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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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Mandatory quotas of migrants to each EU state to be discussed at EU summit

Among the items on an increasingly crowded agenda for EU leaders at their June summit is the fraught saga of how the EU treats asylum seekers, specifically the “Dublin regulation” (named after the Dublin Convention signed in 1990). This determines … 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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Mosque and Islamic cultural centre planned for Kilkenny

Angry scenes marred a public-information meeting about a planned mosque that took place in Kilkenny on Thursday evening. The meeting was requested by the Fianna Fáil TD John McGuinness and his son Andrew, a Fianna Fáil councillor, in response to … 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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Ireland to increase it’s intake of refugees and their extended families.

Up to 530 family members of refugees already living in Ireland are to be reunited under new government plans. Minister Charlie Flanagan briefed his Cabinet colleagues earlier today on the new reunification scheme, which applies to refugees from conflict zones … Continue reading

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