Flavia Pennetta  kisses the US Open trophy after beating fellow Italian Roberta Vinci  in the US Open 2015 women’s single final. Photograph: Kena Betancur/AFP/Getty Images

Storm clouds were gathering overhead and the wind was kicking up as Flavia Pennetta and Roberta Vinci walked off the court together, having played the(...)

An image of an recent LÉ Eithne rescue operations in the Mediterranean Sea.

The Lé Eithne located and rescued 367 migrants from a wooden barge off the coast of Libya on Monday. The Irish naval vessel came to the aid of those o(...)

To date, the LÉ Eithne which has on board a crew of 67 plus two Army medics, has rescued 1,153 migrants. Photograph: Irish Defence Forces

The LÉ Eithne has returned to sea after disembarking 399 migrants from north Africa whom the ship’s crew rescued from the southern Mediterranean on Sa(...)

113 migrants are rescued by the Irish Naval Services vessel LÉ Eithne on Saturday, June 5th. Photograph: Irish Defence Forces

Irish Naval Service vessel the LÉ Eithne arrived at Taranto Port in Italy at about 8am on Monday after rescuing 399 migrants in the Mediterranean. It(...)