Tag Archives: Terrorism

Gardaí probe suspected jihadi in west of Ireland

Gardai are investigating a suspected Islamic State terror cell based in the west of Ireland. The “organised terror cell” is headed by two Chechen brothers who have been living in Ireland for a number of years. Senior sources have revealed … Continue reading

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ISIS terrorists planned Dublin attack

The Sunday Independent can reveal for the first time today that it could have been Dublin, not London, that was hit by an Islamic terror attack. Khuram Shazad Butt and Rachid Redouane, who together with a third accomplice, were shot … Continue reading

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ISIS members use student ‘mules’ at Irish colleges to finance operations

Islamist extremists are using unsuspecting students in Irish third level colleges to transfer the proceeds of internet fraud to finance Islamic State terrorist operations. The unwitting, mostly foreign, students are duped into opening personal accounts in Irish banks by secret … Continue reading

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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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