Continuity IRA plan to kill Limerick soldier foiled

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 depart from a generations old truce not to commit offences in the Republic.

The Dail will be debating the issue about about 5.06pm this evening

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