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Ministers discussed first Arab-EU summit which will be hosted in Sharm El-Sheikh next week
In 2016, an agreement was reached between Irish and Egyptian authorities to ship livestock
There were several requests from the Irish and European parliaments to immediately release Halawa, but Egypt turned them down
Halawa is standing trial with 493 other defendants; he is expected to be sentenced to death if found guilty
Halawa previously sent a letter from prison saying that he is being tortured and his health is worsening
Nobody likes to have their summer holidays cut short. But that’s what happened to Irish politicians, who were recalled to debate the European Commission’s tax ruling on Apple. Peter Geoghegan reports.
Ireland will fight an EU ruling that Apple must pay up to 13 billion euros in back taxes. At stake: A decades-old Irish low-tax policy that has attracted multinationals’ head offices at the expense of other EU countries.
Apple will fight an EU demand for 13 billion euros in back taxes in Ireland. The United States has warned that the EU’s order could damage trans-Atlantic economic ties.
Irish citizen Ibrahim Halawa is accused in the Al-Fatah mosque case
Ireland and the UK have not always been happy neighbors. Relations improved in the wake of the Good Friday peace accords, but as Gavan Reilly reports from Dublin, that could change following the UK’s Brexit.
France kept alive their hopes of a Euro triumph on home soil with a battling 2-1 win over plucky Ireland. A quickfire Antoine Griezmann double canceled out an early Irish penalty and sent Les Bleus into the last eight.
Wales continued their fairytale run at Euro 2016, beating Northern Ireland 1-0 to make the last eight. Gareth McAuley turned Gareth Bale’s cross into his own net after 75 minutes to settle a scrappy contest.
The Czech Republic lost to Turkey in another match with a score of 2-0
Facing criticism from the media over their lack of offensive punch against Poland, Germany have gone on the offensive – at least figuratively. Two of the players who have faced much of the criticism faced the media.
Irish teenager spent over two-years imprisoned without conviction and faces the death penalty if convicted
Ibrahim Halawa has been held in high security prison without trial for almost two years
Ibrahim Halawa has been held in a maximum security prison without trial for almost two years
Irish teenager detained in Egypt has entered another hunger strike, demanding return to Ireland
19-year-old Irish citizen Ibrahim Halawa has been detained in Egypt for over 600 days
Fourteen teams are participating in the 11th Cricket World Cup hosted by Australia and New Zealand, which began on 14 February and will continue until 29 March. The teams will play a total of 49 matches in 14 different cities. Australian playing fields will host 26 matches in seven cities: Adelaide, Brisbane, Canberra, Hobart, Melbourne, …
Irish Egyptian Ibrahim Halawa has spent one year behind bars.
Ireland follows in the footsteps of Denmark, Italy and Germany
The Paris Club is comprised of 19 developed economies.