Tag Archives: Provisional IRA

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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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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IRWG welcomes Adams support for independent inquiry

IRWG welcomes Adams support for independent inquiry The IRWG warmly welcomes the support given by Gerry Adams for an independent inquiry into the murder of Joseph O Connor during his recent New York fundraising visit. According to an interview conducted … Continue reading

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Check Your Facts, Adams

Anthony McIntyre responds to Gerry Adams’ recent article in the American based newspaper, the Irish Voice Check Your Facts, Adams Irish Voice WRITING in last week’s Irish Voice, Gerry Adams mentioned an article published in the Belfast morning paper the … Continue reading

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