NAGs

Real Irish Republican Army (RIRA)


Year Formed: 1998
Year Terminated: 1998

Target States:
United Kingdom

Ideational Characteristics:
Ethno-nationalist

Objectives:
Secession/Territorial Demand

External Supporters:
Ireland
Croatia
Slovakia
France
Narrative Summary:

NAG Support Dataset Code: 124

UCDP/PRIO Code: 1125

References:

Horgan, John, and John F. Morrison. "Here to Stay? The Rising Threat of Violent Dissident Republicanism in Northern Ireland." Terrorism and Political Violence 23.4 (2011): 642-69. Web.

Neumann, Peter R. "From Revolution to Devolution: Is the IRA Still a Threat to Peace in Northern Ireland?" Journal of Contemporary European Studies 13.1 (2005): 79-92. Web.

Tonge, Jonathan. "‘They Haven't Gone Away, You Know’. Irish Republican ‘Dissidents’ And ‘Armed Struggle’." Terrorism and Political Violence16.3 (2004): 671-93. Web.

Pogatchnik, Shawn. "What makes Real IRA tick". Geelong Advertiser (Australia). 10 Mar. 2009. 1- Main Edition. sec: Perspective; Pg. 19.

Sieff, Martin. "Reid Upbeat, But Belfast Riots Grow". United Press International. 12 Feb. 2002. sec: General News. 

Mallie, Eamonn. "N. Ireland dissident threat worst for six years: watchdog". Agence France Presse- English. 4 Nov. 2009. 

Toolis, Kevin. "The 100 Fanatics Holding Britain to Ransom; As Real IRA Bomb BBC HQ We Focus On...". The Mirror. 5 Mar. 2001. sec: 1 Edition; Features; Pg. 6. 

Fitzmaurice, Maurice. "RIRA Man Beaten, Shot and Dumped; Gay Activist Killed Year After Jail Release". The Mirror. 9 Nov. 2005. sec: Ulster Edition; News; Pg. 7.

Tynan, Deirdre. "Croats Seize RIRA Bombs; 'Smuggler' Had 50 Nato Grenades". The Mirror. 20 Nov. 2003. sec: News; Pg. 19. 

Flanagan, Pat. "RIRA Gun Camp Smashed; Mortars, Rocket Launchers and Uniforms Seized in Swoops". The Mirror. 9 Jul. 2001. sec: News; Pg. 1,2. 

Clarke, Liam. "Voice of experience explains why Real IRA is a lost cause". Sunday Times (London). 27 Oct. 2002. sec: Features; Eire News 19. 

Breen, Martin. "Inside Real IRA Training Camp". The News of the World. 25 Apr. 2004. sec: Investigates.

Breen, Martin. "Hunted Croat in RIRA Arms Link". The News of the World. 25 Jan. 2004. sec: Exclusive.

Breen, Martin. "MI5 foil Sam missile plot". The News of the World (England). 25 Jun. 2006. 

McElgunn, Joanne. "Trio arrested ahead of the Queen's visit". The Sun (England). 13 May 2011. Edition 1; Ireland. sec: News; Pg. 7.

Norton-Taylor, Richard. "NI5 posed as Iraqi arms dealers to snare Real IRA". The Guardian (London). 16 Jul. 2001. sec: Guardian Home Pages, Pg. 6. 

McNamara, Frank. "RIRA suspects in court". Irish News. 31 Aug. 2001. sec: Pg. 1.

Feeney, Brian. "Peace Shattered- Dissidents hope that British are more stupid than them- Commentary". Irish News. 9 Mar. 2009. sec: Pg. 5.

-"'McKEvitt's voice' heard as evidence". Irish News. 31 Oct. 2008. sec: Pg. 14.

-"Feature: Irish groups question ban". United Press International. 5 Jul. 2002. sec: General News.