Ireland helping stop Mediterranean migrant crisis

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While the migrant crisis continues to escalate in the Mediterranean, Ireland is one of the countries that has stepped up it’s efforts to help.

So far this year, the Irish Navy has deployed two ships that have rescued over 5,000 migrants fleeing Libya. CCTV’s Lourda Sexton filed this report.

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Ireland helping stop Mediterranean migrant crisis

Ireland helping stop Mediterranean migrant crisis

While the migrant crisis continues to escalate in the Mediterranean, Ireland is one of the countries that has stepped up it's efforts to help. So far this year, the Irish Navy has deployed two ships that have rescued over 5,000 migrants fleeing Libya. CCTV's Lourda Sexton filed this report.