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The Irish National Liberation Army. By Darrell Goad. The Irish National Liberation Army Flag. Founded by Seamus Costello and Delvin McAliskey on December 10, 1974 Established in 1975. Freedom Fighters. Armed wing of small Marxist group Irish Republican Socialist Movement

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The irish national liberation army

The Irish National Liberation Army

By

Darrell Goad


The irish national liberation army flag

The Irish National Liberation Army Flag

  • Founded by Seamus Costello and Delvin McAliskey on December 10, 1974

  • Established in 1975


Freedom fighters

Freedom Fighters

  • Armed wing of small Marxist group Irish Republican Socialist Movement

  • They Fight for an independent Northern Ireland, free it from Britain’s control.

  • 32 county Socialist Republic

  • Strength of 50 hard-core active members 1980’s and 90’s INLA stunted growth due to infighting.

  • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=972jLVYvqwM&feature=related


Activities

Activities

  • Killed loyalist paramilitaries

  • Bombed Droppin Well pub in Ballykelly Co. in 1982

  • Attacked NATO targets in Germany

  • Dominic McGlinchey


Airey neave

Airey Neave

Killed by car bomb set by INLA in 1979

When became internationally known

Did this for they were not being taken seriously


Hunger strike of 1981

Hunger Strike of 1981

A Banner for the Hunger Strike

  • 3 of 10 republican hunger strikers were in INLA who died.

  • Fight for political status rights

  • Achieved international sympathy Propaganda Victory.


Billy wright

Billy Wright

  • Former LVF terrorist leader.

  • Known for directing and waging acts of terror from his jail cell

  • 1997, INLA broke into the Maze Prison and carried out a successful assassination of Billy Wright.

  • The assassination sparked riots, retaliation attacks


Peace process

Peace Process

  • 1994, “No First Strike” Policy, later broken by Good Friday Agreement

  • 1998 Announcement of Ceasefire

  • 2009, Dublin Brigade stood down


Today s inla

Today's INLA

  • They are a centralized, unified and politically committed.

  • They still carry out attacks, still the danger of recruiting Provisional IRA activists impatient with the ceasefire.

  • Active in defense of the working class communities from loyalist gang attacks


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