Sammy Ward

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For the American R&B singer who recorded for Motown, see Singin' Sammy Ward.

Samuel "Sammy" Ward (c. 1963 – 31 October 1992) was the leader of the Irish People's Liberation Organisation's Belfast Brigade. The IPLO was made up of ex-members of the Irish National Liberation Army. Following its split from and feud with the INLA, the IPLO split into two factions, Ward running one.[citation needed]

He was killed by the Provisional IRA in its 1992 purge of the IPLO's Belfast Brigade and Army Council factions.[1]


  1. Profile,; accessed 3 November 2015.