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'The government needs to get a backbone': Fishers meet with Minister McConalogue after protest
Minister Charlie McConalogue has announced a tour of ports and harbours over the next few months to hear fishers’ concerns.
Fishermen plan Dublin flotilla protest for next week
The protest is due to go ahead on 23 June.
Fishermen angry over Brexit and new quotas are sailing into Cork to march on Taoiseach's office
“Surely we’re entitled to catch at least half the fish in our own waters?” a fisherman asked The Journal.
An estimated 50 fishing vessels are taking part in the protest this morning, some of which started hooting as it passed a nearby naval base.
"Surely we're entitled to catch at least half the fish in our own waters?" a fisherman asked The Journal.
Minister for Agriculture and the Marine Charlie McConalogue said fishermen faced a "challenge" post-Brexit.
So long and thanks for all the fish: Irish fishermen say UK Brexit position could spell 'unmitigated disaster'
Five-time All-Ireland club winner takes the reins as Monaghan senior manager
Annmarie Burns has been central to Donaghmoyne’s remarkable success at club level.
There are four Russian warships in the English Channel, but it's all grand
They’re just on exercises according to the Russian military.
No prosecution for Israel over flotilla raid despite 'reasonable belief of war crimes'
Israeli commandos stormed the ship in 2010, killing ten people.
‘It’s not a new photo’: Sinn Féin on picture of Chris Andrews with Bashar al-Assad
The photo of the party’s newest member was taken when the former Fianna Fáil TD visited Syria in 2009 and has re-emerged online in recent days.
Turkey accepts Israeli apology over fatal flotilla raid
Benjamin Netanyahu has apologised to Turkey for a deadly 2010 flotilla raid and announced a full resumption of diplomatic ties as well as compensation for the families of those killed.
Activists on intercepted Gaza-bound boat claim Israel used tasers
The Israeli army has denied the claim, by lawyers representing passengers on a boat that included five international MPs.
79 Irish politicians sign statement supporting Gaza blockade ship
The SV Estelle sailed several weeks ago from Sweden and is expected to arrive in the port of Gaza in early to mid October.
Russian flotilla headed for Syria enters Mediterranean
Russia has denied that the deployment of the warships is linked to the escalating conflict in Syria.
In pictures: Thousands gather as Thames flotilla marks Queen's 60 years
In one of a series of events taking place this weekend and early next week, hundreds of boats gathered to sail down the River Thames as the rain fell on the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee celebrations.
Queen to be honoured with 1,000-boat flotilla for jubilee
Queen Elizabeth II marks the 60th anniversary of her coronation this year and our neighbours are not keeping the celebrations low-key.
In pictures: O'Connell Street protests against Israeli naval blockade
Pro-Palestinian activists have gathered on Dublin’s main thoroughfare to protest against Israel’s interception of an Irish boat trying to break the naval blockade on Gaza.
Israeli forces board flotilla as protesters ask Irish government to intervene
The MV Saoirse was one of two ships trying to break the Israeli blockade on Gaza.
Irish ship joins flotilla to challenge Israel blockade
The two-boat flotilla bound for Gaza has reached Mediterranean waters but Israel’s navy says it is prepared to stop it.
US alarmed at Israeli-Turkish breakdown in ties
The United States is desperately trying to repair ties between former allies Turkey and Israel – as relations between the two countries plummet over the issue of the ill-fated Gaza flotilla.
Rift deepens between Turkey and Israel - diplomats told to leave
Turkey vowed today to work for the recognition of a Palestinian state at the United Nations – and has notified high-level Israeli diplomats they have two days to leave the country.
Turkey launches international legal challenge to Gaza blockade
Turkey will bring a complaint to the International Court of Justice, after expelling Israel’s ambassador and cutting military ties.
UN: Israeli blockade of Gaza legal but troops' use of force excessive
A UN report on last year’s deadly Gaza flotilla raid has concluded that the blockade is legal but that the actions of the IDF were “excessive”. Turkey has reacted angrily – threatening to take the matter to the International Court of Justice.
No apology on flotilla deaths coming – Israel
Israel has once more said it will not be offering an apology to Turkey for the deaths of nine of its citizens on a Gaza-bound aid ship last year.
Irish woman held in Israel over 'flytilla' protest
Dee Murphy was “handcuffed and shackled” on arrival at Tel Aviv airport, according to reports.
The Daily Fix: Tuesday
In today’s Fix: DSK maid to sue over ‘prostitute’ claims; women advised to “floss for fertility”; and one quick way to rescue a kitten from a pipe.
French boat leaves Greece for Gaza as flotilla activists detained
Pro-Palestinian group says vessel left Greece early yesterday Morning and has reached international waters.
All 35 passengers on stormed Canadian Gaza boat claim to be its captain
Strength in numbers: if everyone on a boat claims to be its captain, when which one do you arrest?
The Daily Fix: Friday
In today’s fix: Strauss-Kahn freed from house arrest, the woman who forgot to bury her mother, Wikileaks’ ‘priceless’ ad, and some very entertaining tennis (no, not Murray and Nadal)…
Gaza flotilla banned from leaving Greek ports
Greece’s Civil Protection Ministry has ordered the coast guard to “take all appropriate measures” to implement the ban.
Israel spokesperson says flotilla activists "think they live in a Bond movie"
Israel has asked for evidence linking its agents to sabotage of the Irish boat the MV Saoirse. Meanwhile the Tánaiste says the government would take a very serious view if it was sabotage.
Irish to board another boat on Gaza 'freedom flotilla'
Former rugby player Trevor Hogan says he and five others from damaged MV Saoirse will join Italian ship on mission.
Irish 'freedom flotilla' ship damaged in port
Supporters of MV Saoirse mission to Gaza claims damage to boat was “sabotage” and could have put people’s lives at risk.
Israeli PM reverses government's media warning over flotilla
The Israeli government press office said on Sunday that foreign journalists reporting from the Gaza-bound flotilla could be banned from Israel for up to ten years.
Israel threatens to punish journalists covering Gaza flotilla
Reports from the flotilla could see journalists banned from Israel for ten years, according to Israeli officials. Meanwhile, Palestine pledges to push for UN recognition of independence.
The Daily Fix: Saturday
In today’s fix: Dublin’s Pride Parade, Smurfs on show and what you think about U2′s tax affairs (the answer? Not much)…
Boat of activists leaves Cyprus for Gaza
Nine activists attempt to deliver toys and medicine to Gaza, saying they will not resist any Israeli attempts to board the boat.
All-woman ship heads from Lebanon to Gaza
An all-female, multi-faith crew of nuns, doctors, lawyers and journalists will sail to Gaza with humanitarian aid this weekend.
Libyan aid ship diverted to Egypt
Israeli navy continue to track vessel.
IDF initiates contact