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Tuesday 28 November 2023 Dublin: 5°C

# Stranded

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Rescue efforts underway as 230 whales beached in Tasmania
The pod appears to be pilot whales and at least half are presumed to still be alive.
'Left high and dry': Wheelchair users hit out at damage caused while flying
‘What’s not understood by airlines and baggage handlers is that the wheelchair is basically somebody’s legs.’
Brazilian footballers in Ukraine plead for help to leave
‘There’s no way for us to get out,’ said Shakhtar defender Marlon in a video of 20 people – including the players’ families – taking refuge in a hotel room.
All time
Snowstorm in Denmark strands customers overnight in Ikea
The store manager said they spent the evening watching television and eating.
Motorists rescued from stranded vehicles after burst water main on London road
London Fire Brigade sent four fire engines to the scene shortly after 3.30pm.
A beaked whale has been spotted trapped in Wicklow harbour
The Irish Whale and Dolphin Group said it is unlikely the whale will survive.
'We're just so grateful': 100 Irish citizens land back in Dublin after repatriation flight from Peru
Breandán from Co Cork said that it was a “surreal” experience having a Peruvian escort to the airport to catch the flight home.
Peru gives go-ahead for Irish citizens stranded in Peru to be flown home
Tánaiste Simon Coveney and Peruvian Foreign Minister
'This eclipses the shutdowns following 9/11': The battle to get 2,000 Irish citizens home
The majority of stranded Irish citizens are in Australia or New Zealand, the Department of Foreign Affairs said.
Simon Coveney reassures Irish citizens stuck in Peru amid reports that 'all airports to close tonight'
It was hoped that a flight would be organised to get Irish people out of Peru before the lockdown escalates further.
Breakthrough as Ireland agrees to help with relocation of people stranded on migrant rescue ship
356 migrants have been stranded aboard the Ocean Viking boat in the Mediterranean.
10,000 tourists stranded as tropical storm wreaks havoc in Thailand
It’s the first tropical storm in decades to strike during the peak holiday season.
16,000 travellers stranded after massive volcanic eruption in Bali
Mount Agung last erupted in November. Bali’s economy has taken a pounding over the chaos caused by the volcano.
Passengers left stranded at Stansted Airport over lightning strikes
Flights to Dublin are among those affected.
Passengers left stranded at Lanzarote airport for 40 hours after Aer Lingus flight redirects at last minute
The inbound flight was forced to divert due to high winds, and then could not continue as flight staff would have been over their working hours limit.
13,000 tourists trapped in Swiss ski resort after heavy snowfall
The avalanche risk in Zermatt is at its highest level.
Skier killed by avalanche in French Alps
Over 4,000 travellers have been stranded due to the heavy snow.
Chaos on the continent as heavy snow and freezing conditions leave thousands stranded
Airports, schools and roads were closed as Europe was hit hard by the adverse weather.
Leinster's Nacewa and Gibson-Park denied entry to South Africa due to visa issues
The players may be boarding a flight back to Dublin this evening should they fail in having their denied entry overturned.
Request for navy to be drafted in to settle Inis Mór ferry dispute
The ferry service is “an essential link to the mainland and is used by people travelling to work and school among other reasons”.
Up to 100,000 landslides in New Zealand as rescuers airlift stranded tourists
It is estimated the earthquake repair bill will reach billions of dollars.
Residents of Inis Mór will be left without a ferry service from next month
Residents had originally been told the service would cease operation in January.
Man found alive after 8 days at sea while his mother remains missing
Nathan Carman (22) of Vermont, spent seven days in a four-person, inflatable life raft after his 31-foot aluminium fishing boat sank.
Hundreds of Irish passengers hit by flight cancellations as French strike continues
Fifteen Ryanair flights into and out of Dublin have been cancelled due to the action.
Four huge sperm whales have washed up dead on an English beach
The dead whales are believed to come from a pod of six. Similar deaths have been reported over the last week.
David Cameron to call Putin to explain his fears that plane was bombed
Thousands have been stranded after flights to and from Sharm el Sheikh were cancelled over bomb fears
Climber stranded on 50m cliff saved in Howth
The man became stranded when trying to find a way off of the beach.
Passengers told to listen for 'walking on roof' as migrants cause Channel Tunnel chaos
“Intruders” were reported on the tracks a Eurostar official said.
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.
Chris Brown: 'Please, please, let us leave, please!'
He used a back flip to argue his case.
Couple stranded in Thailand with daughter as surrogate claims she didn't know they were gay
The couple are now facing a lengthy court battle.
Inmates in Mountjoy formed pyramid in yard to help prisoner reach drugs
The inmate consumed the drugs while he was up there and was unable to get back down.
137 stranded on mountain top after earthquake
There are reports of one death on the mountain.
Is your bus route going to be cut? Almost 100 services are getting the chop
Bus Éireann is also reviewing some of its Expressway services.
An orca washed up on a Waterford beach yesterday
It is the first since 2010.
Here's What Happened Today: Sunday
Everybody’s talking about the Poolbeg incinerator, asylum applications, and a rescued cow.
Galway gardaí saved a stranded seal last night
Gardai got the seal to a local vet who cared for him overnight.
Concert-goers walk hours home after Marlay Park gig (or get lift from pizza delivery man)
Some had to walk along the M50 in order to try and get home.
Ryanair flights cancelled to and from Rome due to strike action
Ryanair says that affected customers can transfer onto alternative flights by contacting Ryanair’s reservation centres.