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#irish navy

# irish-navy - Wednesday 19 September, 2018

'Give our defence forces a living wage': Why I'm marching on the Dáil today

Dr Tom Clonan outlines his reasons for protesting at Leinster House today.

# irish-navy - Thursday 10 August, 2017

The Irish navy rescued 149 migrants on a rubber dinghy in the Mediterranean this morning

The people now aboard the ship are receiving food, water and medical treatment.

# irish-navy - Tuesday 16 May, 2017

No reserve price was set before LÉ Aisling was sold for €110,000

The ship has since gone up for sale for €683,000 by a private seller.

# irish-navy - Monday 10 April, 2017

Irish soldiers who served in the Mediterranean to receive extra €15 a day

There had been concerns raised previously about soldiers struggling to travel to work.

# irish-navy - Friday 24 February, 2017

After 36 years of service the LÉ Aisling has gone up for sale

The vessel has a long and distinguished service record.

# irish-navy - Thursday 23 February, 2017

Looking for a job? The Defence Forces are recruiting 860 personnel

Defence Minister Paul Kehoe today announced a major recruitment drive for defence Forces for 2017.

# irish-navy - Tuesday 27 December, 2016

'They're going to make that journey anyway - the question is can you sit back and watch people lose their lives?'

A look at the migrant crisis through the eyes of the Irish defence forces.

# irish-navy - Sunday 11 September, 2016

The LÉ James Joyce has rescued another 108 migrants in the Mediterranean

Yesterday the Irish naval vessel oversaw the rescue of almost 2,000 migrants.

# irish-navy - Thursday 17 December, 2015

Home for Christmas: L.É. Samuel Beckett returns to Cork after rescuing over 1,000 migrants

The ship was greeted by a crowd of cheering friends and family.

# irish-navy - Monday 17 August, 2015

Search for missing fisherman swept off Kerry rocks to resume today

The Chinese man was on fishing from some rocks when a rogue wave swept him out to sea.

# irish-navy - Friday 10 July, 2015

Ireland has just sent its second ship to the Mediterranean

LÉ Niamh is set to replace the LÉ Eithne.

# irish-navy - Monday 29 June, 2015

The 9 at 9: Monday

It’s the start of a new week, here’s all the news you need to know.

# irish-navy - Monday 8 June, 2015

Video: Hundreds of rescued migrants aboard Irish ship arrive in Italy

Over 1,150 people have been rescued by the LÉ Eithne in the 10 days in which it has been operating in the Mediterranean.

# irish-navy - Friday 5 June, 2015

Irish Naval ship LÉ Eithne has rescued another 113 migrants off the coast of Libya

In five successful missions, the crew has now rescued 756 migrants in the Mediterranean.

# irish-navy - Thursday 4 June, 2015

"Dehydrated but alive": Irish Naval ship LÉ Eithne rescue migrants off the coast of Italy Life-savers This post contains videos

"Dehydrated but alive": Irish Naval ship LÉ Eithne rescue migrants off the coast of Italy

To date, the Irish crew have rescued over 600 migrants since leaving Cork.

# irish-navy - Monday 11 May, 2015

Drug smuggler involved in €400m cocaine haul off Cork coast appeals conviction

Christopher Wiggins maintains the boat ‘Dances with Waves’ was not in Irish territorial waters.

# irish-navy - Monday 2 March, 2015

The Irish Navy's LÉ Emer is now in the Nigerian navy

We’ll miss ol’ Emer… or as she’s now known, NNS Prosperity.

# irish-navy - Sunday 1 February, 2015

For one last time, you can check out this Irish navy ship that's travelled around the globe

LÉ Aoife navy ship, which has been in service for the last 35 years, was decommissioned yesterday.

# irish-navy - Wednesday 25 June, 2014

Medical exams underway on staff of navy ships where asbestos detected

Earlier this year asbestos was detected on LE Orla and LE Ciara naval ships.

# irish-navy - Thursday 15 November, 2012

Naval Service detain Irish registered fishing vessel off Waterford coast

The Naval Service have carried out 1,236 boardings, issued 41 warnings and detained 17 vessels so far in 2012.