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Kevin McKenna (Irish republican)

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Kevin McKenna
BornJune 25, 1945(1945-06-25)
near Aughnacloy, County Tyrone, Northern Ireland
Died25 June 2019(2019-06-25) (aged 74)
AllegianceProvisional Irish Republican Army
Years of servicemid 1960s –
RankChief of Staff
ConflictThe Troubles

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).[1] McKenna was the longest-serving chief of staff of the IRA, serving from 1983 to 1997.[2]