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Monday 25 September 2023 Dublin: 14°C

# Provisional IRA

Last year
UK police arrest man at airport in connection with IRA's 1996 Manchester bomb
Greater Manchester Police have said that the man was arrested yesterday at Birmingham Airport.
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Operation Kenova interim report into Troubles era murders to be published
It is reviewing a number of historic offences which occurred during the Troubles including more than 200 murders.
Drew Harris says he has 'no regrets' over his comments about IRA Army Council and Sinn Féin
Sinn Féin leader Mary Lou McDonald has said the ‘war is over, the IRA is off the stage’.
Drew Harris says he agrees with PSNI assessment about IRA Army Council and influence on Sinn Féin
Sinn Féin leader Mary Lou McDonald reacted to Drew Harris’ comments by saying: “The war is over, the IRA is off the stage”.
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.
Explainer: What's happening with the inquest into the Kingsmill massacre?
Barry McElduff’s widely criticised Twitter video put the 1976 IRA massacre back in the headlines.
'As long as there is work to do we'll continue it': The lead detective searching for the remains of The Disappeared
Geoff Knupfer has a unique role. He can’t make arrests, but concentrates solely on finding bodies.
'The Disappeared' detective hopeful of new search for Columba McVeigh next year
Columba McVeigh was 17 when he was kidnapped and killed in November 1975.
Over 40 years later, arrest made over sectarian massacre of 10 Protestant workers
One man survived the hail of bullets.
Solicitor who claimed he was in IRA to be quizzed over Birmingham pub bombings
The man is now a Dublin-based solicitor.
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.
Mary Lou's Sinn Féin leadership bid has one very important supporter
The Sinn Féin leader has given his backing to his deputy.
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.
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.
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…
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”.
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.
Gerry Adams: 'Sinn Féin has no special responsibility to respond to allegations about the IRA'
The president of Sinn Féin says the war is over and the IRA is gone and is not coming back.
Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday
A death threat by an AAA councillor, Rosanna Davison’s new book and a destroyed temple in Syria…
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.
Sinn Féin hits back at 'cynical and wholly self-serving' attacks
Sinn Féin and Gerry Adams are coming in for criticism this morning.
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.
Here's What Happened Today: Saturday
A plane crash in England, a shooting in Athy and an assault on an Irishman in Sydney had people talking today.
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.
Gerry Adams: The IRA had nothing to do with Kevin McGuigan's murder
The Sinn Féin leader said some people are using the killing to “undermine” his party.
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.
Opinion: How many hundreds, or thousands, would have been saved if he had lived?
The senseless death of Gordon Hamilton Fairley, a pioneering cancer specialist who was killed by an IRA bomb, remains a tragedy for us all.
Opinion: Be careful of wishing for a Sinn Féin after Gerry Adams
Adams might be the last roadblock to Sinn Féin managing to uncork its potential to conquer the left wing, working class and republican ground in Irish politics.
Families of 'The Disappeared' tell their stories as Adams repeats McConville denial
Sinn Féin president Gerry Adams is likely to face more questions about his alleged membership of the IRA in the wake of a programme broadcast on RTÉ and the BBC tonight.
Shatter: IRA needs to cooperate with Garda investigation into prison officer killing
Gerry Adams confirmed earlier today that the IRA was responsible for the shooting dead of Brian Stack thirty years ago.
Adams apologises to family of Jerry McCabe and others killed by republicans
The Sinn Féin president says he is “very sorry for the pain and the loss” inflicted on families of those killed by republicans.
Fine Gael, Sinn Féin in war of words over Dessie Ellis claims
FG chairman Charlie Flanagan said Dessie Ellis’s refusal to discuss British claims that he was involved in IRA murders were “utterly disgraceful”.
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.
1982: Haughey, America and "The Troubles"
Newly released documents show Ireland’s attempts to engage American President Ronald Reagan on Northern Ireland and to counter British propaganda.
Stormont to debate motion calling for Irish apology for Troubles
The DUP has tabled a motion asking Dublin to apologise for its potential involvement in events such as the killing of RUC officers.
Poll: Should Dublin apologise for its role in the Troubles?
The Taoiseach is meeting with the relatives of victims of the Kingsmill Massacre this afternoon, which is expected to lead to renewed calls for an apology from the Irish government for its role in the conflict.
Taoiseach to meet families of 1976 Kingsmill Massacre victims
Ten men were killed when they were taken from a minibus and shot in 1976, apparently merely for being Protestant.