Campaigners have called for next year’s contest to be boycotted.
Critics fear this will spark discrimination against its Arab citizens, which make up 20% of the population.
Sinn Féin has called on the national broadcaster and the Irish government to boycott Israel which won the song contest this year.
'Stand in solidarity with us': Crowd protests in Dublin at killing of 60 Palestinians by Israeli troops
Israel has faced widespread international condemnation for the killings.
The United States officially opened its new embassy in Jerusalem today.
Around 1,000 police officers will be positioned around the embassy.
Dublin Lord Mayor signs document saying he will not enter Israel again without government permission
Efforts were made to refuse Mícheál Mac Donncha entry to the country.
The Israeli government has sought an official response from the Irish government.
'This is an attempt to silence critics': Dublin Lord Mayor hits out at Israel over plan to refuse him entry
Mícheál Mac Donncha has travelled to the city of Ramallah in the West Bank.
The Ardmhéara will attend a conference on the status of the City of Jerusalem at the invitation of the Palestinian Authority.
They say the tax issue is “an attempt to weaken the Christian presence in Jerusalem”.
Coveney’s last meeting with the Israeli Prime Minister last year was not overly successful.
US Ambassador Nikki Haley warned the General Assembly that the United States “will remember this day.”
Ministers are demanding the US reverses its decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.
The Israeli military has deployed hundreds more troops to the occupied West Bank, stoking fears of bloodshed in the region.
US President Donald Trump has recognised Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.
The status of Jerusalem is a central issue in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, with both sides claiming the city as their capital.
Simon Coveney said he shares Emmanuel Macron’s concerns about Trump’s proposals, which could be destabilising in the region.
The unrest came after Israeli ministers decided not to order the removal of metal detectors erected at entrances to the Haram al-Sharif compound.
Tensions have risen following an attack nearby that killed two policemen.
The three attackers, Arab Israelis aged between 19 and 29, were shot dead by police.
Trump vowed to make ‘the ultimate deal’ with Israel and Palestine during his presidential campaign last year.
Artefacts such as vases, cooking utensils and jewellery were also found recently.
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The victim was rushed to hospital in a critical condition but later died from her injuries.
Religious leaders in traditional robes addressed a ceremony at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre yesterday.
The church contains the area where Jesus is believed to have been crucified.
The US Secretary of State also urged Israel and Palestinians to agree land swaps on 1967 lines in today’s speech.
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The Israeli leader stirred controversy by claiming a Palestinian leader gave Hitler the idea of exterminating Jews.
The rising tide of unrest has raised fears that a full-scale third Palestinian uprising, or intifada, could erupt.
The deaths come after several Israelis were stabbed earlier this week.
Yishai Shlissel was released from prison just three weeks before the 30 July murder
The recent stabbing of six people at a Gay Pride march in Jerusalem shows the dangerous risks faced by the city’s LBGT community.
The incident happened earlier today.
A member of Tipperary’s 2010 hurling All-Ireland winning squad writes about volunteering with Palestinian youth as part of the Palestine Summer Encounter Project.
Police say the suspect has been shot.
A Palestinian man driving the van was shot dead by police.
Ireland has joined the US and others in condemning the move.
The housing units, which have been slated for construction since 2012, were given final approval this week.