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# ira - Tuesday 20 March, 2018

McDonald: Sinn Féin Senator's suspension for 'unacceptable' retweet is a 'severe' punishment
# Brian Stack
# Brian Stack

McDonald: Sinn Féin Senator's suspension for 'unacceptable' retweet is a 'severe' punishment

Mar 20th 2018, 10:25 AM 17,406 Views 199 Comments

Senator Máire Devine has been suspended for three months.

# ira - Monday 19 March, 2018

Mary Lou says senator who retweeted post calling IRA victim a 'sadist' made 'catastrophic error'
# Brian Stack
# Brian Stack

Mary Lou says senator who retweeted post calling IRA victim a 'sadist' made 'catastrophic error'

Mar 19th 2018, 5:00 PM 92,982 Views 297 Comments

Máire Devine has been suspended from Sinn Féin for three months.

# ira - Tuesday 6 March, 2018

30 years ago a trio of killings sparked one of the darkest, most bizarre, fortnights of The Troubles
# Gibraltar
# Gibraltar

30 years ago a trio of killings sparked one of the darkest, most bizarre, fortnights of The Troubles

Mar 6th 2018, 6:03 AM 65,203 Views 94 Comments

The shooting dead of three IRA members on the British territory of Gibraltar sent the North into a frenzy.

# ira - Friday 16 February, 2018

Jamie Dornan is set to star alongside Sam Claflin in an upcoming IRA thriller
# Jamie Dornan
From The Daily Edge
# Jamie Dornan

Jamie Dornan is set to star alongside Sam Claflin in an upcoming IRA thriller

Feb 16th 2018, 5:26 PM 9,064 Views 0 Comments

Production starts this summer.

# ira - Wednesday 7 February, 2018

GSOC launches legal bid to get transcripts related to Tony Golden killer
# Adrian Crevan Mackin
# Adrian Crevan Mackin

GSOC launches legal bid to get transcripts related to Tony Golden killer

Feb 7th 2018, 6:00 AM 10,458 Views 0 Comments

Adrian Crevan Mackin killed Garda Tony Golden in October 2015.

# ira - Saturday 13 January, 2018

Explainer: What's happening with the inquest into the Kingsmill massacre?
# Sectarian Massacre
# Sectarian Massacre

Explainer: What's happening with the inquest into the Kingsmill massacre?

Jan 13th 2018, 9:00 PM 19,213 Views 88 Comments

Barry McElduff’s widely criticised Twitter video put the 1976 IRA massacre back in the headlines.

# ira - Thursday 11 January, 2018

Gardaí probe IRA link to pipe bomb discovery in Drogheda pub
# Dissidents
# Dissidents

Gardaí probe IRA link to pipe bomb discovery in Drogheda pub

Jan 11th 2018, 6:15 AM 14,945 Views 38 Comments

The device was discovered on Tuesday evening.

# ira - Wednesday 10 January, 2018

Family of prison officer shot dead by IRA says gardaí didn't act on 'significant information'
# Brian Stack
# Brian Stack

Family of prison officer shot dead by IRA says gardaí didn't act on 'significant information'

Jan 10th 2018, 11:45 AM 16,517 Views 148 Comments

Brian Stack’s family want the Taoiseach to “demand answers” from gardaí.

# ira - Tuesday 9 January, 2018

Second man released in connection with murder of IRA double agent Denis Donaldson
# IRA
# IRA

Second man released in connection with murder of IRA double agent Denis Donaldson

Jan 9th 2018, 8:31 AM 7,284 Views 62 Comments

A file will be sent to the DPP.

# ira - Monday 8 January, 2018

Gardaí release one of two men arrested over murder of IRA double agent Denis Donaldson
# Denis Donaldson
# Denis Donaldson

Gardaí release one of two men arrested over murder of IRA double agent Denis Donaldson

Jan 8th 2018, 4:30 PM 29,242 Views 44 Comments

Donaldson was shot dead near Glenties in Donegal in April 2006. One of the men has since been released.

Gerry Adams' complaint about IRA murder article rejected by Press Ombudsman
# Irish Independent
# Irish Independent

Gerry Adams' complaint about IRA murder article rejected by Press Ombudsman

Jan 8th 2018, 12:54 PM 23,838 Views 68 Comments

An article in the Irish Independent reported Adams said he thought jailing the men who killed a Louth farmer would be counterproductive.

# ira - Friday 29 December, 2017

'Sleveen', 'anti-Irish' and 'disgusting' - the anger at Lenihan over killing of eight IRA men
# Loughall Ambush
# Loughall Ambush

'Sleveen', 'anti-Irish' and 'disgusting' - the anger at Lenihan over killing of eight IRA men

Dec 29th 2017, 6:30 AM 29,529 Views 109 Comments

An innocent man was killed in the crossfire and his brother received life-altering injuries.

'As long as there is work to do we'll continue it': The lead detective searching for the remains of The Disappeared
# Unique Role
# Unique Role

'As long as there is work to do we'll continue it': The lead detective searching for the remains of The Disappeared

Dec 29th 2017, 12:05 AM 14,166 Views 14 Comments

Geoff Knupfer has a unique role. He can’t make arrests, but concentrates solely on finding bodies.

# ira - Saturday 16 December, 2017

14 observations we had when watching the movie where Pierce Brosnan basically plays Gerry Adams
# Liam Hennessy
From The Daily Edge
# Liam Hennessy

14 observations we had when watching the movie where Pierce Brosnan basically plays Gerry Adams

Dec 16th 2017, 7:30 PM 23,735 Views 0 Comments

Limited spoilers.

# ira - Thursday 7 December, 2017

'It's disgusting': Éamon Ó Cuív criticised for writing letter to IRA leader's solicitor during trial
# Seamus McGrane
# Seamus McGrane

'It's disgusting': Éamon Ó Cuív criticised for writing letter to IRA leader's solicitor during trial

Dec 7th 2017, 9:03 PM 35,994 Views 50 Comments

Seamus McGrane was today sentenced to 11 years in prison.

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 21,530 Views 29 Comments

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

# ira - Thursday 23 November, 2017

'The Disappeared' detective hopeful of new search for Columba McVeigh next year
# Co Monaghan
# Co Monaghan

'The Disappeared' detective hopeful of new search for Columba McVeigh next year

Nov 23rd 2017, 12:05 AM 14,955 Views 92 Comments

Columba McVeigh was 17 when he was kidnapped and killed in November 1975.

# 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 22,208 Views 0 Comments

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

# ira - Tuesday 24 October, 2017

Fish and chips meets Black and Tans: Details revealed of Leo Burdock's IRA service
# Civil War
# Civil War

Fish and chips meets Black and Tans: Details revealed of Leo Burdock's IRA service

Oct 24th 2017, 9:47 AM 37,645 Views 24 Comments

The new documents also reveal his involvement in the Civil War on the Anti-Treaty side.

# ira - Friday 20 October, 2017

'We couldn't put rosary beads in his hands, they had smashed them up that badly'
# Paul Quinn
# Paul Quinn

'We couldn't put rosary beads in his hands, they had smashed them up that badly'

Oct 20th 2017, 12:10 PM 99,020 Views 72 Comments

A fresh appeal for information has been made on the 10th anniversary of Paul Quinn’s brutal murder.

# ira - Wednesday 11 October, 2017

Man accused of IRA membership denies buying Shamrock glucose to make explosives
# Court
# Court

Man accused of IRA membership denies buying Shamrock glucose to make explosives

Oct 11th 2017, 5:32 PM 13,016 Views 0 Comments

Seamus McGrane from Louth has pleaded not guilty to membership of the IRA.

# ira - Thursday 21 September, 2017

Meath men get five years in prison for planting bomb at PSNI recruitment event
# Jailed
# Jailed

Meath men get five years in prison for planting bomb at PSNI recruitment event

Sep 21st 2017, 6:50 PM 13,302 Views 29 Comments

A sat-nav was able to link the men to the crime.

# ira - Tuesday 29 August, 2017

Patrick O'Donovan: 'I don't differentiate between atrocities'
# Dublin-Monaghan Bombings
# Dublin-Monaghan Bombings

Patrick O'Donovan: 'I don't differentiate between atrocities'

Aug 29th 2017, 1:21 PM 24,419 Views 116 Comments

The junior minister suggested in an interview that republicans were responsible for the Dublin-Monaghan bombings.

# ira - Friday 25 August, 2017

Charles Haughey asked Britain not to fly three IRA bodies through Dublin in 1988
# 1988
# 1988

Charles Haughey asked Britain not to fly three IRA bodies through Dublin in 1988

Aug 25th 2017, 3:11 PM 29,419 Views 93 Comments

The Taoiseach “made it clear that he would not admit to this request in public,” new documents show.

# ira - Thursday 24 August, 2017

Former IRA informer Sean O'Callaghan dies in Jamaica
# Garda Informer
# Garda Informer

Former IRA informer Sean O'Callaghan dies in Jamaica

Aug 24th 2017, 6:39 PM 39,598 Views 126 Comments

O’Callaghan worked as a garda informer from within the provisional IRA during the 1980s.

# ira - 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 21,339 Views 72 Comments

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

# ira - Tuesday 11 July, 2017

'He's a coward, as simple as that' - Sister of victim rejects apology from IRA bomb maker
# Dealing With The Past
# Dealing With The Past

'He's a coward, as simple as that' - Sister of victim rejects apology from IRA bomb maker

Jul 11th 2017, 10:29 AM 14,086 Views 142 Comments

Michael Christopher Hayes said he did not plant bombs in Birmingham but refused to say who did.

# ira - Monday 10 July, 2017

IRA bomb-maker apologises for his part in Birmingham bombings
# Birmingham Bombings
# Birmingham Bombings

IRA bomb-maker apologises for his part in Birmingham bombings

Jul 10th 2017, 6:51 PM 31,540 Views 202 Comments

“I apologise not only for myself, I apologise for all active republicans who had no intention of hurting anybody and sympathise with you.”

# ira - Thursday 8 June, 2017

Gardai probe 'New IRA' group's bomb trade with Hutch gang
# New IRA
# New IRA

Gardai probe 'New IRA' group's bomb trade with Hutch gang

Jun 8th 2017, 8:30 PM 39,055 Views 41 Comments

Security is expected to be tight for gangland murder victim Michael Keogh’s funeral tomorrow.

# ira - Tuesday 6 June, 2017

Man arrested for IRA murder of bus driver in front of school children in 1982
# James Gibson
# James Gibson

Man arrested for IRA murder of bus driver in front of school children in 1982

Jun 6th 2017, 9:04 AM 16,096 Views 81 Comments

James Gibson was shot dead by IRA gunmen on 2 December 1982.

# ira - Wednesday 31 May, 2017

Special Criminal Court accepts allegations former councillor claimed he was in IRA
# Jonathan Dowdall
# Jonathan Dowdall

Special Criminal Court accepts allegations former councillor claimed he was in IRA

May 31st 2017, 6:50 PM 15,893 Views 0 Comments

Jonathan Dowdall falsely imprisoned and waterboarded a man who came to his house looking to buy a motorbike.

# ira - Saturday 27 May, 2017

Jeremy Corbyn says IRA bombing campaign was 'completely wrong'
# The Troubles
# The Troubles

Jeremy Corbyn says IRA bombing campaign was 'completely wrong'

May 27th 2017, 5:07 PM 15,289 Views 69 Comments

The UK Labour leader has been coming under pressure to clarify his stance on the IRA’s bombing campaign.

# ira - Thursday 25 May, 2017

'Dirty Irish ba****ds': Irish in Manchester remember hostility after IRA bombing
# The Aftermath
# The Aftermath

'Dirty Irish ba****ds': Irish in Manchester remember hostility after IRA bombing

May 25th 2017, 12:03 AM 101,898 Views 166 Comments

Members of the city’s Irish community say they can relate to the anxiety Muslims in Manchester are feeling after Monday night’s terrorist attack.

# ira - Monday 22 May, 2017

Jeremy Corbyn is being attacked in the UK press over his 'refusal to directly condemn the IRA'
# Not Backing Down
# Not Backing Down

Jeremy Corbyn is being attacked in the UK press over his 'refusal to directly condemn the IRA'

May 22nd 2017, 7:56 AM 20,275 Views 76 Comments

The pro-Tory papers have not been kind to the Labour leader today despite the fact he condemned all violence.

# ira - Saturday 13 May, 2017

40 years on - the body of undercover British Army captain Robert Nairac has yet to be found
# The Disappeared
# The Disappeared

40 years on - the body of undercover British Army captain Robert Nairac has yet to be found

May 13th 2017, 5:21 PM 17,278 Views 113 Comments

Rumours that his body was disposed of in a meat processing plant are untrue, according to those searching for him.

# ira - Friday 12 May, 2017

Dublin man who smuggled IRA message out of Portlaoise Prison convicted
# IRA
# IRA

Dublin man who smuggled IRA message out of Portlaoise Prison convicted

May 12th 2017, 6:04 AM 17,294 Views 0 Comments

Brian Kenna was stopped by the detectives in the prison’s car park.

# ira - Wednesday 10 May, 2017

Remains found in France confirmed to be Seamus Ruddy
# The Disappeared
# The Disappeared

Remains found in France confirmed to be Seamus Ruddy

May 10th 2017, 5:39 PM 16,842 Views 16 Comments

The Newry-born teacher was abducted from Paris in 1985.

# ira - Tuesday 9 May, 2017

'Our family cannot and will not rest': Brother of murdered teenager in fresh appeal
# The Disappeared
# The Disappeared

'Our family cannot and will not rest': Brother of murdered teenager in fresh appeal

May 9th 2017, 7:48 AM 8,580 Views 62 Comments

Oliver McVeigh has called on those with information to heed Gerry Adams’ recent appeal.

# ira - Wednesday 3 May, 2017

British soldier turned priest appeals to IRA to return murdered officer's body
# Robert Nairac
# Robert Nairac

British soldier turned priest appeals to IRA to return murdered officer's body

May 3rd 2017, 7:35 AM 17,369 Views 93 Comments

Father Burke told Prime Time that he left the British Army and became a priest as a result of Robert Nairac’s murder.

# ira - Friday 28 April, 2017

Kingsmill massacre: Government attacks claims it is 'standing in the way' of inquest
# North V South
# North V South

Kingsmill massacre: Government attacks claims it is 'standing in the way' of inquest

Apr 28th 2017, 5:56 PM 10,767 Views 29 Comments

The Irish government said it had even introduced new legislation just so it could help in this case.