Tag Archives: Sinn Fein

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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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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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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Brendan Hughes interview

Excerpt from Hughes no longer toes the Provo line, interview with Niall Stanage Hughes has only recently begun to voice these criticisms openly in the recent past. “There’s an old cliché in the republican movement: ‘stay within the army line.’ … Continue reading

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Statement of Nicola O Connor

Statement of Nicola O Connor I, Nicola O Connor, the widow of the late Joseph O Connor, who was murdered outside his mother’s Ballymurphy home on Friday, 13th October 2000, have not yet come out with a statement to say … Continue reading

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