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Wednesday 6 December 2023 Dublin: 7°C

# Dissident Republicans

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Why is Britain worried about a terrorist attack from the North?
The British government has said that there is a “strong possibility” of a terrorist attack from a dissident republican group.
UK security services signal 'strong possibility' of dissident Republican attack in Britain
MI5 has raised the threat level from Northern Ireland-related attacks to “substantial”, for the first time in five years.
This homemade rocket found in Wexford has no aiming system and "could have done serious damage"
“There’s no aiming. It’s point, press and hope.”
Officers disciplined for failings after attempted murder of GAA and Gaeilge colleague
Peadar Heffron lost a leg during an attack by dissident republicans in 2010.
Three suspected dissident republicans due in court after Limerick arrests
Gardaí seized two cars, a gun and ammunition on Saturday in the arrests.
Armed gardaí arrest three men suspected of "dissident republican activity"
A gun and ammunition were seized.
Man appears in court charged with being a member of the IRA
Ryan Glennon made no reply to the charge.
Three men charged as gardaí ramp up ahead of Prince Charles visit
A firearm and bomb parts had been found by gardaí.
Dissident republican arrests after gardai find rifle in Louth car search
Two men are being held.
Minister says those who hit police jeep with bomb 'have nothing to offer this island'
Investigating officers say it bears the hallmarks of a dissident republican attack.
12 men arrested at one house over violent dissident republican activity
The men were arrested in Newry yesterday.
Man in court after dissident republican arrests in Dublin
The man in his 30s will be before the Special Criminal Court tonight.
Three men to appear before Special Criminal Court in connection with Republican activity
Two other men have been released and a file is being prepared for the Director of Public Prosecutions.
Dissident republicans caught with homemade mortar jailed for 10 years
The three men plead guilty to possession of the explosive device as well as terrorist offences.
'Substantial quantity' of explosives discovered in Belfast flats in dissident search
A 47-year-old man is currently being questioned at Antrim police station.
The 'IRA' claims responsibility for devices sent to British Army recruitment centres
The claim was made to Northern Irish media at the weekend according to UK police.
Three charged with dissident republican activity to appear in court
The men were arrested in an operation that uncovered a large amount of counterfeit cash.
Man being questioned over the shooting dead of Kevin Kearney in Belfast
A group calling themselves “the IRA” had claimed responsibility for the killing.
Four republican dissidents sentenced after guns and ammunition find
The four men have been given seven to 12 year terms with half spent in prison.
Gardaí investigating dissident republicans arrest two in David Black murder probe
The arrests were made following a number searches in Leitrim and Cavan today.
Bomb making components seized and two arrested over dissident activity
The two men were arrested after gardaí stopped a van in Monaghan Town shortly before midnight on Friday.
Man arrested in connection with Kevin Kearney murder released
A man has been released in the investigation into the murder of a man in Belfast, as police continue to appeal for information.
Large quantity of ammunition, firearms and explosives found
The army bomb disposal team were called and declared the area safe last night.
Five arrested in Dublin/Wicklow for 'unlawful organisation' membership
Gardaí from Special Detective Unit arrested the men in the early hours of this morning.
Explosives found in Strabane during planned police search
The find has been linked to dissident republican activity.
Huge security operation in place in Donaghmede ahead of dissident march
Crash barriers are being placed along the expected route from the family home to the graveside of crime boss Alan Ryan.
'Concern' amongst locals as Real IRA prepares to mark Alan Ryan death
The Real IRA crime boss was shot dead a year ago this week. Dissidents are planning a march at his graveside on Saturday.
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.
Eight men due in court over dissident republican activity
Nine men were arrested in two raids in Dublin on Wednesday, with one being released by gardaí since then.
Nine arrested over dissident activity in two Dublin raids
Bomb ingredients and ammunition were also seized by gardaí following separate raids in Cloghran and Tallaght.
PSNI chief praises G8 policing operation as 'most peaceful in history'
Matt Baggott said it was a ‘unique’ summit in that it took place in an area where there was a ‘severe terrorist threat’.
Eight men arrested over dissident republican activity have detentions extended
Eight men were arrested following a garda raid of a commercial premises in Clondalkin, after which a loaded firearm was seized.
Five men continue to be held over shooting outside Meath pub
A post mortem is due today on the body of Peter Butterly, who was shot dead outside the Huntsman Inn in Gormanston yesterday afternoon.
Two men arrested in Cork after handguns found in vehicle
Two handguns were found in a vehicle which was stopped in the Deanrock area of Togher. The occupants are being questioned.
Three arrested in Tipperary in dissident Republican probe
The men were arrested during an operation on the N24 in Cahir this evening.
Three arrested before Clinton visit charged with terrorism offences
The men were arrested in Derry the night before the arrival of US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton to Northern Ireland.
Four arrests in garda dissident republicans investigation
The four were arrested outside Tullamore in Co Offally last night as part of an ongoing investigation into dissident republican activity.
'The IRA' claim responsibility for the murder of David Black
In a statement issued by the group the killing was carried out because of “torture and degradation” of dissident prisoners at Maghaberry jail.
Man arrested over shots fired at Alan Ryan's funeral
Almost 20 arrests have been made by Gardaí investigating the events that surrounded the burial of the high-profile Republican.
Murdered prison officer’s funeral takes place today
David Black was shot dead near Belfast as he drove along the motorway to work on Thursday.