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# poland - Sunday 6 September, 2020

'Green List': Travel guidance remains unchanged despite Ireland's high 14-day incidence rate
# Latest Data
# Latest Data

'Green List': Travel guidance remains unchanged despite Ireland's high 14-day incidence rate

Sep 6th 2020, 6:30 AM 42,802 Views 27 Comments

Taoiseach Micheál Martin said there will be no changes to the list until a new roadmap is published.

# poland - Monday 31 August, 2020

Sharp spike in travel to and from Ireland in last month
# Travel
# Travel

Sharp spike in travel to and from Ireland in last month

Aug 31st 2020, 5:05 PM 50,705 Views 44 Comments

CSO data shows that travel in July was still significantly lower than in 2019.

# poland - Saturday 8 August, 2020

Polish police clash with demonstrators protesting against LGBT activist's arrest
# Warsaw
# Warsaw

Polish police clash with demonstrators protesting against LGBT activist's arrest

Aug 8th 2020, 3:11 PM 45,596 Views 92 Comments

Warsaw police said that 48 people were arrested.

# poland - Friday 7 August, 2020

Court of Appeal rules that child brought to Ireland by mother should be returned to native Poland
# Courts
# Courts

Court of Appeal rules that child brought to Ireland by mother should be returned to native Poland

Aug 7th 2020, 10:47 AM 33,909 Views 0 Comments

The boy’s father brought proceedings before the Irish courts.

# poland - Thursday 6 August, 2020

Opponents boycott ceremony as Poland's president sworn in for second term
# Andrzej Duda
# Andrzej Duda

Opponents boycott ceremony as Poland's president sworn in for second term

Aug 6th 2020, 6:10 PM 19,386 Views 55 Comments

Opponents have accused Andrzej Duda of undermining the constitution and of running a homophobic campaign.

# poland - Tuesday 14 July, 2020

'It's hard to be optimistic': Many Poles in Ireland uneasy at re-election of populist president
# Election
# Election

'It's hard to be optimistic': Many Poles in Ireland uneasy at re-election of populist president

Jul 14th 2020, 6:10 AM 28,868 Views 52 Comments

Andrzej Duda saw off a liberal challenger in a closely fought contest.

# poland - Monday 13 July, 2020

Conservative candidate on course for narrow victory in Poland's presidential election
# Second Term
# Second Term

Conservative candidate on course for narrow victory in Poland's presidential election

Jul 13th 2020, 7:59 AM 12,820 Views 47 Comments

With 99.97% of votes counted, Andrzej Duda was on 51.21% and ahead of liberal rival Rafal Trzaskowski.

# poland - Tuesday 16 June, 2020

Germany pledges €120 million to preserve Auschwitz concentration camp
# Nazi History
# Nazi History

Germany pledges €120 million to preserve Auschwitz concentration camp

Jun 16th 2020, 8:43 PM 27,174 Views 105 Comments

The death camp, which is located in Poland, was where Nazi officials murdered 1.1 million people.

# poland - Thursday 2 April, 2020

Poland, Hungary and Czech Republic broke EU law by refusing refugees, European Court of Justice rules
# Refugee Crisis
# Refugee Crisis

Poland, Hungary and Czech Republic broke EU law by refusing refugees, European Court of Justice rules

Apr 2nd 2020, 2:08 PM 19,196 Views 84 Comments

They ‘failed to fulfil their obligations under European Union law,’ the ECJ held.

# poland - Saturday 14 March, 2020

Ryanair cancels all flights to and from Poland in response to ban on foreign travellers
# Grounded
# Grounded

Ryanair cancels all flights to and from Poland in response to ban on foreign travellers

Mar 14th 2020, 3:36 PM 87,406 Views 39 Comments

The airline has said it will contact affected passengers in the wake of the measure.

# poland - Monday 27 January, 2020

Auschwitz survivors warn of rising anti-Semitism 75 years on
# Holocaust
# Holocaust

Auschwitz survivors warn of rising anti-Semitism 75 years on

Jan 27th 2020, 10:52 PM 15,540 Views 38 Comments

About 200 camp survivors attended today’s service.

# poland - Friday 24 January, 2020

Legal chaos in Poland amid warning that country is no longer 'governed by rule of law'
# Eu Crisis
# Eu Crisis

Legal chaos in Poland amid warning that country is no longer 'governed by rule of law'

Jan 24th 2020, 10:24 AM 60,514 Views 79 Comments

The Polish government has pushed through legislation to make it easier to fire judges.

# poland - Sunday 1 September, 2019

Germany asks Poland for forgiveness, 80 years on from beginning of World War II
# World War II
# World War II

Germany asks Poland for forgiveness, 80 years on from beginning of World War II

Sep 1st 2019, 11:17 AM 35,150 Views 49 Comments

Nearly six million Poles died in the conflict that killed more than 50 million people overall.

# poland - Friday 23 August, 2019

Two children among five dead after lightning strike hits metal cross on Polish mountain
# Freak Storm
# Freak Storm

Two children among five dead after lightning strike hits metal cross on Polish mountain

Aug 23rd 2019, 11:48 AM 15,420 Views 37 Comments

The thunderstorm hit Poland and Slovakia’s Tatra mountains.

# poland - Thursday 22 August, 2019

Multiple fatalities as lightning strike hits cross at Polish pilgrimage site
# Mount Giewont
# Mount Giewont

Multiple fatalities as lightning strike hits cross at Polish pilgrimage site

Aug 22nd 2019, 6:26 PM 44,239 Views 50 Comments

The lightning reportedly struck the large cross on the Giewont summit at a time when many hikers were present.

# poland - Friday 5 July, 2019

Eva Kor, survivor of Auschwitz doctor Mengele, dies aged 85
# Poland
# Poland

Eva Kor, survivor of Auschwitz doctor Mengele, dies aged 85

Jul 5th 2019, 1:53 PM 45,732 Views 30 Comments

Kor passed away in Poland during a trip to the Holocaust site.

# poland - Saturday 15 June, 2019

A search is under way for a century-old 'solidarity' book sent from Poland's children to Ireland
# Unsolved Mystery
# Unsolved Mystery

A search is under way for a century-old 'solidarity' book sent from Poland's children to Ireland

Jun 15th 2019, 10:00 PM 28,870 Views 14 Comments

The book was a thank you gift after Ireland sent its own version in response to the Września children’s strike of 1901.

# poland - Friday 7 June, 2019

Polish minister defends hunting of beavers by claiming their tails are an aphrodisiac
# Oh Dam
# Oh Dam

Polish minister defends hunting of beavers by claiming their tails are an aphrodisiac

Jun 7th 2019, 10:45 PM 17,587 Views 31 Comments

The minister said hunting quotas for beavers were far from being depleted.

# poland - Tuesday 21 May, 2019

'A great joy': Woman gives birth to Poland's first sextuplets
# Sextuplets
# Sextuplets

'A great joy': Woman gives birth to Poland's first sextuplets

May 21st 2019, 5:16 PM 39,438 Views 12 Comments

The babies range in weight from 890 grammes to 1.3 kilogrammes.

# poland - Tuesday 9 April, 2019

'The equivalent of the Euros': Dublin quidditch team heading to Poland for international tournament
# Harry Potter
# Harry Potter

'The equivalent of the Euros': Dublin quidditch team heading to Poland for international tournament

Apr 9th 2019, 11:16 AM 15,929 Views 31 Comments

Players describe the sport as a ‘mix of rugby and dodgeball’ and involves the team members sitting on brooms.

# poland - Monday 1 April, 2019

Catholic priests in Poland burn Harry Potter and Twilight books
# Sacrilege
# Sacrilege

Catholic priests in Poland burn Harry Potter and Twilight books

Apr 1st 2019, 12:46 PM 83,739 Views 63 Comments

Photos show priests carrying a basket of books and other items including an African-styled face mask.

# poland - Sunday 10 March, 2019

'That medal is the outcome of a lot of hard work, not just 100 laps I did on the track'
# On The Right Track
From The42
# On The Right Track

'That medal is the outcome of a lot of hard work, not just 100 laps I did on the track'

Mar 10th 2019, 7:15 AM 2,462 Views 3 Comments

Lydia Boylan discusses her world silver medal success, dealing with disappointment and uprooting her life in search of Olympic glory.

# poland - Friday 22 February, 2019

Cases of sex abuse by priests in Poland exposed in new report
# Catholic Church
# Catholic Church

Cases of sex abuse by priests in Poland exposed in new report

Feb 22nd 2019, 9:34 AM 14,684 Views 75 Comments

The document details the cases of 85 priests convicted of paedophilia.

# poland - Monday 18 February, 2019

Polish PM cancels Israel trip after reports of Netanyahu saying 'Poles collaborated with Nazis'
# Holocaust
# Holocaust

Polish PM cancels Israel trip after reports of Netanyahu saying 'Poles collaborated with Nazis'

Feb 18th 2019, 8:27 AM 15,063 Views 58 Comments

The Israeli prime minister’s office has said that he was “misquoted” in the article, and said that he meant individual Poles.

# poland - Saturday 9 February, 2019

'I've been in Ireland for 18 years, I love the country, but in football there is a lot of negativity'
# Mindset
From The42
# Mindset

'I've been in Ireland for 18 years, I love the country, but in football there is a lot of negativity'

Feb 9th 2019, 7:30 AM 15,081 Views 2 Comments

UCD U19s boss Maciej Tarnogrodzki offers his thoughts on the development of young Irish players.

# poland - Saturday 19 January, 2019

'It's hatred that killed Pawel': Poland bids farewell to murdered mayor
# Pawel Adamowicz
# Pawel Adamowicz

'It's hatred that killed Pawel': Poland bids farewell to murdered mayor

Jan 19th 2019, 11:42 AM 9,999 Views 20 Comments

Adamowicz, 53, was stabbed in the heart in front of hundreds of people at a charity fundraiser last weekend.

# poland - Monday 14 January, 2019

Dortmund legend Blaszczykowski set to rejoin boyhood club taking no salary and donating €300,000
# Respect
From The42
# Respect

Dortmund legend Blaszczykowski set to rejoin boyhood club taking no salary and donating €300,000

Jan 14th 2019, 7:56 PM 16,704 Views 6 Comments

The two-time Bundesliga champion will rejoin boyhood club Wisla Krakow, where he won a Polish title in 2005.

Mayor of Polish city dies after being stabbed at charity event
# Gdánsk
# Gdánsk

Mayor of Polish city dies after being stabbed at charity event

Updated Jan 14th 2019, 1:49 PM 39,959 Views 17 Comments

Pawel Adamowicz was in surgery for five hours following the stabbing in Gdansk.

# poland - Friday 11 January, 2019

Huawei employee arrested in Poland on suspicion of spying for China
# Arrest
# Arrest

Huawei employee arrested in Poland on suspicion of spying for China

Jan 11th 2019, 3:04 PM 11,965 Views 27 Comments

The Chinese foreign ministry told AFP it was “highly concerned” by the arrest.

# poland - Monday 7 January, 2019

Victims of Poland escape room fire to be buried together
# Escape Room
# Escape Room

Victims of Poland escape room fire to be buried together

Jan 7th 2019, 2:29 PM 17,176 Views 0 Comments

Players in escape room games are locked inside a room or building and must solve puzzles to unlock the door.

# poland - Sunday 6 January, 2019

Polish officials shut down 13 escape rooms over safety flaws after 5 teenage girls die in fire
# Investigation
# Investigation

Polish officials shut down 13 escape rooms over safety flaws after 5 teenage girls die in fire

Jan 6th 2019, 4:42 PM 19,812 Views 8 Comments

Firefighters found the victims’ bodies after they extinguished a fire next to the locked room.

# poland - Friday 4 January, 2019

Five teenage girls die and one man injured after fire breaks out in Polish escape room
# Koszalin
# Koszalin

Five teenage girls die and one man injured after fire breaks out in Polish escape room

Updated Jan 4th 2019, 10:46 PM 66,557 Views 10 Comments

The man with severe burns was taken to an intensive care unit.

# poland - Sunday 16 December, 2018

UN climate summit: The three key outcomes you need to know
# Katowice
# Katowice

UN climate summit: The three key outcomes you need to know

Dec 16th 2018, 10:52 AM 10,630 Views 43 Comments

Minister for Climate Action and Environment, Richard Bruton, said Ireland is fully committed to implementing the Paris Agreement.

# poland - Monday 3 December, 2018

David Attenborough:'The collapse of our civilisation is on the horizon'
# Climate Change
# Climate Change

David Attenborough:'The collapse of our civilisation is on the horizon'

Dec 3rd 2018, 8:03 PM 57,884 Views 104 Comments

The TV presenter (92) issued an appeal to world leaders at a UN climate summit.

# poland - Monday 19 November, 2018

High Court orders surrender of Polish man at centre of extradition row
# Courts
# Courts

High Court orders surrender of Polish man at centre of extradition row

Nov 19th 2018, 11:45 AM 14,383 Views 0 Comments

Artur Celmer had claimed he could not get a fair trial in Poland.

# poland - Sunday 11 November, 2018

Poland independence day march overshadowed by far-right demonstrations
# Warsaw
# Warsaw

Poland independence day march overshadowed by far-right demonstrations

Nov 11th 2018, 7:00 PM 31,484 Views 145 Comments

Among the slogans that participants shouted were “USA, empire of evil” and “Poland, white and Catholic.”

# poland - Saturday 10 November, 2018

Donald Tusk lashes out at Trump's stance on 'strong and united' Europe
# Donald Vs Donald
# Donald Vs Donald

Donald Tusk lashes out at Trump's stance on 'strong and united' Europe

Nov 10th 2018, 4:40 PM 20,180 Views 86 Comments

The European Union chief also warned against the emergence of a “brownshirt” nationalist front in EU elections.

# poland - Thursday 1 November, 2018

Landmark case involving extradition of Polish man back before High Court
# Artur Celmer
# Artur Celmer

Landmark case involving extradition of Polish man back before High Court

Nov 1st 2018, 9:06 AM 20,459 Views 0 Comments

Artur Celmer has argued that he will not get a fair trial in his own country.

# poland - Wednesday 12 September, 2018

O'Neill hopeful of Arter return after Keane row
# Reaction
From The42
# Reaction

O'Neill hopeful of Arter return after Keane row

Sep 12th 2018, 12:30 AM 6,861 Views 8 Comments

The Republic of Ireland manager was asked about the row involving the Cardiff City midfielder after tonight’s game.

# poland - Tuesday 11 September, 2018

As it happened: Poland v Ireland, International friendly From The42
Live Sep 11th 2018, 7:15 PM

As it happened: Poland v Ireland, International friendly