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Decision to end migrant rescue operation labelled 'outrageous abdication of responsibilities'
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Decision to end migrant rescue operation labelled 'outrageous abdication of responsibilities'

Apr 1st 2019, 9:42 AM 16,563 Views 14 Comments

The EU is winding down Operation Sophia amid pressure from Italy and other countries.

Irish Navy revives infant found unconscious in Mediterranean as record numbers saved
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Irish Navy revives infant found unconscious in Mediterranean as record numbers saved

Jun 26th 2017, 10:26 AM 15,253 Views 58 Comments

Commander Brian Fitzgerald said he was extremely proud of his team.

Irish naval vessel rescues over 180 refugees in the Mediterranean
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Irish naval vessel rescues over 180 refugees in the Mediterranean

Jun 25th 2017, 2:16 PM 9,243 Views 67 Comments

The LÉ Eithne is now enroute to assist in another rescue operation.

Irish Navy rescues over 700 people off Libyan coast
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Irish Navy rescues over 700 people off Libyan coast

Jun 17th 2017, 6:36 PM 11,290 Views 66 Comments

A baby girl was born on the LE Eithne.

An Irish Naval vessel is heading to the Mediterranean for our seventh migrant rescue mission
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An Irish Naval vessel is heading to the Mediterranean for our seventh migrant rescue mission

May 23rd 2017, 6:30 AM 12,324 Views 87 Comments

The LÉ Eithne was previously deployed to the region in 2015.

Another Irish ship has set off to help save lives in the Mediterranean
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Another Irish ship has set off to help save lives in the Mediterranean

Jul 8th 2016, 9:54 PM 16,064 Views 159 Comments

More than 8,500 people have been rescued by the Irish navy over the past two years.

LÉ Niamh disembarks 14 bodies found on overcrowded barge
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LÉ Niamh disembarks 14 bodies found on overcrowded barge

Jul 29th 2015, 4:07 PM 20,827 Views 59 Comments

453 migrants rescued by the crew in recent days have also arrived in port in Sicily.

Kisses all round as LÉ Eithne sailors welcomed back home
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Kisses all round as LÉ Eithne sailors welcomed back home

Jul 18th 2015, 7:50 PM 21,801 Views 96 Comments

It has also been reported this morning that Ireland is set to take in an additional 600 migrants over the next two years.

LÉ Eithne crew 'not being paid properly' for Mediterranean mission
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LÉ Eithne crew 'not being paid properly' for Mediterranean mission

Jul 8th 2015, 8:45 PM 18,389 Views 48 Comments

Crew members are entitled to a higher daily allowance, according to an association representing personnel.

The Irish Navy has saved the lives of almost 600 people
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The Irish Navy has saved the lives of almost 600 people

Jun 29th 2015, 6:00 AM 9,403 Views 49 Comments

the Lé Eithne has been operating in the Mediterranean since last month.

Ireland will NOT be taking part in a new EU mission to destroy migrant boats
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Ireland will NOT be taking part in a new EU mission to destroy migrant boats

Jun 23rd 2015, 5:51 PM 13,684 Views 48 Comments

The operation aims to ‘dismantle the business model’ of human traffickers.

LÉ Eithne to be recalled from Mediterranean in a month's time
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LÉ Eithne to be recalled from Mediterranean in a month's time

Jun 15th 2015, 5:40 PM 14,110 Views 122 Comments

Another Irish Naval vessel will be sent to replace the Éithne, once her mission comes to an end.

Video: Hundreds of rescued migrants aboard Irish ship arrive in Italy
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Video: Hundreds of rescued migrants aboard Irish ship arrive in Italy

Jun 8th 2015, 6:00 PM 16,166 Views 100 Comments

Over 1,150 people have been rescued by the LÉ Eithne in the 10 days in which it has been operating in the Mediterranean.

Further 310 migrants rescued by Irish Naval ship this morning
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Further 310 migrants rescued by Irish Naval ship this morning

Jun 6th 2015, 7:50 PM 17,310 Views 122 Comments

The crew has now rescued 1,064 migrnats in the Mediterranean.

Irish Naval ship LÉ Eithne has rescued another 113 migrants off the coast of Libya
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Irish Naval ship LÉ Eithne has rescued another 113 migrants off the coast of Libya

Jun 5th 2015, 11:57 PM 10,200 Views 48 Comments

In five successful missions, the crew has now rescued 756 migrants in the Mediterranean.

Pictures: 500 migrants rescued - as LÉ Eithne carries out THREE operations in 24 hours
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Pictures: 500 migrants rescued - as LÉ Eithne carries out THREE operations in 24 hours

May 29th 2015, 10:20 AM 8,987 Views 56 Comments

The third operation is still ongoing. The Defence Forces’ flagship came across a dingy with 100 migrants on board at 9.45am this morning.

Watch: 200 migrants rescued by Irish Naval ship LÉ Eithne off Libyan coast
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Watch: 200 migrants rescued by Irish Naval ship LÉ Eithne off Libyan coast

May 28th 2015, 10:12 PM 23,134 Views 135 Comments

The Defence Forces have released dramatic video of the rescue operation. The migrants were part of a flotilla of five makeshift inflatable vessels attempting to cross to Europe.

These Irish seamen are setting sail for the Mediterranean today
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These Irish seamen are setting sail for the Mediterranean today

May 16th 2015, 10:13 AM 13,885 Views 59 Comments

There’s 68 on board the LÉ Eithne.

Ireland WILL be sending the LÉ Eithne to help with the Mediterranean refugee crisis
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Ireland WILL be sending the LÉ Eithne to help with the Mediterranean refugee crisis

May 12th 2015, 6:04 PM 10,646 Views 43 Comments

Around 1,750 people have died this year trying to cross the sea from North Africa to Europe.

President continues Liverpool trip before heading to Manchester today
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President continues Liverpool trip before heading to Manchester today

Nov 22nd 2012, 8:37 AM 2,773 Views 7 Comments

Michael D Higgins has a number of engagements in the north west of England today as he continues his three-day visit.