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# greek-islands - Sunday 22 May, 2016

Ever wanted to buy an island? Greece is selling dozens of them
# Pipe Dream
# Pipe Dream

Ever wanted to buy an island? Greece is selling dozens of them

May 22nd 2016, 5:30 PM 35,192 Views 34 Comments

They cost anything from €3 million to €40 million.

# greek-islands - Saturday 3 October, 2015

In a remote Greek cemetery, a nameless dead child with no-one to claim her
# Unknown
# Unknown

In a remote Greek cemetery, a nameless dead child with no-one to claim her

Oct 3rd 2015, 7:45 AM 16,183 Views 57 Comments

All that is known of the little girl is that she was seven, and that she died in search of a better future.

# greek-islands - Saturday 22 August, 2015

"Exceptionally busy": Irish holidaymakers are still packing out flights to Kos
# Migrant Crisis
# Migrant Crisis

"Exceptionally busy": Irish holidaymakers are still packing out flights to Kos

Aug 22nd 2015, 7:45 AM 23,127 Views 14 Comments

The cafés along the beach-front in the popular sun spot have become an unlikely first port of call for thousands of refugees.

# greek-islands - Tuesday 7 July, 2015

No fall off in holiday bookings to Greece but tourists told to bring lots of cash
# Travel Advice
# Travel Advice

No fall off in holiday bookings to Greece but tourists told to bring lots of cash

Jul 7th 2015, 6:05 AM 14,412 Views 19 Comments

Tour operators say it’s business as usual and there are no special deals to be had.

# greek-islands - Sunday 28 December, 2014

One body recovered as hundreds still trapped aboard burning ferry
# High Winds
# High Winds

One body recovered as hundreds still trapped aboard burning ferry

Dec 28th 2014, 8:20 PM 64,587 Views 49 Comments

Rescuers have so far only managed to get 161 of the 478 people on the stricken “Norman Atlantic” to safety.

# greek-islands - Sunday 31 August, 2014

Two Irishmen die in Crete drowning tragedy
# Mediterranean
# Mediterranean

Two Irishmen die in Crete drowning tragedy

Aug 31st 2014, 8:22 PM 73,993 Views 8 Comments

The tragedy happened on Friday. The Department of Foreign Affairs is assisting the families of the two men.

# greek-islands - Thursday 23 August, 2012

Taking advice from the Germans? Greece ready to sell off uninhabited islands
# Big Fat Greek Sale
# Big Fat Greek Sale

Taking advice from the Germans? Greece ready to sell off uninhabited islands

Aug 23rd 2012, 12:47 PM 14,822 Views 41 Comments

The Greek prime minister has told Le Monde that the beleaguered country is ready to sell some islands – something that two German MPs told them to do two years ago.