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# Rescue

Last month
June 2024
Donegal fishermen rescued after boat sinks near Rockall Bank
This year
Three men rescued from tiny island in Pacific Ocean after writing 'HELP' on beach using palm leaves
Pockets of air in girl's coat kept her afloat after she was swept out to sea during Storm Kathleen
Young girl rescued from sea at Dún Laoghaire
Five people rescued and taken to hospital after fishing boat runs aground on Aran Islands
Fisherman rescued from boat off Co Mayo coast after becoming seriously ill
Three fishermen rescued after boat gets into difficulties off Co Cork coast in early hours
Four people rescued after fishing boat gets into difficulty off coast of Donegal
British Coast Guard aircraft assisted Irish helicopter rescue of injured sailor off south coast
Two walkers rescued in 'treacherous' conditions from Errigal Mountain
Last year
'They’ve won the donkey lottery': Foals thrive in new home after rescue of abandoned mares
Four people rescued off the coast of Donegal after boat overturned and began to sink
All 41 workers trapped in collapsed tunnel in India for 17 days have been rescued
Rescuers trying to free 40 workers trapped under collapsed tunnel in India
Bruno Fernandes to the rescue in stoppage time as Man United labour to victory at Fulham
US explorer rescued after nine days trapped in a Turkish cave
Sailors rescued in Coral Sea after sharks attacked boat heading to Australia
Australia sends icebreaker to rescue sick Antarctic researcher
Search and rescue boat Ocean Viking saves 438 migrants in the Mediterranean
Body recovered after 14-year-old boy goes missing while swimming at Cork Harbour
44-foot yacht rescued after losing rudder on Celtic Sea
Athens district evacuated as Greek fire death toll hits 20
Swimmers rescued by RNLI near Dalkey Island
Man killed after falling from West Clare cliff while fishing
Three British tourists missing after boat fire in Egypt
Coast Guard rescues two children clinging to buoy off Malahide
All time
The Irish Coast Guard responded to almost 2,700 incidents this year
Rescuers search for 30 missing sailors after naval vessel sinks off Thailand coast
Several people thought to be in critical condition after falling through ice into lake in UK
Dog rescued after falling from cliff near Doolin in Co Clare
Dozens of crew in danger as ship sinks in storm off Hong Kong
Cork RNLI crew assists US sailors who ran into bad weather during Atlantic crossing
RNLI crew assists sailor in difficulty after failure of boat engine
Man trapped in storm drain ‘the width of a pizza’ rescued after two days
Howth RNLI rescues six kayakers in north Dublin waters
Men who rescued Irish medical student describe relief after reaching Ukraine border
Irish medical student travelling across Ukraine after being picked up by Scottish rescuers
Boy trapped three days down Afghan well dies after rescue
Pregnant nurse among seven dead in Sicily building collapse
Seriously ill crew member airlifted from Spanish fishing vessel off Irish coast