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#Dissident Republicans

# dissident-republicans - Friday 26 June, 2020

Man (50s) arrested for 'knowingly assisting the IRA' and firearm possession
# Limerick
# Limerick

Man (50s) arrested for 'knowingly assisting the IRA' and firearm possession

Jun 26th 2020, 11:00 PM 26,560 Views 28 Comments

Two handguns, documentation and a significant amount of cash were seized by gardaí.

# dissident-republicans - Saturday 15 February, 2020

'Nothing to offer': Mary Lou McDonald says violent dissident republicans should disband
# Sinn Féin
# Sinn Féin

'Nothing to offer': Mary Lou McDonald says violent dissident republicans should disband

Feb 15th 2020, 4:03 PM 57,412 Views 151 Comments

“They are at war with their community and are now threatening political representatives who serve the people,” McDonald said.

# dissident-republicans - Tuesday 11 February, 2020

Sinn Féin's Michelle O'Neill says PSNI has intelligence about planned attack on her by dissident republicans
# The North
# The North

Sinn Féin's Michelle O'Neill says PSNI has intelligence about planned attack on her by dissident republicans

Feb 11th 2020, 1:52 PM 39,940 Views 74 Comments

The deputy leader of Sinn Féin and her party colleague Gerry Kelly are being targeted, according to O’Neill.

# dissident-republicans - Thursday 6 February, 2020

PSNI believes Continuity IRA was behind Brexit Day bomb plot after explosive found on lorry
# Armagh
# Armagh

PSNI believes Continuity IRA was behind Brexit Day bomb plot after explosive found on lorry

Updated Feb 6th 2020, 8:00 PM 25,657 Views 121 Comments

Two calls were made to a media outlet, the second outlining an intended explosion to mark Brexit.

# dissident-republicans - Monday 23 September, 2019

Dissident republicans 'most likely' responsible for suspect device found at Belfast school
# North Belfast
# North Belfast

Dissident republicans 'most likely' responsible for suspect device found at Belfast school

Updated Sep 23rd 2019, 10:48 PM 13,394 Views 27 Comments

The Holy Cross Boys’ school was evacuated as a result of the discovery.

# dissident-republicans - Wednesday 11 September, 2019

'The threat is changing': PSNI chief calls for extra 800 officers to help combat threat of dissidents
# Derry
# Derry

'The threat is changing': PSNI chief calls for extra 800 officers to help combat threat of dissidents

Sep 11th 2019, 2:57 PM 7,964 Views 22 Comments

A viable explosive device was discovered on Monday evening in the Creggan area of Derry.

# dissident-republicans - Monday 29 July, 2019

PSNI release description of suspect who planted 'booby-trap' device to kill police officers
# Craigavon
# Craigavon

PSNI release description of suspect who planted 'booby-trap' device to kill police officers

Jul 29th 2019, 6:18 PM 7,478 Views 21 Comments

Police believe the incident was staged to lure officers to the area.

# dissident-republicans - Sunday 28 July, 2019

Photos released of device planted in 'attempt to murder police officers' in Co Armagh
# Armagh
# Armagh

Photos released of device planted in 'attempt to murder police officers' in Co Armagh

Jul 28th 2019, 2:50 PM 18,887 Views 12 Comments

A full security clearance operation took place following the discovery of the device.

# dissident-republicans - Friday 14 June, 2019

PSNI releases footage of cars used by terrorists to transport bomb to police officer's home
# Belfast
# Belfast

PSNI releases footage of cars used by terrorists to transport bomb to police officer's home

Jun 14th 2019, 7:21 PM 11,633 Views 15 Comments

On 1 June terrorists travelling in two cars planted a bomb under the car of a PSNI officer.

# dissident-republicans - Saturday 4 May, 2019

Gardaí beef up security ahead of Prince Charles visit due to activity of dissident republicans
# Security Sweeps
# Security Sweeps

Gardaí beef up security ahead of Prince Charles visit due to activity of dissident republicans

May 4th 2019, 6:33 PM 38,683 Views 43 Comments

A number of security sweeps have already been carried out.

# dissident-republicans - Tuesday 9 April, 2019

PSNI says mortar tube and command wire find may have prevented dissident republican attack
# Co Down
# Co Down

PSNI says mortar tube and command wire find may have prevented dissident republican attack

Apr 9th 2019, 4:20 PM 9,822 Views 11 Comments

The items were discovered in Co Down by a member of the public yesterday.

# dissident-republicans - Saturday 23 March, 2019

Parcel bombing scheme was 'cack-handed, reckless and extremely dangerous'
# Dissident Republicans
# Dissident Republicans

Parcel bombing scheme was 'cack-handed, reckless and extremely dangerous'

Mar 23rd 2019, 12:11 AM 15,918 Views 28 Comments

There are similarities between this month’s devices and ones used by the Provisional IRA.

# dissident-republicans - Friday 22 March, 2019

Limerick device 'appears identical' to London and Glasgow parcel bombs claimed by 'IRA'
# Postal Depot
# Postal Depot

Limerick device 'appears identical' to London and Glasgow parcel bombs claimed by 'IRA'

Updated Mar 22nd 2019, 2:00 PM 55,578 Views 34 Comments

Around 175 staff have been evacuated and postal services in Limerick are off today.

# dissident-republicans - Friday 1 March, 2019

Explosives, firearms and ammunition recovered by gardaí in Co Louth
# Omeath
# Omeath

Explosives, firearms and ammunition recovered by gardaí in Co Louth

Mar 1st 2019, 11:06 AM 13,690 Views 8 Comments

The army EOD team destroyed some of the material in a controlled explosion.

# dissident-republicans - Saturday 2 February, 2019

Gardaí finish search after 'substantial quantity' of ammunition found in Louth
# Omeath
# Omeath

Gardaí finish search after 'substantial quantity' of ammunition found in Louth

Feb 2nd 2019, 3:22 PM 14,205 Views 11 Comments

The search was carried out as part of investigations into dissident republican activity.

# dissident-republicans - Tuesday 22 January, 2019

Opinion: The Derry car bomb is part of a dissident republican resurgence over the last decade
# Opinion
# Opinion

Opinion: The Derry car bomb is part of a dissident republican resurgence over the last decade

Jan 22nd 2019, 7:00 AM 14,989 Views 26 Comments

The suspension of the Northern Ireland Assembly coupled with the rhetoric around a ‘hard border’ has given oxygen to groups like the New IRA, writes Tom Clonan.

# dissident-republicans - Monday 16 July, 2018

'They are against their own people': McDonald slams those who attacked Gerry Adams' home
# Dissident Republicans
# Dissident Republicans

'They are against their own people': McDonald slams those who attacked Gerry Adams' home

Jul 16th 2018, 10:44 PM 18,027 Views 68 Comments

A rally in support of Adams and Bobby Storey was held in Belfast today.

# dissident-republicans - Sunday 29 April, 2018

10 houses evacuated in Tyrone after viable explosive device found
# Strabane
# Strabane

10 houses evacuated in Tyrone after viable explosive device found

Apr 29th 2018, 6:34 PM 7,952 Views 11 Comments

Three men were arrested following the discovery.

# dissident-republicans - Friday 16 February, 2018

Dissident republicans believed to have been behind murder of man in Belfast
# West Belfast
# West Belfast

Dissident republicans believed to have been behind murder of man in Belfast

Feb 16th 2018, 7:53 AM 9,791 Views 27 Comments

Raymond Johnston (28) was shot dead in his living room in front of his partner and 11-year-old child on Tuesday evening.

# dissident-republicans - Monday 12 February, 2018

It's ten years since a dissident republican murder near a Donegal church
# Andrew Burns
# Andrew Burns

It's ten years since a dissident republican murder near a Donegal church

Feb 12th 2018, 1:35 PM 11,073 Views 2 Comments

Andrew Burns was found by some passers-by after being fatally wounded.

# dissident-republicans - Tuesday 23 January, 2018

Dissident republican group Óglaigh na hÉireann confirms end to 'armed actions'
# IRA Splinter Group
# IRA Splinter Group

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

Jan 23rd 2018, 3:35 PM 37,199 Views 79 Comments

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

# dissident-republicans - Tuesday 21 November, 2017

Man to be extradited in connection with murder of prison officer David Black
# Dissident Republicans
# Dissident Republicans

Man to be extradited in connection with murder of prison officer David Black

Nov 21st 2017, 10:55 PM 12,889 Views 0 Comments

Black was shot dead on the M1 motorway by dissident republicans as he drove to work in Maghaberry Prison in 2012.

# dissident-republicans - Wednesday 2 August, 2017

Four men arrested for membership of the IRA in Dublin
# Dissident Republicans
# Dissident Republicans

Four men arrested for membership of the IRA in Dublin

Aug 2nd 2017, 10:54 AM 21,329 Views 72 Comments

The men are aged in their 40s and 20s.

# dissident-republicans - Sunday 4 June, 2017

55-year-old man arrested over explosives seized in Dublin on Friday
# Investigation
# Investigation

55-year-old man arrested over explosives seized in Dublin on Friday

Jun 4th 2017, 12:41 PM 20,765 Views 13 Comments

Parts of Dublin’s north inner city was shut down following the discovery.

# dissident-republicans - Saturday 3 June, 2017

Two men remain in custody after gardaí seize explosives in Dublin
# Ballybough
# Ballybough

Two men remain in custody after gardaí seize explosives in Dublin

Jun 3rd 2017, 3:01 PM 12,773 Views 14 Comments

The search was part of an ongoing investigation into dissident republican activity.

# dissident-republicans - Friday 19 May, 2017

Man in his 30s appears in court over dissident Republican activity
# Meath And Dublin
# Meath And Dublin

Man in his 30s appears in court over dissident Republican activity

May 19th 2017, 4:56 PM 8,228 Views 0 Comments

A second man remains in custody.

# dissident-republicans - Thursday 18 May, 2017

Two men arrested as part of investigation into dissident Republicanism
# Meath And Dublin
# Meath And Dublin

Two men arrested as part of investigation into dissident Republicanism

May 18th 2017, 8:44 PM 12,693 Views 19 Comments

Both men are aged in their 30s.

# dissident-republicans - Monday 20 March, 2017

Trial collapses after court hears gardaí tell accused they would arrest his partner
# Special Criminal Court
# Special Criminal Court

Trial collapses after court hears gardaí tell accused they would arrest his partner

Mar 20th 2017, 7:12 PM 46,406 Views 0 Comments

Eimantas Valteris was the first Lithuanian to stand trial at the Special Criminal Court.

# dissident-republicans - Thursday 9 March, 2017

Two guilty of murder after 'ambush' of dissident republican at Meath pub
# The Huntsman Inn
# The Huntsman Inn

Two guilty of murder after 'ambush' of dissident republican at Meath pub

Mar 9th 2017, 1:47 PM 19,144 Views 0 Comments

Peter Butterly was shot dead at the Huntsman Inn in Gormanston, Dublin.

# dissident-republicans - Wednesday 22 February, 2017

Police condemn 'violent dissident republicans' after bomb explodes in police officer's garden
# Derry
# Derry

Police condemn 'violent dissident republicans' after bomb explodes in police officer's garden

Feb 22nd 2017, 9:21 PM 9,342 Views 12 Comments

No one was injured in the incident.

# dissident-republicans - Friday 17 February, 2017

'There is one police service in west Belfast - the PSNI': Teenage boy shot in the legs
# Dissident Republicans
# Dissident Republicans

'There is one police service in west Belfast - the PSNI': Teenage boy shot in the legs

Feb 17th 2017, 10:15 AM 10,601 Views 62 Comments

There is an active line of inquiry around the involvement of violent dissident republicans.

# dissident-republicans - Saturday 17 December, 2016

Three men charged with dissident republican activity in Cork
# Special Criminal Court
# Special Criminal Court

Three men charged with dissident republican activity in Cork

Dec 17th 2016, 8:14 AM 7,895 Views 0 Comments

The three men, ranging in age from the mid-30s to their early 50s, were arrested on Thursday evening.

# dissident-republicans - Thursday 15 December, 2016

Three men arrested in Cobh gun and ammunition seizure
# Dissident Republicans
# Dissident Republicans

Three men arrested in Cobh gun and ammunition seizure

Dec 15th 2016, 10:55 AM 9,099 Views 7 Comments

The planned search by gardaí related to “dissident republican activity” in the Cork area.

# dissident-republicans - Friday 16 September, 2016

Three Dublin men charged with membership of the IRA
# Dissident Republicans
# Dissident Republicans

Three Dublin men charged with membership of the IRA

Sep 16th 2016, 3:22 PM 18,287 Views 0 Comments

All three were remanded in custody and are due in court again on Tuesday.

# dissident-republicans - Tuesday 6 September, 2016

Police find bombs in searches connected to Antrim 'terrorist hides'
# Terrorism
# Terrorism

Police find bombs in searches connected to Antrim 'terrorist hides'

Sep 6th 2016, 9:25 PM 10,325 Views 0 Comments

Officers conducted searches at 12 separate locations.

# dissident-republicans - Wednesday 17 August, 2016

Two Sligo men charged with IRA membership appear before Special Criminal Court
# Dissident Republicans
# Dissident Republicans

Two Sligo men charged with IRA membership appear before Special Criminal Court

Aug 17th 2016, 9:30 AM 26,832 Views 0 Comments

The men, aged 27 and 35, made no comment when they were arrested by gardaí.

# dissident-republicans - Thursday 12 May, 2016

Why is Britain worried about a terrorist attack from the North?
# New IRA
# New IRA

Why is Britain worried about a terrorist attack from the North?

May 12th 2016, 11:27 AM 28,872 Views 75 Comments

The British government has said that there is a “strong possibility” of a terrorist attack from a dissident republican group.

# dissident-republicans - Wednesday 11 May, 2016

UK security services signal 'strong possibility' of dissident Republican attack in Britain
# MI5
# MI5

UK security services signal 'strong possibility' of dissident Republican attack in Britain

May 11th 2016, 4:49 PM 17,877 Views 53 Comments

MI5 has raised the threat level from Northern Ireland-related attacks to “substantial”, for the first time in five years.

# dissident-republicans - 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 21,033 Views 55 Comments

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

# dissident-republicans - Friday 18 December, 2015

Officers disciplined for failings after attempted murder of GAA and Gaeilge colleague
# Peadar Heffron
# Peadar Heffron

Officers disciplined for failings after attempted murder of GAA and Gaeilge colleague

Dec 18th 2015, 8:44 AM 17,307 Views 35 Comments

Peadar Heffron lost a leg during an attack by dissident republicans in 2010.

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