IRA moves to end armed struggle

The IRA has made an historic move to end its armed struggle. Members of the Provisionals have been told to put down their weapons, cease all military activity and pursue their goals through politics. However, the organisation will not disband.The statement published at One O’Clock today was read aloud by former republican prisoner Seanna Walsh who shared a cell with hunger-striker Bobby Sands. Albert Reynolds was Taoiseach at the start of the peace process that’s lead to todays developments. Speaking to Radio Kerry News Mr Reynolds said he believes the IRA will stand by its word.

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