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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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Convicted Islamic terrorist cannot be deported from Ireland, Supreme Court rules

A convicted Islamic terrorist cannot be deported from Ireland after the Supreme Court ruled the Justice Minister must re-examine his case. Former Justice Minister Frances Fitzgerald ordered the deportation of the Algerian, who has been linked to al-Qa’ida. But following … 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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Security fears over return of foreign fighters from Syria

The military onslaught against so-called Islamic State in Syria is likely to result in increasing numbers of foreign fighters returning to their home countries, according to the Government’s draft risk report. More than 30 Irish citizens are known to have … Continue reading

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Gardaí examining if ‘pre-planning’ for London attacks occurred in Ireland

The Garda’s security service is examining whether any “pre-planning” for the London attacks occurred in Ireland following claims from a former Muslim radical that a second of the three terrorists had stayed here. The Irish convert, who spoke at a press … Continue reading

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Islamic radicals in Ireland now number ‘100 or more’

Islamic extremists now number “100 or more” in Ireland, a leading Muslim cleric has warned. Shaykh Dr Muhammad Umar al-Qadri said he warned two years ago that extremism posed a problem to Ireland “but nobody listened”. Those warnings were laid … Continue reading

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Imam says Ireland seen as a safe haven by Islamic extremists

An Imam has warned that an Islamic extremist terrorist attack could happen in Ireland and a “cancer of hate” is being allowed to flourish in some Irish Muslim communities. Shaykh Dr Umar Al-Qadri, of the Islamic centre in Blanchardstown, Dublin, … Continue reading

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