Simon Coveney, who became Ireland’s foreign minister in a cabinet reshuffle last month, was asked by Israel’s PM and Deputy Foreign Minister Tzipi Hotovely, “why Ireland helps NGOs that call for the destruction of Israel.”
By HERB KEINON
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu took visiting Irish foreign Minister Simon Coveney to task on Tuesday for Dublin’s support of NGOs operating in Israel and the territories.
The Prime Minister’s Office issued a statement after the meeting with Coveney, who arrived Monday for a three day visit, saying that Netanyahu asked the Irish foreign minister “why Ireland helps NGOs that call for the destruction of Israel.” Continue Reading »
Israel’s Embassy informs Irish Department of Foreign Affairs with legal actions against culprits, including the students behind inauthentic satirical Tweets published on popular Irish student website.
By Itamar Eichner
The Israeli Embassy in Ireland is battling a new threat these days – fake Tweets. Unknown perpetrators attempted to discredit the embassy by uploading a screenshot of fake Tweets to Reddit Ireland, purporting to come from the Israeli Embassy’s official account, which taunted the Irish government and people.
The Irish student website oxygen.ie fake article about fake Israel Embassy tweet.
A few weeks later, a popular Irish student website, oxygen.ie, mocked the scandal by putting up its own version of fake Israeli embassy Tweets, which were posted on the satire section of the site. Continue Reading »