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#Paramilitaries

# paramilitaries - 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 11,596 Views 70 Comments

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

# paramilitaries - Wednesday 12 August, 2015

Paramilitary gun attacks on children 'must end'
# Shootings
# Shootings

Paramilitary gun attacks on children 'must end'

Aug 12th 2015, 6:00 PM 13,860 Views 51 Comments

Twelve children were shot in Northern Ireland between 2009 and 2014.

# paramilitaries - Thursday 26 March, 2015

Loyalist gangs blamed for murdering father-of-five
# Brian McIlhagga
# Brian McIlhagga

Loyalist gangs blamed for murdering father-of-five

Mar 26th 2015, 6:11 PM 14,337 Views 38 Comments

The paramilitaries are also in the frame for a series of other “punishment attacks”.

# paramilitaries - Friday 12 September, 2014

Reward offered in murder case linked to alleged sheep stealing and land disputes
# Farming
# Farming

Reward offered in murder case linked to alleged sheep stealing and land disputes

Sep 12th 2014, 6:30 AM 11,515 Views 11 Comments

Patrick Devine was shot dead in Tyrone ten years ago.

# paramilitaries - Tuesday 6 May, 2014

Boston College says it will hand back Troubles tapes... to interviewees
# Troubles
# Troubles

Boston College says it will hand back Troubles tapes... to interviewees

May 6th 2014, 8:47 AM 10,736 Views 26 Comments

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.

# paramilitaries - Wednesday 20 November, 2013

Northern Ireland Attorney General calls for end to Troubles prosecutions
# The Troubles
# The Troubles

Northern Ireland Attorney General calls for end to Troubles prosecutions

Nov 20th 2013, 7:39 AM 5,398 Views 42 Comments

Can a line be drawn under the killings that occurred before the Good Friday Agreement?

# paramilitaries - Wednesday 15 May, 2013

Two journalists receive death threats from paramilitaries
# Press Freedom
# Press Freedom

Two journalists receive death threats from paramilitaries

May 15th 2013, 5:54 PM 10,814 Views 22 Comments

There has been condemnation of the threats against the two unidentified journalists who are based in Northern Ireland.

# paramilitaries - Friday 8 February, 2013

Column: To move on from the Troubles we have to face the past with compassion
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: To move on from the Troubles we have to face the past with compassion

Feb 8th 2013, 7:00 AM 105 Views 41 Comments

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.

# paramilitaries - Wednesday 12 December, 2012

Report on Pat Finucane murder to be published today
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Report on Pat Finucane murder to be published today

Dec 12th 2012, 12:00 PM 2,322 Views 10 Comments

The family of the murdered Belfast lawyer want a full public inquiry into the circumstances surrounding his death in 1989.

# paramilitaries - Wednesday 19 September, 2012

Belfast police seek witnesses after 'paramilitary-style' shooting
# Belfast
# Belfast

Belfast police seek witnesses after 'paramilitary-style' shooting

Sep 19th 2012, 10:27 AM 2,249 Views 2 Comments

A man in his 30s was shot in the leg in the west of the city last night.

# paramilitaries - Monday 17 September, 2012

Gerry Adams: 'Masquerading' paramilitary groups 'should go away'
# Paramilitaries
# Paramilitaries

Gerry Adams: 'Masquerading' paramilitary groups 'should go away'

Sep 17th 2012, 9:16 PM 10,813 Views 64 Comments

The Sinn Féin president has condemned the scenes at the funeral of Real IRA member Alan Ryan in Dublin over a week ago.

# paramilitaries - Wednesday 23 May, 2012

Column: Parents bringing their children to be kneecapped. Yes, this is Ireland.
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Parents bringing their children to be kneecapped. Yes, this is Ireland.

May 23rd 2012, 7:00 AM 6,147 Views 78 Comments

Self-styled republican vigilantes are terrorising a city, writes Seamus Breslin – and perceived neglect by authorities is fuelling the fire.

# paramilitaries - Friday 17 February, 2012

Victims' remains group not on brink of closure - Oireachtas committee
# Disappeared
# Disappeared

Victims' remains group not on brink of closure - Oireachtas committee

Feb 17th 2012, 4:21 PM 2,060 Views 0 Comments

Current indications are that the commission working to locate bodies of the Disappeared will continue its investigations.

# paramilitaries - Friday 13 January, 2012

Family of Pat Finucane begins legal challenge
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Family of Pat Finucane begins legal challenge

Jan 13th 2012, 10:34 AM 1,149 Views 6 Comments

“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.