Category Archives: IRA

Remembering Irish Human Rights Lawyer Patrick Finucane (March 21 1949 – February 12 1989)

“After a seven-month legal battle the prime minister has finally been forced to publish her secret order but we are a long way from having transparency. The public and parliament are still being denied the guidance that says when British … Continue reading

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On This Day — IRA Launches Mortar shells at 10 Downing Street (February 7 1991)

“It was a remarkably good aim if you consider that the bomb was fired 250 yards [across Whitehall] with no direct line of sight. Technically, it was quite brilliant and I’m sure that many army crews, if given a similar task, … Continue reading

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On This Day — Lord Louis Mountbatten Killed by IRA (August 27 1979)

“The IRA claim responsibility for the execution of Lord Louis Mountbatten. This operation is one of the discriminate ways we can bring to the attention of the English people the continuing occupation of our country. … The death of Mountbatten … Continue reading

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