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#LE Eithne

# le-eithne - Monday 1 April, 2019

Decision to end migrant rescue operation labelled 'outrageous abdication of responsibilities'
# LE Eithne
# LE Eithne

Decision to end migrant rescue operation labelled 'outrageous abdication of responsibilities'

Apr 1st 2019, 9:42 AM 16,564 Views 14 Comments

The EU is winding down Operation Sophia amid pressure from Italy and other countries.

# le-eithne - Monday 26 June, 2017

Irish Navy revives infant found unconscious in Mediterranean as record numbers saved
# Lifesavers
# Lifesavers

Irish Navy revives infant found unconscious in Mediterranean as record numbers saved

Jun 26th 2017, 10:26 AM 15,254 Views 58 Comments

Commander Brian Fitzgerald said he was extremely proud of his team.

# le-eithne - Sunday 25 June, 2017

Irish naval vessel rescues over 180 refugees in the Mediterranean
# LE Eithne
# LE Eithne

Irish naval vessel rescues over 180 refugees in the Mediterranean

Jun 25th 2017, 2:16 PM 9,246 Views 67 Comments

The LÉ Eithne is now enroute to assist in another rescue operation.

# le-eithne - Saturday 17 June, 2017

Irish Navy rescues over 700 people off Libyan coast
# Rescued
# Rescued

Irish Navy rescues over 700 people off Libyan coast

Jun 17th 2017, 6:36 PM 11,290 Views 66 Comments

A baby girl was born on the LE Eithne.

# le-eithne - Tuesday 23 May, 2017

An Irish Naval vessel is heading to the Mediterranean for our seventh migrant rescue mission
# LE Eithne
# LE Eithne

An Irish Naval vessel is heading to the Mediterranean for our seventh migrant rescue mission

May 23rd 2017, 6:30 AM 12,331 Views 87 Comments

The LÉ Eithne was previously deployed to the region in 2015.

# le-eithne - Friday 8 July, 2016

Another Irish ship has set off to help save lives in the Mediterranean
# Lé James Joyce
# Lé James Joyce

Another Irish ship has set off to help save lives in the Mediterranean

Jul 8th 2016, 9:54 PM 16,068 Views 159 Comments

More than 8,500 people have been rescued by the Irish navy over the past two years.

# le-eithne - Wednesday 29 July, 2015

LÉ Niamh disembarks 14 bodies found on overcrowded barge
# Migrant Crisis
# Migrant Crisis

LÉ Niamh disembarks 14 bodies found on overcrowded barge

Jul 29th 2015, 4:07 PM 20,829 Views 59 Comments

453 migrants rescued by the crew in recent days have also arrived in port in Sicily.

# le-eithne - Saturday 18 July, 2015

Kisses all round as LÉ Eithne sailors welcomed back home
# Hello Sailor
# Hello Sailor

Kisses all round as LÉ Eithne sailors welcomed back home

Jul 18th 2015, 7:50 PM 21,807 Views 95 Comments

It has also been reported this morning that Ireland is set to take in an additional 600 migrants over the next two years.

# le-eithne - Wednesday 8 July, 2015

LÉ Eithne crew 'not being paid properly' for Mediterranean mission
# Cough Up
# Cough Up

LÉ Eithne crew 'not being paid properly' for Mediterranean mission

Jul 8th 2015, 8:45 PM 18,390 Views 48 Comments

Crew members are entitled to a higher daily allowance, according to an association representing personnel.

# le-eithne - Monday 29 June, 2015

The Irish Navy has saved the lives of almost 600 people
# LE Eithne
# LE Eithne

The Irish Navy has saved the lives of almost 600 people

Jun 29th 2015, 6:00 AM 9,404 Views 50 Comments

the Lé Eithne has been operating in the Mediterranean since last month.

# le-eithne - Tuesday 23 June, 2015

Ireland will NOT be taking part in a new EU mission to destroy migrant boats
# Mediterranean
# Mediterranean

Ireland will NOT be taking part in a new EU mission to destroy migrant boats

Jun 23rd 2015, 5:51 PM 13,685 Views 48 Comments

The operation aims to ‘dismantle the business model’ of human traffickers.

# le-eithne - Monday 15 June, 2015

LÉ Eithne to be recalled from Mediterranean in a month's time
# Migrant Crisis
# Migrant Crisis

LÉ Eithne to be recalled from Mediterranean in a month's time

Jun 15th 2015, 5:40 PM 14,111 Views 122 Comments

Another Irish Naval vessel will be sent to replace the Éithne, once her mission comes to an end.

# le-eithne - 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 16,166 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.

# le-eithne - Saturday 6 June, 2015

Further 310 migrants rescued by Irish Naval ship this morning
# LE Eithne
# LE Eithne

Further 310 migrants rescued by Irish Naval ship this morning

Jun 6th 2015, 7:50 PM 17,310 Views 122 Comments

The crew has now rescued 1,064 migrnats in the Mediterranean.

# le-eithne - 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 10,202 Views 48 Comments

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

# le-eithne - Friday 29 May, 2015

Pictures: 500 migrants rescued - as LÉ Eithne carries out THREE operations in 24 hours
# Migrant Crisis
# Migrant Crisis

Pictures: 500 migrants rescued - as LÉ Eithne carries out THREE operations in 24 hours

May 29th 2015, 10:20 AM 8,988 Views 56 Comments

The third operation is still ongoing. The Defence Forces’ flagship came across a dingy with 100 migrants on board at 9.45am this morning.

# le-eithne - Thursday 28 May, 2015

Watch: 200 migrants rescued by Irish Naval ship LÉ Eithne off Libyan coast
# Saved
# Saved

Watch: 200 migrants rescued by Irish Naval ship LÉ Eithne off Libyan coast

May 28th 2015, 10:12 PM 23,134 Views 135 Comments

The Defence Forces have released dramatic video of the rescue operation. The migrants were part of a flotilla of five makeshift inflatable vessels attempting to cross to Europe.

# le-eithne - Saturday 16 May, 2015

These Irish seamen are setting sail for the Mediterranean today
# Up Anchor
# Up Anchor

These Irish seamen are setting sail for the Mediterranean today

May 16th 2015, 10:13 AM 13,887 Views 59 Comments

There’s 68 on board the LÉ Eithne.

# le-eithne - Tuesday 12 May, 2015

Ireland WILL be sending the LÉ Eithne to help with the Mediterranean refugee crisis
# Mediterranean
# Mediterranean

Ireland WILL be sending the LÉ Eithne to help with the Mediterranean refugee crisis

May 12th 2015, 6:04 PM 10,647 Views 43 Comments

Around 1,750 people have died this year trying to cross the sea from North Africa to Europe.

# le-eithne - Thursday 22 November, 2012

President continues Liverpool trip before heading to Manchester today
# Michael D
# Michael D

President continues Liverpool trip before heading to Manchester today

Nov 22nd 2012, 8:37 AM 2,773 Views 7 Comments

Michael D Higgins has a number of engagements in the north west of England today as he continues his three-day visit.