Thursday 23 October 2014

Innocent family of murdered RIRA chief Alan Ryan is targetted

Published 23/06/2014 | 07:14

Alan Ryan
Alan Ryan

THE innocent family of murdered RIRA chief Alan Ryan has been targetted by criminals.

In one terrifying incident, an arson attack was carried out on a car parked in the driveway of an innocent family member’s home in Grange Abbey Drive, Donaghmede last week.

Torched

The vehicle was utterly destroyed and gardai are investigating the incident.

The family home has reportedly been under attack on a number of occassions in the past few months.

In one attack, windows were smashed but there were no injuries reported.

Even though there are CCTV cameras surrounding the house, the thugs had their faces completely covered.

But it is believed that the gang behind the shooting of Ryan may be behind the attacks.

At least 15 gangland 
figures are thought to be behind the calculated murder of the RIRA terror chief, gardai believe.

The Herald previously revealed that up to two months of planning went into the daylight killing

Planning

Senior figures within the Real IRA were aware an attack was imminent.

And a number of Ryan’s girlfriends were also being watched in the weeks leading up to the killing.

Ryan (32) was shot dead near his home in Clongriffin on September 3 in 2012.

Gardai have not identified the actual gunman but have been investigating a small list of names.

The gunman who is described as “very tall” 
was wearing a disguise and was caught on CCTV from a medical vehicle when he shot Ryan 
and his pal Aaron Nealis from Sligo who was hit in the leg in the gun attack as they walked on the road with a third man who was uninjured.

Over a dozen dangerous criminal masterminds - including senior figures in the gang that murdered Alan Ryan - have relocated to Liverpool.

There they have been involved in organising major drug shipments into the country over the past few months.

hnews@herald.ie

Irish Independent

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