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# strasbourg - This year 2022

Taoiseach tells European Parliament that Ireland strongly supports Ukraine joining EU
# Address
# Address

Taoiseach tells European Parliament that Ireland strongly supports Ukraine joining EU

Updated Jun 8th 2022, 2:52 PM 25,084 Views 108 Comments

Micheál Martin said Ireland supports the strongest possible sanctions on Russia, understanding that it will involve costs.

All sides must honour Good Friday Agreement, Taoiseach says at unveiling of John Hume bust
# Strasbourg
# Strasbourg

All sides must honour Good Friday Agreement, Taoiseach says at unveiling of John Hume bust

Updated Jun 7th 2022, 6:05 PM 15,408 Views 12 Comments

Micheal Martin is in Strasbourg for a series of engagements in the Council of Europe, marking Ireland’s presidency of the body.

Russia exits Council of Europe over Ukraine invasion
# Strasbourg
# Strasbourg

Russia exits Council of Europe over Ukraine invasion

Mar 16th 2022, 7:45 PM 21,234 Views 8 Comments

The flag of Russia was lowered and removed from its staff outside the Council of Europe headquarters in Strasbourg.

# strasbourg - Last year 2021

Messi gets rapturous reception, Mbappe jeered in PSG win
# Hero
From The42
# Hero

Messi gets rapturous reception, Mbappe jeered in PSG win

Aug 14th 2021, 11:12 PM 23,083 Views 5 Comments

The France striker is in the spotlight with speculation that he will seek a move away.

# strasbourg - All time

First week on the job: We checked in with some of Ireland's new MEPs to see how they are getting on
# New Recruits
# New Recruits

First week on the job: We checked in with some of Ireland's new MEPs to see how they are getting on

Jul 7th 2019, 9:30 AM 23,806 Views 34 Comments

Committee memberships, travel woes and accidentally calling the fire department. All in a week’s work.

PSG must wait for league crown after astonishing Choupo-Moting miss
# Open Goal
From The42
# Open Goal

PSG must wait for league crown after astonishing Choupo-Moting miss

Apr 7th 2019, 10:20 PM 12,667 Views 14 Comments

The 30-year-old forward produced an astonishing miss as PSG fluffed their lines, drawing 2-2 with Strasbourg.

'He must not come and cry after' – Strasbourg midfielder on Neymar injury
# Reaction
From The42
# Reaction

'He must not come and cry after' – Strasbourg midfielder on Neymar injury

Jan 24th 2019, 12:47 AM 8,869 Views 3 Comments

The PSG star went to hospital after appearing to injure himself in a challenge from Anthony Goncalves.

Neymar in tears after suffering foot injury three weeks before Champions League clash against Man United
# Injury
From The42
# Injury

Neymar in tears after suffering foot injury three weeks before Champions League clash against Man United

Jan 23rd 2019, 10:11 PM 9,313 Views 6 Comments

PSG take on Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s men on 12 February at Old Trafford.

'I just reacted, I'm sorry, yes, but I'm only human'
# Hot Water
From The42
# Hot Water

'I just reacted, I'm sorry, yes, but I'm only human'

Jan 20th 2019, 4:53 PM 16,805 Views 13 Comments

Television cameras caught Monaco coach Thierry Henry shouting abuse at defender Kenny Lala on Saturday.

Security worries in France mean 4 games in Ligue 1 this weekend have now been postponed
# Called Off
From The42
# Called Off

Security worries in France mean 4 games in Ligue 1 this weekend have now been postponed

Dec 13th 2018, 1:31 PM 2,955 Views 4 Comments

Authorities are expecting more anti-government demonstrations this weekend.

Police release image of Strasbourg attacker suspect as Irish visitors to France told to exercise caution
# Wanted
# Wanted

Police release image of Strasbourg attacker suspect as Irish visitors to France told to exercise caution

Dec 13th 2018, 9:30 AM 18,259 Views 88 Comments

Two were killed and one person left brain-dead after the shooting at the Christmas market in Strasbourg.

Suspected Christmas market gunman Cherif Chekatt shot dead by police in Strasbourg
# France
# France

Suspected Christmas market gunman Cherif Chekatt shot dead by police in Strasbourg

Updated Dec 13th 2018, 7:02 AM 50,704 Views 81 Comments

Three people were killed and 13 wounded in a shooting on Tuesday.

Who is the Strasbourg Christmas market attacker Cherif Chekatt?
# France
# France

Who is the Strasbourg Christmas market attacker Cherif Chekatt?

Dec 12th 2018, 8:18 PM 26,344 Views 62 Comments

The suspected gunman has been sentenced 27 times for a variety of crimes.

'We saw a woman with a baby … we were screaming at her’: Sinn Féin MEP caught up in Strasbourg shooting
# Strasbourg
# Strasbourg

'We saw a woman with a baby … we were screaming at her’: Sinn Féin MEP caught up in Strasbourg shooting

Dec 12th 2018, 1:36 PM 32,395 Views 67 Comments

A lone gunman killed at least three people and wounded 13 others at the Christmas market in Strasbourg.

Strasbourg attack: Gunman who killed three people at Christmas market identified
# France
# France

Strasbourg attack: Gunman who killed three people at Christmas market identified

Updated Dec 12th 2018, 11:30 AM 32,701 Views 64 Comments

The killer opened fire at around 8pm on one of the city’s busiest streets.

Strasbourg shooting: Two dead and 12 injured at Christmas market as suspect remains at large
# Breaking
# Breaking

Strasbourg shooting: Two dead and 12 injured at Christmas market as suspect remains at large

Updated Dec 11th 2018, 11:00 PM 98,312 Views 120 Comments

The suspected gunman was wounded by soldiers after an exchange of gunfire.

A massive explosion at a grain silo in Strasbourg has injured four people
# Comptoir Agricole
# Comptoir Agricole

A massive explosion at a grain silo in Strasbourg has injured four people

Jun 6th 2018, 11:29 AM 7,601 Views 16 Comments

A large fire broke out in the aftermath of the explosion and dozens of firefighters rushed to the scene.

Woman who called emergency services in France mocked by operator and died hours afterwards
# Strasbourg
# Strasbourg

Woman who called emergency services in France mocked by operator and died hours afterwards

May 9th 2018, 9:29 PM 51,133 Views 15 Comments

An autopsy revealed that the woman had suffered multiple organ failure.

Speaking English, Irish, French and German, Leo sets out stall on Brexit in big EU speech
# Euro Trip
# Euro Trip

Speaking English, Irish, French and German, Leo sets out stall on Brexit in big EU speech

Jan 17th 2018, 10:20 AM 42,647 Views 120 Comments

Varadkar addressed corporation tax and migration in his speech.

PSG coach Emery's apartment robbed on match night
# Crime Victim
From The42
# Crime Victim

PSG coach Emery's apartment robbed on match night

Dec 14th 2017, 6:44 PM 4,312 Views 1 Comment

“The door was closed but not locked,” the police said.

Favourite for Ukip leadership quits party following 'altercation' with fellow MEP
# Steven Woolfe
# Steven Woolfe

Favourite for Ukip leadership quits party following 'altercation' with fellow MEP

Oct 17th 2016, 6:42 PM 8,946 Views 24 Comments

Steven Woolfe had been seen as front-runner to succeed Nigel Farage before allegedly being assaulted in Strasbourg recently by fellow Ukip MEP Mike Hookem.

Attendance by Irish MEPs in Euro Parliament hits six-year low
# European Parliament
# European Parliament

Attendance by Irish MEPs in Euro Parliament hits six-year low

May 11th 2016, 11:42 AM 12,699 Views 34 Comments

One Irish MEP was unable to attend plenary sessions in 2015 due to illness.

The remains of victims of a Nazi 'anatomy professor' have been found in France
# Hideous
# Hideous

The remains of victims of a Nazi 'anatomy professor' have been found in France

Jul 21st 2015, 1:48 PM 18,501 Views 6 Comments

August Hirt committed suicide in July 1945.

Have you heard about Europe's multi-million euro travelling circus?
# European Parliament
# European Parliament

Have you heard about Europe's multi-million euro travelling circus?

Apr 29th 2015, 8:00 PM 12,202 Views 23 Comments

Fine Gael MEP Brian Hayes on the ‘disgraceful’ moving of the European Parliament to Strasbourg once a month, every month.

Irish MEPs were very excited about the Pope's visit this morning
# Totally Stoked
# Totally Stoked

Irish MEPs were very excited about the Pope's visit this morning

Nov 25th 2014, 11:53 AM 11,494 Views 58 Comments

Pope Francis has made a speech in the European Parliament this morning

He won't have to face Ian Paisley, but Pope Francis will speak to EU politicians today
# Back In The Habit
# Back In The Habit

He won't have to face Ian Paisley, but Pope Francis will speak to EU politicians today

Nov 25th 2014, 7:31 AM 5,925 Views 16 Comments

Francis’s visit is the first by a Pontiff since 1988 when Paisley was ejected for heckling.

Confirmed: Big Phil Hogan is now officially the EU Agriculture Commissioner
# In The Door
# In The Door

Confirmed: Big Phil Hogan is now officially the EU Agriculture Commissioner

Oct 22nd 2014, 2:52 PM 6,143 Views 70 Comments

Sinn Féin’s Matt Carthy said he intends to hold the commissioner accountable at all times.

Families of German victims of MH17 are to sue Ukraine
# Lawyering Up
# Lawyering Up

Families of German victims of MH17 are to sue Ukraine

Sep 21st 2014, 3:43 PM 8,923 Views 25 Comments

Three of the families are to take their case to the European Court of Human Rights.

Ireland needs to send a new judge to the European Court of Human Rights
# Strasbourg
# Strasbourg

Ireland needs to send a new judge to the European Court of Human Rights

Sep 18th 2014, 8:48 AM 5,456 Views 14 Comments

Our current judge, Ann Power-Forde SC, will have to step down from the role in 2017.

It's the first day of the new European Parliament and these Irish MEPs were really excited
# Selfie Central
# Selfie Central

It's the first day of the new European Parliament and these Irish MEPs were really excited

Jul 1st 2014, 3:45 PM 14,435 Views 26 Comments

It’s all happening in Strasbourg

MEPs back proposal to end practice of 'travelling circus'
# Brussels To Strasbourg
# Brussels To Strasbourg

MEPs back proposal to end practice of 'travelling circus'

Nov 20th 2013, 2:19 PM 7,466 Views 10 Comments

But France is likely to block any changes to the current system whereby MEPs decamp, at considerable cost, to Strasbourg every month.

Enda Kenny tells parliament that he is 'truly, madly, deeply European'
# EU2013
# EU2013

Enda Kenny tells parliament that he is 'truly, madly, deeply European'

Jul 2nd 2013, 11:38 AM 6,664 Views 125 Comments

The Taoiseach also acknowledged European tensions as the Irish presidency comes to an end.

Taoiseach to boast about Irish presidency in Strasbourg today
# Loose Ends
# Loose Ends

Taoiseach to boast about Irish presidency in Strasbourg today

Jul 2nd 2013, 8:45 AM 3,797 Views 42 Comments

It will be Enda Kenny’s last job as part of Ireland’s presidency of the Council of Europe.

Baby pics to be banned from infant food packaging
# Breastfeeding
# Breastfeeding

Baby pics to be banned from infant food packaging

Jun 12th 2013, 6:30 AM 11,365 Views 44 Comments

New EU laws are to help encourage breastfeeding and were welcomed by one Irish MEP.

In full: President Michael D Higgins’ speech to the European Parliament
# Strasbourg
# Strasbourg

In full: President Michael D Higgins’ speech to the European Parliament

Apr 17th 2013, 11:46 AM 13,413 Views 32 Comments

President Higgins warned of the ‘urgent need for new models of connection between economy, society and policy’.

President Higgins to address European Parliament in Strasbourg
# European Parliament
# European Parliament

President Higgins to address European Parliament in Strasbourg

Apr 17th 2013, 6:45 AM 3,262 Views 7 Comments

His 11am address, entitled “Towards a European Union of the Citizens”, will be followed by a joint press conference with the President of the European Parliament, Martin Schulz.

MEP opposes EU commissioner's call for elimination of State aid
# State Aid
# State Aid

MEP opposes EU commissioner's call for elimination of State aid

Mar 17th 2013, 8:00 AM 4,871 Views 10 Comments

Fianna Fáil’s Pat the Cope Gallagher said parts of Ireland would not have any industry if it wasn’t for the procurement of State aid.

Ireland tells Europe that 'X case' law will be enacted by July
# Abortion
# Abortion

Ireland tells Europe that 'X case' law will be enacted by July

Mar 8th 2013, 4:34 PM 4,477 Views 107 Comments

The a Council of Europe’s committee is told that the legislation to respond to the A, B and C case will be out next month.

European court rules woman can adopt lesbian partner's child
# Adoption
# Adoption

European court rules woman can adopt lesbian partner's child

Feb 20th 2013, 5:06 PM 7,342 Views 68 Comments

The landmark ECtHR ruling found that a person cannot be forced to give up their child before an adoption by someone of the same sex.

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