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# Iceland

Last month
May 2023
# Dispute
Iceland staff complain of erratic, 'hit-and-miss' wage payments under new owners
The parent company sold its 27 Irish stores in February.
# whales
Taoiseach wants to 'see an end' to whaling and will raise the issue with Icelandic PM
Iceland, Norway, and Japan are the only countries that still hunt whales commercially.
# Ukraine
Taoiseach signs 'Register of Damages' for those who have suffered from ongoing war in Ukraine
It’s described as the ‘first step towards an international compensation mechanism for victims of Russian aggression’.
# reykjavik
Zelenskyy thanks Council of Europe for 'damages register' and calls for additional fighter jets
He also called on leaders to support Ukraine’s ‘peace formula’.
# reykjavik
Varadkar lends support to Ukraine 'damages register' and pledges new funding to Council of Europe
Russia was excluded as a member last year and the ongoing war in Ukraine will dominate the Summit.
This year
# U21
Cannon and Kenny strike as 10-man Ireland overcome Iceland
Jim Crawford’s side come from behind to earn victory in Cork friendly.
Last year
Supermarket chain Iceland to pay €12,000 to Travellers over discrimination claim at Irish store
The group were told to leave the supermarket shortly after entering.
# festival fun
Heading to Electric Picnic 2022? Here's everything you need to know
It’s the first Electric Picnic since 2019.
# sulphur dioxide
Noxious gases from erupting Icelandic volcano threaten nearby village
The pollution could reach the capital Reykjavik, 40 kilometres from the volcano, by tomorrow.
# Eruption
Deja vu as new Iceland volcano erupts near capital
The activity may have been caused by a magnitude 5.47 earthquake on Sunday which moved the surrounding land 16 cm northwest.
# Wrap
Belgium secure last Euro 2022 quarter-final spot as Iceland fall short despite France draw
Iceland became the first side to bow out of a women’s Euro from the group stage unbeaten.
# All Square
Vanhaevermaet scores equalising penalty as Belgium ensure share of the spoils with Iceland
The sides played out a 1-1 draw in their Group D opener at Euro 2022.
# U19
Five new faces in Ireland squad for friendlies against Iceland in Spain
Tom Mohan’s team play in Pinatar next week.
# dalvik
American tourist dies and two tourists injured following Iceland avalanche
Around 130 rescuers were sent to the scene.
# josh neuman
US YouTuber and Belgian influencer among four dead in Iceland plane crash
The plane was found at the bottom of Lake Thingvallavatn.
# Golden Circle
500 rescuers search for missing tourist plane in Iceland
The plane hasn’t been heard from since taking off from Reykjavik yesterday morning.
All time
# Iceland
Iceland falls short of Europe's first women-majority parliament
Of the 63 seats in the Althing parliament, 30 were won by women, or 47.6 percent, following the recount.
# Althing parliament
Iceland elects Europe's first women-majority parliament
Iceland does not have legal quotas on female representation in parliament.
# Iceland
Iceland takes to the polls in general election as government hangs by a thread
Prime Minister Katrin Jakobsdottir faces an up hill battle to continue in Government.
# Where's Wally?
Wally the Walrus spotted in Iceland 'on journey home to the Arctic'
Wally was spotted over 1,400 km away from his last known location in West Cork.
# Waiting Game
German football team stranded in Scotland for hours after plane makes unexpected landing
The team was returning from their World Cup qualifier in Iceland.
# stepping down
Iceland football federation resigns en masse over sex assault scandal
KSI chairman, Gudni Bergsson, had already departed late on Sunday.
# Growing Payne
First Ireland goal was 'a long time coming' for Heather Payne
The 21-year-old opened her international account during last Friday’s 3-2 loss to Iceland.
# we go again
First-half display 'wasn't good enough' but Ireland ready to put things right in Reykjavik
After Friday’s 3-2 defeat, Vera Pauw’s side are due to meet Iceland again on Tuesday evening.
# Reaction
Vera Pauw: 'We blame ourselves. It's no excuse, but we need to help the players get used to that level'
The Ireland boss echoed the need for her players to train with boys and feel more ‘pressure’ after last night’s friendly defeat to Iceland.
# Made in Grange
Childhood friends from Cork could make Ireland debuts in the same week
Saoirse Noonan will be hoping to emulate Chiedozie Ogbene when Ireland take on Iceland tomorrow.
# Reykjanes Peninsula
Iceland volcano erupts after laying dormant for 6,000 years
The glow from the lava could be seen about 20 miles away from the outskirts of Reykjavik.
# Visitors
Iceland to open borders to all who've had Covid jab from Thursday
With the new policy, Iceland hopes to boost the flow of visitors from its two largest tourism markets – the United States and Britain.
# France
'His greatest dream': Icelandic man recovering well from double arm transplant
No serious complications have been detected nine days after the operation, doctors said.
# Off the Mark
Rice and Foden open their accounts in England's demolition of Iceland
By netting the opener, Declan Rice became the first West Ham United player to score for England in a decade.
# Not over until it's over
Hungary produce incredible late comeback to reach the Euros at Iceland's expense
Loic Nego equalised in the 88th minute in Budapest, before Dominik Szoboszlai scored an injury-time winner.
# London Calling
Arsenal sign Iceland goalkeeper on four-year deal from Ligue 1 side Dijon
Alex Runarsson joins the Gunners.
# Nations League
Sterling’s last-gasp penalty gifts England win after dramatic finish in Iceland
Harry Kane had a goal disallowed and Kyle Walker was sent-off in the Nations League clash.
# Recall
Iceland recalls two chicken products due to salmonella
The Food Safety Authority of Ireland issued notice of the recall today.
Iceland Vegetable Lasagne batch recalled due to possible presence of plastic
The Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI) issued the recall today.
# not so vegan
Iceland recalls a number of vegan products due to undeclared milk
The FSAI announced the recall on its website this afternoon.
# total recall
Yet more batches of houmous have been recalled as salmonella scare continues
This is the fifth recall of houmous products in recent days.
# Bernard Matthews
Batches of turkey dinosaurs recalled by Iceland as they may contain small metal pieces
The batches in question are dated best before November 2020.
# under the sea
Watch: Irish archaeologists abroad transform 360-year-old Iceland shipwreck into virtual reality
Two Irish maritime archaeologists living in Iceland and Australia have created a virtual reality video of an old shipwreck.
# Euro Vision
Unbeaten France all but seal qualification as Giroud makes Iceland pay the penalty
The world champions inflicted a first home qualifier defeat in six years on Iceland.