Tag Archives: Terrorism

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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History of Islam in Ireland

There are 63,400 practising Muslims living in Ireland and approximately 50 mosques and prayer centres within the State, with five Muslim clergymen or qualified imams. There is more than one mosque or prayer centre in each province. According to Census … 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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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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Ireland’s secret services handed back €300k despite ‘credible concern regarding terrorist activity’

Concern has been raised over the funding of Ireland’s secret services as new figures show how the budget is not being spent in full. Social Democrats TD Catherine Murphy has said she is concerned that the monies, which are available … Continue reading

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Gardaí identify hardcore terror cell of over 12 jihadis living in Ireland

It is believed the extremists see Ireland as a soft touch and a gateway to Europe Gardaí have identified a hardcore cell of more than a dozen jihadis based in Ireland, we can reveal. The ISIS-supporting suspects are mainly living … Continue reading

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