Tag: Irish Navy

  • Irish Navy issues

    Austerity blamed by media sources. Irish Naval Service ship can’t patrol Irish waters due to lack of sailors By Niall O’Connor A naval ship cannot patrol Irish waters as there […]

  • Irish Navy in migrant rescue

    Migrant crisis: Irish navy rescues 109 off Libyan coast An Irish navy vessel rescued 109 migrants off Libya’s coast on Sunday, following a request from the Italian Maritime Rescue Co-Ordination […]

  • IE Navy for Op Sophia?

    Broader role for Irish Navy in Med? Role of Naval Service crews in combating criminal gangs in Mediterranean under review Tom Brady Naval Service crews may be given a bigger […]

  • Irish Navy for EUNAVFORMed?

    Naval service ships operating in the Mediterranean Sea could soon be adopting a more robust role in the fight against Islamic terrorists and people-smugglers. Irish navy may join EU counter-terrorism […]

  • Irish missions in Med may be extended

    Mission due to end in September. Irish naval missions in Med may be extended By Eoin English, Irish Examiner Reporter The Defence Minister is preparing to extend the Irish Naval […]

  • Rescue hopes fade for migrants

    Many feared dead in latest Med horror. Rescue hopes fade for migrants after boat capsizes in Mediterranean Search teams in the Mediterranean say they don’t expect to find any more […]

  • 13 dead refugees found on boat off Libya

    Med death toll rises. Mediterranean migrant crisis: 13 dead refugees found on boat off Libya By¬†Gianluca Mezzofiore A migrant boat carrying 13 dead people among the more than 500 others […]

  • Warships rescue thousands of migrants

    Huge rescue mission over weekend. Migrant crisis: Warships rescue thousands off Libya coast European warships and coast guard vessels have rescued more than 2,000 migrants off the coast of Libya. […]