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Irish National Liberation Army


from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a radical terrorist group dedicated to the removal of British forces from Northern Ireland and the unification of Ireland


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  • Allen last year fled his Northern Ireland hometown of Londonderry after receiving death threats from Republican Action Against Drugs, an organization forged by former members of both the IRA and a rival group called the Irish National Liberation Army.

    The Seattle Times

  • Airey Neave, who had masterminded Margaret Thatcher's campaign for the Party leadership four years earlier, was murdered within the precincts of the Palace of Westminster by an evil and vicious little group called the Irish National Liberation Army which wanted to show that it could eclipse even the IRA in crime.

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  • Or, for sheer daring, remember how the Irish National Liberation Army murdered Airey Neave in 1979 as he exited a House of Commons car park.

    Mainland Britain Is the IRA's Next Target

  • Duffy, who is regarded as one of the most volatile republican paramilitaries to emerge during the latter years of Northern Ireland's Troubles, admitted his part in the 1992 killing of Sergeant Michael Newman, a 34-year-old father of one who was shot dead in broad daylight in the centre of Derby by a three-man unit from the Irish National Liberation Army (INLA).

    Paramilitary gunman to serve two years for killing army recruitment sergeant

  • None of the failures, however, are said to amount to collusion with the Irish National Liberation Army, three of whose members carried out the attack.

    Politics live blog - Tuesday 14 September

  • He also stated that security at the Maze? reputed to be the most secure prison in Europe at that time? was "a joke" and that he and two Irish National Liberation Army (INLA) colleagues, Christopher "Crip" McWilliams and John Glennon, smuggled in the murder weapons inside nappies.

    Billy Wright assassin: Maze security was 'a joke'

  • He and ex-UDA prisoner turned community worker Colin Halliday had recently visited a community initiative in Strabane run by former members of the Irish National Liberation Army.

    Ireland: UDA questions police effectiveness as loyalists get restless

  • Irish National Liberation Army to announce weapons decommissioning

    UVF plans to end paramilitary activity, says loyalist secret intermediary

  • Vincent Toner and Colm Murphy were convicted of attempting to purchase unregistered machine guns for the purpose of smuggling them to Northern Ireland, on behalf of misnamed Irish National Liberation Army.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Sotomayor vs. the Second Amendment, Part II:

  • The Irish National Liberation Army, another diehard splinter group, also announced a ceasefire, which left only one identified underground group, the so-called Continuity IRA, still espousing violence.

    Bombing Backlash


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