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Dublin: 15 °C Tuesday 19 September, 2017

#Portugal

# portugal - Sunday 17 September, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Climate change blamed for Portugal facing its worst drought in more than 20 years Soaked Up

Climate change blamed for Portugal facing its worst drought in more than 20 years

The Pego do Altar reservoir is now almost empty of water.

# portugal - Saturday 9 September, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Portuguese medics clear woman's bid to bear grandchild Motherhood

Portuguese medics clear woman's bid to bear grandchild

Gestational surrogacy was legalised in Portugal in 2016.

# portugal - Wednesday 16 August, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Three days of mourning in Madeira after falling tree kills 13 people Religious Festival

Three days of mourning in Madeira after falling tree kills 13 people

Dozens more were injured, some seriously.

# portugal - Tuesday 15 August, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'It happened in the middle of mass': 12 killed and 50 injured by falling tree at religious Portuguese festival Madeira

'It happened in the middle of mass': 12 killed and 50 injured by falling tree at religious Portuguese festival

A 200-year-old oak tree fell on people gathered outside a church.

# portugal - Friday 11 August, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Residents evacuated as firefighters warn of worsening wildfires in Portugal Abrantes

Residents evacuated as firefighters warn of worsening wildfires in Portugal

“There are still two active fronts which are a cause for concern,” authorities said.

# portugal - Thursday 22 June, 2017

'Do you think he should answer questions about issues outside the game?'

Ronaldo again refused to answer questions following his nation’s 1-0 defeat of Russia in the Confederations Cup

# portugal - Wednesday 21 June, 2017

Feisty game ends with mass brawl as Mexico survive New Zealand scare Confederations Cup This post contains videos

Feisty game ends with mass brawl as Mexico survive New Zealand scare

Second-half goals by Benfica’s Raul Jimenez and Oribe Peralta sealed the win.

Prolific Ronaldo proves the difference as Portugal pour misery on hosts Russia Who Else This post contains videos

Prolific Ronaldo proves the difference as Portugal pour misery on hosts Russia

The European champions were 1-0 winners in the Confederations Cup this evening.

# portugal - Tuesday 20 June, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Prime Minister demands 'immediate answers' as forest fires continue to rage in Portugal Forest Fires

Prime Minister demands 'immediate answers' as forest fires continue to rage in Portugal

Earlier reports had suggested a plane had crashed while attempting to battle the blazes.

From TheJournal.ie Four-year-old boy whose parents were on honeymoon among dead in Portugal fires Victims

Four-year-old boy whose parents were on honeymoon among dead in Portugal fires

At least 64 people have died in fires that swept through the centre of the country at the weekend.

# portugal - Monday 19 June, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Portugal in mourning as firefighters continue to battle deadly wildfire Devastation

Portugal in mourning as firefighters continue to battle deadly wildfire

At least 62 people died as the fire swept through central Portugal at the weekend.

# portugal - Sunday 18 June, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Death toll from raging Portuguese forest fire rises to at least 62 Portugal

Death toll from raging Portuguese forest fire rises to at least 62

Portugal was sweltering under a severe heatwave yesterday with temperatures exceeding 40 degrees celsius in several regions.

# portugal - Friday 16 June, 2017

Cristiano Ronaldo makes 'irreversible decision' to leave Real Madrid - reports

A Portuguese newspaper claims the superstar is seeking a shock exit from the Spanish club,

# portugal - Tuesday 23 May, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Family set up GoFundMe after Irishman found dead at Algarve holiday apartment Portugal

Family set up GoFundMe after Irishman found dead at Algarve holiday apartment

30-year-old Daryl Dargan had been on a trip to Portugal.

# portugal - Monday 22 May, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Irishman found dead at Algarve apartment Albufeira

Irishman found dead at Algarve apartment

The Policia Judiciaria in the region are investigating the death.

# portugal - Sunday 14 May, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Portugal scores first ever Eurovision with simple ballad (and not a glitzy backup dancer in sight) Melancholy Ballad

Portugal scores first ever Eurovision with simple ballad (and not a glitzy backup dancer in sight)

The fado-tinged song “Amar Pelos Dois” was performed by 27-year-old Salvador Sobral, who is awaiting a heart transplant.

From TheJournal.ie Can't make it to Fatima? Why not 'rent-a-pilgrim' for €2,500 Pilgrimage

Can't make it to Fatima? Why not 'rent-a-pilgrim' for €2,500

Portuguese native Carlos Gil is paid to take pilgrimages for people.

# portugal - Saturday 13 May, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Pope Francis makes Fatima child shepherds saints The Saints Of Fatima

Pope Francis makes Fatima child shepherds saints

The Virgin Mary is said to have appeared to three children at the Portuguese site.

# portugal - Tuesday 9 May, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Irishman 'repeatedly stabbed' at resort in Algarve Portugal

Irishman 'repeatedly stabbed' at resort in Algarve

The victim was reportedly attacked by two men in Praia da Rocha on Sunday morning.

# portugal - Wednesday 3 May, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Madeleine McCann disappeared 10 years ago today A Decade On This post contains videos

Madeleine McCann disappeared 10 years ago today

Her parents say they haven’t lost hope of finding her.

# portugal - Tuesday 2 May, 2017

Portuguese 'thug' hit with four-year ban for breaking referee's nose with knee to face Infamous This post contains videos

Portuguese 'thug' hit with four-year ban for breaking referee's nose with knee to face

Many opponents are too afraid to play against Canelas and instead have chosen to give them walkovers.

# portugal - Sunday 30 April, 2017

From TheJournal.ie McCann parents in TV interview: 'We still buy birthday presents for Madeleine' 10 Years Missing This post contains videos

McCann parents in TV interview: 'We still buy birthday presents for Madeleine'

The pair have spoken to the BBC to mark 10 years since the disappearance of their daughter.

# portugal - Monday 24 April, 2017

From The Daily Edge This lovely Repeal the 8th street art has been spotted on a wall in Portugal Repeal

# portugal - Thursday 20 April, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Two children who supposedly saw the Virgin Mary are to be made Saints by the Pope Secrets Of Fatima

Two children who supposedly saw the Virgin Mary are to be made Saints by the Pope

Jacinta and Francisco Marto were said to have seen her in Portugal in 1917.

# portugal - Monday 17 April, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Five dead after small plane crashes into Portuguese supermarket Tires

Five dead after small plane crashes into Portuguese supermarket

Four others received minor injuries, emergency services said.

# portugal - Wednesday 29 March, 2017

From The Daily Edge This godawful bust of Cristiano Ronaldo has just been unveiled at a Portuguese airport Bronzed And Beautiful

# portugal - Tuesday 28 March, 2017

Ronaldo moves into top 10 international goalscorers with this effort against Sweden

The Real Madrid forward struck his 69th and 70th goals for his country in their comfortable 3-0 victory over Hungary last week

# portugal - Wednesday 22 March, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Eurogroup chief under fire for saying southern Europeans 'spent their money on drinks and women' Out Of Line

Eurogroup chief under fire for saying southern Europeans 'spent their money on drinks and women'

Jeroen Dijsselbloem had said: “I can’t spend all my money on drinks and women and then ask for help.”

# portugal - Saturday 18 March, 2017

From TheJournal.ie A half-skull that is 400,000 years old was found on last day of excavation project Lucky Find

A half-skull that is 400,000 years old was found on last day of excavation project

Researchers don’t know if it was from a male or female, how the person died, or even what form of early human it was.

# portugal - Tuesday 31 January, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Madeleine McCann's parents lose libel appeal over claim they were involved in cover up Maddie

Madeleine McCann's parents lose libel appeal over claim they were involved in cover up

A former investigator made the claims in a book about her disappearance.

# portugal - Monday 9 January, 2017

Ronaldo sees off competition from Messi to land Fifa's best player award

Leicester City manager Claudio Ranieri has been named best men’s coach.

# portugal - Saturday 19 November, 2016

Portugal release footage of Ronaldo's emotional speech after Euro 2016 triumph

Portugal release footage of Ronaldo's emotional speech after Euro 2016 triumph

The PFF have made public a behind-the-scenes video of the Ballon d’Or winner rallying his side after their famous win.

# portugal - Monday 14 November, 2016

Cristiano Ronaldo equals Robbie Keane's international goalscoring record

Two goals against Latvia have taken the Real Madrid star to 68 for Portugal, placing him joint-fourth in Europe’s all-time list.

# portugal - Monday 24 October, 2016

Portuguese sensation Renato Sanches beats Rashford to European Golden Boy award

The Bayern Munich midfielder has been recognised as the continent’s best player aged 21 or under.

# portugal - Friday 14 October, 2016

From TheJournal.ie The average Irish family spends between €1,000 - €2000 a year on holidays Family Getaway

The average Irish family spends between €1,000 - €2000 a year on holidays

A survey found Spain and Portugal to be the most popular destinations for families.

From TheJournal.ie Introducing the new UN Secretary General - a former prime minister of Portugal António Guterres

Introducing the new UN Secretary General - a former prime minister of Portugal

Antonio Guterres has pledged to make the pursuit of peace in a conflict-torn world his “over-arching priority”.

# portugal - Monday 10 October, 2016

Ronaldo on target for Portugal as European Champions run riot

But 20-year-old Andre Silva stole the show with a hat-trick.

# portugal - Friday 7 October, 2016

Ronaldo returns with four-goal haul for Portugal, Faroe Islands shock win and all tonight's WCQ results

After missing Portugal’s loss to Switzerland through injury, Cristiano Ronaldo returned with a bang against Andorra on Friday.

# portugal - Sunday 25 September, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Man spent 43 years using wheelchair following incorrect diagnosis Portugal

Man spent 43 years using wheelchair following incorrect diagnosis

61-year-old Rufino Borrego was incorrectly diagnosed as having incurable muscular dystrophy when he was 13.

# portugal - Friday 9 September, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Hotels evacuated as wildfires hit Portugal's tourist Algarve region Intense Heat

Hotels evacuated as wildfires hit Portugal's tourist Algarve region

The Algarve, which is known for its sandy beaches and golf courses, is one of Europe’s top vacation spots.

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