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#Terrorism

From TheJournal.ie British man who intended to join IS jailed for 6 years Radicalised

British man who intended to join IS jailed for 6 years

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

From TheJournal.ie Police searching landfill for blue suitcase used by Manchester bomber Crucial Evidence

Police searching landfill for blue suitcase used by Manchester bomber

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

From TheJournal.ie London attack: Men 'tried to use 7.5 tonne lorry' London Attack

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Video sharing platforms will have to place warnings on harmful content which might incite terrorism Warning

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

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

From TheJournal.ie 'We are extremely proud of his immense bravery': Family of officer injured in London Bridge attack London Bridge
From TheJournal.ie 'A perfect older brother': Another London attack victim identified Tributes

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Actor mistaken for terrorist after rehearsing lines on train in France High Alert

Actor mistaken for terrorist after rehearsing lines on train in France

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

From TheJournal.ie Three men arrested in London on suspicion of terrorism offences not connected to bridge attack Met Police

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Spanish man who used skateboard to try to defend woman from London attacker confirmed dead London

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

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

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Man shot after attacking French policeman with a hammer claimed to be 'a soldier of the caliphate' Notre Dame

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Man arrested at Heathrow Airport over Manchester bombing Concert Attack

Man arrested at Heathrow Airport over Manchester bombing

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

From TheJournal.ie Man arrested over London attack as police search house Terrorism

Man arrested over London attack as police search house

The third attacker was named by police last night.

From TheJournal.ie May says she will change human rights laws to fight terrorism Terrorism

May says she will change human rights laws to fight terrorism

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

From TheJournal.ie 'She died trying to help people': Victims' families pay tribute to loved ones London

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Imam says extremists are targeting 'vulnerable' young Muslims in Ireland Radicalistion

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

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

From TheJournal.ie 'Evil extremists will not win': Minute's silence to be held for London victims Terror Attack

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

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

From TheJournal.ie 'A terrorist attack': Man dies in shootout with Australian police following siege Melbourne

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Ariana Grande and 50,000 fans come together for star-studded Manchester concert One Love Manchester

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

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

From TheJournal.ie 21 of the 48 injured in the London attack are critical Terrorism This post contains videos

21 of the 48 injured in the London attack are critical

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

From TheJournal.ie Charlie Flanagan says attack in Ireland is 'unlikely' and gardaí are 'fully in control of situation' United With London

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

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

From TheJournal.ie German rock festival resumes after 'terrorist threat' proves false Rock Am Ring

German rock festival resumes after 'terrorist threat' proves false

The event was evacuated yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie Three men released without charge over Manchester attack Terrorism

Three men released without charge over Manchester attack

Over 1,000 officers are working on the investigation.

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí host conference to prepare Dublin Airport staff for terror attack On Alert

Gardaí host conference to prepare Dublin Airport staff for terror attack

Law enforcement representatives will discuss how to respond to the types of lone wolf attacks seen across Europe recently.

From TheJournal.ie 'We won't let hate win' - Ariana Grande's powerful statement in response to terror attack Live Our Lives

'We won't let hate win' - Ariana Grande's powerful statement in response to terror attack

The American singer’s concert in Manchester was attacked by a suicide bomber.

From TheJournal.ie 'Dirty Irish ba****ds': Irish in Manchester remember hostility after IRA bombing The Aftermath

'Dirty Irish ba****ds': Irish in Manchester remember hostility after IRA bombing

Members of the city’s Irish community say they can relate to the anxiety Muslims in Manchester are feeling after Monday night’s terrorist attack.

From TheJournal.ie From the first call to 22 confirmed dead - The horrific aftermath of the Manchester attack Timeline

From the first call to 22 confirmed dead - The horrific aftermath of the Manchester attack

The attack left 22 people dead and the city reeling.

From TheJournal.ie The homeless men who rushed to help the Manchester Arena victims Just Instinct

The homeless men who rushed to help the Manchester Arena victims

“Just because I’m homeless, it doesn’t mean I haven’t got a heart,” Stephen Jones said.

From TheJournal.ie 'The parent is the expert': How to talk to children about the Manchester attack Terrorism

'The parent is the expert': How to talk to children about the Manchester attack

An Irish psychologist explains how to talk to your child about a terror attack like last night’s.

From TheJournal.ie "Ireland is not immune from this threat" - Gardaí extend sympathies to victims of Manchester attack Terrorism

"Ireland is not immune from this threat" - Gardaí extend sympathies to victims of Manchester attack

Gardaí say that an attack is possible but not likely in Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie Missing in Manchester: Family members in desperate search for loved ones Ariana Grande

Missing in Manchester: Family members in desperate search for loved ones

Hotels in the area took in children who became separated from their parents in the immediate aftermath of the explosion.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Do you think Ireland is equipped to handle a terror attack? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you think Ireland is equipped to handle a terror attack?

The world woke up this morning to the news of a horrific terrorist attack in Manchester.

From TheJournal.ie 'There was heat on my neck and when I looked up there were bodies everywhere': Chaos after Ariana Grande gig explosion Eyewitness

'There was heat on my neck and when I looked up there were bodies everywhere': Chaos after Ariana Grande gig explosion

Eyewitnesses described the incident at the Ariana Grande gig as one of terror and panic.

From TheJournal.ie Manchester residents offer food, shelter, lifts and beds after Ariana Grande concert attack Roomsformanchester

Manchester residents offer food, shelter, lifts and beds after Ariana Grande concert attack

An explosion at the end of an Ariana Grande concert last night in Manchester Arena has left 19 people dead 59 injured.

From TheJournal.ie Two men - one Algerian and one Moroccan - arrested for terror offences in Dublin Counter Terrorism Unit

Two men - one Algerian and one Moroccan - arrested for terror offences in Dublin

A number of searches were carried out in Swords, Stepaside, South Circular Road and Trim.

From TheJournal.ie Teen admits plotting bomb attack at Elton John concert London

Teen admits plotting bomb attack at Elton John concert

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

From TheJournal.ie Man and woman arrested in Waterford on suspicion of involvement with international terrorism Terrorism

Man and woman arrested in Waterford on suspicion of involvement with international terrorism

Gardaí said they had arrested two people as part of an operation in Waterford city this morning.

From TheJournal.ie 'We can't keep our head in the sand': Only 3 armed gardaí covering Dublin Airport Terrorism

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Terrorism, assaults and the right to grow beards will be debated by rank-and-file gardaí Gra Conference

Terrorism, assaults and the right to grow beards will be debated by rank-and-file gardaí

An internal dispute about two motions being removed from the GRA’s agenda is also likely to boil over this week.

From TheJournal.ie "It is time to liberate the French people" - Le Pen is through to the final round in the presidential election Fate Of The Union

"It is time to liberate the French people" - Le Pen is through to the final round in the presidential election

Pro-EU candidate Emmanuel Macron has topped the poll, followed by Marine Le Pen, in one of the most closely-fought presidential battles France has seen.