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#migrant crisis

# migrant-crisis - Thursday 28 March, 2019

# migrant-crisis - Wednesday 9 January, 2019

Ireland to accept migrants from Malta following EU deal to relocate almost 300 people

49 migrants stranded at sea for weeks arrived in Malta today following the deal.

# migrant-crisis - Saturday 29 December, 2018

This Young Scientist project aims to revolutionise education in refugee camps

It consists of solar panels and a lead acid battery from an alarm or car, with a Raspberry Pi – a tiny and cheap computer – to provide processing power.

# migrant-crisis - Monday 17 December, 2018

Cork activist arrested in Greece returns home to Ireland

Sean Binder was arrested in Greece in August.

# migrant-crisis - Sunday 14 October, 2018

22 killed after vehicle carrying migrants plunges into river bed from highway in Turkey

The nationality of the migrants was not clear, although children are known to be among the dead.

# migrant-crisis - Wednesday 26 September, 2018

One killed and three injured after Moroccan navy opens fire on speedboat carrying local migrants

25 people were on the boat, including the people traffickers who were Spanish nationals.

# migrant-crisis - Sunday 26 August, 2018

Ireland agrees to take in migrants from boat stranded off Italian coast for almost a week

Italy refused to take in the migrants on Monday because there was no EU commitment to relocate them.

# migrant-crisis - Friday 24 August, 2018

Italy threatens to pull EU funding over migrant boat crisis

The migrants have been blocked at the Sicilian port of Catania on the Diciotti vessel since Monday.

# migrant-crisis - Thursday 28 June, 2018

'Time is running out' - Varadkar joins EU leaders to talk Brexit and migration

Deep divisions are expected to surface over migration.

# migrant-crisis - Monday 28 August, 2017

Young people's welcoming attitude towards refugees 'shows governments are out of touch'

72.6% of people aged between 18 and 35 would welcome refugees into their countries, according to a World Economic Foundation survey.

# migrant-crisis - Monday 17 July, 2017

The EU is to curb sales of rubber boats to Libya to stop them getting to smugglers

Sales of outboard motors will also be cut back.

# migrant-crisis - Thursday 6 July, 2017

Deaths and abuse of migrants 'clearly linked' to EU policies, says Amnesty

Italy has recently threatened to close its ports to foreign ships in an effort to force the EU to react.

# migrant-crisis - Thursday 29 June, 2017

Italy threatens to close its ports to foreign ships that rescue migrants from the sea

More than 10,000 people were pulled to safety between Sunday and Tuesday off Libya — including 5,000 on Monday alone.

# migrant-crisis - Sunday 25 June, 2017

Irish naval vessel rescues over 180 refugees in the Mediterranean

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

# migrant-crisis - Tuesday 20 June, 2017

This I can carry - Irish exhibit shows the meagre possessions refugees hold following a harrowing journey

Dutch-Irish artist Annabel Konig spent a month in the migrant accommodation centres in Athens in early May.

# migrant-crisis - Tuesday 30 May, 2017

Dramatic video shows migrants rescued from burning boat off coast of Spain Overboard This post contains videos

Dramatic video shows migrants rescued from burning boat off coast of Spain

The 34 people were travelling on board a boat that caught fire.

# migrant-crisis - Tuesday 23 May, 2017

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

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

# migrant-crisis - Tuesday 11 April, 2017

Massive arson attack guts French migrant camp

The population of the Grande-Synthe camp has swelled since the destruction last October of the squalid Jungle camp near Calais.

# migrant-crisis - Monday 10 April, 2017

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

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

# migrant-crisis - Monday 3 April, 2017

What happens to the 12 men and two women found in a truck in Rosslare?

The Immigration Council of Ireland said this was one example of Europe’s lack of response to the migrant crisis.

# migrant-crisis - Tuesday 21 February, 2017

Bodies of 74 people wash up on Libyan beach

Officials said there was no transport available to move the bodies and no cemetery to bury them in.

# migrant-crisis - Sunday 15 January, 2017

Nearly 100 people missing, eight dead, after latest migrant boat tragedy off Libyan coast

More than 5,000 people died in the Mediterranean last year, the majority of them on the Libya-Italy migrant route.

# migrant-crisis - Tuesday 10 January, 2017

The first 40 minors coming to Ireland from the Calais migrant camp will be teenage boys

About 20 of the unaccompanied minors will be coming in the coming weeks.

# migrant-crisis - Friday 6 January, 2017

The number of migrants entering Europe by sea dropped massively in 2016

Data from EU border agency Frontex suggests the number of migrants entering Europe via two main routes dropped by two-thirds to 364,000 in 2016.

# migrant-crisis - 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?'

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

# migrant-crisis - Tuesday 13 December, 2016

Majority of Irish people think we can't cope with planned intake of refugees

The government has pledged to resettle 520 refugees here in 2017.

# migrant-crisis - Monday 12 December, 2016

Defence Forces honoured with award for humanitarian and peacekeeping efforts

The Irish force has been involved in the rescue of thousands of migrants.

'I wanted to sweep them up and bring them home': Ministers meet refugees in Greece

Zappone said she wants Ireland to take as many unaccompanied minors from the camps as we can.

# migrant-crisis - Tuesday 6 December, 2016

'The full veil must be banned... wherever legally possible': Merkel wants a burqa ban in Germany

She underlined her support for a proposal by her interior minister to outlaw the full-face burqa Islamic veil in public places.

# migrant-crisis - Friday 25 November, 2016

Hundreds arrested after riot in Bulgaria's largest refugee camp

Migrants were protesting a recently imposed ban on leaving the centre pending medical checks.

# migrant-crisis - Sunday 13 November, 2016

FactCheck: How many refugees is Ireland taking in at the moment?

One FactCheck reader was curious about a claim made by Simon Harris last week, so we looked into it.

# migrant-crisis - Monday 7 November, 2016

Ireland is looking to take more refugee children from camps in Greece and Calais

Children’s Minister Katherine Zappone says Ireland wants to offer “hope” to the unaccompanied children.

# migrant-crisis - Thursday 3 November, 2016

Almost 250 migrants, who were forced to sail at gunpoint, feared drowned in Mediterranean

Many of those who sailed today from Libya are believed to have been forced to do so at gunpoint.

Italy's 'get tough' approach to refugees leading to unlawful expulsions, ill-treatment - report

Amnesty International has released a new report claiming to offer testimonies of abuse and ill-treatment by Italian authorities which “may amount to torture”.

# migrant-crisis - Saturday 29 October, 2016

'Some flee immediately': Migrants pretending to be children to get into Ireland

So far this year, Tusla has received 97 referrals into its team for separated children seeking asylum.

'We will not tolerate other camps': Hollande hails 'Jungle' clear-out as a success

The French president said there were no incidents “from start to finish”, when police moved in to evacuate people from the camp.

# migrant-crisis - Monday 24 October, 2016

French police on standby as migrants start evacuating Calais 'Jungle' camp Refugees This post contains videos

French police on standby as migrants start evacuating Calais 'Jungle' camp

Camp residents have begun arriving at designated spots to be bussed to French reception centres.

# migrant-crisis - Tuesday 18 October, 2016

A three-year-old girl and four other people have been found inside a shipping container in Wexford

The migrants were found inside a unaccompanied container from Cherbourg on the Irish Ferries Oscar Wilde ship.

# migrant-crisis - Tuesday 4 October, 2016

Irish navy rescues 220 people from the Mediterranean

They were taken aboard the LÉ Samuel Beckett, where they received food, water and medical treatment where required.

# migrant-crisis - Sunday 2 October, 2016

Hungary expected to reject refugee resettlement as PM accused of mobilising 'fear and hatred'

Voters are being asked to approve the EU’s plan to deal with the migrant crisis.

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