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#Settlements

# settlements - Thursday 28 October, 2021

Twelve countries, including Ireland, call on Israel to reverse plan for 3,000 settler homes in West Bank
# Settlements
# Settlements

Twelve countries, including Ireland, call on Israel to reverse plan for 3,000 settler homes in West Bank

Updated Oct 28th 2021, 2:00 PM 22,316 Views 40 Comments

The homes will be built in the occupied West Bank despite the US president’s strongest criticism yet of the project.

# settlements - Tuesday 14 July, 2020

$19 million settlement between Weinstein and some accusers rejected by judge
# Harvey Weinstein
# Harvey Weinstein

$19 million settlement between Weinstein and some accusers rejected by judge

Jul 14th 2020, 9:59 PM 22,704 Views 0 Comments

Weinstein was sentenced to 23 years in prison earlier this year.

# settlements - Tuesday 12 November, 2019

EU countries must now label products imported from Israeli occupied territories
# Settlements
# Settlements

EU countries must now label products imported from Israeli occupied territories

Nov 12th 2019, 1:34 PM 11,999 Views 35 Comments

It follows a case taken by a French tribunal in 2016.

# settlements - Tuesday 24 January, 2017

Israel announces 2,500 settler homes following Trump 'encouragement'
# West Bank
# West Bank

Israel announces 2,500 settler homes following Trump 'encouragement'

Jan 24th 2017, 5:42 PM 17,686 Views 126 Comments

It may be the largest number to have been given the green light since 2013.

# settlements - Saturday 1 October, 2016

Settlements could see Israel thrown out of the World Cup
# West Bank
# West Bank

Settlements could see Israel thrown out of the World Cup

Oct 1st 2016, 7:15 AM 18,114 Views 110 Comments

Clubs play on the West Bank, considered occupied land.

# settlements - Thursday 12 November, 2015

EU says products made in Jewish settlements can no longer have 'Made in Israel' label
# Palestine
# Palestine

EU says products made in Jewish settlements can no longer have 'Made in Israel' label

Nov 12th 2015, 8:23 AM 16,001 Views 159 Comments

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said the EU should be ashamed, comparing the move to Nazi-era pratices.

# settlements - Tuesday 8 September, 2015

Ex-government press secretary and retired jockey among tax defaulters
# Revenue
# Revenue

Ex-government press secretary and retired jockey among tax defaulters

Sep 8th 2015, 10:00 PM 32,142 Views 19 Comments

Retired jockey Charlie Swan made a settlement of more than €122,000 with Revenue.

# settlements - Friday 17 April, 2015

Litterbugs are REALLY bad at paying fines
# Black Bags
# Black Bags

Litterbugs are REALLY bad at paying fines

Apr 17th 2015, 1:54 PM 9,075 Views 25 Comments

And a councillor thinks it could cause reputational damage.

# settlements - Tuesday 28 October, 2014

Amid tensions in Jerusalem, Israel announces 1,000 new settler homes in the city
# Disputed Territory
# Disputed Territory

Amid tensions in Jerusalem, Israel announces 1,000 new settler homes in the city

Oct 28th 2014, 2:09 PM 6,842 Views 164 Comments

Ireland has joined the US and others in condemning the move.

# settlements - Monday 1 September, 2014

"Settlements are illegal" - Ireland joins chorus of condemnation of Israeli land grab
# No State Solution
# No State Solution

"Settlements are illegal" - Ireland joins chorus of condemnation of Israeli land grab

Sep 1st 2014, 5:23 PM 13,802 Views 114 Comments

The US and Amnesty International also want Israel to reverse the decision.

# settlements - Tuesday 8 July, 2014

US judge approves uncapped head injury deal for former NFL players
# Concussion
From The42
# Concussion

US judge approves uncapped head injury deal for former NFL players

Jul 8th 2014, 11:40 AM 2,707 Views 1 Comment

Lawyers for more than 4,500 retired players have accused the league of covering up the effects of hits to the head.

# settlements - Monday 16 December, 2013

HSE paid out over €255m on legal fees since 2005
# Legal Battle
# Legal Battle

HSE paid out over €255m on legal fees since 2005

Dec 16th 2013, 6:45 AM 5,235 Views 14 Comments

The legal fees bill reached over €46.5m in 2012, an increase of more than €10 million on 2011.

# settlements - Tuesday 12 November, 2013

Israel cancels plans to build 20,000 settler homes in the West Bank
# West Bank
# West Bank

Israel cancels plans to build 20,000 settler homes in the West Bank

Nov 12th 2013, 10:50 PM 14,293 Views 54 Comments

Prime Minsiter Benjamin Netanyahu said the plan had created “unnecessary confrontation with the international community” after the US expressed “deep concern”.

# settlements - Saturday 2 November, 2013

How France has helped Revenue recoup over €4m in tax settlements
# Mon Ami
# Mon Ami

How France has helped Revenue recoup over €4m in tax settlements

Nov 2nd 2013, 5:30 PM 12,211 Views 16 Comments

Finance Minister Michael Noonan revealed the information in response to a parliamentary question from Sinn Féin’s Pearse Doherty last month.

Israeli settlements in Palestine 'single biggest obstruction to peace'
# Palestine
# Palestine

Israeli settlements in Palestine 'single biggest obstruction to peace'

Nov 2nd 2013, 7:30 AM 4,711 Views 116 Comments

Following a visit to Palestine, Irish MEP Emer Costello said the rapid expansion of these settlements was resulting in “the death of so many communities”.

# settlements - Monday 12 August, 2013

Prisoners released, new settlements announced ahead of Israel, Palestine talks
# Middle East
# Middle East

Prisoners released, new settlements announced ahead of Israel, Palestine talks

Aug 12th 2013, 10:34 AM 3,039 Views 42 Comments

Negotiators are still set to meet on Wednesday for peace talks.

# settlements - Tuesday 11 June, 2013

Two settlements of over a million in latest tax defaulters list
# Pay Back
# Pay Back

Two settlements of over a million in latest tax defaulters list

Jun 11th 2013, 4:42 PM 14,459 Views 25 Comments

In total, six settlements of over half a million were made – including one by a supermarket owner and another by an amusement arcade operator.

# settlements - Saturday 11 May, 2013

Top readers' comments of the week
# You Told Us
# You Told Us

Top readers' comments of the week

May 11th 2013, 11:00 AM 9,978 Views 14 Comments

Here’s our round-up of the best, the most interesting and the most commented-on pieces from the past week. Did you make it in?

# settlements - Sunday 13 January, 2013

Photos: Israel evicts Palestinians from West Bank protest site
# Tensions
# Tensions

Photos: Israel evicts Palestinians from West Bank protest site

Jan 13th 2013, 3:18 PM 5,005 Views 66 Comments

Dozens of protesters were evicted from the first-of-its-kind protest camp in an area slated for Jewish settlement.

# settlements - Thursday 20 December, 2012

Israel okays initial stages of new West Bank city
# Settlements
# Settlements

Israel okays initial stages of new West Bank city

Dec 20th 2012, 8:51 PM 5,668 Views 106 Comments

Plans to build 523 homes gets go ahead.

# settlements - Wednesday 6 June, 2012

Israel to build 300 new settlement homes in the West Bank
# Middle East
# Middle East

Israel to build 300 new settlement homes in the West Bank

Jun 6th 2012, 9:28 PM 2,580 Views 77 Comments

Jewish settlements in the West Bank and East Jerusalem are the heart of the current deadlock in efforts to strike a peace deal in the Middle East.

# settlements - Tuesday 3 January, 2012

Israel and Palestine hold first talks in over a year
# Middle East
# Middle East

Israel and Palestine hold first talks in over a year

Jan 3rd 2012, 9:52 AM 716 Views 10 Comments

Negotiators will meet in Jordan in the hope of setting conditions under which peace talks could be restarted.

# settlements - Wednesday 21 December, 2011

US criticised over failure to condemn settlement construction in Palestine
# Middle East
# Middle East

US criticised over failure to condemn settlement construction in Palestine

Dec 21st 2011, 1:07 PM 1,685 Views 13 Comments

Diplomats have condemned the lack of progress toward a solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

# settlements - Monday 15 August, 2011

Israel approves construction of 277 new homes in West Bank
# Settlements
# Settlements

Israel approves construction of 277 new homes in West Bank

Aug 15th 2011, 2:33 PM 450 Views 27 Comments

A further 277 apartments in a Jewish settlement deep inside the West Bank have been approved for construction.