The Irish Republican Army, also known as the Provisional Irish Republican Army, was an Irish republican paramilitary organisation that sought to end British rule in Northern Ireland, facilitate Irish reunification and bring about an independent republic encompassing all of Ireland. It was the most active republican paramilitary group during the Troubles. It saw itself as the successor to the original IRA and called itself simply the Irish Republican Army (IRA), or Óglaigh na hÉireann in Irish, and was broadly referred to as such by others. The IRA was designated a terrorist organisation in the United Kingdom and an illegal organisation in the Republic of Ireland.
Mary Hornsey, mother of Paul Maxwell, a 15-year-old boat boy who was killed in the IRA bomb attack on Lord Mountbatten's boat off the coast of Co Sligo on August 27, 1979 has described the incident as..
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A fierce, new assault against British rule began, inflamed by the arrest of hundreds of Catholics in a state policy of internment without trial and then, in 1972, by Bloody Sunday. Internment was the.. WorldNews - Published
The prosecution alleges that both men are connected to the New IRA (Irish Republican Army) paramilitary group, which orchestrated the rioting on April 18 and has since claimed responsibility for the.. Firstpost - Published
Pro-IRA graffiti in the Londonderry area of Northern Ireland where journalist Lyra McKee was shot dead last month have been replaced by colorful images and messages in defiance of the militant group.. Reuters - Published
Brexit has provided the militant Irish nationalist group that admitted killing journalist Lyra McKee with a chance to further its campaign against British rule in Northern Ireland, the Sunday Times.. Reuters - Published
The New IRA militant Irish nationalist group has apologised for the killing of journalist Lyra McKee — its first acknowledgement that one of its members was involved, the Irish News newspaper.. WorldNews - Published Also reported by •Reuters
The New IRA has admitted responsibility for the death of journalist Lyra McKee in Derry. Ms McKee (29) died as a result of injuries sustained when she was shot on the Creggan estate on April 18th. On.. WorldNews - Published
The New IRA militant Irish nationalist group has apologized for the killing of journalist Lyra McKee - its first acknowledgement that one of its members was involved, the Irish News newspaper reported.. Reuters - Published Also reported by •France 24
A group claiming to be the Irish Republican Army claimed responsibility for several improvised explosive devices which were mailed to locations in London and Glasgow last week on Tuesday, according to.. WorldNews - Published