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#Rescue

# rescue - Saturday 15 February, 2020

Kayaker spends almost two hours trapped in deep gorge after getting into difficulty

Five other kayakers managed to escape the incident.

# rescue - Thursday 13 February, 2020

Gardaí in Galway commended after helping to rescue man who fell in canal

Gardaí said the weather conditions at the time were hazardous and the three members involved in the rescue acted quickly to get the man out of the water.

# rescue - Wednesday 29 January, 2020

At least seven dead in landslides and floods in Indonesia

More than 2,000 people have been forced to leave their flooded homes.

# rescue - Monday 13 January, 2020

Snowy SOS signal saves Alaskan man after cabin burns down

The man lives in one of the remotest parts if Alaska.

Woman who fell 30 feet off cliff path in Sutton airlifted to hospital with serious injuries

The Coast Guard rescued the woman, who is aged in her 50s, yesterday.

# rescue - Tuesday 7 January, 2020

'Heartbreaking': Eight dogs rescued from 'appalling' living conditions in Cork

The dogs had to be sedated before they could be treated or groomed.

# rescue - Monday 6 January, 2020

Australia to pay ‘whatever it takes’ to deal with wildfires

At least 25 people have been killed and 2,000 homes destroyed by the blazes.

# rescue - Friday 3 January, 2020

Seals usually found in the Arctic Ocean spotted in Cork and Kerry waters

They would be sighted regularly off the coast of Greenland.

# rescue - Wednesday 1 January, 2020

Injured hiker rescued from mountain in the Burren

The man was airlifted to hospital.

# rescue - Saturday 28 December, 2019

Two kayakers rescued from Lough Derg after getting into difficultly

One person was taken to hospital.

# rescue - Tuesday 24 December, 2019

Supplier in contract row with Coast Guard threatens to hold equipment at 'secure location' until paid

The company said it has been accused by the Coast Guard of overcharging on a contract – an accusation it rejects.

# rescue - Monday 16 December, 2019

RNLI battles 50 foot sea swells to rescue fishermen who sent mayday distress call

The RNLI has released footae of the rescue.

# rescue - Friday 13 December, 2019

New Zealand experts recover six bodies from toxic island after volcano eruption

Volcanic gases are still venting from the crater, and scientists have said another eruption is possible.

# 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.

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