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Ireland

Leading Irish politician says Jewish lobby in US silences voices critical of Israel

Israel’s Foreign Ministry termed “very disturbing” comments made by a senior Irish politician about a “huge Jewish lobby” in the US that he alleges is "silencing criticism of Israel".

Dublin city council wants to renovate Ireland’s oldest Jewish cemetery

Dublin City Council hopes to renovate and reopen Ireland’s oldest Jewish burial ground.

Irish Eurovision contestant got threats for performing in Israel

Ireland’s contestant in the Eurovision Song Contest said that she had received terrifying threats and abusive messages after performing in Israel.

Knesset cancels Irish trip in protest at goods boycott Bill

Israel’s parliament has cancelled a trip to Ireland scheduled for March in protest against the Bill boycotting goods manufactured in the West Bank which was passed by the Irish Lower House (Dáil).

Swastika painted on Irish synagogue

Unidentified individuals painted a swastika on the fence of Ireland’s oldest active synagogue.

Irish Senate passes bill outlawing settlement trade

The upper house of Ireland’s parliament passed a bill to criminalise importing or selling goods produced in Israeli towns in the West Bank, East Jerusalem and the Golan Heights.

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