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Fallen Comrades of the Irish Republican Socialist Movement (IRSM)

I.R.S.M

Emmanuel Gargan

Volunteer – Irish National Liberation Army
Assassinated on 21 March 1987

Emmanuel Gargan, age 25, was killed in a South Belfast pub by an Irish People’s Liberation Organisation gunman in retaliation for the INLA’s execution of IPLO leader Gerard Steenson on March 15th. Gargan had survived two earlier attempts on his life by the IPLO, and was still on crutches from the second attempt when he was killed.

Kevin Barry Duffy
Volunteer – Irish National Liberation Army
Assassinated on 21 March 1987

Kevin Barry Duffy, age 20, was killed in Armagh City by the Irish People’s Liberation Organisation in retaliation for the INLA’s execution of IPLO leader Gerard Steenson on March 15th.

The IPLO was a counter-revolutionary group formed by individuals who had resigned or been purged from the IRSM, who then came together to attempt to destroy the IRSM.

Gargan and Duffy were both involved in the INLA’s efforts to defend itself and the Irish Republican Socialist Party from the IPLO’s attacks.

They died as they lived: as Republican Socialists. Remember them with honour and pride.

Source: Strabane IRSP

With many thanks to: Irish Fenian Brotherhood.

27th August 1992 Hugh McKibben – Shot Lamh Dearg GAA Club, Hannahstown, Belfast.

Murdered after completing a game of Gaelic football.

Hugh was a keen footballer who played regularly, as such he was shot by his own….IPLO traitors….he was young and naive I feel and taken in by the IPLO. A son and da beloved to many and still grieved by mam and sister.

Only twenty one years old when he died. A young life needlessly cut short. His infectious laugh and youthful enthusiasm will be sadly missed, may he rest in peace. This traitorous act destroyed many in this young man’s life.

I do not honour the IPLO but I do this memorial out of respect for an old friend I lost touch with. I hope somehow he gets the message…..friends should be friends FOREVER and there should be no DEADLY DIVISIONS anymore.

Rest on heavens softest pillow Óglach Hugh McKibben of the tragic IPLO.

With many thanks to: Chaírde ar an Arm Náisiúnta Fuascailte na hÉireann.

‘King Rat’ – Billy wright executed by the INLA

Billy Wright was a vicious, sectarian killer & murdering bastard who killed people because of their religion, he and his splinter group the Loyalist Volunteer Force (LVF), were responsible for countless senseless deaths of Catholics, God bless Crip McWilliams and the bold INLA lads who wiped out this piece of human shit.

With many thanks to: Marcas Mac Giolla Aindreis – Chaírde ar an Arm Náisiúnta Fuascailte na hÉireann.

From the Irish Workers Voice, May 1935.

It’s not true to say that no one spoke out about the Catholic Church the Communist Party of Ireland most certainly did. The CPI called for a public inquiry into the goings on in Artane industrial school in 1935. The Irish Workers Voice is now called the Socialist Voice here us a link to the latest edition

http://www.communistpartyofireland.ie/sv/index.html

With many thanks to: Dublin Distnct – Communist Party of Ireland

Dedicated to the McGlinchey family – Oglach Declan McGlinchey – Ádh mór oraibh – Saoirse go Deo!

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RIP COMRADE……

Follow the link below:
http:// http://youtu.be/oVmWsA4hL1g

Hundreds gather for Declan McGlinchey’s funeral in Bellaghy – The Irish News

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http://www.irishnews.com/news/northernirelandnews/2015/11/04/news/hundreds-gather-for-declan-mcglinchey-s-funeral-in-bellaghy-314682/?param=ds12rif76F

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Declan McGlinchey was on path to peace before his sudden death, say family – The Irish News

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Declan Mc Glinchey - Requiem Mass in Bellaghy on Wednesday at the Church of St Mary at 11am.

http://waww.irishnews.com/news/2015/11/03/news/uncle-yet-another-nightmare-for-mcglinchey-family-312466/?param=ds12rif76F

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Mary McGlinchey

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Dominic McGlinchey

For more information click on the link below:
http:// https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dominic_McGlinchey

RSM – Republican Socialist Movement standing against political policing in Ireland.

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Over 40 IRSP activists last night distributed leaflets to over a thousand homes in the Lower Falls area of West Belfast, focusing on Political Policing and the ruthless cuts targeting working class communities. The Republican Socialist Movement are organised and we are here to stay.

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With many thanks to:
VOL. MATT McLARRON CUMANN IRSP – FALLS ROAD.

http://www.irsp.ie/news/?p=1998

THE CONCLUSIONS ABOUT EACH PARAMILITARY GROUP.

MONITORING REPORT

REPUBLICAN GROUPING’S

Provisional Irish Republican Army (PIRA).

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Provisional Irish Republican Army (PIRA)

The structures of PIRA remain in existence in much reduced form. This includes a senior leadership, the ‘Provisional Army Council’ (PAC), and some ‘departments’ with specific responsilities. At lower level, there are some regional command structures. At this lower level, some activity takes place without the knowledge or direction of the leadership. We do not beleive the group is actively recruiting. The group took part in decommissioning between 2001 and 2005 but continues to have access to some weapons. PIRA has not conducted organised procurement of new weaponry in the period since the last IMC report of 2001. PIRA members believe that the PAC oversees both the PIRA and Sinn Féin (Shame Féin) with an overarching strategy. We judge this strategy has a wholly political focus. PIRA members have been directed to actively support Sinn Féin (Shame Féin) within the community including activity like electioneering and leafleting.

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PIRA on training exercise in Ireland

Some PIRA members are involved in gathering information of interest to the group including details of DR (dissident Republican) activities and the attempted identification of covert human intelligence sources (MI5), (undercover British Army) and (SAS). A small number are involved in the storage of remaining weaponry in order to prevent its loss to dissident republicans. Individual PIRA members remain involved in criminal activity, such as large scale smuggling, and there have been isolated incidents of violence, including murders.
The investigation into the murder of Kevin McGuigan is still ongoing;

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Catholic Protestant Dissenter

However, we judge that the assessment put forward by the Chief Constable in his public statement on 22nd August remains accurate. The group is not involved in targeting or conducting terrorist atracks against the state or its representatives. There have only been very limited indications of dissent to date and we judge that this has been addressed effectively by the leadership.

Irish National Liberation Army (INLA).

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Irish National Liberation Army (INLA) guard-of-honor at the funeral of Peggy O'Hara - mother of INLA hunger-striker Patsy O'Hara.

THE structures of INLA remain in existence but there is little indication of centralised control from the leadership. As a consequence, groups accross the North of Ireland operate largely independently of each other. There are indications that INLA is attempting to recruit new members. The group decommissioned weapons in 2010 but continues to have access to some weapons. There have been some efforts to redirect INLA towards community initiatives and a small number of members have taken roles in republican politics with the Irish Republican Socialist Party (IRSP).

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Members of the Irish National Liberation Army (INLA), prepare to fire a volly of shots over the coffin of the late Peggy O'Hara

However, INLA members have continued to be heavily involved in criminality including extortion, drug dealing, distribution of stolen goods and fraud.
INLA has also been responsible for paramilitart-style assaults and intimidation attacks against alleged drug dealers. These activities have a significant impact on the local community.

LOYALIST GROUPINGS

Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF)/Red Hand Commando (RHC).

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Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF), Preparing For Peace - Ready For War

THE structures of the UVF remain in existence and there are some indications of recruitment. A top leadership sets strategy for the group but there are lower levels of leadership who have some independence in decision making. The group took part in decommissioning in 2009 but continues to have access to some weapons.

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Red Hand Commando (RHC) a cover name that was used by the UVF.

The UVF leadership has attempted to steer its membership towards peaceful initiatives and to carve out a new constructive role. A small number have taken up roles in the politics with the PUP.
However, a large number, including some senior figures, are extensively involved in organised crime including drug dealing, extortion and smuggling.

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The UVF are involved in conducting paramilatary style assaults. In some cases UVF members are heavily involved in violence and crime.
The UVF leadership is committed to transforming the purpose of the group to community focused initiatives but have only limited control over the activities of its membership.

Ulster Defence Association (UDA).

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Ulster Defence Association (UDA) with members posing at one of their many wall murals. Remembering their dead.

THE UDA structures remain in existence but have become increasingly fragmented. The organisation is split in a number of geographical areas, each with its own structures which act almost completly autonomously.

The UFF ( Ulster Freedom Fighters), previously used as a front (cover name) for the UDA, no longer exists.

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Ulster Freedom Fighters (UFF).

Organisation decommissioned in 2010 but continues to have access to some weapons. There are some indications of recruitment. There are members who have continued to steer the group into positive community based activism. However, others have been resistant to change and remained active in criminality and violence. Individual members and senior figures within many UDA areas are involved in organised crime including drug dealing, robbery, extortion and the distrubution of conterfeit goods.

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Ulster Defence Association (UDA).

There has been an increase in paramilitary activity in the North Antrim area resulting in a murder (Brian McIlhagga) for which a murder investigation is ongoing.
The UDA leadership are committed to transforming the group but have only limited control over its membership.

South East Antrim UDA

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South East Antrim UDA (SEA UDA)

SEA UDA remains a separate entity from the mainstream UDA. It retains structures similar to those within the mainstream UDA and its membership is engaged in the same types of criminal and violent activity.

During the Union Flag protests in 2012 individual members were believed to have been involved in serious disorder in the Carrickfergus area.

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South East Antrim UDA (SEA UDA)

Loyalist Volunteer Force (LVF)

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The late Billy Wright founder of the Loyalist Volunteer Force (LVF) and murdered in the Maze prison by the INLA

THE LVF exists only as a criminal group in Antrim and Mid-Ulster.

With many thanks to: The Irish News.

The IRA still has a ton of Semtex and 200 AK47s stashed in Ireland – Mirror Online

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http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/ira-still-ton-semtex-200-6658292

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