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Taoiseach says government will 'engage' with Mary Robinson over case of Dubai princess
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Taoiseach says government will 'engage' with Mary Robinson over case of Dubai princess

Sat 2:32 PM 41,735 Views 27 Comments

Mary Robinson says she was ‘horribly tricked’ by Dubai princess’ family.

Dubai royal family says princess being 'cared for at home' after UN demands proof of life
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Dubai royal family says princess being 'cared for at home' after UN demands proof of life

Updated Fri 8:12 PM 55,644 Views 37 Comments

The princess has not been seen in public since she attempted to escape from the emirate by sea in 2018.

Next stop Mars: Three spacecraft arriving at Red Planet in quick succession
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# Mars Or Bust

Next stop Mars: Three spacecraft arriving at Red Planet in quick succession

Feb 7th 2021, 7:25 PM 17,657 Views 13 Comments

Both the UAE and China are newcomers to Mars, where more than half of Earth’s emissaries have failed.

Dubai closes pubs and bars following spike in Covid-19 cases
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Dubai closes pubs and bars following spike in Covid-19 cases

Feb 1st 2021, 10:45 PM 41,309 Views 16 Comments

Crowd limits are being imposed in cinemas, hotels, shopping centres and other locations.

Ireland crush UAE to square series, with Singh on song
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Ireland crush UAE to square series, with Singh on song

Jan 18th 2021, 1:29 PM 2,840 Views 1 Comment

A remarkable all-round display from the Leinster all-rounder helped Ireland beat the UAE by 112 runs in Abu Dhabi.

Stirling stars with unbeaten century but Ireland suffer first-ever ODI defeat to UAE
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Stirling stars with unbeaten century but Ireland suffer first-ever ODI defeat to UAE

Jan 8th 2021, 4:06 PM 2,173 Views 0 Comments

Ireland lost out by six wickets in Abu Dhabi today.

Spain's ex-king Juan Carlos confirmed to be in UAE after going into exile earlier this month
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Spain's ex-king Juan Carlos confirmed to be in UAE after going into exile earlier this month

Aug 17th 2020, 9:19 PM 30,495 Views 14 Comments

Juan Carlos announced on 3 August that he was leaving Spain.

Trump hails 'historic' deal as Israel pledges to halt annexation of land in West Bank
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Trump hails 'historic' deal as Israel pledges to halt annexation of land in West Bank

Aug 13th 2020, 5:59 PM 26,898 Views 28 Comments

Palestinian official Hanan Ashrawi said on Twitter that the deal perpetuates Israel’s occupation of the West Bank.

Bad weather delays launch as UAE races China and US to Mars
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Bad weather delays launch as UAE races China and US to Mars

Jul 15th 2020, 9:27 AM 9,927 Views 11 Comments

Earth and Mars are unusually close at the moment, a mere hop of 55 million kilometres.

Aldo suffers at the hands of Yan, Usman grinds win over Masvidal at UFC 'fight island'
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# Uae Ufc

Aldo suffers at the hands of Yan, Usman grinds win over Masvidal at UFC 'fight island'

Jul 12th 2020, 9:07 AM 9,859 Views 7 Comments

Usman’s professional display brings his record to 12-0.

Ceann Comhairle Seán Ó Fearghaíl asked that €7,700 Rolex watch gifted by UAE be donated
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# Séan Ó Fearghaíl

Ceann Comhairle Seán Ó Fearghaíl asked that €7,700 Rolex watch gifted by UAE be donated

Feb 3rd 2020, 6:10 AM 52,571 Views 37 Comments

The Rolex had been given to the Ceann Comhairle by the President of the Federal National Council of the UAE, Dr Amal Al Qubaisi.

Estranged wife of Dubai ruler asks UK court for forced marriage protection order
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# Princess Haya

Estranged wife of Dubai ruler asks UK court for forced marriage protection order

Jul 31st 2019, 11:03 AM 31,671 Views 14 Comments

The couple are locked in a legal battle in London over the welfare of their two children.

Education minister's UAE 'fact-finding mission' on what will bring Irish teachers back home
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# Joe McHugh

Education minister's UAE 'fact-finding mission' on what will bring Irish teachers back home

Jun 12th 2019, 6:15 AM 13,970 Views 88 Comments

More than 2,000 Irish people are employed in the education sector in the UAE.

Ceann Comhairle likely unable to keep Rolex given to him by UAE official
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# Too Expensive

Ceann Comhairle likely unable to keep Rolex given to him by UAE official

Apr 8th 2019, 6:30 AM 58,008 Views 71 Comments

The watch, believed to be worth close to €8,000, may be sold and the money used for charitable purposes.

Pope Francis makes historic visit to United Arab Emirates
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# Papal Visit

Pope Francis makes historic visit to United Arab Emirates

Feb 4th 2019, 7:16 AM 12,257 Views 29 Comments

His trip culminates tomorrow with the first-ever papal Mass on the Arabian Peninsula.

Qatar book first-ever Asian Cup final berth but win marred by sandal-throwing UAE fans
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# Politically Charged

Qatar book first-ever Asian Cup final berth but win marred by sandal-throwing UAE fans

Jan 29th 2019, 6:08 PM 9,633 Views 8 Comments

The 2022 World Cup hosts will meet Japan after an ill-tempered semi-final against the tournament hosts.

'I was working at a chocolate factory in Carlow. Two years later I’m at the Fifa Club World Cup alongside Real Madrid'
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# Carlow Rising

'I was working at a chocolate factory in Carlow. Two years later I’m at the Fifa Club World Cup alongside Real Madrid'

Jan 20th 2019, 7:00 AM 36,560 Views 3 Comments

Former Wexford Youths winger Eric Molloy discusses moving to New Zealand and playing at last month’s Club World Cup in Abu Dhabi.

Princess who flew Mary Robinson to Dubai says the Latifa saga is 'a private family matter'
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# Runaway Princess

Princess who flew Mary Robinson to Dubai says the Latifa saga is 'a private family matter'

Jan 5th 2019, 1:32 PM 32,109 Views 56 Comments

Princess Haya says she wanted counself from the former Irish president.

'Missing' Dubai princess not seen since March reappears in photos with Mary Robinson
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'Missing' Dubai princess not seen since March reappears in photos with Mary Robinson

Dec 24th 2018, 1:40 PM 114,898 Views 50 Comments

She failed in her attempt to flee the UAE in March.

Carlow's Eric Molloy set to become first Irish player since 2008 to play in Fifa Club World Cup
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# Irish Abroad

Carlow's Eric Molloy set to become first Irish player since 2008 to play in Fifa Club World Cup

Dec 12th 2018, 1:00 PM 32,254 Views 8 Comments

Molloy moved to New Zealand in 2016 from Wexford Youths and currently plays for Team Wellington.

British man arrives home from UAE after having spy conviction pardoned
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British man arrives home from UAE after having spy conviction pardoned

Nov 27th 2018, 7:59 AM 17,312 Views 26 Comments

Matthew Hedges had been sentenced to life in prison.

UK 'grateful' after UAE issues pardon to British man it had sentenced to life in prison
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# Matthew Hedges

UK 'grateful' after UAE issues pardon to British man it had sentenced to life in prison

Nov 26th 2018, 8:55 AM 28,025 Views 24 Comments

Hedges had been sentenced to life in prison just last week for spying.

Wife of British researcher jailed for life in UAE 'remains hopeful' he'll be released
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Wife of British researcher jailed for life in UAE 'remains hopeful' he'll be released

Nov 23rd 2018, 10:49 PM 16,589 Views 23 Comments

“Until I have him safe, back home with me, I will not rest,” Daniela Tejada said.

India rejects UAE govt's $100 million flood disaster fund offer
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# Kerala

India rejects UAE govt's $100 million flood disaster fund offer

Aug 22nd 2018, 8:15 PM 36,339 Views 16 Comments

India has a record of refusing foreign aid after disasters, turning down foreign help after the 2004 tsunami.

'Admit she was kidnapped' - Concerns raised over disappearance of Dubai princess captured at sea
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'Admit she was kidnapped' - Concerns raised over disappearance of Dubai princess captured at sea

May 8th 2018, 10:00 AM 37,680 Views 16 Comments

Human Rights Watch has urged the Dubai authorities to reveal the whereabouts of the princess.

British former newspaper editor jailed for 10 years in Dubai for killing wife
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# Francis Matthew

British former newspaper editor jailed for 10 years in Dubai for killing wife

Mar 25th 2018, 10:09 AM 22,187 Views 10 Comments

Francis Matthew had faced the possibility of the death penalty for the July 2017 killing of Jane Matthew.

Irish teacher (26) who suffered 3 cardiac arrests in UAE begins to show signs of consciousness
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Irish teacher (26) who suffered 3 cardiac arrests in UAE begins to show signs of consciousness

Dec 16th 2017, 5:51 PM 40,405 Views 7 Comments

Aisling Brady (26) moved to the Gulf state last year after taking an extended break from her hometown job in Trim, Co Meath.

Over €100,000 raised for teacher who suffered cardiac arrests in UAE
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# Aisling Brady

Over €100,000 raised for teacher who suffered cardiac arrests in UAE

Dec 15th 2017, 8:45 PM 39,712 Views 17 Comments

26-year-old Aisling Brady suffered the medical crisis last month and remains in hospital.

Qatar told to close Al-Jazeera and accept other demands or face 'divorce' from gulf neighbours
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# Crisis In The Gulf

Qatar told to close Al-Jazeera and accept other demands or face 'divorce' from gulf neighbours

Jun 23rd 2017, 10:08 PM 22,426 Views 36 Comments

The Qatar-based broadcaster denounced the move as an attack on media freedom.

Ireland find their groove at the right time to coast through to desert semi-finals
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# Hit For Six

Ireland find their groove at the right time to coast through to desert semi-finals

Jan 18th 2017, 2:50 PM 3,349 Views 2 Comments

John Bracewell’s side are finding their form after a sluggish start to the year.

Here's what it's like being Irish and in Abu Dhabi for Christmas
# Christmas Abroad
# Christmas Abroad

Here's what it's like being Irish and in Abu Dhabi for Christmas

Dec 24th 2016, 8:00 PM 6,479 Views 0 Comments

Here’s what it’s like to be Irish and abroad for Christmas.

Miller time as Ireland score four to beat USA and reach Trophy Final at Dubai 7s
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# Ali-oop

Miller time as Ireland score four to beat USA and reach Trophy Final at Dubai 7s

Dec 2nd 2016, 9:12 AM 5,174 Views 0 Comments

Anthony Eddy’s side will face Spain in this afternoon’s final.

15 detainees transferred out of Guantanamo Bay as Obama seeks to close facility
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# Transfers

15 detainees transferred out of Guantanamo Bay as Obama seeks to close facility

Aug 16th 2016, 7:26 AM 9,593 Views 20 Comments

Once transferred, former inmates are usually freed subject to supervision and undergoing rehabilitation programs.

Emirates plane may have attempted go-around before crash
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Emirates plane may have attempted go-around before crash

Aug 4th 2016, 10:44 PM 32,782 Views 35 Comments

Four Irish passengers were on board the plane when it crashed.

Rogue drone forces closure of one of the world's busiest airspaces
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Rogue drone forces closure of one of the world's busiest airspaces

Jun 12th 2016, 7:47 AM 16,267 Views 5 Comments

Flights were diverted and others delayed after the drone entered airport boundaries.

Human rights group calls for the west to stop supplying arms to those 'committing war crimes'
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# Yemen

Human rights group calls for the west to stop supplying arms to those 'committing war crimes'

Oct 7th 2015, 7:16 AM 6,992 Views 20 Comments

American allies Saudi Arabia and the UAE are leading the coalition battling rebels in Yemen.

Ex-Liverpool player under fire for making sexist remarks on Twitter
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# Controversy

Ex-Liverpool player under fire for making sexist remarks on Twitter

Aug 29th 2015, 10:06 AM 7,821 Views 9 Comments

The 28-year-old former Holland international subsequently attempted to defend his behaviour.

'While I love living in Abu Dhabi right now, my heart is still in Ireland'
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'While I love living in Abu Dhabi right now, my heart is still in Ireland'

Aug 25th 2015, 5:30 PM 2,408 Views 113 Comments

Teacher Dearbhla Gilroy says people in the UAE are incredibly warm- hearted, generous and open minded.

This map shows where women outnumber men around the world
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# Mars And Venus

This map shows where women outnumber men around the world

Aug 22nd 2015, 5:00 PM 35,459 Views 41 Comments

Ireland is among the more even countries.

This is the longest, non-stop flight in the world that you can take
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# First Class

This is the longest, non-stop flight in the world that you can take

Aug 15th 2015, 9:30 AM 43,546 Views 38 Comments

Can you guess what destinations?

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