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Ris

1. An ancient Hebrew unit of length approximately equivalent to 135 meters.

2. A Talmudic unit of length approximately equivalent to 32 or 35 meters.
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The RIRA have sworn to paint the streets red with the blood of the crime gang that attacked and nearly killed this well-known republican.
When asked what she had to say about her husband's name being linked to the RIRA, she said: "We have refuted these allegations and we have consulted a lawyer.
Set up in 2010 to counter extortion demands from the RIRA and its sinceslain boss Alan Ryan, it has killed several people it says were involved in the terror organisation.
That shooting came just months after he was booted out of the RIRA for trying to muscle in on Ryan's patch and take over the paramilitary organisation.
The RIRA car bomb exploded outside Northern Ireland's M15's HQ on April 12, just minutes after policing and justice powers were devolved back to Northern Ireland from Westminster.
The latest victim of the RIRA was no angel but this band of scumbags had no right whatsoever to take his life.
McDonagh was a close pal of RIRA chief Ryan and was regularly seen by his side at 32 County Sovereignty Movement protests.
Just days ago Garda Special Branch officers intercepted a message from RIRA chief John Connolly informing all 'volunteers' to be on standby.
Police are investigating whether RIRA scum were behind the attack.
McGlinchey pleaded guilty last month to providing a mobile phone to the RIRA gang that murdered two soldiers outside Massereene Army barracks in Antrim in 2009.
A LITTLE girl holds back tears as Danny McGurk is laid to rest - too innocent to know he was the victim of a ruthless RIRA man who kills for cash.
Colm Murphy and Seamus Daly sought to overturn a second verdict against them of being responsible for the RIRA atrocity.