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Ireland used for logistics by Islamic terrorists

The raids by Garda anti-terrorist officers were part of an overseas investigation into support cells for jihadi activists. It underlines once again that while Ireland may be an extremely unlikely target for an attack by international terrorist groups, it can … Continue reading

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New legislation reduces number of marriages of convenience

A sharp reduction in the number of marriages in Ireland last year between EU citizens from outside Ireland and a non-EU citizen is being attributed to the introduction of legislation designed to crack down on marriages of convenience. Figures published … Continue reading

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Judge gives “one last chance” to immigrant criminal with 34 previous convictions.

A judge has agreed to give one last chance to a convicted sex offender who poses a risk to public safety. Munir Ghariani (26) received a suspended jail term last May after he admitted attacking a woman on a street … Continue reading

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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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