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
Tue, 14 Nov, 2017
WHEN Michel Barnier next engages with David Davis, his British counterpart for Brexit negotiations, he might have the humility to acknowledge that not everything is right with the EU and that a lot of work needs to be done if it is to become a union of independent states that we can all be proud of – with or without the UK.
Tue, 25 Jul, 2017
Tue, 22 Mar, 2016
Wed, 09 Mar, 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
AS if to remind delegates at the two-day summit of African and European leaders in Malta that it was called because 800 refugees drowned when a rogue ship sank, at least 14 more people, including seven children, desperately trying to reach the Greek island of Lesbos, drowned yesterday when a boat sank off Turkey’s Aegean coast. Hopefully, the symbolism will bring a greater sense of realism to these deliberations.
Thu, 12 Nov, 2015