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Ireland condemns Israeli 'annexation of Palestinian land'

Ireland condemns Israeli 'annexation of Palestinian land'

Irish government supports parliamentary motion condemning the “de facto annexation of Palestinian land by Israel”.Elad Benari, 26/05/2021 02:01
Irish parliament to vote on motion to expel Israeli ambassador

Irish parliament to vote on motion to expel Israeli ambassador

Motion by socialist party not expected to pass and does not have support of government.Dan Verbin, 25/05/2021 22:15
Ambassador summoned after Ireland accuses Israel of 'brutal response'

Ambassador summoned after Ireland accuses Israel of 'brutal response'

Israel summons Irish ambassador after Ireland's Foreign Minister calls Israel's counter-terror operation 'unacceptable' and 'brutal'.David Rosenberg, 12/05/2021 11:26
Irish FM calls for 'engagement with all key players' in Iran deal

Irish FM calls for 'engagement with all key players' in Iran deal

Irish Foreign Minister says "engagement with all the key players" in 2015 nuclear agreement is required in order to revive the deal.Elad Benari, 10/03/2021 04:37
Rouhani to Europe: Avoid threats in negotiations with Iran

Rouhani to Europe: Avoid threats in negotiations with Iran

Iran's President meets Irish Foreign Minister, says the best way to solve problems is negotiations based on mutual respect.Elad Benari, 08/03/2021 06:06
Irish Foreign Minister to meet Iranian President

Irish Foreign Minister to meet Iranian President

Ireland’s Foreign Minister Simon Coveney to meet Iranian President Hassan Rouhani to discuss 2015 nuclear deal.Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/03/2021 06:06
Ireland returns to coronavirus lockdown

Ireland returns to coronavirus lockdown

Ireland will be the first EU country to return to coronavirus lockdown, as Prime Minister issues nationwide "stay at home" order.Elad Benari, 20/10/2020 01:05
Professor Dolores Cahill: 'Positive test may mean common cold'

Professor Dolores Cahill: 'Positive test may mean common cold'

University College Dublin (UCD) professor promises to 'debunk the narrative' of COVID-19.Mordechai Sones, 26/09/2020 22:36
BDS Bill excluded from Irish Coalition Government program

BDS Bill excluded from Irish Coalition Government program

UK Lawyers for Israel Chief Executive: "It was very important to win this. If we had lost, other EU countries might well have followed."Arutz Sheva Staff, 16/06/2020 15:43
Irish journalist apologizes for anti-Semitic tweet

Irish journalist apologizes for anti-Semitic tweet

Irish Times journalist Kitty Holland apologizes after tweeting that Corbyn's defeat in Britain was "a great result for Zionism".Elad Benari, 17/12/2019 05:40
US diplomats fought BDS in Germany, Ireland

US diplomats fought BDS in Germany, Ireland

US diplomats in Dublin and Berlin pressed lawmakers and officials in Ireland and Germany to oppose bids to boycott Israel.Ron Kampeas/JTA, 17/09/2019 00:12
Dublin seeks to reopen Ireland’s oldest Jewish cemetery

Dublin seeks to reopen Ireland’s oldest Jewish cemetery

Dublin City Council hopes to renovate and reopen Ballybough Cemetery, closed since 1978.Josefin Dolsten/JTA, 15/07/2019 22:06
Ireland to provide aid to UNRWA

Ireland to provide aid to UNRWA

Ireland announces it will provide 5 million Euros to UN agency for “Palestinian refugees”.Elad Benari, 27/06/2019 06:02
Irish Eurovision contestant threatened for performing in Israel

Irish Eurovision contestant threatened for performing in Israel

Ireland’s contestant in the Eurovision song contest says she received hundreds threats and abusive messages after performing in Israel.Marcy Oster/JTA, 04/06/2019 23:00
2 teenagers arrested in Ireland for slaying of journalist

2 teenagers arrested in Ireland for slaying of journalist

Police warn of a 'new breed' of terrorist in North Ireland.Sara Rubenstein, 20/04/2019 22:31
Watch: Anti-Semitic tirade at Irish bar

Watch: Anti-Semitic tirade at Irish bar

Author Tuvia Tenenbaum films patrons at northern Irish bar expressing 'honest' hatred of Jews.Marcy Oster/JTA, 16/04/2019 22:58
A fraudulent piece of anti-Semitic legislation.

A fraudulent piece of anti-Semitic legislation.

Why has Ireland decided to punish Israel and not the rejectionist side that refuses to live as peaceful neighbors with Israel? Barry Shaw, 08/02/2019 07:00
The Berlin nurse saw it all

The Berlin nurse saw it all

The fancy language of boycotting Israel because of this, and because of that, does not fool people, like me, who’ve been around the block a few times. Jack Engelhard, 29/01/2019 18:00
Knesset speaker slams pro-BDS bill in letter to Irish parliament

Knesset speaker slams pro-BDS bill in letter to Irish parliament

'This is a blatant effort to meddle in Israel’s domestic policy, and one that we cannot overlook.'Uzi Baruch, 29/01/2019 14:17
Israel cancels Knesset delegation to Ireland

Israel cancels Knesset delegation to Ireland

As Ireland advances anti-Israel boycott bill, Knesset cancels planned delegation trip to Ireland, as diplomatic row deepens.David Rosenberg, 28/01/2019 11:36
''The days of boycotting Israel are over'

''The days of boycotting Israel are over'

Economy Minister Eli Cohen says Israel is in a far better position to handle boycotts than it was in decades past in response to Irish bill.Benny Toker, 27/01/2019 18:34
Israel excoriates Irish ambassador over 'anti-Semitic' bill

Israel excoriates Irish ambassador over 'anti-Semitic' bill

Israel's foreign ministry excoriates Ireland's ambassador for 'anti-Semitic bill' after Ireland gives initial approval for boycott law.Arutz Sheva Staff, 25/01/2019 13:22
What is it with the Irish?

What is it with the Irish?

Short and to the point. There is no other word for Ireland's action except anti-Semitism. Barry Shaw, 25/01/2019 08:53
Irish Ambassador summoned for reprimand

Irish Ambassador summoned for reprimand

Irish Ambassador to be reprimanded after Irish parliament advances boycott of products from Judea and Samaria.Elad Benari, 24/01/2019 23:34
Foreign Ministry blasts Ireland after pro-BDS bill advances

Foreign Ministry blasts Ireland after pro-BDS bill advances

Israel calls law banning Judea and Samaria products 'pure hostility on the part of its initiators and deserving of full condemnation'.Arutz Sheva Staff, 24/01/2019 21:38
Swastika painted on Irish synagogue

Swastika painted on Irish synagogue

Unidentified individuals paint a swastika on the fence of Ireland’s oldest active synagogue.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 05/01/2019 19:02
Irish Senate approves bill banning 'settlement goods'

Irish Senate approves bill banning 'settlement goods'

Upper house of Irish parliament approves so-called “Occupied Territories Bill”.Elad Benari, 05/12/2018 23:41
Erdan blasts Irish Senate's advancement of 'settlement' boycott

Erdan blasts Irish Senate's advancement of 'settlement' boycott

Strategic Affairs Minister says Irish Senate's decision is "disgraceful" and "tainted by anti-Semitism".Elad Benari, 29/11/2018 00:04
Irish Senate advances bill that bans 'settlement goods'

Irish Senate advances bill that bans 'settlement goods'

Ireland’s Senate advances bill outlawing sale of goods from Jewish communities in Judea and Samaria. Violators may be jailed, fined.JTA, 28/11/2018 22:32
Irish celebrities call for boycott of Eurovision in Israel

Irish celebrities call for boycott of Eurovision in Israel

Group of Irish celebrities urge national broadcaster to boycott Eurovision 2019 in protest over Israel’s treatment of “Palestine”.Elad Benari, 12/10/2018 06:44
Ireland may recognize a Palestinian state

Ireland may recognize a Palestinian state

Irish Foreign Minister says his country may recognize Palestinian state if peace talks with Israel continue to stagnate.Ben Ariel, Canada, 24/09/2018 00:34
'Close Israeli embassy in Ireland'

'Close Israeli embassy in Ireland'

'No reason to talk with those who call to boycott us,' Defense Minister Liberman says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/07/2018 14:59
Erekat welcomes Irish approval of 'settlement' boycott

Erekat welcomes Irish approval of 'settlement' boycott

PLO Secretary-General welcomes Irish Senate’s approval of legislation calling for boycott of Judea and Samaria products.Elad Benari, 12/07/2018 06:16
Irish ambassador summoned for reprimand

Irish ambassador summoned for reprimand

Foreign Ministry summons Irish ambassador to Israel after Irish Senate passes BDS bill. Further steps to be determined when PM returns.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/07/2018 21:45
Irish Senate passes BDS resolution

Irish Senate passes BDS resolution

Bill supporting boycott of Jewish products beyond 'Green Line' passed in Irish Senate by 25-20 majorityArutz Sheva Staff, 11/07/2018 19:07
Irish Senate to vote on boycott of 'settlements'

Irish Senate to vote on boycott of 'settlements'

Irish MP says Israel’s entry ban for BDS supporters will not deter opposition from supporting bill outlawing trade with “settlements”.Ben Ariel, 11/07/2018 06:15
Are you standing with Ireland's boycott of Israel?

Are you standing with Ireland's boycott of Israel?

Are you supporting BDS by donating to organizations that call for boycotting the Jewish State? Check where your money goes. Ronn Torossian, 10/07/2018 20:42
Irish lawmaker to promote Judea and Samaria boycott

Irish lawmaker to promote Judea and Samaria boycott

Irish Senator announces bill she is promoting to boycott products manufactured in Judea and Samaria will be discussed on July 11.Elad Benari, 28/06/2018 06:14
Erdan urges Ireland to cancel terrorist's visit

Erdan urges Ireland to cancel terrorist's visit

Strategic Affairs Minister writes to Irish Minister of Education, demands scheduled visit by terrorist Leila Khaled be cancelled.Elad Benari, 01/06/2018 05:08
Ireland to host anti-Israel terrorist

Ireland to host anti-Israel terrorist

Terrorist who hijacked flight to Israel, attempted to hijack El Al flight, to be hosted by Irish government.Uzi Baruch, 31/05/2018 18:50
Ireland summons Israeli ambassador over deaths of Gaza rioters

Ireland summons Israeli ambassador over deaths of Gaza rioters

Ireland 'shocked, dismayed' over deaths of Gaza rioters, demands Israel show 'restraint' and calls on UN to launch probe into IDF actions.David Rosenberg, 15/05/2018 13:50
Dublin Mayor: Boycott Eurovision when Israel hosts it

Dublin Mayor: Boycott Eurovision when Israel hosts it

Dublin Mayor Micheal Mac Donncha calls for Ireland to boycott the Eurovision Song Contest in 2019 when it is held in Israel.Elad Benari, 15/05/2018 05:45
Irish lawmakers call for boycott of Israel

Irish lawmakers call for boycott of Israel

Two European Parliament lawmakers from Ireland support boycotting Israel following Eurovision victory.Ben Ariel, 14/05/2018 04:06
Netanyahu to Dublin Mayor: You should be ashamed of yourself

Netanyahu to Dublin Mayor: You should be ashamed of yourself

Prime Minister Netanyahu blasts Dublin Mayor Mícheál Mac Donncha who attended anti-Israel conference in Ramallah.Elad Benari, 13/04/2018 03:13
Foreign Ministry summons Irish ambassador

Foreign Ministry summons Irish ambassador

Israel demands explanation after mayor of Dublin attends anti-Israel conference in Ramallah.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/04/2018 19:27
Mayor of Dublin enters Ramallah despite prohibition

Mayor of Dublin enters Ramallah despite prohibition

Ministers Erdan and Deri prevent Dublin Mayor from entering Israel because of his support for BDS. In practice, he arrived in Ramallah.Ben Ariel, 11/04/2018 00:05
When did the Irish become anti-Semitic?

When did the Irish become anti-Semitic?

Is it that every country gets a crack at the Jewish State and it was simply Ireland’s turn? Jack Engelhard, 09/02/2018 11:10
Israel summons Irish ambassador over boycott legislation

Israel summons Irish ambassador over boycott legislation

Ireland's ambassador to Israel summoned for clarifications over legislation prohibiting trade in or from Judea and Samaria.Arutz Sheva Staff, 01/02/2018 05:45
Netanyahu condemns Irish legislation promoting Israel boycott

Netanyahu condemns Irish legislation promoting Israel boycott

Netanyahu condemns Irish legislative initiative which calls for a boycott of Judea and Samaria. Irish Ambassador will be summoned.Nitsan Keidar, 31/01/2018 02:05
'Root causes of incitement must be dealt with''

'Root causes of incitement must be dealt with''

IDF Major General meets with Irish Deputy PM/Foreign Minister; 'Israel will continue to enforce law against illegal construction in Area C.'Mordechai Sones, 09/01/2018 21:57
Pork 'attack' on Belfast Islamic center sparks investigation

Pork 'attack' on Belfast Islamic center sparks investigation

'This is not an attack. 9/11 was an attack. This is sharia. If it’s an attack, it’s an attack on our very freedoms.'Mordechai Sones, 27/12/2017 11:24
Ireland’s Jewish population rises by nearly 29 percent

Ireland’s Jewish population rises by nearly 29 percent

Ireland’s Jewish population rises by nearly 29 percent in five years, after falling steadily since the 1940s.JTA, 16/10/2017 07:11
'Israel and Ireland yearn for the same thing'

'Israel and Ireland yearn for the same thing'

President Rivlin, Irish FM Coveney, speak about cooperation and the importance of peace.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/07/2017 15:28
Dutch man jailed for praising ISIS, threatening to behead Jews

Dutch man jailed for praising ISIS, threatening to behead Jews

Dutch national in Ireland sentenced to 5 years for threatening housemates, praising ISIS terrorist group, and saying he would murder Jews.JTA, 01/06/2017 20:58
Major sea search for missing Irish Coast Guard helicopter

Major sea search for missing Irish Coast Guard helicopter

A major sea search is underway off the West Coast of Ireland after Coast Guard helicopter carrying 4 crew members went missing.Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/03/2017 11:10
Ireland may soon recognize Palestinian state

Ireland may soon recognize Palestinian state

Israel's ambassador to Ireland warns that Irish government may soon recognize Palestinian state, 09/02/2017 11:01
Irish university cancels conference on Israel's legitimacy

Irish university cancels conference on Israel's legitimacy

University College Cork in Ireland cancels conference that questioned the legitimacy of the State of Israel over security issues.JTA, 24/01/2017 02:29