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IrelandIrish jihadi suspect Lisa Smith worked as flight attendant on government jet

10:36  10 march  2019
10:36  10 march  2019 Source:   dublinlive.ie

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Irish jihadi suspect Lisa Smith worked as flight attendant on government jet © ITV Lisa Smith had appeared on ITV on a video posted online in which she claimed to be British The Irish ex-soldier being held in Syria over alleged ISIS membership once worked on the government jet.

Lisa Smith, 38, from Dundalk, Co Louth, was a flight attendant in the Air Corps when Bertie Ahern was Taoiseach.

The then Taoiseach was leaving Baldonnel military airport to address a joint sitting of Congress in the US.

Recently, Smith had appeared on ITV on a video posted online in which she claimed to be British.

But sources have confirmed to the Irish Mirror that the woman in the video is from Dundalk.

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“No music, no smoking, no fighting, no drinking, no prostitution… you want a clean life like this, this is what you want, but sometimes it is not like this.”

And it is believed that she joined the Defence Forces in 2003 when she was 19 and left approximately ten years ago. Smith is believed to have given birth to a child in Syria.

A source told The Irish Mirror: “When I knew her she was based in Gormanston camp around 2005.

“She also worked on the government jet for a while. She was in the Defence Forces for at least ten years.

Irish jihadi suspect Lisa Smith worked as flight attendant on government jet © Provided by Trinity Mirror Shared Services Limited Lisa Smith “She left when she was Corporal, she would have been an asset to ISIS.”

Lisa served as a soldier before joining the Air Corps, where she worked for two years as a flight attendant on the government jet. It is also believed that Lisa served with the 27 Battalion in Dundalk.

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It is understood that she was detained in a northern region of Syria in recent days.

The Department of Foreign Affairs confirmed that it is aware of reports of an Irish citizen being detained in Syria.

In a statement released to the Irish Mirror a department spokesman said: “The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade is aware of reports of an Irish citizen detained in northern Syria.

“Appropriate consular assistance is provided to all Irish citizens where it is possible to do so.”

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