Woman now in late-30s left Ireland a few years ago after serving in Irish Defence Forces
A former member of the Irish Defence Forces who converted to radical Islam has been detained in Syria, according to reports in Irish newspapers.
The woman is thought to be from the north-east of the republic and left the country several years ago. The Irish Times reports that she is believed to be in her late 30s, and left the forces in 2011, having served in an infantry unit and the country’s air corps.
Link : Radicalised former Irish soldier detained in Syrian camp – report