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# poland - Wednesday 28 October, 2020

Nationwide strike and protests take place in Poland after abortion ruling

Krakow, Wroclaw, Szczecin and Lodz have all seen protests.

Poles join nationwide strike over abortion ruling

The ruling would deny legal abortions to women even in cases where a child is sure to die upon birth.

# poland - Tuesday 27 October, 2020

Abortion protests 'aim to destroy Poland', leader of country's ruling party says

A court ruling last week, when published, will rule out abortions in almost all cases in Poland.

# poland - Saturday 24 October, 2020

Polish president Andrzej Duda tests positive for coronavirus

Duda’s diagnosis comes amid a huge surge in the number of confirmed cases of Covid-19 and deaths in Poland.

# poland - Friday 23 October, 2020

Fifteen people detained at protests following Poland abortion ruling

The Constitutional Court ruling severely restricts access to abortion in Poland.

# poland - Monday 5 October, 2020

From The42 Bohemians winger Twardek seals Poland move Done Deal This post contains videos

Bohemians winger Twardek seals Poland move

The 23-year-old has joined Jagiellonia Bialystok for an undisclosed fee.

# poland - Sunday 6 September, 2020

'Green List': Travel guidance remains unchanged despite Ireland's high 14-day incidence rate

Taoiseach Micheál Martin said there will be no changes to the list until a new roadmap is published.

# poland - Monday 31 August, 2020

Sharp spike in travel to and from Ireland in last month

CSO data shows that travel in July was still significantly lower than in 2019.

# poland - Saturday 8 August, 2020

Polish police clash with demonstrators protesting against LGBT activist's arrest

Warsaw police said that 48 people were arrested.

# poland - Friday 7 August, 2020

Court of Appeal rules that child brought to Ireland by mother should be returned to native Poland

The boy’s father brought proceedings before the Irish courts.

# poland - Thursday 6 August, 2020

Opponents boycott ceremony as Poland's president sworn in for second term

Opponents have accused Andrzej Duda of undermining the constitution and of running a homophobic campaign.

# poland - Tuesday 14 July, 2020

'It's hard to be optimistic': Many Poles in Ireland uneasy at re-election of populist president

Andrzej Duda saw off a liberal challenger in a closely fought contest.

# poland - Monday 13 July, 2020

Conservative candidate on course for narrow victory in Poland's presidential election

With 99.97% of votes counted, Andrzej Duda was on 51.21% and ahead of liberal rival Rafal Trzaskowski.

# poland - Tuesday 16 June, 2020

Germany pledges €120 million to preserve Auschwitz concentration camp

The death camp, which is located in Poland, was where Nazi officials murdered 1.1 million people.

# poland - Thursday 2 April, 2020

Poland, Hungary and Czech Republic broke EU law by refusing refugees, European Court of Justice rules

They ‘failed to fulfil their obligations under European Union law,’ the ECJ held.

# poland - Saturday 14 March, 2020

Ryanair cancels all flights to and from Poland in response to ban on foreign travellers

The airline has said it will contact affected passengers in the wake of the measure.

# poland - Monday 27 January, 2020

Auschwitz survivors warn of rising anti-Semitism 75 years on

About 200 camp survivors attended today’s service.

# poland - Friday 24 January, 2020

Legal chaos in Poland amid warning that country is no longer 'governed by rule of law'

The Polish government has pushed through legislation to make it easier to fire judges.

# poland - Sunday 1 September, 2019

Germany asks Poland for forgiveness, 80 years on from beginning of World War II

Nearly six million Poles died in the conflict that killed more than 50 million people overall.

# poland - Friday 23 August, 2019

Two children among five dead after lightning strike hits metal cross on Polish mountain

The thunderstorm hit Poland and Slovakia’s Tatra mountains.

# poland - Thursday 22 August, 2019

Multiple fatalities as lightning strike hits cross at Polish pilgrimage site

The lightning reportedly struck the large cross on the Giewont summit at a time when many hikers were present.

# poland - Friday 5 July, 2019

Eva Kor, survivor of Auschwitz doctor Mengele, dies aged 85

Kor passed away in Poland during a trip to the Holocaust site.

# poland - Saturday 15 June, 2019

A search is under way for a century-old 'solidarity' book sent from Poland's children to Ireland

The book was a thank you gift after Ireland sent its own version in response to the Września children’s strike of 1901.

# poland - Friday 7 June, 2019

Polish minister defends hunting of beavers by claiming their tails are an aphrodisiac

The minister said hunting quotas for beavers were far from being depleted.

# poland - Tuesday 21 May, 2019

'A great joy': Woman gives birth to Poland's first sextuplets

The babies range in weight from 890 grammes to 1.3 kilogrammes.

# poland - Tuesday 9 April, 2019

'The equivalent of the Euros': Dublin quidditch team heading to Poland for international tournament

Players describe the sport as a ‘mix of rugby and dodgeball’ and involves the team members sitting on brooms.

# poland - Monday 1 April, 2019

Catholic priests in Poland burn Harry Potter and Twilight books

Photos show priests carrying a basket of books and other items including an African-styled face mask.

# poland - Sunday 10 March, 2019

'That medal is the outcome of a lot of hard work, not just 100 laps I did on the track'

Lydia Boylan discusses her world silver medal success, dealing with disappointment and uprooting her life in search of Olympic glory.

# poland - Friday 22 February, 2019

Cases of sex abuse by priests in Poland exposed in new report

The document details the cases of 85 priests convicted of paedophilia.

# poland - Monday 18 February, 2019

Polish PM cancels Israel trip after reports of Netanyahu saying 'Poles collaborated with Nazis'

The Israeli prime minister’s office has said that he was “misquoted” in the article, and said that he meant individual Poles.

# poland - Saturday 9 February, 2019

From The42 'I've been in Ireland for 18 years, I love the country, but in football there is a lot of negativity' Mindset

'I've been in Ireland for 18 years, I love the country, but in football there is a lot of negativity'

UCD U19s boss Maciej Tarnogrodzki offers his thoughts on the development of young Irish players.

# poland - Saturday 19 January, 2019

'It's hatred that killed Pawel': Poland bids farewell to murdered mayor

Adamowicz, 53, was stabbed in the heart in front of hundreds of people at a charity fundraiser last weekend.

# poland - Monday 14 January, 2019

From The42 Dortmund legend Blaszczykowski set to rejoin boyhood club taking no salary and donating €300,000 Respect

Dortmund legend Blaszczykowski set to rejoin boyhood club taking no salary and donating €300,000

The two-time Bundesliga champion will rejoin boyhood club Wisla Krakow, where he won a Polish title in 2005.

Mayor of Polish city dies after being stabbed at charity event

Pawel Adamowicz was in surgery for five hours following the stabbing in Gdansk.

# poland - Friday 11 January, 2019

Huawei employee arrested in Poland on suspicion of spying for China

The Chinese foreign ministry told AFP it was “highly concerned” by the arrest.

# poland - Monday 7 January, 2019

Victims of Poland escape room fire to be buried together

Players in escape room games are locked inside a room or building and must solve puzzles to unlock the door.

# poland - Sunday 6 January, 2019

Polish officials shut down 13 escape rooms over safety flaws after 5 teenage girls die in fire

Firefighters found the victims’ bodies after they extinguished a fire next to the locked room.

# poland - Friday 4 January, 2019

Five teenage girls die and one man injured after fire breaks out in Polish escape room

The man with severe burns was taken to an intensive care unit.

# poland - Sunday 16 December, 2018

UN climate summit: The three key outcomes you need to know

Minister for Climate Action and Environment, Richard Bruton, said Ireland is fully committed to implementing the Paris Agreement.

# poland - Monday 3 December, 2018

David Attenborough:'The collapse of our civilisation is on the horizon'

The TV presenter (92) issued an appeal to world leaders at a UN climate summit.

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