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# irish navy

This year
State moves closer to purchase of €200m multi-role ship that will be largest in navy's history
Last year
Irish Naval Service will have just 'two ships full time' to patrol seas for the rest of 2023
Irish naval ship tasked with enforcing Libyan arms blockade is ready to board smuggler vessels
Two new ships to work on day-long surveillance patrols in Irish Sea and off south east coast
Opposition TDs raise concerns about proposed naval mission in the Mediterranean
All time
EU countries looking to persuade Irish navy to move contracts away from UK
Government retention payment scheme for Naval Service personnel to be extended
The Naval Service is retiring three ships next week - and one might become a floating museum
Naval Service staffing crisis deepens as critical engineers leave for better pay on cruise ships
Irish Navy detains French vessel off Cork coast over alleged fishing breaches
Naval Service detain Spanish vessel following alleged West Cork incident
Fire breaks out on Irish navy vessel in Cork
'Give our defence forces a living wage': Why I'm marching on the Dáil today
Tom Clonan
The Irish navy rescued 149 migrants on a rubber dinghy in the Mediterranean this morning
No reserve price was set before LÉ Aisling was sold for €110,000
Irish soldiers who served in the Mediterranean to receive extra €15 a day
After 36 years of service the LÉ Aisling has gone up for sale
Looking for a job? The Defence Forces are recruiting 860 personnel
'They're going to make that journey anyway - the question is can you sit back and watch people lose their lives?'
The LÉ James Joyce has rescued another 108 migrants in the Mediterranean
Home for Christmas: L.É. Samuel Beckett returns to Cork after rescuing over 1,000 migrants
Search for missing fisherman swept off Kerry rocks to resume today
Ireland has just sent its second ship to the Mediterranean
Video: Hundreds of rescued migrants aboard Irish ship arrive in Italy
Irish Naval ship LÉ Eithne has rescued another 113 migrants off the coast of Libya
"Dehydrated but alive": Irish Naval ship LÉ Eithne rescue migrants off the coast of Italy
Drug smuggler involved in €400m cocaine haul off Cork coast appeals conviction
The Irish Navy's LÉ Emer is now in the Nigerian navy
For one last time, you can check out this Irish navy ship that's travelled around the globe
Medical exams underway on staff of navy ships where asbestos detected
Naval Service detain Irish registered fishing vessel off Waterford coast