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Poland at risk of isolation in the EU as it opts to become 'complete outsider'
# Go It Alone
# Go It Alone

Poland at risk of isolation in the EU as it opts to become 'complete outsider'

Mar 10th 2017, 8:30 PM 22,804 Views 31 Comments

The Polish government was the only country to oppose the appointment of Donald Tusk as the bloc’s President.

Cillian Sheridan hopes Poland move will help him get O'Neill and Keane's attention
# Ambition
From The42
# Ambition

Cillian Sheridan hopes Poland move will help him get O'Neill and Keane's attention

Mar 2nd 2017, 7:00 AM 5,433 Views 4 Comments

The Cavan-born striker joined Polish title contenders Jagiellonia Bialystok earlier this week.

Polish prosecutors investigate play that features sex scenes with statue of Saint John Paul II
# The Curse
# The Curse

Polish prosecutors investigate play that features sex scenes with statue of Saint John Paul II

Feb 22nd 2017, 10:06 PM 12,699 Views 41 Comments

The Roman Catholic Church in Poland has slammed the play as being “blasphemous”.

Personal details of 10,000 Auschwitz staff members published online
# Concentration Camp
# Concentration Camp

Personal details of 10,000 Auschwitz staff members published online

Feb 4th 2017, 7:30 AM 22,322 Views 57 Comments

It’s part of a project that will name the staff who worked in death and concentration camps set up in occupied Poland.

Preserving a dark history - the conservation project at Nazi Germany's most notorious death camp
# Preserving The Holocaust
# Preserving The Holocaust

Preserving a dark history - the conservation project at Nazi Germany's most notorious death camp

Jan 14th 2017, 3:08 PM 28,162 Views 47 Comments

The aim is not to recreate Auschwitz, but rather to keep it preserved exactly as it was during the dark days of World War II.

Six more die as -20 degree temperatures sweep across Poland
# Weather
# Weather

Six more die as -20 degree temperatures sweep across Poland

Jan 10th 2017, 11:10 AM 19,878 Views 30 Comments

A deep freeze sweeping across Europe has left at least 40 dead since the weekend, many of them migrants or homeless people.

Truckers across Poland sound their horns as owner of lorry used in Berlin attack laid to rest
# Terror Attack
# Terror Attack

Truckers across Poland sound their horns as owner of lorry used in Berlin attack laid to rest

Dec 30th 2016, 6:58 PM 30,401 Views 26 Comments

The 37-year-old’s funeral in the northwestern village of Banie was attended by Polish President.

Polish man being sent home to serve prison sentence refused to board plane in Dublin due to 'fear of flying'
# Extradition
# Extradition

Polish man being sent home to serve prison sentence refused to board plane in Dublin due to 'fear of flying'

Dec 23rd 2016, 5:36 PM 32,854 Views 74 Comments

He may have to be extradited by land and sea.

Oscar-winning director won't be sent to the US to face sentence for statutory rape
# Roman Polanski
# Roman Polanski

Oscar-winning director won't be sent to the US to face sentence for statutory rape

Dec 6th 2016, 12:21 PM 11,359 Views 20 Comments

Roman Polanski is still wanted in the United States for sentencing over the 1977 statutory rape of Samantha Gailey.

Nationwide protests planned in Poland as ruling party to forge ahead with strict abortion laws
# Rallies
# Rallies

Nationwide protests planned in Poland as ruling party to forge ahead with strict abortion laws

Oct 13th 2016, 2:14 PM 7,714 Views 111 Comments

Poland’s ruling party leader Jaroslaw Kaczynski is still planning on pushing ahead with strict abortion laws.

These Roscommon lads are looking for a 'replacement groom' for a stag do on DoneDeal
# Going Stag
From The Daily Edge
# Going Stag

These Roscommon lads are looking for a 'replacement groom' for a stag do on DoneDeal

Oct 12th 2016, 8:38 PM 8,530 Views 1 Comment

As you do.

Polish government rows back on all-out abortion ban following mass protests
# U-turn
# U-turn

Polish government rows back on all-out abortion ban following mass protests

Oct 5th 2016, 5:44 PM 12,551 Views 128 Comments

The minister of science and higher education said the protests have “caused us to think and taught us humility”.

"They’re not being listened to but they’re on the streets protesting as well"
# Abortion Laws
# Abortion Laws

"They’re not being listened to but they’re on the streets protesting as well"

Oct 4th 2016, 6:05 AM 9,102 Views 93 Comments

The Irish and Polish pro-choice movements are not that different.

Women in Poland went on strike today to protest planned new abortion laws
# Black Monday
# Black Monday

Women in Poland went on strike today to protest planned new abortion laws

Oct 3rd 2016, 2:35 PM 17,924 Views 124 Comments

The new laws propose prison terms of up to five years for women seeking an abortion.

Poland pushes ahead with near-total ban on abortion
# Poland
# Poland

Poland pushes ahead with near-total ban on abortion

Sep 24th 2016, 5:50 AM 16,720 Views 58 Comments

A poll published this week by the Newsweek Polska magazine showed that 74% of Poles want to keep the existing law.

The Kevin Bell Repatriation Trust is paying to bring back the body of the champion Irish rower who died in Poland
# Ailish Sheehan
# Ailish Sheehan

The Kevin Bell Repatriation Trust is paying to bring back the body of the champion Irish rower who died in Poland

Sep 12th 2016, 9:56 PM 24,391 Views 21 Comments

Ailish Sheehan won bronze in the Women’s Senior Coxed Fours final at the FISU World University Championships in Poznan, Poland last Sunday week.

Explorers in Poland dig for 'Nazi train filled with gold'
# Legend Has It
# Legend Has It

Explorers in Poland dig for 'Nazi train filled with gold'

Aug 20th 2016, 8:45 AM 30,671 Views 38 Comments

A local legend claims the train disappeared in a mountain tunnel as the Germans escaped the advancing Soviet army at the end of World War II.

Pope urges 'drowsy and dull kids' to swap sofas and video games for walking boots
# Youth Festival
# Youth Festival

Pope urges 'drowsy and dull kids' to swap sofas and video games for walking boots

Jul 31st 2016, 8:49 AM 11,005 Views 105 Comments

He said, “We didn’t come into the world to ‘vegetate’… We came for another reason: to leave a mark.”

As it happened: Poland v Portugal, Euro 2016 quarter-finals From The42
Live Jun 30th 2016, 9:30 PM

As it happened: Poland v Portugal, Euro 2016 quarter-finals

Milik putting Ronaldo worship to one side for 90 minutes
# Never Meet Your Heroes
From The42
# Never Meet Your Heroes

Milik putting Ronaldo worship to one side for 90 minutes

Jun 30th 2016, 7:00 AM 4,453 Views 0 Comments

Arkadiusz Milik will try not to be overawed by facing hero Cristiano Ronaldo in their quarter-final tonight.

Lewandowski's goal drought continues for a sixth game as Poland move into last 16
# Poles Apart
From The42
# Poles Apart

Lewandowski's goal drought continues for a sixth game as Poland move into last 16

Jun 21st 2016, 8:42 PM 4,864 Views 4 Comments

The star striker failed to score again as Poland booked their place in the knockout stages with a 1-0 win over Ukraine.

As it happened: Germany v Poland, Euro 2016 From The42
Live Jun 16th 2016, 9:00 PM

As it happened: Germany v Poland, Euro 2016

'We tried everything after going behind but the better team won'
# Euro 2016
From The42
# Euro 2016

'We tried everything after going behind but the better team won'

Jun 13th 2016, 12:05 AM 4,995 Views 6 Comments

Michael O’Neill saw his side suffer defeat in their opening game of the tournament.

As it happened: Poland v Northern Ireland, Euro 2016 From The42
Live Jun 12th 2016, 5:20 PM

As it happened: Poland v Northern Ireland, Euro 2016

'Poland will always be my side, but Ireland will definitely be my second team, it's my home now'
# Home Away From Home
From The42
# Home Away From Home

'Poland will always be my side, but Ireland will definitely be my second team, it's my home now'

Jun 12th 2016, 12:29 AM 12,545 Views 11 Comments

Pawel Skura, who runs a website for Polish football fans living in Ireland, speaks to the42 ahead of their Euro 2016 campaign.

Employee killed when 36 tonnes of food collapsed onto him
# Court
# Court

Employee killed when 36 tonnes of food collapsed onto him

Apr 13th 2016, 6:05 PM 35,942 Views 5 Comments

VF Coldstores is to be sentenced for breaching health and safety laws.

Women walk out of church as priest reads anti-abortion letter
# Poland
# Poland

Women walk out of church as priest reads anti-abortion letter

Apr 4th 2016, 1:56 PM 30,738 Views 255 Comments

The letter was read out as the Catholic Church in Poland launched its campaign in support of proposed legislation to ban abortion.

Here are the landmarks going green for the first time this St Patrick's Day
# Turbo The Goat
# Turbo The Goat

Here are the landmarks going green for the first time this St Patrick's Day

Mar 12th 2016, 3:00 PM 25,326 Views 30 Comments

The Global Greening is in its seventh year.

Fund set up to help pay for Karol Rozycki's burial in Poland
# Killarney
# Killarney

Fund set up to help pay for Karol Rozycki's burial in Poland

Mar 12th 2016, 7:00 AM 18,400 Views 14 Comments

The 11-month-old died in Co Kerry last weekend.

Outrage over Polish magazine cover depicting the "Islamic Rape of Europe"
# W Sieci
# W Sieci

Outrage over Polish magazine cover depicting the "Islamic Rape of Europe"

Feb 19th 2016, 8:20 AM 41,600 Views 256 Comments

The picture has been compared to Nazi propaganda.

Was Polish anti-Communist hero Lech Walesa secretly a Communist informant?
# Say It Ain't So
# Say It Ain't So

Was Polish anti-Communist hero Lech Walesa secretly a Communist informant?

Feb 18th 2016, 7:43 PM 14,977 Views 37 Comments

Shocking new documents suggest the Solidarity icon was a paid informant for the secret police. But Walesa says they’re fake.

21 died in Poland at the weekend in -20 degree temps
# Deadly Cold
# Deadly Cold

21 died in Poland at the weekend in -20 degree temps

Jan 4th 2016, 1:49 PM 19,915 Views 1 Comment

It was one of the country’s deadliest cold spells.

Check out this fascinating World War I recruitment poster targeting Irish men
# The Uk Wants You
# The Uk Wants You

Check out this fascinating World War I recruitment poster targeting Irish men

Jan 1st 2016, 9:15 AM 13,563 Views 18 Comments

“Is Germany going to treat Ireland differently from Poland?”

No treasure found in dig for legendary gold-filled Nazi train
# War Booty
# War Booty

No treasure found in dig for legendary gold-filled Nazi train

Dec 15th 2015, 4:35 PM 20,710 Views 20 Comments

Rumours persist that the train is buried in an underground tunnel.

Euro 2016 draw: We rank Ireland's potential opponents in Pot 3
# In The Hat
From The42
# In The Hat

Euro 2016 draw: We rank Ireland's potential opponents in Pot 3

Dec 9th 2015, 4:33 PM 10,749 Views 12 Comments

The groups for the tournament will be confirmed on Saturday so we take a closer look at who Martin O’Neill’s side could be pitted against.

There's a strange forest in Poland that's filled with crooked trees — and no one can explain how it got that way
# Spooky
# Spooky

There's a strange forest in Poland that's filled with crooked trees — and no one can explain how it got that way

Dec 5th 2015, 11:15 AM 29,114 Views 33 Comments

The “Crooked Forest” rests within an area outside of Nowe Czarnowo in the West Pomerania region of Poland.

Poland refuses to extradite film director Polanski to US over rape of 13-year-old
# Extradition Saga
# Extradition Saga

Poland refuses to extradite film director Polanski to US over rape of 13-year-old

Nov 27th 2015, 8:30 PM 14,073 Views 19 Comments

The latest chapter in a four-decade saga.

Catholic protesters arrested outside theatre staging explicit play
# Poland
# Poland

Catholic protesters arrested outside theatre staging explicit play

Nov 22nd 2015, 4:22 PM 31,939 Views 68 Comments

The play is based on the work of a Nobel Prize winning writer.

Polish court denies statutory rape extradition for Oscar-winner Roman Polanski
# Forbidden
# Forbidden

Polish court denies statutory rape extradition for Oscar-winner Roman Polanski

Oct 30th 2015, 2:52 PM 13,256 Views 35 Comments

The judge in the case said that an extradition procedure would “violate the human rights” of the 83-year-old director.

A far-right, anti-refugee party has won a landslide in Poland
# Law And Justice
# Law And Justice

A far-right, anti-refugee party has won a landslide in Poland

Oct 26th 2015, 6:49 AM 20,589 Views 121 Comments

Law and Justice’s victory ends eight years of centrist rule and risks inflaming tensions with the EU.