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Gardaí probe suspected jihadi in west of Ireland

Gardai are investigating a suspected Islamic State terror cell based in the west of Ireland. The “organised terror cell” is headed by two Chechen brothers who have been living in Ireland for a number of years. Senior sources have revealed … Continue reading

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ISIS terrorists planned Dublin attack

The Sunday Independent can reveal for the first time today that it could have been Dublin, not London, that was hit by an Islamic terror attack. Khuram Shazad Butt and Rachid Redouane, who together with a third accomplice, were shot … Continue reading

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ISIS members use student ‘mules’ at Irish colleges to finance operations

Islamist extremists are using unsuspecting students in Irish third level colleges to transfer the proceeds of internet fraud to finance Islamic State terrorist operations. The unwitting, mostly foreign, students are duped into opening personal accounts in Irish banks by secret … Continue reading

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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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