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Chef Paul O’Shea with his daughter Caoimhe (2) on Friday as the LÉ Eithne returned to Haulbowline. Photograph: Michael Mac Sweeney/Provision

An Able Seaman who returned from a search and rescue mission in the Mediterranean on board the LÉ Eithne clearly had his priorities in order on Friday(...)

Crew member on Irish Navy vessel LÉ Éithne carrying a woman during an operation as they rescue refugees in the Mediterranean. Photograph: Irish Defence Forces/PA Wire

Leading sick berth attendant Alan Cummins won’t forget the first rescue mission which the LÉ Éithne undertook in the Mediterranean in a hurry. “It was(...)

Minister for the Marine Simon Coveney one of three Ministers who have flown to Malta to pay tribute to the crew of the Naval Service patrol ship LÉ Eithne. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Three Government Ministers have flown to the Maltese capital of Valletta to pay tribute to the 68-strong crew of the Naval Service patrol ship LÉ Eith(...)

Minister for Defence, Simon Coveney paid tribute to the Naval Service for its professionalism in preparing the LE Eithne for such a major humanitarian mission in just five days. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has expressed confidence that the LE Eithne will play an important role when it joins the European effort to rescue the thousands(...)