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Stéphane Coispel, manager of French transport firm AllianCeuropE, at Cherbourg port: “It is very expensive for us, you have damage to trailers and we must repair them.”  Photograph: Jack Power

Stéphane Coispel is sitting in his car beside the barbed-wire fence enclosing Cherbourg port, one of several points of crossing that for migrants in E(...)

Rosslare Europort, Co Wexford, after 16 Kurds were found  in the back of a truck on a ferry sailing from France. The men  have since applied for asylum. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

The owner of one of Ireland’s largest haulage firms has called for security to be improved at Cherbourg after 16 migrants were found on a truck on a f(...)

Ferry traffic leaving Rosslare Port. File hotograph: Matt Kavanagh

Customs officers seized over 35kgs of cocaine with an estimated street value of more than €2.5 million, attempted to be smuggled through Rosslare Port(...)

Detector dog Alfie who found the tobacco in a truck at Rosslare Europort. Photograph: Revenue/Twitter

More than two tonnes of smuggled tobacco has been found in a truck after it was checked by a sniffer dog in Rosslare. The Polish-registered lorry, w(...)

Beer kegs believed to be stolen property. Photograph: An Garda Síochána

Gardaí seized suspected stolen goods including power tools, bicycles and over 100 beer kegs and arrested three men following the search of a vehicle a(...)

Kevin Dawson with his wife, Brianóg, on holiday in the Loire Valley, France.

At the foot of an aircraft in Carcassonne in July 2014, awaiting the special chair that would pull me up the steps, I said goodbye to France. My wi(...)

Irish Ferries cruise vessel Oscar Wilde, which broke down on Tuesday forcing 1000 passengers to sleep on board, is set to resume it’s services this evening.

The stranded Irish Ferries vessel that broke down in France on Tuesday forcing more than 1,000 passengers to spend the night on board is set to(...)