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#Palestine

# palestine - Thursday 29 November, 2018

Edna O'Brien and nun working on Gaza Strip among diaspora receiving awards today

Ten people, chosen from 148 nominations, are set to be honoured by President Higgins today.

# palestine - Wednesday 28 November, 2018

Seanad passes Occupied Territories Bill despite government opposition

Despite government opposition, the Bill has cross-party support from Labour, Sinn Féin, Fianna Fáil as well as independent senators.

# palestine - Friday 23 November, 2018

New legal advice finds Occupied Territories Bill is 'fully compliant with EU trade rules'

Despite government opposition, the Bill has cross-party support from Labour, Sinn Féin, Fianna Fáil as well as independent senators.

# palestine - Tuesday 20 November, 2018

Calls for Booking.com to follow Airbnb's move to remove Israeli West Bank settlement listings

Israel strongly denounced Airbnb’s decision and threatened legal action against the company.

# palestine - Saturday 17 November, 2018

Dublin to host summit on Israeli-Palestinian conflict in the new year

The Tánaiste also said Ireland could be forced in to recognising the State of Palestine.

# palestine - Wednesday 14 November, 2018

Explainer: why the resignation of an Israeli Minister over a ceasefire could spell trouble for Benjamin Netanyahu

The move has thrown the ruling Likud government into turmoil, opening up the chance of early elections.

# palestine - Sunday 30 September, 2018

RTÉ won't sanction employees who refuse to travel to Israel for Eurovision

Campaigners have called for next year’s contest to be boycotted.

# palestine - Saturday 29 September, 2018

Simon Coveney: 'It is time to bin climate change denial'

The Tánaiste also used tonight’s speech to the the UN to state the Israel-Palestine conflict is a big foreign policy priority for the Irish government.

# palestine - Saturday 22 September, 2018

Ireland to give extra €1 million to help Palestinian refugees

Mahmoud Abbas met President Michael D Higgins, Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and Tánaiste Simon Coveney today.

# palestine - Saturday 1 September, 2018

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Here’s all the news you need to know this morning.

Tánaiste: US decision to end aid to Palestinian refugee agency is 'shocking'

The US State Department said it was no longer willing to shoulder “the very disproportionate share of the burden”.

# palestine - Sunday 19 August, 2018

'We have twice had to rebuild our village on the West Bank - now our school is under threat'

The principal of the school used by Palestinian children in Susya makes a direct appeal to the Irish government to support them.

# palestine - Friday 17 August, 2018

Palestinian border protesters shot dead by Israeli troops

At least 171 Gazans have been killed by Israeli fire since late March.

# palestine - Thursday 9 August, 2018

Pregnant woman and 18-month-old daughter killed in Israeli air strikes

A Hamas militant was also killed and at least 12 other people were injured.

# palestine - Friday 27 July, 2018

Poll: Would you support restrictions on trade with Israel? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you support restrictions on trade with Israel?

Government ministers look set to clash on a bill which would introduce a trade ban on Israeli goods.

# palestine - Saturday 21 July, 2018

After Israeli strikes on Gaza following soldier's death, a ceasefire is holding steady

Israel did not confirm the ceasefire, which supposedly came into effect at midnight.

# palestine - Friday 13 July, 2018

Israeli minister calls for immediate closure of embassy here following Seanad boycott vote

“We don’t turn the other cheek to those who boycott us.”

# palestine - Wednesday 11 July, 2018

# palestine - Thursday 5 July, 2018

Shatter slams proposed trade ban with lands occupied by Israel; Senator tells him to take the time to read the Bill

Former Justice Minister Alan Shatter accused Fianna Fáil of ‘losing their moral compass’ by supporting the Bill.

# palestine - Tuesday 3 July, 2018

Fianna Fáil to support trade ban with lands held by Israel, but embassy calls it 'immoral'

The Embassy of Israel said the boycott will not facilitate Ireland’s role or influence in the Middle East.

# palestine - Sunday 1 July, 2018

'I've never been a boycott fan': Micheál Martin unlikely to support Eurovision boycott

Martin said his party is considering a Bill tabled in the Seanad that aims to prohibit Ireland from trading with any companies originating in an occupied territory.

# palestine - Wednesday 27 June, 2018

"The resonances are huge": Carrie Crowley on why she's supporting a boycott of the Eurovision in Israel next year Palestine This post contains videos

"The resonances are huge": Carrie Crowley on why she's supporting a boycott of the Eurovision in Israel next year

She was speaking as part of a group of Irish artists and public figures like Eurovision commentator Mike Murphy, music legend Christy Moore and Senator David Norris who launched the boycott campaign today in Dublin.

# palestine - Thursday 14 June, 2018

Calls for RTÉ to boycott the Eurovision Song Contest in Israel next year

Sinn Féin has called on the national broadcaster and the Irish government to boycott Israel which won the song contest this year.

# palestine - Friday 8 June, 2018

Coveney says he had ‘frank dialogue’ with Benjamin Netanyahu about Gaza

Coveney has previously said that it is time for the international community to act to save Gaza.

# palestine - Wednesday 6 June, 2018

Argentina cancels its Israel World Cup friendly in Jerusalem

A Palestinian football boss had urged fans to burn shirts bearing Messi’s name if he played the match in Jerusalem.

# palestine - Saturday 2 June, 2018

US vetoes UN resolution on protecting Palestinians

At least 123 Palestinians have been killed by Israeli fire since the protests began at the end of March.

# palestine - Thursday 31 May, 2018

UN remains deadlocked as envoy warns that Gaza is 'on the brink of war every day'

The UN’s Middle East envoy has predicted that violence will flare up again in June.

# palestine - Wednesday 30 May, 2018

Israel says it strikes 25 Hamas 'military targets' in air raids in the Gaza Strip

Gaza’s Hamas rulers have said in recent hours that they have agreed to a ceasefire, but Israel denied this.

'It is time to step up and bring an end to the destruction of Palestinian homes, lives and livelihoods'

Ireland has had its own history with war, independence and benefitting from EU-US peace-brokering with an occupying force, writes Patrick Costello.

# palestine - Monday 28 May, 2018

Coveney to discuss 'troubling events in Gaza' with EU foreign ministers

The Tánaiste is due to go to Palestine and Israel next week.

# palestine - Friday 18 May, 2018

Egypt opens its borders to Gaza for Ramadan to help 'ease suffering'

The Rafah crossing is the Gaza Strip’s only gateway to the outside world not controlled by Israel.

# palestine - Wednesday 16 May, 2018

Poll: Should Ireland expel its Israeli Ambassador? Gaza Strip This post contains a poll

Poll: Should Ireland expel its Israeli Ambassador?

Mary Lou McDonald has said that the Israeli Ambassador should “pack his bags and go” after recent deaths in the Gaza Strip.

# palestine - Tuesday 15 May, 2018

'Stand in solidarity with us': Crowd protests in Dublin at killing of 60 Palestinians by Israeli troops

Israel has faced widespread international condemnation for the killings.

# palestine - Monday 14 May, 2018

55 Palestinians - including children under 16 - killed by Israeli troops as US opens its new embassy in Jerusalem

The surge in fatalities led South Africa to recall its ambassador in Israel “with immediate effect until further notice”.

Israel calls on Ireland to follow US example and move its embassy to Jerusalem

The United States officially opened its new embassy in Jerusalem today.

# palestine - Saturday 5 May, 2018

From The42 'I got a notion one time and I went to a hypnotist in Limerick' Irish Abroad

'I got a notion one time and I went to a hypnotist in Limerick'

Ex-Munster hooker Duncan Casey and Grenoble are one win away from promotion into the Top 14.

# palestine - Friday 4 May, 2018

Palestinian president apologises over alleged anti-semitic Holocaust remarks

His comments sparked global anger, with the United States, United Nations, European Union and others criticising them.

# palestine - Saturday 28 April, 2018

Palestinian teen dies as death toll from new Gaza demonstrations increases to 45

Forty-five Palestinians have been killed by Israeli fire since 30 March.

# palestine - Friday 13 April, 2018

Tear gas and black smoke: Protesters are burning Israeli flags in Gaza

At least 30 Palestinians have been wounded, with one shot in the head.

Dublin Lord Mayor signs document saying he will not enter Israel again without government permission

Efforts were made to refuse Mícheál Mac Donncha entry to the country.

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