Aoife Ní Mhurchú of Medicines Sans Frontiers Ireland met with Minister for Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney, above,  on Thursday. Photograph: Henry Nicholls/Reuters

Irish taxpayers are “funding” human rights abuses and “moral crimes” in the Mediterranean, an Irish nurse working in the region has warned. Aoife Ní (...)

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(...)

Cork-trained nurse Aoife Ní Mhurchú, one of the MSF volunteers rescuing migrants in the Mediterranean Sea. Photograph: MSF

An Irish nurse aboard a ship carrying refugees to Spain, having been turned away from Italy, has described the Mediterranean as a “cemetery at sea” an(...)