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# 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.

# rescue - Tuesday 24 May, 2016

Man rescued off Cork coast after falling overboard from US ship

The US Coast Guard vessel USCGC Eagle was operating in Irish waters this morning.

# rescue - Monday 23 May, 2016

Cork parents praise 'heroic' woman who jumped into river and saved three-year-old boy

Alan and Adriana Watters have set up a fundraising page to thank the mother-of-13 who rescued their son.

# rescue - Saturday 21 May, 2016

Passengers jump from hot air balloon onto boats in dramatic Melbourne rescue Out Of Fuel This post contains videos

Passengers jump from hot air balloon onto boats in dramatic Melbourne rescue

Nine people were rescued in unusual circumstances as their balloon ran out of fuel this morning.

# rescue - Thursday 12 May, 2016

Four swimmers rescued after getting caught in rip current off Dublin coast

A RNLI volunteer entered the water to rescue the casualties over risk of hypothermia.

# rescue - Friday 6 May, 2016

Second car discovered during River Lee search

The alarm was raised shortly before 6am this morning.

# rescue - Sunday 24 April, 2016

49 starving monkeys rescued from South African garden centre

The monkeys had been kept in cages for the entertainment of people coming to buy plants at the centre.

# rescue - Wednesday 20 April, 2016

Watch: Britain's biggest royal fans count down to the Queen's birthday

“I’ll just say a few words as I give her flowers and a card.”

# rescue - Monday 11 April, 2016

Dramatic video shows three fishermen rescued from sinking trawler in Cork

The fishermen had to swim to the RNLI lifeboat where they were pulled to safety.

# rescue - Sunday 10 April, 2016

Men rescued from burning boat after explosion

The incident happened just out from the village of Oranmore shortly after 1pm yesterday.

# rescue - Tuesday 5 April, 2016

Teenager 'slipping in and out of consciousness' rescued from mountain

The student was part of a group hiking in the Mourne mountains.

# rescue - Sunday 3 April, 2016

From The Daily Edge This rescue dog adopted two ducklings and they're now internet darlings Life Of Pikelet

# rescue - Monday 28 March, 2016

Fishermen rescued off Arklow coastline

The distress call came in shortly before 8am this morning.

# rescue - Sunday 20 March, 2016

# rescue - Tuesday 23 February, 2016

Troops rescue 16-year-old Swedish girl from Islamic State

A statement from the regional government said that the girl had been “misled” by an Isis member in Sweden.

# rescue - Sunday 14 February, 2016

Ponies rescued after becoming stranded on Waterford cliff

The ponies have now been moved to a more secure field.

# rescue - Tuesday 9 February, 2016

Gardaí rescue swans confused by Storm Imogen

The wet weather confused the swans making them land on wet roads instead of rivers.