A false bomb alert forced a Sunday Ryanair flight from Dublin to Krakow in south Poland into an emergency landing in Berlin, the French AFP news agency reported on Monday morning.
Six-month-old Olivia had been receiving treatment in Dublin but specialists were unable to help the toddler who suffered from problems caused by an overgrown oesophagus, the tube that connects the throat with the stomach.
The historic accord between the Communist authorities and shipyard workers led to the establishment of the first independent trade union in Poland and contributed to the fall of Communism.
After climbing and naming Australia’s tallest mountain, adventurer Paweł Strzelecki went to Ireland where, despite suffering from typhoid fever, he set about saving the lives of starving children.
Moynihan, Artistic Director of the Smashing Times Film and Theatre group and one of the writers of ‘The Woman is Present: Women’s Stories of WWII’ tells TFN: “Masculinised memories of history are often the norm as the role of powerful women in history is hidden or denied. In all the stories selected for the performance, the women, each in their own way, stand up to the oppression they are experiencing.
Among others, the play features the extraordinary life of Polish resistance fighter Maria Eugenia Jasińska who after being tortured for a year by the Gestapo was sentenced to death by hanging for refusing to ‘name names’.