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#Paramilitaries

From TheJournal.ie Semtex, guns and detonators found as police target 'dissident terrorists' in west Belfast

Semtex, guns and detonators found as police target 'dissident terrorists' in west Belfast

Two arrests come as the British government announced an assessment of paramilitary activity.

From TheJournal.ie Paramilitary gun attacks on children 'must end' Shootings

Paramilitary gun attacks on children 'must end'

Twelve children were shot in Northern Ireland between 2009 and 2014.

From TheJournal.ie Loyalist gangs blamed for murdering father-of-five Brian McIlhagga

Loyalist gangs blamed for murdering father-of-five

The paramilitaries are also in the frame for a series of other “punishment attacks”.

From TheJournal.ie Reward offered in murder case linked to alleged sheep stealing and land disputes Farming

Reward offered in murder case linked to alleged sheep stealing and land disputes

Patrick Devine was shot dead in Tyrone ten years ago.

From TheJournal.ie Boston College says it will hand back Troubles tapes... to interviewees Troubles

Boston College says it will hand back Troubles tapes... to interviewees

After the PSNI gained access to the tapes, leading to arrests, the college says it will return the material to former paramilitaries if they want.

From TheJournal.ie Northern Ireland Attorney General calls for end to Troubles prosecutions The Troubles

Northern Ireland Attorney General calls for end to Troubles prosecutions

Can a line be drawn under the killings that occurred before the Good Friday Agreement?

From TheJournal.ie Two journalists receive death threats from paramilitaries Press Freedom

Two journalists receive death threats from paramilitaries

There has been condemnation of the threats against the two unidentified journalists who are based in Northern Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie Column: To move on from the Troubles we have to face the past with compassion Opinion

Column: To move on from the Troubles we have to face the past with compassion

Behind each death of the Troubles are real, grieving people – many of whom have been waiting for the truth for far too long, writes David McCann.

From TheJournal.ie Report on Pat Finucane murder to be published today Northern Ireland

Report on Pat Finucane murder to be published today

The family of the murdered Belfast lawyer want a full public inquiry into the circumstances surrounding his death in 1989.

From TheJournal.ie Belfast police seek witnesses after 'paramilitary-style' shooting Belfast

Belfast police seek witnesses after 'paramilitary-style' shooting

A man in his 30s was shot in the leg in the west of the city last night.

From TheJournal.ie Gerry Adams: 'Masquerading' paramilitary groups 'should go away' Paramilitaries

Gerry Adams: 'Masquerading' paramilitary groups 'should go away'

The Sinn Féin president has condemned the scenes at the funeral of Real IRA member Alan Ryan in Dublin over a week ago.

From TheJournal.ie Column: Parents bringing their children to be kneecapped. Yes, this is Ireland. Opinion

Column: Parents bringing their children to be kneecapped. Yes, this is Ireland.

Self-styled republican vigilantes are terrorising a city, writes Seamus Breslin – and perceived neglect by authorities is fuelling the fire.

From TheJournal.ie Victims' remains group not on brink of closure - Oireachtas committee Disappeared

Victims' remains group not on brink of closure - Oireachtas committee

Current indications are that the commission working to locate bodies of the Disappeared will continue its investigations.

From TheJournal.ie Family of Pat Finucane begins legal challenge Northern Ireland

Family of Pat Finucane begins legal challenge

“Clearly we have a difference of opinion here” – the Taoiseach discussing the possibility of a public inquiry into the murder with the British PM yesterday.