7 charged with IRA membership, directing terror after police raid on Northern Ireland house

November 17, 2014 1:15 PM

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NEWRY, Northern Ireland – Seven Irishmen have been charged with membership in an Irish Republican Army faction after Northern Ireland police raided a suspected meeting of the outlawed Continuity IRA.

A judge ordered all seven held without bail during their arraignment hearing at the courthouse in Newry, a predominantly Irish nationalist town near the province's border with the Republic of Ireland. Three live in the British north, and four in the independent south of Ireland. All were arrested at...

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