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Gardaí “concerned” about Islamic terror sympathisers in Ireland

The garda officer in charge of Irish security intelligence has said there are small numbers of international terrorist sympathisers in Ireland, but claims they are being closely monitored. However, Assistant Commissioner Michael O’Sullivan has said families and children returning from … Continue reading

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Sex offenders & radical Islamists among illegal immigrants who used Irish-based marriage scam to obtain EU residency

Gardai are spearheading a Europe-wide investigation after uncovering an Irish-based international bogus marriage scheme being used to obtain EU residency for illegal immigrants, including sex offenders and suspected Isil supporters. The Garda National Immigration Bureau (GNIB) and the Irish Naturalisation … Continue reading

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How big a problem is Islamic radicalisation in Ireland?

How big a problem is radicalisation in Ireland? That’s something mosques disagree on. The number of people who have radical or extreme Islamic views here varies from a handful to over 100, depending on who you ask. Shaykh Dr Umar … Continue reading

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The Islamist terrorism threat in Ireland

In early January, a brutal series of stabbings in the town of Dundalk sparked a discussion across Ireland about the country’s preparedness in the face of international terrorism. On 3 January, news reports from the small town of Dundalk in … Continue reading

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African couple to face trial accused of genital mutilation of their daughter at their south Dublin home

A couple have been sent forward for trial accused of genital mutilation of their daughter at their home in Dublin. The man, 35, and the woman, 26, faced their second hearing when they appeared before Judge Paula Murphy at Dublin … Continue reading

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450 sham marriages halted by gardaí following crackdown

A total of 450 marriages have been halted in Ireland since the introduction of sham marriage legislation. Gardaí set up a dedicated operation – codenamed Vantage – two years ago to tackle an alleged trafficking ring which was using women … Continue reading

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Illegal Nigerian immigrant and Irish-born daughter lose appeal over deportation

A Nigerian mother and her Irish-born daughter have lost their appeal claiming the child’s right to education under the Children’s Act 2015 outweighs the State’s entitlement to deport them. The mother and daughter, now aged nine, remained in Ireland illegally … Continue reading

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