The weekend capsizing off Tunisia of an overloaded smuggling boat is now believed to have killed 112 migrants, making it the deadliest shipwreck in the Mediterranean Sea this year, the UN migration agency said.
Tue, 05 Jun, 2018
The husband of one of three Irish victims of the 2015 Tunisia terrorism attack has told an inquest into their deaths how he found his wife lying on the beach “with her head to one side as if she was lying in the sun”.
Thu, 22 Feb, 2018
The owners and staff at a Tunisian hotel where 30 British tourists were brutally killed by an Islamic extremist could have done nothing before the attack that would have done more than "possibly make a difference", a coroner said.
Tue, 28 Feb, 2017
Deadly clashes between Tunisian forces and extremist attackers have left at least 53 people dead near Tunisia's border with Libya, the government said, amid growing fear that violence from Libya could destabilise the whole region.
Mon, 07 Mar, 2016
Members of the Tunisian National Dialogue Quartet, who won this year’s Nobel Peace Prize, have joined events in the country’s heartland to mark five years since a desperate street vendor set himself on fire.
Thu, 17 Dec, 2015
The boss of Thomson and First Choice owner TUI said the beach massacre in Tunisia that claimed the lives of 33 of its customers was the “most tragic” event in his 30-year career as the group laid bare the financial impact of recent terrorist attacks.
Thu, 10 Dec, 2015
Irish citizens are being advised to avoid non-essential travel to Tunisia in the light of increased security concerns. The travel advice from the Department of Foreign Affairs has been changed from “exercise extreme caution” to “avoid non-essential travel”.
Sat, 11 Jul, 2015
Children as young as 13 are taking freely available drugs known as ‘legal highs’; The latest increase in third-level fees will see the cost of studying away from home top 11k; Jamil the rhino will today be unveiled as the newest attraction at Fota.
Fri, 10 Jul, 2015