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# rescue - Thursday 11 February, 2021

Spanish fisherman brought ashore by RNLI after taking ill off Cork coast
# Cork
# Cork

Spanish fisherman brought ashore by RNLI after taking ill off Cork coast

Feb 11th 2021, 12:26 PM 14,281 Views 10 Comments

The man was transported to hospital in the early hours of yesterday morning.

# rescue - Saturday 30 January, 2021

Lifeboat rescues windsurfer blown out to sea off Cork coast
# RNLI
# RNLI

Lifeboat rescues windsurfer blown out to sea off Cork coast

Jan 30th 2021, 7:17 PM 31,763 Views 36 Comments

The windsurfer got into difficulty a kilometre from the shore near the Old Head of Kinsale.

# rescue - Saturday 23 January, 2021

Rescuers pick up hundreds of migrants near Libyan coast
# Rescue
# Rescue

Rescuers pick up hundreds of migrants near Libyan coast

Jan 23rd 2021, 5:37 PM 18,108 Views 132 Comments

More than 350 migrants have been rescued off the Libyan coast in two days.

# rescue - Saturday 21 November, 2020

Galway father and son save swimmer off Salthill in another sea rescue
# Galway
# Galway

Galway father and son save swimmer off Salthill in another sea rescue

Nov 21st 2020, 4:29 PM 73,019 Views 33 Comments

The two fishermen were given a mayoral award earlier this year for their rescue of two paddleboarders.

# rescue - Friday 20 November, 2020

Irish Coast Guard and RNLI issue water safety plea as callouts to open water swimmers increase
# Open Water
# Open Water

Irish Coast Guard and RNLI issue water safety plea as callouts to open water swimmers increase

Nov 20th 2020, 12:10 PM 16,665 Views 15 Comments

Over the past week, eight separate incidents arose in the Dublin-Wicklow area alone.

# rescue - Wednesday 11 November, 2020

Woman rescued by helicopter after getting into difficulty while swimming in Greystones
# Wicklow
# Wicklow

Woman rescued by helicopter after getting into difficulty while swimming in Greystones

Updated Nov 11th 2020, 10:03 PM 90,550 Views 59 Comments

The Greystones Coast Guard has shared images of the helicopter rescue.

# rescue - Wednesday 28 October, 2020

Two children rescued from River Suir by Coast Guard
# River Suir
# River Suir

Two children rescued from River Suir by Coast Guard

Oct 28th 2020, 9:20 PM 41,133 Views 7 Comments

The children were rescued this afternoon.

# rescue - Sunday 11 October, 2020

'Lucky escape' for pair rescued from cliff at Howth
# Coast Guard
# Coast Guard

'Lucky escape' for pair rescued from cliff at Howth

Oct 11th 2020, 6:54 PM 69,987 Views 23 Comments

An adult and a teenager were rescued today at the Howth cliffs.

# rescue - Wednesday 23 September, 2020

The father and son who rescued the two young women out at sea last month rescued another man today
# Patrick And Morgan Oliver
# Patrick And Morgan Oliver

The father and son who rescued the two young women out at sea last month rescued another man today

Sep 23rd 2020, 5:02 PM 60,227 Views 24 Comments

Patrick and Morgan Oliver answered the call again today.

# rescue - Friday 18 September, 2020

Hurricane Sally: Rescuers seek out people amid widespread flooding
# US
# US

Hurricane Sally: Rescuers seek out people amid widespread flooding

Sep 18th 2020, 8:57 AM 11,299 Views 3 Comments

Homeowners and businesses have begun cleaning up following the storm.

# rescue - Monday 7 September, 2020

Numbers of dogs being surrendered rising again with return to work and school
# Lockdown Pets
# Lockdown Pets

Numbers of dogs being surrendered rising again with return to work and school

Sep 7th 2020, 6:10 AM 35,971 Views 31 Comments

Last month Dogs Trust received the highest number of surrender request calls from dog owners since April.

# rescue - Saturday 5 September, 2020

'We found them, but they saved themselves': Galway paddleboarders and fisherman recall sea rescue
# Rescue
# Rescue

'We found them, but they saved themselves': Galway paddleboarders and fisherman recall sea rescue

Sep 5th 2020, 9:46 AM 49,897 Views 24 Comments

Sara Feeney and Ellen Glynn recalled their ordeal at sea in August.

# rescue - Thursday 27 August, 2020

'They were in shock, I was trying to shout to them': Young man recalls heroic rescue off Kerry coast
# Rescue
# Rescue

'They were in shock, I was trying to shout to them': Young man recalls heroic rescue off Kerry coast

Aug 27th 2020, 9:00 AM 55,514 Views 44 Comments

Mícheál Keogh (22) was swimming at Com Dhíneol beach when he noticed a family get into difficulty yesterday afternoon.

# rescue - Saturday 15 August, 2020

'These are the days you live for': RNLI volunteers recall dramatic rescue of young paddle-boarders in Galway
# Search And Rescue
# Search And Rescue

'These are the days you live for': RNLI volunteers recall dramatic rescue of young paddle-boarders in Galway

Aug 15th 2020, 5:01 PM 36,777 Views 21 Comments

There was jubilation this week when cousins Sara Feeney and Ellen Glynn were found off Inis Oirr.

# rescue - Thursday 13 August, 2020

Teenager hailed for rescuing two boys who got into difficulty in the Boyne River yesterday
# Callum Keane
# Callum Keane

Teenager hailed for rescuing two boys who got into difficulty in the Boyne River yesterday

Aug 13th 2020, 8:01 AM 39,747 Views 41 Comments

Callum Keane’s mother said she was delighted the two boys were safe and that she was very proud of her son.

# rescue - Thursday 28 May, 2020

Child rescued by helicopter after airbed drifts 1km from shore in the Shannon Estuary
# Littor
# Littor

Child rescued by helicopter after airbed drifts 1km from shore in the Shannon Estuary

May 28th 2020, 5:10 PM 45,601 Views 0 Comments

It’s not thought the young girl’s condition is serious.

# rescue - Wednesday 27 May, 2020

'A fantastic outcome': Missing hikers found after 18 days in New Zealand wilderness
# Kahurangi Park
# Kahurangi Park

'A fantastic outcome': Missing hikers found after 18 days in New Zealand wilderness

May 27th 2020, 12:20 PM 28,031 Views 16 Comments

The 23-year-olds had intended to be gone for about five days, according to police.

# rescue - Wednesday 22 April, 2020

Fisherman rescued by RNLI lifeboat after vessel suffered engine failure
# Rescue
# Rescue

Fisherman rescued by RNLI lifeboat after vessel suffered engine failure

Apr 22nd 2020, 3:49 PM 14,644 Views 3 Comments

The boat was in danger of being swept onto rocks.

# rescue - Saturday 15 February, 2020

Kayaker spends almost two hours trapped in deep gorge after getting into difficulty
# Co Clare
# Co Clare

Kayaker spends almost two hours trapped in deep gorge after getting into difficulty

Feb 15th 2020, 7:16 PM 38,537 Views 31 Comments

Five other kayakers managed to escape the incident.

# rescue - Thursday 13 February, 2020

Gardaí in Galway commended after helping to rescue man who fell in canal
# Galway
# Galway

Gardaí in Galway commended after helping to rescue man who fell in canal

Feb 13th 2020, 2:38 PM 20,485 Views 12 Comments

Gardaí said the weather conditions at the time were hazardous and the three members involved in the rescue acted quickly to get the man out of the water.

# rescue - Wednesday 29 January, 2020

At least seven dead in landslides and floods in Indonesia
# Sumatra
# Sumatra

At least seven dead in landslides and floods in Indonesia

Jan 29th 2020, 12:26 PM 6,719 Views 1 Comment

More than 2,000 people have been forced to leave their flooded homes.

# rescue - Monday 13 January, 2020

Snowy SOS signal saves Alaskan man after cabin burns down
# Snow Patrol
# Snow Patrol

Snowy SOS signal saves Alaskan man after cabin burns down

Jan 13th 2020, 12:20 PM 34,004 Views 18 Comments

The man lives in one of the remotest parts if Alaska.

Woman who fell 30 feet off cliff path in Sutton airlifted to hospital with serious injuries
# Red Rock
# Red Rock

Woman who fell 30 feet off cliff path in Sutton airlifted to hospital with serious injuries

Jan 13th 2020, 7:57 AM 30,371 Views 4 Comments

The Coast Guard rescued the woman, who is aged in her 50s, yesterday.

# rescue - Tuesday 7 January, 2020

'Heartbreaking': Eight dogs rescued from 'appalling' living conditions in Cork
# Mallow
# Mallow

'Heartbreaking': Eight dogs rescued from 'appalling' living conditions in Cork

Jan 7th 2020, 2:01 PM 25,873 Views 29 Comments

The dogs had to be sedated before they could be treated or groomed.

# rescue - Monday 6 January, 2020

Australia to pay ‘whatever it takes’ to deal with wildfires
# Wildfires
# Wildfires

Australia to pay ‘whatever it takes’ to deal with wildfires

Jan 6th 2020, 8:20 PM 19,678 Views 6 Comments

At least 25 people have been killed and 2,000 homes destroyed by the blazes.

# rescue - Friday 3 January, 2020

Seals usually found in the Arctic Ocean spotted in Cork and Kerry waters
# Spotted
# Spotted

Seals usually found in the Arctic Ocean spotted in Cork and Kerry waters

Jan 3rd 2020, 6:55 PM 25,432 Views 31 Comments

They would be sighted regularly off the coast of Greenland.

# rescue - Wednesday 1 January, 2020

Injured hiker rescued from mountain in the Burren
# Rescue
# Rescue

Injured hiker rescued from mountain in the Burren

Jan 1st 2020, 6:30 PM 19,595 Views 10 Comments

The man was airlifted to hospital.

# rescue - Saturday 28 December, 2019

Two kayakers rescued from Lough Derg after getting into difficultly
# Rescue Operation
# Rescue Operation

Two kayakers rescued from Lough Derg after getting into difficultly

Dec 28th 2019, 4:02 PM 17,295 Views 20 Comments

One person was taken to hospital.

# rescue - Tuesday 24 December, 2019

Supplier in contract row with Coast Guard threatens to hold equipment at 'secure location' until paid
# Dispute
# Dispute

Supplier in contract row with Coast Guard threatens to hold equipment at 'secure location' until paid

Dec 24th 2019, 7:00 AM 31,692 Views 25 Comments

The company said it has been accused by the Coast Guard of overcharging on a contract – an accusation it rejects.

# rescue - Monday 16 December, 2019

RNLI battles 50 foot sea swells to rescue fishermen who sent mayday distress call
# Rescue Mission
# Rescue Mission

RNLI battles 50 foot sea swells to rescue fishermen who sent mayday distress call

Dec 16th 2019, 5:52 PM 29,029 Views 22 Comments

The RNLI has released footae of the rescue.

# rescue - Friday 13 December, 2019

New Zealand experts recover six bodies from toxic island after volcano eruption
# White Island
# White Island

New Zealand experts recover six bodies from toxic island after volcano eruption

Dec 13th 2019, 8:19 AM 14,671 Views 4 Comments

Volcanic gases are still venting from the crater, and scientists have said another eruption is possible.

# rescue - Tuesday 26 November, 2019

Lewis the koala dies from burn injuries after being rescued from Australian bushfire last week
# Bushfires
# Bushfires

Lewis the koala dies from burn injuries after being rescued from Australian bushfire last week

Nov 26th 2019, 7:56 AM 16,742 Views 14 Comments

Last week, a video went viral of a woman who walked into a bushfire to save the koala.

# rescue - Sunday 13 October, 2019

Woman seriously injured in Clare cliff jumping accident airlifted to hospital
# Rescue 115
# Rescue 115

Woman seriously injured in Clare cliff jumping accident airlifted to hospital

Oct 13th 2019, 4:59 PM 43,763 Views 30 Comments

She’s understood to have jumped around 10 metres when she got into difficulty.

# rescue - Friday 27 September, 2019

Woman (20s) dies after being rescued from river in multi-agency operation
# Clare
# Clare

Woman (20s) dies after being rescued from river in multi-agency operation

Sep 27th 2019, 8:01 PM 44,693 Views 3 Comments

Rescue personnel quickly located the woman in bushes on an island in the River Fergus.

# rescue - Monday 22 July, 2019

Child (5) hospitalised after being swept out to sea on inflatable lilo
# Portmarnock Beach
# Portmarnock Beach

Child (5) hospitalised after being swept out to sea on inflatable lilo

Jul 22nd 2019, 6:57 PM 43,552 Views 36 Comments

Emergency services were alerted to the incident at Dublin’s Portmarnock Beach at 2.20pm.

# rescue - Sunday 14 July, 2019

Major rescue operation launched last night after two swimmers get into difficulty off Kerry coast
# Ballybunion
# Ballybunion

Major rescue operation launched last night after two swimmers get into difficulty off Kerry coast

Jul 14th 2019, 10:59 AM 30,788 Views 21 Comments

Units from the Coast Guard and RNLI joined in the operation as the pair safely reached the shore.

# rescue - Thursday 11 July, 2019

Surfers battle to refloat stranded dolphin on Clare beach
# Lahinch
# Lahinch

Surfers battle to refloat stranded dolphin on Clare beach

Jul 11th 2019, 7:59 PM 39,051 Views 22 Comments

The mammal was later found dead in a nearby river.

# rescue - Saturday 22 June, 2019

Kite surfer rescued off west coast of Cork by RNLI
# Courtmacsherry
# Courtmacsherry

Kite surfer rescued off west coast of Cork by RNLI

Jun 22nd 2019, 3:59 PM 12,844 Views 8 Comments

Weather conditions at the time were windy at the popular kite surfing spot.

# rescue - Monday 1 April, 2019

Decision to end migrant rescue operation labelled 'outrageous abdication of responsibilities'
# LE Eithne
# LE Eithne

Decision to end migrant rescue operation labelled 'outrageous abdication of responsibilities'

Apr 1st 2019, 9:42 AM 16,562 Views 14 Comments

The EU is winding down Operation Sophia amid pressure from Italy and other countries.

# rescue - Saturday 9 February, 2019

Woman airlifted to hospital after falling at Cliffs of Moher
# Rescue
# Rescue

Woman airlifted to hospital after falling at Cliffs of Moher

Feb 9th 2019, 6:53 PM 46,017 Views 34 Comments

The woman, a tourist aged in her 50s, was in an area inaccessible by land vehicles.

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