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 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.
The Irish National Liberation Army (INLA) is almost exclusively involved in organised crime such as drugs, extortion and protection rackets.
Among Catholics, there is both the Irish National Liberation Army and the Continuity IRA.
Ward and another Dublin criminal who was associated in the late 1980s with the Irish National Liberation Army - a splinter group of the Irish Republican Army - have been the two key suspects in the killing.
The first political assassination since the cease-fire occurred six days after Major rejected the Mitchell report: Gino Gallagher, head of the small Irish National Liberation Army, was gunned down in Belfast.
Thomas "Ta" Power and John O'Reilly were lured to their deaths allegedly under the pretext of peace talks with other members of the Irish National Liberation Army to sort out an internal feud.
The Irish National Liberation Army claimed they carried out the killing and said Mr Neave was targeted because he was engaged in "rabid militarist calls for more repression against the Irish people''.
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 .

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