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Irish Army Mowag personnel carriers loading  onto a ship in Dublin  on their way to Chad for a UN mission

The Defence Forces has received significant extra money for purchases of new equipment next year across the Army, Air Corps and Naval Service. Morale(...)

File image of the Navy patrol ship the LÉ Niamh.

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has told the Dáil he could not confirm that two Naval Service vessels were unable to sail because of a shortage of staff, as he(...)

Migrants rescued by the European Union’s Operation Sophia in the Mediterranean on Friday.  Photograph: Facebook

Rescuers pulled 700 people to safety in the Mediterranean and found 23 bodies during one operation on Friday, an Italian coastguard spokesman said, th(...)

 Three fishermen were rescued from a sinking boat about 32km off the west Cork coast on Monday evening. File photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

Three fishermen were rescued from a sinking boat about 32km off the west Cork coast on Monday evening. A lifeboat from Courtmacsherry came to aid of (...)

Irish naval vessel the LÉ Róisín has rescued 125 migrants in an operation in the Mediterranean. File photograph: Defence Forces

Irish naval vessel the LÉ Róisín rescued 125 migrants in an operation in the Mediterranean on Monday. The ship rescued the 107 men and 18 women from(...)

 Rescued migrants being brought to a Médecins Sans Frontières boat in the Mediterranean. Photograph: Irish Defence Forces

The Naval Service patrol ship the LÉ Samuel Beckett has rescued 100 migrants in the Mediterranean near Tripoli in Libya, according to reports. The res(...)

Those rescued in the latest mission included six children. Photograph: Irish Naval Service

The Greek coastguard has rescued 242 people off the eastern island of Lesbos after the wooden boat they travelled in capsized, leaving at least three (...)

A rib from the Irish Naval Service ship LÉ Samuel Beckett is seen rescuing more than 100 people, including two children, off the Libyan coast on Thursday morning. Photograph: Defence Forces

The Naval Service patrol ship LÉ Samuel Beckett has rescued more than 100 people, including two children, from an inflatable craft off the Libyan coas(...)

Europe is grappling with its biggest migration challenge since World War II, with the main surge coming from civil war-torn Syria. Photograph: Aris Messinis/AFP/Getty Images

The Naval Service patrol ship LÉ Samuel Beckett has rescued 242 people off the Libyan coast on its first humanitarian tasking in the Mediterranean. Th(...)

The Naval Service patrol ship LÉ Niamh rescued 380 people from the Mediterranean on Friday. Photograph: Defence Forces Press Office

The Naval Service patrol ship LÉ Niamh rescued 380 refugees and migrants from the Mediterranean Sea north of Libya during three search and rescue oper(...)

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