Looks like things are going to get nasty again in Ulster

#1
It appears that all the offshpots of PIRA with the exception of the continuity IRA have now joined forces under
a single leadership all promising to abide by the constitution of PIRA.
Looks to me that we will be back there patroling again before long.
 
#4
They do have an uncanny knack of finding funding
 
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#5
It appears that all the offshpots of PIRA with the exception of the continuity IRA have now joined forces under
a single leadership all promising to abide by the constitution of PIRA.
Looks to me that we will be back there patroling again before long.
Surely they would need the support of the people of Northern Ireland to keep up a sustained terror campaign. Is there much popular support for this type of action left in NI? I imagine the people prefer not having their towns and cities getting blown up every week.
 
#8
It was the blair govt that capitulated to terrorists, I don't think cameron will follow. That said, I think this might finally destroy the republican movement because everybody is well sick of their pathetic antics.
 
#9
Drugs, prostitution & extorsion is there main route for funding........that s why they are against the peace process, it puts them out of a job
You forgot the smuggling. Doubt if they much into prostitution, there's only so much money you can get for a Trinity freshman's spotty arse.
 
#10
It appears that all the offshpots of PIRA with the exception of the continuity IRA have now joined forces under
a single leadership all promising to abide by the constitution of PIRA.
Looks to me that we will be back there patroling again before long.
You'll never see troops back on the streets here. Well, at least not British troops.

And frankly, I wouldn't underestimate the level of support available to them, whether tacit or active, locally. Ditto the international "supporters".
 
#11
Was up in ballykinler yesterday and saw a police snatch, I wish that I was able to say it belonged to a nubile and stunning naked female police officer, but I am unfortunately referring to those land rover snatches that you NI vets would be acquainted with only instead of being army green it was painted white with a nice florescent line down the side. Why do I mention this well not only is it the first time I have seen one, the reason that it's down in bally k is that the psni are down practicing their riot training for the up and coming apprentice boys parade in Londonderry, which of course is a hot spot for those dissidents reforming into a new group. Normally the apprentice boys parade is a relatively peaceful affair, especially in recent times, however this time it seems the police are expecting significant trouble in Londonderry


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#12
Was up in ballykinler yesterday and saw a police snatch, I wish that I was able to say it belonged to a nubile and stunning naked female police officer, but I am unfortunately referring to those land rover snatches that you NI vets would be acquainted with only instead of being army green it was painted white with a nice florescent line down the side. Why do I mention this well not only is it the first time I have seen one, the reason that it's down in bally k is that the psni are down practicing their riot training for the up and coming apprentice boys parade in Londonderry, which of course is a hot spot for those dissidents reforming into a new group. Normally the apprentice boys parade is a relatively peaceful affair, especially in recent times, however this time it seems the police are expecting significant trouble in Londonderry


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The Snatch isn't police, they have plenty of Tangis and Pangolins, you will find it has other users.
 
#13
Well when it kicks off again, instead of getting our own arrses involved at the sharp end, perhaps we should just ask for UN assistance. Would the IRA really want to go bombing and shooting Yanks, Canadians etc in the hope that there is a British squaddy in the mix? And when the rendition flights start to Guantanamo can't we just have an unfortunate UK airspace radar malfunction?
 
#15
Well when it kicks off again, instead of getting our own arrses involved at the sharp end, perhaps we should just ask for UN assistance. Would the IRA really want to go bombing and shooting Yanks, Canadians etc in the hope that there is a British squaddy in the mix? And when the rendition flights start to Guantanamo can't we just have an unfortunate UK airspace radar malfunction?
That's the likely outcome should it go that way again... And I don't think NIRA (New IRA) would give a toss what country the troops came from.
 
#16
When I was in Belfast in June the people I spoke to didn't want to go back to check points and being searched in every shop. I think it's only a minority that have a criminal element that want to stir things up, the ordinary people don't want to go back but forward and develop tourism as that is where the jobs and income is goining to come from.
 
#17
The UK asking for UN assistance to police our own streets - really? Do you know of many other first world countries that have asked the UN to help them out because the nasty men keep causing too much trouble?

Go give your head a wobble will you!
 
#19
That's the likely outcome should it go that way again... And I don't think NIRA (New IRA) would give a toss what country the troops came from.
Personally I still prefer Dissident Irish Republican Terrorist.

Just 'cos it is the nearest to what I actually think of them that I am allowed to say.
 
#20
Well when it kicks off again, instead of getting our own arrses involved at the sharp end, perhaps we should just ask for UN assistance. Would the IRA really want to go bombing and shooting Yanks, Canadians etc in the hope that there is a British squaddy in the mix? And when the rendition flights start to Guantanamo can't we just have an unfortunate UK airspace radar malfunction?
Northern Ireland is seen as an internal UK affair so, as before the UN would not get involved


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