Thinning blue line a farce as top posts stay vacant
No one is in operational charge of state security - not that anybody in authority seems bothered, writes Jim Cusack
Brexit has security as well as financial implications for this country. So do other geopolitical developments affecting the rest of the Western world.
And we also have 'domestic' terrorist groups like the IRA who are consorting with major international terrorist and criminal organisations bent on murdering people and subverting this and other states.
There are significant numbers of Sunni Muslims here who support Islamic State and al-Qa'ida and maniacs who may want to launch attacks in Ireland.