Monday 5 December 2016

Another vile show of RIRA pageantry on the way

Paul Williams

Published 02/03/2016 | 02:30

Gardaí are bracing them for a show of force by masked dissident Republicans at the funeral of slain Real IRA gangster Vinny Ryan. Stock Image
Gardaí are bracing them for a show of force by masked dissident Republicans at the funeral of slain Real IRA gangster Vinny Ryan. Stock Image

Gardaí are bracing them for a show of force by masked dissident Republicans at the funeral of slain Real IRA gangster Vinny Ryan.

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For a third time in as many weeks, heavily-armed police will be deployed to watch over the burial of a gangland murder victim.

The purpose of the operation will be two-fold: prevent a further attack on the dissident criminals in attendance, and keep an eye on the dregs of the Republican movement who turn up to pay their respects.

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