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Irish MEPs criticise Poland for pushing migrants back at new border wall with Belarus
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Irish MEPs criticise Poland for pushing migrants back at new border wall with Belarus

Sep 9th 2021, 12:05 AM 26,972 Views 52 Comments
  • Gráinne Ní Aodha asked all 13 Irish MEPs for their thoughts on the EU's response to the border wall in Poland.
  • One Irish MEP said that what Poland was doing was "no better than what Trump was trying to do along the US-Mexico border", and that the EU should condemn it.
  • This month, The Good Information Project will focus on migration and the EU.
Vatican sanctions Polish archbishop for cover-up of child sexual abuse
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Vatican sanctions Polish archbishop for cover-up of child sexual abuse

Aug 21st 2021, 5:22 PM 20,089 Views 23 Comments

The retired archbishop has been banned from public service.

Poland forced to send six swimmers home from Olympics following 'administrative error'
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Poland forced to send six swimmers home from Olympics following 'administrative error'

Jul 20th 2021, 9:29 AM 8,181 Views 2 Comments

The six swimmers have threatened legal action against the Polish Swimming Federation.

Former EU chief Donald Tusk wins leadership of Poland’s strongest opposition party
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Former EU chief Donald Tusk wins leadership of Poland’s strongest opposition party

Jul 3rd 2021, 1:10 PM 17,917 Views 21 Comments

Tusk branded the current Polish government as ‘evil’.

'If it was a boxing match, we would have won on points' - Spain rue second-half penalty miss after Poland draw
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'If it was a boxing match, we would have won on points' - Spain rue second-half penalty miss after Poland draw

Jun 20th 2021, 12:38 PM 5,095 Views 9 Comments

Spain still have qualification in their own hands, needing to beat Slovakia, who were beaten by Sweden on Friday night.

Ireland Women's 4x200m team take second with stunning national record in World Relays final
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Ireland Women's 4x200m team take second with stunning national record in World Relays final

Updated May 2nd 2021, 7:13 PM 81,974 Views 13 Comments

And having qualified for the Olympics yesterday, Ireland’s mixed 4x400m team finished seventh in their final.

Poland’s preparations for England clash hit by more Covid-19 cases and disruption
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Poland’s preparations for England clash hit by more Covid-19 cases and disruption

Mar 30th 2021, 10:26 AM 2,114 Views 0 Comments

Two more players and the media officer have tested positive ahead of tomorrow’s qualifier against England, with Lewandowski out injured.

European countries impose tighter restrictions as Covid-19 cases rise
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European countries impose tighter restrictions as Covid-19 cases rise

Mar 19th 2021, 11:10 AM 33,343 Views 45 Comments

A month-long lockdown for Paris and several other French regions was announced yesterday.

French minister describes Poland's LGBT rights situation as 'worrying'
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French minister describes Poland's LGBT rights situation as 'worrying'

Mar 8th 2021, 10:11 PM 19,885 Views 24 Comments

LGBT rights have become a flashpoint issue in Poland in recent years under the populist Law and Justice (PiS) party government.

Media blackout in Poland to protest new ad tax
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Media blackout in Poland to protest new ad tax

Feb 10th 2021, 11:33 AM 28,885 Views 28 Comments

State media outlets would be exempt from the tax.

Holocaust scholars ordered to apologise in Polish libel case
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Holocaust scholars ordered to apologise in Polish libel case

Feb 9th 2021, 10:19 PM 29,167 Views 13 Comments

Barbara Engelking and Jan Grabowski must apologise to Filomena Leszczynska for ‘providing inaccurate information’ about her late uncle.

Nationwide strike and protests take place in Poland after abortion ruling
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Nationwide strike and protests take place in Poland after abortion ruling

Oct 28th 2020, 10:52 PM 26,417 Views 47 Comments

Krakow, Wroclaw, Szczecin and Lodz have all seen protests.

Poles join nationwide strike over abortion ruling
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Poles join nationwide strike over abortion ruling

Oct 28th 2020, 9:15 AM 32,966 Views 87 Comments

The ruling would deny legal abortions to women even in cases where a child is sure to die upon birth.

Abortion protests 'aim to destroy Poland', leader of country's ruling party says
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Abortion protests 'aim to destroy Poland', leader of country's ruling party says

Oct 27th 2020, 7:59 PM 28,298 Views 36 Comments

A court ruling last week, when published, will rule out abortions in almost all cases in Poland.

Polish president Andrzej Duda tests positive for coronavirus
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Polish president Andrzej Duda tests positive for coronavirus

Oct 24th 2020, 11:21 AM 24,454 Views 43 Comments

Duda’s diagnosis comes amid a huge surge in the number of confirmed cases of Covid-19 and deaths in Poland.

Fifteen people detained at protests following Poland abortion ruling
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Fifteen people detained at protests following Poland abortion ruling

Oct 23rd 2020, 1:24 PM 22,273 Views 36 Comments

The Constitutional Court ruling severely restricts access to abortion in Poland.

Bohemians winger Twardek seals Poland move
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Bohemians winger Twardek seals Poland move

Oct 5th 2020, 7:12 PM 6,280 Views 0 Comments

The 23-year-old has joined Jagiellonia Bialystok for an undisclosed fee.

'Green List': Travel guidance remains unchanged despite Ireland's high 14-day incidence rate
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'Green List': Travel guidance remains unchanged despite Ireland's high 14-day incidence rate

Sep 6th 2020, 6:30 AM 42,792 Views 27 Comments

Taoiseach Micheál Martin said there will be no changes to the list until a new roadmap is published.

Sharp spike in travel to and from Ireland in last month
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Sharp spike in travel to and from Ireland in last month

Aug 31st 2020, 5:05 PM 50,705 Views 44 Comments

CSO data shows that travel in July was still significantly lower than in 2019.

Polish police clash with demonstrators protesting against LGBT activist's arrest
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Polish police clash with demonstrators protesting against LGBT activist's arrest

Aug 8th 2020, 3:11 PM 45,588 Views 92 Comments

Warsaw police said that 48 people were arrested.

Court of Appeal rules that child brought to Ireland by mother should be returned to native Poland
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Court of Appeal rules that child brought to Ireland by mother should be returned to native Poland

Aug 7th 2020, 10:47 AM 33,856 Views 0 Comments

The boy’s father brought proceedings before the Irish courts.

Opponents boycott ceremony as Poland's president sworn in for second term
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Opponents boycott ceremony as Poland's president sworn in for second term

Aug 6th 2020, 6:10 PM 19,381 Views 55 Comments

Opponents have accused Andrzej Duda of undermining the constitution and of running a homophobic campaign.

'It's hard to be optimistic': Many Poles in Ireland uneasy at re-election of populist president
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'It's hard to be optimistic': Many Poles in Ireland uneasy at re-election of populist president

Jul 14th 2020, 6:10 AM 28,451 Views 53 Comments

Andrzej Duda saw off a liberal challenger in a closely fought contest.

Conservative candidate on course for narrow victory in Poland's presidential election
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Conservative candidate on course for narrow victory in Poland's presidential election

Jul 13th 2020, 7:59 AM 12,801 Views 47 Comments

With 99.97% of votes counted, Andrzej Duda was on 51.21% and ahead of liberal rival Rafal Trzaskowski.

Germany pledges €120 million to preserve Auschwitz concentration camp
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Germany pledges €120 million to preserve Auschwitz concentration camp

Jun 16th 2020, 8:43 PM 27,160 Views 105 Comments

The death camp, which is located in Poland, was where Nazi officials murdered 1.1 million people.

Poland, Hungary and Czech Republic broke EU law by refusing refugees, European Court of Justice rules
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Poland, Hungary and Czech Republic broke EU law by refusing refugees, European Court of Justice rules

Apr 2nd 2020, 2:08 PM 19,182 Views 84 Comments

They ‘failed to fulfil their obligations under European Union law,’ the ECJ held.

Ryanair cancels all flights to and from Poland in response to ban on foreign travellers
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Ryanair cancels all flights to and from Poland in response to ban on foreign travellers

Mar 14th 2020, 3:36 PM 87,382 Views 39 Comments

The airline has said it will contact affected passengers in the wake of the measure.

Auschwitz survivors warn of rising anti-Semitism 75 years on
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Auschwitz survivors warn of rising anti-Semitism 75 years on

Jan 27th 2020, 10:52 PM 15,531 Views 38 Comments

About 200 camp survivors attended today’s service.

Legal chaos in Poland amid warning that country is no longer 'governed by rule of law'
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Legal chaos in Poland amid warning that country is no longer 'governed by rule of law'

Jan 24th 2020, 10:24 AM 60,408 Views 79 Comments

The Polish government has pushed through legislation to make it easier to fire judges.

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

Sep 1st 2019, 11:17 AM 35,048 Views 49 Comments

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

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

Aug 23rd 2019, 11:48 AM 15,415 Views 37 Comments

The thunderstorm hit Poland and Slovakia’s Tatra mountains.

Multiple fatalities as lightning strike hits cross at Polish pilgrimage site
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Multiple fatalities as lightning strike hits cross at Polish pilgrimage site

Aug 22nd 2019, 6:26 PM 44,227 Views 50 Comments

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

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

Jul 5th 2019, 1:53 PM 45,713 Views 30 Comments

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

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

Jun 15th 2019, 10:00 PM 28,854 Views 14 Comments

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

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

Jun 7th 2019, 10:45 PM 17,584 Views 31 Comments

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

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

May 21st 2019, 5:16 PM 39,423 Views 12 Comments

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

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

Apr 9th 2019, 11:16 AM 15,928 Views 31 Comments

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

Catholic priests in Poland burn Harry Potter and Twilight books
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Catholic priests in Poland burn Harry Potter and Twilight books

Apr 1st 2019, 12:46 PM 83,724 Views 63 Comments

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

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

Mar 10th 2019, 7:15 AM 2,462 Views 3 Comments

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

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

Feb 22nd 2019, 9:34 AM 14,682 Views 75 Comments

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

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