Dermot Woods

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The military and the Garda’s intelligence wing plan to use a large increase in the secret service budget to reactivate old paramilitary sources ahead of Brexit. File photograph: iStock

The military and the Garda’s intelligence wing plan to use a large increase in the secret service budget to reactivate old paramilitary sources ahead (...)

Dermot Woods will lead the National Security Analysis Centre which will appraise intelligence about risks to the State including from terrorism and cyber crime.

A new State agency that will assess national security risks will be headed by outgoing Department of Justice official Dermot Woods. He was appointed (...)