Thursday February 20, 2020

Almost half of voters don’t want state to bring ‘Isis bride’ Lisa Smith and her child back home

The public are backing the national broadband contract and ready to tolerate further fuel price increase

Michael Brennan

Political Editor

27th October, 2019
Lisa Smith said she went to Syria to be part of an Islamic caliphate in which she and others ‘would be joined as one’ Pic: RTE

The poll’s findings also show a strong level of public support for the controversial national broadband contract and a willingness to bear further increases in the prices of petrol, diesel and home heating fuels to combat climate change.

The Red C telephone poll of 1,000 people asked if Lisa Smith and her two-year-old child should be brought home from Syria by the Irish government.

Around 48 per cent disagreed, while 40 per cent said...

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