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Minister with Responsibility for Defence, Paul Kehoe, TD with guard of honour from LE Niamh.Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

Minister of State for Defence Paul Kehoe has paid tribute to the men and women of the Defence Forces today when he presented some 70 personnel from th(...)

LE Niamh, with yacht suspected of carrying about €80 million euros  worth of cocaine after it was stormed by an Irish Naval team 200 nautical miles off Mizen Head. Photograph:   Defence Forces Ireland/PA Wire

The Naval Service ship LÉ Niamh, which has rescued more than 4,100 from the Mediterranean, is due to return to Cork harbour on Friday morning. The shi(...)

Rescued migrants (in orange inflatible boat) located about 110km northwest of Libyan capital, Tripoli, on August 5th, 2015.  Photograph: Marta Soszynska/MSF

The LÉ Niamh has rescued 367 migrants, after a fishing boat capsized 110km north-west of Libya’s coast on Wednesday. It is believed there were (...)

Members of  Irish Navy vessel LÉ Niamh rescue refugees in the ongoing humanitarian mission in the Mediterranean.

The Naval Service patrol ship LÉ Niamh is due into the Sicilian port of Messina this morning with the bodies of 14 migrants, along with 453 people res(...)

The Naval Service patrol ship LÉ Niamh has rescued 98 migrants from a rubber craft in the Mediterranean on its first mission since taking up humanitarian rescue duty.

The Naval Service patrol ship LÉ Niamh has rescued over 360 migrants from the Mediterranean in its first two missions since taking up station in the a(...)

Pierre Cousteau, director of Cousteau Foundation and son of Jacques Cousteau with Simon Coveney TD Minister for the Marine at the Harnessing our Ocean Wealth conference in Cork Harbour. Photograph: Darragh Kane

French explorer, film-maker and diver Jacques-Yves Cousteau once said that “if the sea dies, man dies”, and his youngest son concurs. However, moralis(...)

The LÉ ‘Niamh’ is sailing today to begin Mediterranean rescue duty. Photograph: Defence Forces/PA Wire

Naval Service vessel LÉ Niamh is due to sail from Cork harbour today for humanitarian search and rescue duty in the Mediterranean. The patrol ship, un(...)