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  Irish Republican Army information - Search.com
Physical force Irish republicanism as an ideology had a long history, from the United Irishmen of the 1798 and 1803 rebellions, to the Young Irelander Rebellion of 1848 and the Irish Republican Brotherhood rebellion of 1867.
In theory, the IRA was responsible to the Dail and was the army of the Irish Republic.
Irish Republican Army (Army of the Irish Republic) (1919–1922)
www.search.com /reference/Irish_Republican_Army   (5644 words)

  
  Continuity Irish Republican Army: Definition and Links by Encyclopedian.com
...Continuity Irish Republican Army Continuity Irish Republican Army The...recognised the Continuity Executive and the Continuity Army Council as the lawful Executive...and the Continuity Army Council as the lawful Executive and Army Council respectively of the...
The CIRA does not support the current political process, and continues to fight against the Union of Northern Ireland with Great Britain, which they denounce as British rule in Ireland.
Tommy Crossan, senior CIRA prisoner in Maghaberry Prison, Co. Antrim is campaigning for political status for the CIRA prisoners.
www.encyclopedian.com /co/Continuity-Irish-Republican-Army.html   (538 words)

  
 Irish Republican Army -- Freedom First Then Peace
The Continuity Irish Republican Army (Óglaigh na hÉireann) was reorganised as a result of the Provisionals abandonment of the abstentionist policy from Leinster House at the Sinn Féin Ard Fheis in 1986.
The CIRA are believed to be the only Republican group in Ireland never to have killed or seriously injured civilians.
The CIRA is not believed to have an established presence or capability of launching attacks on the island of Great Britain.
www.freewebs.com /republicanarmy/cira.htm   (492 words)

  
 Continuity Irish Republican Army - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Continuity Irish Republican Army (CIRA) is an Irish Republican paramilitary organisation (which supporters recognise as the National Army of the 32-County Irish Republic) that split from the Provisional IRA in 1986.
The majority of the IRA Army Executive opposed the change on the basis that it ran contrary to the IRA and Sinn Féin constitutions and were thus illegitimate.
Irish Republican Army (Army of the Irish Republic) (1919–1922)
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Continuity_Irish_Republican_Army   (1894 words)

  
 The Irish Republican Army and Other Terrorist Groups of Ireland.
IRA, Provisional Irish Republican Army [PIRA], the Provos) is an armed branch of Sinn Feiners established in 1969 for clandestine operations.
The CIRA split in 1986 in a dispute over the attendance of elected Sinn Fein representatives at Dáil Eireann (the lower house of parliament of the Republic of Ireland).
While the CIRA doesn't have the presence or the backing to make them capable of launching attacks on the British mainland, it is thought that they have acquired arms and other terrorist materials from the Balkans in cooperation with the RIRA.
www.understanding-terrorism.com /terrorist-groups/ireland.php   (716 words)

  
 Irish Republican Army - Socom: Combined Assault -- [IRA] Óglaigh na hÉireann
The Irish Republican Army is a guerilla organization dedicated to the achievment of a 32-Country Socialist Republic in Ireland.
The goal of the Irish Republican movement is the establishment of a United Irish Socialist Republic with equal rights for all, regardless of race or religion.
There are still dissident groups such as the Continuity IRA and the Real IRA, as well as the Irish National Liberation Army who have not decommissioned, however these groups have only a fraction of the support that the PIRA does.
www.freewebs.com /puddies/irafaqs.htm   (422 words)

  
 THE IRAs
It is also known as the Provisional IRA, the Provos and the Irish Republican Army, is most commonly referred to simply as the IRA, although several groups claim that title.
Is an Irish republican paramilitary group that split from the Provisional Irish Republican Army in 1986 in a dispute over attendance of the elected representatives of Sinn Fein (the political party affiliated to the Provisional IRA) at Dail Eireann (the lower house of parliament of the Republic of Ireland).
Real IRA is a hard-line splinter group that broke away from the Irish Republican Army (IRA) in November 1997 on the background of the Northern Ireland Peace Process.
irishrepublicanarmy.info /IRA.html   (175 words)

  
 In the Spotlight: Continuity Irish Republican Army (CIRA)
The origins of the Continuity Irish Republican Army (CIRA) lie in the mid-1980s split in the ranks of the Irish Republican movement.
The CIRA is also known as the Continuity Army Council (CAC) and the Irish Continuity Army Council (ICAC).
CIRA is seeking to advance their engineering capabilities to build more effective bombs and has been able to access weapons with greater ease.
www.cdi.org /program/document.cfm?DocumentID=3076&from_page=../index.cfm   (859 words)

  
 Ireland's OWN: IRA   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
The Continuity IRA (CIRA) is thought to be the militant rank of Republican Sinn Féin, headed by the former IRA chief of staff, Ruairí O Brádaigh, which broke away from the main Sinn Féin in 1986.
Moreover, the CIRA is thought to be small in number and not well-organised.
CIRA's most devastating attack was on the Killyhevlin hotel in Enniskillen, Co Fermanagh, in the summer of 1996.
irelandsown.net /CIRA.html   (499 words)

  
 CAIN: Abstracts of Organisations - 'I'
The 'Irish Republican Army' dates from the meeting of the first Dáil on 21 January 1919 and was the name that was adopted by the Irish Volunteers who had taken part in the Easter Rising in Dublin in 1916.
The transformation of the Irish republican movement from armed insurrection to constitutional politics, (29 April 2006), [PDF; 129KB].
The IRB was the forerunner of the Irish Volunteers and the Irish Republican Army (IRA).
cain.ulst.ac.uk /othelem/organ/iorgan.htm   (3672 words)

  
 Families Acting for Innocent Relatives (FAIR)
The Irish Republican Army (IRA) planted a small bomb in a garden on the campus of the New University of Ulster which was visited by the Queen as part of her jubilee celebrations.
The Irish Republican Army (IRA) exploded a bomb, estimated at 1,000 pounds, in the centre of Lurgan, County Armagh.
The Irish Republican Army (IRA) exploded two bombs in the British Army Headquarters, Thiepval Barracks, Lisburn, County Antrim (responsibility for the bombs was claimed on 8 October 1996).
www.victims.org.uk /eventsoftroubles.html   (13977 words)

  
 Irish Republican Information Service #208, August 5, 1997
The British army carried out a controlled explosion on the vehicle which burnt out the car and is said to have caused superficial damage to the hotel.
Rumours that the bomb was the work of the Continuity Irish Republican Army were carried in the media who once again tried to link that organisation to Republican Sinn Féin by the device of saying "Gardai believe it to be the paramilitary wing of Republican Sinn Féin".
Republican Sinn Féin has stated on a number of occasions that it is a purely political organisation and is not the "political wing" of any military group, neither does it have any "military wing".
www.iol.ie /~saoirse/iris/1997/208.htm   (864 words)

  
 THE BLANKET * Letters
In the aftermath of the Patriot Fighters from the Continuity Irish Republican Army’s attack on occupation and collaborationists forces in Enniskillen the last week, some clarification of Provo MP Ms.
Aye, it is peace with justice for all we seek, it is peace without colonial occupation forces securing a false peace and it is the Irish people acting as a unit to determine their own future and fate among the nations of the world we seek.
Republicans will not accept a peace that will only copperfasten Brit rule, which is what the Good Friday Charade has delivered, for peace cannot be had in an agreement that promises contradictory outcomes in the end game for nationalists and loyalists alike.
lark.phoblacht.net /solltr6.html   (340 words)

  
 Continuity Irish Republican Army
CIRA has been active in Belfast and the border areas of Northern Ireland where it has carried out bombings, assassinations, kidnappings, hijackings, extortions, and robberies.
Unlike the Provisional IRA, CIRA is not observing a cease-fire.
CIRA continued its bombing campaign in 2002 with an explosion at a Belfast police training college in April and a bombing in July at the estate of a Policing Board member; other CIRA bombing attempts in the center of Belfast were thwarted by police.
www.meta-religion.com /Extremism/Political_extremism/continuity_irish_republican_army.htm   (250 words)

  
 The Peace Process in Northern Ireland 2
It was met by increasing resistance among the Protestants (descendants of Scottish and English settlers that began to colonise mainly the north of Ireland in the 16th and 17th centuries).
The postponement and the UVF's activities prompted Irish nationalists to organise an insurrection in Ireland.
The Catholics, and largely Irish nationalist, population not only composed over a third of the entire population, but was also a local majority in two of the six counties (Fermanagh and Tyrone), the second city of the territory (Derry), and in almost all of the local government jurisdictions contiguous with the new border.
www.arts.gla.ac.uk /Slavonic/staff/Rybar4.html   (2540 words)

  
 Irish Echo Online - News
The CIRA on its own joined the Real Irish Republican Army on the State Department's list of organizations considered beyond the political pale at the end of 2001.
The statement said that the CIRA had "originally formed as the clandestine armed wing of Republican Sinn Fein" and had been active as a terrorist group since 1994.
But he acknowledged that the Irish Freedom Committee, of which he was a member, raised funds in the U.S. for the republican prisoner aid group Cabhair, which gives money to the families of CIRA prisoners.
www.irishecho.com /newspaper/story.cfm?id=14898   (852 words)

  
 Patterns of Global Terrorism: 2000 - Appendix C:   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
"Continuity" refers to the group’s belief that it is carrying on the original IRA goal of forcing the British out of Northern Ireland, and CIRA actively seeks to recruit IRA members.
CIRA has been active in the border areas of Northern Ireland where it has carried out bombings, assassinations, kidnappings, extortion, and robberies.
The Islamic Army of Aden (IAA) emerged publicly in mid-1998 when the group released a series of communiqués that expressed support for Usama Bin Ladin, appealed for the overthrow of the Yemeni Government and the commencement of operations against US and other Western interests in Yemen.
www.usemb.se /terror/rpt2001/appendixc.html   (5052 words)

  
 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
He was Frank J. Carty, alias Somers -- and he was a commandant in the Sligo branch of the Irish Republican Army, wanted in Ireland for theft and jailbreaking.
Know that the Irish, forcibly exiled to Scotland for all intents and purposes by the British government, remained Irish and remained dedicated to Ireland.
Their Scottish born children know Ireland's tears as well as the joy of being Irish and the need to continue to fight for her freedom.
members.lycos.co.uk /taarlaanois/smashing.htm   (1418 words)

  
 Politics.ie :: View topic - Unprovoked State Aggression against Na Fianna Éireann.
As such the Army is clearly recognised by the 26-County state as the IRA rather than the Continuity IRA.
Likewise in the Six Occupied Counties, the Irish Republican Army is proscribed.
The Continuity Irish Republican Army (CIRA) has claimed responsibility for placing a fire bomb in a taxi and ordering the driver to deliver it to the Grosvenor Police Station in west Belfast.
www.politics.ie /viewtopic.php?p=192955   (1734 words)

  
 Patterns of Global Terrorism: 2002 - Appendix C:   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
CIRA continued its bombing campaign in 2002 with an explosion at a Belfast police training college in April and a bombing in July at the estate of a Policing Board member; other CIRA bombing attempts in the center of Belfast were thwarted by police.
The Islamic Army of Aden (IAA) emerged publicly in mid-1998 when the group released a series of communiques that expressed support for Usama Bin Ladin and appealed for the overthrow of the Yemeni Government and operations against US and other Western interests in Yemen.
The SPIR has continued to carry out guerrilla operations in Chechnya under the leadership of another Chechen leader, Khamzat, whose true identity is not known.
www.usemb.se /terror/rpt2002/appendix_c.html   (6769 words)

  
 OSAC - Profiled Group Details - Continuity Irish Republican Army (CIRA)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
CIRA is a terrorist splinter group formed in the mid 1990s as the clandestine armed wing of Republican Sinn Fein, which split from Sinn Fein in 1986.
CIRA’s aliases, Continuity Army Council and Republican Sinn Fein, were also designated as FTOs.
CIRA has continued its activities with a series of hoax bomb threats, low-level improvised explosive device attacks, kidnapping, intimidation, and so-called "punishment beatings."
www.ds-osac.org /Groups/group.cfm?contentID=1310   (320 words)

  
 Continuity Irish Republican Army   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
The Continuity Irish Republican Army (CIRA) is a radical terrorist group that has opposed calls for an IRA cease-fire.
The Continuity IRA (which has attempted to drop the term "Continuity") was formed in 1986 in opposition to Sein Fein's decision to take part in elections in the Irish Free State and other British institutions in Northern Ireland.
The Council has claimed responsibility for attacks on the police and army and is suspected in a number of other sectarian attacks in Northern Ireland, including a car bomb attack in Markethill in September 1997.
webhome.idirect.com /~mullen/TG_CIRA.htm   (323 words)

  
 Sectarianism in Belfast
CIRA stands for 'Continuity Irish Republican Army,' which means this group has factioned off from the IRA and refuses to engage in the current peace negotiations.
They're going to continue the fight until they've unified with the Republic of Ireland (which is a completely separate nation from the United Kingdom).
However, in the modern situation, those that are republicans are typically Catholic and those that are loyalists are typically Protestants.
www.leafpile.com /TravelLog/NorthIreland/Sectarianism/Sectarianism.htm   (744 words)

  
 Real Irish Republican Army (RIRA); True IRA
The 32-County Sovereignty Movement opposed Sinn Fein’s adoption in September 1997 of the Mitchell principles of democracy and nonviolence and opposed the amendment in December 1999 of Articles 2 and 3 of the Irish Constitution, which laid claim to Northern Ireland.
Five RIRA members and a senior Continuity Irish Republican Army member (CIRA) also were arrested during the raids.
In May 2002, three Irish nationals associated with RIRA pleaded guilty to charges of conspiracy to cause an explosion and trying to obtain weapons following their extradition from Slovenia to the United Kingdom.
www.fas.org /irp/world/para/nira.htm   (372 words)

  
 Continuity Irish Republican Army (CIRA)
CIRA is a terrorist splinter group formed in 1994 as the clandestine armed wing of Republican Sinn Fein, which split from Sinn Fein in 1986.
CIRA's aliases, Continuity Army Council and Republican Sinn Fein, were also included in its FTO designation.
CIRA did not join the Provisional IRA in the September decommissioning and remains capable of effective, if sporadic, terrorist attacks.
www.nps.edu /Library/Research/SubjectGuides/SpecialTopics/TerroristProfile/Current/CIRA.html   (313 words)

  
 Foreign Terrorist Organization: Designation of Continuity Irish Republican Army and Aliases
As part of ongoing U.S. efforts against terrorism, the Secretary of State has designated the terrorist group Continuity Irish Republican Army, along with its aliases Continuity Army Council and Republican Sinn Fein, as a foreign terrorist organization under the Immigration and Nationality Act.
The Continuity Irish Republican Army, originally formed as the clandestine armed wing of Republican Sinn Fein, has been active as a terrorist group since 1994.
We hope this list will continue to draw the attention of governments across the world and will encourage those governments to take action, as we have, to isolate these terrorist organizations, to choke off their sources of financial support, and to prevent their members’ movement across international borders.
www.state.gov /r/pa/prs/ps/2004/34345.htm   (372 words)

  
 Chicago Indymedia: Indiana professor defies Bush anti-terror policy.
The Irish National Freedom Committee(INFC) is a New York City-based support group for the Continuity Irish Republican Army/ Republican Sinn Fein.(CIRA/RSF).
Republican Sinn Fein is the political wing of the Continuity IRA.
The Continuity IRA continues to wage a campaign of bombing in Ireland.
chicago.indymedia.org /newswire/display/69602/index.php   (344 words)

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