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Dublin: 8 °C Thursday 24 April, 2014


# rescue - Yesterday’s News

‘Mindless vandalism’ of life rings along River Boyne puts lives at risk

Boyne Fishermen’s Rescue and Recovery Service said replacing the life rings will incur a large financial cost.

# rescue - Monday 21 April, 2014

Two men rescued from Lough Derg

The father and son team got into difficulty this afternoon while kayaking.

# rescue - Sunday 20 April, 2014

From The Daily Edge Fox cub with head stuck in a can gets rescued… and says thank you D'aww

# rescue - Saturday 19 April, 2014

Elderly woman saved from burning house

The woman was in her bed in her home on Eglington Road in Donnybrook when the fire broke out.

# rescue - Wednesday 16 April, 2014

Two dead and up to 295 missing after South Korean ferry sinks

Most of the 477 passengers were high school students.

# rescue - Sunday 13 April, 2014

Lifeboat crew save four as boat gets stuck in mud in Lough Mahon

The inflatable boat had run aground north of Hop Island.

# rescue - Sunday 6 April, 2014

Two sailors rescued from their fast-sinking yacht off Wicklow coast

With help from a much larger vessel, volunteers managed to save the yacht as well, though it was almost below the surface when they took the two sailors from it.

# rescue - Saturday 5 April, 2014

Two tourists injured after falling 150 feet at Howth cliffs

One of the two suffered serious injuries in the fall.

# rescue - Thursday 27 March, 2014

WATCH: Helicopter rescues four-year-old boy from Washington mudslide

The death toll today reached 25, with over 90 more people missing.

# rescue - Wednesday 26 March, 2014

NASA satellite captures photo of Washington mudslide

Ten more bodies have been found today, authorities confirmed.

# rescue - Monday 24 March, 2014

Up to 108 people on missing list after US mudslide Searching This post contains images

Up to 108 people on missing list after US mudslide

At least eight people have been killed in the mudslide that happened on Saturday in a rural area near Seattle.

# rescue - Sunday 23 March, 2014

New puppy centre built to deal with Ireland’s abandoned dog crisis

Dogs Trust received the money to build the centre from a woman who left €10m in her will.

Search for missing fisherman enters its fourth day

Two other men who were out on Lough Ree were rescued, though one has sadly died.

# rescue - Thursday 20 March, 2014

Man missing after boat capsizes on Lough Ree

Two men were rescued from the water today but the search for the third man has been stood down for the evening.

# rescue - Monday 17 March, 2014

“They don’t know what daylight is”: Rescuing hens to give them a new life

You’ll want to buy free-range eggs after finding out about the lives these hens lived.

# rescue - Friday 14 March, 2014

Eight people now confirmed dead in New York building explosion

A number of people remain missing after two buildings in Harlem were destroyed in a gas explosion.

# rescue - Sunday 2 March, 2014

Brave fireman jumps off bridge to save drowning woman in Limerick Then A Hero Comes Along This post contains images

Brave fireman jumps off bridge to save drowning woman in Limerick

Fireman Eli Brace jumped in to the water to rescue the woman after the Coast Guard Rescue Helicopter could not retrieve her.

# rescue - Monday 24 February, 2014

Fisherman with crush injuries airlifted from trawler 250km west of Kerry

The Shannon Rescue 115 helicopter was dispatched to the vessel last night, supported by an Air Corps CASA plane.

# rescue - Monday 17 February, 2014

10 dead, dozens trapped in South Korea building collapse

Up to 450 students were believed to have been at a concert in the building when the roof collapsed.

# rescue - Wednesday 12 February, 2014

VIDEO: Four stranded fish farmers rescued in “extreme” conditions at sea

The Irish Coast Guard and RNLI were involved in the search today.

# rescue - Monday 10 February, 2014

UK floods: River Thames threatens homes, soldiers on standby and a cow stuck in the mud

14 severe flood warnings have been issued across the UK, with householders living along the River Thames put on standby.

RNLI rescues semi-conscious kayaker from fast flowing river

The Lough Derg RNLI said that the it was an extremely serious situation, where every second counted in the rescue.

# rescue - Sunday 2 February, 2014

The aftermath: “Nobody in the city can ever recall such severe flooding”

The combination of torrential rain, high tides and strong winds has caused major problems in Limerick city.

# rescue - Tuesday 28 January, 2014

How Irish lifeboats rescued 10 animals – including a cow – last year

New figures show that 1,278 people (and 10 animals) were rescued by lifeboats in 2013.

# rescue - Monday 27 January, 2014

Hay drive begins to help save “deluge” of dumped horses

The ISPCA is urgently asking Irish people to donate money to buy hay and feed a neglected horse.

# rescue - Saturday 25 January, 2014

“Lifesaving” call for Cork doctors as stabbed crewman airlifted off ship

A Chinese crew-member aboard a Panama-registered ship was stabbed as the vessel approached Irish waters.

# rescue - Friday 24 January, 2014

Horses rescued after spending days stuck in bog water Meath This post contains images

Horses rescued after spending days stuck in bog water

Distressing images. A team of local volunteers rescued the two horses, and another two are being moved to safety.

# rescue - Monday 13 January, 2014

Dog rescued from Valentia cliff by Coast Guard volunteers

The dog belonged to a local man and was believed to have been missing for a number of days.

Faster, safer, higher: Replacement of Irish Coast Guard chopper fleet completed

The Dublin region Sikorsky S92 was launched today, meaning all four coast guard aircraft bases now have upgraded choppers.

# rescue - Sunday 12 January, 2014

Irish non-profit staff help save Filipino typhoon victims

300 people were taken from a ferry in the Philippines, with the help of Irish aid volunteers.

# rescue - Monday 6 January, 2014

Search & rescue crew distraught after storm causes ‘tens of thousands’ in damage to centre

The beach-side boat-house of Ballybunion Sea & Cliff Rescue took a battering in the stormy weather overnight.

# rescue - Thursday 2 January, 2014

Stranded Antarctic passengers finally rescued from stuck ship

A helicopter from a nearby Chinese ship has begun ferrying scientists, tourists and journalists from the trapped ship.

# rescue - Wednesday 1 January, 2014

Kitesurfer rescued from extreme weather conditions in Dublin Bay

In a separate incident, reports in Howth of a person being washed off the west pier into the water were found to be a false alarm.

# rescue - Tuesday 31 December, 2013

WATCH: RNLI captures year of Irish rescues on video

The RNLI has taken part in a large amount of searches and rescues throughout Ireland this year, often in dangerous conditions.

# rescue - Monday 30 December, 2013

Rescue efforts begin for giant ship adrift off Cork coast

The giant ship was on its way to Russia when it ran into engine trouble off the coast of Kinsale.

# rescue - Saturday 28 December, 2013

Five horses rescued from freezing River Shannon

A local charity has praised Leitrim Civil Defence who helped with the rescue.

# rescue - Tuesday 24 December, 2013

Dog found under a pile of rubbish with his skull smashed is on the mend

The vet said the hunting dog, Fionn, had received a severe blunt force trauma to the head.

# rescue - Monday 23 December, 2013

Driver rescued from Achill lake after car plunges in during treacherous conditions

The rescue was complicated by gale force winds, sleet and snow showers as water rapidly filled the car.

# rescue - Wednesday 4 December, 2013

VIDEO: Man rescued from air pocket after boat sinks in the Atlantic

All of Harrison Odjegba’s colleagues on the boat sadly perished in the incident.

# rescue - Tuesday 26 November, 2013

Coast Guard helicopter called to medical emergency aboard French survey vessel

A 26-year-old crew-member took ill with chest pains earlier this evening.

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