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Friday 31 March 2023 Dublin: 9°C

# Vessels

All time
# Migrants
UK treating rise in migrant crossing the Channel as 'major incident'
The move follows the interception of two more vessels carrying 12 migrants off the southeast English coast.
# crew feared dead
Haunting video released of capsized cargo ship
The eight men on board are all feared to have perished.
# Migrants
Explainer: Why migrants are being smuggled to Europe on ghost ships
This week, one ship narrowly avoided crashing into the coast of Italy.
# literary ships
Goodbye LÉ Emer and LÉ Aoife... hello James Joyce and Samuel Beckett
The new names will “facilitate greater recognition of the ships” abroad, Minister Alan Shatter has said.
# Hijacking
5 places to watch your car in Ireland...
Official statistics show that the rate of hijacking in the Dublin region is more than double that of elsewhere in the country.
# Libya
Bodies of 150 African refugees fleeing Libya discovered off Tunisian coast: report
The vessels got into difficulties off the Tunisian coast on Tuesday as the refugees fled the turmoil in Libya.