'IS bride' Lisa Smith arrested after arriving in Ireland from Syria
A former member of the Irish military who became a so-called Islamic State bride in Syria has been arrested on suspicion of terror offences as she arrived back in Ireland.
Lisa Smith, 38, once accompanied an ex-president and leader of Ireland on foreign trips as a member of the Defence Forces but went to the war-torn Middle Eastern country in 2015 after converting to Islam and becoming radicalised.
As part of an Unreported Europe episode focusing on the survivors of Ireland's child sex abuse scandal at the hands of Catholic priests, Euronews speaks to former police officer Martin Ridge about the huge difficulties he faced to try to help the victims. View on euronews
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A Donegal swimmer, who is aiming to become the first person to swim around thecoast of Ireland, says he has been inundated with messages of goodwill fromthe public who are following his progress online. Henry O’Donnell, 56, hasbeen getting requests from people across the country asking him to swim akilometre in remembrance of a loved one who has lost their life. The father ofsix, who is raising money for two charities, The Irish Cancer Society andWater Safety Ireland, is a third of the way through his epic challenge, havingcompleted 500 kilometres through choppy waters with the aid of fins and a wetsuit.
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A British-born woman who went to Syria as a schoolgirl to join Islamic State should not be allowed to return to Britain to challenge the government taking away her citizenship because she poses a security risk, the UK's top court heard on Monday. Olivia Chan reports.
[NFA] A British-Australian academic on Thursday thanked her supporters and diplomatic efforts to secure her freedom after she was released from jail in Iran following more than two years of imprisonment. Emer McCarthy reports.
British Northern Ireland Secretary Julian Smith said it was time to restore power-sharing at Stormont, the Northern Irish Assembly. DUP leader Arlene Foster, Sinn Fein President Mary Lou McDonald also..
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