Former IRA man reveals details of ill-fated border campaign

Michael Ryan, from East Wall in Dublin, took part in the IRA’s border campaign between 1956 and 1962

7th January, 2018

A former IRA member has admitted his role in the ambush of RUC officers during the border campaign.

Michael Ryan, from East Wall in Dublin, took part in the IRA’s border campaign between 1956 and 1962. In a new book, he revealed that he had detonated a landmine which seriously injured two Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC) men in their jeep.

“The jeep was hit all right, because I could see some parts of it fly...

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