Indian Ambassador

Congress Demands Removal of Indian Ambassador to Ireland Over Alleged Partisanship

The Congress party in India is calling for the expulsion of Indian Ambassador to Ireland, Akhilesh Mishra, following accusations of violating diplomatic norms and engaging in partisan attacks against the opposition. Mishra’s alleged glorification of the Modi government while disparaging previous administrations, particularly the Congress, has sparked outrage within the party. Senior Congress leader Jairam … Read more

Magnum Classic Ice Cream 3-Pack

Recall Alert: Magnum Classic Ice Cream 3-Pack Batch Recalled Due to Metal Contamination

Attention all ice cream lovers! A recall alert has been issued for specific batches of Magnum Classic Ice Cream 3-pack due to a potential safety hazard. The affected batches, with batch codes L3324, L3325, L3326, L3327, and L3328, along with a best before end date of 11/2025, are being recalled because they might contain metal … Read more

Europe's Free Travel - Romania and Bulgaria

Romania and Bulgaria Join Europe’s Free Travel Area, Land Routes Excluded

In a significant development, Romania and Bulgaria, long-standing members of the European Union, have now gained entry into the continent’s Free Travel Area. While this marks a historic moment for the two nations, there’s a catch: unrestricted free travel applies only to those arriving by sea or air. Land routes will still be subjected to … Read more

EU Labor Laws

EU Relaxes Labor Laws, Extending Opportunities for Non-EU Workers, Including Indians

In a significant move, the European Union has unveiled relaxed regulations for workers hailing from non-EU nations, aiming to streamline employment processes and alleviate labor shortages. The updated rules, effective March 13, 2024, introduce notable changes including shortened work permit durations, flexibility in changing employers, and extended stays in the EU even during periods of … Read more

Ireland's St. Patrick's Day

Indian Community Adds Vibrancy to Ireland’s St. Patrick’s Day Parades

This year’s St. Patrick’s Day celebrations in Ireland witnessed unprecedented enthusiasm as hundreds of thousands of people joined festivities across the country. A noteworthy aspect was the significant participation of Ireland’s largest expatriate community, the Indian population. From Dublin to Castlebar and New Castle West, Indians made their mark with colorful displays of culture and … Read more

Climate Risks-Europe

Europe Unprepared for Climate Risks: New Report Urges Urgent Action

A groundbreaking study by the European Environment Agency reveals that Europe is alarmingly unprepared for the climate risks it faces. This is the first comprehensive assessment of its kind by the EEA, highlighting the gravity of the situation. The report identifies 36 significant climate risks, with half posing severe consequences. Heat stress, floods, and the … Read more

Ryanair Cancels Summer Flights

Ryanair Cancels Summer Flights Amidst Boeing 737 Max 8200 Delivery Delays

In a recent announcement, Ryanair revealed its decision to cancel numerous summer flights due to delays in the delivery of Boeing 737 Max 8200 aircraft. The airline stated that only 40 out of the initially planned 57 aircraft will be available by the end of June. Consequently, Ryanair will be compelled to make minor schedule … Read more

Arijit Mukherjee

Tragic Loss: Arijit Mukherjee’s Funeral Service Today in Dublin

Portlaoise resident Arijit Mukherjee’s untimely demise has left the community in shock. The 28-year-old, who was scheduled to fly to Kolkata, India, passed away yesterday. Survived by his wife and a 6-year-old daughter, the funeral service is set for today, 28th Feb 2024, at New lands Cross Cemetery and Crematorium in Dublin. The service will … Read more

Controversy Erupts Over Ireland’s Handling of Refugees Amidst Growing Right-wing Criticism

Dublin is facing scrutiny as accusations rise over Ireland’s alleged acceptance of refugees without a clear legal framework. The Varadkar government is accused of offering unprecedented benefits to refugees, particularly those arriving from Ukraine. Critics, notably right-wing groups, claim that many Ukrainian arrivals may not be genuine natives. Concerns intensify at Dublin Airport, where a … Read more

Irish Muslim Scholar

Prominent Irish Muslim Scholar Attacked in Dublin: Gardaí Launch Investigation

In a shocking incident, Sheikh Dr. Umar al-Qadri, the founder and head of the Irish Muslim Council, fell victim to a suspected hate crime in Tallaght, Dublin. The attack occurred on Thursday evening during his visit for a meeting, leading to injuries on his left cheek and front teeth. The scholar, who has been residing … Read more

Sligo Indian Association

New Leadership Takes the Helm at Indian Association Sligo: Anirban Banja Assumes Presidency

In a recent development, the Indian Association Sligo is set to embark on its 18th year with a fresh leadership team. Anirban Banja has been elected as the new President, with Harini Vallabhaneni as Secretary and Monsi Varghese as Treasurer. Albert Kuriakos will continue to serve as the Public Relations Officer. Diaz Xavier will take … Read more

first Indian-origin notary public

Historic Milestone: First Indian-Origin Solicitor in Ireland Ascends to Notary Public Status

Historic Milestone: First Indian-Origin Solicitor in Ireland Ascends to Notary Public Status Jaya Jayadev, Ireland’s trailblazing Malayali solicitor, has secured yet another historic milestone by becoming the nation’s first Indian-born notary public. With this monumental achievement, Jaya solidifies her status as a pioneering figure in Ireland’s legal arena, breaking barriers and reshaping the landscape of … Read more

Sheela Palace Restaurant in Lucan

A Feast for €10.99: Indulge in Sheela Palace’s Irresistible Breakfast Buffet Delights!

In a gastronomic extravaganza, Sheela Palace Indian Restaurant in Lucan beckons the residents of Ireland to savor a delectable Breakfast Buffet at an unbeatable price of €10.99. Available every Friday to Sunday from 9 am to 12 pm, this culinary delight promises a symphony of flavors that will tantalize your taste buds. Nestled in the … Read more

Whatsapp Age Limit

WhatsApp Lowers Age Limit to 13 in Europe, Updates Policies in Compliance with EU Regulations

In a recent development, messaging giant WhatsApp, owned by Meta, is set to lower its minimum age requirement across Europe, including Ireland, from 16 to 13. This change aims to establish a consistent global minimum age for users. The adjustment aligns with the Digital Services Act (DSA) and the Digital Markets Act (DMA), two new … Read more

Homeless in Ireland

UN Urges Ireland to Address Homelessness Crisis Among Asylum Seekers

In a scathing report, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) has accused the Irish government of neglecting the housing crisis faced by asylum seekers, particularly in emergency accommodation centers. The UN agency is set to conduct a committee meeting today to discuss Ireland’s alleged non-compliance with the International Covenant on Economic, Social, and … Read more