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#LE Niamh

# le-niamh - Friday 7 August, 2015

Five arrested over migrant drowning incident

Irish Defence Forces members are to get counselling after rescuing hundreds of migrants

# le-niamh - Wednesday 29 July, 2015

LÉ Niamh disembarks 14 bodies found on overcrowded barge

453 migrants rescued by the crew in recent days have also arrived in port in Sicily.

# le-niamh - Friday 24 July, 2015

Irish sailors have saved 358 migrants drifting in a wooden barge

The LÉ Niamh is patrolling the Mediterranean.

# le-niamh - Wednesday 22 July, 2015

Mother and baby 'doing well' after childbirth aboard LÉ Niamh

The baby – who is four weeks premature – has been taken to hospital in Italy.

# le-niamh - Saturday 18 July, 2015

Kisses all round as LÉ Eithne sailors welcomed back home

It has also been reported this morning that Ireland is set to take in an additional 600 migrants over the next two years.

# le-niamh - Friday 10 July, 2015

Ireland has just sent its second ship to the Mediterranean

LÉ Niamh is set to replace the LÉ Eithne.

# le-niamh - Thursday 3 July, 2014

LÉ Niamh comes to the aid of capsized boat in Cork Harbour

Two men were found standing on top of upturned craft, and brought back to shore for medical attention.

# le-niamh - Wednesday 12 June, 2013

Trawler detained off Kerry coast for alleged breach of fishing laws

The vessel is now being handed over to gardaí by the Naval Service.

# le-niamh - Wednesday 3 April, 2013

French fishing vessel detained off Kerry coast

The Irish Naval Service detained the vessel earlier today and is now escorting it to Castletownbere in Cork where it will be handed over to gardaí.

# le-niamh - Monday 8 October, 2012

VIDEO: Here's how the Naval Service boards a suspected drug-smuggling ship Defence Forces This post contains videos

VIDEO: Here's how the Naval Service boards a suspected drug-smuggling ship

The Defence Forces have made this video showing the work of the armed teams who search suspect vessels suspected of smuggling drugs into Ireland.

# le-niamh - Saturday 22 September, 2012

VIDEOS: Man rescued after yacht fire near Kinsale

The Naval Service Vessel LE Niamh was deployed for the rescue.

# le-niamh - Thursday 23 August, 2012

Irish boat detained by Naval Service over fishing rules

The boat was stopped at around 2.30am this morning off the Cork coast.