The Greek island of Lesbos has been a transit point for hundreds of thousands of refugees and asylum seekers. Moria refugee camp is a former detention centre with capacity for less than 3,000 people. Caoimhe Butterly meets some of the families caught up in the chaos and despair.
Mon, 02 Mar, 2020
Fri, 09 Dec, 2016
After first opening the doors of Germany to migrants in need of help, pressure from within and across the rest of Europe has forced Angela Merkel into an uneasy agreement with Turkey. Despite the fact that it seems to be working, it may damage her legacy, says
Fri, 22 Apr, 2016
Acting Minister for Defence Simon Coveney is to seek Cabinet approval today to resume the Naval Service’s humanitarian mission in the Mediterranean Sea and says he hopes to increase its strength to a nine-ship fleet in the next three to four years.
Wed, 06 Apr, 2016
Tue, 22 Mar, 2016
Sat, 23 Jan, 2016
The present Government’s attempt to define the coming together of two adults of the same sex with the intention of living together for the purposes of sexual activity as “marriage” is flawed an injurious to the Constitutional meaning of the family for at least the following reasons:
Mon, 16 Nov, 2015