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#migrant crisis

# migrant-crisis - Friday 4 September, 2015

Hungarian football ultras attack refugees at Budapest train station
# Violence
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# Violence

Hungarian football ultras attack refugees at Budapest train station

Sep 4th 2015, 4:48 PM 31,852 Views 76 Comments

The Hungarian capital plays host to a Euro 2016 qualifier tonight.

Trucks, vans and cars: Irish aid convoy to help migrants prepares to set sail
# Refugees
# Refugees

Trucks, vans and cars: Irish aid convoy to help migrants prepares to set sail

Sep 4th 2015, 12:03 PM 17,795 Views 47 Comments

“I suppose I couldn’t just sit back and not do anything.”

Over 6,000 people pledge to home refugees as humanitarian crisis worsens
# Pledge A Bed
# Pledge A Bed

Over 6,000 people pledge to home refugees as humanitarian crisis worsens

Sep 4th 2015, 8:14 AM 35,744 Views 229 Comments

The campaign is urging solidarity with migrants and refugees.

# migrant-crisis - Thursday 3 September, 2015

Hungarian Prime Minister says migrant crisis is 'a German problem, not a European one'
# Not My Problem
# Not My Problem

Hungarian Prime Minister says migrant crisis is 'a German problem, not a European one'

Sep 3rd 2015, 10:40 PM 36,400 Views 185 Comments

Meanwhile, a Ukip candidate reportedly tweeted that a young Syrian boy died because his family was “greedy for the good life in Europe”.

Here's what we can all do to help ease the migrant crisis
# Helping Hand
# Helping Hand

Here's what we can all do to help ease the migrant crisis

Sep 3rd 2015, 5:58 PM 28,684 Views 107 Comments

The human tragedy going on across the Mediterranean at present has shocked one and all, but there are practical ways to help.

Pictures: Desperate mother clings to her baby as police try to bring migrants to camps
# Train Tracks
# Train Tracks

Pictures: Desperate mother clings to her baby as police try to bring migrants to camps

Sep 3rd 2015, 3:12 PM 24,351 Views 198 Comments

Chaotic scenes at a train station in Hungary today.

Desperate migrants storm Budapest station after two day stand-off
# Refugee Crisis
# Refugee Crisis

Desperate migrants storm Budapest station after two day stand-off

Sep 3rd 2015, 11:00 AM 19,327 Views 136 Comments

Chaos erupted as crowds of people burst into the flashpoint station and rushed towards a standing train.

Ireland will do more:  'Dead bodies of young children on the shores of Europe — we can't let that lie'
# Europe's Response
# Europe's Response

Ireland will do more: 'Dead bodies of young children on the shores of Europe — we can't let that lie'

Sep 3rd 2015, 9:03 AM 24,191 Views 319 Comments

Minister Brendan Howlin has indicated that Ireland will take in more than its allocated 600 people.

# migrant-crisis - Wednesday 2 September, 2015

Defence Forces staff set to stay on duty in Mediterranean until November
# Refugees
# Refugees

Defence Forces staff set to stay on duty in Mediterranean until November

Sep 2nd 2015, 11:58 PM 13,914 Views 101 Comments

The LÉ Samuel Beckett will be the third Naval Service vessel to be deployed to the region.

Poll: Should every town in Ireland take in 10 refugee families?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should every town in Ireland take in 10 refugee families?

Sep 2nd 2015, 9:30 AM 53,025 Views 478 Comments

A senior UK politician is suggesting every town in Britain take ten families. Would it work here?

# migrant-crisis - Tuesday 1 September, 2015

Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday

Sep 1st 2015, 10:56 PM 12,155 Views 11 Comments

The Fennelly report, the migrant crisis and a €3.7 million AIB error had people talking…

# migrant-crisis - Sunday 30 August, 2015

Keep out! 10 of the world's most significant border 'walls'
# Great Big Walls
# Great Big Walls

Keep out! 10 of the world's most significant border 'walls'

Aug 30th 2015, 6:00 PM 23,651 Views 37 Comments

Imposing structures, soldiers with guns and strict rules.

One country is going out of its way to welcome refugees heading for Europe
# Open Arms
# Open Arms

One country is going out of its way to welcome refugees heading for Europe

Aug 30th 2015, 2:04 PM 37,539 Views 235 Comments

Even football fans have been showing their support.

'We want to help them but we can’t': Tourist hub Greek island is at breaking point
# Lesbos
# Lesbos

'We want to help them but we can’t': Tourist hub Greek island is at breaking point

Aug 30th 2015, 7:45 AM 18,253 Views 89 Comments

The country is dealing with its own economic struggles as thousands of migrants arrive in the country.

# migrant-crisis - Friday 28 August, 2015

Glastonbury's left-behind wellies are being donated to the migrants in Calais
# Bootiful
# Bootiful

Glastonbury's left-behind wellies are being donated to the migrants in Calais

Aug 28th 2015, 9:23 PM 12,409 Views 13 Comments

“The migrants in Calais are living in desperate conditions and we’re very pleased to be able to help support their basic humanitarian needs.”

As many as 200 bodies found floating as boat sinks in Mediterranean
# Migrant Crisis
# Migrant Crisis

As many as 200 bodies found floating as boat sinks in Mediterranean

Aug 28th 2015, 8:34 AM 12,731 Views 54 Comments

This brings to number of those killed in the Mediterranean this year to more than 2,500.

# migrant-crisis - Thursday 27 August, 2015

A warning to Europe: Up to 50 people found suffocated in a truck in Austria
# Crisis
# Crisis

A warning to Europe: Up to 50 people found suffocated in a truck in Austria

Aug 27th 2015, 2:10 PM 19,929 Views 166 Comments

An investigation is underway which includes police from Hungary.

# migrant-crisis - Wednesday 26 August, 2015

Merkel vows zero tolerance for migrant hate - as 55 bodies found on boats
# Razor-wire Fences
# Razor-wire Fences

Merkel vows zero tolerance for migrant hate - as 55 bodies found on boats

Aug 26th 2015, 11:24 PM 13,674 Views 103 Comments

Meanwhile the Defence Forces have rescued hundreds of people – including 71 children – in an operation tonight.

# migrant-crisis - Saturday 22 August, 2015

"Exceptionally busy": Irish holidaymakers are still packing out flights to Kos
# Migrant Crisis
# Migrant Crisis

"Exceptionally busy": Irish holidaymakers are still packing out flights to Kos

Aug 22nd 2015, 7:45 AM 23,124 Views 14 Comments

The cafés along the beach-front in the popular sun spot have become an unlikely first port of call for thousands of refugees.

# migrant-crisis - Thursday 20 August, 2015

This photographer's incredible photo of a refugee family has gone viral
# Migrant Crisis
# Migrant Crisis

This photographer's incredible photo of a refugee family has gone viral

Aug 20th 2015, 6:02 AM 43,251 Views 88 Comments

He spoke to us about the image.

# migrant-crisis - Saturday 15 August, 2015

More than 40 people suffocated in hold of migrant boat
# Italy
# Italy

More than 40 people suffocated in hold of migrant boat

Aug 15th 2015, 4:41 PM 9,870 Views 79 Comments

The boat which was intercepted off the Italian coast was carrying around 300 people.

# migrant-crisis - Friday 14 August, 2015

Giant passenger ferry sent to Kos - but migrants won't be allowed live on it
# Migrant Crisis
# Migrant Crisis

Giant passenger ferry sent to Kos - but migrants won't be allowed live on it

Aug 14th 2015, 7:22 PM 15,167 Views 24 Comments

“It’s only for the screening and briefing of the Syrians,” an immigration official said.

# migrant-crisis - Thursday 13 August, 2015

Riot police sent to island after 1,000 locked in football stadium in Kos
# Migrant Crisis
# Migrant Crisis

Riot police sent to island after 1,000 locked in football stadium in Kos

Aug 13th 2015, 8:48 AM 15,459 Views 184 Comments

There are said to be two toilets in the stadium.

# migrant-crisis - Friday 7 August, 2015

Five arrested over migrant drowning incident
# Migrant Crisis
# Migrant Crisis

Five arrested over migrant drowning incident

Aug 7th 2015, 2:38 PM 17,994 Views 164 Comments

Irish Defence Forces members are to get counselling after rescuing hundreds of migrants

# migrant-crisis - Thursday 6 August, 2015

LÉ Niamh arrives in Sicily carrying 367 people saved by the Irish crew
# Sea Tragedy
# Sea Tragedy

LÉ Niamh arrives in Sicily carrying 367 people saved by the Irish crew

Aug 6th 2015, 10:46 PM 28,844 Views 181 Comments

The bodies of 25 people, including four children, are also on board.

# migrant-crisis - Saturday 1 August, 2015

More than 1,000 migrants have tried to pass through the Channel tunnel in 48 hours
# Crisis
# Crisis

More than 1,000 migrants have tried to pass through the Channel tunnel in 48 hours

Aug 1st 2015, 12:54 PM 13,027 Views 87 Comments

The migrant crisis has seen desperate attempts by individuals trying to reach the UK.

# migrant-crisis - Thursday 30 July, 2015

Irish truck drivers face threats from migrants with 'iron bars, broken bottles and machetes'
# Calais
# Calais

Irish truck drivers face threats from migrants with 'iron bars, broken bottles and machetes'

Jul 30th 2015, 8:19 AM 17,546 Views 80 Comments

A man died yesterday after thousands of migrants stormed the Eurotunnel.

# migrant-crisis - 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 20,830 Views 59 Comments

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

# migrant-crisis - Sunday 19 July, 2015

Hungary used convicts to build a giant fence to keep people out of the country
# Berlin Wall II
# Berlin Wall II

Hungary used convicts to build a giant fence to keep people out of the country

Jul 19th 2015, 8:45 AM 19,366 Views 51 Comments

Donald Trump would be proud of this plan

# migrant-crisis - Tuesday 7 July, 2015

A migrant has died trying to reach Britain through the Channel Tunnel
# Migrant Crisis
# Migrant Crisis

A migrant has died trying to reach Britain through the Channel Tunnel

Jul 7th 2015, 10:44 AM 15,450 Views 18 Comments

The person’s body was found in the early hours of the morning.

# migrant-crisis - 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 14,118 Views 122 Comments

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

# migrant-crisis - 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 10,205 Views 48 Comments

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

# migrant-crisis - Monday 1 June, 2015

'The Mediterranean will become Europe's graveyard'
# Migrant Crisis
# Migrant Crisis

'The Mediterranean will become Europe's graveyard'

Jun 1st 2015, 5:12 PM 14,714 Views 69 Comments

The flood of migrants trying to cross the sea has reached new crisis levels since Friday.

# migrant-crisis - 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 8,994 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.

# migrant-crisis - 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 23,141 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.

# migrant-crisis - Tuesday 19 May, 2015

Poll: Do you support rescued Mediterranean migrants being settled in Ireland?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you support rescued Mediterranean migrants being settled in Ireland?

May 19th 2015, 10:01 AM 31,762 Views 307 Comments

Ireland will be accepting an increased number of migrants than was planned.

# migrant-crisis - Monday 18 May, 2015

Plan to send naval 'boat-destroyer' force against Mediterranean people smugglers
# Show Of Force
# Show Of Force

Plan to send naval 'boat-destroyer' force against Mediterranean people smugglers

May 18th 2015, 11:50 AM 9,305 Views 37 Comments

The EU plan will see warships sent to the Libyan coast.

# migrant-crisis - 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 13,893 Views 59 Comments

There’s 68 on board the LÉ Eithne.

# migrant-crisis - Tuesday 5 May, 2015

We're sending the LÉ Eithne to help tackle the migrant crisis
# Mediterranean
# Mediterranean

We're sending the LÉ Eithne to help tackle the migrant crisis

May 5th 2015, 7:33 AM 13,056 Views 57 Comments

Preparations for the mission are currently taking place at Haulbowline in Cork.