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#Rescue

# rescue - Wednesday 16 May, 2018

Coast Guard helicopter rescues woman and her dog cut off by the tide

The changing tide left the woman and her dog stranded on a sandbank.

# rescue - Sunday 13 May, 2018

Coast Guard helicopter rescues three men who jumped into water at Clontarf's Wooden Bridge Bull Island This post contains videos

Coast Guard helicopter rescues three men who jumped into water at Clontarf's Wooden Bridge

The men got into difficulty this afternoon.

# rescue - Saturday 21 April, 2018

Five people rescued after boat broke down and started to take on water

The boat was swamped with water when the Coast Guard arrived.

Deaf and partially blind dog led rescuers to child in Australian bushland after keeping her safe

Seventeen-year-old blue heeler Max stayed with the child through a rainy night before leading family and rescuers to her.

Woman rescued after falling from cliffs at Howth Head

The Irish Coast Guard, gardaí and Dublin Fire Brigade were involved in the rescue operation.

# rescue - Wednesday 11 April, 2018

Limerick firefighters save woman by her 'fingertips' in River Shannon rescue

The firefighters say that it was a joint effort by everyone involved.

# rescue - Tuesday 3 April, 2018

One elephant dies and others let loose after circus truck crashes on Spanish motorway

There were five elephants in the truck in total.

# rescue - Saturday 24 March, 2018

Seven teens rescued after getting stranded on Sandymount beach

The group had got into difficulty when caught by an incoming tide.

# rescue - Friday 2 March, 2018

Gardaí warn 'stay out of the water' after swimmer rescued in Sandycove

The woman got into difficulty in stormy waters.

# rescue - Saturday 24 February, 2018

'Unacceptable': Kilkee Coast Guard could struggle with the influx of tourists, Dáil told

The Dáil was told that there had been six incidents last year where “no sea rescue was available” from the Kilkee Coast Guard.

# rescue - Friday 23 February, 2018

Man 'extremely lucky' to be alive after falling on rocks in Cork

He was seriously injured when found by a member of the public.

# rescue - Sunday 18 February, 2018

Seven people rescued from Carrauntoohil mountain in two separate incidents overnight

A woman with a bad cut on her head was found as Kerry Mountain rescue were bringing another six people off the mountain.

# rescue - Wednesday 27 December, 2017

Mountain walker found safe after going missing on Carrauntoohil last night

He rang the gardaí last night reporting that he had gotten lost on the mountain.

# rescue - Wednesday 6 December, 2017

ISPCA urging public to come and rehome cats who were used at research facilities

So far this year, 351 cats and kittens have been responsibly rehomed from the centre in Longford.

# rescue - Thursday 23 November, 2017

Argentine navy says 'explosion' detected in search for missing submarine

The 44 crew members now missing for a week.

Search underway for fisherman missing in Galway Bay

An alert was raised with the Irish Coast Guard yesterday evening when the boat failed to return to shore.

# rescue - Wednesday 22 November, 2017

US Navy plane carrying 11 passengers crashes into Philippine Sea off coast of Japan

Eight people have been rescued so far.

# rescue - Sunday 29 October, 2017

Two people cut off by rising tide in Sandymount rescued by RNLI

The alarm was raised at 4.30pm, when the pair found themselves surrounded by water.

# rescue - Friday 27 October, 2017

US sailors and two dogs rescued after five months lost at sea Pacific Ocean This post contains videos

US sailors and two dogs rescued after five months lost at sea

Jennifer Appel Tasha Fuiaba’s sailboat engine broke on 30 May and they have been stranded at sea since.

# rescue - Sunday 22 October, 2017

Man rescued after car he was driving entered Lough Neagh

The man’s car was found to have entered the water just after midnight last night.

# rescue - Saturday 21 October, 2017

Group of 15 junior sailors rescued from wrath of Storm Brian in Dun Laoghaire harbour

It’s understood the youngsters were having a sailing lesson when the storm took a hold.

# rescue - Monday 16 October, 2017

Three men rescued from Ophelia off yacht in Co Wexford

The three had encountered extreme difficulty in attempting to bring their yacht to harbour early this morning.

Rescue 116 and lifeboat crew tasked to windsurfers in difficulty off Louth coast

The incident happened this morning before the men made their way back to shore.

# rescue - Friday 6 October, 2017

Toddler rescued after being trapped in Swiss Alps crevice for 12 hours

The girl fell into a deep crevice during a family hike in the Swiss Alps.

# rescue - Monday 2 October, 2017

Irish mountain rescue volunteer dies while training in Wales

Kevin Hallahan was a father who joined the Dublin-Wicklow Mountain Rescue Team in 2011.

# rescue - Friday 15 September, 2017

Ireland to accept 330 extra refugees next year

The country has now pledged to take in 600 refugees in 2018.

# rescue - Wednesday 30 August, 2017

'I was just really concerned for my kids': Irishman in Texas evacuated from house in boat

The full horrors of the monster storm Hurricane Harvey began emerging today.

# rescue - Thursday 24 August, 2017

'I'm not a medic, I just watch a lot of TV': Woman who saved man turned away from hospital

The man suffered a heart attack after he was turned away from a hospital despite complaining of chest pains.

# rescue - Monday 7 August, 2017

Local garda swims out and rescues man who'd jumped from a bridge in Sligo

The incident happened in the town yesterday afternoon.

# rescue - Wednesday 2 August, 2017

Teen army cadets caught up in bad weather rescued off the Mourne Mountains

Emergency services were alerted shortly before 12pm today.

# rescue - Monday 10 July, 2017

RNLI volunteers in Cork have helped eight people in four incidents since yesterday

It’s been a busy couple of days for the Crosshaven RNLI.

Two men who died off Donegal coast named locally

Both men are believed to be Lithuanian nationals.

# rescue - Sunday 2 July, 2017

Six people rescued from boat in 'dangerous' conditions off Cork coast

“The rescue was carried out with great skill and precision on a dangerous coastline in today’s winds,” the RNLI said.

# rescue - Saturday 24 June, 2017

Boy (14) airlifted to hospital after yachting incident off Cork coast

In a separate incident, a man in his 50s required the help of the coast guard after a serious kitesurfing incident.

# rescue - Sunday 4 June, 2017

Three rescued after yacht sinks off Wexford coast

No-one was injured in the incident.

# rescue - Monday 29 May, 2017

RNLI rescues two people without life jackets from submerged jet ski

The Dún Laoghaire Harbour Police alerted the Irish Coast Guard to the sinking jet ski in the harbour.

# rescue - Saturday 27 May, 2017

So many people have drowned in this Pakistani city that swimming has been banned

It has been banned for six months.

# rescue - Friday 26 May, 2017

Search for fisherman missing off Skerries stood down

One man has been rescued and one man remains missing.

# rescue - Tuesday 23 May, 2017

Seven dogs had to be put down after being found in 'deplorable' conditions

The animals’ former owner was barred from owning any dogs.

# rescue - Thursday 4 May, 2017

'I was thinking I was going to die' - Surfer rescued by Belfast Coast Guard after 32 hours at sea

Belfast Coastguard coordinated the search for Matthew Bryce from Airdrie in Scotland.

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