Irish National Liberation Army

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Noun1.Irish National Liberation Army - a radical terrorist group dedicated to the removal of British forces from Northern Ireland and the unification of Ireland
act of terrorism, terrorism, terrorist act - the calculated use of violence (or the threat of violence) against civilians in order to attain goals that are political or religious or ideological in nature; this is done through intimidation or coercion or instilling fear
Eire, Ireland, Irish Republic, Republic of Ireland - a republic consisting of 26 of 32 counties comprising the island of Ireland; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1921
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DUBLIN: The Irish National Liberation Army, an IRA splinter group responsible for some of the most notorious killings of the Northern Ireland conflict, said Sunday it is formally renouncing violence and plans to hand over weapons to disarmament officials.
The Irish National Liberation Army killed more than 100 people during the Troubles.
The case of Capt Nairac is one of four where neither the IRA nor the Irish National Liberation Army has claimed responsibility for the disappearances.
He fell out with the IRA and was expelled from the organisation, which led him to join the rival Irish National Liberation Army (INLA).
The court heard that Magee was ``waging a war'' on behalf of the Irish National Liberation Army when he gunned down the soldier outside an Army recruiting office.
n The shooting of Loyalist Volunteer Force leader Billy Wright in the high security Maze Prison by Irish National Liberation Army in December 1997.
Father Aidan Troy from the Holy Cross Church in Ardoyne, north Belfast, condemned the attack which was carried out last Thursday by men claiming to represent the Irish National Liberation Army.
Among Catholics, there is both the Irish National Liberation Army and the Continuity IRA.
McGlinchey Snr, known as Mad Dog, was a notorious member of the Irish National Liberation Army.
On December 6, 1982 the regiment lost eight men as 17 troops and civilians were killed in the Ballykelly disco blast claimed to have been carried out by the Irish National Liberation Army.
Wright, 37, was ambushed by three armed republican prisoners belonging to the Irish National Liberation Army, who managed to slip through security and open fire with a semi-automatic pistol and a double-barrelled .
The Irish National Liberation Army are expected to confirm tomorrow that their illegal arsenal has now been destroyed.

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