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Dublin: 18°C Tuesday 16 August 2022

#Spain

# spain - Saturday 13 August, 2022

Festival organisers in Spain 'devastated' after stage collapse kills one person and injures 17
# Spain
# Spain

Festival organisers in Spain 'devastated' after stage collapse kills one person and injures 17

Sat 9:37 AM 44,606 Views 9 Comments

Heavy winds are believed to have brought the stage down in the early hours of Saturday morning.

# spain - Wednesday 10 August, 2022

Irish tourist drowned in a Spanish pool
# Tragic
# Tragic

Irish tourist drowned in a Spanish pool

Aug 10th 2022, 11:09 AM 55,657 Views 0 Comments

The Department of Foreign Affairs said it is ready to provide consular assistance to the man’s family who live in the area.

# spain - Friday 29 July, 2022

Spanish Prime Minister tells nation to avoid ties to save on air-con energy
# Lack Of The Tie-tans
# Lack Of The Tie-tans

Spanish Prime Minister tells nation to avoid ties to save on air-con energy

Jul 29th 2022, 9:33 PM 35,125 Views 16 Comments

Feeling a little more comfortable would save energy if it resulted in less air conditioning being used, he said.

Spain prosecutors call for eight-year sentence for Shakira over alleged tax fraud
# Hips Don't Lie
# Hips Don't Lie

Spain prosecutors call for eight-year sentence for Shakira over alleged tax fraud

Jul 29th 2022, 10:05 AM 42,529 Views 0 Comments

The global singer is accused of defrauding the Spanish tax office out of €14.5 million.

# spain - Monday 18 July, 2022

France and Spain fight spreading wildfires as heatwave fries Europe
# Wildfires
# Wildfires

France and Spain fight spreading wildfires as heatwave fries Europe

Updated Jul 18th 2022, 5:51 PM 28,060 Views 3 Comments

Towns are being evacuated in south-western France as thousands of firefighters tackle the flames.

Five injured in Marbella nightclub shooting
# Shooting
# Shooting

Five injured in Marbella nightclub shooting

Jul 18th 2022, 11:41 AM 33,887 Views 5 Comments

The incident happened shortly after midnight Irish time.

# spain - Sunday 17 July, 2022

Spain ready for 'toughest game' against England as Germany click into gear
# EURO2022
From The42
# EURO2022

Spain ready for 'toughest game' against England as Germany click into gear

Jul 17th 2022, 12:19 PM 2,925 Views 0 Comments

Jorge Vilda’s side edged out Denmark 1-0 in their final Group B match to set up a meeting with the hosts in Brighton on Wednesday.

# spain - Thursday 14 July, 2022

Spain moves ahead with bill to honour victims of Franco dictatorship
# Mass Graves
# Mass Graves

Spain moves ahead with bill to honour victims of Franco dictatorship

Jul 14th 2022, 8:09 PM 10,779 Views 5 Comments

Hundreds of thousands of people were killed during the Spanish Civil War or “disappeared” during Franco’s regime.

1,500 surgeries expected for Irish patients at new Spanish hospital
# Waiting Lists
# Waiting Lists

1,500 surgeries expected for Irish patients at new Spanish hospital

Jul 14th 2022, 7:05 AM 35,768 Views 52 Comments

The treatment will be available because of the EU Cross Border Directive.

# spain - Wednesday 13 July, 2022

Spain’s running of the bulls: Six hurt but no gorings in Pamplona
# Pamplona
# Pamplona

Spain’s running of the bulls: Six hurt but no gorings in Pamplona

Jul 13th 2022, 9:02 AM 13,405 Views 22 Comments

There were many hairy moments in the two-minute dash through the cobblestone streets of Pamplona today.

# spain - Tuesday 12 July, 2022

Garda detectives conduct Lanzarote raid as part of organised crime probe
# Gardaí
# Gardaí

Garda detectives conduct Lanzarote raid as part of organised crime probe

Jul 12th 2022, 9:28 PM 39,404 Views 0 Comments

Gardaí searched the residence of an Irish citizen residing there who is suspected of involvement in an organised crime gang based in Spain.

# spain - Saturday 9 July, 2022

Bull runners narrowly avoid being gored at San Fermin Festival
# Bull Run
# Bull Run

Bull runners narrowly avoid being gored at San Fermin Festival

Jul 9th 2022, 12:39 PM 22,436 Views 35 Comments

While no-one was gored, there were several close calls.

# spain - Friday 8 July, 2022

Spain battle back from early shock to brush aside Finland in their Euro 2022 opener
# Quick Fire
From The42
# Quick Fire

Spain battle back from early shock to brush aside Finland in their Euro 2022 opener

Jul 8th 2022, 7:53 PM 2,617 Views 0 Comments

The much-fancied Spaniards were stunned when Linda Sallstrom struck with just 50 seconds on the clock.

# spain - Tuesday 5 July, 2022

Injury rules Ballon d’Or winner out of Euro 2022
# Blow
From The42
# Blow

Injury rules Ballon d’Or winner out of Euro 2022

Jul 5th 2022, 9:49 PM 8,633 Views 0 Comments

Spain’s Alexia Putellas sustained a knee injury in training today.

# spain - Thursday 30 June, 2022

Poll: Do you think it's okay to pee in the sea?
# Ah Here
# Ah Here

Poll: Do you think it's okay to pee in the sea?

Jun 30th 2022, 10:08 AM 54,124 Views 54 Comments

Let us know.

# spain - Tuesday 28 June, 2022

UK, Germany and Spain have more than half of global monkeypox cases
# WHO
# WHO

UK, Germany and Spain have more than half of global monkeypox cases

Jun 28th 2022, 10:53 AM 7,511 Views 3 Comments

The WHO also believes that the amount of cases could be underestimated.

# spain - Monday 27 June, 2022

Spain won't be in Ireland's World Cup pool next year after appeal rejected
# Denied
From The42
# Denied

Spain won't be in Ireland's World Cup pool next year after appeal rejected

Jun 27th 2022, 12:58 PM 8,421 Views 3 Comments

This final and binding decision is a huge setback for Spanish rugby.

# spain - Monday 20 June, 2022

Firefighters battle wildfires as Europe is hit by heatwave
# Wildfires
# Wildfires

Firefighters battle wildfires as Europe is hit by heatwave

Updated Jun 20th 2022, 7:45 AM 29,262 Views 5 Comments

The worst damage was in Spain’s Zamora province, but three villages in Germany had to be evacuated because of an approaching blaze.

# spain - Wednesday 15 June, 2022

Spain sizzles in unseasonal heatwave for second time in two months
# Scorching
# Scorching

Spain sizzles in unseasonal heatwave for second time in two months

Jun 15th 2022, 2:46 PM 24,248 Views 11 Comments

Temperature warnings are in place for most of the country with highs of more than 40 degrees, an unusual sight for June.

# spain - Sunday 5 June, 2022

Ronaldo hits Portugal brace while Gavi becomes Spain's youngest scorer
# Nations League
From The42
# Nations League

Ronaldo hits Portugal brace while Gavi becomes Spain's youngest scorer

Jun 5th 2022, 10:20 PM 9,076 Views 8 Comments

The dropped points for Luis Enrique’s side combined with Portugal’s 4-0 win means they top Group B of League A in the Nations League.

# spain - Thursday 2 June, 2022

Spain pegged back by late Portugal equaliser
# Nations League
From The42
# Nations League

Spain pegged back by late Portugal equaliser

Jun 2nd 2022, 10:21 PM 5,468 Views 0 Comments

A 1-1 draw means neither of the two favourites in Group A2 claim the early advantage.

# spain - Friday 27 May, 2022

Spain to launch appeal over World Cup expulsion after ineligible player saga
# Furious
From The42
# Furious

Spain to launch appeal over World Cup expulsion after ineligible player saga

May 27th 2022, 3:49 PM 4,397 Views 4 Comments

On 5 May, an independent judicial committee ruled they had breached a World Rugby regulation by fielding Gavin van den Berg.

# spain - Monday 23 May, 2022

Temperatures start to ease in Spain after hitting unusual highs for May
# Heatwave
# Heatwave

Temperatures start to ease in Spain after hitting unusual highs for May

May 23rd 2022, 6:41 PM 23,515 Views 9 Comments

However, the national forecaster has warned that the risk of fires remains high in many areas.

# spain - Friday 20 May, 2022

Spain experiences extreme temperatures in early summer heatwave
# Sizzling
# Sizzling

Spain experiences extreme temperatures in early summer heatwave

May 20th 2022, 4:07 PM 46,352 Views 16 Comments

Temperatures are expected to hit 39 degrees Celsius in some areas.

# spain - Tuesday 17 May, 2022

Spanish cabinet approves paid 'menstrual leave'
# Women's Health
# Women's Health

Spanish cabinet approves paid 'menstrual leave'

May 17th 2022, 5:58 PM 26,418 Views 29 Comments

Equality Minister Irene Montero said the law will recognise a health problem that has been largely swept under the carpet until now.

# spain - Saturday 19 March, 2022

'It would be such an honour to play against Ireland, they're my second team'
# Blackrock Boy
From The42
# Blackrock Boy

'It would be such an honour to play against Ireland, they're my second team'

Mar 19th 2022, 8:30 AM 29,705 Views 9 Comments

Alejandro Alonso, who helped Spain to qualify for the World Cup, spent two years in Blackrock College.

# spain - Friday 18 March, 2022

De Gea dropped from Spain squad, Raya called up
# Making The Cut
From The42
# Making The Cut

De Gea dropped from Spain squad, Raya called up

Mar 18th 2022, 2:32 PM 7,615 Views 9 Comments

De Gea has been in excellent form for United this season.

# spain - Tuesday 15 March, 2022

Skies turn orange as dust from Sahara dumped on Spain
# Madrid
# Madrid

Skies turn orange as dust from Sahara dumped on Spain

Mar 15th 2022, 1:15 PM 38,179 Views 12 Comments

The unusual phenomenon occurred after a mass of hot air crossed from the Sahara.

# spain - Saturday 19 February, 2022

'It's not all about the here and now, but growing as a squad' - new-look Ireland aim to win
# Future Focus
From The42
# Future Focus

'It's not all about the here and now, but growing as a squad' - new-look Ireland aim to win

Feb 19th 2022, 6:45 AM 3,661 Views 1 Comment

Vera Pauw’s Girls In Green face Russia in the Pinatar Cup semi-final this evening.

# spain - Tuesday 15 February, 2022

Seven confirmed dead as Spanish trawler sinks off Canada
# Rescue Mission
# Rescue Mission

Seven confirmed dead as Spanish trawler sinks off Canada

Feb 15th 2022, 3:38 PM 13,223 Views 1 Comment

At least 14 are missing.

# spain - Thursday 20 January, 2022

Ireland confirmed to play 8-team tournament in Spain
# Ready To Go
From The42
# Ready To Go

Ireland confirmed to play 8-team tournament in Spain

Jan 20th 2022, 6:41 PM 4,930 Views 0 Comments

Belgium, Hungary, Poland, Russia, Scotland, Slovakia and Wales are all set to compete.

# spain - Wednesday 19 January, 2022

Five people dead and 11 others hospitalised after fire at Spain retirement home
# Valencia
# Valencia

Five people dead and 11 others hospitalised after fire at Spain retirement home

Jan 19th 2022, 7:57 AM 13,958 Views 2 Comments

The fire broke out around midnight at the facility in Moncada in Valencia.

# spain - Tuesday 18 January, 2022

43 people drowned after migrant boat capsizes off southern Morocco
# Tarfaya
# Tarfaya

43 people drowned after migrant boat capsizes off southern Morocco

Jan 18th 2022, 10:46 AM 15,646 Views 9 Comments

Ten people were rescued from the shipwreck.

# spain - Sunday 2 January, 2022

Real Madrid 'still on holiday' in Getafe loss, patched-up Barca beat Mallorca From The42

Real Madrid 'still on holiday' in Getafe loss, patched-up Barca beat Mallorca

Updated Jan 2nd 2022, 10:20 PM 6,516 Views 0 Comments

Carlo Ancelotti’s side were woefully out of sorts in their first outing of 2022.

# spain - Saturday 25 December, 2021

Eruption of Spanish island volcano declared over after starting in September
# Canary Islands
# Canary Islands

Eruption of Spanish island volcano declared over after starting in September

Dec 25th 2021, 5:21 PM 35,156 Views 6 Comments

Fiery molten rock flowing down toward the sea destroyed around 3,000 buildings.

# spain - Wednesday 22 December, 2021

Spanish court annuls Barcelona defender Pique's €2.1 million tax bill
# Big Money
From The42
# Big Money

Spanish court annuls Barcelona defender Pique's €2.1 million tax bill

Dec 22nd 2021, 9:24 PM 6,707 Views 0 Comments

The player’s partner, Colombian pop star Shakira, is also being investigated.

# spain - Sunday 14 November, 2021

Spanish bars and nightclubs face alcohol shortages as Covid-19 restrictions lift
# Nightlife
# Nightlife

Spanish bars and nightclubs face alcohol shortages as Covid-19 restrictions lift

Nov 14th 2021, 8:20 AM 36,734 Views 25 Comments

Popular names like Beefeater gin, Absolut vodka and Patron tequila are in short supply.

# spain - Saturday 23 October, 2021

Spain pledges quicker help for La Palma following volcano damage
# Canary Islands
# Canary Islands

Spain pledges quicker help for La Palma following volcano damage

Oct 23rd 2021, 5:30 PM 18,369 Views 3 Comments

Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez said his government would pass new measures this week to help millions of euros in aid reach those in need.

# spain - Thursday 21 October, 2021

Dublin man wanted over €27 million drug trafficking operation arrested in Lanzarote
# Spain
# Spain

Dublin man wanted over €27 million drug trafficking operation arrested in Lanzarote

Oct 21st 2021, 4:21 PM 38,811 Views 0 Comments

Gary Vickery is an associate of Thomas ‘Bomber’ Kavanagh who is linked to the Kinahan Organised Crime Group.

# spain - Wednesday 29 September, 2021

Gerry 'The Monk' Hutch charged with the murder of David Byrne at the Regency Hotel in 2016
# Gerry Hutch
# Gerry Hutch

Gerry 'The Monk' Hutch charged with the murder of David Byrne at the Regency Hotel in 2016

Updated Sep 29th 2021, 9:19 PM 97,301 Views 0 Comments

A date was also set at the Special Criminal Court this evening for the trial of Hutch.

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