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.
List of suspected DAAD attacks 1995–2001
- December 1995
- September 1996
- Séan (John) Devlin - killed in Friendly Street in the Markets in south Belfast.
- February 1998
- Brendan Campbell - a 30-year-old convicted drug dealer killed outside a restaurant in south Belfast.
- May 1999
- Brendan Joseph Fegan - a 24-year-old man who had been described as one of Northern Ireland's main drug dealers, he was shot 16 times by two gunmen in the Hermitage Bar in Newry.
- June 1999
- April 2001
- Christopher "Cricky" O'Kane was gunned down as he returned to his security-heavy home in the Currynieran estate, in Derry, on April 21, 2001.
- www.globalsecurity.org 'Irish Republican Army (IRA)'
- CAIN: Chronology of the Conflict 1995, Accessed 2007-11-08
- CAIN: Chronology of the Conflict 1996, Accessed 2007-11-08
- CAIN: Chronology of the Conflict 1998, Accessed 2007-11-08
- McKittrick David, (1999) Lost Lives, Mainstream Publishing, Edinburgh
- CAIN: Chronology of the Conflict 1999, Accessed 2007-11-08