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Senator Terry Leyden finally got the memo.  Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Veteran Fianna Fáil politician Terry Leyden executed a very sharp U-turn in the Seanad on Wednesday after he spoke against the Occupied Territories Bi(...)

Israeli defence minister Avigdor Lieberman said Israel should immediately close the embassy in Dublin.  Photograph: EPA/ Atef Safadi

Israel’s defence minister has called on his country to close its embassy in Dublin in response to the Seanad backing a Bill banning the import of good(...)

 Mona Abdulmagid from Gaza  at a gathering of  people outside Leinster House to show support for the Occupied Territories Bill

There was sustained applause and a standing ovation in the Seanad after the Upper House voted in support of a Bill banning the importation to Ireland (...)

Senator Frances Black called the settlements ‘a gross violation of international law’. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

A Bill prohibiting the importation of Israeli goods produced in settlements in the Palestinian territories looks set to pass in the Seanad on Wednesda(...)

Israeli prime minister Binyamin Netanyahu: when the Bill was last tabled, he summoned the Irish Ambassador to Israel to hear his objections. Photograph: Thomas Coex/AFP/Getty

A Bill which would prohibit imports from Israeli settlements in the Palestinian territories will be opposed by the Government this week, but campaigne(...)

Fayez and Muna al-Taneeb meet local farmer John O’Connell in Carrigaline, Co Cork, ahead of the Occupied Territories Bill going to the Seanad. Photograph: Michael Mac Sweeney/Provision

A Palestinian farming couple have urged Irish politicians to back a Bill by Independent Senator Frances Black which would prohibit Ireland purchasing (...)

Labour TD Sean Sherlock claims devoting one-third of a alcoholic drink label to health warnings would “kill” smaller  producers Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Minister for Health Simon Harris has rowed back on a provision that alcohol products must display large sized health warnings on their labels, to sati(...)

Senator Frances Black  said  conditions in a Dublin hospital where her sister, singer Mary Black, was admitted resembled a “war zone”. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/THE IRISH TIMES

Singer Mary Black was admitted to the emergency department of a Dublin hospital that resembled a “war zone’’, her sister has said. Independent Senato(...)

 Stormont is seen at night, in Belfast. Photograph: Clodagh Kilcoyne/Reuters

Sinn Féin and the DUP had agreed a mechanism that would have prevented disputes between the parties from immediately collapsing the Northern Ireland E(...)

The decision by the US administration of President Donald Trump to drop any pretence of impartiality by recognising Jerusalem as the capital of Israel has delighted Israeli prime minister Binyamin Netanyahu but produced a stronger case for global solidarity with Palestine. Photograph: Nicholas Kamm/AFP/Getty Images

Under a Private Members Bill tabled last week by Independent Senator Frances Black, it would be illegal to purchase goods or services from illegal Isr(...)

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