Ira. Legal news and articles for May 25 - 31, 2017

Ex-Sinn Fein councillor told waterboarding victim 'he was in IRA'Person who usually travelled with Kingsmill men 'was named as ...Birmingham pub bombings: Could the IRA terrorists behind the 1974 attacks be 'named and shamed'?City gangster threatens to shoot reality TV star in €100k business rowEscambia and Santa Rosa arrestsWhy It's OK to Lie About a Secret Channel. And When It's Not.Internment: Could it help fight terrorism?General election debate: May says she's willing to leave the EU without a deal as Corbyn is accused of supporting ...Kinahan cartel fork out £50k to IRA over Barr hitGerry Adams takes action against BBC over 'Spotlight' programmeLabour's Diane Abbott claims her views on the IRA have changed, just like her 'splendid afro'Pressure mounts on Sinn Fein over Manchester 'hypocrisy'John Gilligan tapes: Gangster denies shooting notorious crime boss 'The General' Martin CahillPolice report: Man fatally shoots himself in restroom at Bedford Police Department'Sickening' vandalism attack on Narrow Water massacre memorial in ...

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Attack on Narrow Water memorial treated as hate crime
Belfast NewsletterMay 25, 2017

“All right thinking people should condemn this hate crime and I would appeal to anyone with information on this incident to report it to the PSNI immediately. The police need help to bring the criminals responsible before the courts.” South Down DUP ...more »

Ben Lowry: Hypocrisy over Manchester is just one example of IRA distortion of history
Belfast NewsletterMay 25, 2017

While elderly soldiers face trial for split-second Troubles shootings, little progress is being made solving IRA crimes against civilians that in ought to be tried before an international court: Bloody Friday, Claudy, Birmingham, Kingsmills, La Mon ...more »

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Ex-Sinn Fein councillor told waterboarding victim 'he was in IRA'
Irish TimesMay 31, 2017

Mr Hurley told the Special Criminal Court Jonathan Dowdall invited him for dinner in his house. The witness agreed with the prosecution that Jonathan Dowdall told him he was a member of the IRA. “Patrick Dowdall backed up the statement and said he ...more »

Person who usually travelled with Kingsmill men 'was named as ...
the Irish NewsMay 31, 2017

Someone who usually travelled with 10 workmen killed by the IRA at Kingsmill was later named as a suspect, an inquest has been told.more »

Birmingham pub bombings: Could the IRA terrorists behind the 1974 attacks be 'named and shamed'?
expressandstar.comMay 31, 2017

On Wednesday, a pre-inquest review hearing was told that under current rules governing inquests, people suggested of having criminal liability in evidence cannot be named in any conclusion by the coroner. However, Ms Williams suggested the identities ...more »

City gangster threatens to shoot reality TV star in €100k business row
Herald.ieMay 31, 2017

The Wicklow-based criminal has a huge property portfolio and links to the Continuity IRA. He is suspected of having an "active involvement" in the gangland murder of 32-year- old Philip 'Philly' O'Toole, who was gunned down in January 2013. He is also ...more »

Escambia and Santa Rosa arrests
Pensacola News JournalMay 30, 2017

Terry Dickerson, 40, 8000 block of Ira Drive, cocaine possession, drug equipment possession. Christopher Adam Doyle, 32, address unavailable, possessing opium or derivative, selling synthetic narcotics, marijuana possession, drug equipment possession.more »

Why It's OK to Lie About a Secret Channel. And When It's Not.
New York TimesMay 30, 2017

The British government had a secret back channel to the Irish Republican Army from 1972 onward, even though Britain was fighting the I.R.A. throughout the quarter-century that followed. This secret channel played a crucial role in bringing about a ...more »

Internment: Could it help fight terrorism?
BBC NewsMay 30, 2017

In the wake of the Manchester suicide bomb attack a former assistant commissioner of the Metropolitan Police has called for the reintroduction of internment camps. With security services revealing there are 3,000 people engaged in plots in the UK and ...more »

General election debate: May says she's willing to leave the EU without a deal as Corbyn is accused of supporting ...
Business InsiderMay 29, 2017

Corbyn was fairly deft in handling questions about some of his more extreme historic views, such as his past support for the IRA and his association with Hamas. He looked like a politician who knew what he was talking about — which is an improvement ...more »

Kinahan cartel fork out £50k to IRA over Barr hit
Sunday WorldMay 29, 2017

Republican political group Saoradh said: “Republicanism has had no part nor does it want any part of the criminal feuding that is tearing about working class Dublin.” Michael Barr was blasted by a Kinahan carte hitman as he stood behind the bar of the ...more »

Gerry Adams takes action against BBC over 'Spotlight' programme
Irish TimesMay 29, 2017

“I know from my experience in the IRA that murders have to be approved by the leadership,” he told Spotlight. Specifically asked to identify who ordered the killing, he said: “Gerry Adams, he gives the final say.” After the programme aired, Mr Adams ...more »

Labour's Diane Abbott claims her views on the IRA have changed, just like her 'splendid afro'
Mirror.co.ukMay 28, 2017

But she denied reports she wants to wipe clean police DNA records, saying she would only do so for children who committed no crime. She said "of course" she would no longer call for the abolition of MI5, because the nature of the organisation has ...more »

Pressure mounts on Sinn Fein over Manchester 'hypocrisy'
Belfast NewsletterMay 27, 2017

The Fermanagh/South Tyrone election candidate added: “We have seen the terrible consequences of the radicalisation of young Muslims and by Sinn Fein leaders continuing to romanticise the actions of the IRA we cannot underestimate the impact that it has ...more »

John Gilligan tapes: Gangster denies shooting notorious crime boss 'The General' Martin Cahill
Irish MirrorMay 27, 2017

The IRA claimed it had killed the man who then ran Ireland's gangland. Gilligan said: “There's people not happy with me because they think I shot their friend. “I'd sort any differences with a straightener [fist fight]. I'd fight, Jesus, King Kong ...more »

Police report: Man fatally shoots himself in restroom at Bedford Police Department
Fort Worth Star TelegramMay 26, 2017

May 17. Sierra Springs Dr., 1400 block: Criminal mischief (substantial inconvenience). May 17. Bedford Rd., 400 block: Forgery government ... Ira E. Woods Ave., 3100 block: Computer security breach. May 20. Mustang Dr., 2700 block: Assault with ...more »

'Sickening' vandalism attack on Narrow Water massacre memorial in ...
Belfast TelegraphMay 25, 2017

A vandalism attack on a memorial to 18 murdered soldiers in Warrenpoint has been called 'sickening.more »

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