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# river - Monday 4 November, 2019

Young woman airlifted to hospital after kayaking incident in Co Kerry

The alarm was raised at approximately 2.30pm Saturday afternoon.

# river - Friday 2 March, 2018

Risk of flooding as snow begins to melt and river levels could 'suddenly' rise

The warning was put out at the latest National Emergency Coordination Group meeting today.

# river - Monday 19 February, 2018

'It's been a nightmare': Parents of 5-year-old who drowned in Ballymena make plea for information

The parents of Kayden Fleck called him and his twin brother “the two musketeers”.

# river - Sunday 31 December, 2017

Six bodies recovered after Sydney seaplane crash

There are reports that four of the passengers were British nationals.

# river - Friday 20 May, 2016

Three-year-old child rescued by passerby after falling into River Lee

The accident occurred earlier today. The woman stayed with the child until emergency services arrived.

# river - Wednesday 4 May, 2016

Irish Water fined after polluting river in Cavan

The judge said the delay in rectifying the issue, and the serious level of pollution, merited a conviction.

# river - Thursday 24 March, 2016

Man dies after car crashes into river

The incident happened near Cloonfad in Roscommon early this morning.

# river - Wednesday 5 August, 2015

Sailors were warned about weather before Lough Ree drowning tragedy

Details of the report into the tragic accident have been released.

# river - Thursday 2 July, 2015

Have you seen this horse? She's heavily pregnant and was stolen last night

River, the mare in question who was only recently rescued, was taken during the night from a sanctuary near Ballynoe, Co Antrim.

# river - Thursday 11 June, 2015

Teenage boy dies after River Shannon swimming incident

The 14-year-old died overnight at Temple Street hospital in Dublin.

# river - Wednesday 8 April, 2015

Three children killed, driver rescued after car plunges into Australian lake

The driver of the car is under police guard in hospital.

# river - Saturday 4 April, 2015

Pictures: Kenmare locals rescue whale trapped two miles inland

Residents of the Co Kerry town – including the local vet – spent hours trying to get the stranded mammal back to open water.

# river - Wednesday 25 March, 2015

VIDEO: Bus swallowed by massive sinkhole, carried away on flooded river Must Watch This post contains videos

VIDEO: Bus swallowed by massive sinkhole, carried away on flooded river

The passengers were unharmed.

# river - Thursday 19 March, 2015

From The Daily Edge Two love rivals jumped in a river to see which one their boyfriend would save Love Hurts

Two love rivals jumped in a river to see which one their boyfriend would save

That’s one way of sorting it out. Not a good way, but one way.

# river - Saturday 7 March, 2015

Body of missing 22-year-old Donal Greene found in Cavan river

Gardaí are treating the young man’s death as a personal tragedy.

# river - Monday 16 February, 2015

PHOTOS: Cork firefighters rescue horse stuck in river

The animal had been trapped for at least two days.

# river - Sunday 25 January, 2015

Greece's far-left Syriza party race ahead in exit polls as government concedes defeat

Exit polls have placed support for the party at between 35.5% and 39.5%.

# river - Monday 1 December, 2014

Body found in search for missing Paul Davey (21)

Searches for the 21-year-old have been taking place for the last three weeks, with volunteers from across the region taking part.

# river - Sunday 23 November, 2014

Man rescued from Tolka after jumping in to save his dog

He is currently being treated in hospital.

# river - Friday 14 November, 2014

Rescuers mount daring mission to save horses from rising river

Teams took two two dinghies out on the river near Enniscorthy this evening to steer the animals back to dry land.

# river - Monday 10 November, 2014

Body of man recovered from Donegal river

Gardaí said the results of a post mortem – due to take place today – will determine the direction of the investigation.

# river - Tuesday 4 November, 2014

A virus found in lakes could be literally changing the way people think

A study found that people with the virus living in their throats processed visual information about 10% slower than people without the virus.

# river - Saturday 6 September, 2014

Man's body recovered from Boyne in centre of Drogheda

A member of public spotted the body in the water this morning, and alerted gardaí.

# river - Wednesday 27 August, 2014

Rescue in Waterford City for man in the river at Rice Bridge

The man was spotted entering the water shortly before 9am.

# river - Thursday 31 July, 2014

Work on Kilkenny bridge resumes - while protesters are nearby on river

Protesters are pictured in canoes near where construction appears to have resumed.

# river - Tuesday 20 May, 2014

"This is Armageddon": Thousands flee Balkans floods in Bosnia's worst exodus since war

Fears are growing of dislodged landmines causing injury and animal carcasses spreading disease.

# river - Monday 19 May, 2014

More flooding expected in the Balkans as rivers reach new peaks

Some 50,000 people have been evacuated in Bosnia and Serbia, with an additional 15,000 in Croatia.

# river - Friday 2 May, 2014

Emergency services called as car reportedly goes into River Lee

The car went into the river near Horgan’s Quay after 3.30pm.

# river - Friday 11 April, 2014

Column: The Dodder is one of Europe's best-preserved city rivers – with huge unexploited potential

Dublin’s Dodder river has a huge amount of unexploited potential, but that’s being overshadowed by pollution and fly-tipping, writes Victoria White.

# river - Tuesday 4 March, 2014

Dublin councillors vote for East Link toll to stay in place

The charge could have been lifted from the end of next year, when the bridge transfers back into the council’s ownership.

# river - Monday 24 February, 2014

This doesn't bode well for an already flooded Athlone...

River Shannon levels remain high today and there’s more rain on the way.

# river - Friday 7 February, 2014

Here’s what’s on the way tonight… And no end in sight, says Met Éireann

There’s a risk of flooding on practically all the country’s rivers this weekend. Forecasters say the bad weather will continue “as far ahead as we can see”.

# river - Wednesday 5 February, 2014

No end to the rain in sight, as flood warnings extended to "all rivers"

Authorities are warning anyone who lives near an inland waterway to be on alert. Met Éireann says it’s unable to forecast when we’ll see a break in the weather.

# river - Sunday 2 February, 2014

Body of 19-year-old recovered from Carlow river

The search began last night following reports that the man had fallen into a river.

# river - Tuesday 14 January, 2014

South Sudanese children perish in ferry accident after fleeing violence

There are reports of between 200 and 300 people on the overloaded ferry.

# river - Sunday 15 December, 2013

Wexford 'bridge watch' team responded to 20 incidents in past 12 months

Marine Watch was set up in December last year. It’s the first 12 month period since records began that there hasn’t been one suicide in Wexford Harbour.

# river - Friday 15 November, 2013

From The Daily Edge Russian man crashes into river but stays perfectly calm River Car

Russian man crashes into river but stays perfectly calm

When you’re in deep, you’re in deep.

# river - Monday 7 October, 2013

Police release footage of suspected Derry council office bomber

It is believed that one bomb was placed to lure police and army officers and the second, which had a time, was intended to hurt or kill those responding.

# river - Sunday 21 July, 2013

Poll: Do you follow water safety guidelines when swimming? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you follow water safety guidelines when swimming?

Over 140 drown every year and Irish Water Safety said if people exercised more caution these deaths could be prevented.

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