Saturday July 25, 2015
More than 1,200 migrants, mostly from sub-Saharan Africa and Syria, arrived in Sicily today, after having been picked up in the Mediterranean, the Italian coastguard said.
Saturday July 18, 2015
The Government has said that Ireland would take an additional 600 migrants to ease the migration crisis in the Mediterranean.
Tuesday July 07, 2015
The Irish navy's LÉ Eithne is tied up in Valetta, Malta, as its mission in the Mediterranean comes to an end.
Friday July 03, 2015
An appeal has been issued to identify a woman whose body was recovered from the sea at Clontarf in Dublin on Tuesday.
Thursday July 02, 2015
A Washington police department spokeswoman has said that there was no evidence of a shooter at the Washington Navy Yard, after reports of an active shooter there.
Monday June 22, 2015
The LÉ Eithne has rescued 519 migrants from three separate vessels off the coast of Libya.
Wednesday June 17, 2015
A round-up of other Irish and international news stories.
Monday June 15, 2015
Friday June 12, 2015
Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott has said his country would do "whatever we need to do" to combat people-smuggling as he repeatedly refused to deny claims an official paid thousands of dollars to get smugglers to turn a boat around.
Wednesday June 10, 2015
The captain and crew of a boat carrying 65 asylum-seekers say Australian authorities paid them thousands of dollars to turn around and return to Indonesian waters, police said this morning.