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# rescue - Tuesday 7 July, 2015

'When I heard that they were gone... what can you say - I still can't believe it'

His father and girlfriend died in the tragedy.

# rescue - Thursday 2 July, 2015

Search resumes for missing man whose dad and girlfriend drowned in Cork

The bodies of Barry Ryan and Niamh O’Connor were recovered on Tuesday.

# rescue - Tuesday 30 June, 2015

Two dead after drowning in Cork, one person still missing

A search operation is still under way for the third person missing.

# rescue - Thursday 18 June, 2015

English woman rescued after her racing yacht became stranded off Cork

The woman was taking part in a race when she lost her steering and power in windy conditions.

# rescue - Wednesday 17 June, 2015

Total darkness didn't stop Galway rescuers reaching two men trapped on a mountain

The two men were tapped on the Twelve Bens Mountain Range last night.

# rescue - Tuesday 16 June, 2015

A man has died after falling overboard from a fishing boat in Donegal

The alarm was raised at around 3pm.

# rescue - Monday 15 June, 2015

LÉ Eithne to be recalled from Mediterranean in a month's time

Another Irish Naval vessel will be sent to replace the Éithne, once her mission comes to an end.

# rescue - Sunday 7 June, 2015

26 people have been rescued from the freezing River Foyle after their canoes capsized

A boating fundraiser for the YMCA went badly wrong.

# rescue - Saturday 6 June, 2015

Further 310 migrants rescued by Irish Naval ship this morning

The crew has now rescued 1,064 migrnats in the Mediterranean.

# rescue - Friday 29 May, 2015

Pictures: 500 migrants rescued - as LÉ Eithne carries out THREE operations in 24 hours

The third operation is still ongoing. The Defence Forces’ flagship came across a dingy with 100 migrants on board at 9.45am this morning.

# rescue - Thursday 28 May, 2015

Watch: 200 migrants rescued by Irish Naval ship LÉ Eithne off Libyan coast

The Defence Forces have released dramatic video of the rescue operation. The migrants were part of a flotilla of five makeshift inflatable vessels attempting to cross to Europe.

# rescue - Wednesday 27 May, 2015

14,559 dogs came into Irish pounds last year, here's what happened the ones in your county

2,896 dogs were put to sleep – a drop of 620 from 2013.

# rescue - Monday 25 May, 2015

Quick-thinking pier walker rescues woman in water using a dog leash

The incident took place in Dun Laoghaire earlier today.

# rescue - Saturday 23 May, 2015

Coast Guard helicopter called out - as woman suffers head injuries on Carrauntoohil

The woman is believed to have suffered serious injuries after slipping and hitting her head on a rock.

From The Daily Edge Police had to rescue a naked man who got himself stuck on a raised bridge Mind The Gap

# rescue - Wednesday 6 May, 2015

WATCH: Shocking video of people desperately trying to escape from deflating dinghy

The incident occurred in the Mediterranean.

# rescue - Friday 1 May, 2015

Baby pulled from rubble 24 hours after Nepal earthquake

Photos have emerged showing the infant being rescued by Nepalese military officers.

# rescue - Wednesday 29 April, 2015

Fisherman airlifted from trawler over 100 miles from Irish coast

The Coast Guard helicopter took the man to Cork University Hospital, where his condition is unknown.

Four Irish people have still not contacted home after Nepal earthquake

One Nepalese man was removed from the rubble after 82 hours. He said he survived by drinking his own urine.

300 rescued from Boko Haram, but none are the Chibok schoolgirls

200 abducted girls and 93 women was rescued after the Nigeria army attacked one of the group’s camps.

# rescue - Tuesday 28 April, 2015

Ten citizens on government’s list have still not contacted home after Nepal earthquake

Minister Charlie Flanagan said there have been no reports of any Irish fatalities

# rescue - Monday 27 April, 2015

Nepal quake death toll surges over 3,000

It’s the Himalayan nation’s deadliest disaster in more than 80 years.

# rescue - Monday 20 April, 2015

"To send them back is another way of killing them" Migrant Crisis This post contains videos

"To send them back is another way of killing them"

At least twenty people, including a child, are said to have died in one of the latest incidents.

Ireland WILL be taking in more refugees - but Charlie Flanagan's not saying how many

European ministers are holding crisis meetings today to respond to the latest Mediterranean migrant disasters.

# rescue - Saturday 18 April, 2015

It's 100 years since the 'biggest human tragedy' ever off the Irish coast

Cork will spend the next few weeks commemorating the Lusitania dead and celebrating the rescue effort.

# rescue - Thursday 9 April, 2015

Young child dies in fire on board tourist-packed Thailand ferry

No Irish citizens were thought to be on board.

# rescue - Tuesday 7 April, 2015

Pregnant woman airlifted to hospital after being spotted standing on upturned boat

A member of the public called 999 after seeing two people perched on the craft, far out to sea.

# rescue - Sunday 5 April, 2015

Two people rescued after fire engulfs kitchen

The two were treated for smoke inhalation.

Man saved after climbing down rocks and getting caught in water

Teams from the Coast Guard and RNLI were called.

# rescue - Friday 3 April, 2015

Seriously ill Antarctic worker transferred to hospital after two-week journey

An icebreaker transported the man back to Australia.

# rescue - Wednesday 25 March, 2015

Some data recovered - but as yet we don't have "the slightest explanation" for the crash

The plane, carrying 144 passengers, plunged for eight minutes before hitting the side of a mountain – with no survivors.

# rescue - Sunday 15 March, 2015

Surfer winched to safety from base of Cliffs of Moher

Several emergency crews responded to the incident.

# rescue - Sunday 1 March, 2015

Teenager dies after falling from horse into river

He was in the water for some time before being found, a source said.

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Morning… Here’s everything you need to know as we head into Sunday.

# rescue - Sunday 22 February, 2015

Three rescued from Westmeath house fire overnight

Gardaí don’t believe the fire was started in suspicious circumstances.

Student airlifted off Ben Wisken after falling on steep ground

The rescue began at 4pm yesterday.

# rescue - Monday 16 February, 2015

PHOTOS: Cork firefighters rescue horse stuck in river

The animal had been trapped for at least two days.

# rescue - Sunday 15 February, 2015

These rescuers helped find a family lost on Knockmealdowns mountains

So did the gardaí, Irish Coast Guard and Tramore Cliff and Mountain Rescue Team.

# rescue - Friday 13 February, 2015

Man arrested over hoax call about person jumping into Waterford river

Several units of emergency services were called to help in the search, including the Coast Guard helicopter.

# rescue - Wednesday 11 February, 2015

Shipwreck report: 'Desire for photo op meant Astrid tall ship was too close to the coast'

Human error has been blamed for the sinking of the ship in a new report.