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# ira - Tuesday 27 August, 2019

Events take place to mark 40 years since IRA killings of Lord Mountbatten and Warrenpoint soldiers
# Bloody Monday
# Bloody Monday

Events take place to mark 40 years since IRA killings of Lord Mountbatten and Warrenpoint soldiers

Updated Aug 27th 2019, 1:45 PM 48,811 Views 134 Comments

The killings took place on one of the deadliest days of the Troubles.

# ira - Wednesday 3 July, 2019

Man accused of IRA membership had picture of late Alan Ryan on his phone
# Messages
# Messages

Man accused of IRA membership had picture of late Alan Ryan on his phone

Jul 3rd 2019, 6:17 PM 24,009 Views 0 Comments

Darren Weldon has pleaded not guilty to membership of an unlawful organisation.

# ira - Friday 21 June, 2019

Ex-IRA man granted UK Supreme Court hearing over Boston College tapes
# The Troubles
# The Troubles

Ex-IRA man granted UK Supreme Court hearing over Boston College tapes

Jun 21st 2019, 7:11 PM 24,000 Views 0 Comments

The tapes which contain interviews with former paramilitaries were not meant to be heard in public until after their deaths.

# ira - Wednesday 12 June, 2019

Billy McKee - a founding member of the Provisional IRA - has died aged 97
# Belfast
# Belfast

Billy McKee - a founding member of the Provisional IRA - has died aged 97

Jun 12th 2019, 8:07 PM 28,051 Views 53 Comments

McKee always defended the worst atrocities of the IRA.

# 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 36,622 Views 42 Comments

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

# ira - Wednesday 22 May, 2019

The Disappeared: Anonymous donor offers $60,000 for information on locations of last three victims
# The Disappeared
# The Disappeared

The Disappeared: Anonymous donor offers $60,000 for information on locations of last three victims

May 22nd 2019, 12:05 AM 16,977 Views 32 Comments

The three men are among 16 people killed by Republicans between 1972 and 1985.

# ira - Thursday 2 May, 2019

Alleged IRA man who raped two teenage boys at 'republican safe house' jailed for seven years
# Seamus Marley
# Seamus Marley

Alleged IRA man who raped two teenage boys at 'republican safe house' jailed for seven years

May 2nd 2019, 1:49 PM 11,180 Views 0 Comments

Seamus Marley had pleaded not guilty to the charges, which date back to the early 1990s.

# ira - Monday 29 April, 2019

Rape victim says his life was left in 'tatters' from the moment alleged IRA man entered his house
# Courts
# Courts

Rape victim says his life was left in 'tatters' from the moment alleged IRA man entered his house

Updated Apr 29th 2019, 5:42 PM 29,686 Views 0 Comments

Seamus Marley (45) was found guilty last month of raping and sexually assaulting two teenage boys in the 1990s.

# ira - Tuesday 9 April, 2019

Gardaí probe dissident links to spate of ATM robberies
# Insufficient Funds
# Insufficient Funds

Gardaí probe dissident links to spate of ATM robberies

Apr 9th 2019, 2:39 PM 9,393 Views 18 Comments

Eight ATMs have been stolen across the border in a matter of weeks.

# ira - Friday 5 April, 2019

Máiría Cahill drops out of local elections following safety fears over her address
# Mairia Cahill
# Mairia Cahill

Máiría Cahill drops out of local elections following safety fears over her address

Apr 5th 2019, 3:34 PM 33,652 Views 5 Comments

Cahill filed a restraining order to protect herself in the past, and now worries for the safety of herself and her young daughter if her address was to be released.

# ira - Monday 1 April, 2019

Two men jailed over murder of dissident republican Peter Butterly
# Huntsman Inn
# Huntsman Inn

Two men jailed over murder of dissident republican Peter Butterly

Apr 1st 2019, 2:55 PM 12,010 Views 0 Comments

The father-of-three was shot dead in Meath in 2013.

# ira - Sunday 24 March, 2019

The year the Archbishop refused to bless the NYC parade due to growing 'IRA influence'
# Doors Closed
# Doors Closed

The year the Archbishop refused to bless the NYC parade due to growing 'IRA influence'

Mar 24th 2019, 11:00 AM 30,775 Views 37 Comments

Retired journalist Éanna Brophy recalls a tense wait at the Cathedral doors as the choice of grand marshall prompted controversy.

# ira - 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 15,922 Views 28 Comments

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

# ira - Friday 22 March, 2019

Monaghan mechanic (55) found guilty of IRA membership at Special Criminal Court
# Courts
# Courts

Monaghan mechanic (55) found guilty of IRA membership at Special Criminal Court

Mar 22nd 2019, 6:10 AM 18,891 Views 0 Comments

James Joseph Cassidy will be sentenced on 29 April.

# ira - Thursday 21 March, 2019

'Up the Ra' - Declan Rice apologises after pro-IRA Instagram comments surface
# Social Media
From The42
# Social Media

'Up the Ra' - Declan Rice apologises after pro-IRA Instagram comments surface

Mar 21st 2019, 4:28 PM 53,767 Views 138 Comments

The recently-declared England midfielder admits his remarks from 2015 were ‘naive’.

# ira - Wednesday 20 March, 2019

'It's part of history': Auctioneer defends decision to sell deactivated rocket launcher
# Whyte's Auctioneer
# Whyte's Auctioneer

'It's part of history': Auctioneer defends decision to sell deactivated rocket launcher

Mar 20th 2019, 10:56 PM 22,897 Views 20 Comments

It is expected to fetch between €4,000 to €6,000

# ira - Tuesday 19 March, 2019

Alleged IRA man goes on trial accused of raping two teenage boys in republican safehouse
# Court
# Court

Alleged IRA man goes on trial accused of raping two teenage boys in republican safehouse

Mar 19th 2019, 7:09 PM 32,035 Views 0 Comments

The man (45) has pleaded not guilty at the Central Criminal Court.

# ira - Tuesday 12 March, 2019

Police investigating claim group calling itself the 'IRA' behind parcel bombs
# Investigation
# Investigation

Police investigating claim group calling itself the 'IRA' behind parcel bombs

Mar 12th 2019, 10:50 AM 13,209 Views 27 Comments

Police said that a claim for responsibility had been received yesterday by a media outlet in Northern Ireland.

# ira - Wednesday 6 March, 2019

UK Supreme Court allows appeal from mother of man killed by RUC in 1992
# Pearse Jordan
# Pearse Jordan

UK Supreme Court allows appeal from mother of man killed by RUC in 1992

Mar 6th 2019, 6:39 PM 10,781 Views 19 Comments

Pearse Jordan was 23 when he was shot in the back in Belfast in November 1992.

# ira - Monday 4 March, 2019

Boris Johnson defends Bloody Sunday soldiers, and asks why the IRA 'got away with' Troubles crimes
# Derry
# Derry

Boris Johnson defends Bloody Sunday soldiers, and asks why the IRA 'got away with' Troubles crimes

Mar 4th 2019, 11:47 AM 196,159 Views 112 Comments

Four ex-British soldiers could be charged with the 1972 shooting of unarmed marchers.

# ira - Monday 25 February, 2019

'We want the truth': New inquests into Birmingham pub bombings begin
# IRA
# IRA

'We want the truth': New inquests into Birmingham pub bombings begin

Feb 25th 2019, 11:15 PM 7,938 Views 0 Comments

The attack on two pubs came at the height of the Troubles in Northern Ireland.

# ira - Saturday 23 February, 2019

'Volunteers were sent for the coffins': New docs reveal IRA activities during War of Independence
# Military Archives
# Military Archives

'Volunteers were sent for the coffins': New docs reveal IRA activities during War of Independence

Feb 23rd 2019, 10:00 AM 27,294 Views 48 Comments

The Brigade Activity Files are the latest release by the Military Service Pensions Collection.

Dozens of dissident weapons caches 'dotted along border region'
# Hard Brexit
# Hard Brexit

Dozens of dissident weapons caches 'dotted along border region'

Feb 23rd 2019, 12:05 AM 25,984 Views 34 Comments

Gardaí fear an upsurge in violence in the event of a no-deal Brexit.

# 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 58,250 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.

# ira - Friday 8 February, 2019

Leader of so-called New IRA in Dublin given life sentence for murder of dissident republican
# Sentencing
# Sentencing

Leader of so-called New IRA in Dublin given life sentence for murder of dissident republican

Updated Feb 8th 2019, 1:00 PM 29,529 Views 32 Comments

Kevin Braney was found guilty of the premeditated murder of 35-year-old Peter Butterly.

# ira - Thursday 31 January, 2019

Inquest to resume into Guildford pub bombings in 1974
# 45 Years On
# 45 Years On

Inquest to resume into Guildford pub bombings in 1974

Jan 31st 2019, 6:36 PM 10,504 Views 25 Comments

The Guildford Four were wrongly jailed for 15 years over the 1974 bombings.

# ira - Friday 28 December, 2018

Fancy researching your family history from the revolutionary period? This is a good place to start...
# War Of Independence
# War Of Independence

Fancy researching your family history from the revolutionary period? This is a good place to start...

Dec 28th 2018, 10:00 PM 23,724 Views 6 Comments

Did you have a family member who fought in the Civil War or War of Independence?

# ira - Sunday 16 December, 2018

IRA-linked criminals are 'people of interest' in Quinn Holdings arson attacks
# Arson Probes
# Arson Probes

IRA-linked criminals are 'people of interest' in Quinn Holdings arson attacks

Dec 16th 2018, 10:00 PM 43,661 Views 44 Comments

Managers and their families have been targeted in arson attacks.

# ira - Friday 14 December, 2018

Former Workers' Party president Sean Garland dies aged 84
# RIP
# RIP

Former Workers' Party president Sean Garland dies aged 84

Dec 14th 2018, 7:46 AM 12,452 Views 17 Comments

The former IRA member passed away at his home in Meath after a long illness yesterday.

# ira - Friday 7 December, 2018

IRA sympathiser jailed for having ‘Poor Man’s James Bond’ and other violent manuals
# Christopher Partington
# Christopher Partington

IRA sympathiser jailed for having ‘Poor Man’s James Bond’ and other violent manuals

Dec 7th 2018, 6:47 PM 22,319 Views 72 Comments

Christopher Partington pleaded guilty to having six manuals that could have been used to plot a terror attack.

# ira - Tuesday 20 November, 2018

Máiría Cahill accuses Mary Lou McDonald of 'bluster and spin' after meeting
# Abuse Claims
# Abuse Claims

Máiría Cahill accuses Mary Lou McDonald of 'bluster and spin' after meeting

Nov 20th 2018, 8:11 PM 20,358 Views 75 Comments

Cahill said she received a qualified apology from the Sinn Féin leader.

# ira - Monday 19 November, 2018

Mary Lou McDonald to meet with Máiría Cahill over abuse case
# Abuse
# Abuse

Mary Lou McDonald to meet with Máiría Cahill over abuse case

Nov 19th 2018, 2:44 PM 13,393 Views 18 Comments

PSNI officers have said Sinn Féin members did not cooperate when interviewed in connection with Cahill’s allegations.

# ira - Saturday 17 November, 2018

Families of bombing victims say they have 'damning proof' police lied about it being 'an IRA own-goal'
# McGurk's Bar
# McGurk's Bar

Families of bombing victims say they have 'damning proof' police lied about it being 'an IRA own-goal'

Nov 17th 2018, 6:00 AM 23,094 Views 0 Comments

Fifteen people were killed in the UVF attack on McGurk’s Bar in Belfast in 1971.

# ira - Sunday 11 November, 2018

'We were near finished the book and my son got murdered'
# Lost Soul
From The42
# Lost Soul

'We were near finished the book and my son got murdered'

Nov 11th 2018, 8:00 AM 37,215 Views 6 Comments

Irish boxing legend Eamonn Magee chats to The42 about his turbulent life inside and outside the ring.

# ira - Sunday 28 October, 2018

'Can you imagine how horrific that must be?': Ex-IRA man pens book about tiger robberies
# Northern Heist
# Northern Heist

'Can you imagine how horrific that must be?': Ex-IRA man pens book about tiger robberies

Oct 28th 2018, 7:00 PM 31,128 Views 9 Comments

Richard O’Rawe was one of the H-block Blanketmen during the Troubles, and has written previously about the life of Gerry Conlon of the Guildford Four.

# ira - Tuesday 18 September, 2018

McDonald says Sinn Féin did not cover up alleged Máiría Cahill abuse
# Apology
# Apology

McDonald says Sinn Féin did not cover up alleged Máiría Cahill abuse

Sep 18th 2018, 4:17 PM 8,233 Views 33 Comments

Mary Lou McDonald repeated her apology to Maria Cahill today.

# ira - Monday 17 September, 2018

The Disappeared: Search teams 'convinced' remains of Columba McVeigh are in Monaghan bog
# Bragan Bog
# Bragan Bog

The Disappeared: Search teams 'convinced' remains of Columba McVeigh are in Monaghan bog

Sep 17th 2018, 6:11 AM 22,775 Views 51 Comments

A fifth search for the Tyrone teenager killed in 1975 begins today.

# ira - Thursday 13 September, 2018

Máiría Cahill says Mary Lou McDonald's unreserved apology is 'woefully inadequate'
# Disjointed Approach
# Disjointed Approach

Máiría Cahill says Mary Lou McDonald's unreserved apology is 'woefully inadequate'

Updated Sep 13th 2018, 6:16 PM 32,548 Views 111 Comments

In 2010, Cahill alleged that she was raped by an IRA member when she was 16-years-old.

# ira - Tuesday 4 September, 2018

'I'm here to serve the Irish people': Drew Harris downplays PSNI role as he begins term as Garda chief
# New Commissioner
# New Commissioner

'I'm here to serve the Irish people': Drew Harris downplays PSNI role as he begins term as Garda chief

Sep 4th 2018, 2:03 PM 20,869 Views 57 Comments

The new Commissioner addressed several issues over his appointment at his first press conference this afternoon.

# ira - Tuesday 31 July, 2018

Two Dublin men jailed for IRA membership
# Jailed
# Jailed

Two Dublin men jailed for IRA membership

Jul 31st 2018, 9:30 PM 24,238 Views 0 Comments

The men’s sentences were backdated to 2 August 2017 when they went into custody.