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#Sea Rescue

# sea-rescue - Wednesday 19 July, 2017

Ferry crew 'were not trained to rescue people who fell into sea on Aran Islands'
# Sea Rescue
# Sea Rescue

Ferry crew 'were not trained to rescue people who fell into sea on Aran Islands'

Jul 19th 2017, 6:31 PM 31,013 Views 28 Comments

A report from the Marine Casualty Investigation Board found that the two people would not have been rescued without the help of bystanders.

# sea-rescue - Sunday 10 July, 2016

Woman dies after being swept in to the sea in Co Clare
# Tragedy
# Tragedy

Woman dies after being swept in to the sea in Co Clare

Jul 10th 2016, 2:15 PM 41,250 Views 18 Comments

The tragedy happened this morning.

# sea-rescue - Thursday 21 April, 2016

Lone sailor saved by RNLI after getting stuck on sandbank
# Nice Work
# Nice Work

Lone sailor saved by RNLI after getting stuck on sandbank

Apr 21st 2016, 10:18 AM 12,160 Views 15 Comments

The man had been on a journey from Wales to Scotland when he ran off course.

# sea-rescue - Sunday 28 December, 2014

One body recovered as hundreds still trapped aboard burning ferry
# High Winds
# High Winds

One body recovered as hundreds still trapped aboard burning ferry

Dec 28th 2014, 8:20 PM 64,576 Views 49 Comments

Rescuers have so far only managed to get 161 of the 478 people on the stricken “Norman Atlantic” to safety.

# sea-rescue - Sunday 15 September, 2013

Search continues for man who fell into the sea in Antrim
# Sea Rescue
# Sea Rescue

Search continues for man who fell into the sea in Antrim

Sep 15th 2013, 11:07 AM 4,606 Views 3 Comments

The search for the man is resuming this morning.

# sea-rescue - Tuesday 11 June, 2013

Two fishermen rescued off Sherkin Island after engine failure
# Sea Rescue
# Sea Rescue

Two fishermen rescued off Sherkin Island after engine failure

Jun 11th 2013, 9:33 PM 9,533 Views 7 Comments

The vessel was rescued by the RNLI Baltimore lifeboats after its engine failed when departing Sherkin Island, allowing the boat to drift towards rocks.

# sea-rescue - Wednesday 29 May, 2013

Three men airlifted to hospital after dinghy capsizes off Cork
# Sea Rescue
# Sea Rescue

Three men airlifted to hospital after dinghy capsizes off Cork

May 29th 2013, 10:05 PM 9,121 Views 13 Comments

The men were rescued by a team from Baltimore RNLI after getting into difficulty trying to swim back to shore.

# sea-rescue - Saturday 27 October, 2012

Eleven rescued as fishing vessel grounded off Cork coast
# Sea Rescue
# Sea Rescue

Eleven rescued as fishing vessel grounded off Cork coast

Oct 27th 2012, 10:50 AM 6,579 Views 8 Comments

The trawler lies in a dramatic position at the entrance to Castletownbere harbour.

# sea-rescue - Thursday 14 June, 2012

# sea-rescue - Sunday 11 December, 2011

Three men rescued from sinking fishing boat
# Sea Rescue
# Sea Rescue

Three men rescued from sinking fishing boat

Dec 11th 2011, 4:45 PM 2,856 Views 1 Comment

The 40ft fishing vessel sank off Glandore, Co Cork, but its crew are now safe and well.

# sea-rescue - Sunday 23 October, 2011

Crosshaven RNLI called to rescue struggling kayakers
# Lifeboat
# Lifeboat

Crosshaven RNLI called to rescue struggling kayakers

Oct 23rd 2011, 6:36 PM 1,105 Views 21 Comments

Three officers from the RNLI service at Crosshaven, Co Cork are called to rescue struggling kayakers in poor conditions in Cork.

# sea-rescue - Thursday 6 October, 2011

Lifeboat called out for emergency rescue… of the planet Jupiter
# Oops
From The Daily Edge
# Oops

Lifeboat called out for emergency rescue… of the planet Jupiter

Oct 6th 2011, 9:42 AM 1,107 Views 4 Comments

A passer-by thought they saw a flare being launched by a struggling boat. They didn’t: they saw the sparks of Jupiter.

# sea-rescue - Monday 12 September, 2011

Father and son rescued after being swept away in dinghy
# Sea Rescue
# Sea Rescue

Father and son rescued after being swept away in dinghy

Sep 12th 2011, 8:22 AM 714 Views 5 Comments

The pair had got into difficulties near Youghal, Co Cork.

# sea-rescue - Tuesday 14 June, 2011

Three hospitalised after recreational rubber dinghy capsizes in Killiney Bay
# Rescue
# Rescue

Three hospitalised after recreational rubber dinghy capsizes in Killiney Bay

Jun 14th 2011, 5:57 PM 581 Views 2 Comments

The Coast Guard helicopter and two Dún Laoghaire RNLI lifeboats were involved in the dramatic rescue of four people earlier this afternoon.

# sea-rescue - Monday 9 May, 2011

Migrants left drifting in Mediterranean by Nato and European forces - report
# Migrants
# Migrants

Migrants left drifting in Mediterranean by Nato and European forces - report

May 9th 2011, 10:37 AM 551 Views 0 Comments

A report in the Guardian today claims that dozens of migrants who were escaping Libyan violence were were at sea for 16 days despite calling for help.

# sea-rescue - Sunday 8 May, 2011

Over 400 migrants fleeing Libyan unrest rescued off Italian coast
# Sea Rescue
# Sea Rescue

Over 400 migrants fleeing Libyan unrest rescued off Italian coast

May 8th 2011, 2:02 PM 433 Views 0 Comments

Panicked migrants began falling and jumping into the sea after their boat was pushed against rocks off a small Italian island.