Continuity Army Council

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Noun1.Continuity Army Council - a terrorist organization formed in Ireland in 1994 as a clandestine armed wing of Sinn Fein
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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"We recognise, basically, the Continuity Army Council of the Irish Republican Army.
When asked by State counsel, Mr Tom O' Connell BL, what faction of the IRA Gardai believed Murphy belonged to, Supt Flannery replied: "Republican Sinn Fein and its associated organisation, the Continuity Army Council."
And leaders of the Continuity Army Council have recently visited America to secure funds and weaponry from sympathisers opposed to the IRA ceasefire.
And Scots terrorism expert Professor Paul Wilkinson said the bomb was probably the work of the Continuity Army Council, a group which broke away from the IRA.
There was no claim of responsibility and while unionists accused the IRA there was suspicion it was the work of the renegade IRA Continuity Army Council.
In a separate development, a force styling itself the Continuity Army Council has defied the I.R.A.
The Continuity Army Council yesterday claimed responsibility for the attack as security was stepped up on both sides of the border.
It is believed a Republican organisation - possibly IRA splinter group the Continuity Army Council - is behind the planned attack.