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#Terror Threat

# terror-threat - Tuesday 18 February, 2020

New IRA planning car bomb attack on a Sinn Féin member, O'Neill warns
# Terror Threat
# Terror Threat

New IRA planning car bomb attack on a Sinn Féin member, O'Neill warns

Feb 18th 2020, 7:16 AM 53,219 Views 64 Comments

“We have been told this planned attack could happen anywhere in the north,” deputy first minister Michelle O’Neill said.

# terror-threat - 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 22,051 Views 28 Comments

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

# terror-threat - Friday 16 February, 2018

Ex-teacher accused of paying students to help make bombs
# New York
# New York

Ex-teacher accused of paying students to help make bombs

Feb 16th 2018, 7:15 AM 11,260 Views 0 Comments

His brother has also been accused of stockpiling explosive materials.

# terror-threat - Thursday 28 December, 2017

'An attack is a distinct possibility in Ireland in 2018 - our security is provocatively weak'
# Column
# Column

'An attack is a distinct possibility in Ireland in 2018 - our security is provocatively weak'

Dec 28th 2017, 7:00 AM 8,705 Views 100 Comments

In terms of asymmetric threats and terrorism, the outlook is bleak, writes Tom Clonan.

# terror-threat - Wednesday 6 December, 2017

London police 'thwart plot to bomb Downing Street and kill Theresa May'
# Terror Threat
# Terror Threat

London police 'thwart plot to bomb Downing Street and kill Theresa May'

Dec 6th 2017, 8:40 AM 15,230 Views 0 Comments

It’s reported two men planned to blow up the security gates and stab the prime minister.

# terror-threat - Thursday 2 November, 2017

Police claim suspect 'felt good' about New York attack as Trump calls for him to face death penalty
# Terror Attack
# Terror Attack

Police claim suspect 'felt good' about New York attack as Trump calls for him to face death penalty

Nov 2nd 2017, 7:26 AM 14,313 Views 0 Comments

Trump also refused to rule out sending the suspect to Guantanamo Bay.

# terror-threat - Thursday 24 August, 2017

Spain's terror cell managed to avoid detection by going dark and relying on family
# Staying Offline
# Staying Offline

Spain's terror cell managed to avoid detection by going dark and relying on family

Aug 24th 2017, 3:27 PM 22,883 Views 77 Comments

The key person in this case is said to be Moroccan imam Abdelbaki Es Satty.

Dutch police ramp up terrorism probe after Rotterdam gig cancelled
# Allah-Las
# Allah-Las

Dutch police ramp up terrorism probe after Rotterdam gig cancelled

Aug 24th 2017, 12:23 PM 10,376 Views 21 Comments

A 22-year-old was arrested in a pre-dawn raid on a house this morning, and a van driver is in custody.

# terror-threat - Wednesday 23 August, 2017

Concert in Rotterdam cancelled after terror tip-off from Spanish police
# Netherlands
# Netherlands

Concert in Rotterdam cancelled after terror tip-off from Spanish police

Aug 23rd 2017, 9:35 PM 24,021 Views 33 Comments

The band Allah-Las were due to play the Maassilo arena.

# terror-threat - Friday 14 July, 2017

Watch: Gardaí test response to terror attack in simulation at Dublin's Docklands
# Terror Threat
# Terror Threat

Watch: Gardaí test response to terror attack in simulation at Dublin's Docklands

Jul 14th 2017, 5:12 PM 28,913 Views 87 Comments

The Garda Commissioner said there is no intelligence to say a threat such as this will happen but it is important for officers to be prepared.

# terror-threat - Tuesday 11 July, 2017

Woman seeks to block her children travelling to London because of terror threat
# Relative Danger
# Relative Danger

Woman seeks to block her children travelling to London because of terror threat

Jul 11th 2017, 3:46 PM 30,553 Views 0 Comments

A Co Clare judge ruled that a mother must hand over her children’s passports.

# terror-threat - Thursday 8 June, 2017

Actor mistaken for terrorist after rehearsing lines on train in France
# High Alert
# High Alert

Actor mistaken for terrorist after rehearsing lines on train in France

Jun 8th 2017, 9:07 AM 22,448 Views 35 Comments

He was questioned by police after a guard overheard him say ‘weapon’ and ‘gun’.

# terror-threat - Friday 2 June, 2017

German rock festival evacuated over 'terrorist threat'
# Nuremberg
# Nuremberg

German rock festival evacuated over 'terrorist threat'

Jun 2nd 2017, 10:08 PM 28,587 Views 44 Comments

Police said they had ‘concrete’ intelligence on a potential terror attack.

# terror-threat - Saturday 27 May, 2017

Theresa May lowers terror threat level in UK but armed soldiers to remain on streets
# Terror Threat
# Terror Threat

Theresa May lowers terror threat level in UK but armed soldiers to remain on streets

May 27th 2017, 12:13 PM 12,857 Views 28 Comments

A total of 11 people remain in custody as part of investigations into the Manchester attack.

# terror-threat - Thursday 25 May, 2017

Ireland's terrorism threat assessment under continuous review following Manchester attack
# Terror Threat
# Terror Threat

Ireland's terrorism threat assessment under continuous review following Manchester attack

May 25th 2017, 12:36 PM 22,395 Views 105 Comments

The meeting between a variety of state departments assessed the situation here.

# terror-threat - Wednesday 26 April, 2017

'We can't keep our head in the sand': Only 3 armed gardaí covering Dublin Airport
# Terrorism
# Terrorism

'We can't keep our head in the sand': Only 3 armed gardaí covering Dublin Airport

Apr 26th 2017, 6:00 AM 25,144 Views 73 Comments

Rank-and-file gardaí have warned they are not prepared for the types of terrorist attacks that have been happening in Europe.

# terror-threat - Saturday 24 December, 2016

Taoiseach says 'you can't rule anything out' but gardaí vigilant against terror attacks
# Security
# Security

Taoiseach says 'you can't rule anything out' but gardaí vigilant against terror attacks

Dec 24th 2016, 6:20 AM 10,597 Views 72 Comments

The Taoiseach also addressed calls for mosques and Islamic education to be regulated by the government.

# terror-threat - Monday 10 October, 2016

Syrian asylum seeker arrested in Germany on suspicion of plotting jihadist bomb attack
# Terror Threat
# Terror Threat

Syrian asylum seeker arrested in Germany on suspicion of plotting jihadist bomb attack

Oct 10th 2016, 9:16 AM 11,249 Views 56 Comments

Police spent days searching for Jaber Albakr.

# terror-threat - Monday 26 September, 2016

Four men charged with terrorist offences after explosive device found in residential area
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Four men charged with terrorist offences after explosive device found in residential area

Sep 26th 2016, 7:31 PM 11,691 Views 0 Comments

“Those responsible have absolutely no regard for the local community, or indeed any community.”

# terror-threat - Thursday 22 September, 2016

'Starbucks attack risk' warning for US tourists in Turkish city
# Terror Alert
# Terror Alert

'Starbucks attack risk' warning for US tourists in Turkish city

Sep 22nd 2016, 11:04 AM 11,110 Views 17 Comments

The US has warned of the risk of a terror attack in the southern city of Gaziantep.

# terror-threat - Thursday 28 July, 2016

Both killers were on French watch lists before brutal slaying of priest
# Terror Threat
# Terror Threat

Both killers were on French watch lists before brutal slaying of priest

Jul 28th 2016, 9:54 PM 15,385 Views 95 Comments

The government is under increased pressure to stop the violence.

# terror-threat - Saturday 2 July, 2016

'Terror threat' made against Heathrow airport
# 4th Of July
# 4th Of July

'Terror threat' made against Heathrow airport

Jul 2nd 2016, 1:53 PM 36,717 Views 73 Comments

The warning reportedly said there will be “a device placed in either Heathrow, LAX or JFK” airport.

# terror-threat - Monday 16 May, 2016

Mayor slams 'fiasco' after fake bomb left in Man Utd toilets after training drill
# Old Trafford
# Old Trafford

Mayor slams 'fiasco' after fake bomb left in Man Utd toilets after training drill

May 16th 2016, 7:26 AM 23,410 Views 44 Comments

There are calls for a full inquiry.

# terror-threat - Wednesday 23 March, 2016

Euro 2016 without the fans? 'No plans' to play behind closed doors despite terror threat
# France 2016
From The42
# France 2016

Euro 2016 without the fans? 'No plans' to play behind closed doors despite terror threat

Mar 23rd 2016, 11:23 AM 9,266 Views 22 Comments

Tournament organisers ‘confident’ in security measures in place for France 2016.

# terror-threat - Tuesday 22 March, 2016

Euro 2016 games could be played behind closed doors due to terror threat
# Safety Fears
From The42
# Safety Fears

Euro 2016 games could be played behind closed doors due to terror threat

Mar 22nd 2016, 5:25 PM 31,167 Views 52 Comments

UEFA vice-president Giancarlo Abete has suggested that matches could be played without spectators following this morning’s attacks in Brussels.

# terror-threat - Wednesday 2 March, 2016

Euro 2016 organisers draw up contingency plans, including playing games behind closed doors
# Necessary
From The42
# Necessary

Euro 2016 organisers draw up contingency plans, including playing games behind closed doors

Mar 2nd 2016, 12:15 AM 4,795 Views 1 Comment

The shadow of the November terror attacks on Paris can’t be escaped.

# terror-threat - Monday 30 November, 2015

Ireland's terror risk: Where does the country rank on the terror alert scale?
# Threat Level Midnight
# Threat Level Midnight

Ireland's terror risk: Where does the country rank on the terror alert scale?

Nov 30th 2015, 6:01 AM 39,910 Views 87 Comments

In short, we don’t actually use one.

# terror-threat - Sunday 29 November, 2015

Brazil on high alert for terrorism ahead of Olympic Games
# Safety Fears
From The42
# Safety Fears

Brazil on high alert for terrorism ahead of Olympic Games

Nov 29th 2015, 4:28 PM 3,550 Views 3 Comments

But intelligence chief insists they have no immediate concerns.

# terror-threat - Tuesday 24 November, 2015

Good news: France gives green light for Euro 2016 fan zones
# Beefed Up Security
# Beefed Up Security

Good news: France gives green light for Euro 2016 fan zones

Nov 24th 2015, 5:36 PM 18,438 Views 19 Comments

The Uefa fan zones were under threat after the recent terrorist attacks.

Travel advice for Irish citizens in France and Belgium has been updated
# Terror Threat
# Terror Threat

Travel advice for Irish citizens in France and Belgium has been updated

Nov 24th 2015, 7:37 AM 21,619 Views 36 Comments

It comes amid a heightened security state in the two countries in the wake of the 13 November terror attacks in Paris.

# terror-threat - Monday 23 November, 2015

The Justice Minister doesn't know how many gardaí speak Arabic
# Terror Threat
# Terror Threat

The Justice Minister doesn't know how many gardaí speak Arabic

Nov 23rd 2015, 3:48 PM 17,342 Views 131 Comments

Frances Fitzgerald says that “terrorism is terrorism” and that the gardaí have experience from The Troubles.

Here's why Brussels residents on lockdown were tweeting pictures of their cats last night
# Terror Threat
# Terror Threat

Here's why Brussels residents on lockdown were tweeting pictures of their cats last night

Nov 23rd 2015, 9:13 AM 32,034 Views 14 Comments

It’s what happens when police ask for “radio silence”.

# terror-threat - Monday 16 November, 2015

Isis 'threatens to attack Washington' in new video
# Terror Threat
# Terror Threat

Isis 'threatens to attack Washington' in new video

Nov 16th 2015, 2:20 PM 22,360 Views 78 Comments

A militant featured in the footage says Europe should also expect more attacks.

# terror-threat - Tuesday 11 August, 2015

Claims Islamic State prepared for 'lone wolf' attacks in UK
# Isis
# Isis

Claims Islamic State prepared for 'lone wolf' attacks in UK

Aug 11th 2015, 6:37 PM 10,173 Views 86 Comments

World War II victory commemorations involving the royal family are said to be among the potential targets.

# terror-threat - Tuesday 21 July, 2015

'There are suspected jihadists in Ireland right now, but the threat is low'
# Terror Threat
# Terror Threat

'There are suspected jihadists in Ireland right now, but the threat is low'

Jul 21st 2015, 10:00 AM 18,690 Views 124 Comments

The Minister for Foreign Affairs has confirmed the government is monitoring a number of individuals.

# terror-threat - Tuesday 30 June, 2015

Now formally identified, the three Irish victims of the Tunisia attack can come home
# Tunisia
# Tunisia

Now formally identified, the three Irish victims of the Tunisia attack can come home

Jun 30th 2015, 8:18 PM 19,816 Views 20 Comments

Lorna Carty, Larry Hayes and Martina Hayes all died in the terror attack.

Police in London are testing their response to an attack by terrorists with guns
# Threat
# Threat

Police in London are testing their response to an attack by terrorists with guns

Jun 30th 2015, 9:58 AM 9,246 Views 24 Comments

The major exercise had been organised for six months but comes less than a week after Britons were killed in a terror attack in Tunisia.

# terror-threat - Sunday 28 June, 2015

French attack suspect took selfie with severed head of boss
# Terror Threat
# Terror Threat

French attack suspect took selfie with severed head of boss

Jun 28th 2015, 8:10 AM 33,163 Views 38 Comments

The picture was sent in a WhatsApp message to a Canadian phone number.

# terror-threat - Friday 26 June, 2015

Man decapitated as attacker carrying Islamist flag targets French gas factory
# Terror Threat
# Terror Threat

Man decapitated as attacker carrying Islamist flag targets French gas factory

Jun 26th 2015, 10:52 PM 55,580 Views 276 Comments

One vehicle drove into the factory attempting to set off an explosion.

# terror-threat - Saturday 9 May, 2015

Three-bomb Mother's Day terror plot by teenager foiled in Melbourne
# Terror Threat
# Terror Threat

Three-bomb Mother's Day terror plot by teenager foiled in Melbourne

May 9th 2015, 7:21 AM 14,825 Views 32 Comments

Police say a 17-year-old boy has been arrested.

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