Know Your Rights: What to Do if Your Flight is Canceled in Ireland

Know Your Rights: What to Do if Your Flight is Canceled in Ireland

Recent strikes by Aer Lingus pilots in Ireland have led to numerous flight cancellations. If your flight is affected, it’s essential to know your rights and the compensation you are entitled to under European law. Who Gets the Rights? These rights apply to everyone traveling through airports in the European Union (EU) or the European … Read more

Taoiseach Hails Starmer's Landslide Win, Eyes Stronger UK-Ireland Ties

Taoiseach Hails Starmer’s Landslide Win, Eyes Stronger UK-Ireland Ties

Taoiseach Simon Harris has congratulated Keir Starmer on Labour’s major win in the UK general election, expressing hopes for stronger UK-Ireland relations. Keir Starmer is set to become the British Prime Minister after Labour achieved a landslide victory, securing a 170-seat majority in the House of Commons. This result has reduced the Conservative Party to … Read more

Steffi Ouseph

Indian-Origin Nurse Dies Following Childbirth at Cork University Hospital

Steffi Ouseph, an Indian-origin nurse from Wayanad, Kerala, passed away in Ireland after giving birth. Steffi, who lived in Abbeyfeale, County Limerick, and worked at Kerry University Hospital, was admitted to Cork University Hospital for childbirth. She succumbed to a sudden illness after the delivery. Steffi’s husband, Baiju Skaria, originally hails from Sultan Bathery in … Read more

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