Former-spy warns Ireland ‘soft touch’ for so-called Islamic State

Ireland is seen as a “soft-touch” for a possible terror attack, and is regarded as fertile ground for recruiting and fundraising by extremists, according to a former al-Qaeda member who is now a security expert.

In the wake of the Manchester bombing, Taoiseach Enda Kenny said an attack on Ireland was “possible but not likely”.

  • Wesley Keeley

    it’s only a matter of time I hope not