Thursday September 03, 2015
Nearly 30,000 suspected people smugglers have been identified by European authorities since the start of the year.
Friday August 28, 2015
A round-up of news stories from at home and around the world
Thursday August 27, 2015
At least 30 people have died and hundreds are unaccounted for after a boat sank off the coast of Libya, the country's coast guard has said.
Thursday August 06, 2015
The LÉ Niamh has arrived in the Sicilian port of Palermo, Italy with the 367 migrants who were rescued from the sea yesterday after the overcrowded fishing vessel in which they were travelling capsized.
Thursday July 30, 2015
A 36-year-old man has admitted killing freelance journalist Tom O'Gorman at his home in Castleknock in Dublin in January of last year.
Monday July 27, 2015
A 34-year-old man has pleaded not guilty to the murder of Tom O'Gorman in Castleknock in Dublin in January 2014.
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.
Tuesday July 21, 2015
A baby girl has been born on board Irish naval vessel LÉ Niamh, which is involved in the humanitarian search and rescue operation in the Mediterranean.
Sunday June 07, 2015
The Irish naval vessel Eithne has been directed by Italian authorities to travel to Taranto Port in Italy to transfer the 399 migrants who are currently aboard the ship.
Friday April 24, 2015
An Italian judge has ordered that the presumed captain of a migrant boat that sank with the loss of more than 700 lives should remain in custody after prosecutors asked for him to be charged with homicide and people-trafficking.