The Queen and Prince Philip have both shaken hands with former Ira commander Martin McGuinness.
Reporters took grave risks; we had to smuggle out two of them marked for death (by Ira and loyalist paramilitaries).
Mr McGuinness has said on several occasions that he was a member of the Ira, but claims he left the organisation in 1974.
Offer every American access to an automatic Ira on the job, so they can save at work just like everyone in this chamber can.
For 12 years, Beliayeva did not have a shadow of a doubt that her eldest, deeply beloved daughter, Ira, was her real child.
He had always found that when Ira grinned and was cordial, some trouble was in store for him.
Unacknowledged, the shadow of Ira Baldwin fell across her wonder.
Just the way we started off last year, Ira heard a fellow remark on the way back to the yard.
"Why, Sue reckoned she saw suthin' just now," said Ira, with a flash of recollection.
Then the signals came and Ira stepped back out of the line and the game went on.
masc. proper name, from Hebrew, literally "watchful," from stem of 'ur "to awake, to rouse oneself."