Written Answers. - Involvement of Paramilitaries in Organised Crime.

John Bruton

Question:

159 Mr. J. Bruton asked the Minister for Justice her views on whether the IRA and other paramilitaries are involved in crime on this side of the Border on any significant scale. [1996/94]

I am informed by the Garda authorities that there is no evidence that paramilitary organisations are currently involved on a significant scale in non-subversive organised crime in this jurisdiction.