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# rescue-operation - Tuesday 25 August, 2020

Search for survivors after India building collapse

The accident in the town of Mahad forced three disaster response teams to work through the night.

# rescue-operation - Saturday 11 January, 2020

12 dead after migrant boat sinks off Greek coast

Six coastguard patrol boats and three helicopters were engaged in the continuing rescue effort.

# rescue-operation - Saturday 28 December, 2019

Two kayakers rescued from Lough Derg after getting into difficultly

One person was taken to hospital.

# rescue-operation - Tuesday 3 December, 2019

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.

# rescue-operation - Monday 25 November, 2019

Thousands of sheep feared dead after ship capsizes off Romanian coast

Animal rights groups have criticised the sea transport of livestock.

# rescue-operation - Friday 1 November, 2019

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.

# rescue-operation - Monday 14 October, 2019

Japan searches for survivors as Typhoon Hagibis death toll hits 56

Hagibis crashed into the country on Saturday night.

# rescue-operation - Wednesday 31 July, 2019

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.

# rescue-operation - Saturday 20 April, 2019

Man airlifted to hospital after collapsing while walking on Carlingford mountain

Emergency services were alerted to the incident at midday.

# rescue-operation - Sunday 24 March, 2019

Cruise ship reaches Norway port after engine problems prompted evacuation

The ship sent an SOS message due to “engine problems in bad weather” yesterday.

# rescue-operation - Tuesday 19 February, 2019

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.

# rescue-operation - Wednesday 2 January, 2019

Firefighters rescue cattle from slurry tank on Tyrone farm

Farm animals in distress can pose a serious risk to anyone trying to rescue them.

# rescue-operation - Tuesday 10 July, 2018

All 12 boys and their coach rescued from flooded Thai cave

The remaining boys were rescued today.

# rescue-operation - Sunday 25 June, 2017

Irish naval vessel rescues over 180 refugees in the Mediterranean

The LÉ Eithne is now enroute to assist in another rescue operation.

# rescue-operation - Saturday 24 June, 2017

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.

# rescue-operation - Sunday 22 January, 2017

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.

# rescue-operation - Sunday 25 December, 2016

A man was rescued from the River Liffey in Dublin this morning

Firefighters and gardaí worked together to rescue the man.

# rescue-operation - Friday 11 November, 2016

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.

# rescue-operation - Saturday 29 August, 2015

Two bridge workers die after cage falls into River Shannon in Limerick

Three men were working on Thomond Bridge at the time.

# rescue-operation - Saturday 15 August, 2015

Search resumes for missing Chinese fisherman swept off the rocks

The man was swept off Kerry Head yesterday afternoon.

# rescue-operation - Thursday 4 June, 2015

"Dehydrated but alive": Irish Naval ship LÉ Eithne rescue migrants off the coast of Italy Life-savers This post contains videos

"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.

# rescue-operation - Friday 3 April, 2015

Missing teenager airlifted to hospital after being found in Co Clare woods

A multi-agency search was launched yesterday.

# rescue-operation - Saturday 6 December, 2014

US journalist and South African teacher killed in Yemen during rescue operation

His sister made a plea for his safe return just this morning.

# rescue-operation - Monday 20 October, 2014

A puppy is stuck down a mine shaft in Cork

But three of its siblings were rescued earlier today.