IS bride and daughter returning to Eire

Lisa SmithPicture copyright
Tom Conachy

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Lisa Smith is from Dundalk in County Louth


The broadcaster RTE is reporting that an Irish citizen who grew to become an Islamic State bride will arrive again in Dublin immediately.

Lisa Smith and her daughter are on their manner from Turkey.


It’s anticipated she will probably be interviewed by police about suspected terrorist offences.

Plans have additionally been made for the care of her two-year-old daughter, who was born in Syria, however is an Irish citizen.

Miss Smith is a former members of the Irish Defence Forces.

The BBC interviewed her in Syria earlier this 12 months.

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Media captionLisa Smith had denied coaching ladies after changing into an IS bride

She mentioned wasn’t concerned in preventing and didn’t prepare ladies to turn out to be fighters.

She additionally claimed she had been visited greater than as soon as by the FBI for questioning, they usually had taken her fingerprints and DNA.

Ms Smith had been dwelling together with her two-year-old daughter in a Syrian refugee camp.

The taoiseach (Irish prime minister) had beforehand mentioned she would “actually” be investigated if she returned to Eire.