Kevin McKenna (Irish republican)
|Born||June 25, 1945|
near Aughnacloy, County Tyrone, Northern Ireland
|Died||25 June 2019(aged 74)|
|Allegiance||Provisional Irish Republican Army|
|Years of service||mid 1960s –|
|Rank||Chief of Staff|
Kevin McKenna (Irish: Caoimhín Mac Cionnaith; 25 June 1945 – 25 June 2019) was an Irish republican and volunteer in the Tyrone Brigade. He was the Chief of Staff of the Provisional Irish Republican Army (IRA). McKenna was the longest-serving chief of staff of the IRA, serving from 1983 to 1997.
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- ""True tale of IRA 'martyrs' revealed"". The Guardian. Retrieved 25 October 2007.
- "Allegations of IRA killer will be heard in Omagh trial". BelfastTelegraph.co.uk. Retrieved 2016-10-20.