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Tuesday 30 May 2023 Dublin: 13°C

# Malta

Last year
# Report
Underwhelming end to Ireland's 2022 as Robinson secures victory over Malta
This 1-0 win will be quickly forgotten as manager Stephen Kenny builds towards European Championship qualifiers next March.
# evan almighty
Evan Ferguson in contention for Euro 2024 campaign after 'early promotion' to senior squad
Ferguson has been picked in the squad for the upcoming friendlies with Norway and Malta.
# International Friendlies
Ireland to play Norway and Malta in November
Two fixtures have been announced for Stephen Kenny’s side today.
All time
# Daphne Galizia
Inquiry into Malta journalist’s death blames state which 'created an atmosphere of impunity'
Daphne Caruana Galizia’s family had sought the inquiry into the 2017 car bombing near the family home in Malta.
# gov island
Irish holidaymakers in Malta end quarantine as Embassy warns against travel without Digital Covid Cert
Malta is the only European country not accepting HSE vaccination cards as proof of vaccination.
# Going abroad
Varadkar apologises to those who have had a 'bad experience' with the Digital Covid Cert helpline
The Tánaiste also said 17,000 certs have been reissued after an “error” with the fada in peoples’ names.
# Malta
Malta confirms seven passengers from Dublin flight must quarantine over 'non-compliant' HSE certs
Passengers on a flight from Dublin on Monday night were told their HSE vaccine cert was not sufficient proof of vaccination.
The Irish holidaymakers can leave quarantine if they obtain a Digital Covid Certificate
Minister of State Ossian Smyth has said he will do everything he can to ensure the certs are issued
The Irish Travel Agents Association says Malta is the only country not accepting HSE vaccination cards
People asked not to contact Digital Covid Cert helpline unless travelling within next 10 days
Irish holidaymakers in Malta placed in mandatory quarantine after HSE vaccine certs not accepted
# covid19
Malta, Hungary and Denmark topping EU vaccine tables - what can we learn from them?
Different approaches to the roll-out have been taken across the EU.
Man jailed for 15 years for murder of Maltese anti-corruption journalist
Anti-corruption journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia was killed in a car-bomb explosion in October 2017.
# Wanted
Man added to Europe's 'Most Wanted List' last seen in Dublin
He is wanted for the murder of a woman in Malta in 2015.
# Malta
Maltese Prime Minister says he is under investigation following death of five migrants
Five people died and seven others went missing while their boat was in distress off Malta’s coast this week.
Explainer: Why is Malta's prime minister standing down over the murder of a journalist?
There have been weeks of protests against Maltese Prime Minister Joseph Muscat.
# Investigation
Senior Maltese government officials resign following probe into murder of journalist Daphne Galizia
The PM’s chief of staff and the tourism minister resigned following public pressure.
Businessman arrested over murder of Maltese journalist in 2017
Anti-corruption journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia was killed by a car bomb.
# Wrap
Spain hammer seven past Malta, Italy score 10th straight win and Sweden book Euro spot
There was plenty of qualification action across the groups on Friday.
# flight from hell
Punches thrown, vodka downed and music blared on chaotic Ryanair flight to Malta
RTÉ reporter Kieran Dineen has said several brawls broke out during the flight.
# migrant crisis
Oil tanker hijacked by rescued migrants arrives in Malta after being turned back towards Europe
The tanker had been heading to Libya.
# euro 2020 qualifier
Stepping in for absent Spain boss Enrique the 'worst day' of assistant coach's career
The manager had to miss Spain’s Malta win due to a family emergency.
# Job Done
Spain labour to victory in the absence of manager
Luis Enrique missed the win over Malta due to a family emergency.
# Malta
Ireland to accept 5 migrant minors from Malta following EU deal to relocate almost 300 people
Almost 50 migrants who were stranded at sea for weeks aboard two rescue ships arrived in Malta yesterday.
# migrant crisis
Ireland to accept migrants from Malta following EU deal to relocate almost 300 people
49 migrants stranded at sea for weeks arrived in Malta today following the deal.
# bolt from the blue
Maltese champions Valletta have offered Usain Bolt a two-year professional contract
Maltese champions are majority-owned by a group of investors from the UAE.
# Mediterranean
Malta to allow rescue ship Aquarius to dock but migrants will be sent to other EU countries
The 141 migrants on board will be distributed among France, Germany, Luxembourg, Portugal and Spain.
# Migrants
Ireland agrees to take in 25 migrants from stranded Lifeline ship
The Lifeline boat has 234 migrants on board and has been refused permission to dock in a number of countries.
# immigration debate
Spain allows stranded rescue boat with over 600 migrants, including 7 pregnant women, to dock
For a second day, Italy and Malta refused to let a rescue ship with 629 people aboard dock in their ports.
# the daphne project
International media come together to shed light on gruesome killing of Maltese journalist
Outspoken journalist and blogger Daphne Caruana Galizia (53) was murdered in October 2016 after a bomb was placed under her car.
Eight arrested over murder of Maltese investigative journalist who was killed in car bomb
Prime Minister Joseph Muscat announced the arrests in a statement this morning.
# Tax avoidance
Bono and Queen Elizabeth are among the world's super rich exposed in the Paradise Papers
The Guardian reports that Bono used a company based in Malta to buy a Lithuanian shopping centre.
# Murder
Maltese journalist's funeral held after media and politicians told to stay away
Daphne Galizia died after she was blown up in a car bombing on 16 October.
# reward
Malta offers €1 million euro reward over journalist's murder
The 53-year-old woman died in a car bombing on Monday.
# substantial reward
'We don't want a reward, we want you to resign': Murdered journalist's sons tell Malta PM to quit
“The Prime Minister asked for our endorsement. This is how he can get it: show political responsibility and resign.”
Malta's Prime Minister calls murdered journalist his 'biggest adversary' but promises justice
Daphne Caruana Galizia had written stories on Maltese links to the Panama Papers leaks.
# Government Critic
Investigative journalist killed in Malta car bomb
Daphne Caruana Galizia was a prominent journalist and government critic.
# Sliema
Irish man suffering from 'grievous injuries' after being hit by car in Malta
The police found that a 35-year-old Irishman who lives in the town had been hit by a car.
# gozo
Six-year-old Irish girl seriously injured in Malta
Maltese police said that the girl got into difficulty while swimming in a pool at a private residence.
# Gay Marriage
Malta votes to legalise same-sex marriage
Malta, the EU’s smallest nation, becomes the bloc’s 15th member to legalise same-sex unions.
# gozo
"Heartbreaking": Malta's iconic Azure Window arch has collapsed after a storm
You might have seen the arch in Game of Thrones.
# did it to yourself
Enda off to Malta for EU meeting but Theresa May set to be excluded
All 28 EU leaders will attend today’s meeting in Malta, with Theresa May to be excluded from the afternoon session.
# gaddafi supporters
Two men used fake weapons to hijack Libyan plane
They had claimed to have a grenade when they took over the plane, which had over 100 people on board.
# Libya
Almost 250 migrants, who were forced to sail at gunpoint, feared drowned in Mediterranean
Many of those who sailed today from Libya are believed to have been forced to do so at gunpoint.