in the UK ran with a picture depicting IRA bombings.

'An IRA leader turned peacemaker': How Martin McGuinness is being remembered internationally
# A Remarkable Life
# A Remarkable Life

'An IRA leader turned peacemaker': How Martin McGuinness is being remembered internationally

Mar 22nd 2017, 12:05 AM 22,691 Views 75 Comments

‘The cuddly grandfather figure that he presented in later life was real – but so too was the guerrilla hard man of the 1970s.’

# ira - Tuesday 21 March, 2017

McGuinness on his IRA past: 'I fought against the British Army on the streets of Derry'
# Looking Back
# Looking Back

McGuinness on his IRA past: 'I fought against the British Army on the streets of Derry'

Mar 21st 2017, 8:31 PM 14,446 Views 49 Comments

“I have never tried to pull the wool over people’s eyes about my history,” he said in a 2015 TheJournal.ie interview.

What happened when Martin McGuinness met the Queen of England
# Unthinkable
# Unthinkable

What happened when Martin McGuinness met the Queen of England

Mar 21st 2017, 9:15 AM 24,124 Views 46 Comments

Arms were put down and hands were extended.

# ira - Saturday 18 March, 2017

Jail for IRA man caught with half-tonne of fertiliser in van as he headed to 'drinking session'
# Courts
# Courts

Jail for IRA man caught with half-tonne of fertiliser in van as he headed to 'drinking session'

Mar 18th 2017, 7:30 AM 20,858 Views 48 Comments

He was sentenced to four-and-a-half years imprisonment for IRA membership on Thursday.

# ira - Friday 17 March, 2017

Former Real IRA gang associates selling steroids as number of addicts rises
# RIRA
# RIRA

Former Real IRA gang associates selling steroids as number of addicts rises

Mar 17th 2017, 6:15 AM 20,580 Views 20 Comments

Senior republicans have issued a warning to the men.

# ira - Thursday 26 January, 2017

British MP says he was 'kind of a torturer' during the Troubles
# The Troubles
# The Troubles

British MP says he was 'kind of a torturer' during the Troubles

Jan 26th 2017, 8:44 PM 26,995 Views 92 Comments

The former colonel, who is now a Conservative MP, completed seven tours of the North.

# ira - Tuesday 17 January, 2017

'Michael was no angel': Father of gangland feud victim says family is living in fear
# Michael Barr
# Michael Barr

'Michael was no angel': Father of gangland feud victim says family is living in fear

Jan 17th 2017, 5:00 PM 28,560 Views 0 Comments

It was reported in recent days that Barr was one of the men involved in the murder of Kinahan associate David Byrne.

# ira - Saturday 7 January, 2017

Man hospitalised following paramilitary-style shooting in Belfast
# Shooting
# Shooting

Man hospitalised following paramilitary-style shooting in Belfast

Jan 7th 2017, 12:07 PM 8,250 Views 15 Comments

The incident happened in the Ardnamonagh Parade area of Belfast at 10pm last night.

# ira - Tuesday 20 December, 2016

Explosives, ammo and forensic suits: Irishman jailed for 14 years after republican arsenal seized
# Locked Up
# Locked Up

Explosives, ammo and forensic suits: Irishman jailed for 14 years after republican arsenal seized

Dec 20th 2016, 12:05 PM 15,763 Views 28 Comments

Cavan man Barry Petticrew found in possession of bomb-making equipment in 2014.

# ira - Friday 16 December, 2016

Two ex-British soldiers to face murder charge for shooting dead of IRA man
# The Troubles
# The Troubles

Two ex-British soldiers to face murder charge for shooting dead of IRA man

Dec 16th 2016, 1:29 PM 12,150 Views 0 Comments

Joe McCann was shot dead in Joy Street, Belfast in 1972.

# ira - Monday 12 December, 2016

Gardaí investigating RIRA murder appeal to public for potential 'dashcam footage' evidence
# Dashcam Appeal
# Dashcam Appeal

Gardaí investigating RIRA murder appeal to public for potential 'dashcam footage' evidence

Dec 12th 2016, 12:18 PM 12,549 Views 38 Comments

Aidan O’Driscoll was murdered last Thursday.

# ira - Friday 9 December, 2016

Austin Stack believes he knows the identity of the former IRA commander he met over father's murder
# Prime Time
# Prime Time

Austin Stack believes he knows the identity of the former IRA commander he met over father's murder

Dec 9th 2016, 9:25 AM 22,489 Views 236 Comments

Austin has been involved in a long campaign to try get justice for what happened to his father.

# ira - Thursday 8 December, 2016

Fine Gael TD insists he is not linking Sinn Féin deputies to Brian Stack murder
# Investigation
# Investigation

Fine Gael TD insists he is not linking Sinn Féin deputies to Brian Stack murder

Dec 8th 2016, 10:57 AM 9,929 Views 154 Comments

Alan Farrell said he was merely calling on Sinn Féin deputies to make a statement.

# ira - Wednesday 7 December, 2016

O'Sullivan 'stands over' support for man arrested on explosives charges before Prince Charles visit
# Court Letter
# Court Letter

O'Sullivan 'stands over' support for man arrested on explosives charges before Prince Charles visit

Dec 7th 2016, 1:47 PM 16,231 Views 44 Comments

Donal O’Coisdealbha was jailed for five and a half years yesterday after pleading guilty to IRA membership.

Explainer: The conflicting words between Gerry Adams and the son of a murdered prison officer
# Brian Stack
# Brian Stack

Explainer: The conflicting words between Gerry Adams and the son of a murdered prison officer

Dec 7th 2016, 1:14 PM 25,586 Views 164 Comments

Adams says he will make a statement to the Dáil on the matter.

# ira - Monday 28 November, 2016

Semtex, detonators and homemade explosives found before Prince Charles visit
# Courts
# Courts

Semtex, detonators and homemade explosives found before Prince Charles visit

Nov 28th 2016, 7:03 PM 17,173 Views 0 Comments

A man – described by his counsel as “someone who is capable of deep and rich intellectual and cultural life” – is due to be sentenced next month.

# ira - Sunday 13 November, 2016

Dissidents turn their attention elsewhere as Revenue crush IRA fuel smuggling ring
# Running On Empty
# Running On Empty

Dissidents turn their attention elsewhere as Revenue crush IRA fuel smuggling ring

Nov 13th 2016, 8:00 AM 24,361 Views 47 Comments

There has been a significant decrease in the number of fuel laundries operational on the island of Ireland.

# ira - Thursday 20 October, 2016

Clinton's words of love for Gerry Adams gave her aides cause for concern
# Podesta
# Podesta

Clinton's words of love for Gerry Adams gave her aides cause for concern

Oct 20th 2016, 8:26 AM 32,296 Views 69 Comments

Clinton speechwriter Schwerin made the remark in an email to fellow Clinton aides after an Irish-American event.

# ira - Thursday 29 September, 2016

Gerry Adams is suing the BBC for alleging he approved murder of Denis Donaldson
# Spotlight
# Spotlight

Gerry Adams is suing the BBC for alleging he approved murder of Denis Donaldson

Sep 29th 2016, 12:42 PM 14,292 Views 123 Comments

Donaldson (55) was shot dead at an isolated cottage near Glenties in Co Donegal in April 2006.

# ira - Saturday 24 September, 2016

Vincent Browne: I'm no friend of Gerry Adams, but the BBC Spotlight programme on him was tittle-tattle
# Opinion
# Opinion

Vincent Browne: I'm no friend of Gerry Adams, but the BBC Spotlight programme on him was tittle-tattle

Sep 24th 2016, 9:00 PM 2,766 Views 134 Comments

The programme was compromised from the outside, filled with bullshit drama effects alongside dodgy journalism, writes Vincent Browne.

# ira - Wednesday 21 September, 2016

Gerry Adams rejects claims that he sanctioned murder of IRA double agent
# Denis Donaldson
# Denis Donaldson

Gerry Adams rejects claims that he sanctioned murder of IRA double agent

Sep 21st 2016, 2:15 PM 23,639 Views 252 Comments

Denis Donaldson was shot dead months after admitting in 2005 he had been an MI5 agent for more than 20 years.

# ira - Friday 16 September, 2016

Three Dublin men charged with membership of the IRA
# Dissident Republicans
# Dissident Republicans

Three Dublin men charged with membership of the IRA

Sep 16th 2016, 3:22 PM 18,291 Views 0 Comments

All three were remanded in custody and are due in court again on Tuesday.

# ira - Wednesday 17 August, 2016

Two Sligo men charged with IRA membership appear before Special Criminal Court
# Dissident Republicans
# Dissident Republicans

Two Sligo men charged with IRA membership appear before Special Criminal Court

Aug 17th 2016, 9:30 AM 26,838 Views 0 Comments

The men, aged 27 and 35, made no comment when they were arrested by gardaí.

# ira - Thursday 4 August, 2016

Man arrested over 2006 murder of Denis Donaldson
# Letterkenny
# Letterkenny

Man arrested over 2006 murder of Denis Donaldson

Aug 4th 2016, 8:02 PM 9,130 Views 0 Comments

The man in his 40s is currently being detained in Letterkenny Garda Station.

# ira - Wednesday 27 July, 2016

'He's a very strong person' - Olympics-bound Saskia Tidey on father's IRA kidnap ordeal
# Interview
From The42
# Interview

'He's a very strong person' - Olympics-bound Saskia Tidey on father's IRA kidnap ordeal

Jul 27th 2016, 8:00 AM 43,695 Views 15 Comments

The former Quinnsworth supermarket boss was rescued from Derrada Wood, Ballinamore in Leitrim 33 years ago

# ira - Tuesday 26 July, 2016

Two men arrested over 2006 murder of Denis Donaldson
# Ira Informer
# Ira Informer

Two men arrested over 2006 murder of Denis Donaldson

Jul 26th 2016, 10:00 PM 21,149 Views 45 Comments

He worked as an agent for the police and MI5 for 20 years.

# ira - Thursday 7 July, 2016

Ivor Bell will go on trial over alleged involvement in Jean McConville kidnap and murder
# The Disappeared
# The Disappeared

Ivor Bell will go on trial over alleged involvement in Jean McConville kidnap and murder

Jul 7th 2016, 12:18 PM 11,772 Views 0 Comments

The 79-year-old is also charged with being a member of the IRA.

# ira - Wednesday 8 June, 2016

The PSNI has delayed a statement about IRA spy "Stakeknife"
# Loughinisland
# Loughinisland

The PSNI has delayed a statement about IRA spy "Stakeknife"

Jun 8th 2016, 10:01 AM 17,885 Views 69 Comments

It was due tomorrow, but will be released on Friday.

# ira - Tuesday 7 June, 2016

20 years on: Family, friends and colleagues gather to remember Jerry McCabe
# Remembered
# Remembered

20 years on: Family, friends and colleagues gather to remember Jerry McCabe

Jun 7th 2016, 8:16 AM 17,353 Views 138 Comments

The detective garda was shot dead by the IRA on this day 20 years ago.

# ira - Sunday 1 May, 2016

New book argues RIC was not a 'colonial oppressive police force'
# Forgotten
# Forgotten

New book argues RIC was not a 'colonial oppressive police force'

May 1st 2016, 9:30 PM 34,618 Views 165 Comments

The book, written by a serving garda sergeant, pays tribute to the 46 Irish RIC men who were killed during the War of Independence.

# ira - Sunday 13 March, 2016

'We need to assess the threat to the 1916 commemorations'
# Column
# Column

'We need to assess the threat to the 1916 commemorations'

Mar 13th 2016, 6:30 PM 98 Views 79 Comments

There needs to be a carefully choreographed evacuation plan with an event of this size, writes Tom Clonan.

# ira - Tuesday 8 March, 2016

'I'm totally lost without you, I'm broken': Vincent Ryan funeral hears of girlfriend's heartbreak
# Donaghmede
# Donaghmede

'I'm totally lost without you, I'm broken': Vincent Ryan funeral hears of girlfriend's heartbreak

Mar 8th 2016, 3:06 PM 59,337 Views 44 Comments

Kelly Smyth told mourners they were supposed to get married, but that happy future has been taken from her now.

# ira - Monday 7 March, 2016

'New IRA' claims responsibility for Belfast prison officer attack
# Bomb Explosion
# Bomb Explosion

'New IRA' claims responsibility for Belfast prison officer attack

Mar 7th 2016, 8:04 AM 13,620 Views 63 Comments

The group said in a statement to the BBC that it was responsible for the bomb explosion.

# ira - Friday 26 February, 2016

Inside Slab Murphy's multi-million euro, cross-border smuggling empire
# Chief Of Staff
# Chief Of Staff

Inside Slab Murphy's multi-million euro, cross-border smuggling empire

Feb 26th 2016, 12:58 PM 54,152 Views 214 Comments

Murphy ran a profitable cross-border trade, first with pigs and cattle and then with fuel and oil.

# ira - Tuesday 23 February, 2016

Police use enhanced power to seize money from New IRA
# Illegal Activity
# Illegal Activity

Police use enhanced power to seize money from New IRA

Feb 23rd 2016, 2:41 PM 17,833 Views 118 Comments

“Money that may have been used to buy guns and explosives to attack members of the community … has been taken out of circulation.”

# ira - Wednesday 10 February, 2016

Today is a big day for the truth about the 'Birmingham Six' IRA pub bombings
# Justice For The 21
# Justice For The 21

Today is a big day for the truth about the 'Birmingham Six' IRA pub bombings

Feb 10th 2016, 8:55 AM 21,771 Views 116 Comments

In two weeks we’ll know if there’s enough evidence to open an inquest.