“A flood of highly-visible armed gardaí onto the streets would be there just for the sake of it, and in the absence of hard information stating a terror attack is coming. Such a move would only create panic.” File photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

The public has, by and large, welcomed the fact the three Islamic State extremists who struck in London last Saturday night were quickly shot dead by (...)

Grosvenor Square in Rathmines, Dublin, where London Bridge attacker Rachid Redouane lived for a time. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Most people will accept that there are no absolute guarantees of security and safety in the face of terrorism. There cannot be when the threats range (...)

Rachid Redouane used 30, Grosvenor Square in Rathmines as an addressin Ireland . Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Charisse O’Leary, the ex-partner of London Bridge terrorist Rachid Redouane, has said she is “deeply shocked, saddened and numbed” by his actions. “M(...)

London attacker Rachid Redouane was a 30-year-old Moroccan-Libyan pastry chef who had been living in Rathmines, Dublin

Irish authorities have been helping British police and security services in the wake of the attack at London Bridge on Saturday. Here’s what we know s(...)

Armed garda at a checkpoint in Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Senior Government figures have insisted Ireland is adequately prepared for the possibility of a terror attack. Taoiseach Enda Kenny, Tánaiste France(...)

Police tape partly covers a tourist direction sign near London Bridge following Saturday’s terrorist attack. Photograph: Getty

The death toll from the London Bridge attack has risen to eight as pressure on British authorities intensified amid new questions about how the terror(...)

Rachid Redouane flanked by Khuram Butt (left) and Youssef Zaghba. It is probable Redouane associated with extremists while living in Ireland. Photograph: London Metropolitan Police/Reuters

The revelation that one of the three men involved in the brutal attack in London last weekend had been an Irish resident will place Ireland’s security(...)

Grosvenor Square in Rathmines. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

An end-of-terrace, three-storey-over-basement redbrick house in Grosvenor Square in Rathmines, Dublin, was the address used by the London Bridge terro(...)

In Dublin Mosque on the South Circular Road in Dublin, Fazel Ryklief sits at his desk, which is strewn with papers, phones, pens and paperclips, in a (...)

Police forensic officers work on Borough High Street following the terror attack. Photograph: Justin Tallis/AFP/Getty

Gardaí were last night questioning a second man linked to Rachid Redouane, one of the London Isis killers. The arrested man was detained in Wexford b(...)

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