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Tuesday 24 January 2017

An Irish passport cannot be used as a Get Out of Jail card

Published 23/08/2013 | 17:00

Ibrihim Halawa and sisters Fatima, Omaima and Somaia are in custody in Egypt
Ibrihim Halawa and sisters Fatima, Omaima and Somaia are in custody in Egypt

So, some Irish citizens find themselves trapped in a mosque in Cairo as bullets, rubber and otherwise, fly through the air.

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They have accidentally, as you do, found themselves in the middle of a pro-Muslim Brotherhood march while they were in Egypt on holidays when they were on a march that became a riot. Again, as you do.

It's easily done, of course.

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