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#Irish Republican Army

# irish-republican-army - 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.

# irish-republican-army - Monday 16 January, 2017

Dublin man jailed for four years for being a member of the IRA

His number plate was found in the debris of a car bomb in Newry.

# irish-republican-army - Tuesday 19 February, 2013

Adams: 'An awful lot of us might have to say we're sorry for a whole lot of things'

On whether he was ever a member of the IRA, Adams said: “I am a republican leader. I never distanced myself from the IRA. I never will distance myself from the IRA.”

# irish-republican-army - Thursday 24 January, 2013

Convicted IRA car bomber Dolours Price dies

Her death could have implications in the US due to a series of interviews in which she alleged that Gerry Adams was in the IRA. The interviews were conducted on the condition that they would not be released until after her death.

# irish-republican-army - Friday 28 December, 2012

Sinn Féin TD Dessie Ellis rejects allegations of involvement in 50 IRA murders

A newly-released British document claims that Ellis was involved in the murder of 50 people by the IRA in the north and south during the Troubles but he has rejected these claims.

30 years ago: Guinness contemplated cutting the Irish connection

The recent Falkands War and the IRA bombing campaign had led to a “resistance to the Irish angle”.

30 years ago: Anger at Irish Government over IRA bombings

Newly released documents related to the Hyde Park and Regents Park bombings show that people both at home and abroad thought that Ireland’s government weren’t doing enough to stamp out the IRA.

# irish-republican-army - Saturday 1 September, 2012

18 years ago: Northern Ireland as the IRA ceasefire began On This Day This post contains images

18 years ago: Northern Ireland as the IRA ceasefire began

The Troubles were far from over on 1 September 1994, but for the first time in many decades, the people of Northern Ireland seemed optimistic about peace.

# irish-republican-army - Thursday 26 July, 2012

Dissident republican groups merge to form ‘new IRA’

The Real IRA is joining with Republican Action Against Drugs and others in a “unified structure” to reclaim the IRA name.

# irish-republican-army - Wednesday 4 April, 2012

Wife of IRA interviewer: ‘Releasing Boston tapes will endanger my family’

As a court in Boston prepares to hear his appeal, the wife of a former IRA member pleads with the US not to release taped interviews.

# irish-republican-army - Tuesday 10 January, 2012

US court to rule on release of taped IRA interviews

A court in the United States will rule in two weeks’ time on whether Boston College must release interviews with former terrorists.

# irish-republican-army - Thursday 13 October, 2011

Column: Addressing the legacies of Northern Ireland's past and contributing to the future

Dominic Hannigan explains why former members of Northern Ireland’s fiercest paramilitary organisations are being invited to speak to TDs at Leinster House today.

# irish-republican-army - Wednesday 6 July, 2011

Fianna Fáil tables motion of censure in Minister for Justice

The judge of the Smithwick Tribunal told Alan Shatter a deadline would hamper his work – but Shatter never told the Dáil.