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Continuity IRA

Continuity IRA plan to kill Limerick soldier foiled

Tue 18 December 2012, 4:09pm

Tweet This is worth noting for a number of reasons. One, the sheer numbers of people rounded up in the police operation; two the use of Facebook as part of the plan he needs to look at his privacy settings or some of his ‘friends’; and three, the news that this ‘IRA’ is planning to […] more »

“Non-conformist republican groups” merge under banner of the “IRA”

Thu 26 July 2012, 10:33pm
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Tweet Under the banner of the “IRA”, the Real IRA, Republican Action Against Drugs (RAAD) as well as smaller groups often referred to as Óglaigh na hÉireann have formed a “unified structure under a single leadership”. They will be “subservient to the constitution of the Irish Republican Army”. Only the Continuity IRA remains outside the […] more »

“Paramilitarism is now deemed more legitimate…”

Fri 15 July 2011, 2:41pm

Tweet In a Guardian report which features a Continuity IRA member’s description of Sinn Féin as “British ministers in a puppet government”, Robin Wilson makes an important point.  Now that “the guerillas” are the people in power…  From the Guardian report “In theory, the ‘peace process’ culminating in the 1998 Belfast agreement was meant by the inclusion […] more »

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