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Eating a Mediterranean diet boosts chances of 'healthy' ageing among older people
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Eating a Mediterranean diet boosts chances of 'healthy' ageing among older people

Feb 18th 2020, 8:42 AM 27,160 Views 24 Comments

A Mediterranean diet promotes gut bacteria linked to healthy ageing, according to a UCC study.

MEP Maria Walsh defends voting down move to enhance rescue operations for migrants
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MEP Maria Walsh defends voting down move to enhance rescue operations for migrants

Oct 25th 2019, 9:25 AM 44,074 Views 73 Comments

The European Parliament rejected the vote asking member states to step up efforts to save asylum seekers making the crossing.

Over 80 people feared dead after migrant boat capsizes off Tunisia
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Over 80 people feared dead after migrant boat capsizes off Tunisia

Jul 5th 2019, 7:30 AM 7,051 Views 6 Comments

The tragedy comes after 44 migrants were killed in an air strike on their detention centre in Libya.

Dozens of migrants feared dead after boat sinks off Tunisian coast
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Dozens of migrants feared dead after boat sinks off Tunisian coast

May 10th 2019, 5:39 PM 13,093 Views 38 Comments

The boat was travelling from Libya to Italy.

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 16,572 Views 14 Comments

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

Malta to allow rescue ship Aquarius to dock but migrants will be sent to other EU countries
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Malta to allow rescue ship Aquarius to dock but migrants will be sent to other EU countries

Aug 14th 2018, 3:20 PM 9,519 Views 23 Comments

The 141 migrants on board will be distributed among France, Germany, Luxembourg, Portugal and Spain.

Stranded anti-migrant ship refuses help from migrant rescue vessel
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Stranded anti-migrant ship refuses help from migrant rescue vessel

Aug 11th 2017, 6:13 PM 27,244 Views 80 Comments

The anti-migrant activists on board the ship said it was just a “minor technical problem”.

The Irish navy rescued 149 migrants on a rubber dinghy in the Mediterranean this morning
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The Irish navy rescued 149 migrants on a rubber dinghy in the Mediterranean this morning

Aug 10th 2017, 3:21 PM 13,103 Views 139 Comments

The people now aboard the ship are receiving food, water and medical treatment.

The Mediterranean diet only has heart benefits for the well-off, says study
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The Mediterranean diet only has heart benefits for the well-off, says study

Aug 1st 2017, 6:30 AM 20,178 Views 12 Comments

The researchers have concluded that the quality of the food may be as important as the frequency in which it’s eaten.

The EU is to curb sales of rubber boats to Libya to stop them getting to smugglers
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The EU is to curb sales of rubber boats to Libya to stop them getting to smugglers

Jul 17th 2017, 8:29 PM 11,045 Views 71 Comments

Sales of outboard motors will also be cut back.

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 15,258 Views 58 Comments

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

'An industry built on human misery' - in an uncertain world people smugglers are making billions
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'An industry built on human misery' - in an uncertain world people smugglers are making billions

Jun 11th 2017, 7:00 AM 8,305 Views 18 Comments

The waves of desperate people slipping across international borders every year has created a massive moneymaking opportunity for unscrupulous human traffickers.

Dramatic video shows migrants rescued from burning boat off coast of Spain
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Dramatic video shows migrants rescued from burning boat off coast of Spain

May 30th 2017, 8:18 AM 11,697 Views 13 Comments

The 34 people were travelling on board a boat that caught fire.

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 12,332 Views 87 Comments

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

Up to 245 people, including five children, feared dead in Mediterranean shipwrecks
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Up to 245 people, including five children, feared dead in Mediterranean shipwrecks

May 10th 2017, 7:59 AM 9,000 Views 96 Comments

The body of a five month old baby was amongst those recovered by authorities.

Irish soldiers who served in the Mediterranean to receive extra €15 a day
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Irish soldiers who served in the Mediterranean to receive extra €15 a day

Apr 10th 2017, 9:17 PM 15,111 Views 28 Comments

There had been concerns raised previously about soldiers struggling to travel to work.

Bodies of 74 people wash up on Libyan beach
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Bodies of 74 people wash up on Libyan beach

Feb 21st 2017, 9:00 PM 17,053 Views 61 Comments

Officials said there was no transport available to move the bodies and no cemetery to bury them in.

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Bad weather is making the price of some vegetables soar

Feb 11th 2017, 4:00 PM 14,304 Views 25 Comments

The issue has hit some Irish supermarkets.

The number of migrants entering Europe by sea dropped massively in 2016
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The number of migrants entering Europe by sea dropped massively in 2016

Jan 6th 2017, 3:42 PM 8,170 Views 14 Comments

Data from EU border agency Frontex suggests the number of migrants entering Europe via two main routes dropped by two-thirds to 364,000 in 2016.

'They're going to make that journey anyway - the question is can you sit back and watch people lose their lives?'
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'They're going to make that journey anyway - the question is can you sit back and watch people lose their lives?'

Dec 27th 2016, 8:00 PM 9,910 Views 53 Comments

A look at the migrant crisis through the eyes of the Irish defence forces.

Irish navy recovers three bodies during Mediterranean rescue operation
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Irish navy recovers three bodies during Mediterranean rescue operation

Dec 5th 2016, 9:09 AM 6,334 Views 32 Comments

Around 269 migrants were rescued from two rubber vessels around 30 miles north of Libyan capital, Tripoli.

29 migrants die in toxic pool of fuel and seawater off coast of Libya
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29 migrants die in toxic pool of fuel and seawater off coast of Libya

Oct 26th 2016, 8:27 PM 11,287 Views 37 Comments

The horrific discovery was made yesterday by a Doctors without Borders (MSF) rescue ship.

42 people drown after boat carrying 450 migrants capsizes at sea
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42 people drown after boat carrying 450 migrants capsizes at sea

Sep 21st 2016, 10:39 PM 12,357 Views 127 Comments

The vessel overturned off the port city of Rosetta in Egypt, police and health officials said.

The LÉ James Joyce has rescued another 108 migrants in the Mediterranean
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The LÉ James Joyce has rescued another 108 migrants in the Mediterranean

Sep 11th 2016, 4:00 PM 8,852 Views 65 Comments

Yesterday the Irish naval vessel oversaw the rescue of almost 2,000 migrants.

Newborn twins among 3,000 rescued from rubber boats at sea
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Newborn twins among 3,000 rescued from rubber boats at sea

Aug 31st 2016, 12:19 PM 12,249 Views 48 Comments

Nearly 6,500 people risked their lives to cross the Mediterranean Sea on Monday.

The LÉ James Joyce has rescued another 617 migrants in the Mediterranean
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The LÉ James Joyce has rescued another 617 migrants in the Mediterranean

Aug 29th 2016, 7:45 PM 14,170 Views 151 Comments

In one case, it successfully located and rescued 165 migrants from wooden and rubber vessels off the coast of Libya.

Italy is hoping these new hard-hitting ads will scare migrants off crossing the sea
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Italy is hoping these new hard-hitting ads will scare migrants off crossing the sea

Jul 30th 2016, 11:30 AM 18,267 Views 142 Comments

The campaign is targeting 15 African countries.

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 16,073 Views 159 Comments

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

Irish naval ship rescues over 100 people from the Mediterranean
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Irish naval ship rescues over 100 people from the Mediterranean

Jun 16th 2016, 1:17 PM 8,106 Views 39 Comments

The bodies of two females were also recovered.

Police hunting notorious people-smuggler may have had wrong man extradited
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Police hunting notorious people-smuggler may have had wrong man extradited

Jun 9th 2016, 7:01 PM 11,541 Views 11 Comments

Italian prosecutors are investigating the claims that it may be a case of mistaken identity.

1 gorilla vs 1,000 refugees: 'The death of an animal is sad but the drowning of 1,000 people is sadder'
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1 gorilla vs 1,000 refugees: 'The death of an animal is sad but the drowning of 1,000 people is sadder'

Jun 5th 2016, 3:00 PM 466 Views 158 Comments

The gorilla’s death received extensive media coverage worldwide; the deaths of the 1000 migrants, much less so, writes a dismayed Julien Mercille.

As 40 children die in the Mediterranean, migrants are rescued crossing from France to England
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As 40 children die in the Mediterranean, migrants are rescued crossing from France to England

May 29th 2016, 12:19 PM 17,958 Views 70 Comments

Up to 700 people are believed to have died crossing the Mediterranean this week.

"A source of national pride" - Ireland's LE Róisín sets sail for the Mediterranean
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"A source of national pride" - Ireland's LE Róisín sets sail for the Mediterranean

May 1st 2016, 12:28 PM 16,522 Views 136 Comments

The sixty-person crew will be on a 12 week mission.

UN refugee agency fears 500 migrants drowned in Mediterranean
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UN refugee agency fears 500 migrants drowned in Mediterranean

Apr 20th 2016, 2:26 PM 11,571 Views 110 Comments

The UNHCR released a statement today after interviewing survivors.

Irish ships in the Mediterranean rescued almost 9,000 migrants in 2015
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Irish ships in the Mediterranean rescued almost 9,000 migrants in 2015

Dec 27th 2015, 6:41 PM 11,811 Views 42 Comments

Both Ireland’s maritime Defence Forces and its Coast Guard have had a year to remember.

France's brothel keeper to the rich and famous has passed away aged 92
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France's brothel keeper to the rich and famous has passed away aged 92

Dec 22nd 2015, 9:21 PM 19,071 Views 19 Comments

It was alleged that her clients included John F. Kennedy, Marlon Brando and the Shah of Iran.

Enda is off to visit our troops in the Golan Heights
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Enda is off to visit our troops in the Golan Heights

Dec 18th 2015, 6:00 AM 8,441 Views 78 Comments

The Taoiseach will be visiting the Irish men and women serving in the Golan Heights this Sunday.

The many different routes that migrants are taking to reach western Europe...
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The many different routes that migrants are taking to reach western Europe...

Sep 12th 2015, 7:45 AM 12,291 Views 101 Comments

Migrants are travelling huge distances even before they reach the Mediterranean and the harrowing voyage across.

As many as 200 bodies found floating as boat sinks in Mediterranean
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As many as 200 bodies found floating as boat sinks in Mediterranean

Aug 28th 2015, 8:34 AM 12,729 Views 54 Comments

This brings to number of those killed in the Mediterranean this year to more than 2,500.

Merkel vows zero tolerance for migrant hate - as 55 bodies found on boats
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Merkel vows zero tolerance for migrant hate - as 55 bodies found on boats

Aug 26th 2015, 11:24 PM 13,672 Views 103 Comments

Meanwhile the Defence Forces have rescued hundreds of people – including 71 children – in an operation tonight.

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