Sean Murray (Irish republican)

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Sean Murray is an Irish republican from Belfast, Northern Ireland.

He is the chairman of the Springfield Road Residents Action Group, a group that has opposed the annual Whiterock Orange Order parade near their Belfast neighbourhood.[1] He is a former member of the Provisional Irish Republican Army and was jailed for 12 years for explosives offences in 1982. [2]

The Sunday Life alleged in May 2002 that Murray was a member of the IRA General Headquarters (GHQ) staff.[2] The Sunday Times reported in July 2005 that security sources believed that he was a member of the IRA Army Council.[3]

He is a regular contributor to An Phoblacht.


  1. ^ Peaceful end to contentious march BBC website, last updated: 24 June 2006
  2. ^ a b "Provos claim Florida prisoners"— Sunday Life, 5 May 2002
  3. ^ "De Chastelain extends stay to await IRA move", Sunday Times, 24 July 2005