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.
Saturday April 18, 2015
Pope Francis has urged the international community to act over a surge in the numbers of migrants attempting to reach Italy in dangerous sea crossings from north Africa.
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.
Wednesday March 04, 2015
Italy's coastguard has said it carried out seven rescue operations in less than 24 hours, saving 941 migrants in the Strait of Sicily, which separates the Italian island from the North African coast.
Monday February 02, 2015
A selection of images from around the world
Tuesday December 09, 2014
Tony Connelly, RTÉ Europe Editor, reports from a Frontex mission patrolling the waters between an Italian island off Sicily and the coast of Tunisia in search of migrants