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#LE Eithne

From TheJournal.ie Decision to end migrant rescue operation labelled 'outrageous abdication of responsibilities' LE Eithne

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Irish Navy revives infant found unconscious in Mediterranean as record numbers saved Lifesavers

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Irish naval vessel rescues over 180 refugees in the Mediterranean LE Eithne

Irish naval vessel rescues over 180 refugees in the Mediterranean

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

From TheJournal.ie Irish Navy rescues over 700 people off Libyan coast Rescued

Irish Navy rescues over 700 people off Libyan coast

A baby girl was born on the LE Eithne.

From TheJournal.ie An Irish Naval vessel is heading to the Mediterranean for our seventh migrant rescue mission LE Eithne

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Another Irish ship has set off to help save lives in the Mediterranean Lé James Joyce

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

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

From TheJournal.ie LÉ Niamh disembarks 14 bodies found on overcrowded barge Migrant Crisis

LÉ Niamh disembarks 14 bodies found on overcrowded barge

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

From TheJournal.ie Kisses all round as LÉ Eithne sailors welcomed back home Hello Sailor

Kisses all round as LÉ Eithne sailors welcomed back home

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

From TheJournal.ie LÉ Eithne crew 'not being paid properly' for Mediterranean mission Cough Up

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

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

From TheJournal.ie The Irish Navy has saved the lives of almost 600 people LE Eithne

The Irish Navy has saved the lives of almost 600 people

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

From TheJournal.ie Ireland will NOT be taking part in a new EU mission to destroy migrant boats Mediterranean

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

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

From TheJournal.ie LÉ Eithne to be recalled from Mediterranean in a month's time Migrant Crisis

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Video: Hundreds of rescued migrants aboard Irish ship arrive in Italy LE Eithne

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Further 310 migrants rescued by Irish Naval ship this morning LE Eithne

Further 310 migrants rescued by Irish Naval ship this morning

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

From TheJournal.ie Irish Naval ship LÉ Eithne has rescued another 113 migrants off the coast of Libya Mediterranean

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Pictures: 500 migrants rescued - as LÉ Eithne carries out THREE operations in 24 hours Migrant Crisis

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Watch: 200 migrants rescued by Irish Naval ship LÉ Eithne off Libyan coast Saved

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

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.

From TheJournal.ie These Irish seamen are setting sail for the Mediterranean today Up Anchor

These Irish seamen are setting sail for the Mediterranean today

There’s 68 on board the LÉ Eithne.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland WILL be sending the LÉ Eithne to help with the Mediterranean refugee crisis Mediterranean

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

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

From TheJournal.ie President continues Liverpool trip before heading to Manchester today Michael D

President continues Liverpool trip before heading to Manchester today

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