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#Real IRA

# real-ira - Saturday 2 January, 2021

Former Real IRA leader Michael McKevitt dies
# Omagh Bombing
# Omagh Bombing

Former Real IRA leader Michael McKevitt dies

Jan 2nd 2021, 5:57 PM 66,238 Views 0 Comments

McKevitt was one of four men found liable for the 1998 Omagh bombing.

# real-ira - Saturday 25 May, 2019

Real IRA leader dies after taking ill in Portlaoise Prison
# Seamus McGrane
# Seamus McGrane

Real IRA leader dies after taking ill in Portlaoise Prison

May 25th 2019, 6:11 PM 36,627 Views 42 Comments

McGrane plotted an explosion during the State visit of Britain’s Prince Charles in 2015.

# real-ira - Monday 18 February, 2019

Former Real IRA commander: Even cameras on masts would be seen as 'spy posts' in border regions
# Hard Brexit
# Hard Brexit

Former Real IRA commander: Even cameras on masts would be seen as 'spy posts' in border regions

Feb 18th 2019, 12:05 AM 58,340 Views 29 Comments

John Connolly, the group’s leader in prison in the 2000s, says things would change dramatically in the event of a hard border.

# real-ira - Tuesday 22 January, 2019

Almost two-thirds of people 'fearful of a return to sectarian violence in Ireland after Brexit'
# Troubles
# Troubles

Almost two-thirds of people 'fearful of a return to sectarian violence in Ireland after Brexit'

Jan 22nd 2019, 10:50 AM 12,092 Views 14 Comments

There have been a number of security alerts in Derry in recent days.

# real-ira - Monday 8 October, 2018

Two men, aged 24 and 32, charged in connection with Aidan O’Driscoll murder
# Blackpool
# Blackpool

Two men, aged 24 and 32, charged in connection with Aidan O’Driscoll murder

Oct 8th 2018, 10:14 AM 21,484 Views 0 Comments

Aidan O’Driscoll, a former Real IRA chief, was killed in December 2016.

# real-ira - Wednesday 15 August, 2018

'Those scars will never go away': Special ceremony to mark 20th anniversary of Omagh bombing
# The Troubles
# The Troubles

'Those scars will never go away': Special ceremony to mark 20th anniversary of Omagh bombing

Aug 15th 2018, 7:18 AM 5,988 Views 12 Comments

The 1998 bombing was the single worst atrocity of the Troubles.

# real-ira - Thursday 7 December, 2017

After bugging his pub conversations, gardaí found these explosives in Real IRA leader's house
# Seamus McGrane
# Seamus McGrane

After bugging his pub conversations, gardaí found these explosives in Real IRA leader's house

Dec 7th 2017, 6:00 PM 21,536 Views 25 Comments

Seamus McGrane was earlier sentenced to 11-and-a-half years for plotting an attack during Prince Charles’ State visit two years ago.

# real-ira - Tuesday 31 October, 2017

IRA member becomes only the second person ever convicted of directing terrorism in Ireland
# Courts
# Courts

IRA member becomes only the second person ever convicted of directing terrorism in Ireland

Oct 31st 2017, 1:37 PM 22,245 Views 0 Comments

Two men discussed an operation involving explosives in the run-up to the State visit of Prince Charles two years ago.

# real-ira - Wednesday 12 April, 2017

Man (40s) released by gardaí in investigation of Real IRA boss murder
# Aidan O'driscoll
# Aidan O'driscoll

Man (40s) released by gardaí in investigation of Real IRA boss murder

Apr 12th 2017, 7:30 PM 24,899 Views 0 Comments

Aidan O’Driscoll was shot on Old Commons Road, Co Cork last December.

# real-ira - Wednesday 5 April, 2017

Five arrests made in murder investigation of former Real IRA boss
# Aidan O'driscoll
# Aidan O'driscoll

Five arrests made in murder investigation of former Real IRA boss

Apr 5th 2017, 10:30 AM 12,376 Views 8 Comments

The 37-year-old was fatally shot on Old Commons Road, Co Cork last December.

# real-ira - Monday 16 January, 2017

Dublin man jailed for four years for being a member of the IRA
# Óglaigh Na HÉireann
# Óglaigh Na HÉireann

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

Jan 16th 2017, 12:49 PM 19,875 Views 31 Comments

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

# real-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 12,568 Views 38 Comments

Aidan O’Driscoll was murdered last Thursday.

# real-ira - Tuesday 8 March, 2016

Murdered Vincent Ryan was a devoted new dad who died "suddenly and violently"
# Funeral
# Funeral

Murdered Vincent Ryan was a devoted new dad who died "suddenly and violently"

Mar 8th 2016, 11:58 AM 50,313 Views 69 Comments

He was shot dead last week.

# real-ira - Saturday 5 March, 2016

Vincent Ryan's family: He was a 'staunch and honourable republican' but not active in the IRA
# Gangland Violence
# Gangland Violence

Vincent Ryan's family: He was a 'staunch and honourable republican' but not active in the IRA

Mar 5th 2016, 8:09 PM 41,241 Views 109 Comments

They have called for ‘an end to senseless violence’.

# real-ira - Thursday 7 January, 2016

This homemade rocket found in Wexford has no aiming system and "could have done serious damage"
# Rocket Science
# Rocket Science

This homemade rocket found in Wexford has no aiming system and "could have done serious damage"

Jan 7th 2016, 6:01 AM 21,087 Views 55 Comments

“There’s no aiming. It’s point, press and hope.”

# real-ira - Friday 1 May, 2015

Man sentenced to life in prison for murder of gangland boss Eamon Kelly
# Courts
# Courts

Man sentenced to life in prison for murder of gangland boss Eamon Kelly

May 1st 2015, 12:51 PM 13,094 Views 8 Comments

Sean Connolly was sentenced at the Special Criminal Court today.

# real-ira - Thursday 30 October, 2014

Intelligence on Real IRA Omagh bomb was 'withheld from police'
# Special Branch
# Special Branch

Intelligence on Real IRA Omagh bomb was 'withheld from police'

Oct 30th 2014, 8:12 AM 8,358 Views 51 Comments

But the information could not have prevented the attack according to a new report.

# real-ira - Wednesday 16 July, 2014

Fatal shooting of Real IRA member by gardaí to be investigated
# Commission Of Investigation
# Commission Of Investigation

Fatal shooting of Real IRA member by gardaí to be investigated

Jul 16th 2014, 2:47 PM 15,338 Views 0 Comments

Mac Lochlainn was shot dead by gardaí in May 1998.

# real-ira - Thursday 26 June, 2014

The Irishman accused of Real IRA gun-running in Lithuania is to face a retrial
# Michael Campbell
# Michael Campbell

The Irishman accused of Real IRA gun-running in Lithuania is to face a retrial

Jun 26th 2014, 10:42 PM 17,410 Views 48 Comments

Michael Campbell was originally sentenced to 12 years in prison but his conviction was overturned.

# real-ira - Friday 11 April, 2014

Omagh bombing accused to appear in court today
# Omagh Bombing
# Omagh Bombing

Omagh bombing accused to appear in court today

Apr 11th 2014, 7:23 AM 5,482 Views 0 Comments

The man will appear in Dungannon Magistrates Court this morning.

# real-ira - Tuesday 8 April, 2014

Man arrested in connection with Omagh bombing remains in custody
# Tragedy
# Tragedy

Man arrested in connection with Omagh bombing remains in custody

Apr 8th 2014, 11:57 AM 4,764 Views 18 Comments

Twenty nine people were killed and 220 were injured in the bombing.

# real-ira - Thursday 27 March, 2014

Family of murdered spy Denis Donaldson accuse gardaí of delaying death inquest
# The Troubles
# The Troubles

Family of murdered spy Denis Donaldson accuse gardaí of delaying death inquest

Mar 27th 2014, 4:20 PM 11,499 Views 24 Comments

Donaldson worked for Sinn Féin in the Northern Ireland Assembly in Stormont before being outed as an MI5 agent in 2005 and later shot dead.

# real-ira - Monday 24 February, 2014

Detectives appeal for 'information, not speculation' over Real IRA killing
# Kieran Doherty
# Kieran Doherty

Detectives appeal for 'information, not speculation' over Real IRA killing

Feb 24th 2014, 8:14 AM 8,863 Views 43 Comments

Former republican prisoner Kieran Doherty was shot and left on the outskirts of Derry four years ago. The Real IRA claimed responsibility.

# real-ira - Sunday 9 February, 2014

There are 62 republican prisoners being held at present in Irish prisons
# IRA
# IRA

There are 62 republican prisoners being held at present in Irish prisons

Feb 9th 2014, 9:00 AM 14,354 Views 63 Comments

The average person is in custody in Portlaoise Prison for over 8 months.

# real-ira - Tuesday 7 January, 2014

Marian Price given 12 month suspended sentence
# Real IRA
# Real IRA

Marian Price given 12 month suspended sentence

Jan 7th 2014, 11:35 AM 13,262 Views 63 Comments

She admitted to purchasing a mobile phone used to claim responsibility for the deaths of two soldiers shot at a barracks in Antrim in 2009.

# real-ira - Wednesday 2 October, 2013

Irishman Michael Campbell released after Real IRA arms conviction overturned
# Lithuania
# Lithuania

Irishman Michael Campbell released after Real IRA arms conviction overturned

Oct 2nd 2013, 6:38 PM 11,291 Views 81 Comments

The Lithuanian appeals court cited Britain and Ireland’s refusal to cooperate with prosecutors as a reason for the lack of evidence in linking Campbell with the Real IRA.

# real-ira - Sunday 15 September, 2013

Two men arrested in dissident republican investigation
# Arrests
# Arrests

Two men arrested in dissident republican investigation

Sep 15th 2013, 7:46 PM 7,475 Views 45 Comments

Two guns found at the scene are undergoing analysis.

# real-ira - Wednesday 11 September, 2013

Six arrested, guns and bomb parts seized in dissident crackdown
# Detained
# Detained

Six arrested, guns and bomb parts seized in dissident crackdown

Sep 11th 2013, 6:10 PM 10,104 Views 50 Comments

Four vehicles and a quantity of ammunition have also been uncovered by gardaí in searches carried out in Dublin and Wicklow.

# real-ira - Saturday 7 September, 2013

Huge security operation in place in Donaghmede ahead of dissident march
# Alan Ryan
# Alan Ryan

Huge security operation in place in Donaghmede ahead of dissident march

Sep 7th 2013, 7:30 AM 17,571 Views 201 Comments

Crash barriers are being placed along the expected route from the family home to the graveside of crime boss Alan Ryan.

# real-ira - Tuesday 3 September, 2013

Here’s What Happened Today: Tuesday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here’s What Happened Today: Tuesday

Sep 3rd 2013, 11:00 PM 10,178 Views 4 Comments

Everyone’s talking about junior doctors going on strike, AIB saying some customers just don’t want to pay their mortgages, and John Waters (briefly) going to jail.

'Concern' amongst locals as Real IRA prepares to mark Alan Ryan death
# Balgriffin
# Balgriffin

'Concern' amongst locals as Real IRA prepares to mark Alan Ryan death

Sep 3rd 2013, 11:23 AM 14,271 Views 63 Comments

The Real IRA crime boss was shot dead a year ago this week. Dissidents are planning a march at his graveside on Saturday.

# real-ira - Thursday 15 August, 2013

Pics: Remembering the Omagh bomb that killed 29 people 15 years ago today
# 15th Anniversary
# 15th Anniversary

Pics: Remembering the Omagh bomb that killed 29 people 15 years ago today

Aug 15th 2013, 1:04 PM 14,669 Views 145 Comments

The Real IRA planted the bomb in a parked car on Market Street in 1998.

# real-ira - Wednesday 14 August, 2013

Three arrested over 2007 shooting of off-duty PSNI officer
# Attempted Murder
# Attempted Murder

Three arrested over 2007 shooting of off-duty PSNI officer

Aug 14th 2013, 1:27 PM 4,068 Views 33 Comments

The officer survived the attack, which happened as he sat in traffic. The Real IRA claimed responsibility for the shooting.

# real-ira - Thursday 8 August, 2013

Amnesty International joins calls for Omagh inquiry
# Omagh Bombing
# Omagh Bombing

Amnesty International joins calls for Omagh inquiry

Aug 8th 2013, 7:44 AM 4,219 Views 61 Comments

Human rights watchdog Amnesty International says that questions remain unanswered over the policing and intelligence gathering around the 1998 bombing which killed 29 people.

# real-ira - Wednesday 17 July, 2013

Heavy garda presence expected at funeral of Omagh suspect
# Dissidents
# Dissidents

Heavy garda presence expected at funeral of Omagh suspect

Jul 17th 2013, 6:45 AM 14,095 Views 54 Comments

The Garda Commissioner has said he will not tolerate any paramilitary displays at the funeral of Seamus McKenna in Dundalk today.

# real-ira - Friday 19 April, 2013

Dissident republican McKevitt loses appeal over conviction on Real IRA membership
# Courts
# Courts

Dissident republican McKevitt loses appeal over conviction on Real IRA membership

Apr 19th 2013, 1:36 PM 6,758 Views 24 Comments

Michael McKevitt fails in a bid to have his conviction overturned because of evidence obtained under an unconstitutional warrant.

# real-ira - Wednesday 13 February, 2013

Man arrested over Alan Ryan killing
# Alan Ryan
# Alan Ryan

Man arrested over Alan Ryan killing

Feb 13th 2013, 12:50 PM 11,612 Views 14 Comments

Former Real IRA member Ryan was shot dead outside a house in north Dublin last September.

# real-ira - Wednesday 6 February, 2013

Man arrested in Alan Ryan murder investigation
# Alan Ryan
# Alan Ryan

Man arrested in Alan Ryan murder investigation

Feb 6th 2013, 5:58 PM 14,256 Views 25 Comments

The man in his 20s is the fourth person to be arrested in connection with the shooting dead of the paramilitary leader.

# real-ira - Wednesday 16 January, 2013

Brian Shivers faces retrial over Massereene barracks murders
# Massereene
# Massereene

Brian Shivers faces retrial over Massereene barracks murders

Jan 16th 2013, 11:39 AM 4,473 Views 18 Comments

Shivers yesterday won his appeal against his conviction for the murder of two British Army soldiers in Antrim nearly four years ago.

# real-ira - Saturday 22 December, 2012

PICS: Tribute to slain Alan Ryan in O'Connell Street protest
# Banner
# Banner

PICS: Tribute to slain Alan Ryan in O'Connell Street protest

Dec 22nd 2012, 3:29 PM 21,275 Views 70 Comments

The face of the murdered dissident republican appears on banner in Dublin today during protest about prisoners’ rights.

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