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#Croatia

# croatia - Thursday 23 July, 2015

Uefa have come down hard on Croatia for swastika incident during Euro 2016 qualifier

The incident occurred during the 1-1 draw with Italy in June.

# croatia - Wednesday 15 July, 2015

From TheJournal.ie “Someone I could say nothing but nice things about” – Galway village devastated by death of local GAA star in Croatia Moycullen

“Someone I could say nothing but nice things about” – Galway village devastated by death of local GAA star in Croatia

Eamon Buckley (19) lost his life tragically yesterday in Split, Croatia.

# croatia - Tuesday 14 July, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Irishman dies in Croatia Split

Irishman dies in Croatia

Local media is reporting he drowned.

# croatia - Tuesday 30 June, 2015

# croatia - Saturday 13 June, 2015

Croatia issues apology after swastika symbol appears on pitch

Croatia are facing punishment from Uefa after the symbol appeared during their Euro qualifier with Italy.

# croatia - Saturday 16 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie A group of Polish tourists have just invented a new country Kingdom Of Enclava

A group of Polish tourists have just invented a new country

They have done so on a strip of unclaimed land between Slovenia and Croatia.

# croatia - Monday 4 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie ‘I knew my rapists… I had to watch what they did to my daughter’ Vukovar

‘I knew my rapists… I had to watch what they did to my daughter’

Victims in Croatia might soon get justice after war crimes.

# croatia - Tuesday 3 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Serbia did not commit genocide in Croatia Explainer

Serbia did not commit genocide in Croatia

The case was heard at the International Court of Justice.

# croatia - Monday 2 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie A European country is wiping out thousands of its citizens’ debts. But it’s not Greece A New Start

A European country is wiping out thousands of its citizens’ debts. But it’s not Greece

The write-off could be worth up to €273 million for 60,000 of the nation’s poorest citizens.

# croatia - Saturday 18 October, 2014

Ultras, nihilism and Kosovo: Jonathan Wilson on the midweek violence in Belgrade

The acclaimed football journalist and author provides an insight into Tuesday’s abandoned Euro 2016 qualifier between Serbia and Albania.

# croatia - Monday 25 August, 2014

From The Daily Edge A Croatian church doesn’t want you to see Cersei Lannister’s boobs What A Boob

A Croatian church doesn’t want you to see Cersei Lannister’s boobs

A church the show wanted to film a nude scene in does not like topless women strolling around in there, apparently.

# croatia - Tuesday 15 July, 2014

‘Deprived of fair and honest treatment’ Eduardo walks away from Croatia

The Brazilian-born striker scored 29 times in his 64 caps, but retires complaining of influence from outside forces.

# croatia - Friday 4 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Devastating Bosnian floods unearths mass grave containing 24 people Bosnian War

Devastating Bosnian floods unearths mass grave containing 24 people

Most of the victims were found with their hands tied behind their backs, officials said.

# croatia - Friday 20 June, 2014

Croatian captain Darijo Srna is the World Cup’s fastest player

The full-back racked up a blistering top speed of almost 33km/h during his side’s clash with Cameroon.

# croatia - Thursday 19 June, 2014

Croatia set up Mexican stand-off after taming ‘Indomitable Lions’ Cameroon'd This post contains videos

Croatia set up Mexican stand-off after taming ‘Indomitable Lions’

Mario Mandzukic scored twice after Alex Song saw red.

# croatia - Friday 13 June, 2014

‘There will be 100 penalties in this World Cup,’ fumes Croatia coach Kovac

Niko Kovac branded the game-changing decision ‘ridiculous’, but would not blame Fred for his attempt to win the spot-kick.

# croatia - Thursday 12 June, 2014

Brazil taste victory thanks to poor goalkeeping and even worse refereeing

The tournament hosts were fortunate to take a 3 – 1 victory over Croatia.

As it happened: Brazil v Croatia, World Cup 2014 opener

We went minute-by-minute as the hosts and favourites for the World Cup took on Group A’s chequered-horses.

3 players set to influence tonight’s World Cup opener

Can Croatia shock the hosts in Sao Paulo?

# croatia - Tuesday 20 May, 2014

From TheJournal.ie “This is Armageddon”: Thousands flee Balkans floods in Bosnia’s worst exodus since war Sava River

“This is Armageddon”: Thousands flee Balkans floods in Bosnia’s worst exodus since war

Fears are growing of dislodged landmines causing injury and animal carcasses spreading disease.

# croatia - Monday 19 May, 2014

From TheJournal.ie More flooding expected in the Balkans as rivers reach new peaks Rainfall

More flooding expected in the Balkans as rivers reach new peaks

Some 50,000 people have been evacuated in Bosnia and Serbia, with an additional 15,000 in Croatia.

# croatia - Tuesday 22 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Ireland a contender for 2020 European Capital of Culture Shine Bright Like A Diamond

Ireland a contender for 2020 European Capital of Culture

Dublin hasn’t been chosen in over 20 years.

# croatia - Tuesday 15 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Bob Dylan has escaped a jail term in France, after hate speech charges were thrown out Street Legal

Bob Dylan has escaped a jail term in France, after hate speech charges were thrown out

The legendary singer was charged with incitement to hatred over comments made to Rolling Stone in a 2012 interview.

# croatia - Tuesday 28 January, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Here’s why your holiday to Croatia will be better than everyone else’s Sponsored By Aer Lingus

Here’s why your holiday to Croatia will be better than everyone else’s

Do you know what the Istrian Riviera has to offer?

# croatia - Monday 16 December, 2013

Croatian defender Simunic hit with 10-game ban, will miss World Cup

The veteran international has been sanctioned by FIFA for pro-Nazi chanting after their play-off win over Iceland.

# croatia - Tuesday 3 December, 2013

FIFA announces pots for World Cup 2014 draw

Sepp Blatter was in Brazil today to unveil the format for Friday’s draw.

# croatia - Friday 22 November, 2013

Croatia defender Simunic fined for pro-Nazi chants after WC qualification

FIFA are also investigating the incident which saw the experienced player lead fans at the final whistle of their win over Iceland.

# croatia - Thursday 12 September, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Fine Gael MEP says he’ll “resist any move” to oust him European Elections

Fine Gael MEP says he’ll “resist any move” to oust him

Jim Higgins is dismissing speculation that FG HQ are trying to get rid of him, but says he’ll fight any attempt they make to run another candidate in next year’s European elections.

# croatia - Wednesday 11 September, 2013

Cats, sacks and handballs: The 8 games that defined Trap’s Ireland reign

The Italian’s eventful reign in charge of the Boys in Green is over.

# croatia - Wednesday 4 September, 2013

From TheJournal.ie 11-seat national constituency proposed in EU Parliament redraw submissions European Elections

11-seat national constituency proposed in EU Parliament redraw submissions

The proposal is one of two radical ideas put forward by Lucinda Creighton but neither are possible under the terms of reference for the Constituency Commission considering the redrawing of Ireland’s European constituency map.

# croatia - Thursday 8 August, 2013

Ireland to face Great Britain in AFL Grand Final after overcoming Croatia

Ireland led from the first goal of the match and were rarely challenged by their opponents.

# croatia - Tuesday 6 August, 2013

The best goals from Day 1 of the AFL European Championships Highlights This post contains videos

The best goals from Day 1 of the AFL European Championships

Ireland defeated Sweden while Great Britain and Croatia also recorded wins.

# croatia - Monday 1 July, 2013

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Monday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Monday

Good morning. Here are the nine things to know before you start your day.

From TheJournal.ie Dobrodošli! Croatia becomes the 28th member of the EU Welcome Aboard

Dobrodošli! Croatia becomes the 28th member of the EU

Croatia was first put on the list of candidate countries nine years ago and officially joined just after midnight today.

# croatia - Tuesday 25 June, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Oireachtas agenda: Budget 2014 (yes, already) and Dáil scrapping Seanad? Leinster House

Oireachtas agenda: Budget 2014 (yes, already) and Dáil scrapping Seanad?

The final Dáil vote on whether to proceed with a constitutional referendum will be held just after 10:30pm this evening.

# croatia - Friday 7 June, 2013

Strachan’s Scotland stun Croatia in Zageb

Robert Snodgrass’s goal was enough to beat Igo Stimac’s outfit.

# croatia - Thursday 6 June, 2013

From TheJournal.ie President: Racism will rise if Europe does not focus on citizens European Union

President: Racism will rise if Europe does not focus on citizens

President Michael D Higgins criticised the EU for listening to the concerns of financial institutions over citizens.

# croatia - Wednesday 5 June, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Pozdravi! President begins State visit to Croatia Michael D

Pozdravi! President begins State visit to Croatia

President Michael D Higgins and his wife Sabina are in the country which is soon to become the EU’s 28th member state.

# croatia - Sunday 19 May, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Honeybees trained to find land mines in Croatia Buzzzzzzz

Honeybees trained to find land mines in Croatia

In the last two decades, land mines have taken the lives of 316 people, including 66 de-miners.

# croatia - Friday 22 March, 2013

Croatia and Serbia meet for the first time since Balkans war tonight

There’s lots at stake tonight in Zagreb.

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