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New IRA chief facing mutiny as rivals bid to oust him as leader

As New IRA chief Kevin Barry Murphy languishes on remand, comrades on the outside now plan to oust him

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‘Compromised’: Kevin Barry Murphy is facing a revolt

‘Compromised’: Kevin Barry Murphy is facing a revolt

Dennis McFadden

Dennis McFadden

Joe Barr

Joe Barr

Gary Hayden

Gary Hayden

DD McLaughlin

DD McLaughlin

Davy Jordan

Davy Jordan

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‘Compromised’: Kevin Barry Murphy is facing a revolt

Suspected New IRA boss Kevin Barry Murphy is at the centre of an attempted coup waged by rival dissidents trying to oust him as the organisation’s ‘chief-of-staff’.

They have drawn up a dossier of high-profile blunders linked to the 50-year-old, who is behind bars on remand charged with directing terrorism.


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