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# pira - 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.

# pira - Tuesday 22 December, 2015

Gerry Adams: People who were involved in the IRA are not criminals

The Sinn Féin leader has been answering questions for a fourth day in a row about Thomas ‘Slab’ Murphy’s conviction.

# pira - Thursday 29 October, 2015

Mary Lou's Sinn Féin leadership bid has one very important supporter

The Sinn Féin leader has given his backing to his deputy.

# pira - Tuesday 27 October, 2015

Mary Lou says Sinn Féin members - and not the IRA - will pick next leader

A weekend newspaper report claimed the IRA has a say in who will succeed Gerry Adams – and does not favour McDonald.

# pira - Friday 23 October, 2015

Sinn Féin TD defends sarcastic tweets about 'getting instructions from Army Council'

The Meath West deputy said he was “lampooning” other politicians’ criticism of his party.

# pira - Wednesday 21 October, 2015

'British spy' and IRA agent Stakeknife to be investigated over 24 murders

Freddie Scappaticci has consistently denied being an informer.

Sinn Féin TD calls Micheál Martin the 'prime gurrier' of Leinster House Tense Scenes This post contains videos

Sinn Féin TD calls Micheál Martin the 'prime gurrier' of Leinster House

The status of the Provisional IRA was the subject of a tense and fraught debate in the Dáil earlier.

'You could do this interview without me': Gerry Adams had a run-in with RTÉ earlier

The Sinn Féin leader and RTÉ presenter Áine Lawlor battled it out.

Who runs Sinn Féin?

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Here’s everything you need to know this morning.

# pira - Wednesday 9 September, 2015

Gerry Adams: Sinn Féin had nothing to do with Kevin McGuigan's murder

The party’s northern chairman Bobby Storey was arrested today in relation to the killing.

# pira - 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”.

# pira - 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.

# pira - 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.

# pira - Monday 24 August, 2015

Sinn Féin hits back at 'cynical and wholly self-serving' attacks

Sinn Féin and Gerry Adams are coming in for criticism this morning.

# pira - Sunday 23 August, 2015

Coveney: Comments about Provisional IRA criminal activity 'of real concern'

The Defence Minister said the Irish government must remain very cautious when responding to the PSNI chief’s comments.

# pira - Saturday 22 August, 2015

The Provisional IRA still exists but it's 'no longer engaged in terrorism'

PSNI Chief George Hamilton said the primary focus of the organisation is now promoting a peaceful, political Republican agenda.

# pira - Friday 21 August, 2015

The 5 at 5: Friday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

# pira - Thursday 4 December, 2014

Former IRA officer: 'Gardaí colluded with us during the Troubles'

The IRA’s former head of intelligence has made the claims in a new book.

# pira - Tuesday 27 August, 2013

Jean McConville family launch civil action against PSNI & MoD

The mother of ten was abducted, tortured and killed by the IRA in 1972. Her body was found in Louth ten years ago today.

# pira - Sunday 4 August, 2013

Man in early 20s arrested over 2007 killing of Paul Quinn in Monaghan

The 21-year-old was beaten to death by a gang of masked men at a barn in Tullycora. Members of the IRA are believed to have been behind the attack.

# pira - Friday 8 February, 2013

Column: To move on from the Troubles we have to face the past with compassion

Behind each death of the Troubles are real, grieving people – many of whom have been waiting for the truth for far too long, writes David McCann.

# pira - Wednesday 16 January, 2013

Man charged with membership of an unlawful organisation

The man, in his 40s, was arrested in Limerick last Monday.

# pira - Tuesday 28 June, 2011

Grave being excavated in search for 'Disappeared' teen The Disappeared This post contains images

Grave being excavated in search for 'Disappeared' teen

Investigators working on theory that remains of IRA victim were secreted in plot.

# pira - Friday 30 July, 2010

SINN FÉIN LEADER Gerry Adams has said there is no evidence that the IRA was involved in the death of Charlie Armstrong, one of ‘the disappeared‘. Armstrong went missing on his way to mass in Crosmaglen almost 30 years ago.

Authorities discovered a body near the border in Co Monaghan yesterday after receiving information regarding Armstrong’s disappearance. The remains are being examined to determine their identity.

Armstrong’s widow has spoken of her relief now that her husband’s remains appear to have been found. Kathleen Armstrong thanked the people who had been involved in the discovery.

The Independent Commission for the Location of Victims’ Remains is continuing to search for the remains of ten people believed to have been killed by paramilitaries during the Troubles.

Six bodies from the organisation’s original list have been recovered to date, and the organisation said that searches are continuing in Monaghan, Meath and Louth.