Latest Continuity Irish Republican Army Stories

2006-02-01 09:36:21

By Paul Hoskins and Adam Pasick DUBLIN (Reuters) - Northern Ireland's ceasefire watchdog said on Wednesday the Irish Republican Army was keeping to a disarmament pledge it made last July but was still involved in spying and organized crime. The British government hailed a "sea change" by the guerrilla group which could help break political stalemate in the province. The watchdog's findings are central to building trust between opposing Northern Irish political parties to help...

2005-07-26 10:08:01

By Kevin Smith DUBLIN (Reuters) - Irish Justice Minister Michael McDowell warned the Irish Republican Army on Tuesday that it had to put all of its illegal arsenal of weapons beyond use if there was to be a political breakthrough in Northern Ireland. As speculation mounted that a statement from the guerrilla group concerning its future was imminent, McDowell said there could be no partial disarmament. "There is no position whatsoever between being armed and being unarmed for the IRA," he...

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