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#Lisa Smith

# lisa-smith - Friday 17 April, 2020

The case of former Defence Forces member Lisa Smith has been adjourned for three months

Smith was arrested at Dublin Airport in November.

# lisa-smith - Wednesday 4 March, 2020

Lisa Smith 'anxious' for case to begin to prove her innocence, court hears

Smith is due back in court on 17 April.

# lisa-smith - Wednesday 8 January, 2020

'Not a single piece of evidence': Lawyers for Lisa Smith argue for terror charge to be dropped

The Irish woman has been charged with membership of an unlawful organisation, under 2005 terror legislation.

# lisa-smith - Tuesday 31 December, 2019

Former Defence Forces member Lisa Smith released on bail

Her bail conditions including residing at an address in the northeast and signing on at a garda station twice daily.

# lisa-smith - Monday 23 December, 2019

Lisa Smith still on remand in prison despite being granted bail last week

Smith may yet may yet spend Christmas in jail over issues around the independent surety.

# lisa-smith - Thursday 19 December, 2019

Former Defence Forces member Lisa Smith granted bail

She is accused of being a member of a terrorist organisation.

# lisa-smith - Wednesday 11 December, 2019

Lisa Smith remanded in custody for a further four weeks CCJ

Lisa Smith remanded in custody for a further four weeks

The 38-year-old is accused of being a member of the so-called Islamic State.

# lisa-smith - Wednesday 4 December, 2019

Lisa Smith refused bail after being charged with offence under terror legislation

The 38-year-old is accused of being a member of the so-called Islamic State.

Gardaí set to either charge or release Lisa Smith

Smith must be released this morning from Garda custody if she isn’t charged.

# lisa-smith - Tuesday 3 December, 2019

Lisa Smith's detention period has been extended by 24 hours

Smith was arrested on Sunday morning after arriving back in Ireland on suspicion of terrorist offences.

# lisa-smith - Monday 2 December, 2019

Explainer: What happens next in the Lisa Smith case?

How long can she be questioned by gardaí, and is she likely to face charges?

Lisa Smith's period of detention has been extended by 24 hours

Smith was arrested upon arrival at Dublin Airport yesterday.

# lisa-smith - Sunday 1 December, 2019

Lisa Smith arrested on suspicion of terrorist offences after returning to Ireland

She arrived at Dublin Airport shortly before 10.30am.

# lisa-smith - Saturday 30 November, 2019

Gardaí 'may be in position to charge' Lisa Smith upon arrival in Ireland, Varadkar says

Smith is expected to arrive back in Ireland this weekend.

# lisa-smith - Friday 29 November, 2019

Lisa Smith and her daughter expected to return to Ireland this weekend

Depending on how quickly her case is processed by Turkish officials, she could land back in Ireland as soon as tomorrow.

Tusla involved in welfare plans for Lisa Smith's child, Taoiseach says

The former Defence Forces member who was married to an Islamic State fighter is due back in Ireland

# lisa-smith - Thursday 28 November, 2019

Return of Lisa Smith at a 'very, very sensitive time', says Kehoe

Smith will undergo a security assessment when she returns to Ireland, it was reported earlier this month.

# lisa-smith - Tuesday 26 November, 2019

Lisa Smith is expected back in Ireland by the end of this week

Smith will undergo a security assessment when she returns to Ireland, it was reported earlier this month.

# lisa-smith - Wednesday 13 November, 2019

Dundalk TD says Lisa Smith 'is willing to speak to anybody to clear her name'

Independent TD Peter Fitzpatrick said that Lisa Smith “wants to come home to Dundalk”, upon her imminent return to Ireland.

Explainer: Any potential Lisa Smith prosecution would face challenges due to 'insufficient' Irish legislation

Legal experts have said that Irish prosecutors will have limited options if they charge Lisa Smith.

# lisa-smith - Tuesday 12 November, 2019

Tánaiste: 'Irish military sent to Turkey in supportive role, not to extract Lisa Smith'

It was revealed yesterday that Smith is due to be repatriated to Ireland.

Lisa Smith will be subject to security assessment on arrival in Ireland

Yesterday Turkey said it was in the process of deporting 20 ‘foreign jihadists’.

# lisa-smith - Monday 11 November, 2019

Lisa Smith expected back in Ireland as Turkey prepares to deport over 20 'foreign jihadists'

Lisa Smith and her child are currently in Turkey.

# lisa-smith - Tuesday 5 November, 2019

Opinion: 'Lisa Smith's story will continue to divide and provoke Irish public opinion - and rightly so'

Security expert Tom Clonan outlines what could happen with Lisa Smith’s return to Ireland.

# lisa-smith - Monday 4 November, 2019

Tánaiste hopeful for breakthrough in Lisa Smith case 'within a few weeks'

Simon Coveney has said his primary concern is for Smith’s two-year-old daughter.

# lisa-smith - Sunday 3 November, 2019

Defence Forces deployed on mission to bring Lisa Smith back to Ireland

Sources have confirmed to that plans are in place to bring Smith home from the warzone.

# lisa-smith - Thursday 10 October, 2019

Gardaí confirm ongoing 'criminal investigation' into Lisa Smith

The Dundalk woman is being held in a displacement camp in Syria for the wives and children of Islamic State fighters.

# lisa-smith - Friday 19 July, 2019

Ireland trying to make arrangements to bring Lisa Smith home

The Dundalk woman and her young daughter are currently in Syria.

# lisa-smith - Thursday 18 July, 2019

Lisa Smith says she fears her daughter will be seen as a terrorist's child if she returns to Ireland

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar said that he wants her to come back to Ireland, but noted concerns over security risks and cost.

# lisa-smith - Friday 5 July, 2019

Lisa Smith expresses desire to live in a 'caliphate...but not a brutality group' as she seeks to return to Ireland

The Dundalk native made the comments in a new interview with BBC.

# lisa-smith - Tuesday 2 July, 2019

Gardaí travel to Australia to gather intelligence on jihadi bride Lisa Smith from former colleagues Exclusive

Gardaí and the Defence Forces have been carrying out their own separate investigations into Smith.

# lisa-smith - Thursday 11 April, 2019

Air Corps members tried to warn superiors about Lisa Smith's radicalisation Exclusive

They were accused of bullying her.

# lisa-smith - Wednesday 10 April, 2019

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

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

# lisa-smith - Wednesday 27 March, 2019

Half of Irish people think countries should refuse to repatriate citizens who fought with Islamic State

The Irish government has said citizens have the right to return home, but fighters face the possibility of prosecution.

# lisa-smith - Tuesday 26 March, 2019

Taoiseach says no one can condone Lisa Smith's actions, but that she has an innocent child

He repeated what he said earlier this month, stating that a security assessment will be carried on the Dundalk woman.

# lisa-smith - Monday 25 March, 2019

Coveney says Ireland 'will try to find a way' to bring Lisa Smith home

The Dundalk woman told CNN she didn’t know whether or not she’d be imprisoned upon her return to Ireland.

# lisa-smith - Sunday 24 March, 2019

The Explainer: Islamic State has been defeated in Syria. What happens if members return to Ireland?

Experts have said there needs to be a focus on ensuring more people in Ireland do not become radicalised.

# lisa-smith - Wednesday 13 March, 2019

Explainer: How can the return of Islamic State members to their home countries work?

The government here has said Lisa Smith, who was married to an Islamic State fighter, can come home.

# lisa-smith - Monday 11 March, 2019

'She got duped': Woman who helped Lisa Smith convert to Islam 'shocked' at alleged ISIS links

Carol Duffy claims her friend was ‘very naive’ before she left Ireland a number of years ago.

'The compassionate thing to do': Lisa Smith will have right to return to Ireland as will her child, says Varadkar

Lisa Smith is reportedly being detained by the US armed forces based in northern Syria.

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