Irish Navy lays keel for fourth Samuel Beckett-class OPV

The keel for the Irish Navy’s fourth Samuel Beckett-class offshore patrol vessel was laid in Babcock’s ...

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Irish Navy commissions third OPV LÉ William Butler Yeats

The Irish Navy has commissioned its third offshore patrol vessel, LÉ William Butler Yeats, during an October ...

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HMS Severn trains with Irish Navy off Cork

Royal Navy’s fishery patrol vessel HMS Severn left duties behind to visit Cork and work with its Irish Navy ...

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Irish Navy vessel rescues 128 in the Mediterranean Sea

Irish Navy’s offshore patrol vessel LÉ Samuel Beckett rescued 128 migrants during two search and rescue ...

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Irish Navy rescues 111 in the Med. Recovers two deceased

Two migrants died while 111 were rescued when Irish Navy’s offshore patrol vessel LÉ Róisín located a long ...

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Babcock's Appledore contracted for fourth Irish OPV

The Irish Department of Defense has awarded Babcock and its Appledore shipyard a contract to build the ...

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First rescue operation in the Mediterranean for LÉ Róisín

LE Roisin rescues 125 in the Mediterranean Sea

Irish Navy’s offshore patrol vessel LÉ Róisín has taken part in the first rescue operation in the ...

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Irish patrol vessel heads for Mediterranean

Irish Navy’s offshore patrol vessel Le Roisin (P 51) departed the Naval Base Haulbowline, Ireland on May 1 ...

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Ireland to send three vessels to the Mediterranean

The Irish government has approved a proposal from the Minister of Defence for the deployment of an Irish Naval ...

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Irish Navy floats out LÉ William Butler Yeats

LÉ William Butler Yeats

Float out of L.É. William Butler Yeats time lapse video Float out of L.É. William Butler Yeats time lapse video ...

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Le Samuel Beckett Rescues Another 111 Migrants

Irish Navy vessel LÉ Samuel Beckett rescued 111 migrants in a rescue operation 32 nautical miles off the Lybian ...

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LE Samuel Beckett: 218 Migrants Brought to Safety

Irish patrol vessel LÉ Samuel Beckett located a 12 metre rubber craft 64km North East of Tripoli and commenced a ...

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LÉ Samuel Beckett Rescues 102 off Tripoli

Irish frigate LÉ Samuel Beckett took approximately 102 persons aboard during a rescue operation on Oct 15. LÉ ...

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LÉ Samuel Beckett Brings 474 Migrants to Safety

Irish frigate LÉ Samuel Beckett transferred 474 rescued people, to the port of Vibo, Italy, Oct 7. Having rescued ...

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LÉ Samuel Beckett Carries Out First SAR

In its first mission, Irish Navy’s LÉ Samuel Beckett was tasked by the Italian Marine Rescue Co-Ordination ...

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Irish Navy Saves More Migrants off Tripoli

Irish Navy’s vessel LÉ EITHNE successfully located and rescued a total of 647 migrants off two separate ...

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Irish Navy Decommissions Its OPV LÉ Aoife

The Irish Navy’s has decommissioned one of its Offshore Patrol Vessels after 35 years of service. LÉ Aoife ...

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LE Samuel Beckett Stops By Dublin, Ireland

Irish Navy’s offshore patrol vessel LE Samuel Beckett made a one-day port visit to Dublin, Ireland, according ...

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