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Security chief calls in Special Forces to combat threat of ISIS attack in Ireland

Security chief calls in Special Forces to combat threat of ISIS attack in Ireland

Ireland’s most prominent event security company boss has revealed he has drafted in experts with special forces training to help bolster measures against the threat of Islamic terrorism here here.

Frontline’s Al Gannon is responsible for looking after the safety of the public at all GAA matches in Croke Park, concerts in the same stadium, the Aviva and RDS, and other events such the Rose of Tralee festival, Punchestown races, the Bloom flower festival, the St Patrick’s Day parade in the capital, the Ploughing Championship, the Dublin Horse Show and boxing bouts at the National Stadium.

Robbie Williams’ concert at the Aviva stadium last weekend was the first time the public here were faced with extra stringent security procedures in the wake of the Manchester bombing atrocity, where large bags were not allowed in and everyone was frisked.

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