About Eóin Murray

Eóin Murray has lived and worked extensively in Israel and the Occupied Palestinian Territory. He is on twitter @eoinmurray

Articles by Eóin Murray

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Israel and Gaza: the way ahead

The latest Israeli-Palestinian conflict can be traced to decisions made since 2004. Its solution lies in a recognition of strategic reality, says Eóin Murray.

Ireland’s new shade of green

"How surprising the familiar always is", remarks Irish novelist John Banville in The Book of Evidence. On 24 May 2007 the most exciting election seen in a generation in the Republic of Ireland pitted the incumbent coalition of Fianna Fáil and the Progressive Democrats against the "Alliance for Change" of Fine Gael and the Labour Party. In the face of punditry and polling data which indicated that change was in the air, taoiseach (prime minister) Bertie Ahern managed an astonishing political performance and led Fianna Fáil to office for a rare third successive term.

Alan Johnston: a reporter in Gaza

The kidnapping of the BBC journalist Alan Johnston on 12 March 2007 is closely tied to the security situation in the Palestinian territory, says his friend Eóin Murray.

After Hamas: a time for politics

The electoral earthquake in Palestine has produced a new political landscape which Palestinians, Israelis and the international community all now have to face, says Eóin Murray.

Palestinians' time of choice

The pressures of occupation and poverty are undiminished, but the Palestine election is an opportunity for activists to promote a vision of change, finds Eóin Murray.

Welcome to Costa-del-Gaza

What will Gaza become after Israeli occupation? Eóin Murray reports on embattled Jewish settlers and Palestinian fears.

'Tear down that wall!' The world court and Israel

The International Court of Justice ruling that Ariel Sharon’s barrier across the West Bank breaches international law is both alarm-call and opportunity to the world community, says Eóin Murray in Gaza.

Night falls in Gaza

The assassination of Sheikh Ahmed Yassin has caused convulsive outrage among Gaza’s Palestinian people. From its epicentre, a young Irish human rights activist balances vivid reportage and cool reflection.
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