Campaigners jubilant as bill passes first major hurdle. Read more about Irish senate votes to ban Israeli settlement goods
Main opposition party to support bill in 11 July vote. Read more about Ireland moves towards banning goods from Israel's settlements
Paul Murphy, a member of the European Parliament (MEP) for Ireland’s Socialist Party, is bound for Gaza as part of the second Gaza Freedom Flotilla. The Electronic Intifada correspondent David Cronin interviews Murphy about the flotilla and the EU’s role in the siege. Read more about MEP joining flotilla tells EI: EU's honest broker image "a sham"