8th Irishman charged with terror offenses after British spy agency MI5 records IRA meetings

December 17, 2014 2:45 PM

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BELFAST, Northern Ireland – An eighth man has been charged with Irish Republican Army-related offenses as part of a lengthy eavesdropping operation by MI5.

The British spy agency, which plays the lead anti-terrorist intelligence role in Northern Ireland, says it recorded conversations at several meetings of a splinter group called the Continuity IRA. Seven men allegedly identified on the recordings already have been charged with a range of crimes, incl...

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