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Islamic terrorist who raised funds for jihadists used up to six identities

An Algeria-born convicted Islamic terrorist facing deportation from Ireland has used six different names since arriving here 20 years ago. The man, linked by French authorities to al-Qa’ida, used his own name and five aliases at various points, according to … Continue reading

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Immigrant jailed for sexual exploitation of teenager with autism

A 56-year-old man has been jailed for two and a half years for sexually exploiting a 16-year-old boy with autism by performing a sex act on him in the toilet of a shopping centre in Cork. Dahesh Patel had denied … Continue reading

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African immigrants arrested after €1m cyber scam is foiled

The scam operated across Europe and involved the cyber criminals redirecting a payment from a Danish company to a Romanian firm into a bogus account in Ireland. Two African men, living here, were arrested this week by specialist gardaí from … Continue reading

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Lithuanian gang member jailed for burglaries

A LITHUANIAN national was jailed for five and a half years for his role in a military-style East European burglary gang which terrorised business owners across Munster. Aurimas Petraska (32) was jailed as Judge Tom O’Donnell warned Limerick Circuit Criminal … Continue reading

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Polish migrant jailed for six years for manslaughter

A 35-year-old woman who stabbed her housemate and former partner to death has been jailed for six years at the Central Criminal Court. After the killing, Monika Matracka hid 38-year-old Michal Rejmer’s body in the back garden of the house … Continue reading

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Failed asylum seeker secures injunction against deportation as his child is about to be born

A FATHER-TO-BE has secured a High Court injunction temporarily halting his removal from the state. The man, a failed asylum seeker who cannot be identified for legal reasons, claims his right to human dignity would be breached if he was … Continue reading

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A quarter of Irish fishing vessels caught with illegal workers

A QUARTER OF Irish fishing vessels that were inspected by the state were caught with illegal workers on board last year, new figures show. The investigation comes amid claims that a system for giving permits to fishing workers from outside … Continue reading

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