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#irish navy

# irish-navy - Tuesday 26 July, 2022

Government retention payment scheme for Naval Service personnel to be extended
# Defence Retention Crisis
# Defence Retention Crisis

Government retention payment scheme for Naval Service personnel to be extended

Jul 26th 2022, 8:44 PM 12,472 Views 1 Comment

As previously reported by The Journal the Naval Service is losing staff and unable to man naval ships at present.

# irish-navy - Friday 1 July, 2022

The Naval Service is retiring three ships next week - and one might become a floating museum
# Orla Ciara Eithne
# Orla Ciara Eithne

The Naval Service is retiring three ships next week - and one might become a floating museum

Jul 1st 2022, 5:01 PM 32,657 Views 21 Comments

The vessels, the LÉ Eithne, LÉ Orla and LÉ Ciara have all reached the end of their service life.

# irish-navy - Tuesday 28 June, 2022

Naval Service staffing crisis deepens as critical engineers leave for better pay on cruise ships
# Defence Crisis
# Defence Crisis

Naval Service staffing crisis deepens as critical engineers leave for better pay on cruise ships

Jun 28th 2022, 11:30 PM 30,537 Views 24 Comments

The Naval Service has fallen to 840 personnel as more signal they wish to leave in the coming months.

# irish-navy - Saturday 21 August, 2021

Irish Navy detains French vessel off Cork coast over alleged fishing breaches
# Lé William Butler Yeats
# Lé William Butler Yeats

Irish Navy detains French vessel off Cork coast over alleged fishing breaches

Aug 21st 2021, 2:54 PM 18,422 Views 18 Comments

It’s the sixth vessel detained by the Irish Navy in 2021.

# irish-navy - Tuesday 1 June, 2021

Naval Service detain Spanish vessel following alleged West Cork incident
# Irish Navy
# Irish Navy

Naval Service detain Spanish vessel following alleged West Cork incident

Jun 1st 2021, 2:57 PM 18,731 Views 5 Comments

The Punta Candieira was detained under fishing regulations some 95 miles off the Cork coast.

# irish-navy - Saturday 3 October, 2020

Fire breaks out on Irish navy vessel in Cork
# LE Niamh
# LE Niamh

Fire breaks out on Irish navy vessel in Cork

Oct 3rd 2020, 4:36 PM 35,282 Views 26 Comments

The fire occurred on the LÉ Niamh.

# irish-navy - Wednesday 19 September, 2018

'Give our defence forces a living wage': Why I'm marching on the Dáil today
# Column
# Column

'Give our defence forces a living wage': Why I'm marching on the Dáil today

Sep 19th 2018, 7:00 AM 28,988 Views 71 Comments

Dr Tom Clonan outlines his reasons for protesting at Leinster House today.

# irish-navy - Thursday 10 August, 2017

The Irish navy rescued 149 migrants on a rubber dinghy in the Mediterranean this morning
# Lé William Butler Yeats
# Lé William Butler Yeats

The Irish navy rescued 149 migrants on a rubber dinghy in the Mediterranean this morning

Aug 10th 2017, 3:21 PM 13,180 Views 139 Comments

The people now aboard the ship are receiving food, water and medical treatment.

# irish-navy - Tuesday 16 May, 2017

No reserve price was set before LÉ Aisling was sold for €110,000
# Irish Navy
# Irish Navy

No reserve price was set before LÉ Aisling was sold for €110,000

May 16th 2017, 2:45 PM 16,858 Views 48 Comments

The ship has since gone up for sale for €683,000 by a private seller.

# irish-navy - Monday 10 April, 2017

Irish soldiers who served in the Mediterranean to receive extra €15 a day
# Migrant Crisis
# Migrant Crisis

Irish soldiers who served in the Mediterranean to receive extra €15 a day

Apr 10th 2017, 9:17 PM 15,148 Views 28 Comments

There had been concerns raised previously about soldiers struggling to travel to work.

# irish-navy - Friday 24 February, 2017

After 36 years of service the LÉ Aisling has gone up for sale
# Sale The Seas
# Sale The Seas

After 36 years of service the LÉ Aisling has gone up for sale

Feb 24th 2017, 8:51 PM 24,928 Views 67 Comments

The vessel has a long and distinguished service record.

# irish-navy - Thursday 23 February, 2017

Looking for a job? The Defence Forces are recruiting 860 personnel
# In The Navy
# In The Navy

Looking for a job? The Defence Forces are recruiting 860 personnel

Feb 23rd 2017, 7:51 PM 26,609 Views 48 Comments

Defence Minister Paul Kehoe today announced a major recruitment drive for defence Forces for 2017.

# irish-navy - Tuesday 27 December, 2016

'They're going to make that journey anyway - the question is can you sit back and watch people lose their lives?'
# Migrant Crisis
# Migrant Crisis

'They're going to make that journey anyway - the question is can you sit back and watch people lose their lives?'

Dec 27th 2016, 8:00 PM 9,943 Views 53 Comments

A look at the migrant crisis through the eyes of the Irish defence forces.

# irish-navy - Sunday 11 September, 2016

The LÉ James Joyce has rescued another 108 migrants in the Mediterranean
# Migrant Crisis
# Migrant Crisis

The LÉ James Joyce has rescued another 108 migrants in the Mediterranean

Sep 11th 2016, 4:00 PM 8,873 Views 65 Comments

Yesterday the Irish naval vessel oversaw the rescue of almost 2,000 migrants.

# irish-navy - Thursday 17 December, 2015

Home for Christmas: L.É. Samuel Beckett returns to Cork after rescuing over 1,000 migrants
# Homecoming
# Homecoming

Home for Christmas: L.É. Samuel Beckett returns to Cork after rescuing over 1,000 migrants

Dec 17th 2015, 11:20 AM 6,970 Views 30 Comments

The ship was greeted by a crowd of cheering friends and family.

# irish-navy - Monday 17 August, 2015

Search for missing fisherman swept off Kerry rocks to resume today
# Coastguard
# Coastguard

Search for missing fisherman swept off Kerry rocks to resume today

Aug 17th 2015, 9:56 AM 9,226 Views 7 Comments

The Chinese man was on fishing from some rocks when a rogue wave swept him out to sea.

# irish-navy - Friday 10 July, 2015

Ireland has just sent its second ship to the Mediterranean
# LE Niamh
# LE Niamh

Ireland has just sent its second ship to the Mediterranean

Jul 10th 2015, 10:20 PM 17,096 Views 74 Comments

LÉ Niamh is set to replace the LÉ Eithne.

# irish-navy - Monday 29 June, 2015

# irish-navy - Monday 8 June, 2015

Video: Hundreds of rescued migrants aboard Irish ship arrive in Italy
# LE Eithne
# LE Eithne

Video: Hundreds of rescued migrants aboard Irish ship arrive in Italy

Jun 8th 2015, 6:00 PM 16,181 Views 100 Comments

Over 1,150 people have been rescued by the LÉ Eithne in the 10 days in which it has been operating in the Mediterranean.

# irish-navy - Friday 5 June, 2015

Irish Naval ship LÉ Eithne has rescued another 113 migrants off the coast of Libya
# Mediterranean
# Mediterranean

Irish Naval ship LÉ Eithne has rescued another 113 migrants off the coast of Libya

Jun 5th 2015, 11:57 PM 10,214 Views 48 Comments

In five successful missions, the crew has now rescued 756 migrants in the Mediterranean.

# irish-navy - Thursday 4 June, 2015

"Dehydrated but alive": Irish Naval ship LÉ Eithne rescue migrants off the coast of Italy
# Life-savers
# Life-savers

"Dehydrated but alive": Irish Naval ship LÉ Eithne rescue migrants off the coast of Italy

Jun 4th 2015, 4:48 PM 7,273 Views 22 Comments

To date, the Irish crew have rescued over 600 migrants since leaving Cork.

# irish-navy - Monday 11 May, 2015

Drug smuggler involved in €400m cocaine haul off Cork coast appeals conviction
# Court
# Court

Drug smuggler involved in €400m cocaine haul off Cork coast appeals conviction

May 11th 2015, 3:47 PM 15,091 Views 0 Comments

Christopher Wiggins maintains the boat ‘Dances with Waves’ was not in Irish territorial waters.

# irish-navy - Monday 2 March, 2015

The Irish Navy's LÉ Emer is now in the Nigerian navy
# Bye Emer
# Bye Emer

The Irish Navy's LÉ Emer is now in the Nigerian navy

Mar 2nd 2015, 6:30 AM 21,075 Views 34 Comments

We’ll miss ol’ Emer… or as she’s now known, NNS Prosperity.

# irish-navy - Sunday 1 February, 2015

For one last time, you can check out this Irish navy ship that's travelled around the globe
# Out Of Service
# Out Of Service

For one last time, you can check out this Irish navy ship that's travelled around the globe

Feb 1st 2015, 7:30 AM 17,715 Views 34 Comments

LÉ Aoife navy ship, which has been in service for the last 35 years, was decommissioned yesterday.

# irish-navy - Wednesday 25 June, 2014

Medical exams underway on staff of navy ships where asbestos detected
# Irish Navy
# Irish Navy

Medical exams underway on staff of navy ships where asbestos detected

Jun 25th 2014, 7:45 AM 6,133 Views 11 Comments

Earlier this year asbestos was detected on LE Orla and LE Ciara naval ships.

# irish-navy - Thursday 15 November, 2012

Naval Service detain Irish registered fishing vessel off Waterford coast
# L.É. EMER
# L.É. EMER

Naval Service detain Irish registered fishing vessel off Waterford coast

Nov 15th 2012, 12:09 PM 5,998 Views 17 Comments

The Naval Service have carried out 1,236 boardings, issued 41 warnings and detained 17 vessels so far in 2012.