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# iceland - Thursday 3 November, 2011

Iceland announces creation of over 200 new jobs
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Iceland announces creation of over 200 new jobs

Nov 3rd 2011, 7:45 AM 2,720 Views 19 Comments

The company has committed a further investment of €3 million into the retail chain in Ireland, with the opening of several new store across the country.

# iceland - Thursday 27 October, 2011

Not this again... New seismic activity underneath Icelandic volcano
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Not this again... New seismic activity underneath Icelandic volcano

Oct 27th 2011, 9:31 PM 4,088 Views 17 Comments

Seriously? Seriously?! There’s been a new cluster of minor earthquakes underneath Katla, which is bigger than Eyjafjallajokull.

# iceland - Monday 5 September, 2011

Iceland's former PM denies negligence charges over banking collapse
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Iceland's former PM denies negligence charges over banking collapse

Sep 5th 2011, 3:46 PM 163 Views 6 Comments

Geir Haarde is accused of acting negligently in not moving to prevent the 2008 banking collapse in Iceland.

Ice ice baby? Keane in frame for Iceland post
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# Jobseeker

Ice ice baby? Keane in frame for Iceland post

Sep 5th 2011, 11:05 AM 1,035 Views 13 Comments

The ex-Ipswich boss has also been replaced by his namesake Robbie at the top of a list of Ireland’s most bankable soccer stars.

# iceland - Monday 11 July, 2011

Whaling forum seeks to tackle alleged 'buying' of votes
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Whaling forum seeks to tackle alleged 'buying' of votes

Jul 11th 2011, 4:10 PM 244 Views 1 Comment

The International Whaling Commission has opened its 63rd annual talks with Britain proposing measures to tackle alleged internal corruption and to encourage transparency.

# iceland - Friday 8 July, 2011

Doyle’s winner sets up Kazakhstan adventure for Pat’s
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# UEFA Europa League

Doyle’s winner sets up Kazakhstan adventure for Pat’s

Jul 8th 2011, 10:00 AM 388 Views 0 Comments

WATCH: St. Pat’s progress to the Europa League Second Qualifying Round after a 2-1 aggregate victory over IBV Vestmannaeyjar.

# iceland - Thursday 30 June, 2011

St Pat's lose 1-0 in Europa League qualifier
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St Pat's lose 1-0 in Europa League qualifier

Jun 30th 2011, 9:17 PM 351 Views 4 Comments

The Dublin side went down a goal when IBV Vestmannaeyjar scored in the second half.

# iceland - Thursday 16 June, 2011

Iceland’s finance minister: 'Ireland shouldn’t copy our formula for default'
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Iceland’s finance minister: 'Ireland shouldn’t copy our formula for default'

Jun 16th 2011, 10:09 AM 885 Views 6 Comments

Ireland and Greece can’t follow the recovery mode as Iceland did, finance minister Steingrimur Sigfusson insists.

# iceland - Thursday 26 May, 2011

Flight restrictions across Europe lifted as the ash cloud threat abates
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Flight restrictions across Europe lifted as the ash cloud threat abates

May 26th 2011, 7:40 AM 220 Views 2 Comments

Passengers breathe a sigh of relief as the skies look clear for the next 36 hours at least. Ryanair, Aer Lingus and all the major carriers are operating normal schedules.

# iceland - Wednesday 25 May, 2011

German airports reopen as ash cloud dissipates
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German airports reopen as ash cloud dissipates

May 25th 2011, 4:01 PM 192 Views 0 Comments

Air traffic has resumed over Germany after the threat from volcanic ash forced airlines to cancel flights earlier today. Meanwhile, the Irish Aviation Authority says there will be no impact on Irish airspace for at least the next 48 hours.

Air travel relief as Grimsvotn volcano stops erupting
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Air travel relief as Grimsvotn volcano stops erupting

May 25th 2011, 12:39 PM 641 Views 0 Comments

The volcano causing air travel difficulties across Europe stopped eruptions this morning, says Iceland’s Met Office.

Ryanair’s test flight claims disputed by experts
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Ryanair’s test flight claims disputed by experts

May 25th 2011, 8:10 AM 759 Views 0 Comments

The airline said that it safely flew a test plane through a ‘red zone’ for volcanic ash yesterday and incurred no damage – however experts have said the plane never entered a danger zone.

No Irish closures - for now - as Ash Cloud reaches Europe
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No Irish closures - for now - as Ash Cloud reaches Europe

May 25th 2011, 7:41 AM 428 Views 0 Comments

As Grimsvotn’s eruption begins to wane, airspace closures on continental Europe will still mean some cancelled flights.

# iceland - Tuesday 24 May, 2011

IAA on ash cloud: No restrictions on Irish airspace for at least next 24 hours
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IAA on ash cloud: No restrictions on Irish airspace for at least next 24 hours

May 24th 2011, 10:20 PM 379 Views 0 Comments

Eurocontrol says that about 500 European flights were cancelled today as a result of the ash cloud, but disruptions to flights in UK air space are expected to have ended by tomorrow.

The Daily Fix: Tuesday
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The Daily Fix: Tuesday

May 24th 2011, 7:57 PM 476 Views 0 Comments

All the news of the day you might have missed…

Take 5: Tuesday
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Take 5: Tuesday

May 24th 2011, 4:53 PM 1,792 Views 0 Comments

5 stories, 5 minutes, 5 o’clock.

Irish airports remain open but ash cloud disrupts flights to Scotland
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Irish airports remain open but ash cloud disrupts flights to Scotland

May 24th 2011, 9:30 AM 648 Views 6 Comments

Ryanair has expressed its displeasure with the disruption, believing it to be unnecessary. The IAA has said that all Irish airports remain open and added that it will update the situation later today.

# iceland - Monday 23 May, 2011

Aer Lingus cancels Scottish flights as volcanic ash cloud moves closer
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Aer Lingus cancels Scottish flights as volcanic ash cloud moves closer

May 23rd 2011, 9:04 PM 701 Views 2 Comments

President Obama won’t be the only one inconvenienced by ash from the Grimsvotn volcano, however IAA says it still doesn’t expect any disruptions to air travel in Irish space in the next 24 hours.

Take 5: Monday
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Take 5: Monday

May 23rd 2011, 4:55 PM 2,324 Views 0 Comments

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

EU confirms that volcanic ash cloud is heading in Ireland's direction
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EU confirms that volcanic ash cloud is heading in Ireland's direction

May 23rd 2011, 1:40 PM 2,743 Views 0 Comments

Met Éireann says it is monitoring the situation, but the IAA is not expecting any disruptions to flights in Irish air space over the next 24 hours. The EU has confirmed that the ash looks likely to enter British and Irish airspace shortly.

# iceland - Sunday 22 May, 2011

The Daily Fix: Sunday
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The Daily Fix: Sunday

May 22nd 2011, 7:41 PM 2,027 Views 0 Comments

All the news of the day you might have missed…

Iceland closes main airport but ash cloud 'not heading to Europe'
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Iceland closes main airport but ash cloud 'not heading to Europe'

May 22nd 2011, 12:22 PM 475 Views 0 Comments

Keflavik airport is fully closed with no flights taking off or landing as the ash plume covers Iceland but officials insist its not Europe-bound.

Another Icelandic volcano erupts - but it's unlikely to cause travel disruption
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Another Icelandic volcano erupts - but it's unlikely to cause travel disruption

May 22nd 2011, 10:02 AM 391 Views 3 Comments

History shows that previous eruptions in Grimsvotn have not had much influence on flight traffic — unlike the massive disruption caused last year by Eyjafjallajokull.

# iceland - Tuesday 26 April, 2011

Take 5: Tuesday
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Take 5: Tuesday

Apr 26th 2011, 4:49 PM 2,789 Views 0 Comments

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

Report vindicates aviation authorities over ash cloud flight cancellations
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Report vindicates aviation authorities over ash cloud flight cancellations

Apr 26th 2011, 3:03 PM 528 Views 0 Comments

The ash cloud from Iceland’s (still unpronounceable) Eyjafjallajökull volcano could have caused engines to fail and seriously scratched up windows.

# iceland - Sunday 10 April, 2011

The Daily Fix: Sunday
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The Daily Fix: Sunday

Apr 10th 2011, 7:36 PM 2,607 Views 0 Comments

In todays Fix: Poland remembers the victims of last year’s plane crash in western Russia; an Oxford academic cancels his book launch in NUI Maynooth over Lucinda Creighton’s “anti-Turkish and anti-gay” comments; and we hear Obama’s first campaign song. Maybe.

British and Dutch governments to sue Iceland over lost billions
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British and Dutch governments to sue Iceland over lost billions

Apr 10th 2011, 5:47 PM 1,269 Views 0 Comments

The British and Dutch governments are preparing to sue Iceland after the country’s electorate rejected a second proposal to repay billions of euro of lost deposits.

Icelanders reject plan to repay bank debt to the UK and the Netherlands
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Icelanders reject plan to repay bank debt to the UK and the Netherlands

Apr 10th 2011, 9:54 AM 1,120 Views 0 Comments

The country had been voting on proposal to repay €4 billion lost as a result a bank collapse.

The 9 at 9: Sunday
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The 9 at 9: Sunday

Apr 10th 2011, 8:42 AM 2,770 Views 0 Comments

Nine things you need to know by 9am: It’s census day today so every household must fill out their forms; Barack Obama could be set to line out at Croke Park; a new poll finds support for the coalition; and Gay Byrne will be back on our screens every Friday.

# iceland - Saturday 9 April, 2011

The Daily Fix: Saturday
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The Daily Fix: Saturday

Apr 9th 2011, 7:00 PM 743 Views 0 Comments

A round-up of the day’s events.

Iceland goes to the polls over whether or not to pay back loans
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Iceland goes to the polls over whether or not to pay back loans

Apr 9th 2011, 1:37 PM 1,275 Views 0 Comments

Voters are deciding on whether or not to approve a deal to repay Britain and the Netherlands money owed from the collapse of an online bank in 2008.

# iceland - Friday 25 February, 2011

Iceland to hold referendum over bank debt repayment deal
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Iceland to hold referendum over bank debt repayment deal

Feb 25th 2011, 8:59 PM 1,019 Views 0 Comments

Iceland had to borrow money from Britain and the Netherlands after Landsbanki collapsed – now it’ll vote on repayment.

# iceland - Friday 18 February, 2011

Ireland and Iceland join forces at debut Northern Lights Observatory event
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Ireland and Iceland join forces at debut Northern Lights Observatory event

Feb 18th 2011, 5:57 PM 4,124 Views 0 Comments

Member of Icelandic Ministry for Ideas and Mayor of Reykjavik among invited guests for special collaboratory night.

# iceland - Thursday 9 December, 2010

Iceland rises again as Ireland sinks
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Iceland rises again as Ireland sinks

Dec 9th 2010, 10:04 AM 3 Views 0 Comments

Icelanders argue that its tough approach has saved it from the generation of hardship some predict for Ireland.

# iceland - Monday 1 November, 2010

The bluffer's guide to... Vatnajokull and Grimsvotn
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The bluffer's guide to... Vatnajokull and Grimsvotn

Nov 1st 2010, 9:54 PM 1,304 Views 0 Comments

Everything you need to know about Iceland’s latest volatile volcanic area.

Iceland fears another volcano about to erupt
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Iceland fears another volcano about to erupt

Nov 1st 2010, 4:15 PM 344 Views 0 Comments

# iceland - Saturday 2 October, 2010

Fresh protests outside Icelandic parliament
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Fresh protests outside Icelandic parliament

Oct 2nd 2010, 3:07 PM 96 Views 0 Comments

Further protests in front of Icelandic parliament, PM and wife of president pelted with eggs.

# iceland - Wednesday 29 September, 2010

Iceland votes to refer ex-PM to special court over financial crisis
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Iceland votes to refer ex-PM to special court over financial crisis

Sep 29th 2010, 12:06 PM 157 Views 0 Comments

Geir Haarde may be the first world leader to stand trial over the global financial crisis.

# iceland - Friday 24 September, 2010

Why The Irish Debt Crisis Could Be Worse Than Spain, England, And Even Iceland
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Why The Irish Debt Crisis Could Be Worse Than Spain, England, And Even Iceland

Sep 24th 2010, 11:25 AM 2 Views 0 Comments

Some quick thoughts on what is happening in Ireland.

# iceland - Sunday 12 September, 2010

Iceland could prosecute former cabinet over banking crisis
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Iceland could prosecute former cabinet over banking crisis

Sep 12th 2010, 1:34 PM 434 Views 0 Comments

A special investigation into the collapse of the country’s biggest banks concludes: the government’s negligence was criminal.