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#Rescue

# rescue - Tuesday 26 November, 2019

Lewis the koala dies from burn injuries after being rescued from Australian bushfire last week

Last week, a video went viral of a woman who walked into a bushfire to save the koala.

# rescue - Sunday 13 October, 2019

Woman seriously injured in Clare cliff jumping accident airlifted to hospital

She’s understood to have jumped around 10 metres when she got into difficulty.

# rescue - Friday 27 September, 2019

Woman (20s) dies after being rescued from river in multi-agency operation

Rescue personnel quickly located the woman in bushes on an island in the River Fergus.

# rescue - Monday 22 July, 2019

Child (5) hospitalised after being swept out to sea on inflatable lilo

Emergency services were alerted to the incident at Dublin’s Portmarnock Beach at 2.20pm.

# rescue - Sunday 14 July, 2019

Major rescue operation launched last night after two swimmers get into difficulty off Kerry coast

Units from the Coast Guard and RNLI joined in the operation as the pair safely reached the shore.

# rescue - Thursday 11 July, 2019

Surfers battle to refloat stranded dolphin on Clare beach

The mammal was later found dead in a nearby river.

# rescue - Saturday 22 June, 2019

Kite surfer rescued off west coast of Cork by RNLI

Weather conditions at the time were windy at the popular kite surfing spot.

# rescue - Monday 1 April, 2019

Decision to end migrant rescue operation labelled 'outrageous abdication of responsibilities'

The EU is winding down Operation Sophia amid pressure from Italy and other countries.

# rescue - Saturday 9 February, 2019

Woman airlifted to hospital after falling at Cliffs of Moher

The woman, a tourist aged in her 50s, was in an area inaccessible by land vehicles.

# rescue - Sunday 27 January, 2019

RNLI crew rescue paddle boarder who got into difficulty in Bray

The weather conditions were not good with strong gale force winds.

# rescue - Sunday 30 December, 2018

Coast Guard saved over 400 lives this year

Around 1,000 volunteers help operate the service.

# rescue - Sunday 23 December, 2018

Bull rescued by RNLI after falling down steep cliff in Galway

Despite near dark conditions, the lifeboat was able to bring the bull ashore.

# rescue - Wednesday 5 December, 2018

Puppies found among discarded rubbish rescued after passerby heard their cries

The two puppies, Shannon and Saoirse, are recuperating in the ISPCA’s care.

# rescue - Tuesday 27 November, 2018

Walker rescued from rocks amid stormy conditions on Great South Wall

The alarm was raised by a member of the public as the tide started to rise.

# rescue - Tuesday 6 November, 2018

'The most important is saving lives': Up to eight feared dead in Marseille building collapse

Rescue workers have found a pocket of air leading to hopes some may have survived.

# rescue - Monday 5 November, 2018

'He was so lucky': New Zealand fisherman rescues 18-month-old toddler from ocean

The baby had pulled the zip of the parents’ tent open while they were sleeping and walked down to the beach.

# rescue - Monday 10 September, 2018

Dolphin found dead in River Lee hours after being rescued by firefighters

Officers were called out to rescue the mammal last night.

# rescue - Tuesday 14 August, 2018

Family of five rescued after yacht runs aground in Skerries

The group on the boat, who are believed to be French nationals, sent out a mayday alert shortly before 5am.

# rescue - Wednesday 8 August, 2018

ISPCA rescues 86 dogs and puppies from illegal dog breeder

Over 100 dogs and puppies were rescued by the ISPCA over a three day period.

# rescue - Friday 3 August, 2018

'Lucky to be alive': Climber rescued after week trapped on New Zealand mountain

Terry Harch, a 29-year-old Australian soldier, was spotted waving his arm in the snow on Mount Aspiring.

# rescue - Monday 16 July, 2018

Caver who helped in Thai rescue threatens lawsuit against Elon Musk

Musk launched the extraordinary tirade against Vernon Unsworth without providing any justification.

# rescue - Friday 13 July, 2018

'I'm very happy the boys are safe': Irish based diver who helped Thai cave rescue speaks about ordeal

Jim Warny’s nine-year old son said he never had any doubt that his Dad would come home safe.

# rescue - Tuesday 10 July, 2018

Cave diver from Clare flew out to be part of Thai rescue mission that saved 12 boys and their coach

Jim Warny, an active cave diver and member of the Irish Cave Rescue Organisation (ICRO), flew to Thailand on Friday.

# rescue - Monday 9 July, 2018

Eight down, five to go as rescue efforts to resume tomorrow in Thai cave

Yesterday, four members of the Wild Boars team were successfully brought out from the cave.

'Primal fears come out': The conditions inside the Thai cave and how the rescuers are getting the boys out

Brían MacCoitir of the Irish Cave Rescue Organisation says the rescue mission is one of the most complex he has ever seen.

Coast Guard rescues two swimmers who got into difficulty on Dublin beaches

The swimmers got into difficulty on Burrow Beach and Claremont Beach in Howth.

# rescue - Sunday 8 July, 2018

Four members of boys soccer team rescued from Thai cave they've been trapped in for 15 days Thailand This post contains videos

Four members of boys soccer team rescued from Thai cave they've been trapped in for 15 days

Rescuers officially began the hazardous operation to rescue the 12 trapped boys and their soccer coach this morning.

# rescue - Monday 2 July, 2018

Divers with extra supplies make progress in search for 12 missing boys in Thai cave

The boys and their 25-year-old coach entered Tham Luang Nang Non cave in Chiang Rai province on 23 June.

# rescue - Sunday 1 July, 2018

Easing of bad weather opens crucial window in search for missing football team in cave

“We will not stop until we find them,” the Thai navy seal commander said.

# rescue - Wednesday 27 June, 2018

Rescuers battle heavy rain as search continues for 12 children trapped in cave in Thailand

The youngsters, aged 11 to 16, and their coach have been stuck since Saturday.

Heavy rain hampering rescue efforts for missing Thai football team trapped in cave

Hundreds of rescuers worked overnight to pump water out of the cave.

# rescue - Saturday 23 June, 2018

Yacht of lone skipper on round-the-world sailing trip rescued by RNLI in West Cork

The 31 ft yacht was on its voyage from The Azores when it developed mechanical difficulties and sought help.

# rescue - Tuesday 19 June, 2018

Dozens still missing after ferry capsized at Indonesia's Lake Toba

The wooden vessel sank yesterday afternoon with an estimated 80 people aboard.

# rescue - Friday 1 June, 2018

Residents rescued from fire after gardaí break downstairs window

Traffic diversions were implemented as a result of the incident.

# rescue - Wednesday 23 May, 2018

Coast Guard called after members of the public get stranded on rocks near Howth

The Coast Guard commended the group for getting in contact.

# 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.

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