Our website uses cookies to enhance your browsing experience and to collect information about how you use this site to improve our service to you. By not accepting cookies some elements of the site, such as video, will not work. Please visit our Cookie Policy page for more information on how we use cookies.

Irish Citizen arrested at Dublin Airport on suspicion of Terrorist Offences 1/12/2019

Today, Sunday 1st December 2019, at Dublin Airport, An Garda Síochána has arrested an Irish Citizen (38 year old female) on suspicion of terrorist offences following her deportation from Turkey.

She is currently being detained at a South Dublin Garda station under the provisions of Section 30 of the Offences against the State Act, 1939 as amended.

A child, also an Irish Citizen, was in the company of the female and is now being cared for by relatives.

An Garda Síochána is making no further comment and there is no Garda spokesperson available.

Note to editor:
An Garda Síochána requests that media outlets report responsibly and sympathetically in relation to the minor and the carers in this case who are not subject of any investigation and are entitled to their privacy and anonymity.