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Migrants in difficulty are approached by the Aquarius. Photograph: Patrick Barr/AP

In Tripoli, the capital city of Libya, Ibrahim is saving up money so he can try the sea again. He’s 17, a gay Somali who fled his home in Mogadishu wh(...)

An  empty frame at Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, in Boston, US, which used to house a Rembrandt stolen in 1990. Photograph: Brooks Kraft/Corbis via Getty Images

The proceeds of the largest art heist in history may be in Ireland, after being given to the IRA by murdered Boston gangster Whitey Bulger, a prominen(...)

National Crime Agency handout photo of Border Force cutter HMC Vigilant intercepting a catamaran off the south west coast of Cornwall. Photograph:  NCA/PA Wire

Five men have been charged after being captured at sea with the assistance of the Irish Defence Forces while allegedly in possession of at least 500kg(...)

Norah Casey  wondered why women who might want a symposium on such themes had not organised one themselves.

Well-known Catholic Irish women were not invited to speak at the World Meeting of Families women’s symposium by organiser Norah Casey because her “per(...)

The ‘Voices of Impact: Women Leaders Shaping Global Change’, at the RDS on Saturday August 25th. as part of the World Meeting of families, will be chaired by broadcaster and entrepreneur Norah Casey. File photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

A symposium dedicated to the global impact of women’s leadership will be held as part of the World Meeting of Families (WMF) later this month. The ‘(...)

In recent weeks NGO search and rescue activity has ceased in the Mediterranean under pressure from EU governments. Photograph: Jonathan Brady/PA Wire

The Government has said that the Irish Naval Service does not return migrants it rescues from the Mediterranean to Libya, following accusations b(...)

Robert Keogh, originally from Dublin, completed two academic degrees while serving with the  US Coast Guard

Working Abroad Q&A: Each week, Irish Times Abroad meets an Irish person working in an interesting job overseas. Here, Robert Keogh shares his(...)

More interpreters are needed across Ireland to ensure refugees, particularly women and girls, arriving from countries like Syria can access primary he(...)

The LÉ Eithne rescued 703 migrants from five inflatable boats about 83km off the North West coast of Tripoli on Friday. Photograph: Defence Forces

A baby girl was born on board the Irish navy vessel LÉ Eithne on Friday after a rescue operation off the coast of Tripoli. The ship rescued 703 migra(...)

The LÉ Aisling was sold to a Dutch ship-broking agency in March for €110,000 and is now being advertised for $750,000 (€676,000).

Minister of State for Defence Paul Kehoe has said he is satisfied that the sale price for the former Naval Service patrol ship LÉ Aisling reflected th(...)

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