*Taoiseach Micheál Martin flanked by Senator Timmy Dooley and Deputy Cathal Crowe. Photograph: Natasha Barton THREE CLARE POLITICIANS have been included in the list of 52 Irish politicians banned from entering Russia.
*Minister for Foreign Affairs, Simon Coveney (FG) with European counterparts. The past week has been nothing short of extraordinary. World events are hard to keep up with at the best of times, but the largest attack by one sovereign state on another in Europe since the second World War.
AN ENNIS FAMILY narrowly avoided war, having planned to arrive in Ukraine on the day of Russia’s large-scale invasion which has been described as the largest conventional warfare operation in Europe since the second World War.