Lisa Smith: Irish woman faces IS-linked charges

Credit: BBC News- Published on December 4, 2019
Lisa Smith from Dundalk is charged with committing a terrorist offence outside of Ireland.
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Published on December 1, 2019 -  00:40
'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.

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