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New IRA admits responsibility for killing Northern Ireland journalist – media

Apr 23, 2019 - 2:11 PM

The New IRA attempts to justify its actions by claiming she was killed during an attack on 'enemy forces,' accusing police of provoking the riot which preceded her death

CONDEMNING THE KILLING. In this file photo taken on April 19, 2019 Sara Canning, partner of killed journalist Lyra McKee, addresses a gathering to condemn McKee's killing at the scene of rioting violence in the Creggan area of Derry (Londonderry) in Northern Ireland on April 19, 2019. Photo by Paul Faith/AFP

Police link Northern Ireland car bomb to 'New IRA'

Jan 20, 2019 - 11:56 PM

'The New IRA, like most dissident republican groups in Northern Ireland, is small, largely unrepresentative, and determined to drag people back to somewhere they don't want to be,' says Police Service of Northern Ireland assistant chief Mark Hamilton

CAR BLAST. Police forensic officers work at the scene in the aftermath of a suspected car bomb explosion in Derry, Northern Ireland, on January 20, 2019. Photo by Paul Faith/AFP