Terence Kelly (49) , A former Nurse and Catholic Altar boy turned Islamist , from the liberties in Dublin has reportedly died carrying out an Islamic State Suicide bombing in Mosul Iraq.
Islamic State has claimed Mr Kelly, who it referred to as Abu Osama Irelandi, was killed after he drove an armoured truck full of explosives at an Iraqi militia group outside the Iraqi city of Mosul on Friday.
Brother martyr Abu Osama Irelandi, may Allah accept his soul, attacked a group of animals from the Hashd (Shia militia) in the village of Ghzayel Al-Kabir
- ISIS Statement
Mr Kelly , who converted to Islam while imprisoned in Saudi Arabia in 2000 for selling alcohoI and who said he dreamt of seeing the ‘black flag of Islam’ over Dáil Éireann appeared on the RTE Late Late show back in 2003 dressed in black and grey robes accompanied by a fellow member of British based organisation al-Muhajiroun, during the show he defended the 9/11 attacks and claimed one day the world would be ruled by sharia law. He also appeared on CNN to argue that the 2005 London transport bombings were justified due to British foreign policy.
in 2011 ahead of US president Barack Obama’s visit to the Republic. He was quoted as telling a newspaper that he expected Al Qaeda to kill Mr Obama during his visit. “Personally I would feel happy if Obama was killed,” he said. “How could I not feel happy when a big enemy of Islam is gone”
Below , Mr Kelly appears on the Late Late Show in 2003 .