Irish Republican Army

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a militant organization of Irish nationalists who used terrorism and guerilla warfare in an effort to drive British forces from Northern Ireland and achieve a united independent Ireland

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The Irish Republican Army is an equal opportunity employer.
We recognise, basically, the Continuity Army Council of the Irish Republican Army.
I think we confounded the world by him, a pro-British, pro-Unionist politician, being able to work in a positive spirit with myself, an Irish Republican," said former Irish Republican Army commander Martin McGuinness, who became Paisley's deputy.
Based on unpublished archival material and Republican sources, this volume traces prime minister Margaret Thatcher's battle with the Irish Republican Army (IRA) in 1980 and 1981, when Irish prisoners in the H-Blocks of Long Kesh demanded to be granted ?
During the 1980s, he secretly acted as a conduit between the Irish Republican Army and politicians in Northern Ireland.
The bomb is believed to have been sent by a splinter group of the Irish Republican Army.
London, July 13 ( ANI ): The London Olympics is at risk from a terror attack by the Irish Republican Army (IRA) group, according to Britain's Intelligence.
1979: A Provisional Irish Republican Army bomb kills British World War II admiral Louis Mountbatten and three others while they are boating on holiday in Sligo, Republic of Ireland.
People have not forgotten his support for the terror of the Irish Republican Army, and he now supports Israeli terror against Palestinians, meaning that he is a partner to it.
But later the IRA claimed responsibility in a statement issued through the Republican News, to the Press Association, in which they said, "The Irish Republican Army claim responsibility for the execution today of Lord Louis Mountbatten.
1974: The Irish Republican Army (IRA) was outlawed in all of Great Britain, including Northern Ireland.
Summary: British parliamentarians travelled to Libya at the weekend to press for compensation for families of Irish Republican Army (IRA) victims who say Muammar Gaddafi's government helped arm the
At the heart of much Irish history is the violence committed by the Irish Republican Army.
WITH reference to the threats that John W Gray sees coming out of Afghanistan (Voice of the North, September 5), I am convinced that former Prime Minister Tony Blair, the man who held his hands up to the Irish Republican Army, brought terrorism onto the streets of London.
Britain's prime minister has vowed to support compensation claims against Libya by families of victims of the Irish Republican Army who accuse Tripoli of arming the group.
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