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Muslim scholar speaks about stopping Irish youth from joining Islamic State
by David Kearns
A prominent Muslim scholar has spoken about how he stopped an Irish youth from joining Islamic State.
Shaykh Dr Umar al-Qadri said he was approached by a young Irish Muslim (21) last year who expressed an interest in going to Iraq and fighting "in the name of Islam".
"This vulnerable young man was very confused and did not understand that ISIS and Islamic State did not represent Islam.
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