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# lisbon - Saturday 15 May, 2021

Portugal to start allowing tourists from most European countries
# Travel
# Travel

Portugal to start allowing tourists from most European countries

May 15th 2021, 11:40 AM 54,155 Views 38 Comments

Travellers from European Union countries with coronavirus rates below 500 cases per 100,000 residents can visit Portugal from Monday.

# lisbon - Tuesday 30 March, 2021

One of Italy's 'most dangerous' fugitive mobsters arrested in Lisbon Covid clinic
# Francesco Pelle
# Francesco Pelle

One of Italy's 'most dangerous' fugitive mobsters arrested in Lisbon Covid clinic

Mar 30th 2021, 7:05 AM 29,382 Views 3 Comments

Francesco Pelle was a noted figure in one of the Calabria-based ’ndrangheta’s most notorious organised crime clans.

# lisbon - Tuesday 3 December, 2019

'People underestimating the force of angry kids': Greta Thunberg arrives in Lisbon ahead of UN conference
# Crisis
# Crisis

'People underestimating the force of angry kids': Greta Thunberg arrives in Lisbon ahead of UN conference

Dec 3rd 2019, 8:19 PM 24,266 Views 127 Comments

The Swedish teenager is attending this year’s UN Climate Conference in Lisbon.

# lisbon - Sunday 30 June, 2019

Aer Lingus customers sleep overnight at Lisbon Airport due to cancelled flight
# Grounded
# Grounded

Aer Lingus customers sleep overnight at Lisbon Airport due to cancelled flight

Jun 30th 2019, 2:02 PM 54,405 Views 64 Comments

The flight is not expected to depart until 7.50pm this evening.

# lisbon - Thursday 14 March, 2019

Gardaí arrest two in Portugal over Cork cannabis haul
# Lisbon
# Lisbon

Gardaí arrest two in Portugal over Cork cannabis haul

Mar 14th 2019, 2:01 PM 15,758 Views 0 Comments

The pair were brought to Bandon Garda Station.

# lisbon - Wednesday 3 October, 2018

Web Summit announces €110m deal to remain in Lisbon for next ten years
# New Deal
# New Deal

Web Summit announces €110m deal to remain in Lisbon for next ten years

Oct 3rd 2018, 12:16 PM 20,672 Views 60 Comments

The annual event expects to see its capacity more than double as part of the deal by 2022.

# lisbon - Wednesday 15 August, 2018

Web Summit founder withdraws invite for far-right leader Marine Le Pen to 2018 event
# Paddy Cosgrave
# Paddy Cosgrave

Web Summit founder withdraws invite for far-right leader Marine Le Pen to 2018 event

Updated Aug 15th 2018, 12:45 PM 29,532 Views 120 Comments

Paddy Cosgrave had earlier defended the decision to host Le Pen at the November event.

# lisbon - Saturday 12 May, 2018

Could we do it? People are feeling nervously good about Ireland's chances in tonight's Eurovision
# Eurosong Fever
# Eurosong Fever

Could we do it? People are feeling nervously good about Ireland's chances in tonight's Eurovision

May 12th 2018, 6:02 PM 46,524 Views 56 Comments

A win may be a big ask, but the signs for a good showing are looking good.

# lisbon - Tuesday 13 February, 2018

Portuguese police detain man after finding cocaine inside fake arse
# Wait A Second...
# Wait A Second...

Portuguese police detain man after finding cocaine inside fake arse

Feb 13th 2018, 1:58 PM 53,035 Views 72 Comments

Police said a “considerable amount of cocaine” was found inside the concealed pouches.

# lisbon - Tuesday 14 November, 2017

Web Summit organiser apologises over 'offensive' dinner at Portugal's National Pantheon
# Apology
# Apology

Web Summit organiser apologises over 'offensive' dinner at Portugal's National Pantheon

Nov 14th 2017, 9:09 AM 44,423 Views 53 Comments

A number of Portugal’s important national figures are buried at the Pantheon.

# lisbon - Sunday 22 October, 2017

Irish man in his 60s dies in drowning incident while on holiday in Portugal
# Lisbon
# Lisbon

Irish man in his 60s dies in drowning incident while on holiday in Portugal

Oct 22nd 2017, 8:24 AM 46,987 Views 6 Comments

It’s understood the man got into difficulty while swimming on Friday night.

# lisbon - Thursday 3 August, 2017

Pilot in court after deadly crash on Portugal beach
# Lisbon
# Lisbon

Pilot in court after deadly crash on Portugal beach

Aug 3rd 2017, 6:30 PM 23,356 Views 0 Comments

The instructor could be heard telling a control tower that the plane had suffered engine failure.

# lisbon - Wednesday 2 August, 2017

Two sunbathers die after light plane crash lands on Portuguese beach
# Lisbon
# Lisbon

Two sunbathers die after light plane crash lands on Portuguese beach

Aug 2nd 2017, 6:24 PM 28,323 Views 17 Comments

The incident happened this afternoon near the capital Lisbon.

# lisbon - Tuesday 20 June, 2017

Four-year-old boy whose parents were on honeymoon among dead in Portugal fires
# Victims
# Victims

Four-year-old boy whose parents were on honeymoon among dead in Portugal fires

Jun 20th 2017, 7:51 AM 23,106 Views 9 Comments

At least 64 people have died in fires that swept through the centre of the country at the weekend.

# lisbon - Tuesday 6 June, 2017

'Nothing to do with Enda leaving': Web Summit organisers announce Dublin event
# Moneyconf
# Moneyconf

'Nothing to do with Enda leaving': Web Summit organisers announce Dublin event

Jun 6th 2017, 7:25 AM 28,588 Views 32 Comments

MoneyConf, a financial services and fintech conference, has previously been held in other countries.

# lisbon - Tuesday 9 May, 2017

Irishman 'repeatedly stabbed' at resort in Algarve
# Portugal
# Portugal

Irishman 'repeatedly stabbed' at resort in Algarve

May 9th 2017, 10:37 AM 42,889 Views 50 Comments

The victim was reportedly attacked by two men in Praia da Rocha on Sunday morning.

# lisbon - Tuesday 25 April, 2017

Web Summit is going on a hiring spree – including someone to deal with the Irish government
# Building Relationships
# Building Relationships

Web Summit is going on a hiring spree – including someone to deal with the Irish government

Apr 25th 2017, 3:13 PM 14,221 Views 16 Comments

It comes as the company eyes a possible return to Dublin.

# lisbon - Monday 17 April, 2017

Five dead after small plane crashes into Portuguese supermarket
# Tires
# Tires

Five dead after small plane crashes into Portuguese supermarket

Apr 17th 2017, 2:47 PM 22,697 Views 7 Comments

Four others received minor injuries, emergency services said.

# lisbon - Monday 7 November, 2016

People who paid thousands for tickets left waiting outside Web Summit
# Lisbon
# Lisbon

People who paid thousands for tickets left waiting outside Web Summit

Nov 7th 2016, 8:28 PM 41,944 Views 70 Comments

Late Late ticket prices started at €1,000 for exhibition floor only.

# lisbon - Sunday 25 September, 2016

Man spent 43 years using wheelchair following incorrect diagnosis
# Portugal
# Portugal

Man spent 43 years using wheelchair following incorrect diagnosis

Sep 25th 2016, 6:19 PM 43,852 Views 14 Comments

61-year-old Rufino Borrego was incorrectly diagnosed as having incurable muscular dystrophy when he was 13.

# lisbon - Tuesday 19 April, 2016

Madeleine McCann's parents lose libel appeal over claims they were involved in her disappearance
# Controversial Book
# Controversial Book

Madeleine McCann's parents lose libel appeal over claims they were involved in her disappearance

Apr 19th 2016, 6:45 PM 33,391 Views 0 Comments

Madeleine would turn 13 next month.

# lisbon - Friday 6 November, 2015

Poll: Will the Web Summit moving to Portugal be a loss to Ireland?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Will the Web Summit moving to Portugal be a loss to Ireland?

Nov 6th 2015, 9:30 AM 21,671 Views 67 Comments

Or will another event come along?

# lisbon - Thursday 5 November, 2015

Paddy Cosgrave has told Dublin's last Web Summit how excited he is about Lisbon
# Lukewarm Reception
# Lukewarm Reception

Paddy Cosgrave has told Dublin's last Web Summit how excited he is about Lisbon

Nov 5th 2015, 4:18 PM 22,198 Views 74 Comments

Web Summit CEO Paddy Cosgrave rolled out the red carpet for the event’s new hosts today.

# lisbon - Sunday 18 October, 2015

'Getting involved in a petty mudslinging match over the Web Summit is embarrassing'
# Opinion
# Opinion

'Getting involved in a petty mudslinging match over the Web Summit is embarrassing'

Oct 18th 2015, 8:00 AM 194 Views 60 Comments

A bitter war of words has erupted between the Web Summit and the Taoiseach’s office, but as the finger pointing continues this whole affair smacks of desperation and incompetence, writes Paul Allen.

# lisbon - Friday 16 October, 2015

Joan Burton is sorry the Web Summit people are leaving with their backpacks and satchels
# Out Of Here
# Out Of Here

Joan Burton is sorry the Web Summit people are leaving with their backpacks and satchels

Oct 16th 2015, 10:21 AM 16,519 Views 80 Comments

Organisers “felt they got a better offer some place else” the Tánaiste said.

# lisbon - Sunday 27 September, 2015

Innovation minister says losing the Web Summit is actually a 'success story'
# Lisbon Bound
# Lisbon Bound

Innovation minister says losing the Web Summit is actually a 'success story'

Sep 27th 2015, 3:21 PM 24,689 Views 61 Comments

Damien English said it’s another example of an Irish company doing well internationally.

# lisbon - Wednesday 23 September, 2015

Web Summit paid only €1.3 million for Lisbon move
# Going Going Gone
# Going Going Gone

Web Summit paid only €1.3 million for Lisbon move

Sep 23rd 2015, 10:32 AM 29,797 Views 128 Comments

Co-founder Paddy Cosgrave made the announcement the event was leaving Dublin today.

# lisbon - Sunday 30 August, 2015

Three people shot dead after dispute 'over barking dog'
# Lisbon
# Lisbon

Three people shot dead after dispute 'over barking dog'

Aug 30th 2015, 3:03 PM 22,133 Views 42 Comments

Two police officers were amongst those killed.

# lisbon - Sunday 19 July, 2015

Ireland Men book place in Olympic 7s rugby qualifier with third place in Lisbon
# Rapid Progress
From The42
# Rapid Progress

Ireland Men book place in Olympic 7s rugby qualifier with third place in Lisbon

Jul 19th 2015, 6:59 PM 12,563 Views 12 Comments

A year ago, this team didn’t exist. Next June they’ll play for the last place at Rio 2016.

Women's 7s forced to settle for silver after securing safe passage to World Olympic repechage
# Long Road To Rio
From The42
# Long Road To Rio

Women's 7s forced to settle for silver after securing safe passage to World Olympic repechage

Jul 19th 2015, 1:45 PM 9,293 Views 4 Comments

Ireland came within a minute of victory in the Lisbon tournament, but were undone by late Spanish power.

# lisbon - Saturday 18 July, 2015

Ireland's Sevens sides on course for top three finish after unbeaten start in Lisbon
# Unbeaten
From The42
# Unbeaten

Ireland's Sevens sides on course for top three finish after unbeaten start in Lisbon

Jul 18th 2015, 8:00 PM 12,990 Views 6 Comments

Pool stage complete, Ireland are well seeded for the quarter-finals

# lisbon - Wednesday 3 June, 2015

What can Ireland learn from a country that decriminalised drugs?
# Portugal Here We Come
# Portugal Here We Come

What can Ireland learn from a country that decriminalised drugs?

Jun 3rd 2015, 3:24 PM 23,866 Views 72 Comments

TDs are off to Portugal to find out.

# lisbon - Monday 16 February, 2015

Lisbon Treaty vote (the 1st one) the most expensive referendum of past 15 years
# Nice Prices
# Nice Prices

Lisbon Treaty vote (the 1st one) the most expensive referendum of past 15 years

Feb 16th 2015, 6:40 PM 9,116 Views 47 Comments

They told us we’d save €20 million by scrapping the Seanad — but it cost us a fair chunk of change to hold the vote.

# lisbon - Monday 5 January, 2015

Ryanair co-pilot praised for safe emergency landing after captain fell ill
# Investigation
# Investigation

Ryanair co-pilot praised for safe emergency landing after captain fell ill

Jan 5th 2015, 5:06 PM 34,032 Views 49 Comments

At one stage, the commander of the craft fell unconscious.

# lisbon - Saturday 24 May, 2014

Roy Keane tells England skipper Steven Gerrard that England 'will struggle' at the World Cup
# Football Friends
From The42
# Football Friends

Roy Keane tells England skipper Steven Gerrard that England 'will struggle' at the World Cup

May 24th 2014, 8:18 PM 24,872 Views 36 Comments

Welcome to ITV, Stevie.

# lisbon - Sunday 24 November, 2013

Portugal restaurant siege ends with officer, gunman dead
# Pinhal Novo
# Pinhal Novo

Portugal restaurant siege ends with officer, gunman dead

Nov 24th 2013, 7:16 PM 21,595 Views 4 Comments

Six others, including four police, were injured by explosions in the seven-hour ordeal.

# lisbon - Tuesday 19 November, 2013

Guess who's getting closer to the end of their bailout too?
# Exits
# Exits

Guess who's getting closer to the end of their bailout too?

Nov 19th 2013, 1:05 PM 13,768 Views 44 Comments

Portugal received its penultimate tranche in rescue loans today.

# lisbon - Friday 15 November, 2013

Poll: Who are you shouting for tonight - Ronaldo or Zlatan?
# Have Your Say
From The42
# Have Your Say

Poll: Who are you shouting for tonight - Ronaldo or Zlatan?

Nov 15th 2013, 11:54 AM 4,214 Views 17 Comments

Tonight’s match in Lisbon really isn’t about two countries facing off, it’s about two men going to battle.

# lisbon - Sunday 23 December, 2012

Axed Casillas vows to prove Mourinho wrong
# Interview
From The42
# Interview

Axed Casillas vows to prove Mourinho wrong

Dec 23rd 2012, 7:23 PM 2,576 Views 0 Comments

The Real Madrid manager told reporters that he has a “clear conscience” in the wake of the decision.

# lisbon - Sunday 7 October, 2012

5 unusual ways to reach very special Irish places
# A To B
# A To B

5 unusual ways to reach very special Irish places

Oct 7th 2012, 9:15 AM 28,436 Views 33 Comments

There are some places where getting from A to B takes a little effort – but it’s so worth it.

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