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# rescue - Today’s News


# rescue - Wednesday 25 March, 2015

Some data recovered – but as yet we don’t have “the slightest explanation” for the crash

The plane, carrying 144 passengers, plunged for eight minutes before hitting the side of a mountain – with no survivors.

# rescue - Sunday 15 March, 2015

Surfer winched to safety from base of Cliffs of Moher

Several emergency crews responded to the incident.

# rescue - Sunday 1 March, 2015

Teenager dies after falling from horse into river

He was in the water for some time before being found, a source said.

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Morning… Here’s everything you need to know as we head into Sunday.

# rescue - Sunday 22 February, 2015

Three rescued from Westmeath house fire overnight

Gardaí don’t believe the fire was started in suspicious circumstances.

Student airlifted off Ben Wisken after falling on steep ground

The rescue began at 4pm yesterday.

# rescue - Monday 16 February, 2015

PHOTOS: Cork firefighters rescue horse stuck in river

The animal had been trapped for at least two days.

# rescue - Sunday 15 February, 2015

These rescuers helped find a family lost on Knockmealdowns mountains

So did the gardaí, Irish Coast Guard and Tramore Cliff and Mountain Rescue Team.

# rescue - Friday 13 February, 2015

Man arrested over hoax call about person jumping into Waterford river

Several units of emergency services were called to help in the search, including the Coast Guard helicopter.

# rescue - Wednesday 11 February, 2015

Shipwreck report: ‘Desire for photo op meant Astrid tall ship was too close to the coast’

Human error has been blamed for the sinking of the ship in a new report.

# rescue - Thursday 5 February, 2015

These are just some of the 116 puppies seized at Dublin Port

The puppies are aged from as young as 5 weeks up to 8 weeks of age.

# rescue - Tuesday 3 February, 2015

Dublin Fire Brigade rescue crewman after fall at Howth

He fell from the deck when he was throwing out nets to dry them.

# rescue - Friday 23 January, 2015

Dramatic video shows fishermen saved moments before their boat sank

The Irish vessel went down off the Isle of Lewis.

# rescue - Sunday 18 January, 2015

Search for man who fell into River Nore while walking with friends

The 33-year-old entered the water at about 1.30am this morning.

# rescue - Thursday 15 January, 2015

Islanders left stranded as ferry unable to operate due to high seas

The Irish Coast Guard has been taking out emergency supplies such as milk, potatoes and even the post.

# rescue - Monday 12 January, 2015

Injured fisherman left at sea as strong winds delay rescue lift-off

The Waterford rescue helicopter is now its way to rescue the fisherman.

# rescue - Saturday 10 January, 2015

CNN and Sky News would have loved the Flying Enterprise saga… It was the ‘Chilean Mine Rescue’ of its time

The story of the stricken cargo ship and its hero captain had people flocking to cinemas to catch the latest newsreels. The saga kept the world gripped for 14 days.

# rescue - Monday 5 January, 2015

From The Daily Edge Woman rescued after getting naked and climbing down ex-boyfriend’s chimney Santa Baby

Woman rescued after getting naked and climbing down ex-boyfriend’s chimney

Her ex-partner was awoken by her cries for help.

# rescue - Sunday 4 January, 2015

Video: 24 people rescued after large cargo ship carrying cars grounded

An operation is now underway to free the ship.

# rescue - Wednesday 31 December, 2014

Seven AirAsia bodies recovered – but the weather’s still hampering recovery

The flight crashed in the Java Sea earlier this week.

# rescue - Tuesday 30 December, 2014

Greek coastguard: Cargo ship was not actually in danger – it was just asking for supplies

A passenger called emergency services to tell them they had no food, water or blankets.

Four pups left for dead saved by jogger on Christmas Day

Athlone SPCA says it’s now inundated with people wanting to give the pups a home.

From Business ETC Aviation experts call for compulsory ‘real-time’ tracking of aircraft AirAsia

Aviation experts call for compulsory ‘real-time’ tracking of aircraft

Experts say while real-time tracking technology will not save lives, but will significantly streamline search efforts.

Confusion over how many passengers survived Norman Atlantic ferry fire

There are serious discrepancies in the ship’s manifest and confusion over how many people were aboard.

# rescue - Monday 29 December, 2014

‘I watched my husband die…I tried to save him but I couldn’t’

Rescuers battled through the night to help hundreds trapped on board the Norman Atlantic.

Photos: The Norman Atlantic sailed from Rosslare six months before tragic fire Ferry Disaster This post contains images

Photos: The Norman Atlantic sailed from Rosslare six months before tragic fire

An Irish passenger who travelled on the vessel in June said it was scary to think he was on the boat just six months ago.

Woman rescued from house fire by neighbour

The woman was rescued from a downstairs living room.

Woman rescued after getting lost on Bray Head

The woman suffered no injuries in the incident.

# rescue - Monday 22 December, 2014

From The Daily Edge This monkey rescuing its electrocuted pal is what friendship is all about Rescue

# rescue - Tuesday 16 December, 2014

From The Daily Edge This tortoise rescuing its overturned pal is the meaning of friendship Hero In A Half Shell

Want to get a surprise puppy this Christmas? Think twice about it

The ISPCA says think seriously before you do this.

# rescue - Monday 15 December, 2014

Man rescued from Limerick river this evening

He was taken to hospital by ambulance – where his injuries are not believed to be life threatening.

# rescue - Saturday 13 December, 2014

Rescuers dig through mud after Indonesian landslide kills 8 people

100 people are still unaccounted for following the landslide.

# rescue - Saturday 6 December, 2014

US journalist and South African teacher killed in Yemen during rescue operation

His sister made a plea for his safe return just this morning.

# rescue - Monday 1 December, 2014

Fog rescue heart attack victim pronounced dead on arrival

The man was airlifted by the coast guard from three rock mountain in Dún Laoighaire-Rathdown.

Poll: Would you intervene if you saw someone being attacked? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you intervene if you saw someone being attacked?

A 23-year-old woman has died in Germany after she was attacked after she confronted men who were harassing teenage girls.

# rescue - Monday 24 November, 2014

Coast Guard chopper called in after mapping worker suffers cliff fall

The 54-year-old was carrying out mapping work on behalf of Ordnance Survey Ireland.

# rescue - Friday 21 November, 2014

Bullets, blood and childbirth: Emergency services and the 1916 Rising

It’s all in a logbook that was bought by Dublin City Council.

# rescue - Wednesday 19 November, 2014

Hear the one about the bull who fell off a cliff and spent the night on a ledge?

Coast Guard and RNLI crews from Waterford were involved in an unusual rescue effort on Monday.

# rescue - Monday 3 November, 2014

Kayakers rescued after spending the night on an island

The pair were kayaking in Kerry, but lost their paddles.

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