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Irish ex-airwoman turned Jihadi bride Lisa Smith has been arrested on the tarmac at Dublin airport after leaving a Syrian refugee camp with her two-year-old daughter.  

Ms Smith, 38, a former member of the Irish Defence Forces, flew to Dublin from Turkey today while police waited for her arrival. 

She will be taken to a garda (police) station and questioned about suspected terrorist offences.  

Irish ex-airwoman turned Jihadi bride Lisa Smith has been arrested on the tarmac at Dublin airport (pictured) after leaving a Syrian refugee camp with her two-year-old daughter

Irish ex-airwoman turned Jihadi bride Lisa Smith has been arrested on the tarmac at Dublin airport (pictured) after leaving a Syrian refugee camp with her two-year-old daughter 

Lisa Smith, 38, a former member of the Irish Defence Forces, flew to Dublin from Turkey today while police waited for her arrival

Lisa Smith, 38, a former member of the Irish Defence Forces, flew to Dublin from Turkey today while police waited for her arrival

Plans have also been put in place to take care of her daughter, who was born in Syria but is an Irish citizen.

According to RTE, Ms Smith was accompanied by three consular officials from the Department of Foreign Affairs, members of the Army Ranger Wing, and a Turkish security officer. 

She will be taken to a garda (police) station and questioned about suspected terrorist offences

She will be taken to a garda (police) station and questioned about suspected terrorist offences 

Ms Smith has continually denied training young women to fight for ISIS and says she never killed anyone. 

Speaking to BBC Radio 4, from the refugee camp in Syria where she lives, Lisa said:  'I want myself an actual caliphate, as in a Muslim country. Not like a group, or a brutality group'.   

Ms Smith is originally from Dundalk in Co Louth, close to the Irish border with Northern Ireland.

She has said the father of her child was a suspected member of IS who died last year.

Ms Smith held a relatively lowly role in the Defence Forces but worked on the official Irish Government jet.

She accompanied former president Mary Robinson and then Taoiseach Bertie Ahern on journeys.

Significant numbers of Europeans left for Syria to fight for and against IS during a bloody war which destroyed the Middle Eastern country and produced millions of refugees.

Ms Smith has denied being involved in violence.

Irish Taoiseach Leo Varadkar said she should have the right of return to Ireland and that removing her citizenship would not be right or compassionate. 

Lisa (third from right, circled) also denied training young girls to fight for the terrorist group. Pictured here meeting then taoiseach Bertie Ahern while in the Irish army in 2008

Lisa (third from right, circled) also denied training young girls to fight for the terrorist group.

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