Thu, 05 Mar, 2020
Independent candidate for Wexford Verona Murphy has said that the Irish government should be insisting that if the French port of Cherbourg is to have a shipping route with Rosslare than security will have to be improved.
Tue, 14 Jan, 2020
As journeys go, it’d be hard to find a more remarkable one across the length and breadth of Irish sport. From Eritrea to France, onwards to Ireland and finally, two years later, standing proud on a European podium in Portugal.
Sun, 08 Dec, 2019
he shocking discovery of 39 bodies in a lorry in Essex, in the south-east of England, is a salutary reminder of the dangers of all forms of human trafficking and recalls a similar tragedy in 2000 when the bodies of 58 young Chinese people were found in a container at Dover.
Thu, 24 Oct, 2019
Police reinforcements have arrived in the French port city of Calais after clashes among migrants left 22 people injured, with the government warning of more potential violence among those seeking to cross into the UK.
Fri, 02 Feb, 2018
It’s odd how the news works on our brains. When something is ‘in’ the news, we perceive it as a reality and respond accordingly — especially if it’s dramatic (if it bleeds, it leads) or insane (the current White House).
Mon, 18 Sep, 2017
Irish engineering students have devised expandable pod-like shelters with roll-out roofs, some of which can be erected in just 40 minutes, which could help refugees fleeing conflict or famine around the world.
Fri, 12 May, 2017
If a parentless child is sleeping in the charred remains of a burnt-out camp in Calais, you don’t tell them that the ‘relocation of asylum-seekers is a complex and sensitive process’, writes .
Sat, 05 Nov, 2016