- n a radical terrorist group that broke away in 1997 when the mainstream Provisional IRA proposed a cease-fire; has continued terrorist activities in opposition to any peace agreement
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- Real IRA assassinate drug informant Ciaran Doherty
Real IRA (RIRA) member Ciaran Doherty was shot dead by members of the same organization. The RIRA suspected Doherty of supplying information about a cannabis factory in County Donegal to the police. The police raided the drug factory last month.
June 28, 2013 - Irish Central
- Dermot Ahern in Irish Times
I don't think there is a huge element of recruitment . . . but there may be an element of better cross-fertilisation between the CIRA and RIRA - instead of being separate organisations, they are coming together and sharing their capabilities,...