Wednesday August 12, 2015
Around 60 migrants are missing in waters off Libya, the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) said this afternoon, after interviewing survivors who were picked up from their stricken craft.
Sunday July 05, 2015
The Government did not initially support search and rescue missions in the Mediterranean, which ultimately rescued 170,000 migrants, according to documents obtained by RTÉ's This Week.
Thursday June 04, 2015
A round-up of Irish and international news stories
Saturday May 23, 2015
United Nations chief Ban Ki-moon said that saving the lives of migrants stranded at sea in southeast Asia should be a "top priority" as the region battles with an exodus of boat people fleeing persecution and poverty.
Monday April 20, 2015
Tá brú á chur ar cheannairí na hEorpa déileáil leis an ngéarchéim inimirceoirí i ndiaidh do long eile a bhí ag iompar suas le 950 duine dul go grinneall idir chósta na Libia agus Lampedusa na hIodáile.
Sunday April 19, 2015
Monday April 13, 2015
The Italian coastguard has said 5,629 people were rescued from 22 different vessels off North Africa between 10 and 12 April.
Sunday April 05, 2015
Around 1,500 migrants trying to cross the Mediterranean to Italy in five different boats have been rescued.
Friday March 13, 2015
Pope Francis believes his pontificate will be short and that he would be ready to resign like his predecessor rather than ruling for life.
Sunday February 15, 2015
A total of 2,164 migrants in 12 boats were rescued between the Libyan coast and the Italian island of Lampedusa.