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#Greece

# greece - Yesterday’s News

Cork activist arrested in Greece returns home to Ireland

Sean Binder was arrested in Greece in August.

# greece - Sunday 18 November, 2018

'The power of laughter can't be underestimated': Irish clowns performing for refugee children in Greece

The show has been developed to help children who are suffering from trauma.

# greece - Monday 1 October, 2018

Macedonians have voted to change the name of their country Balkan Ballot This post contains videos

Macedonians have voted to change the name of their country

The country will be called North Macedonia if the plan passes through parliament.

# greece - Sunday 30 September, 2018

Today, Macedonia votes on whether it should add 'North' to its name. Here's why

If Macedonia vote in favour of the change, it could pave the way for the Balkan country to join the EU.

# greece - Saturday 15 September, 2018

Cork man accused of helping migrants into Greece detained for 'at least' another 40 days

Seán Binder was volunteering with an NGO when he was arrested on suspicion of human trafficking and being a member of a criminal organisation.

# greece - Monday 20 August, 2018

Eight years and €289 billion later, Greece exits its final bailout today Join The Club This post contains videos

Eight years and €289 billion later, Greece exits its final bailout today

The country is not out the woods though and its people are still feeling austerity.

# greece - Friday 3 August, 2018

Donation page set up for family of Greek fire victim during 'particularly tough time'

The page has been endorsed by Fr Shay Casey, a family friend of Brian O’Callaghan-Westropp.

# greece - Saturday 28 July, 2018

Greek wildfire death toll climbs to 88

Forensics experts have faced a difficult task trying to identify the bodies.

# greece - Friday 27 July, 2018

'There are testimonies': Serious signs arson started deadly Greek wildfires

At least 82 people, including an Irish citizen, were killed in the wildfires.

# greece - Thursday 26 July, 2018

'You left us to God's mercy': Greek Defence Minister confronted as he visits area devastated by wildfires

Greeks are seeking answers as the death toll from the devastating wildfires continues to mount.

'He was part of our family': Colleagues pay tribute to Irishman who died in Greek wildfires RIP

'He was part of our family': Colleagues pay tribute to Irishman who died in Greek wildfires

Brian O’Callaghan-Westropp got married last week and was on his honeymoon when deadly fires swept through the town of Mati.

Irishman who died in Greek wildfires praised for his 'no-nonsense, can-do' charity work RIP

Irishman who died in Greek wildfires praised for his 'no-nonsense, can-do' charity work

Brian O’Callaghan-Westropp was on his honeymoon when he and his wife Zoe Holohan were caught in the fires.

# greece - Wednesday 25 July, 2018

79 dead and 187 injured: Rescuers search Greek towns after deadly wildfires

An Irish couple are reported to have been caught up in the giant wildfires which broke out on Monday.

Irishman confirmed to have died in Greek wildfires

He has been named as Brian O’Callaghan-Westropp.

Irish newlyweds separated in Greek fires: 'He'd be the type to ensure Zoe was safe and go back to help others'

Brian O’Callaghan-Westropp married Zoe Holohan last Thursday and they had just gone on their honeymoon.

# greece - Tuesday 24 July, 2018

Department of Foreign Affairs updates travel advice for Greece as Irish honeymoon couple caught up in wildfires

While the woman has since been hospitalised, the man remains missing.

Flames ravage Greek seaside as wildfires kill 74

Authorities said that 26 bodies were discovered at a seaside resort this morning.

Irish people travelling to Greece urged to contact travel provider as wildfires continue to rage

Irish tourists already there are being urged to monitor local news reports and follow the advice of local authorities.

# greece - Friday 22 June, 2018

Eight years and three bailouts later, Greece's debt crisis is finally over

Greece’s economy has stabilised after being in turmoil for many years.

# greece - Sunday 17 June, 2018

Macedonia will today agree to change its name but tensions are high on the Greek border

Greece also has a northern province called Macedonia.

# greece - Tuesday 12 June, 2018

Macedonia agrees to change its name, ending decades-long dispute with Greece

If the deal is approved by both countries’ parliaments, Macedonia will be known as the Republic of North Macedonia.

# greece - Friday 8 June, 2018

Six people, including three children, killed when smuggler's jeep crashed

A 12-year-old girl and two boys aged five and nine are among the dead.

# greece - Sunday 20 May, 2018

Greek mayor (75) kicked and punched by 'far-right thugs' at WW1 event

“They were hitting me everywhere,” Boutaris told state agency ANA. “It was a despicable attack, but I am well.”

# greece - Saturday 12 May, 2018

Traumatised bears and wolves find solace at Greek sanctuary

Bear dancing — forcibly taught to the animals by making them walk on hot coals — is a practice that still survives in the Balkans.

# greece - Monday 26 March, 2018

Greece's maverick ex-minister Varoufakis launches new political party

The former Finance Minister says the party “will not mince our words”.

# greece - Sunday 18 March, 2018

'People aren't fleeing for no reason, they are forced to leave - forced by killing'

A Syrian refugee explains why he left his home country to start a new life in Ireland.

# greece - Saturday 17 March, 2018

At least 16 people, including six children, die after boat capsizes off Greece

Another three people are missing after the boat went down overnight.

# greece - Wednesday 24 January, 2018

Macedonia to change the name of Alexander the Great airport to heal rift with the Greeks

They’re also going to rename a motorway “Friendship Highway”.

# greece - Wednesday 17 January, 2018

Why Macedonia has been embroiled in a decades-long row with Greece about its name

ICYMI: Macedonia is both the name of a Balkan country, and the name of a northern province in Greece.

# greece - Thursday 9 November, 2017

From The42 Croatia close in on ticket to Russia 2018 as they fire four and ease past Greece Cruising

# greece - Tuesday 10 October, 2017

Greek people will no longer have to be sterilised before changing gender identity

People can also make the decision from the age of 15.

# greece - Saturday 29 July, 2017

A woman going to Denmark fell asleep on her flight and woke up in Greece

The ticket mix-up at Charles de Gaulle airport was not noticed by airline staff.

# greece - Friday 21 July, 2017

Advice issued to Irish travelling to Greece and Turkey following major earthquake

The Department of Foreign Affairs has said there are no indications of any Irish citizens being involved in the earthquake.

Two dead, 120 injured, in massive earthquake in Greece and Turkey

The massive quake, which measured 6.7 on the Richter scale, struck at 11.30pm Irish time last night.

# greece - Thursday 6 July, 2017

Deaths and abuse of migrants 'clearly linked' to EU policies, says Amnesty

Italy has recently threatened to close its ports to foreign ships in an effort to force the EU to react.

# greece - Monday 26 June, 2017

Irish teenager drowns in Crete swimming pool

She was found unconscious in the pool.

# greece - Thursday 22 June, 2017

Rubbish is piling up on Athens' streets as temperatures soar

Greek workers are protesting against staff shortages that have resulted from terminating hundreds of short-term contracts.

# greece - Tuesday 20 June, 2017

This I can carry - Irish exhibit shows the meagre possessions refugees hold following a harrowing journey

Dutch-Irish artist Annabel Konig spent a month in the migrant accommodation centres in Athens in early May.

# greece - Saturday 27 May, 2017

People from this Greek beach village have a gene that helps them live longer, despite diet

The isolate population in Mylopotamos live on a diet rich in animal fat.

# greece - Thursday 25 May, 2017

Former Greek Prime Minister 'seriously hurt' in bomb attack

ERT said Papademos, PM from 2011 to 2012, had been targeted by a letter bomb.

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