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The Irish Senate’s ‘boycott Israel’ debate
The country that will be most damaged will be Ireland itself. See how many Irish politicians are willing to sacrifice the jobs and livelihoods of Irish citizens for the gesture politics of boycotting Israel.
NGO to take legal action against Ireland’s anti-Israel boycott legislation
The Lawfare Project has already filed complaints against the bill, saying it would violate foreign-trade competences that belong exclusively to the European Union. It plans to continue to pursue legal action.
Ireland goes ahead with legislation to boycott products made in Israeli settlements
The move to ban such products—the first by a country in the European Union—has been strongly condemned in Israel and is opposed by the ruling party in Ireland.
Spelling error allows banned Irish mayor into Israel
Dublin Mayor Mícheál Éamonn MacDonncha said he would travel to Ramallah in solidarity with Palestinians “who suffer violence by the Israeli forces, as we saw recently in Gaza with shooting at protesters.”
Why is Ireland the most anti-Israel country in Europe?
The Irish and Jewish people share a common history of suffering cruel persecution and achieving national redemption against immeasurable odds. But today, modern Ireland is one of Europe’s fiercest critics of Israel.
Ireland postpones controversial bill banning trade with settlements after Israel issues protest
The Irish Senate postponed a vote on a controversial bill that would criminalize trade with Israeli settlements just hours after the Israeli government protested the measure.