Presentation on theme: "Hi!!!!! I am talking about a terrorists group that was in Northern Ireland around 1900s though 2003. The IRA originated from the Irish Republican Brotherhood,"— Presentation transcript:
Hi!!!!! I am talking about a terrorists group that was in Northern Ireland around 1900s though 2003. The IRA originated from the Irish Republican Brotherhood, and fought against the British army to get freedom for Ireland in the Irish War of Independence. In Northern Ireland, the IRA has been bombing and destroying the cities. The people of Northern Ireland have no power over the IRA.
Information about IRA and British government The IRA lost the civil war but kept fighting to free Ireland. Britain suspended the new government in 2000 and again in 2001 over the IRA's refusal to agree to disarm, but in Oct., 2001, the IRA began disarming, in secret.
Easter Rebellion April 24,1916-Easter Monday-in Ireland’s capital city of Dublin 1,500 men-mostly members of the Irish Volunteers, the Irish Republican Brotherhood (IRB) British troops arrived in Dublin and bloody battle erupted in the street From the roofs of nearby house, Republican snipers shot at British soldier.
More than 100 civilians deaths were reported, while the British lost more than 400 troops. Almost 200 buildings in Dublin, including the homes of private citizens, were destroyed. In the Easter Rebellion, 16 people were killed by the British government. Many citizens participant in the Easter Rebellion received life imprisonment.
PIRA At a convention in December and January 1969-1970, the IRA split in 2 over questions of strategy The majority of IRA members, however, voted in favor of continuing to assert themselves through main political means. PIRA means Provisional Irish Republican Army, originated from Provisional Army Council.
MAJOR IRA ATTACK 7/21/72- 9 people were killed and 130 seriously injured. 7/31/72- 12 civilians were killed by car explosion 2/4/74- 12 people killed in a bomb attack 11/21/74- 20 civilians are killed in bomb explosions 1/17/78- 20 Protestant civilians are killed in a firebomb attack 8/27/79- 18 British army are killed in 2 bomb attack 7/20/82- 11 British army members killed in 2 bomb attacks 2/28/85= 9 members of the RUC are killed in a mortar bomb attack 11/8/87= 11 people are killed in a bomb attack 9/22/89= 11 members of the British army are killed in a bomb attack 10/21/93= 10 people are killed when a bomb goes off prematurely 8/15/98= 29 civilians are killed in a bomb attack
Hunger Strike The hunger strike of 1981 was one of, if not the most influential periods in the IRA's long campaign to remove Britains' role from Irish politics. Bobby Sands, Francis Hughes, Raymond McCreesh, Patsy O'Hara, Joe McDonnell, Martin Hurson, Kevin Lynch, Tom McElwee, Kieran Doherty and Mickey Devine
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