This is the brother of alleged ISIS bride Lisa Smith as he arrived at a court sitting where he faces charges of assaulting a garda and threatening to damage her home.
Padraig Smith, 36, was arrested on December 15 last year for the alleged attack on the officer in which it is alleged she suffered a broken nose and serious injuries to her eye socket.
It’s understood the garda stopped Smith for allegedly driving while using a mobile phone at The Ramparts in Dundalk, Co Louth, at around 5.45pm.
He was arrested and charged with assaulting the female garda causing her harm.
The accused, who has an address at Mountain Court, Point View in Dundalk, is also charged with failing to comply with garda direction and using threatening and abusive behaviour on the same date.
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