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# rescue - Friday 5 February, 2016

Man airlifted from Russian ship off Cork coast after "sustaining burns" in engine room

The rescue happened today at about 5.45pm.

Man dies after boat taken from boat club capsizes on River Shannon

The incident happened yesterday morning.

# rescue - Thursday 4 February, 2016

Helicopter needed for rescue of four men after boat capsizes

This happened at around 4.30am this morning.

# rescue - Saturday 2 January, 2016

Coast Guard made to wait 25 minutes for ambulance, gave up and transported patient to hospital in jeep

The Coast Guard helicopter had rescued a man in his 70s, suffering from “severe hypothermia”, from a beach in north Dublin.

Video: Horse rescued after falling into river and being swept downstream

The horse was being swept downstream into Lough Derg.

Man in hospital following Limerick house fire

He was taken to University Hospital Limerick where his condition is not yet known.

# rescue - Friday 1 January, 2016

Teen saved from River Shannon after heavy flooding

The incident happened on a section of the river below the Parteen Weir hydro dam.

Man suffers severe injuries after falling off a bridge in Dublin

He was rescued by members of the Dublin Fire Brigade.

# rescue - Thursday 31 December, 2015

10 adults and two children rescued from bus caught in severe floodwater in Scotland

Emergency services were called to the scene yesterday afternoon.

# rescue - Tuesday 29 December, 2015

Baby orangutan found in urine soaked box now attending 'pre-school'

Gito the orangutan looked “almost mummified in his cardboard coffin” when he was found.

# rescue - Sunday 27 December, 2015

Irish ships in the Mediterranean rescued almost 9,000 migrants in 2015

Both Ireland’s maritime Defence Forces and its Coast Guard have had a year to remember.

# rescue - Wednesday 23 December, 2015

Three men (and a dog) rescued from stormy waters by helicopter

Their boat became stuck on a sandbank off Rosslare, as Storm Eva swept in.

# rescue - Tuesday 22 December, 2015

Lifeboat crew rescues boat that lost power in gale force winds

The three people on board the boat had been carrying out work in the area.

# rescue - Thursday 17 December, 2015

ISPCA issues warning not to buy pets as surprise Christmas gift

The warning comes as the charity rescues two Red Setters from dangerous conditions.

# rescue - Wednesday 9 December, 2015

'Unresponsive' young boy evacuated from Cape Clear this morning

The Baltimore RNLI lifeboat crew were launched within minutes of the alert.

# rescue - Tuesday 8 December, 2015

Investigation after teenage girl rescued from water at Hook Head was dropped back into the sea

The girl remains in a critical condition in hospital.

# rescue - Sunday 6 December, 2015

Animal charity rescues very grateful donkey from floodwater in Kerry

The charity’s founder had issued a plea for help earlier today so she could reach the stranded animal.

# rescue - Monday 30 November, 2015

The stories behind the people who search for bodies: 'We started after a young boy died when he slipped into the water'

“People are only out there because they want to be out there, there’s great camaraderie and we keep each other going in a search.”

# rescue - Wednesday 28 October, 2015

17 dogs, including 10 puppies, rescued from cramped cages at Rosslare Harbour

A female German Shepherd who was in pup gave birth hours after being rescued.

Remember these hugging dogs? They finally have a new home

The two pups were saved from being put down in July, but still needed a forever home.

# rescue - Tuesday 20 October, 2015

Coast guard rescues man having a possible stroke

The man was taken to hospital in just four minutes.

# rescue - Monday 19 October, 2015

Person taken to hospital after Dublin house fire

Four units of the fire brigade and an ambulance attended the scene.

# rescue - Saturday 26 September, 2015

Two people rescued from River Liffey

One was taken to hospital, but the other refused to go.

# rescue - Sunday 13 September, 2015

This Irish film inspired by the Josef Fritzl case is getting rave reviews

It was written by Irish author Emma Donoghue.

# rescue - Saturday 29 August, 2015

Two bridge workers die after cage falls into River Shannon in Limerick

Three men were working on Thomond Bridge at the time.

# rescue - Monday 24 August, 2015

Five-year-old boy and two adults hospitalised after fire at Dublin apartments

Sixteen people had to spend last night in a hotel as their apartments are now uninhabitable.

# rescue - Monday 17 August, 2015

Search for missing fisherman swept off Kerry rocks to resume today

The Chinese man was on fishing from some rocks when a rogue wave swept him out to sea.

Crashed Indonesian plane was carrying hundreds of thousands in cash

Search teams are racing to reach the site of what is believed to be debris from the plane.

# rescue - Friday 14 August, 2015

# rescue - Friday 7 August, 2015

From The Daily Edge This adorable picture of an orphaned kangaroo and his teddy is going viral CUDDLES

This adorable picture of an orphaned kangaroo and his teddy is going viral

His name is Doodlebug. DOODLEBUG!

# rescue - Thursday 6 August, 2015

Three whales washed up on a Kerry beach and one may not survive

Two were safely re-floated, but a third looks unlikely to survive, the Irish Whale and Dolphin Group says.

# rescue - Wednesday 5 August, 2015

Woman rescued from rocks on Co Clare coast

She was taken by ambulance to University Hospital Limerick.

# rescue - Monday 3 August, 2015

Lucky escape for paraglider who crashed on Waterford mountain

The man crashed near the summit of Seefin Mountain, and was airlifted down by the Rescue 117 crew.

# rescue - Saturday 1 August, 2015

German teenager in serious condition after falling from cliff in Clare

He suffered a number of injuries.

# rescue - Sunday 26 July, 2015

Man rescued after being pulled from upside-down car in canal

The road has been closed to facilitate a forensic examination.

# rescue - Friday 24 July, 2015

Irish sailors have saved 358 migrants drifting in a wooden barge

The LÉ Niamh is patrolling the Mediterranean.

# rescue - Thursday 23 July, 2015

A giant killer whale has been rescued after beaching itself

The Orca had become snagged on rocks as low tide set in in Hartley, Canada.

# rescue - Wednesday 22 July, 2015

Hugging photo saves dogs from being put down

There’s just something in our eye.

Body recovered from sea off Clare coast

The man was seen going into the water from the cliffs on Monday evening.

# rescue - Friday 17 July, 2015

Man in his 40s rescued from the River Liffey

The incident occurred this afternoon.