THE VALENTIA COASTGUARD has recovered the body of a 28-year-old Polish man who went missing from Valentia Island, Co Kerry last night. The alarm was raised when he failed to return last night after taking photos on the island. The body is still at the scene, but is expected to be moved to Kerry General Hospital for a post mortem examination shortly.
Search and Rescue
# search-and-rescue - Wednesday 12 September, 2012
Boyne Fishermen’s Rescue and Recovery had been checking their equipment just across from spot where man fell into Boyne and rescued him within minutes.
# search-and-rescue - Monday 10 September, 2012
The 19-year-old got into difficulty in the water on Saturday evening
# search-and-rescue - Wednesday 5 September, 2012
The Valentia Coast Guard told TheJournal.ie that the search got underway at 7.30am.
# search-and-rescue - Tuesday 14 August, 2012
The search and rescue operation resumed at first light this morning.
# search-and-rescue - Sunday 15 July, 2012
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# search-and-rescue - Saturday 14 July, 2012
Where to look first; when to call in a helicopter; and how to find crucial evidence: we look at what authorities do when someone goes missing.
# search-and-rescue - Tuesday 21 February, 2012
Divers have recovered a body in the Australian city, after a man believed to be from Ireland went missing in the river.
# search-and-rescue - Sunday 29 January, 2012
Boats and a helicopter joined the search this afternoon after the man went missing from a boat off the Louth coast.
# search-and-rescue - Tuesday 24 January, 2012
Search teams are attempting to recover two of the five fishermen who went missing when the Tit Bonhomme sank off the coast of Union Hall over a week ago.
# search-and-rescue - Sunday 22 January, 2012
Police have released incredible footage from inside the stricken ship, as a 13th body was found inside today.
The body is believed to be be that one of of the Egyptian crew members of the Tit Bonhomme. Two fishermen from the sunken trawler have yet to be found.
# search-and-rescue - Saturday 21 January, 2012
Search operations have now been called off for the night, with no results despite an influx of local volunteers joining the effort in Glandore Bay.
The body, wearing a lifejacket, was discovered by divers in a portion of the ship submerged under water.
# search-and-rescue - Sunday 15 January, 2012
One person has been rescued but one body has been located and four others remain unaccounted for.
# search-and-rescue - Thursday 5 January, 2012
An Air Corps maritime patrol aircraft was called 100 miles off Cork to tend to an injured fisherman on board a Spanish vessel.
# search-and-rescue - Tuesday 29 November, 2011
Five men remain missing in the Irish Sea following the sinking of their cargo vessel on Sunday. The Welsh coastguard has said there is little hope of them being found alive.
# search-and-rescue - Monday 28 November, 2011
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The search for five missing crewmen who went missing when their vessel sank in the Irish Sea yesterday is to resume today.
# search-and-rescue - Sunday 27 November, 2011
The Duke of Cambridge co-piloted one of the helicopters as search teams tried to locate the eight crewmen of a sunken ship.
It is understood the cargo vessel started taking on water after its hull cracked in bad weather. Two men were rescued overnight.
# search-and-rescue - Thursday 10 November, 2011
Some 23 survivors have been pulled from the rubble of collapsed buildings after the region was hit by a second serious quake.
# search-and-rescue - Wednesday 26 October, 2011
Applause broke out as Eyup Erdem, 18, emerged from the wreckage after being located with tiny cameras.
# search-and-rescue - Tuesday 25 October, 2011
Rescuers are searching through rubble after the earthquake that killed at least 279 people and injured 1,300.
# search-and-rescue - Tuesday 20 September, 2011
Two people in their 60s are aboard the vessel, which had set sail to cross the Atlantic.
# search-and-rescue - Thursday 25 August, 2011
Two men entered the river separately last night, but only one was successfully rescued.
# search-and-rescue - Tuesday 31 August, 2010
THE SEARCH FOR A MAN missing from Valentia Island, Co Kerry, continues this afternoon. The man, 29, was among a group of four people taking photographs on the island when he went missing last night. A navy diving team is expected to arrive to assist in the search at around 7pm.