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#Rescue

# rescue - Saturday 2 July, 2022

Dozens of crew in danger as ship sinks in storm off Hong Kong
# Rescue
# Rescue

Dozens of crew in danger as ship sinks in storm off Hong Kong

Jul 2nd 2022, 2:13 PM 28,093 Views 0 Comments

Crew members were negotiating difficulties brought on by Severe Tropical Storm Chaba.

# rescue - Sunday 26 June, 2022

Cork RNLI crew assists US sailors who ran into bad weather during Atlantic crossing
# Rescue
# Rescue

Cork RNLI crew assists US sailors who ran into bad weather during Atlantic crossing

Jun 26th 2022, 11:55 AM 21,989 Views 6 Comments

The sailors had left Boston on their yacht a number of weeks ago and were en route to Scotland.

# rescue - Thursday 23 June, 2022

RNLI crew assists sailor in difficulty after failure of boat engine
# Rescue
# Rescue

RNLI crew assists sailor in difficulty after failure of boat engine

Jun 23rd 2022, 8:15 PM 15,437 Views 4 Comments

The RNLI has urged people planning to go out on their boats to ensure they are prepared in case they get into a difficult situation.

# rescue - Tuesday 22 March, 2022

Man trapped in storm drain ‘the width of a pizza’ rescued after two days
# San Francisco
# San Francisco

Man trapped in storm drain ‘the width of a pizza’ rescued after two days

Mar 22nd 2022, 9:10 AM 25,081 Views 24 Comments

Emergency crews were called after passers-by heard the man’s screams for help.

# rescue - Monday 14 March, 2022

Howth RNLI rescues six kayakers in north Dublin waters
# Rescue
# Rescue

Howth RNLI rescues six kayakers in north Dublin waters

Mar 14th 2022, 7:57 AM 21,283 Views 4 Comments

One kayaker had capsized.

# rescue - Thursday 10 March, 2022

Men who rescued Irish medical student describe relief after reaching Ukraine border
# Rescue
# Rescue

Men who rescued Irish medical student describe relief after reaching Ukraine border

Mar 10th 2022, 11:07 AM 25,029 Views 7 Comments

Joe McCarthy and Gary Taylor helped get Racheal Diyaolu to the country’s border this week.

# rescue - Monday 7 March, 2022

Irish medical student travelling across Ukraine after being picked up by Scottish rescuers
# Racheal Diyaolu
# Racheal Diyaolu

Irish medical student travelling across Ukraine after being picked up by Scottish rescuers

Mar 7th 2022, 10:07 AM 44,987 Views 17 Comments

Racheal Diyaolu has left Sumy, near the Russian border, and is travelling towards Poland.

# rescue - Friday 18 February, 2022

Boy trapped three days down Afghan well dies after rescue
# Afghanistan
# Afghanistan

Boy trapped three days down Afghan well dies after rescue

Feb 18th 2022, 8:56 AM 31,403 Views 7 Comments

The child, named Haidar, slipped on Tuesday to the bottom of a well being dug in a village.

# rescue - Monday 13 December, 2021

Pregnant nurse among seven dead in Sicily building collapse
# Sicily Explosion
# Sicily Explosion

Pregnant nurse among seven dead in Sicily building collapse

Dec 13th 2021, 10:16 AM 13,833 Views 1 Comment

The explosion destroyed four buildings, including a four-storey apartment building, in Ravanusa, Sicily.

# rescue - Thursday 2 December, 2021

Seriously ill crew member airlifted from Spanish fishing vessel off Irish coast
# Coastguard
# Coastguard

Seriously ill crew member airlifted from Spanish fishing vessel off Irish coast

Dec 2nd 2021, 8:25 PM 16,354 Views 10 Comments

The crew member was reported to have suffered a possible stroke.

# rescue - Thursday 18 November, 2021

Minister urged to accept all recommendations from R116 helicopter crash report
# R116
# R116

Minister urged to accept all recommendations from R116 helicopter crash report

Nov 18th 2021, 7:17 AM 5,814 Views 13 Comments

Eamon Ryan said that the department is currently considering the recommendations from the investigation.

# rescue - Saturday 2 October, 2021

Kayaker rescued off west Cork after high swells
# Kinsale
# Kinsale

Kayaker rescued off west Cork after high swells

Oct 2nd 2021, 11:16 AM 19,570 Views 18 Comments

Golfers on the Old Head of Kinsale Golf Links saw a person in trouble and immediately raised the alarm.

# rescue - Sunday 12 September, 2021

Two rescued after pleasure boat suffers engine failure in Cork
# RNLI
# RNLI

Two rescued after pleasure boat suffers engine failure in Cork

Sep 12th 2021, 1:00 PM 18,403 Views 2 Comments

The RNLI was called out yesterday, to go to the aid of a pleasure craft with two people and their dog on board that got into difficulties near Garrettstown in West Cork.

# rescue - Tuesday 31 August, 2021

Sailor rescued after yacht's engine failed off Old Head of Kinsale
# Cork
# Cork

Sailor rescued after yacht's engine failed off Old Head of Kinsale

Aug 31st 2021, 9:51 PM 15,120 Views 6 Comments

The RNLI said the sailor was “mighty pleased” to see the lifeboat that rescued him.

# rescue - Monday 23 August, 2021

Three people rescued off Wicklow coast after vessel suffers engine failure
# Arklow
# Arklow

Three people rescued off Wicklow coast after vessel suffers engine failure

Aug 23rd 2021, 12:36 PM 10,404 Views 4 Comments

RNLI volunteers responded to an alert at 1.40am and sailed 10 miles out to sea east of Arklow Harbour.

Swimmer rescued from water in Kerry after hours-long search
# Castlegregory
# Castlegregory

Swimmer rescued from water in Kerry after hours-long search

Aug 23rd 2021, 10:36 AM 30,470 Views 17 Comments

It’s not known exactly how long the swimmer was in the water but they are said to have been “exhausted”.

Sailor rescued after being reported missing from container ship off Wicklow coast
# RNLI
# RNLI

Sailor rescued after being reported missing from container ship off Wicklow coast

Aug 23rd 2021, 9:42 AM 15,722 Views 8 Comments

The Wicklow RNLI all-weather lifeboat launched at 10pm last night to attend the scene.

# rescue - Thursday 12 August, 2021

Four people rescued after yacht gets into difficulty and sinks off Wexford coast
# Rescue
# Rescue

Four people rescued after yacht gets into difficulty and sinks off Wexford coast

Aug 12th 2021, 4:26 PM 26,888 Views 16 Comments

The incident happened 50 miles south of Kilmore Quay in the early hours of the morning.

# rescue - Sunday 1 August, 2021

Boat rescued after it got entangled in fishing gear off Wicklow coast
# RNLI
# RNLI

Boat rescued after it got entangled in fishing gear off Wicklow coast

Aug 1st 2021, 5:51 PM 24,278 Views 14 Comments

The boat and its two crew were brought to safety.

# rescue - Monday 5 July, 2021

Man rescued by helicopter after getting into difficulty surfing in Clare
# Coast Guard
# Coast Guard

Man rescued by helicopter after getting into difficulty surfing in Clare

Jul 5th 2021, 2:04 PM 17,973 Views 5 Comments

The man was taken to University Hospital Limerick.

# rescue - Tuesday 15 June, 2021

Two men airlifted to hospital after getting into difficulty near Howth cliff
# Howth
# Howth

Two men airlifted to hospital after getting into difficulty near Howth cliff

Jun 15th 2021, 7:33 PM 23,391 Views 7 Comments

The two men were airlifted by Rescue 116 from Lion’s Head after they got into trouble in the water.

# rescue - Monday 14 June, 2021

Three teenage boys winched off rocks after becoming stranded by rising tide
# Cork
# Cork

Three teenage boys winched off rocks after becoming stranded by rising tide

Jun 14th 2021, 10:19 AM 29,767 Views 2 Comments

One of the crew of the RNLI craft swam to shore to check on the boys and it was decided to winch them from the scene.

# rescue - Tuesday 8 June, 2021

Lifeboat rescues fishing crew from vessel suffering engine problems off coast of Cork
# Ballycotton
# Ballycotton

Lifeboat rescues fishing crew from vessel suffering engine problems off coast of Cork

Jun 8th 2021, 9:32 PM 11,276 Views 1 Comment

The Irish Coast Guard requested the launch of an RNLI lifeboat this morning.

# rescue - Saturday 5 June, 2021

Kinsale RNLI crew rescue man after spotting him in sea during routine training exercise
# Cork
# Cork

Kinsale RNLI crew rescue man after spotting him in sea during routine training exercise

Jun 5th 2021, 5:33 PM 28,542 Views 7 Comments

The Coast Guard’s R115 helicopter also attended and transported the man for further medical attention.

# rescue - Friday 4 June, 2021

Swimmer dies in hospital after rescue near Dalkey cliff
# Emergency Services
# Emergency Services

Swimmer dies in hospital after rescue near Dalkey cliff

Jun 4th 2021, 11:43 AM 57,283 Views 4 Comments

The man, who was in his 20s, passed away in Beaumont hospital.

# rescue - Monday 17 May, 2021

Lifeboat rescues fishing crew from sinking vessel off coast of Wexford
# Rescue
# Rescue

Lifeboat rescues fishing crew from sinking vessel off coast of Wexford

May 17th 2021, 7:32 PM 19,618 Views 7 Comments

The Irish Coast Guard requested the launch of the RNLI’s Arklow lifeboat at 9.18am on Friday.

# rescue - Friday 14 May, 2021

Four men rescued after fishing boat goes on fire off Old Head of Kinsale
# West Cork
# West Cork

Four men rescued after fishing boat goes on fire off Old Head of Kinsale

Updated May 14th 2021, 1:00 PM 20,830 Views 8 Comments

The RNLI said that the men were “well shocked” after the dramatic rescue this morning.

# rescue - Friday 23 April, 2021

Worries grow about Indonesian sub’s crew as oxygen dwindles
# Submarine
# Submarine

Worries grow about Indonesian sub’s crew as oxygen dwindles

Apr 23rd 2021, 7:06 AM 26,355 Views 11 Comments

The KRI Nanggala has less than a day’s worth of oxygen remaining for its 53 crew.

# rescue - Monday 12 April, 2021

Four people found dead in boat carrying 23 migrants near Canary Islands
# Rescue
# Rescue

Four people found dead in boat carrying 23 migrants near Canary Islands

Apr 12th 2021, 6:00 AM 18,215 Views 4 Comments

Ninteen migrants have been hospitalied on Tenerife.

# rescue - Friday 2 April, 2021

Man in his 20s dies after getting into difficulty in the sea in Howth
# Rescue
# Rescue

Man in his 20s dies after getting into difficulty in the sea in Howth

Apr 2nd 2021, 5:10 PM 79,813 Views 28 Comments

The man was taken from the water known locally as Hidden Beach, near Whitewater Brook.

# rescue - Wednesday 31 March, 2021

Exhausted swimmer rescued clinging to rocks near Dublin's Forty Foot
# RNLI
# RNLI

Exhausted swimmer rescued clinging to rocks near Dublin's Forty Foot

Mar 31st 2021, 3:35 PM 45,058 Views 28 Comments

People are being warned that sea temperatures remain low despite the sunny weather.

# rescue - Monday 22 March, 2021

Lifeboat crews rescue seven people in two separate incidents near Dun Laoghaire
# Dublin
# Dublin

Lifeboat crews rescue seven people in two separate incidents near Dun Laoghaire

Mar 22nd 2021, 7:27 AM 30,318 Views 23 Comments

Both incidents happened yesterday afternoon.

# rescue - Tuesday 16 March, 2021

Rescuers save two people out of truck dangling from bridge over 100ft deep gorge in Idaho
# Lucky Escape
# Lucky Escape

Rescuers save two people out of truck dangling from bridge over 100ft deep gorge in Idaho

Mar 16th 2021, 7:22 PM 32,581 Views 5 Comments

The only thing keeping the 2004 Ford pick-up from falling was a set of “safety chains” attached to a camper trailer.

# rescue - Friday 26 February, 2021

Dog rescued after falling 100 feet from cliff edge on Howth Head
# Woof Day
# Woof Day

Dog rescued after falling 100 feet from cliff edge on Howth Head

Feb 26th 2021, 7:20 PM 36,303 Views 33 Comments

The dog was reunited with its owners and taken to the vet for treatment.

Woman and 11-year-old daughter rescued after going overboard from ferry in Belfast harbour
# Belfast
# Belfast

Woman and 11-year-old daughter rescued after going overboard from ferry in Belfast harbour

Feb 26th 2021, 2:57 PM 32,102 Views 17 Comments

The incident happened as the Stena Horizon was approaching its berth in Belfast harbour.

# rescue - Thursday 25 February, 2021

Coast Guard and RNLI crew rescue person trapped in sea inlet for more than 90 minutes
# West Cork
# West Cork

Coast Guard and RNLI crew rescue person trapped in sea inlet for more than 90 minutes

Updated Feb 25th 2021, 9:32 PM 28,365 Views 15 Comments

The incident happened just off the slipway at Dunworley Beach near Butlerstown in west Cork.

# rescue - Thursday 11 February, 2021

Spanish fisherman brought ashore by RNLI after taking ill off Cork coast
# Cork
# Cork

Spanish fisherman brought ashore by RNLI after taking ill off Cork coast

Feb 11th 2021, 12:26 PM 14,349 Views 10 Comments

The man was transported to hospital in the early hours of yesterday morning.

# rescue - Saturday 30 January, 2021

Lifeboat rescues windsurfer blown out to sea off Cork coast
# RNLI
# RNLI

Lifeboat rescues windsurfer blown out to sea off Cork coast

Jan 30th 2021, 7:17 PM 31,867 Views 36 Comments

The windsurfer got into difficulty a kilometre from the shore near the Old Head of Kinsale.

# rescue - Saturday 23 January, 2021

Rescuers pick up hundreds of migrants near Libyan coast
# Rescue
# Rescue

Rescuers pick up hundreds of migrants near Libyan coast

Jan 23rd 2021, 5:37 PM 18,147 Views 132 Comments

More than 350 migrants have been rescued off the Libyan coast in two days.

# rescue - Saturday 21 November, 2020

Galway father and son save swimmer off Salthill in another sea rescue
# Galway
# Galway

Galway father and son save swimmer off Salthill in another sea rescue

Nov 21st 2020, 4:29 PM 73,256 Views 33 Comments

The two fishermen were given a mayoral award earlier this year for their rescue of two paddleboarders.

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