But now, the INLA
is trying to reassert its authority on the streets of Dublin.
The suspected former INLA
chief is still listed as "unlawfully at large" by the Northern Ireland Prison Service.
"It was a strange request from the INLA
but it serves the purpose of keeping the lines of communication open between them and the Irish government.
The catalogue of "errors" outlined yesterday include intelligence bosses at MI5 failing to pass on information that Wright was under INLA
Inside, however, amidst the usual Celtic FC regalia, the walls are adorned with pro INLA
slogans, IRA references, republican propaganda and an array of rebel song CDs for sale.
"Thus I fully support the INLA
's current ceasefire."
man was last seen in the city on Friday afternoon - just hours before the weapons find.
McWilliams was a member of both the IPLO and INLA
. His 16-year-old brother Paul, a member of the IRA, was shot dead by British soldiers in 1977 as he threw petrol bombs at their observation post in Ballymurphy.
McAllister was initially refused asylum because of his conviction - and four-year imprisonment - for his part in an INLA
gun attack on an RUC patrol.
Mr Ruddy was murdered by former INLA
colleagues, who have since died, in May 1985.
LVF chief "King Rat" was shot by INLA
prisoners at the Maze Prison in 1997.
DETAILS of the phased prison release of 'Border Fox' Dessie O'Hare, the INLA
man serving 40 years for the kidnapping of a Dublin dentist who had two fingers cut off, are expected to be announced shortly, it has been learned.