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# rescue - Wednesday 22 February, 2017

Coast Guard operation underway after man falls ill on fishing boat

The rescue services are heading to the scene.

# rescue - Sunday 19 February, 2017

Four units attend as Dublin Fire Brigade battles blaze in north inner city

Dublin Fire Brigade also managed to save two family members as it fought a blaze in Donaghmede early this morning.

# rescue - Thursday 9 February, 2017

Man rescued from sinking yacht off Co Cork coast

The alarm was raised this afternoon at 4.20pm.

# rescue - Monday 23 January, 2017

Three white sheepdog puppies found in Italian avalanche boost hope for survivors

More than two days have passed since anyone has been pulled out alive from the hotel.

# rescue - Tuesday 17 January, 2017

Australian family rescued from Japanese mountain after sending social media SOS

The group reportedly dug a hole in the snow to keep warm.

# rescue - Tuesday 27 December, 2016

Man rescued after falling down cliff at golf club

The man was airlifted to hospital.

# rescue - Saturday 17 December, 2016

# rescue - Friday 9 December, 2016

Man found alive two weeks after helicopter crash in remote jungle

Yohanes Syahputra hadn’t eaten in days and had wounds on his hands, waist and legs when he was found.

# rescue - Monday 5 December, 2016

Irish navy recovers three bodies during Mediterranean rescue operation

Around 269 migrants were rescued from two rubber vessels around 30 miles north of Libyan capital, Tripoli.

# rescue - Saturday 3 December, 2016

Photos show Irish forces saving 140 lives in the Mediterranean

LÉ Samuel Beckett is currently awaiting furthers tasks in the area of operations.

# rescue - Thursday 3 November, 2016

"Hero" gardaí rescue child from sixth floor apartment as witness Senator calls for their pay to be hiked

The ladder rescue happened on the Dock Road, Limerick, this morning.

# rescue - Tuesday 1 November, 2016

'She was more than my wife, she was my best friend': Husband pays tribute to volunteer wife

Bernard Lucas paid tribute to coastguard wife, Caitríona, who died during an operation off the coast of Clare.

These five real-life rescue stories will make you believe in miracles

Spoiler alert – they’re all OK in the end.

# rescue - Monday 24 October, 2016

Jet skier rescued after riding out to island and getting stuck

Their craft sank during the incident yesterday.

# rescue - Thursday 13 October, 2016

8-week-old puppies seized being exported to Scotland

The dogs were not microchipped and didn’t have pet passports, which are required to travel to the UK.

# rescue - Tuesday 11 October, 2016

Sailing sloop with two on board rescued off Old Head of Kinsale

Met Éireann has issued a status yellow weather warning for small crafts from Roche’s Point to Loop Head to Erris Head.

# rescue - Sunday 9 October, 2016

Half a century ago Colin saved a girl from drowning; today he wants to find out what happened to her

Colin Wilde has always wondered what happened to the girl whose life he saved 50 years ago.

# rescue - Tuesday 4 October, 2016

Irish navy rescues 220 people from the Mediterranean

They were taken aboard the LÉ Samuel Beckett, where they received food, water and medical treatment where required.

# rescue - Thursday 15 September, 2016

Caitríona Lucas, tragically killed in coast guard rescue, remembered as an exceptional person RIP

# rescue - Tuesday 13 September, 2016

'Caitríona was up there with the best of them': Shock at sadness at death of Coast Guard volunteer

The mother-of-two was pronounced dead shortly after being airlifted from the water.

# rescue - Thursday 8 September, 2016

Man dies after being pulled from water off Galway coast yesterday evening

He was pronounced dead around an hour after arriving at University Hospital Galway.

# rescue - Saturday 27 August, 2016

Man injured after footbridge collapse over UK motorway

Police said it is believed a lorry collided with the pedestrian bridge.

# rescue - Monday 8 August, 2016

34 'gravely ill' cats discovered in Co Cork

Some of the cats and kittens had to be humanely euthanised on veterinary advice.

15 people had to be rescued in multiple incidents at sea yesterday

Three separate marine rescues were carried out yesterday.

# rescue - Saturday 6 August, 2016

Climbers rescued after getting lost on Mayo mountain

Neither suffered any injuries.

Two dolphins die after becoming stranded off the coast of Mayo

Rescuers were able to save three of the animals and return them to the sea.

# rescue - Friday 5 August, 2016

Girl rescued off the Cork coast after her inflatable dinghy floats out to sea

An off-shore breeze pulled the inflatable dinghy out from Ardnahinch beach.

# rescue - Friday 29 July, 2016

Divers find 340-year-old brie off the coast of Sweden that 'smells of life'

The cheese was discovered in a watertight pot.

# rescue - Friday 22 July, 2016

Man fined €4,000 for illegally smuggling 88 puppies through Dublin Port

It is the first conviction of its kind under new legislation.

# rescue - Sunday 17 July, 2016

Man taken to hospital after falling from cliff in Howth

The incident occurred yesterday afternoon.

# rescue - Saturday 9 July, 2016

Man hospitalised after collapsing during Dublin half marathon

The man, in his 30s, underwent immediate CPR and was shocked using a defibrillator.

# rescue - Tuesday 5 July, 2016

Two men rescued after fishing vessel sinks off West Cork island

The operation was concluded successfully this evening.

# rescue - Monday 4 July, 2016

Dog owners surrendering pets to pounds to avoid paying for holiday kennels

The number of unwanted animals put down last year fell 10% but animal charities say problems remain.

# rescue - Sunday 3 July, 2016

Boy (13) flown to hospital after falling into sinkhole

The boy is not believed to have suffered any serious injuries.

# rescue - Thursday 23 June, 2016

Body of young man recovered from blowhole in Belmullet

The tragic incident was reported at 12.30pm today.

Two research workers brought to hospital in rare Antarctic rescue mission

It was only the third time that an emergency rescue operation has been launched in the middle of winter.

# rescue - Wednesday 15 June, 2016

The body of the 2-year-old boy dragged underwater by an alligator has been found

The family were on holiday when the incident happened.

# rescue - Sunday 12 June, 2016

From The Daily Edge These friends formed a human chain to save a dog from drowning in a reservoir Never Break The Chain

# rescue - Thursday 9 June, 2016

Two fishermen rescued after their boat sinks off the Cork coast

The rescue happened about 10 miles of Dursey Island.

# rescue - Tuesday 31 May, 2016

Abandoned horse left with maggot infection after headcollar embedded on its head

It took four attempts with a team of volunteers, a vet and the operations manager at Dublin Zoo before the animal could be caught.

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