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Sunday 1 October 2023 Dublin: 15°C

# migrant crisis

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Five arrested over migrant drowning incident
Irish Defence Forces members are to get counselling after rescuing hundreds of migrants
LÉ Niamh arrives in Sicily carrying 367 people saved by the Irish crew
The bodies of 25 people, including four children, are also on board.
More than 1,000 migrants have tried to pass through the Channel tunnel in 48 hours
The migrant crisis has seen desperate attempts by individuals trying to reach the UK.
Irish truck drivers face threats from migrants with 'iron bars, broken bottles and machetes'
A man died yesterday after thousands of migrants stormed the Eurotunnel.
LÉ Niamh disembarks 14 bodies found on overcrowded barge
453 migrants rescued by the crew in recent days have also arrived in port in Sicily.
Hungary used convicts to build a giant fence to keep people out of the country
Donald Trump would be proud of this plan
A migrant has died trying to reach Britain through the Channel Tunnel
The person’s body was found in the early hours of the morning.
LÉ Eithne to be recalled from Mediterranean in a month's time
Another Irish Naval vessel will be sent to replace the Éithne, once her mission comes to an end.
Irish Naval ship LÉ Eithne has rescued another 113 migrants off the coast of Libya
In five successful missions, the crew has now rescued 756 migrants in the Mediterranean.
'The Mediterranean will become Europe's graveyard'
The flood of migrants trying to cross the sea has reached new crisis levels since Friday.
Pictures: 500 migrants rescued - as LÉ Eithne carries out THREE operations in 24 hours
The third operation is still ongoing. The Defence Forces’ flagship came across a dingy with 100 migrants on board at 9.45am this morning.
Watch: 200 migrants rescued by Irish Naval ship LÉ Eithne off Libyan coast
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.
Poll: Do you support rescued Mediterranean migrants being settled in Ireland?
Ireland will be accepting an increased number of migrants than was planned.
Plan to send naval 'boat-destroyer' force against Mediterranean people smugglers
The EU plan will see warships sent to the Libyan coast.
These Irish seamen are setting sail for the Mediterranean today
There’s 68 on board the LÉ Eithne.
We're sending the LÉ Eithne to help tackle the migrant crisis
Preparations for the mission are currently taking place at Haulbowline in Cork.
Taoiseach: 'The equivalent of three jumbo jets were lost in the Mediterranean'
Once it has been approved by the UN security council, however.
The internet responded to Katie Hopkins calling migrants "cockroaches" by raising £25,000 to rescue them
And over 260,000 people want her sacked.
"To send them back is another way of killing them"
At least twenty people, including a child, are said to have died in one of the latest incidents.
Ireland WILL be taking in more refugees - but Charlie Flanagan's not saying how many
European ministers are holding crisis meetings today to respond to the latest Mediterranean migrant disasters.