Gino Gallagher

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Gino Gallagher
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Born 1963
Died (1996-01-30)30 January 1996
Belfast
Nationality Irish
Known for Chief of Staff of the Irish National Liberation Army

Gino Gallagher (c.1963 – 30 January 1996) was an Irish republican who was Chief of Staff of the Irish National Liberation Army.

Murder

Gallagher's killing followed internal disagreements over the future of the republican socialist movement. The opposing "INLA-GHQ" faction, led by former Chief of Staff Hugh Torney disbanded in September of the same year following Torney's killing.

Republican Kevin McAlorum, who was paid to kill Gallagher by Torney's faction, was himself murdered in 2004, although this was not linked to any political dispute.[1][2]

References

  1. ^ "Motive sought for school murder". BBC News. 4 June 2004. Retrieved 12 March 2007. 
  2. ^ David McKittrick (4 June 2004). "Republican shot dead in front of pupils". The Independent. Archived from the original on 17 July 2007. Retrieved 12 March 2007. 

External links

  • Hume raises Irish peace hopes The Independent, 31 January 1996
  • Peter Urban (30 January 2013). "Remembered Always With Honour and Pride: Gino Gallagher". International Republican Socialist Network. 


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