Saturday September 05, 2015
LÉ Niamh has completed the rescue of 329 people from three vessels in the Mediterranean Sea.
Thursday September 03, 2015
Minister for the Environment Alan Kelly has said he thinks Ireland will be taking a volume of refugees "in the thousands" in the coming years.
Tuesday August 25, 2015
A 27-year-old fisherman has died after he was overcome by fumes while working on a trawler in Co Donegal.
Wednesday August 05, 2015
A boat packed with up to 700 migrants capsized in the Mediterranean Sea off the coast of Libya with hundreds feared dead, officials and aid agencies have said.
Sunday August 02, 2015
The Northern Ireland Assembly has run out of time to prevent circuses with wild animals from obtaining entertainment licences, environment minister Mark H Durkan said.
Thursday July 30, 2015
Former Top Gear hosts Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May have signed a deal for a new motoring show with Amazon.
Tuesday July 14, 2015
NASA's New Horizons space probe has made history by passing within 12,500km of the surface of the dwarf planet Pluto.
Wednesday July 08, 2015
The bodies of 36 US Marines have been found on a remote Pacific island more than 70 years after they died in a bloody World War II battle.
Wednesday June 24, 2015
A previously unknown area of cold-water coral habitat has been discovered in Irish waters.
Tuesday June 09, 2015