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#Terrorism

# terrorism - Friday 18 August, 2017

Council investigating whether bollards are needed to prevent a Grafton Street terror attack
# Risk Assessment
# Risk Assessment

Council investigating whether bollards are needed to prevent a Grafton Street terror attack

Aug 18th 2017, 3:38 PM 40,852 Views 174 Comments

Fears had been raised that Ireland’s major urban centres like Dublin’s pedestrianised Grafton Street could be targeted.

Father and son injured as Irish family of four caught up in Barcelona terror attack
# Terror
# Terror

Father and son injured as Irish family of four caught up in Barcelona terror attack

Aug 18th 2017, 8:45 AM 37,824 Views 47 Comments

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar expressed his abhorrence at the attack.

'They are assassins, criminals who won't terrorise us': Leaders react to Barcelona attack
# Solidarity
# Solidarity

'They are assassins, criminals who won't terrorise us': Leaders react to Barcelona attack

Aug 18th 2017, 7:48 AM 7,925 Views 26 Comments

Germany has called the attack “revolting”.

# terrorism - Thursday 17 August, 2017

Police in Catalonia say driver in Barcelona van attack still on the run
# Las Ramblas
# Las Ramblas

Police in Catalonia say driver in Barcelona van attack still on the run

Aug 17th 2017, 10:59 PM 32,554 Views 115 Comments

Catalonia has declared three days of mourning for the region.

# terrorism - Monday 14 August, 2017

17 people dead after gunmen open fire on restaurant in Burkina Faso
# Istanbul
# Istanbul

17 people dead after gunmen open fire on restaurant in Burkina Faso

Aug 14th 2017, 7:09 AM 11,172 Views 14 Comments

The victims’ nationalities have yet to be confirmed.

# terrorism - Monday 31 July, 2017

'An extremely dangerous terrorist': Antrim Royal Marine jailed for 18 years for making bombs
# Terrorism
# Terrorism

'An extremely dangerous terrorist': Antrim Royal Marine jailed for 18 years for making bombs

Jul 31st 2017, 5:04 PM 23,780 Views 57 Comments

Ciarán Maxwell (31), from Larne, manufactured large amounts of ammunition and explosives.

# terrorism - Sunday 30 July, 2017

Australian PM says an 'elaborate terror plot' to bring down an airplane has been foiled
# Terrorist Threat
# Terrorist Threat

Australian PM says an 'elaborate terror plot' to bring down an airplane has been foiled

Jul 30th 2017, 7:37 AM 26,689 Views 4 Comments

“The threat of terrorism is very real,” Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said.

# terrorism - Thursday 27 July, 2017

Supreme Court blocks State from deporting Algerian man linked to terrorism
# Minister For Justice
# Minister For Justice

Supreme Court blocks State from deporting Algerian man linked to terrorism

Jul 27th 2017, 6:32 PM 19,275 Views 99 Comments

The judge said it was not clear why the Minister for Justice concluded that the man was not at risk of being tortured if deported.

# terrorism - Tuesday 25 July, 2017

Video footage suggests Russia may be arming the Taliban
# Afghanistan
# Afghanistan

Video footage suggests Russia may be arming the Taliban

Jul 25th 2017, 8:11 AM 18,210 Views 68 Comments

The footage obtained by CNN shows Taliban fighters brandishing weapons they claim were supplied by Russian government sources.

# terrorism - Saturday 15 July, 2017

Indonesia the latest country to partially ban messaging app Telegram over terror fears
# Telegram
# Telegram

Indonesia the latest country to partially ban messaging app Telegram over terror fears

Jul 15th 2017, 12:06 PM 10,889 Views 13 Comments

Telegram CEO, Pavel Durov, said the firm will investigate the Indonesia charges.

# terrorism - 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 28,933 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.

# terrorism - Tuesday 11 July, 2017

US general says he hopes ISIS leader is 'deader than a doornail' but cannot confirm death
# Al-Baghdadi
# Al-Baghdadi

US general says he hopes ISIS leader is 'deader than a doornail' but cannot confirm death

Jul 11th 2017, 8:20 PM 19,912 Views 71 Comments

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said it received information from top IS leaders confirming his death.

# terrorism - Thursday 6 July, 2017

Man who claimed he found gun and explosives in a cemetery jailed for terrorism offences
# Belfast
# Belfast

Man who claimed he found gun and explosives in a cemetery jailed for terrorism offences

Jul 6th 2017, 4:25 PM 7,390 Views 1 Comment

He was also handed a 15 year notification order.

# terrorism - Monday 3 July, 2017

Teen who planned bomb attack at Elton John concert sentenced to life imprisonment
# London
# London

Teen who planned bomb attack at Elton John concert sentenced to life imprisonment

Jul 3rd 2017, 5:05 PM 28,099 Views 15 Comments

The 19-year-old man was planning an attack to mark the 15th anniversary of the 9/11 tragedy.

# terrorism - Saturday 1 July, 2017

Two men arrested at Heathrow on suspicion of terrorism offences
# Turkey
# Turkey

Two men arrested at Heathrow on suspicion of terrorism offences

Jul 1st 2017, 1:59 PM 14,548 Views 20 Comments

The men – both aged 21 and from Leicester and Birmingham – were detained after landing on a flight from Turkey.

# terrorism - Monday 19 June, 2017

May slams 'sickening' terror attack on London mosque as suspect named
# Seven Sisters Road
# Seven Sisters Road

May slams 'sickening' terror attack on London mosque as suspect named

Jun 19th 2017, 7:15 PM 68,548 Views 128 Comments

A man has been arrested.

Irish internet users show increasing interest in Islamic State propaganda magazines
# Terror
# Terror

Irish internet users show increasing interest in Islamic State propaganda magazines

Jun 19th 2017, 12:05 AM 20,627 Views 42 Comments

These publications justify recent attacks in Europe and glorify terrorism.

# terrorism - Friday 16 June, 2017

Countering radicalisation: 'Tell people if you work hard, you can have a better future'
# Opinion
# Opinion

Countering radicalisation: 'Tell people if you work hard, you can have a better future'

Jun 16th 2017, 6:30 AM 200 Views 78 Comments

For real success, we must prevent the radicalisation of individuals, writes Bart Somers.

# terrorism - Thursday 15 June, 2017

Why has the terrorism threat level not been raised here?
# Weakest Link
# Weakest Link

Why has the terrorism threat level not been raised here?

Jun 15th 2017, 9:30 PM 3,272 Views 92 Comments

There are moves afoot that show increased security here and Taoiseach Varadkar needs to further strengthen our hand.

# terrorism - Wednesday 14 June, 2017

British man who intended to join IS jailed for 6 years
# Radicalised
# Radicalised

British man who intended to join IS jailed for 6 years

Jun 14th 2017, 10:59 PM 14,123 Views 121 Comments

The 24-year-old pleaded guilty at the Old Bailey last month.

# terrorism - Monday 12 June, 2017

Police searching landfill for blue suitcase used by Manchester bomber
# Crucial Evidence
# Crucial Evidence

Police searching landfill for blue suitcase used by Manchester bomber

Jun 12th 2017, 7:33 AM 10,965 Views 9 Comments

Images of barrels stored in his car have also been released.

# terrorism - Saturday 10 June, 2017

London attack: Men 'tried to use 7.5 tonne lorry'
# London Attack
# London Attack

London attack: Men 'tried to use 7.5 tonne lorry'

Jun 10th 2017, 12:28 PM 25,820 Views 60 Comments

Police also released an image and appealed for information on the knives used in the attack.

# terrorism - Friday 9 June, 2017

Video sharing platforms will have to place warnings on harmful content which might incite terrorism
# Warning
# Warning

Video sharing platforms will have to place warnings on harmful content which might incite terrorism

Jun 9th 2017, 6:01 AM 4,733 Views 8 Comments

Communications Minister Denis Naughten said his department will begin work on the new law next year

# terrorism - Thursday 8 June, 2017

'We are extremely proud of his immense bravery': Family of officer injured in London Bridge attack
# London Bridge
# London Bridge

'We are extremely proud of his immense bravery': Family of officer injured in London Bridge attack

Jun 8th 2017, 7:00 PM 16,897 Views 9 Comments

Eight people were killed in the attack.

'A perfect older brother': Another London attack victim identified
# Tributes
# Tributes

'A perfect older brother': Another London attack victim identified

Jun 8th 2017, 9:48 AM 22,951 Views 18 Comments

Alexandre Pigeard was one of eight people killed during the attack last Saturday.

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 22,453 Views 35 Comments

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

Three men arrested in London on suspicion of terrorism offences not connected to bridge attack
# Met Police
# Met Police

Three men arrested in London on suspicion of terrorism offences not connected to bridge attack

Jun 8th 2017, 7:07 AM 7,661 Views 3 Comments

The men, all aged in their 30s, were arrested overnight.

# terrorism - Wednesday 7 June, 2017

Spanish man who used skateboard to try to defend woman from London attacker confirmed dead
# London
# London

Spanish man who used skateboard to try to defend woman from London attacker confirmed dead

Jun 7th 2017, 10:56 PM 67,640 Views 102 Comments

The Spanish national was one of eight people killed in the incident.

Senior gardaí claim armed units could respond to O'Connell Bridge terror attack within eight minutes
# Are We Ready?
# Are We Ready?

Senior gardaí claim armed units could respond to O'Connell Bridge terror attack within eight minutes

Jun 7th 2017, 1:49 PM 33,761 Views 153 Comments

The Commissioner today said the force is taking our national security very seriously.

Man shot after attacking French policeman with a hammer claimed to be 'a soldier of the caliphate'
# Notre Dame
# Notre Dame

Man shot after attacking French policeman with a hammer claimed to be 'a soldier of the caliphate'

Jun 7th 2017, 8:43 AM 8,102 Views 56 Comments

The suspect later claimed to be a “soldier of the caliphate” of the Islamic State group.

Man arrested at Heathrow Airport over Manchester bombing
# Concert Attack
# Concert Attack

Man arrested at Heathrow Airport over Manchester bombing

Jun 7th 2017, 8:22 AM 12,749 Views 3 Comments

To date 19 people have been arrested in connection with the investigation, 12 of whom have been released without charge.

Man arrested over London attack as police search house
# Terrorism
# Terrorism

Man arrested over London attack as police search house

Jun 7th 2017, 7:14 AM 11,643 Views 22 Comments

The third attacker was named by police last night.

May says she will change human rights laws to fight terrorism
# Terrorism
# Terrorism

May says she will change human rights laws to fight terrorism

Jun 7th 2017, 7:04 AM 10,411 Views 58 Comments

Speaking last night ahead of tomorrow’s general election, May framed the vote as a vote for the security of the country.

# terrorism - Tuesday 6 June, 2017

'She died trying to help people': Victims' families pay tribute to loved ones
# London
# London

'She died trying to help people': Victims' families pay tribute to loved ones

Jun 6th 2017, 2:45 PM 25,926 Views 53 Comments

Seven people died in the London terror attack on Saturday night.

Imam says extremists are targeting 'vulnerable' young Muslims in Ireland
# Radicalistion
# Radicalistion

Imam says extremists are targeting 'vulnerable' young Muslims in Ireland

Jun 6th 2017, 1:33 PM 34,432 Views 149 Comments

The chair of the Irish Muslim Peace and Integration Council has said people who have been radicalised “need professional help”.

'Evil extremists will not win': Minute's silence to be held for London victims
# Terror Attack
# Terror Attack

'Evil extremists will not win': Minute's silence to be held for London victims

Jun 6th 2017, 7:56 AM 7,934 Views 42 Comments

Security issues are top of the agenda as general election campaigning enters its final stretch in the UK.

'A terrorist attack': Man dies in shootout with Australian police following siege
# Melbourne
# Melbourne

'A terrorist attack': Man dies in shootout with Australian police following siege

Jun 6th 2017, 6:48 AM 33,593 Views 18 Comments

Yacqub Khayre killed one person, and took another hostage in the attack.

# terrorism - Monday 5 June, 2017

Ariana Grande and 50,000 fans come together for star-studded Manchester concert
# One Love Manchester
# One Love Manchester

Ariana Grande and 50,000 fans come together for star-studded Manchester concert

Jun 5th 2017, 8:19 AM 29,485 Views 66 Comments

Justin Bieber, Robbie Williams and Katy Perry were among the stars of the concert dedicated to the victims of the Manchester Arena bombing.

# terrorism - Sunday 4 June, 2017

21 of the 48 injured in the London attack are critical
# Terrorism
# Terrorism

21 of the 48 injured in the London attack are critical

Jun 4th 2017, 7:59 PM 206,109 Views 305 Comments

“There is far too much tolerance of extremism in our country,” Theresa May said.

Charlie Flanagan says attack in Ireland is 'unlikely' and gardaí are 'fully in control of situation'
# United With London
# United With London

Charlie Flanagan says attack in Ireland is 'unlikely' and gardaí are 'fully in control of situation'

Jun 4th 2017, 2:25 PM 105,166 Views 214 Comments

Leo Varadkar, meanwhile, said the fact the London attack came so soon after the Manchester bombing “only adds to the horror”.