101 relations: Armalite and ballot box strategy, Balcombe Street siege, Banbridge, BBC, Belfast, Bernard Fox (Irish republican), Billy McKee, Bloomsbury Publishing, Bobby Storey, Brendan Hughes, Canadian Security Intelligence Service, Cappagh, County Tyrone, Chief of Staff of the Irish Republican Army, Clandestine cell system, Conflict Archive on the Internet, Corby, County Armagh, County Londonderry, County Tyrone, Creggan, County Armagh, Crouch Hill, Cullyhanna, Dublin, East Germany, England, Extradition, Finaghy, Fingerprint, Garda Síochána, Gerry Adams, Good Friday Agreement, Gordon Hamilton Fairley, Grundig, HarperCollins, HM Prison Brixton, HM Prison Leicester, HM Prison Maze, Independent International Commission on Decommissioning, Insight on the News, IRA Army Council, IRA Northern Command, IRA Quartermaster General, Irish republicanism, Ivor Bell, Kingsmill massacre, Lebanon, Libya, London, Loughgall ambush, Martin McGuinness, ..., Michael Mansfield, Michael McVerry, Milltown Cemetery, Mountjoy Prison helicopter escape, Muammar Gaddafi, Northamptonshire, Northern Ireland, Northern Ireland Assembly (1982), Northern Ireland peace process, Old Bailey, Pan Books, Penguin Books, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, Provisional IRA Belfast Brigade, Provisional IRA Derry Brigade, Provisional IRA East Tyrone Brigade, Provisional IRA South Armagh Brigade, Provisional Irish Republican Army, Provisional Irish Republican Army arms importation, Quartermaster, Raidió Teilifís Éireann, Real Irish Republican Army, Republic of Ireland, Robert McConnell (loyalist), Ross McWhirter, Royal Air Force, Royal Ulster Constabulary, Seamus Twomey, Sean O'Callaghan, Seán McCaughey, Sectarianism, Silverbridge, County Armagh, South Armagh Republican Action Force, Special Air Service, Sunday Tribune, Swatragh, Syria, The Daily Telegraph, The Irish Echo, The Observer, The Troubles, Thomas Niedermayer, Tony Blair, Trade union, Tripoli, Ulster loyalism, Ulster Protestants, Ulster Volunteer Force, United Kingdom, 1981 Irish hunger strike, 1996 Docklands bombing. Expand index (51 more) » « Shrink index
The Armalite and ballot box strategy was a strategy pursued by the Irish republican movement in the 1980s and early 1990s in which elections in Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland were contested by Sinn Féin, while the IRA continued to pursue an armed struggle against the British Army, the Royal Ulster Constabulary, and loyalist paramilitary groups.
The Balcombe Street siege was an incident involving members of the Provisional Irish Republican Army (IRA) and the Metropolitan Police Service (MPS) of London lasting from 6 to 12 December 1975.
Banbridge is a town in County Down, Northern Ireland.
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) is a British public service broadcaster.
Belfast (is the capital city of Northern Ireland, located on the banks of the River Lagan on the east coast of Ireland.
Bernard Fox (born c. 1951) is a former member of the Army Council of the Provisional Irish Republican Army (IRA) who took part in the 1981 Irish hunger strike.
Billy McKee (Liam Mac Aoidh; born 1921) is an Irish republican and a founding member and former leader of the Provisional Irish Republican Army (PIRA).
Bloomsbury Publishing plc (formerly M.B.N.1 Limited and Bloomsbury Publishing Company Limited) is a British independent, worldwide publishing house of fiction and non-fiction.
Robert Storey is an Irish republican from Belfast, Northern Ireland.
Brendan Hughes (16 October 1948 – 16 February 2008), also known as "The Dark", and "Darkie" was a leading Irish republican and former Officer Commanding (OC) of the Belfast Brigade of the Provisional Irish Republican Army (IRA).
The Canadian Security Intelligence Service (CSIS,; Service canadien du renseignement de sécurité, SCRS) is Canada's primary national intelligence service.
Cappagh (Irish: Ceapach (tilled or cultivated land)) is a small village, townland and civil parish in County Tyrone, Northern Ireland.
Several people are reported to have served as Chief of Staff of the Irish Republican Army in the organisations bearing that name.
A clandestine cell system is a method for organizing a group of people such as resistance fighters, sleeper agents, or terrorists so that such people can more effectively resist penetration by an opposing organization (such as law enforcement).
CAIN (Conflict Archive on the Internet) is a database containing information about Conflict and Politics in Northern Ireland from 1968 to the present.
Corby is a town and borough in the county of Northamptonshire, England.
County Armagh (named after its county town, Armagh) is one of six counties that form Northern Ireland.
County Londonderry (Contae Dhoire; Ulster-Scots: Coontie Lunnonderrie), also known as County Derry, is one of the six counties of Northern Ireland.
County Tyrone is one of the six historic counties of Northern Ireland.
Creggan is a small village, townland and civil parish near Crossmaglen in County Armagh, Northern Ireland.
Crouch Hill is a street in north London, England, running between Crouch End and Stroud Green in the boroughs of Haringey and Islington.
Cullyhanna (or Coill Uí hAnnaidh meaning "Ó Hanna's wood") is a small village and townland in County Armagh, Northern Ireland.
Dublin is the capital of and largest city in Ireland.
East Germany, officially the German Democratic Republic (GDR; Deutsche Demokratische Republik, DDR), existed from 1949 to 1990 and covers the period when the eastern portion of Germany existed as a state that was part of the Eastern Bloc during the Cold War period.
England is a country that is part of the United Kingdom.
Extradition is the act by one jurisdiction of delivering a person who has been accused of committing a crime in another jurisdiction or has been convicted of a crime in that other jurisdiction into the custody of a law enforcement agency of that other jurisdiction.
Finaghy is an electoral ward in the Balmoral district of Belfast City Council, Northern Ireland.
A fingerprint in its narrow sense is an impression left by the friction ridges of a human finger.
An Garda Síochána (meaning "the Guardian of the Peace"), more commonly referred to as the Gardaí ("Guardians") or "the Guards", is the police force of the Republic of Ireland.
Gerard Adams (Gearóid Mac Ádhaimh; born 6 October 1948) is an Irish republican politician who was the Leader of the Sinn Féin political party between 13 November 1983 and 10 February 2018, and has been a Teachta Dála (TD) for Louth since the 2011 general election.
The Good Friday Agreement (GFA) or Belfast Agreement (Comhaontú Aoine an Chéasta or Comhaontú Bhéal Feirste; Ulster-Scots: Guid Friday Greeance or Bilfawst Greeance) was a major political development in the Northern Ireland peace process of the 1990s.
Gordon Hamilton Fairley DM, FRCP (20 April 1930 – 23 October 1975) was a professor of medical oncology.
Grundig is a German manufacturer of consumer electronics, domestic appliances and personal care products.
HarperCollins Publishers L.L.C. is one of the world's largest publishing companies and is one of the Big Five English-language publishing companies, alongside Hachette, Macmillan, Penguin Random House, and Simon & Schuster.
HM Prison Brixton is a local men's prison, located in Brixton area of the London Borough of Lambeth, in inner-South London.
HM Prison Leicester is a local men's prison, located in the Southfields area of Leicester, Leicestershire, England.
Her Majesty's Prison Maze (previously Long Kesh Detention Centre and known colloquially as the Maze Prison, The Maze, the H Blocks or Long Kesh) was a prison in Northern Ireland that was used to house paramilitary prisoners during the Troubles from mid-1971 to mid-2000.
The Independent International Commission on Decommissioning (IICD) was established to oversee the decommissioning of paramilitary weapons in Northern Ireland, as part of the peace process.
Insight on the News (also called Insight) was an American conservative print and online news magazine.
The IRA Army Council was the decision-making body of the Provisional Irish Republican Army, more commonly known as the IRA, a paramilitary group dedicated to bringing about the end of the Union between Northern Ireland and Great Britain.
Northern Command was a command division in the Irish Republican Army (1922–1969) and Provisional IRA, responsible for directing IRA operations in the northern part of Ireland.
The IRA Quartermaster General (QMG) runs a department which is responsible for obtaining, concealing and maintaining the store of weaponry of the Irish Republican Army.
Irish republicanism (poblachtánachas Éireannach) is an ideology based on the belief that all of Ireland should be an independent republic.
Ivor Malachy Bell is an Irish republican, and a former volunteer in the Belfast Brigade of the Provisional Irish Republican Army (IRA) who later became Chief of Staff on the Army Council.
The Kingsmill massacre was a mass shooting that took place on 5 January 1976 near the village of Kingsmill in south County Armagh, Northern Ireland.
Lebanon (لبنان; Lebanese pronunciation:; Liban), officially known as the Lebanese RepublicRepublic of Lebanon is the most common phrase used by Lebanese government agencies.
Libya (ليبيا), officially the State of Libya (دولة ليبيا), is a sovereign state in the Maghreb region of North Africa, bordered by the Mediterranean Sea to the north, Egypt to the east, Sudan to the southeast, Chad and Niger to the south and Algeria and Tunisia to the west.
London is the capital and most populous city of England and the United Kingdom.
The Loughgall Ambush took place on 8 May 1987 at the village of Loughgall, County Armagh, Northern Ireland.
James Martin Pacelli McGuinness (Séamus Máirtín Pacelli Mag Aonghusa; 23 May 1950 – 21 March 2017) was an Irish republican and Sinn Féin politician who was the deputy First Minister of Northern Ireland from May 2007 to January 2017.
Michael Mansfield (born 12 October 1941) is an English barrister.
Michael McVerry (1 December 1949 – 15 November 1973), was a Provisional Irish Republican Army volunteer and Officer Commanding of the First Battalion of the Provisional IRA South Armagh Brigade.
Milltown Cemetery (Reilig Bhaile an Mhuilinn) is a large cemetery in west Belfast, Northern Ireland.
The Mountjoy Prison helicopter escape occurred on 31 October 1973 when three Provisional Irish Republican Army (IRA) volunteers escaped from Mountjoy Prison in Dublin, Ireland, aboard a hijacked Alouette II helicopter, which briefly landed in the prison's exercise yard.
Muammar Mohammed Abu Minyar Gaddafi (20 October 2011), commonly known as Colonel Gaddafi, was a Libyan revolutionary, politician and political theorist.
Northamptonshire (abbreviated Northants.), archaically known as the County of Northampton, is a county in the East Midlands of England.
Northern Ireland (Tuaisceart Éireann; Ulster-Scots: Norlin Airlann) is a part of the United Kingdom in the north-east of the island of Ireland, variously described as a country, province or region.
The Northern Ireland Assembly established in 1982 represented an ultimately unsuccessful attempt to restore the devolution to Northern Ireland which had been suspended 10 years previously.
The Northern Ireland peace process is often considered to cover the events leading up to the 1994 Provisional Irish Republican Army (IRA) ceasefire, the end of most of the violence of the Troubles, the Good Friday (or Belfast) Agreement of 1998, and subsequent political developments.
The Central Criminal Court of England and Wales, commonly referred to as the Old Bailey from the street on which it stands, is a court in London and one of a number of buildings housing the Crown Court.
Pan Books is a publishing imprint that first became active in the 1940s and is now part of the British-based Macmillan Publishers, owned by the Georg von Holtzbrinck Publishing Group of Germany.
Penguin Books is a British publishing house.
The Prime Minister of the United Kingdom is the head of the United Kingdom government.
The Belfast Brigade of the Provisional IRA was the largest of the organisation's command areas, based in the city of Belfast.
The Derry Brigade also known as the South Derry Brigade of the Provisional Irish Republican Army (IRA) operated in Derry, County Londonderry, Northern Ireland, during the Troubles.
The East Tyrone Brigade of the Provisional Irish Republican Army (IRA), also known as the Tyrone/Monaghan Brigade was one of the most active republican paramilitary groups in Northern Ireland during "the Troubles".
The South Armagh Brigade of the Provisional Irish Republican Army (IRA) operated during the Troubles in south County Armagh.
The Provisional Irish Republican Army (IRA or Provisional IRA) was an Irish republican revolutionary organisation that sought to end British rule in Northern Ireland, facilitate the reunification of Ireland and bring about an independent socialist republic encompassing all of Ireland.
Provisional Irish Republican Army arms importation into the Republic of Ireland for use in Northern Ireland began in the early 1970s.
Quartermaster is a military or naval term, the meaning of which depends on the country and service.
Raidió Teilifís Éireann (Radio-Television of Ireland; abbreviated as RTÉ) is a semi-state company and the national public service broadcaster of Ireland.
The Real Irish Republican Army or Real IRA (RIRA), also called the New IRA (NIRA) since 2012, is a dissident Irish republican paramilitary organisation which aims to bring about a united Ireland.
Ireland (Éire), also known as the Republic of Ireland (Poblacht na hÉireann), is a sovereign state in north-western Europe occupying 26 of 32 counties of the island of Ireland.
Robert William McConnell (c. 1944 – 5 April 1976), was a Northern Irish loyalist who allegedly carried out or was an accomplice to a number of sectarian attacks and killings, although he never faced any charges or convictions.
Alan Ross McWhirter (12 August 1925 – 27 November 1975) was, with his twin brother, Norris, the co-founder of The Guinness Book of Records and a contributor to Record Breakers.
The Royal Air Force (RAF) is the United Kingdom's aerial warfare force.
The Royal Ulster Constabulary was the police force in Northern Ireland from 1922 to 2001.
Seamus Twomey (Séamus Ó Tuama; 5 November 1919 – 12 September 1989) was an Irish republican activist, militant, and twice chief of staff of the Provisional IRA.
Sean O'Callaghan (26 January 1954 – 23 August 2017) was a member of the Provisional Irish Republican Army (IRA).
Seán McCaughey (Irish: Seán Mac Eóchaidh) (1915 – 11 May 1946) was an Irish Republican Army leader in the 1930s and 1940s, and hunger striker.
Sectarianism is a form of bigotry, discrimination, or hatred arising from attaching relations of inferiority and superiority to differences between subdivisions within a group.
Silverbridge is a small village in the townland of Legmoylin in County Armagh, Northern Ireland.
The South Armagh Republican Action Force was an Irish republican paramilitary group that was active from September 1975 to April 1977 during the Troubles in Northern Ireland.
The Special Air Service (SAS) is a special forces unit of the British Army.
The Sunday Tribune was an Irish Sunday broadsheet newspaper published by Tribune Newspapers plc.
Swatragh is a small village and townland in County Londonderry, Northern Ireland.
Syria (سوريا), officially known as the Syrian Arab Republic (الجمهورية العربية السورية), is a country in Western Asia, bordering Lebanon and the Mediterranean Sea to the west, Turkey to the north, Iraq to the east, Jordan to the south, and Israel to the southwest.
The Daily Telegraph, commonly referred to simply as The Telegraph, is a national British daily broadsheet newspaper published in London by Telegraph Media Group and distributed across the United Kingdom and internationally.
The Irish Echo is a weekly newspaper based in Manhattan, New York City.
The Observer is a British newspaper published on Sundays.
The Troubles (Na Trioblóidí) was an ethno-nationalist conflict in Northern Ireland during the late 20th century.
Thomas Niedermayer, O.B.E. (1928–1973) was a German industrialist, who was kidnapped and died in the hands of the Provisional IRA in 1973.
Anthony Charles Lynton Blair (born 6 May 1953) is a British politician who served as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1997 to 2007 and Leader of the Labour Party from 1994 to 2007.
A trade union or trades union, also called a labour union (Canada) or labor union (US), is an organization of workers who have come together to achieve many common goals; such as protecting the integrity of its trade, improving safety standards, and attaining better wages, benefits (such as vacation, health care, and retirement), and working conditions through the increased bargaining power wielded by the creation of a monopoly of the workers.
Tripoli (طرابلس,; Berber: Oea, or Wy't) is the capital city and the largest city of Libya, with a population of about 1.1 million people in 2015.
Ulster loyalism is a political ideology found primarily among working class Ulster Protestants in Northern Ireland, whose status as a part of the United Kingdom has remained controversial.
Ulster Protestants (Protastúnaigh Uladh) are an ethnoreligious group in the Irish province of Ulster, where they make up about 43% of the population.
The Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF) is an Ulster loyalist paramilitary group in Northern Ireland.
The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain,Usage is mixed with some organisations, including the and preferring to use Britain as shorthand for Great Britain is a sovereign country in western Europe.
The 1981 Irish hunger strike was the culmination of a five-year protest during The Troubles by Irish republican prisoners in Northern Ireland.
The London Docklands bombing (also known as the South Quay bombing or erroneously referred to as the Canary Wharf bombing) occurred on 9 February 1996, when the Provisional Irish Republican Army (IRA) detonated a powerful truck bomb in South Quay (which is outside of Canary Wharf).