Northern Ireland's centenary overshadowed by Brexit fallout (part 2)

In 2015, an MI5 report revealed that all the main paramilitary forces active during The Troubles were still intact, and some of their weapons had yet to be decommissioned. Even if the reports claimed that a return to widespread violence was unlikely, the massive presence of weapons proves the salience of sectarianism. Particularly, the New IRA, an amalgam of dissent groups like Republican Action Against Drugs, the Real IRA and various independents, has engaged in the last years in a series of violent attacks in the name of achieving a 32-county socialist Irish Republic ⋙

Ireland, United Kingdom, European Union, Brexit

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