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Ireland

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."

Dublin mayor calls for Irish boycott of 2019 Eurovision Song Contest

Dublin’s mayor on Monday called for Ireland to boycott next year’s Eurovision Song Contest, which is to be held in Israel, "in solidarity with the Palestinians".

Irish Jewish community distressed by Dublin mayor’s participation at Ramallah conference

As Ireland’s Jewish Community gathers in Dublin this evening to mark Holocaust Memorial Day, it is most distressing to see Dublin’s Lord Mayor, councillor Mícheál MacDonncha, attending a conference that glorifies Nazi collaborator Haj Amin el-Husseini.

Dublin mayor says Palestinians “victims of imperialism”

Dublin Mayor Mícheál MacDonncha addressed a Palestinian Authority (PA) international conference in Ramallah conference titled: "Jerusalem is the eternal capital of the State of Palestine".

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