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# Paramilitaries

Last year
Existence of paramilitary groups means 'clear and present danger' remains in Northern Ireland
The Independent Reporting Commission recommended that a formal process of engagement with paramilitary groups in the north take place.
Northern Ireland paramilitaries coercing young people into crime
Young people were being ordered to take part in rioting during unrest in 2021, the Children’s Commissioner said.
Opinion: Dissident Republican ÓNH issued a warning to Loyalists - what does this mean?
Historian Dieter Reinisch looks at events organised by paramilitary groups over Easter in Northern Ireland and says they illustrate a worrying shift.
All time
Drugs worth €120,000 seized in operation targeting paramilitaries in Belfast
A 21-year-old man has been arrested.
Semtex, guns and detonators found as police target 'dissident terrorists' in west Belfast
Two arrests come as the British government announced an assessment of paramilitary activity.
Paramilitary gun attacks on children 'must end'
Twelve children were shot in Northern Ireland between 2009 and 2014.
Loyalist gangs blamed for murdering father-of-five
The paramilitaries are also in the frame for a series of other “punishment attacks”.
Reward offered in murder case linked to alleged sheep stealing and land disputes
Patrick Devine was shot dead in Tyrone ten years ago.
Boston College says it will hand back Troubles tapes... to interviewees
After the PSNI gained access to the tapes, leading to arrests, the college says it will return the material to former paramilitaries if they want.
Northern Ireland Attorney General calls for end to Troubles prosecutions
Can a line be drawn under the killings that occurred before the Good Friday Agreement?
Two journalists receive death threats from paramilitaries
There has been condemnation of the threats against the two unidentified journalists who are based in Northern Ireland.
Column: To move on from the Troubles we have to face the past with compassion
Behind each death of the Troubles are real, grieving people – many of whom have been waiting for the truth for far too long, writes David McCann.
Report on Pat Finucane murder to be published today
The family of the murdered Belfast lawyer want a full public inquiry into the circumstances surrounding his death in 1989.
Belfast police seek witnesses after 'paramilitary-style' shooting
A man in his 30s was shot in the leg in the west of the city last night.
Gerry Adams: 'Masquerading' paramilitary groups 'should go away'
The Sinn Féin president has condemned the scenes at the funeral of Real IRA member Alan Ryan in Dublin over a week ago.
Column: Parents bringing their children to be kneecapped. Yes, this is Ireland.
Self-styled republican vigilantes are terrorising a city, writes Seamus Breslin – and perceived neglect by authorities is fuelling the fire.
Victims' remains group not on brink of closure - Oireachtas committee
Current indications are that the commission working to locate bodies of the Disappeared will continue its investigations.
Family of Pat Finucane begins legal challenge
“Clearly we have a difference of opinion here” – the Taoiseach discussing the possibility of a public inquiry into the murder with the British PM yesterday.