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#Portugal

# portugal - Thursday 17 May, 2018

Ronaldo leads Portugal's 23-man World Cup squad

The European champions have no place for Renato Sanches.

# portugal - Wednesday 16 May, 2018

50 masked men attack Portuguese club's players and officials at training ground Violent Scenes This post contains videos

50 masked men attack Portuguese club's players and officials at training ground

Sporting’s top scorer Bas Dost received head injuries during the incident, which comes days before the Portuguese Cup final.

# portugal - Tuesday 15 May, 2018

Fabio Coentrao won't represent Portugal at World Cup 'after a very tiring season'

Real Madrid full-back Fabio Coentrao, who spent this season at Sporting CP, says physical exhaustion prevents him from playing this summer.

# portugal - Tuesday 27 March, 2018

'I felt jitters in my stomach' - Patrick Kluivert's son makes senior Netherlands debut at 18 Chip Off The Old Block This post contains videos

'I felt jitters in my stomach' - Patrick Kluivert's son makes senior Netherlands debut at 18

The Ajax teenager came off the bench for a late cameo in last night’s 3-0 win over European champions Portugal.

# portugal - Saturday 24 March, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Over 100 passengers stranded after co-pilot showed up drunk Stuttgart

Over 100 passengers stranded after co-pilot showed up drunk

Police entered the cockpit of the plane in Stuttgart to find the 40-year-old in a “highly intoxicated condition”.

# portugal - Tuesday 20 March, 2018

Ronaldo: I don't just say I'm the best, I prove it too

The Real Madrid star dismissed his critics after being named the best Portuguese Player of 2017 yesterday.

# portugal - Thursday 8 March, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Irish physicist sentenced to 7 years in psychiatric hospital for attempting to kill professor with axe Portugal

Irish physicist sentenced to 7 years in psychiatric hospital for attempting to kill professor with axe

During his trial, Colin Gloster (37) said he was “desperate, broke, hungry and afraid of becoming homeless”.

# portugal - Tuesday 13 February, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Portuguese police detain man after finding cocaine inside fake arse Wait A Second...

Portuguese police detain man after finding cocaine inside fake arse

Police said a “considerable amount of cocaine” was found inside the concealed pouches.

# portugal - Thursday 8 February, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Joao Carvalho inquest rules misadventure - fighter was hit with 41 blows to head MMA

Joao Carvalho inquest rules misadventure - fighter was hit with 41 blows to head

Joao Carvalho died on 11 April 2016 after he was knocked out during an MMA fight in the National Boxing Stadium

# portugal - Thursday 11 January, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Construction workers had to live in terrible conditions, court hears Tipperary

Construction workers had to live in terrible conditions, court hears

20 workers allege they were underpaid while working for Portuguese companies hired to build a section of the N7.

# portugal - Saturday 16 December, 2017

Ronaldo: 'I've always wanted to make my mark in the world of football and I've done it'

After receiving his fifth Ballon d’or earlier this month Cristiano Ronaldo said he was honoured to share an era of individual success with Barcelona’s Lionel Messi.

# portugal - Wednesday 13 December, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Ryanair pilots in Portugal serve notice of 24 hour strike on 20 December Portugal

Ryanair pilots in Portugal serve notice of 24 hour strike on 20 December

This is the same time that Irish pilots in Ryanair who are members of Ialpa intend to undertake strike action.

# portugal - Tuesday 5 December, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Ryanair pilots based in Portugal in union have voted for industrial action Strike

Ryanair pilots based in Portugal in union have voted for industrial action

The Irish Air Line Pilots’ Association says, “The pilot issues which gave rise to the flight cancellations in Ryanair earlier this year have not been adequately addressed.”

# portugal - Friday 1 December, 2017

World Cup 2018: Germany start against Mexico as Russia face Saudi Arabia in big kick-off

The Iberian derby between Spain and Portugal is the pick of the World Cup 2018 group stage draw, with Germany starting against Mexico.

Here's the full draw for next summer's Fifa World Cup in Russia

Vladimir Putin addressed the audience before Gary Lineker hosted the draw in Moscow.

# portugal - Tuesday 14 November, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Web Summit organiser apologises over 'offensive' dinner at Portugal's National Pantheon Apology

Web Summit organiser apologises over 'offensive' dinner at Portugal's National Pantheon

A number of Portugal’s important national figures are buried at the Pantheon.

# portugal - Sunday 22 October, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Irish man in his 60s dies in drowning incident while on holiday in Portugal Lisbon

Irish man in his 60s dies in drowning incident while on holiday in Portugal

It’s understood the man got into difficulty while swimming on Friday night.

# portugal - Monday 16 October, 2017

From TheJournal.ie At least 27 dead as Ophelia winds blast wildfires across Portugal and Spain Wildfires

At least 27 dead as Ophelia winds blast wildfires across Portugal and Spain

A state of emergency has been declared in Portugal.

# portugal - Saturday 7 October, 2017

Ex-Chelsea defender Ricardo Carvalho given seven-month prison sentence for tax fraud

The Shanghai SIPG defender has received a prison sentence in Spain after pleading guilty to tax crimes, but is unlikely to go behind bars.

# portugal - Wednesday 20 September, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Russian gang suspected of assassination attempt on Kinahan leader in Portugal Assassination Attempt

Russian gang suspected of assassination attempt on Kinahan leader in Portugal

The incident happened earlier this month.

# 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.

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