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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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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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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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