Irish naval operations set to continue in the Mediterranean

Coveney to advise navy stays in Mediterranean

01 Sep Minister for Defence Simon Coveney has said he will bring a report to the Cabinet tomorrow recommending the renewal of the Irish Navy's presence in the Mediterranean.

The HMAS Newcastle intercepted a dhow carrying the drugs

Australian warship seizes heroin worth €500m

24 Jun An Australian warship patrolling in the Middle East has seized a haul of 581kg of heroin with an estimated street value of more than half a billion euro, a naval official said this morning.