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Irish Republican Army

Definitions

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  • proper n. Any of several Irish guerrilla or terrorist organisations fighting British rule in Ireland (later Northern Ireland) since the early 20th century.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a militant organization of Irish nationalists who used terrorism and guerilla warfare in an effort to drive British forces from Northern Ireland and achieve a united independent Ireland

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Examples

  • During their interrogation, the two South Africans maintained they had come to Britain to investigate alleged links between the ANC and the Irish Republican Army, which is fighting to oust Britain from Northern Ireland.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Kenneth O'Reilly (aged 28), of Killmurray Court, Garryowen, Co Limerick was charged with membership of an unlawful organisation, namely the Irish Republican Army, otherwise Oghlaigh na h√Čireann, otherwise the IRA at Limerick Rd, Nenagh, Co Tipperary on Saturday last, February

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  • The cause of its umbrage was Peter T. King, that year's grand marshal and someone the Irish government said was an "avowed" supporter of a terrorist organization, the Irish Republican Army.

    Peter King, IRA supporter and enthusiastic counter-terrorism advocate

  • However, it is unlikely that Labour will countenance an alliance with Sinn Fein, long seen as little more than the political wing of the Irish Republican Army that waged a long-running guerrilla war to drive the British out of Northern Ireland.

    Fianna Fail Appears Headed for Hard Fall

  • However, it's unlikely that Labour will countenance an alliance with Sinn Fein, long seen as little more than the political wing of the Irish Republican Army which waged a long-running guerrilla war to drive the British out of Northern Ireland.

    Irish Political Party Loses Its Luster With Voters

  • At a news conference with Karzai, Cameron said Britain's experience of drawing Irish Republican Army terrorists into Northern Ireland's political process could guide Afghanistan's own efforts to reconcile Taliban insurgents.

    Cameron to Taliban: Join Afghan politics

  • Cameron recalled that Irish Republican Army militants in Northern Ireland were trying to kill police officers and British troops in the past, but they are now part of the political process in Belfast.

    Cameron: Britain Committed to Afghanistan

  • After all, a terrorist organization like the Irish Republican Army would call in warnings before its attacks and its largest massacre only killed twenty-nine people.

    The Longest War

  • In those long ago days, Gaddafi, who considered himself a passionate revolutionary, supported every militant group that asked for Libyan help, including Nelson Mandela's African National Congress, various Palestinian groups fighting Israeli occupation, Basque separatists battling Madrid, the Irish Republican Army and Abu Nidal's killers.

    Eric Margolis: Gaddafi: The Fox Is Cornered

  • He was responsible for the Lockerbie bombing, supported the Irish Republican Army and he engaged in assassination plots.

    Sabria Jawhar: Moammar Gaddafi's Death May Bring Tribal Warfare Before Democracy

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