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From TheJournal.ie Germany asks Poland for forgiveness, 80 years on from beginning of World War II World War II

Germany asks Poland for forgiveness, 80 years on from beginning of World War II

Nearly six million Poles died in the conflict that killed more than 50 million people overall.

From TheJournal.ie Two children among five dead after lightning strike hits metal cross on Polish mountain Freak Storm

Two children among five dead after lightning strike hits metal cross on Polish mountain

The thunderstorm hit Poland and Slovakia’s Tatra mountains.

From TheJournal.ie Multiple fatalities as lightning strike hits cross at Polish pilgrimage site Mount Giewont

Multiple fatalities as lightning strike hits cross at Polish pilgrimage site

The lightning reportedly struck the large cross on the Giewont summit at a time when many hikers were present.

From TheJournal.ie Eva Kor, survivor of Auschwitz doctor Mengele, dies aged 85 Poland

Eva Kor, survivor of Auschwitz doctor Mengele, dies aged 85

Kor passed away in Poland during a trip to the Holocaust site.

From TheJournal.ie A search is under way for a century-old 'solidarity' book sent from Poland's children to Ireland Unsolved Mystery

A search is under way for a century-old 'solidarity' book sent from Poland's children to Ireland

The book was a thank you gift after Ireland sent its own version in response to the Września children’s strike of 1901.

From TheJournal.ie Polish minister defends hunting of beavers by claiming their tails are an aphrodisiac Oh Dam

Polish minister defends hunting of beavers by claiming their tails are an aphrodisiac

The minister said hunting quotas for beavers were far from being depleted.

From TheJournal.ie 'A great joy': Woman gives birth to Poland's first sextuplets Sextuplets

'A great joy': Woman gives birth to Poland's first sextuplets

The babies range in weight from 890 grammes to 1.3 kilogrammes.

From TheJournal.ie 'The equivalent of the Euros': Dublin quidditch team heading to Poland for international tournament Harry Potter

'The equivalent of the Euros': Dublin quidditch team heading to Poland for international tournament

Players describe the sport as a ‘mix of rugby and dodgeball’ and involves the team members sitting on brooms.

From TheJournal.ie Catholic priests in Poland burn Harry Potter and Twilight books Sacrilege

Catholic priests in Poland burn Harry Potter and Twilight books

Photos show priests carrying a basket of books and other items including an African-styled face mask.

From The42 'That medal is the outcome of a lot of hard work, not just 100 laps I did on the track' On The Right Track

'That medal is the outcome of a lot of hard work, not just 100 laps I did on the track'

Lydia Boylan discusses her world silver medal success, dealing with disappointment and uprooting her life in search of Olympic glory.

From TheJournal.ie Cases of sex abuse by priests in Poland exposed in new report Catholic Church

Cases of sex abuse by priests in Poland exposed in new report

The document details the cases of 85 priests convicted of paedophilia.

From TheJournal.ie Polish PM cancels Israel trip after reports of Netanyahu saying 'Poles collaborated with Nazis' Holocaust

Polish PM cancels Israel trip after reports of Netanyahu saying 'Poles collaborated with Nazis'

The Israeli prime minister’s office has said that he was “misquoted” in the article, and said that he meant individual Poles.

From The42 'I've been in Ireland for 18 years, I love the country, but in football there is a lot of negativity' Mindset

'I've been in Ireland for 18 years, I love the country, but in football there is a lot of negativity'

UCD U19s boss Maciej Tarnogrodzki offers his thoughts on the development of young Irish players.

From TheJournal.ie 'It's hatred that killed Pawel': Poland bids farewell to murdered mayor Pawel Adamowicz

'It's hatred that killed Pawel': Poland bids farewell to murdered mayor

Adamowicz, 53, was stabbed in the heart in front of hundreds of people at a charity fundraiser last weekend.

From The42 Dortmund legend Blaszczykowski set to rejoin boyhood club taking no salary and donating €300,000 Respect

Dortmund legend Blaszczykowski set to rejoin boyhood club taking no salary and donating €300,000

The two-time Bundesliga champion will rejoin boyhood club Wisla Krakow, where he won a Polish title in 2005.

From TheJournal.ie Mayor of Polish city dies after being stabbed at charity event Gdánsk

Mayor of Polish city dies after being stabbed at charity event

Pawel Adamowicz was in surgery for five hours following the stabbing in Gdansk.

From TheJournal.ie Huawei employee arrested in Poland on suspicion of spying for China Arrest

Huawei employee arrested in Poland on suspicion of spying for China

The Chinese foreign ministry told AFP it was “highly concerned” by the arrest.

From TheJournal.ie Victims of Poland escape room fire to be buried together Escape Room

Victims of Poland escape room fire to be buried together

Players in escape room games are locked inside a room or building and must solve puzzles to unlock the door.

From TheJournal.ie Polish officials shut down 13 escape rooms over safety flaws after 5 teenage girls die in fire Investigation

Polish officials shut down 13 escape rooms over safety flaws after 5 teenage girls die in fire

Firefighters found the victims’ bodies after they extinguished a fire next to the locked room.

From TheJournal.ie Five teenage girls die and one man injured after fire breaks out in Polish escape room Koszalin

Five teenage girls die and one man injured after fire breaks out in Polish escape room

The man with severe burns was taken to an intensive care unit.

From TheJournal.ie UN climate summit: The three key outcomes you need to know Katowice

UN climate summit: The three key outcomes you need to know

Minister for Climate Action and Environment, Richard Bruton, said Ireland is fully committed to implementing the Paris Agreement.

From TheJournal.ie David Attenborough:'The collapse of our civilisation is on the horizon' Climate Change

David Attenborough:'The collapse of our civilisation is on the horizon'

The TV presenter (92) issued an appeal to world leaders at a UN climate summit.

From TheJournal.ie High Court orders surrender of Polish man at centre of extradition row Courts

High Court orders surrender of Polish man at centre of extradition row

Artur Celmer had claimed he could not get a fair trial in Poland.

From TheJournal.ie Poland independence day march overshadowed by far-right demonstrations Warsaw

Poland independence day march overshadowed by far-right demonstrations

Among the slogans that participants shouted were “USA, empire of evil” and “Poland, white and Catholic.”

From TheJournal.ie Donald Tusk lashes out at Trump's stance on 'strong and united' Europe Donald Vs Donald

Donald Tusk lashes out at Trump's stance on 'strong and united' Europe

The European Union chief also warned against the emergence of a “brownshirt” nationalist front in EU elections.

From TheJournal.ie Landmark case involving extradition of Polish man back before High Court Artur Celmer

Landmark case involving extradition of Polish man back before High Court

Artur Celmer has argued that he will not get a fair trial in his own country.

From The42 O'Neill hopeful of Arter return after Keane row Reaction

O'Neill hopeful of Arter return after Keane row

The Republic of Ireland manager was asked about the row involving the Cardiff City midfielder after tonight’s game.

From The42 As it happened: Poland v Ireland, International friendly COYBIG

As it happened: Poland v Ireland, International friendly

Join us for live minute-by-minute coverage as Ireland attempt to end a turbulent international break on a high note against Poland.

From The42 O'Neill: 'Roy Keane has never let me down. I'll take responsibility, because that's my job' Stand By Me

O'Neill: 'Roy Keane has never let me down. I'll take responsibility, because that's my job'

The Ireland boss has stood by his assistant and reaffirmed that morale in the Irish camp was not low.

From The42 'It's not the first altercation between players and staff' - O'Neill responds to leaked WhatsApp audio Turmoil This post contains videos

'It's not the first altercation between players and staff' - O'Neill responds to leaked WhatsApp audio

The Ireland boss identified Stephen Ward when asked about the message, as his side prepares for tomorrow’s friendly with Poland.

From The42 Ireland’s rise in 7s continues as Eddy's men make history with Grand Prix title in Poland History Makers

Ireland’s rise in 7s continues as Eddy's men make history with Grand Prix title in Poland

Anthony Eddy’s side set a new series points tally, securing 23 wins from 24 matches across the four legs.

From The42 Arter and Long out as O'Neill trims Ireland squad for Wales and Poland COYBIG

Arter and Long out as O'Neill trims Ireland squad for Wales and Poland

Martin O’Neill has confirmed a panel of 26 players for the games over the coming week.

From The42 'I can't deny that it's a problem' - O'Neill admits concern over striker situation Up Front

'I can't deny that it's a problem' - O'Neill admits concern over striker situation

The Ireland boss isn’t blessed with attacking options for the games against Wales and Poland.

From The42 O'Neill: 'The Republic of Ireland have done just about everything to sell the country to him' Danger Here

O'Neill: 'The Republic of Ireland have done just about everything to sell the country to him'

Declan Rice has won three senior caps for Ireland but England are keen on the West Ham youngster.

From TheJournal.ie Germany agrees to take in 95-year-old deported from US over previous life as Nazi guard Nazi Past

Germany agrees to take in 95-year-old deported from US over previous life as Nazi guard

Jakiw Palij became an American citizen in 1957, but was told to leave the country in 2004.

From TheJournal.ie 'We can't rule out further strikes': Ryanair and union reps meeting today in a bid to avoid further travel chaos Up In The Air

'We can't rule out further strikes': Ryanair and union reps meeting today in a bid to avoid further travel chaos

Talks will begin later this morning to try to resolve the long-running Ryanair dispute.

From TheJournal.ie Tourists charged with stealing bricks from an Auschwitz crematorium Poland

Tourists charged with stealing bricks from an Auschwitz crematorium

The two Hungarians admitted their actions and were fined.

From The42 Bronze for Ireland as 19-year-old Liam Glynn bags medal at World Championships in Poland Sailing

Bronze for Ireland as 19-year-old Liam Glynn bags medal at World Championships in Poland

Ballyholme’s Liam Glynn is seeking to secure a place at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland gives its support to Poland's judges caught up in retirement 'purge' Independent Courts

Ireland gives its support to Poland's judges caught up in retirement 'purge'

There have been grave concerns that the Polish government is trying to take control of its judiciary.

From TheJournal.ie Poland's top judge defies government 'purge' and shows up for work The Purge

Poland's top judge defies government 'purge' and shows up for work

The dispute could end up in the European Court of Justice.

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