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# ira - Wednesday 10 February, 2016

Today is a big day for the truth about the 'Birmingham Six' IRA pub bombings
# Justice For The 21
# Justice For The 21

Today is a big day for the truth about the 'Birmingham Six' IRA pub bombings

Feb 10th 2016, 8:55 AM 21,771 Views 116 Comments

In two weeks we’ll know if there’s enough evidence to open an inquest.

# ira - Wednesday 27 January, 2016

Shankill Road bombing: new claims put police performance in the spotlight
# Explainer
# Explainer

Shankill Road bombing: new claims put police performance in the spotlight

Jan 27th 2016, 6:21 PM 11,709 Views 112 Comments

New claims have come to light which allege that police officers may have known about the bombing in advance.

# ira - Tuesday 26 January, 2016

Murdered by the IRA, the body of this British Army Captain has been missing for 40 years
# The Disappeared
# The Disappeared

Murdered by the IRA, the body of this British Army Captain has been missing for 40 years

Jan 26th 2016, 5:15 PM 24,945 Views 216 Comments

Nairac was believed to have been undercover as an IRA member when he was killed.

# ira - Friday 8 January, 2016

Sinn Féin welcomes involvement of former IRA prisoners in election campaign
# Peace Process
# Peace Process

Sinn Féin welcomes involvement of former IRA prisoners in election campaign

Jan 8th 2016, 1:27 PM 17,858 Views 258 Comments

Gerry Adams and director of elections Matt Carthy have faced questions about the involvement of former political prisoners in the election campaign.

# ira - Thursday 31 December, 2015

Governor warned of potential 'bloodbath' among IRA prisoners if rubber bullets were removed
# RIOT CONTROL
# RIOT CONTROL

Governor warned of potential 'bloodbath' among IRA prisoners if rubber bullets were removed

Dec 31st 2015, 6:10 AM 12,601 Views 1 Comment

The government wanted to stop using them as part of efforts to rid them from Northern Ireland.

# ira - Wednesday 30 December, 2015

An Archbishop, a Taoiseach and an angry face-off over IRA violence and 'genocide'
# A Just War?
# A Just War?

An Archbishop, a Taoiseach and an angry face-off over IRA violence and 'genocide'

Dec 30th 2015, 9:00 AM 23,582 Views 138 Comments

Garret Fitzgerald said the New York meeting was the most tense he has as Taoiseach outside Ireland.

# ira - Tuesday 22 December, 2015

Gerry Adams: People who were involved in the IRA are not criminals
# A Good Republican
# A Good Republican

Gerry Adams: People who were involved in the IRA are not criminals

Dec 22nd 2015, 1:49 PM 23,607 Views 275 Comments

The Sinn Féin leader has been answering questions for a fourth day in a row about Thomas ‘Slab’ Murphy’s conviction.

# ira - Sunday 20 December, 2015

The Cork sisters who ran an IRA headquarters from their little shop
# 1916
# 1916

The Cork sisters who ran an IRA headquarters from their little shop

Dec 20th 2015, 9:30 PM 34,638 Views 44 Comments

Sheila and Nora Wallace were of “tremendous value” in the fight for Irish independence.

# ira - Friday 18 December, 2015

Independent TD defends attempt to post bail for man accused of involvement in plot to bomb Prince Charles visit
# Special Criminal Court
# Special Criminal Court

Independent TD defends attempt to post bail for man accused of involvement in plot to bomb Prince Charles visit

Dec 18th 2015, 11:43 AM 17,157 Views 0 Comments

Maureen O’Sullivan says the issue is about human rights.

# ira - Tuesday 10 November, 2015

Mairia Cahill is refusing to talk about her past dissident links
# Seanad By-election
# Seanad By-election

Mairia Cahill is refusing to talk about her past dissident links

Nov 10th 2015, 5:31 PM 29,721 Views 0 Comments

The Labour Seanad candidate is coming under pressure over her refusal to debate.

# ira - Thursday 29 October, 2015

Mary Lou's Sinn Féin leadership bid has one very important supporter
# No Vacancy Right Now
# No Vacancy Right Now

Mary Lou's Sinn Féin leadership bid has one very important supporter

Oct 29th 2015, 4:44 PM 26,539 Views 75 Comments

The Sinn Féin leader has given his backing to his deputy.

# ira - Tuesday 27 October, 2015

Mary Lou says Sinn Féin members - and not the IRA - will pick next leader
# Actually Have Gone Away
# Actually Have Gone Away

Mary Lou says Sinn Féin members - and not the IRA - will pick next leader

Oct 27th 2015, 9:30 PM 15,705 Views 193 Comments

A weekend newspaper report claimed the IRA has a say in who will succeed Gerry Adams – and does not favour McDonald.

# ira - Wednesday 21 October, 2015

Sinn Féin TD calls Micheál Martin the 'prime gurrier' of Leinster House
# Tense Scenes
# Tense Scenes

Sinn Féin TD calls Micheál Martin the 'prime gurrier' of Leinster House

Oct 21st 2015, 3:50 PM 25,458 Views 170 Comments

The status of the Provisional IRA was the subject of a tense and fraught debate in the Dáil earlier.

'You could do this interview without me': Gerry Adams had a run-in with RTÉ earlier
# Army Council
# Army Council

'You could do this interview without me': Gerry Adams had a run-in with RTÉ earlier

Oct 21st 2015, 3:39 PM 31,534 Views 136 Comments

The Sinn Féin leader and RTÉ presenter Áine Lawlor battled it out.

# ira - Tuesday 20 October, 2015

Provisional IRA members leafleting and electioneering for Sinn Féin - report
# Haven't Gone Away
# Haven't Gone Away

Provisional IRA members leafleting and electioneering for Sinn Féin - report

Oct 20th 2015, 11:10 PM 43,372 Views 316 Comments

Two reports into the current status of the Provisional IRA have been published today. Here’s what they say…

# ira - Monday 19 October, 2015

Football's authorities must do more to tackle sectarian abuse aimed at James McClean
# Opinion
From The42
# Opinion

Football's authorities must do more to tackle sectarian abuse aimed at James McClean

Oct 19th 2015, 7:25 PM 7,858 Views 18 Comments

The West Brom and Ireland winger was involved in another controversy at the weekend

# ira - Friday 9 October, 2015

Martin McGuinness: 'I never talk about shooting anybody but I was a member of the IRA'
# Interview
# Interview

Martin McGuinness: 'I never talk about shooting anybody but I was a member of the IRA'

Oct 9th 2015, 11:00 AM 20,247 Views 215 Comments

McGuinness said forty years on, he is still proud that he was a member of the IRA.

# ira - Friday 18 September, 2015

Semtex, guns and detonators found as police target 'dissident terrorists' in west Belfast

Semtex, guns and detonators found as police target 'dissident terrorists' in west Belfast

Sep 18th 2015, 2:52 PM 11,593 Views 70 Comments

Two arrests come as the British government announced an assessment of paramilitary activity.

# ira - Monday 14 September, 2015

The vast majority of people don't believe Gerry Adams
# Never In The IRA
# Never In The IRA

The vast majority of people don't believe Gerry Adams

Sep 14th 2015, 11:00 PM 21,924 Views 275 Comments

A new poll finds that nine out of ten people don’t believe the Sinn Féin president’s claim that he was never in the IRA.

# ira - Thursday 10 September, 2015

Peter Robinson has resigned as First Minister of Northern Ireland
# Gone
# Gone

Peter Robinson has resigned as First Minister of Northern Ireland

Sep 10th 2015, 10:42 PM 79,289 Views 327 Comments

Just one DUP minister will remain in the Executive.

# ira - Wednesday 9 September, 2015

Gerry Adams: Sinn Féin had nothing to do with Kevin McGuigan's murder
# Arrests
# Arrests

Gerry Adams: Sinn Féin had nothing to do with Kevin McGuigan's murder

Sep 9th 2015, 10:44 PM 33,138 Views 203 Comments

The party’s northern chairman Bobby Storey was arrested today in relation to the killing.

# ira - Tuesday 8 September, 2015

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

Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday

Sep 8th 2015, 10:51 PM 16,902 Views 16 Comments

Karen Buckley’s killer, the garda shooting of a republican and Isis wanting to blow up Newgrange.

# ira - Saturday 5 September, 2015

Browne on Adams: "He was by far the most important person in the IRA from 1980 onwards."
# Must See TV
# Must See TV

Browne on Adams: "He was by far the most important person in the IRA from 1980 onwards."

Sep 5th 2015, 8:01 PM 39,124 Views 172 Comments

Vincent Browne tells us why he wanted to make a new three part documentary about the Sinn Féin leader.

Enda Kenny took aim at Sinn Féin in a big way last night
# Trust Issues
# Trust Issues

Enda Kenny took aim at Sinn Féin in a big way last night

Sep 5th 2015, 2:50 PM 31,553 Views 266 Comments

He was speaking to a room full of British and Irish businesspeople in Cambridge.

# ira - Tuesday 1 September, 2015

'How dare she': Joan Burton hits back at Mary Lou
# The IRA Debate
# The IRA Debate

'How dare she': Joan Burton hits back at Mary Lou

Sep 1st 2015, 1:20 PM 33,029 Views 229 Comments

The debate over the status of the IRA rages on, with rounds of meetings today in Dublin, London and Belfast.

# ira - Monday 31 August, 2015

Here's What Happened Today: Monday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Monday

Aug 31st 2015, 10:44 PM 21,654 Views 3 Comments

A twist in an Irish nanny’s murder case, a shocking report on a special care unit and violent protests in Ukraine…

Peter Robinson is back from his holidays and he's taking aim at the UUP
# The IRA Debate
# The IRA Debate

Peter Robinson is back from his holidays and he's taking aim at the UUP

Aug 31st 2015, 6:20 PM 18,671 Views 205 Comments

The first minister’s back on the scene – and he’s had a thing or two to say about the raging IRA debate.

# ira - Sunday 30 August, 2015

Flanagan warns against "car crash politics" as IRA debate rages on
# Tipping Point
# Tipping Point

Flanagan warns against "car crash politics" as IRA debate rages on

Aug 30th 2015, 4:00 PM 21,706 Views 254 Comments

His comments follow the UUP’s unanimous vote to leave the North’s power-sharing executive.

# ira - Friday 28 August, 2015

What were we expecting? For all IRA members to lay down their rifles and work a 9 to 5?
# Opinion
# Opinion

What were we expecting? For all IRA members to lay down their rifles and work a 9 to 5?

Aug 28th 2015, 8:00 AM 183 Views 219 Comments

The political establishment hopes connecting Sinn Fein with IRA criminality will help spoil Gerry Adams and Co’s chances in the upcoming election, but they should be careful what they wish for, writes Paul Allen.

# ira - Thursday 27 August, 2015

Mary Lou: Sinn Féin ain't going away, you know
# Tough Talking
# Tough Talking

Mary Lou: Sinn Féin ain't going away, you know

Aug 27th 2015, 10:45 AM 17,345 Views 190 Comments

The party’s deputy leader has hit out at attempts to “smear this proud Republican Party and our leader”.

"The IRA have gone away. The war is over, they’re not coming back"
# Sinn Féin
# Sinn Féin

"The IRA have gone away. The war is over, they’re not coming back"

Aug 27th 2015, 9:36 AM 10,630 Views 150 Comments

‘We differ from the view of the Chief Constable’

# ira - Wednesday 26 August, 2015

The Garda Commissioner has weighed in on the existence of the IRA
# Correcting The Record
# Correcting The Record

The Garda Commissioner has weighed in on the existence of the IRA

Aug 26th 2015, 11:00 PM 25,386 Views 193 Comments

Noirin O’Sullivan tonight took the unusual step of intervening in an ongoing row.

Gerry Adams: 'Sinn Féin has no special responsibility to respond to allegations about the IRA'
# Column
# Column

Gerry Adams: 'Sinn Féin has no special responsibility to respond to allegations about the IRA'

Aug 26th 2015, 9:00 PM 173 Views 215 Comments

The president of Sinn Féin says the war is over and the IRA is gone and is not coming back.

"Dried-out husks don't set out to murder people" - Burton
# THE IRA
# THE IRA

"Dried-out husks don't set out to murder people" - Burton

Aug 26th 2015, 7:00 PM 21,985 Views 159 Comments

The Tanaiste’s comments were made in reaction to former Attorney General Michael McDowell saying the decision was made to let the IRA exist to avoid dissidents filling the void.

# ira - Tuesday 25 August, 2015

Sinn Féin says Frances Fitzgerald may have broken rules with 'political smears'
# Kevin Mcguigan
# Kevin Mcguigan

Sinn Féin says Frances Fitzgerald may have broken rules with 'political smears'

Aug 25th 2015, 4:30 PM 20,889 Views 270 Comments

Meanwhile, the Justice Minister has asked the Garda Commissioner to liaise with the PSNI in assessing the current status of the Provisional IRA.

# ira - Saturday 22 August, 2015

Gerry Adams: The IRA had nothing to do with Kevin McGuigan's murder
# Sinn Féin
# Sinn Féin

Gerry Adams: The IRA had nothing to do with Kevin McGuigan's murder

Aug 22nd 2015, 7:45 AM 33,542 Views 172 Comments

The Sinn Féin leader said some people are using the killing to “undermine” his party.

# ira - Friday 21 August, 2015

# ira - Thursday 20 August, 2015

Police suspect members of the Provisional IRA murdered Kevin McGuigan
# Revenge Killing
# Revenge Killing

Police suspect members of the Provisional IRA murdered Kevin McGuigan

Aug 20th 2015, 11:42 PM 19,955 Views 0 Comments

The involvement of the Provisional IRA is one of the lines of enquiry being pursued.

# ira - Friday 14 August, 2015

Kevin McGuigan murder: Two arrested and released over killing of ex-IRA man shot in front of his wife
# Point Blank
# Point Blank

Kevin McGuigan murder: Two arrested and released over killing of ex-IRA man shot in front of his wife

Aug 14th 2015, 10:40 AM 11,189 Views 21 Comments

Kevin McGuigan was gunned down in the Catholic Short Strand area of Belfast.