Read more: Text that jailed key member of police base bomb gang - Northern Ireland, Local & National - Belfasttelegraph.co.ukA dissident republican who threatened to shoot a taxi driver dead unless he drove a bomb to a police station was caught after he sent a text message asking the bomber to hurry up and deliver the explosives, a court has heard.
Philip O'Donnell was jailed for 13 years yesterday after playing an “active” role in the bomb attack on Strand Road police station in Londonderry on August 3, 2010.
O'Donnell pleaded guilty to causing the explosion, hijacking the taxi the bomb was transported in, falsely imprisoning the taxi driver, and membership of the outlawed Oglaigh na hEireann (ONH) terror group.
current violent republicans using the same old tactics as the last set, how long till he gets a playground named after him or an average industrial wage?
as i was saying same old tactics...Read more: Martin McGuinness 'ordered human bombs' - Northern Ireland, Local & National - Belfasttelegraph.co.ukMartin McGuinness authorised human bomb attacks against the Army in Northern Ireland, the Smithwick Tribunal has heard.
Taoiseach meets families claiming 'ethnic cleansing' / Impartial Reporter / News / RoundupFOR Maureen North, the most prevailing feeling as a result of the attacks her family was subjected to during the Troubles is the sense of frustration that her son was never able to realise his dream of taking on their farm.
In a meeting with Irish Taoiseach Enda Kenny on Tuesday she recalled how on a dark day in November 1989, he had been used as a human bomb by members of the IRA -- a day she will never forget.