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Tuesday 21 March 2023 Dublin: 11°C

# Polish

Last year
# 2010 disaster
2010 Smolensk air crash due to onboard explosions, Polish probe says
Poland’s then-president and 95 other people died in the 2010 crash.
All time
# Michal Kurek
Trial of man accused of murdering homeless man in Co Dublin opens
Sebastian Barczuk is charged with the murder of Michal Kurek over three years ago.
# artur celmer
Landmark case involving extradition of Polish man back before High Court
Artur Celmer has argued that he will not get a fair trial in his own country.
# Blood donation
'There's no better symbol of integration than the exchange of blood:' Polish residents launch Bloody Foreigners campaign
The Polish community in Ireland are encouraging their members to give blood donations.
# Dublin
Public asked to help find man who has been missing since December
Sebastian Betka was last seen in Dublin 2.
# the curse
Polish prosecutors investigate play that features sex scenes with statue of Saint John Paul II
The Roman Catholic Church in Poland has slammed the play as being “blasphemous”.
# factcheck
FactCheck: Are there really more Polish speakers than Irish speakers in Northern Ireland?
DUP leader Arlene Foster raised some eyebrows with her claim during the week. Is it true?
# on alert
Wave of hate crime and racist incidents following Brexit result
Signs stating “Leave the EU, no more Polish vermin” have been posted through letter boxes.
# gardaí without borders
'I could talk for Ireland': Polish and Chinese blazing a trail for non-Irish gardaí
Figures released to show there are more than 100 non-Irish members of An Garda Síochána and the Garda Reserve.
# Uncertain Future
'Devastation' and worry, as Poles wonder what Brexit will mean for them
“I wasn’t really expecting the result, and I wasn’t happy… It’s not great – especially not for us.”
# Warsaw
Librarian hunted on suspicion of beheading teacher is arrested in Malta
Searches for the man had taken place throughout Europe.
# patryk jaki
Right-wing Polish minister wants jail for anyone who calls Nazi death camps 'Polish'
Poland was attacked and occupied by Nazi Germany during World War II.
# Rogues
Polish mother and son told if they're still in Ireland after tomorrow they will be arrested
A judge said there are “enough rogues and gangsters in this country without importing some”.
The internet has become obsessed with this romantic maths note found on a tree
But all is not as it seems.
# European Parliament
Two right-wing MEPs have been suspended for making Nazi salutes
The men have been suspended for 10 days but will still be allowed to vote.
# Not amused
Vatican dismisses gay priest who came out on eve of meeting regarding homosexual believers
Polish priest Krzystof Charamsa says he’s “out of the closet and very happy”.
# optical illusion
Not a single person can decide which nail polish matches this shoe best
# that's handy
Now you can design and shape a bookshelf before ordering it online
‘Tylko’ is currently only available in Poland, Austria and Germany but aims to become more widely available after September.
# rip chloe
Man charged with kidnap, rape and murder of girl (9) snatched from playground
Zbigniew Huminski was arrested on Wednesday.
# Sackville Place
Ever heard of the Pole who helped Famine victims? He's been honoured in Dublin
Paweł Edmund Strzelecki lived in Ireland during the Great Hunger.
# anna bubula
'Disturbing allegations' of garda failures in case of Polish woman's alleged rape
An investigation into potential failures is now taking place.
# eatpolishapples
Poland have asked the people of Ireland to eat their apples
Poland want us to eat their apples. And they’ve got a video encouraging us to do so.
# alms
Vatican charity arm turning pope's words into action
Discreet daily rounds of charity-giving based on letters sent to Pope Francis.
# Missing
Appeal for help tracing missing 4-year-old boy
It is believed Jan Rehman, who has been missing since Wednesday, may be in the company of his Polish mother.
# Donegal
Man arrested for murder of Polish man in Donegal
Bogdan Michalkiawicz was killed between the 13 and 15 May 2013 at 15 Westside Apartments, Letterkenny.
# special delivery
Home win cheers An Post Rás fans while Bialoblocki clinches overall title
Sam Bennett of Carrick-on-Suir led home a Chain Reaction 1-2-3 finish in Skerries today.
# Immigration
Polish named as Britain's second most widely-spoken language
About 1 per cent of the entire population of England and Wales speaks Polish – more than Punjabi or Urdu.
# Jerzy roar
VIDEO: Polish player goes ballistic over line call at Aussie Open
“How many times?!”
# Oops
Polish Prime Minister embarrassed by Irish photo blunder
Prime Minister Donald Tusk launched a major initiative to promote Polish families – but used a photograph of Irish people by mistake.
# Dying wish
Young mum needs €25k to fulfil her dying wish
Fundraising campaign set up to send Marta Salacka, who has been diagnosed with leukaemia, home to Poland to die in peace surrounded by her family and friends.
# distressing scenes
VIDEO: Russian hooligans attack Wroclaw stadium stewards
A statement from Wroclaw police confirmed four people had been hospitalised by the violence.
Column: Here’s what it’s really like being Polish in Ireland
Are the Irish racists? No – but there is an undercurrent of xenophobia in everyday life, writes Polish-born Dubliner Anna Pas.
# Magda
Labour Senator apologises over Twitter insults following 'Magda' controversy
Jimmy Harte responded with insults to Twitter users who had criticised his comments on the controversial ‘Magda’ story in yesterday’s Irish Independent.
# Magda
'Magda' says Irish Independent story was 'completely not true'
The Polish woman at the centre of a controversial article which was mistranslated from a Polish newspaper has spoken out about her shock at the description of her life on the dole.
# Jersey
Six dead after stabbings in 'one of the safest places in the Western world'
Three children are among those to have died. The victims are reported to have all been members of the same family.
# Daily Fix
The Daily Fix: Tuesday
Riots in Greece, RTÉ responds to the Healy-Rae phone call controversy, amazing pics of a WWII plane dug out of a bog in Donegal….and a baby koala.
# Missing
Woman missing for 11 days from her Dublin home
Gardai look for help to find 33-year-old Polish woman after she disappears from Finglas.