# qatar - Yesterday’s News
'When you're lying in that bed in Dún Laoghaire, it's easy to think it's all over but it's far from it'
Twelve years after he was left paralysed, Westmeath para-cyclist Declan Slevin recounts the journey which has taken him to the Paralympic Games.
# qatar - Monday 13 June, 2016
The male defendant in the case was sentenced to 140 lashes, but he will not serve any jail time.
# qatar - Saturday 11 June, 2016
The 22-year-old says she was drugged and raped but she is being held on suspicion of adultery.
# qatar - Monday 11 April, 2016
Paul Durcan has not played for Donegal since last year’s All-Ireland quarter-final.
# qatar - Thursday 31 March, 2016
A new Amnesty report accuses the Gulf state of exploiting workers as it prepares for the 2022 tournament.
# qatar - Friday 22 January, 2016
A complaint came from the father of a pupil.
# qatar - Wednesday 25 November, 2015
The proposal puts the spotlight back on how the country is treating its labour force ahead of the 2022 World Cup.
# qatar - Friday 9 October, 2015
There was disappointment for Seán McComb, however.
# qatar - Tuesday 11 August, 2015
Paul Durcan has been a key member of the Donegal side.
# qatar - Monday 29 June, 2015
Tributes have been paid to Eamonn Morgan and his girlfriend Charlotte Sant.
# qatar - Sunday 7 June, 2015
He stressed though that “this evidence has not been provided” so far.
# qatar - Saturday 6 June, 2015
The working and living conditions of some migrant workers in Qatar have been widely denounced.
# qatar - Tuesday 2 June, 2015
The Washington Post estimated that as many as 4,000 workers will die by 2020.
# qatar - Thursday 28 May, 2015
John Oliver touched on nearly every contemporary criticism of the organisation.
# qatar - Wednesday 27 May, 2015
Nine of the association’s executives were taken into police custody this morning over corruption charges. We’ve been here before, but will this occasion be any different?
# qatar - Wednesday 20 May, 2015
35-year-old Xavi Hernandez is set to join Al Sadd in the summer.
# qatar - Tuesday 5 May, 2015
WDR claim officials erased data from the journalists’ electronic equipment.
# qatar - Tuesday 31 March, 2015
# qatar - Tuesday 24 February, 2015
A 23 December final is on the cards for Qatar.
# qatar - Friday 19 December, 2014
Whatever that means.
# qatar - Wednesday 19 November, 2014
‘It has cost me emotionally — I know for a fact I will be looking over my shoulder for the rest of my life’.
# qatar - Saturday 15 November, 2014
Plus: How many people should have had their fingerprints taken by gardaí over the past two years but didn’t?
# qatar - Thursday 13 November, 2014
The English FA found to have ‘damaged the image of Fifa and the bidding process’.
# qatar - Wednesday 16 July, 2014
It’s well funded and highly professional, with a space-age training facilities.
# qatar - Monday 16 June, 2014
It is believed an air conditioning unit was the cause of the blaze that left Elizabeth Soffe with serious injuries.
# qatar - Friday 13 June, 2014
An international spotlight has fallen on the investigation following allegations reported by the Sunday Times newspaper.
# qatar - Wednesday 11 June, 2014
There’s a total of 13.7 million households with $1 million or more in the back pocket around the world at the moment.
# qatar - Sunday 8 June, 2014
“Those behind them must be held accountable, especially in regards to the latest events related to awarding Qatar the 2022 World Cup,” he said.
# qatar - Tuesday 3 June, 2014
One report suggests the UEFA chief met a Qatar lobbyist in a ‘secret meeting’.
As fresh bribery allegations throw the spotlight back on to Qatar, an Irish human rights lawyer has warned that the country’s ‘kafala’ labour system is leading to the exploitation of migrant workers.
# qatar - Monday 2 June, 2014
The bidding process and organisation of the tournament has been mired in controversy. So is it time to move it?
# qatar - Tuesday 18 March, 2014
The Telegraph said a former vice-president of the organisation appeared to have been personally paid $1.2 million.
# qatar - Thursday 16 January, 2014
Socialist Party TD Joe Higgins raised the issue of human rights during an Oireachtas committee meeting this evening.
# qatar - Thursday 9 January, 2014
Micheál Martin has said “of course” the Taoiseach should have raised human rights issues with leaders in the Gulf this week.
Taoiseach Enda Kenny and Minister for Jobs Richard Bruton have come in for criticism for not raising human rights issues during their visit to Saudi Arabia and Qatar – but what exactly are the issues?
# qatar - Tuesday 7 January, 2014
Enda Kenny has acknowledged Saudi Arabia’s election to the UN Human Rights Council, but the government won’t say if concerns about human rights issues are being raised with leaders there or in Qatar and UAE this week.
# qatar - Saturday 4 January, 2014
They will be accompanied by representatives from almost 90 companies, visiting Saudi Arabia, Qatar, and the United Arab Emirates.
# qatar - Thursday 2 January, 2014
Well, this is embarrassing.
The two European heavyweights met in a friendly in Qatar earlier today with the game ending 1-0.
# qatar - Thursday 12 December, 2013
The former Ireland boss took it all in his stride.
# qatar - Thursday 28 November, 2013
Zahir Belounis says he has no problem with the country, only his former club.