Thursday July 9, 2020

Paramilitaries are substantial threat to security - Garda

Dissident paramilitaries pose a substantial threat to security in the Republic, senior gardaí have admitted in a briefing to the European police network Europol.

2nd August, 2008

Dissident paramilitaries pose a substantial threat to security in the Republic, senior gardaí have admitted in a briefing to the European police network Europol.

The gardaí have also said that criminal activity by the INLA- including kidnapping and extortion rackets against other organised crime groups - has increased fivefold.

The information is contained in a memorandum submitted to Europol’s annual report for 2008 on the threat posed by domestic terror within the EU....

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