Real IRA


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Noun1.Real IRA - 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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Then, in August 1998, the Real IRA set off a car bomb in Omagh, which killed 29 civilians, including a mother nine months pregnant with twins.
DETECTIVES investigating the murder of a Real IRA man who was killed by paramilitary associates have made a fresh appeal for help in catching the killers.
THE Real IRA today threatened to kill police officers, declared the Queen's first visit to the Republic of Ireland an "insult" and claimed she was guilty of war crimes.
THE Real IRA was formed in 1997 after a split in the Provisional Irish Republican Army.
Appeal court judges yesterday overturned a controversial ruling that the Real IRA was not an illegal terrorist organisation.
Sources in the PSNI and the Gardai confirmed to The People that Spanish detectives had contacted terror experts about possible links between the devices and the Real IRA, the dissident group responsible for the Omagh bombing.
A teessider has been jailed after admitting his part in a diesel-washing scam that netted huge profits for the Real IRA.
THE Irish government was last night alleged to have done a deal with the Real IRA group behind the Omagh bomb outrage to get a ceasefire by the terror group.
THE Real IRA terrorist group responsible for the 1998 Omagh bomb outrage yesterday announced that it is to disband.
MAINLAND Britain should be on alert for a ``spectacular'' Real IRA attack in the next few weeks in revenge for the jailing of three terrorists, an exsecret agent warned today.
POLICE hunting the Ealing bombers believe they were from a Real IRA terror cell based near Oxford, it was reported last night.
DETECTIVES investigating the murder of a Real IRA man have made a fresh appeal for help in catching the killers.