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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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EU faces unprecedented terror threat, says security commissioner

The terrorist threat in Europe presents a “grim threat picture” with the battlefield broadened to include thousands of “amateur wannabe terrorists”, the MacGill Summer School heard from former British ambassador in Dublin, Sir Julian King. He said that beating the … Continue reading

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Ireland struggling to provide services for refugees

The Government is experiencing an “inability” to find accommodation to house people caught up in the mass migration crisis and providing them with the necessary services is emerging as a “very significant issue”. The Department of Justice’s Irish Refugee Protection … Continue reading

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Ireland should seriously consider Irexit, says UK think tank

Ireland should give “serious consideration” to following Britain out of the EU, a right-leaning UK think tank said. The State could opt to remain with the UK in a customs and free trade area, while negotiating as favourable as possible … Continue reading

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Less than a third of promised 4,000 refugees settled here

Less than a third of the 4,000 refugees the Government promised to accept by the end of the 2017 have been resettled here, according to the most recent figures released ahead of World Refugee Day on Tuesday. Elsewhere, charities have … Continue reading

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A ‘visible divide’ has opened up within the European Union between the ‘elite’ and the general population

A “visible divide” has opened up within the European Union between the “elite” and the general population, according to a major survey of public opinion across the 28-nation bloc. The report by the Chatham House international affairs think tank found … Continue reading

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A non-EU parent has a right to residency if their child is an EU citizen

An EU court ruled on the case of a Venezuelan woman who entered the Netherlands as a visitor and had a child with a Dutch national. A non-EU parent has a right to stay in the bloc if their child … Continue reading

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