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#migrant crisis

From TheJournal.ie Keep out! 10 of the world's most significant border 'walls' Great Big Walls

Keep out! 10 of the world's most significant border 'walls'

Imposing structures, soldiers with guns and strict rules.

From TheJournal.ie One country is going out of its way to welcome refugees heading for Europe Open Arms

One country is going out of its way to welcome refugees heading for Europe

Even football fans have been showing their support.

From TheJournal.ie 'We want to help them but we can’t': Tourist hub Greek island is at breaking point Lesbos

'We want to help them but we can’t': Tourist hub Greek island is at breaking point

The country is dealing with its own economic struggles as thousands of migrants arrive in the country.

From TheJournal.ie Glastonbury's left-behind wellies are being donated to the migrants in Calais Bootiful

Glastonbury's left-behind wellies are being donated to the migrants in Calais

“The migrants in Calais are living in desperate conditions and we’re very pleased to be able to help support their basic humanitarian needs.”

From TheJournal.ie As many as 200 bodies found floating as boat sinks in Mediterranean Migrant Crisis

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

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

From TheJournal.ie A warning to Europe: Up to 50 people found suffocated in a truck in Austria Crisis

A warning to Europe: Up to 50 people found suffocated in a truck in Austria

An investigation is underway which includes police from Hungary.

From TheJournal.ie Merkel vows zero tolerance for migrant hate - as 55 bodies found on boats Razor-wire Fences

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

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

From TheJournal.ie "Exceptionally busy": Irish holidaymakers are still packing out flights to Kos Migrant Crisis

"Exceptionally busy": Irish holidaymakers are still packing out flights to Kos

The cafés along the beach-front in the popular sun spot have become an unlikely first port of call for thousands of refugees.

From TheJournal.ie This photographer's incredible photo of a refugee family has gone viral Migrant Crisis

This photographer's incredible photo of a refugee family has gone viral

He spoke to us about the image.

From TheJournal.ie More than 40 people suffocated in hold of migrant boat Italy

More than 40 people suffocated in hold of migrant boat

The boat which was intercepted off the Italian coast was carrying around 300 people.

From TheJournal.ie Giant passenger ferry sent to Kos - but migrants won't be allowed live on it Migrant Crisis

Giant passenger ferry sent to Kos - but migrants won't be allowed live on it

“It’s only for the screening and briefing of the Syrians,” an immigration official said.

From TheJournal.ie Riot police sent to island after 1,000 locked in football stadium in Kos Migrant Crisis

Riot police sent to island after 1,000 locked in football stadium in Kos

There are said to be two toilets in the stadium.

From TheJournal.ie The 5 at 5: Friday Take 5

The 5 at 5: Friday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

From TheJournal.ie Five arrested over migrant drowning incident Migrant Crisis

Five arrested over migrant drowning incident

Irish Defence Forces members are to get counselling after rescuing hundreds of migrants

From TheJournal.ie LÉ Niamh arrives in Sicily carrying 367 people saved by the Irish crew Sea Tragedy

LÉ Niamh arrives in Sicily carrying 367 people saved by the Irish crew

The bodies of 25 people, including four children, are also on board.

From TheJournal.ie More than 1,000 migrants have tried to pass through the Channel tunnel in 48 hours Crisis

More than 1,000 migrants have tried to pass through the Channel tunnel in 48 hours

The migrant crisis has seen desperate attempts by individuals trying to reach the UK.

From TheJournal.ie Irish truck drivers face threats from migrants with 'iron bars, broken bottles and machetes' Calais

Irish truck drivers face threats from migrants with 'iron bars, broken bottles and machetes'

A man died yesterday after thousands of migrants stormed the Eurotunnel.

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 Hungary used convicts to build a giant fence to keep people out of the country Berlin Wall II

Hungary used convicts to build a giant fence to keep people out of the country

Donald Trump would be proud of this plan

From TheJournal.ie A migrant has died trying to reach Britain through the Channel Tunnel Migrant Crisis

A migrant has died trying to reach Britain through the Channel Tunnel

The person’s body was found in the early hours of the morning.

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 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 'The Mediterranean will become Europe's graveyard' Migrant Crisis

'The Mediterranean will become Europe's graveyard'

The flood of migrants trying to cross the sea has reached new crisis levels since Friday.

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 Poll: Do you support rescued Mediterranean migrants being settled in Ireland? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you support rescued Mediterranean migrants being settled in Ireland?

Ireland will be accepting an increased number of migrants than was planned.

From TheJournal.ie Plan to send naval 'boat-destroyer' force against Mediterranean people smugglers Show Of Force

Plan to send naval 'boat-destroyer' force against Mediterranean people smugglers

The EU plan will see warships sent to the Libyan coast.

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 We're sending the LÉ Eithne to help tackle the migrant crisis Mediterranean

We're sending the LÉ Eithne to help tackle the migrant crisis

Preparations for the mission are currently taking place at Haulbowline in Cork.

From TheJournal.ie Taoiseach: 'The equivalent of three jumbo jets were lost in the Mediterranean' Smugglers

Taoiseach: 'The equivalent of three jumbo jets were lost in the Mediterranean'

Once it has been approved by the UN security council, however.

From TheJournal.ie The internet responded to Katie Hopkins calling migrants "cockroaches" by raising £25,000 to rescue them Migrant Crisis
From TheJournal.ie "To send them back is another way of killing them" Migrant Crisis This post contains videos

"To send them back is another way of killing them"

At least twenty people, including a child, are said to have died in one of the latest incidents.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland WILL be taking in more refugees - but Charlie Flanagan's not saying how many Migrant Crisis

Ireland WILL be taking in more refugees - but Charlie Flanagan's not saying how many

European ministers are holding crisis meetings today to respond to the latest Mediterranean migrant disasters.

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