Tag Archives: Real IRA

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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Backfire!

Backfire! Suzanne Breen Fortnight Magazine, December 2000 The Provisional IRA leadership rarely makes mistakes but the murder of Joe O’Connor must rank as its biggest blunder this year. The aim of inflicting a mighty blow against the dissidents has clearly … Continue reading

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