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The Crossing (RTÉ One) may not change minds, but it surely must have moved the stoniest of hearts

18th December, 2016
The officers and crew of the LÉ Samuel Beckett, which returned this month from the Irish Naval Service’s sixth migrant rescue mission

The Crossing: RTÉ One

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The Romans called the Mediterranean Mare Nostrum – our sea. At the height of its power, Rome’s writ ran north and south of the Med from Spain to Judea. Grain shipments from its North African provinces filled the granaries of Rome; Africa’s bounty ensured the citizens would eat bread and heavily laden grain fleets, escorted by naval vessels, were...

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