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Definition(s):

  • (n) the major Protestant paramilitary group in Northern Ireland; responsible for bombing the homes of Catholics and for criminal racketeering and selling drugs

News

  • Notorious Loyalist ODs on Drugs

    A notorious Loyalist leader has died after a suspected drug overdose. Former UDA leader Ihab Shoukri, 34, was found dead at a house in Belfast in the early hours of Sunday morning.
    on June 26, 2013     Source: Irish Central

Quotes

  1. "It is important that we remember at this time the victims and survivors of UDA violence, an organization which carried out appalling atrocities," Ahern said, adding, "It is my enduring hope that those days are gone and that the era of...
    on Nov 11, 2007 By: Bertie Ahern Source: Washington Post

  2. "The real point is that the UDA has not decommissioned a single bullet or ounce of explosives, and shows little intention of doing so. The UDA trained and nurtured Michael Stone and made him what he is," said Maginness.
    on Nov 28, 2006 By: Alban Maginness Source: Forbes

  3. Mr Murphy said: "I am persuaded that UDA is now prepared to go down a different road, moving away from its paramilitary past."
    on Nov 12, 2004 By: Paul Murphy Source: BBC News

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