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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The conference, attended by about 200 delegates, backed a resolution recognising the Continuity Army Council as "the legitimate leaders of the IRA".
As the hunt went on, an anonymous caller claimed an IRA breakaway group, the Continuity Army Council, had planted the bombs.
And last night it was feared that the mavericks, who call themselves the Continuity Army Council, were out to wreck the North's fragile peace.
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.