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Thursday 7 December 2023 Dublin: 9°C

# Portugal

Last month
November 2023
Ireland link with Portugal builds on renewal of layer of international rugby
Emerging Ireland and the Ireland A team both returned last year and appear to be here to stay.
Portuguese Prime Minister resigns following corruption probe
PM Antonio Costa submitted his resignation to the Portuguese head of state this afternoon.
World Cup great entertainers Portugal to face England 'A' team at Welford Road
Matchday 23 to be picked by Steve Borthwick as England look to develop fringe players.
This year
Ronaldo brace seals Euro qualification for Portugal as Belgium also progress
Portugal qualified after defeating Slovakia while Belgium got the better of Austria.
Portugal earn shock World Cup victory over Fiji
The Fijians still progress to the quarters to face England.
Deep dive: On site with Ireland's undersea drone experts for a major military exercise
The Journal recently traveled to the Portuguese coast to observe a major military exercise testing drones and undersea tech.
President Higgins starts month of travel in Portugal, with climate change high on agenda
The president will then go on to Rome, where he will speak about food security at the World Food Forum.
Wales coach Gatland rings changes for Portugal
The Pool C match takes place in Nice.
Fernandes shines as Portugal crush Luxembourg 9-0
Roberto Martinez’s side has now won all six of their qualifying games.
Drugs & dissuasion: Portugal's pragmatic policy could show Ireland a path to control addiction
As the debate around decriminalisation of drugs rages here in Ireland, The Journal recently traveled to Lisbon to look at how the Portuguese model works.
Decriminalisation on the ground: Inside a drug consumption room in Lisbon
As the debate over decriminalisation heats up in Ireland, The Journal travelled to Lisbon to report on a different approach to drugs
No speech from Roy Keane despite his visit to the Ireland rugby team’s base in Portugal
The ex-Man United captain watched Ireland’s training along with Pádraig Harrington.
No speech from Keane as Ireland camp continues in Portugal sun
The ex-Man United captain watched Ireland’s training along with Pádraig Harrington.
Over 1,000 evacuated as wildfires burn in Portugal
The temperature rose to a record 46.4 degrees Celsius in Santarem, central Portugal, yesterday.
Spain, Portugal battle wildfires as temperatures soar
The Iberian peninsula is in the middle of a third heatwave this summer.
Late Fernandes brace helps Portugal ease to 3-0 Euro qualifying win
Bernardo Silva opened the scoring just before the break against Bosnia and Herzegovina.
The Explainer: 16 years on, what is happening with the Madeleine McCann case?
Joining us on this week’s episode is journalist Robbyn Swan, author of Looking for Madeleine and who featured in the Netflix series The Disappearance of Madeleine McCann, to look over the history of the investigation. Are police making progress? Who is the suspect who has been linked to the case?
Officers flatten excavation site and dig holes as Madeleine McCann searches conclude
Portuguese police confirmed the search concluded today and materials had been sent to Germany for testing.
Police in Portugal begin digging in woodland in fresh Madeleine McCann searches
Officers spent hours cutting back the undergrowth at Barragem do Arade today.
Portuguese police carry out new searches at reservoir in Madeleine McCann case
McCann was three years old when she went missing from her family’s holiday apartment in Praia da Luz in 2007
Police investigating Madeleine McCann disappearance will search Portuguese reservoir
The reservoir is 50km from where the toddler went missing in Praia da Luz, Portugal 16 years ago.
Ronaldo scores twice to take international goals tally to 122
Striker is closing in on 200th cap.
Drug decriminalisation policy 'could help with criminal and social issues', Irish report finds
Decriminalisation is the removal of criminal penalties for possession of drugs for personal use.
Independent commission finds Catholic clergy in Portugal abused nearly 5,000 children since 1950
The Portuguese inquiry, commissioned by the Church, published its findings after hearing from more than 500 victims last year.
Ireland get to work in Portugal as the marginal Six Nations favourites
Andy Farrell’s squad will spend the next week at The Campus preparing for Wales.
Santos finds new manager job one month after quitting as Portugal boss
The 68-year-old succeeds Czeslaw Michniewicz as Poland coach, who was sacked after their World Cup elimination.
Martinez announced as new Portugal manager
Martinez, previously manager at Everton and Wigan, was available after his spell with Belgium ended following the recent World Cup.
Last year
Tearful Ronaldo departs with World Cup dream in tatters
Morocco earned a shock 1-0 quarter-final victory over Portugal.
Portugal deny Ronaldo threatened to walk out of World Cup
FPF said striker’s appearance against Switzerland was a further demonstration of his commitment to the cause.
Portugal boss unhappy with Ronaldo’s reaction to substitution
The forward appeared angry after being withdrawn 25 minutes from the end of the loss to South Korea.
Adidas technology confirms Ronaldo did not touch ball for Portugal goal
Bruno Fernandes’ cross did not meet the striker’s head before finding its way into the net.
Bruno believed Ronaldo had scored, but no interest in who bagged opener against Uruguay
The Manchester United star’s double sent Portugal marching on last night.
Neymar and Ronaldo arrive shouldering a different kind of burden
Brazil aiming to avoid shock against Serbia while Portugal talisman has own issues to contend with ahead of Ghana meeting.
No Ronaldo, no problem for Portugal, Fati shines for Spain in World Cup warm-ups
Bruno Fernandes scored two first-half goals in Lisbon.
Group H: The Ronaldo Show begins as Hughton's Ghana seek revenge on Luis Suarez and Uruguay
In the last of our series, we focus on Group H, where Portugal, Uruguay, Ghana, and South Korea face-off.
GAA star Davy Fitzgerald claims he's the victim of a fraud that’s led to proceedings in Portugal
He has had to instruct Portuguese lawyers to defend himself in respect of proceedings brought before the courts in that jurisdiction.
Liverpool and Portugal forward Jota ruled out of the World Cup
The 25-year-old picked up a calf injury in Sunday’s win over Manchester City.
Madeleine McCann kidnap suspect charged with sex offences, including rape of Irish woman
German prosecutors said the 45-year-old suspect is accused of committing the offences in Portugal between 2000 and 2017
Madeleine McCann’s parents lose legal battle over Portuguese detective’s comments
The three-year-old vanished during a family holiday to Praia da Luz, Portugal, on May 3 2007.
Ireland's men's and women's 7s teams reach World Cup quarter-finals
Both teams will play in the final eight on Saturday night in Cape Town.