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#migrant crisis

# migrant-crisis - Sunday 30 August, 2015

One country is going out of its way to welcome refugees heading for Europe

Even football fans have been showing their support.

'We want to help them but we can’t': Tourist hub Greek island is at breaking point

The country is dealing with its own economic struggles as thousands of migrants arrive in the country.

# migrant-crisis - Friday 28 August, 2015

Glastonbury's left-behind wellies are being donated to the migrants in Calais

“The migrants in Calais are living in desperate conditions and we’re very pleased to be able to help support their basic humanitarian needs.”

As many as 200 bodies found floating as boat sinks in Mediterranean

This brings to number of those killed in the Mediterranean this year to more than 2,500.

# migrant-crisis - Thursday 27 August, 2015

A warning to Europe: Up to 50 people found suffocated in a truck in Austria

An investigation is underway which includes police from Hungary.

# migrant-crisis - Wednesday 26 August, 2015

Merkel vows zero tolerance for migrant hate - as 55 bodies found on boats

Meanwhile the Defence Forces have rescued hundreds of people – including 71 children – in an operation tonight.

# migrant-crisis - Saturday 22 August, 2015

"Exceptionally busy": Irish holidaymakers are still packing out flights to Kos

The cafés along the beach-front in the popular sun spot have become an unlikely first port of call for thousands of refugees.

# migrant-crisis - Thursday 20 August, 2015

This photographer's incredible photo of a refugee family has gone viral

He spoke to us about the image.

# migrant-crisis - Saturday 15 August, 2015

More than 40 people suffocated in hold of migrant boat

The boat which was intercepted off the Italian coast was carrying around 300 people.

# migrant-crisis - Friday 14 August, 2015

Giant passenger ferry sent to Kos - but migrants won't be allowed live on it

“It’s only for the screening and briefing of the Syrians,” an immigration official said.

# migrant-crisis - Thursday 13 August, 2015

Riot police sent to island after 1,000 locked in football stadium in Kos

There are said to be two toilets in the stadium.

# migrant-crisis - Friday 7 August, 2015

The 5 at 5: Friday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Five arrested over migrant drowning incident

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

# migrant-crisis - Thursday 6 August, 2015

LÉ Niamh arrives in Sicily carrying 367 people saved by the Irish crew

The bodies of 25 people, including four children, are also on board.

# migrant-crisis - Saturday 1 August, 2015

More than 1,000 migrants have tried to pass through the Channel tunnel in 48 hours

The migrant crisis has seen desperate attempts by individuals trying to reach the UK.

# migrant-crisis - Thursday 30 July, 2015

Irish truck drivers face threats from migrants with 'iron bars, broken bottles and machetes'

A man died yesterday after thousands of migrants stormed the Eurotunnel.

# migrant-crisis - 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.

# migrant-crisis - Sunday 19 July, 2015

Hungary used convicts to build a giant fence to keep people out of the country

Donald Trump would be proud of this plan

# migrant-crisis - Tuesday 7 July, 2015

A migrant has died trying to reach Britain through the Channel Tunnel

The person’s body was found in the early hours of the morning.

# migrant-crisis - Monday 15 June, 2015

LÉ Eithne to be recalled from Mediterranean in a month's time

Another Irish Naval vessel will be sent to replace the Éithne, once her mission comes to an end.

# migrant-crisis - 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.

# migrant-crisis - Monday 1 June, 2015

'The Mediterranean will become Europe's graveyard'

The flood of migrants trying to cross the sea has reached new crisis levels since Friday.

# migrant-crisis - Friday 29 May, 2015

Pictures: 500 migrants rescued - as LÉ Eithne carries out THREE operations in 24 hours

The third operation is still ongoing. The Defence Forces’ flagship came across a dingy with 100 migrants on board at 9.45am this morning.

# migrant-crisis - Thursday 28 May, 2015

Watch: 200 migrants rescued by Irish Naval ship LÉ Eithne off Libyan coast

The Defence Forces have released dramatic video of the rescue operation. The migrants were part of a flotilla of five makeshift inflatable vessels attempting to cross to Europe.

# migrant-crisis - Tuesday 19 May, 2015

Poll: Do you support rescued Mediterranean migrants being settled in Ireland? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you support rescued Mediterranean migrants being settled in Ireland?

Ireland will be accepting an increased number of migrants than was planned.

# migrant-crisis - Monday 18 May, 2015

Plan to send naval 'boat-destroyer' force against Mediterranean people smugglers

The EU plan will see warships sent to the Libyan coast.

# migrant-crisis - Saturday 16 May, 2015

These Irish seamen are setting sail for the Mediterranean today

There’s 68 on board the LÉ Eithne.

# migrant-crisis - Tuesday 5 May, 2015

We're sending the LÉ Eithne to help tackle the migrant crisis

Preparations for the mission are currently taking place at Haulbowline in Cork.

# migrant-crisis - Friday 24 April, 2015

Taoiseach: 'The equivalent of three jumbo jets were lost in the Mediterranean'

Once it has been approved by the UN security council, however.

# migrant-crisis - Tuesday 21 April, 2015

# migrant-crisis - Monday 20 April, 2015

"To send them back is another way of killing them" Migrant Crisis This post contains videos

"To send them back is another way of killing them"

At least twenty people, including a child, are said to have died in one of the latest incidents.

Ireland WILL be taking in more refugees - but Charlie Flanagan's not saying how many

European ministers are holding crisis meetings today to respond to the latest Mediterranean migrant disasters.

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