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# provisional-ira - Friday 13 July, 2012

Slain soldier Paddy Kelly to be given posthumous honour

Pte Kelly’s family will accept the Military Star, 29 years after his death in a shoot-out with the Provisional IRA.

# provisional-ira - Monday 26 March, 2012

'I was armed with a pistol' as Minister for Justice, says Des O'Malley

O’Malley served on Jack Lynch’s cabinet following the 1970 arms crisis and IRA split.

# provisional-ira - Friday 30 December, 2011

Gerry Adams questions Bobby Sands hunger strike claim

The Sinn Féin leader said claims in State papers that Sands offered to end his hunger strike would be “totally out of character”.

# provisional-ira - Tuesday 18 October, 2011

Martin McGuinness: 'I know nothing about the Northern Bank robbery'

The presidential candidate insists he “condemns absolutely” the robbery of Northern Bank, and denies knowing the perpetrators.

# provisional-ira - Thursday 13 October, 2011

Column: Addressing the legacies of Northern Ireland's past and contributing to the future

Dominic Hannigan explains why former members of Northern Ireland’s fiercest paramilitary organisations are being invited to speak to TDs at Leinster House today.

# provisional-ira - Tuesday 20 September, 2011

McGuinness blames ‘West Brit’ influence for references to IRA past

Martin McGuinness says there are “West Brit” elements in Dublin, some in the media, who obsess with his past in the IRA.

# provisional-ira - Tuesday 21 June, 2011

Families of 1976 Kingsmills Massacre victims demand public inquiry

An official inquiry blames the IRA for the death of 10 Protestant textile workers in one of the bloodiest Troubles killings.

# provisional-ira - Tuesday 7 June, 2011

Smithwick Tribunal spoke with former IRA members, says Adams

Gerry Adams has said that former IRA members have cooperated with he tribunal established to investigate the deaths of two RUC officers in 1989.

# provisional-ira - Tuesday 17 May, 2011

First public hearing for Smithwick Tribunal

The tribunal was established in 2005 to examine claims of garda collusion in the fatal shootings of two RUC Superintendents in 1989.

# provisional-ira - Friday 22 April, 2011

Police make 'significant' arrests as ex-provos claims responsibility for Kerr murder

The news of the arrests comes on the day that a new dissident republican group claims responsibility for the murder of PC Ronan Kerr three weeks ago.