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#ETA

# eta - Thursday 9 December, 2021

Ireland to raise concerns over UK plans for non-Irish EU citizens to need visa to cross NI border
# Brexit
# Brexit

Ireland to raise concerns over UK plans for non-Irish EU citizens to need visa to cross NI border

Dec 9th 2021, 3:42 PM 24,486 Views 71 Comments

The Nationality and Borders Bill is currently going through the House of Commons.

# eta - Wednesday 4 November, 2020

Three dead as Storm Eta lashes Nicaragua with rain, sparking deadly mudslides
# Nicaragua
# Nicaragua

Three dead as Storm Eta lashes Nicaragua with rain, sparking deadly mudslides

Nov 4th 2020, 2:27 PM 5,534 Views 3 Comments

The storm has weakened from the Category 4 hurricane that battered the coast.

# eta - Friday 24 July, 2020

Ex-ETA boss, Anboto, sentenced to 122 years for ordering soldier's murder
# Basque Separatist
# Basque Separatist

Ex-ETA boss, Anboto, sentenced to 122 years for ordering soldier's murder

Jul 24th 2020, 10:36 PM 24,292 Views 23 Comments

Anboto was handed over on a European warrant in connection with the murder of Luciano Cortizo Alonso who died in a car bomb attack.

# eta - Thursday 16 May, 2019

Former leader of Basque separatist group ETA arrested after 16 years on the run
# Basque Country
# Basque Country

Former leader of Basque separatist group ETA arrested after 16 years on the run

May 16th 2019, 9:09 AM 14,647 Views 38 Comments

ETA disbanded in 2018.

# eta - Friday 4 May, 2018

Gerry Adams quotes Bobby Sands and hails 'historic moment' at Basque peace conference
# Reconciliation
# Reconciliation

Gerry Adams quotes Bobby Sands and hails 'historic moment' at Basque peace conference

May 4th 2018, 12:47 PM 17,349 Views 91 Comments

The former Sinn Féin leader was speaking at a Basque peace conference today.

# eta - Thursday 3 May, 2018

Basque separatists set to formally disband after four decades of violence
# Guns Down
# Guns Down

Basque separatists set to formally disband after four decades of violence

May 3rd 2018, 7:17 AM 9,901 Views 16 Comments

ETA waged a relentless campaign of killings and kidnappings in its fight for an independent Basque homeland.

# eta - Friday 20 April, 2018

Basque separatist group ETA apologises for 'pain' and 'harm' it caused
# Lo Siento
# Lo Siento

Basque separatist group ETA apologises for 'pain' and 'harm' it caused

Apr 20th 2018, 8:12 AM 9,429 Views 17 Comments

The statement came just days before ETA is expected to announce its dissolution.

# eta - Saturday 17 February, 2018

Ireland 2040: Grand designs but which of these projects can we expect to see first?
# ETA
# ETA

Ireland 2040: Grand designs but which of these projects can we expect to see first?

Feb 17th 2018, 9:15 AM 27,496 Views 55 Comments

Inclusion in the big launch yesterday does not necessarily mean all projects will be realised this year – or even this decade.

# eta - Saturday 8 April, 2017

Basque separatists ETA hand over weapons and completely disarm
# Decommissioning
# Decommissioning

Basque separatists ETA hand over weapons and completely disarm

Apr 8th 2017, 11:41 AM 12,301 Views 17 Comments

ETA says its initiative will bring the final curtain down on a decades-long armed campaign.

# eta - Tuesday 24 June, 2014

A man accused of assassinating a Spanish general has been extradited from Belfast
# ETA
# ETA

A man accused of assassinating a Spanish general has been extradited from Belfast

Jun 24th 2014, 1:41 PM 6,650 Views 6 Comments

Fermin Vila Michelena is accused of being part of an ETA bombing campaign.

# eta - Saturday 1 March, 2014

ETA confirms disarmament move, Spanish media calls it 'a farce'
# Basque
# Basque

ETA confirms disarmament move, Spanish media calls it 'a farce'

Mar 1st 2014, 2:53 PM 5,228 Views 43 Comments

A statement during the week has been confirmed by ETA, but the Spanish government is indifferent.

# eta - Sunday 23 February, 2014

ETA hand over cache of weapons ahead of potential disarmament
# Basque Conflict
# Basque Conflict

ETA hand over cache of weapons ahead of potential disarmament

Feb 23rd 2014, 2:21 PM 6,406 Views 77 Comments

International monitors have given evidence of the handover but the Spansih Government does not recognise their work.

# eta - Saturday 11 January, 2014

Basque protesters defy Madrid ruling in Bilbao demonstration
# Basque Conflict
# Basque Conflict

Basque protesters defy Madrid ruling in Bilbao demonstration

Jan 11th 2014, 6:57 PM 10,521 Views 18 Comments

A court ruling had deemed protests in support of ETA prisoners illegal, but tens of thousands of protesters showed up in Bilbao.

# eta - Saturday 30 March, 2013

Suspected ETA chief Javier Lopez Pena dies in Paris hospital
# Terrorism
# Terrorism

Suspected ETA chief Javier Lopez Pena dies in Paris hospital

Mar 30th 2013, 7:31 PM 9,357 Views 25 Comments

The 54-year-old reportedly suffered a stroke.

# eta - Sunday 25 November, 2012

Spain rejects ETA offer to disband: 'We don't talk to terrorists'
# Basque
# Basque

Spain rejects ETA offer to disband: 'We don't talk to terrorists'

Nov 25th 2012, 2:30 PM 5,579 Views 14 Comments

The armed Basque separatist group had said it was willing to speak to the government about a dissolution.

ETA says it’s ready to disband if certain conditions are met
# ETA
# ETA

ETA says it’s ready to disband if certain conditions are met

Nov 25th 2012, 7:30 AM 3,194 Views 4 Comments

The armed Basque separatist group has issued a statement saying it wants to bring home some of its prisoners.

# eta - Sunday 21 October, 2012

Spain goes to polls in two crucial local elections
# Spain
# Spain

Spain goes to polls in two crucial local elections

Oct 21st 2012, 12:36 PM 2,449 Views 1 Comment

Elections are taking place in the Basque Country – the first since ETA renounced violence – and Mariano Rajoy’s home area of Galicia.

# eta - Monday 30 January, 2012

Bertie Ahern collects peace award in the Basque Country
# Basque
# Basque

Bertie Ahern collects peace award in the Basque Country

Jan 30th 2012, 1:00 PM 3,920 Views 61 Comments

The former Taoiseach picked up the award for his work in brokering ETA’s permanent ceasefire.

# eta - Friday 21 October, 2011

The Daily Fix: Friday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Friday

Oct 21st 2011, 7:50 PM 1,258 Views 0 Comments

In tonight’s Fix: TheJournal.ie meets the presidential candidates; the latest from Libya; and why you should be VERY careful while shopping for wine.

No talks with ETA following ceasefire, says Spain
# ETA
# ETA

No talks with ETA following ceasefire, says Spain

Oct 21st 2011, 4:34 PM 176 Views 3 Comments

The Basque separatist group ETA announced that it would lay down its arms yesterday – but the Spanish government has ruled out talks.

# eta - Thursday 20 October, 2011

The Daily Fix: Thursday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Thursday

Oct 20th 2011, 7:59 PM 1,804 Views 5 Comments

In tonight’s Fix: Muammar Gaddafi is dead; the Race for the Áras continues apace with less than a week to polling day, and how one Tullamore pub is celebrating the death of a despot…

Eta calls definitive end to armed conflict
# Basque
# Basque

Eta calls definitive end to armed conflict

Oct 20th 2011, 6:34 PM 409 Views 13 Comments

Basque separatist group Eta has called a definitive cessation to its armed campaign.

# eta - Monday 17 October, 2011

Adams and Ahern in Spain for talks on Basque separatism
# Basque Country
# Basque Country

Adams and Ahern in Spain for talks on Basque separatism

Oct 17th 2011, 12:07 PM 547 Views 5 Comments

Bertie Ahern and Gerry Adams hope their experience in the North’s peace process can be used for good in the Basque Country.

# eta - Sunday 16 October, 2011

Adams, Ahern travel to Spain for Basque peace talks
# Basque Conflict
# Basque Conflict

Adams, Ahern travel to Spain for Basque peace talks

Oct 16th 2011, 1:53 PM 792 Views 18 Comments

Bertie Aherne and Gerry Adams will join Kofi Annan in Spain to try and broker peace talks between the Spanish government and Basque separatists.

# eta - Monday 10 January, 2011

Basque separatist group Eta declares permanent ceasefire
# Basque Country
# Basque Country

Basque separatist group Eta declares permanent ceasefire

Jan 10th 2011, 12:32 PM 256 Views 0 Comments

The separatist group has vowed to abandoned its violent campaign for independence and engage in peaceful dialogue.

# eta - Monday 20 September, 2010

Hume will not mediate between Eta and Spanish government
# Mediation
# Mediation

Hume will not mediate between Eta and Spanish government

Sep 20th 2010, 8:43 PM 187 Views 0 Comments

John Hume has said that he has retired from active political life.

# eta - Monday 6 September, 2010

Eta ceasefire ‘insufficient’ says Spanish government
# ETA
# ETA

Eta ceasefire ‘insufficient’ says Spanish government

Sep 6th 2010, 11:53 AM 428 Views 0 Comments

Spanish interior minister says government need Eta to renounce violence before negotiation can begin.

# eta - Sunday 5 September, 2010

Basque separatists ETA announce ceasefire and seek peace talks
# Spain
# Spain

Basque separatists ETA announce ceasefire and seek peace talks

Sep 5th 2010, 12:18 PM 206 Views 0 Comments

The group says in a new video that it is committed to a ‘democratic solution’ on securing Basque independence.