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#Óglaigh na hÉireann

# oglaigh-na-heireann - Friday 28 December, 2018

Bomb disposal, prison security, peacekeeping - The work of the Irish Defence Forces in 2018

There are currently 650 members of the Defence Forces serving in 14 countries.

# oglaigh-na-heireann - Tuesday 23 January, 2018

Dissident republican group Óglaigh na hÉireann confirms end to 'armed actions'

The group was responsible for the attempted murder of Catholic PSNI member Peadar Heffron.

# oglaigh-na-heireann - Tuesday 18 April, 2017

Austin Stack says wording on Martin McGuinness's headstone is insulting

Stack called on Mary Lou McDonald to say if she recognises Oglaigh na hÉireann as being the legitimate army of the state.

# oglaigh-na-heireann - 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.

# oglaigh-na-heireann - Tuesday 27 December, 2016

'They're going to make that journey anyway - the question is can you sit back and watch people lose their lives?'

A look at the migrant crisis through the eyes of the Irish defence forces.

# oglaigh-na-heireann - Saturday 6 August, 2016

A big recruitment drive in the Irish Defence Forces has already closed

Nearly half of the places have been filled this year.

# oglaigh-na-heireann - Wednesday 1 August, 2012

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Good morning. Here’s nine things to know today.

# oglaigh-na-heireann - Sunday 5 February, 2012

Poll: Should the words 'fianna fáil' be dropped from the national anthem? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should the words 'fianna fáil' be dropped from the national anthem?

Michael Noonan says the party was founded after the anthem was translated – but should we stop singing the words anyway?

No plans to remove 'Fianna Fáil' from anthem or Defence Forces logo, says govt

Michael Noonan says the Irish translation of the Soldier’s Song was made before Éamon de Valera founded his political party.

# oglaigh-na-heireann - Tuesday 3 January, 2012

What was it like to take part in 1916 Rising or War of Independence?

You’ll soon be able to find out when witness statements are released online – including audio files made in the 1940s.

# oglaigh-na-heireann - Monday 27 June, 2011

Two men still being questioned over large explosives find

The arrests took place at a bomb-making factory manufacturing weapons for a dissident republican faction, according to reports.

# oglaigh-na-heireann - Thursday 27 January, 2011

Security alert in north Belfast continues after device found

PSNI officers in north Belfast are examining a suspicious device after a viable pipe bomb was discovered in the area.

# oglaigh-na-heireann - Wednesday 26 January, 2011

Hundreds of homes evacuated in major Belfast bomb alert

Children’s home also has to be cleared out after dissident republicans claim they left “unstable” device on Antrim Road.

# oglaigh-na-heireann - Wednesday 1 December, 2010

Rapist loses genitals after being shot seven times

A rapist was shot seven times in the groin by republican paramilitaries in Belfast, and surgery could not repair the damage.