Direct Action Against Drugs
Direct Action Against Drugs was a vigilante group in Northern Ireland that claimed responsibility for the killing of a number of alleged drug dealers. The organisation was allegedly a front name used by the Provisional IRA in claiming responsibility for the killings. It was made up of I.R.A. active members exclusively.
List of suspected DAAD attacks 1995–2001
- December 1995
- January 1996
- September 1996
- Séan (John) Devlin, killed in Friendly Street, Markets, south Belfast.
- February 1998
- Brendan Campbell (aged 30), a convicted drug dealer, was shot dead outside a restaurant in south Belfast.
- May 1999
- Brendan Joseph Fegan (aged 24), who had been described as one of Northern Ireland's main drug dealers, was shot 16 times by two gunmen in the Hermitage Bar, Newry.
- June 1999
- April 2001
- DAAD profile, bbc.co.uk; accessed 10 February 2016.
- Irish Republican Army (IRA) profile, globalsecurity.org; accessed 10 February 2016.
- CAIN: Chronology of the Conflict 1995; accessed 8 November 2007.
- CAIN: Chronology of the Conflict 1996; accessed 8 November 2007.
- CAIN: Chronology of the Conflict 1998; accessed 8 November 2007.
- McKittrick David, (1999) Lost Lives, Mainstream Publishing, Edinburgh; accessed 8 November 2007.
- CAIN: Chronology of the Conflict 1999; accessed 8 November 2007.