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# rescue - Saturday 21 November, 2020

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

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

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

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

The children were rescued this afternoon.

# rescue - Sunday 11 October, 2020

'Lucky escape' for pair rescued from cliff at Howth

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 answered the call again today.

# rescue - Friday 18 September, 2020

Hurricane Sally: Rescuers seek out people amid widespread flooding

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

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

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

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

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’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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

They would be sighted regularly off the coast of Greenland.

# rescue - Wednesday 1 January, 2020

Injured hiker rescued from mountain in the Burren

The man was airlifted to hospital.

# rescue - Saturday 28 December, 2019

Two kayakers rescued from Lough Derg after getting into difficultly

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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'

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

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

# rescue - Sunday 27 January, 2019

RNLI crew rescue paddle boarder who got into difficulty in Bray

The weather conditions were not good with strong gale force winds.

# rescue - Sunday 30 December, 2018

Coast Guard saved over 400 lives this year

Around 1,000 volunteers help operate the service.

# rescue - Sunday 23 December, 2018

Bull rescued by RNLI after falling down steep cliff in Galway

Despite near dark conditions, the lifeboat was able to bring the bull ashore.

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