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Tuesday, 27th June 2017 - Defence Forces Bomb Disposal Team Makes Safe Suspect Device in Cabra, Co. Dublin

1.10pm - Earlier today, a Defence Forces Bomb Disposal Team made safe a suspect Improvised Explosive Device (IED) in Cabra, Co. Dublin.[more]

image descriptionSunday 25th June 2017 - LÉ Eithne Rescue Operation Update – 712* migrants On-board

10.10pm - Earlier today, while on patrol LÉ Eithne located and rescued 183* migrants from two vessels approximately 40km off the North-West coast of Tripoli.[more]

image descriptionSunday 25th June 2017 - LÉ Eithne Rescues 183* Migrants 40KM North West of Tripoli During Two Separate Operations

1pm - At 6am this morning, while on patrol in her area of operations, LÉ Eithne located and rescued a total of 113 migrants from an inflatable craft approximately 40km off the North West coast of Tripoli.[more]

image description 19th June 2017 - Information on EUTM Mali

7:35am, - All members of the Defence Forces have been located following terrorist attack in Mali[more]


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