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Killing Joe O’Connor

Killing Joe O’Connor Rusty Nail, Slugger O’Toole Thu 30 September 2010 Ten years have passed since the Provisional IRA murdered RIRA Volunteer Joseph O’Connor in Ballymurphy. It was 1999 that Mo Mowlam gave a green light for the Provos to maim … Continue reading

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IRWG calls for inquiry into shooting of Joseph O’Connor

The Irish Republican Writers Group deplores the shooting to death of Joseph O Connor. We understand that the late Mr O Connor was a member of the Real IRA and while we profoundly disagree with that organisation’s pursuit of an … Continue reading

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Killing sparks fear of terror feud

Killing sparks fear of terror feud Henry McDonald The Observer Sunday October 15, 2000 Northern Ireland’s power-sharing government faces a new crisis after the family of a murdered republican dissident last night claimed the Provisional IRA killed him. The allegation … Continue reading

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SF Refuses to Condemn Killing of ‘Real IRA’ Man

SF Refuses to Condemn Killing of ‘Real IRA’ Man by Suzanne Breen Irish Times 17 October 2000 Sinn Féin has refused to condemn the killing of Mr Joe O’Connor, the “Real IRA” member shot dead in west Belfast last Friday. … Continue reading

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Graveside Oration for Vol Joe O’Connor

Graveside Oration for Vol Joe O’Connor Marian Price As we lay to rest and pay tribute to Volunteer Joe O’Connor, may I on behalf of the Republican Movement extend our heartfelt sympathy to his wife, Nicola, his children, Sean-Paul, Joseph … Continue reading

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Joe O’Connor killed in Belfast – his mother Margaret blames the Provos

Joe O’Connor killed in Belfast – his mother Margaret blames the Provos John Meehan A Cháirde, I write to draw attention to a very dangerous event in Belfast last Friday October 13 – Joe O’Connor, a republican, was killed in … Continue reading

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Killing Republicans — That Was Not Our War

Killing Republicans — That Was Not Our War Statement from Anthony McIntyre and Tommy Gorman, former long-term prisoners, who set up the Republican Writers Group journal, Fourthwrite. (This statement ran in the Irish News, 17.10.00) 13 years ago this week, … Continue reading

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