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#Greece

# greece - Saturday 17 January, 2015

From Business ETC Explainer: Why a ‘Grexit’ would be bad news for Ireland… but probably won’t happen Separation Anxiety

Explainer: Why a ‘Grexit’ would be bad news for Ireland… but probably won’t happen

Greece goes to the polls in just over a week – we look at what that could mean for this country.

# greece - Wednesday 7 January, 2015

From Business ETC Explainer: Oil prices have dipped below $50 a barrel. But Ireland could be a winner… Fill It Up

Explainer: Oil prices have dipped below $50 a barrel. But Ireland could be a winner…

Here’s why falling oil prices matter.

# greece - Tuesday 6 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie UK re-launches inquiry into Ben Needham disappearance after 23 years Greece

UK re-launches inquiry into Ben Needham disappearance after 23 years

The toddler was 21-months-old when it is believed he was snatched outside a farmhouse his family was renovating on the Greek island Kos.

# greece - Monday 5 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie EU says you can’t be booted out of the eurozone as membership is ‘irrevocable’ In The Club

EU says you can’t be booted out of the eurozone as membership is ‘irrevocable’

There has been speculation in Germany that Greece would inevitably have to leave the eurozone.

From Business ETC This chart shows why you’re getting less and less US dollars for your euro Bang For Your Buck

This chart shows why you’re getting less and less US dollars for your euro

The fresh talk of Greece leaving the Euro really isn’t helping.

# greece - Tuesday 30 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Greek coastguard: Cargo ship was not actually in danger – it was just asking for supplies Rescue

Greek coastguard: Cargo ship was not actually in danger – it was just asking for supplies

A passenger called emergency services to tell them they had no food, water or blankets.

# greece - Monday 29 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie ‘I watched my husband die…I tried to save him but I couldn’t’ Rescue

‘I watched my husband die…I tried to save him but I couldn’t’

Rescuers battled through the night to help hundreds trapped on board the Norman Atlantic.

From TheJournal.ie Today’s top stories in 6 seconds News Wrap

Today’s top stories in 6 seconds

Don’t have time to mull over the news? Here’s everything you need to know.

# greece - Sunday 28 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie One body recovered as hundreds still trapped aboard burning ferry High Winds

One body recovered as hundreds still trapped aboard burning ferry

Rescuers have so far only managed to get 161 of the 478 people on the stricken “Norman Atlantic” to safety.

# greece - Thursday 25 December, 2014

‘We were getting phone calls from every news channel’ – How a young Irish boy took Greece by storm

Jay Beatty from Armagh had a year he’ll never forget.

# greece - Wednesday 24 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Take it easy with the feasting this Christmas – you might not be as fit as you think Reality Bites

Take it easy with the feasting this Christmas – you might not be as fit as you think

Lots of Irish people are kidding themselves when it comes to their weight and diet.

# greece - Tuesday 9 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Greece receives two-month extension on its bailout as 300 arrested in protests Eurozone

Greece receives two-month extension on its bailout as 300 arrested in protests

An early presidential election has also been called.

# greece - Saturday 6 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Greece is not happy that one of the Parthenon Marbles was sent in secret to Russia MY MARBLES

Greece is not happy that one of the Parthenon Marbles was sent in secret to Russia

This is the first time in two centuries that any of the contested sculptures has left Britain.

# greece - Sunday 12 October, 2014

VIDEO: There were some lovely goals around Europe last night

VIDEO: There were some lovely goals around Europe last night

An ex-Manchester United winger popped up with a gorgeous last-gasp strike to grab a point for his side.

# greece - Friday 3 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie In from the cold: international ideas for dealing with homelessness Global

In from the cold: international ideas for dealing with homelessness

Utah has a very simple idea – give homeless people homes.

# greece - Monday 1 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Crete tragedy: Symphony orchestra holds minute’s silence for John and Kevin RIP

Crete tragedy: Symphony orchestra holds minute’s silence for John and Kevin

Violist John Lynch and his partner, Kevin Devine, died on Friday off a beach in the town of Kissamos.

# greece - Thursday 14 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Here’s what these Athens Olympics stadiums look like, 10 years later Not Aging Gracefully

Here’s what these Athens Olympics stadiums look like, 10 years later

Faster, higher, stronger, rustier…

# greece - Friday 8 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Greece testing a man for Ebola at Athens hospital EBOLA

Greece testing a man for Ebola at Athens hospital

An architect who recently travelled to Nigeria is being tested for the virus.

# greece - Sunday 20 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie The road to Petras: Why I gave up my job and became an archaeologist Traces Of The Past

The road to Petras: Why I gave up my job and became an archaeologist

In my mid twenties, I began to yearn for a change. A recurring voice at the back of my head kept whispering about the possibility of another path.

# greece - Wednesday 9 July, 2014

From The Daily Edge Irish couple runs through a swarm of locusts, just for the craic Buggin'

Irish couple runs through a swarm of locusts, just for the craic

A video of biblical proportions.

# greece - Thursday 3 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: Prejudice and hysteria caused two Roma children to be taken from their families Child Protection

Opinion: Prejudice and hysteria caused two Roma children to be taken from their families

I have no doubt Garda and HSE staff acted in what they believed to be the best interests of those two children, but there were clear elements of ethnic profiling involved.

# greece - Monday 30 June, 2014

Tico tears, pride and Guerreros: How the Costa Rican media reacted to sweet shootout success

They were dancing in the streets of San Jose last night.

Breakfast at Bebeto’s: All you need to know from last night’s World Cup action

Late drama and four incredible team performances made for a super duper Sunday in Brazil.

# greece - Sunday 29 June, 2014

10-man Costa Rica hang on in extra-time and see off Greece with perfect penalties

They will face the Netherlands in their first World Cup quarter-final appearance.

World Cup Hangout: Live and dangerous from Brazil with a tablet to give away

Not that guy, he’s not live at all.

Greece players ask for their World Cup bonuses to be put towards training complex

Admirable gesture from the players who are preparing for a round of 16 tie against Costa Rica.

# greece - Sunday 22 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie So how much heroin was found in Europe’s largest-ever seizure of the drug? Athens

So how much heroin was found in Europe’s largest-ever seizure of the drug?

The narcotics were discovered in Greece.

# greece - Saturday 14 June, 2014

Colombia ease to a comfortable 3-0 victory over a disappointing Greece

Goals from Armero, Gutierrez and Rodriguez secure three points for the South Americans.

Colombia take control of their Group C clash with Greece

Teo Gutierrez pokes home following a corner to make it 2-0.

It’s half-time in today’s World Cup opener and Colombia lead Greece

Pablo Armero’s scrappy goal put the South Americans in front.

Colombia take the lead against Greece and celebrate in style

Armero nets from close-range and brings in his buddies for a dance-off.

# greece - Sunday 25 May, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Polls from across Europe show a rise in left-leaning parties Election 14

Polls from across Europe show a rise in left-leaning parties

However, in some countries, turnout is at levels that would be considered abysmal here.

# greece - Tuesday 20 May, 2014

From Business ETC EU employment is struggling, with Ireland below average Jobwatch

EU employment is struggling, with Ireland below average

The amount of people working in Europe has decreased, and still hasn’t recovered from the financial crisis.

# greece - Thursday 10 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Booby-trapped car explodes outside bank in Athens Greece

Booby-trapped car explodes outside bank in Athens

The explosion came as Greece prepared to return to bond markets. No one was injured in the incident.

# greece - Wednesday 19 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Greece could get more cash after Troika agree next step in bailout programme IMF

Greece could get more cash after Troika agree next step in bailout programme

Meanwhile, IMF chief Christine Lagarde denied any wrongdoing as she was questioned for the third time by French prosecutors in a corruption case.

# greece - Tuesday 18 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Part of ancient fresco stolen from Pompeii House Of Neptune

Part of ancient fresco stolen from Pompeii

Part of the depiction was chiseled off with a metallic object.

# greece - Friday 7 March, 2014

From Business ETC A Greek bank is to issue bonds for the first time since 2009 Debt

A Greek bank is to issue bonds for the first time since 2009

Piraeus Bank SA requires more than €6 billion worth of capital.

# greece - Wednesday 5 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Drive In cinema comes to Dublin Pass The Popcorn

Drive In cinema comes to Dublin

Set the Sat Nav for Dun Laoghaire.

# greece - Saturday 18 January, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Seven arrests in Greece over baby trafficking Greece

Seven arrests in Greece over baby trafficking

The illegal adoption of a 10-day-old baby was said to have been prevented.

# greece - Tuesday 26 November, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Here’s what happened today: Tuesday News Fix

Here’s what happened today: Tuesday

Today everyone’s been talking about the HSE’s €2.6 million payout, Marie Fleming being asked to provide proof of her illness and why President Higgins’ adviser left her job.