NEWS FROM COMMUNITIES

Ireland

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.

Irish broadcaster to allow employees to boycott Israeli Eurovsion

Ireland's national broadcaster, RTÉ, will not sanction employees for refusing to travel to Israel to attend the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest in Tel Aviv.

Irish Senate passes Occupied Territories bill

Ireland’s Senate approved a bill to criminalise the trade of goods and services "originating in an Occupied Territory."

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