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Noun1.RIRA - a radical terrorist group that broke away in 1997 when the mainstream Provisional IRA proposed a cease-fire; has continued terrorist activities in opposition to any peace agreement
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 region should: continue towards the reduction of roaming charges in all WB6 and new/revised regional roaming agreement; complete negotiations on Mutual recognition of professional qualifications, and sign the agreement on it, as well agree on the model on recognition of Academic Qualifications; and initiate implementation of investment reforms in line with RIRA, with first targeted investment outreach activities carried out (including in tourism), stated the RCC.
RIRA chiefs have vowed to take revenge on those responsible for the attack on Vinnie, whose 32-year-old brother Alan was shot dead in 2012.
Indeed, says McConnell, the RIRA failed miserably in its goal of derailing the peace process, with many expressing even stronger support for an end to the fighting.
Both Rira and Paddock are knitters and weavers, and they also describe themselves as "adequate" spinners.
Earlier this month, police in Northern Ireland said the Rira was continuing to recruit members in Northern Ireland and in the Irish republic.
'The Government is clear that RIRA should be a proscribed organisation.'
Gareth had been arrested with three other men in Monaghan in November 2002 and charged with RIRA membership.
The shooting came after he expressed his contempt for them by urinating in the doorway of the house where the local RIRA commander lives, off the city's Falls Road.
The prosecution has alleged that the BBC bomb was the first of three blasts planned by the RIRA during 2001.
The Regional Investment Reform Agenda (RIRA) was endorsed by representatives of the six Western Balkan (WB6) economies at the Ministerial meeting of the South East Europe Investment Committee (SEEIC) held in Tivat, Montenegro today, the Regional Cooperation Council (RCC) stated.
REAL IRA chiefs have vowed to start an all-out war with criminal gangs after a brother of slain RIRA leader Alan Ryan was stabbed.
It is believed the criminal outfit is trying to take over an area of the city once controlled by assassinated RIRA boss Alan Ryan and his gang.