Online shopping from a great selection at books store. The irish republican army (ira) (irish language: óglaigh na héireann) was an irish republican revolutionary military organisationit was descended from the irish volunteers, an organisation established on 25 november 1913 that staged the easter rising in april 1916. News about irish republican army, including commentary and archival articles published in the new york times. Find great deals on ebay for irish republican army shop with confidence. The first irish republican army fought the british in the 1919-1921 irish war of independence the anglo-irish treaty concluding the war divided ireland into a catholic irish free state and protestant northern ireland, which became the british province, ulster.
The first split occurred in 1921 after the anglo-irish treaty, with supporters of the treaty forming the national army of the irish free state of the british commonwealth on one hand, and the irish republican army of the anti-treaty forces on the other. The irish republican army or ira originated from the irish republican brotherhood, and fought against the british army to get freedom for ireland in the irish war of independence. Irish republican army organized by michael collins from remnants of rebel units dispersed after the easter rebellion in 1916 (see ireland ), it was composed of the more militant members of the irish volunteers, and it became the military wing of the sinn féin party.
Shop for the perfect irish republican army gift from our wide selection of designs, or create your own personalized gifts. The provisional irish republican army, or ira, is an outgrowth of an older group known as the irish republican army, which fought an insurgency that successfully challenged british rule in the. The official irish republican army (oira) was one of two groups to emerge from a split in the irish republican army (ira), an armed catholic republican organization that fought for a unified, independent ireland free of british control oira, also known as the officials, was the smaller and less.
The official irish republican army or official ira (oira) was an irish republican paramilitary group whose goal was to remove northern ireland from the united kingdom and create a workers' republic encompassing all of ireland. High quality irish republican army inspired t-shirts, posters, mugs and more by independent artists and designers from around the world all orders are custom made and most ship worldwide within 24 hours. The irish republican army (ira) are paramilitary movements in ireland in the 20th and 21st centuries dedicated to irish republicanism, the belief that all of ireland should be an independent republic. Irish republican army manual of guerrilla warfare: ira strategies for guerrilla warfare mar 23, 2013 by irish republican army and mikazuki publishing house paperback.
Irish republican army - a militant organization of irish nationalists who used terrorism and guerilla warfare in an effort to drive british forces from northern ireland and achieve a united independent ireland. Irish republican army the crime and investigation in 1998, connor claxton and siobhan brown conspired to illegally purchase over $100,000 in firearms and ammunition in four states. When the irish republican army (ira) called its ceasefire in 1994, there were high hopes that irish republican violence had ceased for good then, in february 1996, came a major bomb attack at.
Army of the irish republic or, as you may have guessed, the irish republican army the ira was thus reborn for a new generation and a new century irish. Irish republican army (ira) provisional irish republican army (pira) the provos direct action against drugs (daad) northern ireland came into existence with the british government of ireland act (1920) which divided ireland into two areas: the irish free state, made up of the 26 southern counties, and northern ireland - comprising of the counties of antrim, down, armagh, londonderry, tyrone. Irish republican army (ira), also called provisional irish republican army, republican paramilitary organization seeking the establishment of a republic, the end of british rule in northern ireland, and the reunification of ireland.
Neil jordan's historical biopic of irish revolutionary michael collins, the man who led a guerrilla war against the uk, helped negotiate the creation of the irish free state, and led the national army during the irish civil war. Ira maze prison escape became the largest prison break in british history on this day in 1983 maze, a film depicting the 1983 maze prison escape in which 38 ira prisoners broke out of the.