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#Intelligence

# intelligence - Tuesday 10 May, 2022

US set to approve $40 billion aid package for Ukraine, warning of long war ahead
# Russian Invasion
# Russian Invasion

US set to approve $40 billion aid package for Ukraine, warning of long war ahead

Updated May 10th 2022, 9:35 PM 42,580 Views 45 Comments

It comes as a top US official warned that Vladimir Putin is preparing for a long war that may not end with Russian victory in the east.

# intelligence - Wednesday 2 October, 2019

Collins' most reliable and useful agents: New files shine light on women of the War of Independence
# Intelligence
# Intelligence

Collins' most reliable and useful agents: New files shine light on women of the War of Independence

Oct 2nd 2019, 6:45 AM 12,119 Views 3 Comments

One Dublin woman who ran a grocery shop was considered a key asset to Michael Collins, according to the files.

# intelligence - Thursday 26 September, 2019

Whistleblower: White House officials 'locked down' transcript of call with Ukrainian leader
# Classified
# Classified

Whistleblower: White House officials 'locked down' transcript of call with Ukrainian leader

Sep 26th 2019, 2:38 PM 18,131 Views 50 Comments

According to the intelligence community official, the transcript was loaded into a system that is used to store “especially sensitive” classified information.

# intelligence - Monday 29 April, 2019

Alleged Islamic State leader appears in video for first time in five years
# Propaganda
# Propaganda

Alleged Islamic State leader appears in video for first time in five years

Apr 29th 2019, 8:14 PM 23,761 Views 29 Comments

The world’s most wanted man was last seen in Mosul in 2014

# intelligence - Wednesday 10 April, 2019

Opinion: 'Lisa Smith needs to be exploited to the maximum as an intelligence source on her return'
# Column
# Column

Opinion: 'Lisa Smith needs to be exploited to the maximum as an intelligence source on her return'

Apr 10th 2019, 7:00 AM 26,473 Views 119 Comments

“While Smith was living with IS during 2016, 135 European citizens were slaughtered in 10 separate attacks that year,” security expert Tom Clonan writes.

# intelligence - Monday 18 March, 2019

New intelligence unit to assess threats to State security will be set up by the end of the year
# Terror Threat
# Terror Threat

New intelligence unit to assess threats to State security will be set up by the end of the year

Mar 18th 2019, 8:15 AM 22,100 Views 28 Comments

Varadkar says Ireland is as prepared as any other country for a terror attack.

# intelligence - Thursday 15 November, 2018

Extra public order unit gardaí to patrol Aviva as intelligence shows hardline loyalists could attend
# ROI V NI
# ROI V NI

Extra public order unit gardaí to patrol Aviva as intelligence shows hardline loyalists could attend

Nov 15th 2018, 8:07 AM 59,693 Views 41 Comments

The Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland face off in Dublin at 7.45pm.

# intelligence - Tuesday 31 July, 2018

US intelligence agencies find North Korea 'building new missiles'
# Nuclear
# Nuclear

US intelligence agencies find North Korea 'building new missiles'

Jul 31st 2018, 8:18 AM 19,896 Views 86 Comments

Following the Singapore summit in June, President Donald Trump had declared that Pyongyang was “no longer a nuclear threat”.

# intelligence - Monday 16 July, 2018

Gardaí received intelligence that officer was under threat weeks before attack
# Acid Attack
# Acid Attack

Gardaí received intelligence that officer was under threat weeks before attack

Jul 16th 2018, 12:05 AM 45,373 Views 34 Comments

An investigation into the attack is ongoing.

# intelligence - Friday 13 July, 2018

12 Russians accused of hacking Democrats in 2016 US election
# Intelligence
# Intelligence

12 Russians accused of hacking Democrats in 2016 US election

Jul 13th 2018, 7:25 PM 12,611 Views 52 Comments

The Kremlin denied anew that it tried to sway the election.

# intelligence - Sunday 18 February, 2018

Mining salary data to help rugby clubs and unions make smarter signings
# Behind The Game
From The42
# Behind The Game

Mining salary data to help rugby clubs and unions make smarter signings

Feb 18th 2018, 7:30 AM 12,467 Views 10 Comments

Hannah Bowe explains what her work in Esportif International’s Intelligence division involves.

# intelligence - Tuesday 16 January, 2018

Analysis: Isa Nacewa runs the purest of pure switch lines
# Master
From The42
# Master

Analysis: Isa Nacewa runs the purest of pure switch lines

Jan 16th 2018, 6:20 PM 14,200 Views 15 Comments

The veteran Leinster captain was impressive at inside centre against Glasgow.

# intelligence - Monday 26 June, 2017

Senior members of Kinahan cartel flee Ireland as they're 'implicated in seven murders'
# Cat And Mouse
# Cat And Mouse

Senior members of Kinahan cartel flee Ireland as they're 'implicated in seven murders'

Jun 26th 2017, 6:15 AM 43,545 Views 13 Comments

Many of the cartel’s main players have gone to ground.

# intelligence - Tuesday 16 May, 2017

Donald Trump 'wasn't aware' where intelligence he passed to the Russians came from
# The Mcmaster Defence
# The Mcmaster Defence

Donald Trump 'wasn't aware' where intelligence he passed to the Russians came from

May 16th 2017, 6:02 PM 17,681 Views 87 Comments

Trump’s national security advisor has attempted to defend the president.

# intelligence - Wednesday 15 February, 2017

After damning leaks, Trump says his own spies are behaving 'just like Russia'
# Close Contact
# Close Contact

After damning leaks, Trump says his own spies are behaving 'just like Russia'

Feb 15th 2017, 12:55 PM 35,857 Views 101 Comments

The Trump campaign team had repeated contact with Russian officials, according to the New York Times.

# intelligence - Friday 6 January, 2017

On same day he's due to face spy chiefs over Russian hacking, Trump has pop at Arnold Schwarzenegger
# Look Over There
# Look Over There

On same day he's due to face spy chiefs over Russian hacking, Trump has pop at Arnold Schwarzenegger

Jan 6th 2017, 5:52 PM 28,857 Views 66 Comments

And Arnie had a suitably withering response for the president elect’s barb about the actor’s ratings for his Apprentice TV show.

# intelligence - Saturday 8 October, 2016

Three challenges of being an exceptionally gifted child - cyberbullying, underachieving and money
# Centre For Talented Youth
# Centre For Talented Youth

Three challenges of being an exceptionally gifted child - cyberbullying, underachieving and money

Oct 8th 2016, 6:20 AM 16,889 Views 22 Comments

“If we were talking about ensuring that children with learning difficulties were getting the best education they possibly could – this wouldn’t even be questioned.”

# intelligence - Thursday 11 August, 2016

Tension soars between Ukraine and Russia over 'terror attack' claims
# The Heat Is On
# The Heat Is On

Tension soars between Ukraine and Russia over 'terror attack' claims

Aug 11th 2016, 9:26 PM 15,451 Views 133 Comments

The UN Security Council was to discuss the growing tensions today at the request of Ukraine.

# intelligence - Monday 16 May, 2016

These are some of the odder training methods used to make smarter computers
# Unconventional
# Unconventional

These are some of the odder training methods used to make smarter computers

May 16th 2016, 2:02 PM 8,669 Views 1 Comment

Training up artificial intelligence takes a lot of work, and it means putting it in sometimes unconventional situations.

# intelligence - Saturday 13 February, 2016

Police arrest British 16-year-old linked to hacking of CIA boss
# Intelligence
# Intelligence

Police arrest British 16-year-old linked to hacking of CIA boss

Feb 13th 2016, 6:16 PM 7,424 Views 13 Comments

The 16-year-old was arrested in the East Midlands in England on Tuesday.

# intelligence - Friday 25 September, 2015

Analysis: Japan show importance of high-quality coaching at RWC
# Intelligence
From The42
# Intelligence

Analysis: Japan show importance of high-quality coaching at RWC

Sep 25th 2015, 8:40 PM 8,727 Views 3 Comments

Eddie Jones’ men are a joy to watch with their programmed attack and clever set-piece.

# intelligence - Saturday 29 August, 2015

The many downsides to being extremely intelligent
# It Ain't Easy
# It Ain't Easy

The many downsides to being extremely intelligent

Aug 29th 2015, 2:00 PM 28,021 Views 51 Comments

Being smart is not always all that it’s cracked up to be it seems.

# intelligence - Saturday 11 July, 2015

Is being in the FBI like it is in films?
# Macklin You Son Of A...
# Macklin You Son Of A...

Is being in the FBI like it is in films?

Jul 11th 2015, 10:30 AM 15,629 Views 15 Comments

And should we be afraid of ISIS?

# intelligence - Monday 1 June, 2015

Secret police files of Republican activity in Dublin in 1916 now online
# Monitored
# Monitored

Secret police files of Republican activity in Dublin in 1916 now online

Jun 1st 2015, 6:15 AM 16,079 Views 46 Comments

More than 230 individuals were monitored.

# intelligence - Thursday 21 May, 2015

Ireland's youngest Mensa member (he's 6) could read the newspaper before he started school
# Brainiac
# Brainiac

Ireland's youngest Mensa member (he's 6) could read the newspaper before he started school

May 21st 2015, 7:55 PM 24,734 Views 41 Comments

John Fitzgerald’s parents say they knew he was super intelligent from the age of 12 months.

# intelligence - Friday 27 March, 2015

Analysis: That weird Sean O'Brien lineout tactic worked against Scotland
# Intelligence
From The42
# Intelligence

Analysis: That weird Sean O'Brien lineout tactic worked against Scotland

Mar 27th 2015, 11:50 AM 30,953 Views 40 Comments

Following on from the Tullow Tank’s failed effort against England, Rory Best got it spot on in Murrayfield.

# intelligence - Saturday 8 November, 2014

'I didn't mention the injuries once' - Schmidt proud of Ireland's intelligence
# Smarts
From The42
# Smarts

'I didn't mention the injuries once' - Schmidt proud of Ireland's intelligence

Nov 8th 2014, 9:30 PM 37,311 Views 53 Comments

The Kiwi head coach was enthused by the excellence of Conor Murray and Johnny Sexton in the halfbacks.

# intelligence - Thursday 2 October, 2014

Holly sniffed out €600k of cannabis today
# Wuff Justice
# Wuff Justice

Holly sniffed out €600k of cannabis today

Oct 2nd 2014, 8:59 PM 11,889 Views 42 Comments

Holly found the drugs on a shipment from Spain.

# intelligence - Friday 29 August, 2014

Criminal investigation into whether garda texted information to paramilitary
# Intelligence
# Intelligence

Criminal investigation into whether garda texted information to paramilitary

Aug 29th 2014, 10:46 PM 22,660 Views 73 Comments

The former garda has since resigned.

# intelligence - Thursday 10 July, 2014

Germany expels top US spy from Berlin over espionage claims
# Expelled
# Expelled

Germany expels top US spy from Berlin over espionage claims

Jul 10th 2014, 11:12 PM 9,242 Views 53 Comments

Incident is the latest episode in allegations of US spying in Germany.

# intelligence - Saturday 5 July, 2014

Ukraine claims rebels have been flushed from a main stronghold
# Insurgents
# Insurgents

Ukraine claims rebels have been flushed from a main stronghold

Jul 5th 2014, 10:32 AM 4,229 Views 89 Comments

This would be Kiev’s biggest success of the nearly three-month campaign.

# intelligence - Tuesday 17 June, 2014

Three men and three women arrested over organised criminal activity
# Waterford
# Waterford

Three men and three women arrested over organised criminal activity

Jun 17th 2014, 10:25 AM 5,538 Views 3 Comments

The six arrested people are being held at various garda stations in Waterford.

# intelligence - Friday 30 May, 2014

Teddy Sheringham returns to West Ham as part-time attack coach
# Guile
From The42
# Guile

Teddy Sheringham returns to West Ham as part-time attack coach

May 30th 2014, 10:20 AM 1,945 Views 2 Comments

The 48-year-old has a strong relationship with Hammers’ manager ‘Big Sam’ Allardyce.

# intelligence - Wednesday 2 April, 2014

The CIA 'misled' the public over harshness of torture regime
# Waterboarding
# Waterboarding

The CIA 'misled' the public over harshness of torture regime

Apr 2nd 2014, 9:25 AM 6,799 Views 48 Comments

The report says that intelligence received from torture played no material part in finding Osama Bin Laden

# intelligence - Tuesday 29 October, 2013

NSA chief: Europe spy reports are "completely false"
# Spying
# Spying

NSA chief: Europe spy reports are "completely false"

Oct 29th 2013, 9:25 PM 6,183 Views 13 Comments

General Keith Alexander made the comments after reports of alleged snooping on German Chancellor Angela Merkel.

# intelligence - Thursday 12 September, 2013

Ecstasy, ammunition and blank NCT certificates seized from Ballymount
# Organised Crime
# Organised Crime

Ecstasy, ammunition and blank NCT certificates seized from Ballymount

Sep 12th 2013, 2:11 PM 10,891 Views 0 Comments

One man has been arrested and charged.

# intelligence - Monday 2 September, 2013

Here’s What Happened Today: Monday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here’s What Happened Today: Monday

Sep 2nd 2013, 11:21 PM 10,831 Views 4 Comments

Everyone’s talking about Pat Kenny versus Sean O’Rourke and the funeral of Nobel laureate Seamus Heaney.

# intelligence - Monday 5 August, 2013

Adding iodine to salt is making Americans smarter
# IQ
# IQ

Adding iodine to salt is making Americans smarter

Aug 5th 2013, 6:30 PM 11,755 Views 51 Comments

Iodine deficiency is known to impair the brain’s development. Ever since the introduction of iodised salt in 1924, IQs have risen by about 3 points every decade.

# intelligence - Tuesday 16 July, 2013

One of the world's most advanced computers is only as smart as a four-year-old
# Artificial Intelligence
# Artificial Intelligence

One of the world's most advanced computers is only as smart as a four-year-old

Jul 16th 2013, 9:45 PM 12,702 Views 21 Comments

The machine scored highly in vocabulary but lacks even the basic commonsense of a young child.

# intelligence - Monday 15 July, 2013

Here is the proof that dogs are smarter than cats*
# Doggy Style
From The Daily Edge
# Doggy Style

Here is the proof that dogs are smarter than cats*

Jul 15th 2013, 8:42 AM 3,929 Views 1 Comment

*Or at least that they can compete.

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