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Sunday 3 December 2023 Dublin: 0°C

# rescue operation

This year
All eight people rescued from cable car dangling for hours over Pakistan ravine
Six children and two adults were using the cable car to cross a valley when a cable broke at a height of several hundred metres.
Inside the military and diplomatic mission to evacuate Irish citizens from Sudan
A report by
Niall O'Connor
Earlier this week The Journal spoke to two officers who devised and planned the Sudan ECAT in which more than 200 people were rescued.
Irish operation to rescue citizens 'built to fail' by Government inaction, opposition TD claims
A team of 12 Army Ranger Wing operators have been dispatched to Djibouti to rescue Irish citizens trapped in Sudan.
Last year
Skiers rescued unharmed after avalanche at Austrian resort
Austrian authorities have located 10 skiers after 200 rescuers, helicopters and dogs took part in search
Man rescued after becoming trapped in Mayo sea cave overnight
RNLI rescuers maintained contact with the man overnight.
All time
More than 20 people missing and 10 injured after landslide in Norway
Hundreds more have been evacuated from the area.
Search for survivors after India building collapse
The accident in the town of Mahad forced three disaster response teams to work through the night.
12 dead after migrant boat sinks off Greek coast
Six coastguard patrol boats and three helicopters were engaged in the continuing rescue effort.
Two kayakers rescued from Lough Derg after getting into difficultly
One person was taken to hospital.
Search for missing man near Clare coast expected to resume this morning
A search began from units of the Coast Guard at 8pm yesterday evening.
Thousands of sheep feared dead after ship capsizes off Romanian coast
Animal rights groups have criticised the sea transport of livestock.
Man (70s) dies after car he was driving enters sea in Galway
A major search was launched after the alarm was raised just after 8pm in Kinvara last night.
Japan searches for survivors as Typhoon Hagibis death toll hits 56
Hagibis crashed into the country on Saturday night.
Two people rescued from top of campervan after being cut off by rising tide in Kerry
The alarm was raised at around 4.45am to the incident at Carrig Island.
Man airlifted to hospital after collapsing while walking on Carlingford mountain
Emergency services were alerted to the incident at midday.
Cruise ship reaches Norway port after engine problems prompted evacuation
The ship sent an SOS message due to “engine problems in bad weather” yesterday.
More than a dozen people rescued after becoming trapped on SeaWorld ride in California
The attraction stopped working after a gust of wind tripped a circuit breaker on the ride.
Firefighters rescue cattle from slurry tank on Tyrone farm
Farm animals in distress can pose a serious risk to anyone trying to rescue them.
All 12 boys and their coach rescued from flooded Thai cave
The remaining boys were rescued today.
Irish naval vessel rescues over 180 refugees in the Mediterranean
The LÉ Eithne is now enroute to assist in another rescue operation.
Boy (14) airlifted to hospital after yachting incident off Cork coast
In a separate incident, a man in his 50s required the help of the coast guard after a serious kitesurfing incident.
Over 140 people feared buried after landslide swallows Chinese village
Huge boulders came down on homes when the side of a mountain collapsed.
Eating snow and singing: How people survived the Italian hotel avalanche
Rescuers are searching for 23 people still believed to be trapped in the hotel.
A man was rescued from the River Liffey in Dublin this morning
Firefighters and gardaí worked together to rescue the man.
Boy found dead in well after being trapped for four days
The six-year-old had been helping his father harvest vegetables when he fell.
Two bridge workers die after cage falls into River Shannon in Limerick
Three men were working on Thomond Bridge at the time.
Search resumes for missing Chinese fisherman swept off the rocks
The man was swept off Kerry Head yesterday afternoon.
"Dehydrated but alive": Irish Naval ship LÉ Eithne rescue migrants off the coast of Italy
To date, the Irish crew have rescued over 600 migrants since leaving Cork.
Missing teenager airlifted to hospital after being found in Co Clare woods
A multi-agency search was launched yesterday.
US journalist and South African teacher killed in Yemen during rescue operation
His sister made a plea for his safe return just this morning.
A puppy is stuck down a mine shaft in Cork
But three of its siblings were rescued earlier today.