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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 in the North of Ireland and Dublin have regrouped and have amassed a stockpile of weapons which will be used against the crime gang that have been responsible for the murder of Alan Ryan and the attacks on republicans.
The RIRA and the 32 Counties Sovereignty Movement share the same views and have never given up their commitment to the armed struggle.
They also claimed the murder in Portarlington, Co Laois of Dublin criminal Gerard Eglington, 27, in September, saying he was killed for being in the RIRA.
The RIRA gang hijacked a taxi in North Belfast, held the owner for two hours, then forced him to drive the bomb to the gates of the barracks.
Even before last week's RIRA bomb blast in Newtownhamilton, Co Amagh, the danger posed by the deadly groups had been assessed at its highest level in 12 years.
The boozed-up RIRA mem ber was one of the three gunmen who blasted Danny McGurk, 35, up to five times at his Ross Road home last Sunday.
She also admitted aiding and abetting a masked man who read out a RIRA statement two years later in Derry advocating violence against police.
On a busy Saturday RIRA dissidents murdered 29 people and maimed more than 200 with a 500 lb bomb in Omagh.
The latest victim of the RIRA was no angel but this band of scumbags had no right whatsoever to take his life.
They said a document, compiled by London-based security experts, includes emails detailing communication between an FBI agent who had infiltrated the RIRA at the time of the blast and his handlers.
Some IRA members threatened to join the RIRA or CIRA over the power-sharing deal with the DUP in which the Provos will completely dump their secret arsenal.
However we can reveal that Gallagher has since been forced to flee with his wife and twin boys after receiving anonymous death threats linked to local RIRA members.