Senator David Norris, a former presidential candidate, also called for the expulsion of the Israeli ambassador from Dublin. Meanwhile, UK deputy prime minister backs arms embargo.
Salaita, an outspoken supporter of academic boycott, has been the target of high-profile anti-Palestinian campaigners.
The executive council of the National Union of Students issued “a powerful united statement” in solidarity with Palestine Monday.
A direct action group has shut down an Israeli subsidiary, saying they intend to stay there as long as possible.
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