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#Rescue

# rescue - Saturday 2 October, 2021

Kayaker rescued off west Cork after high swells
# Kinsale
# Kinsale

Kayaker rescued off west Cork after high swells

Oct 2nd 2021, 11:16 AM 19,437 Views 18 Comments

Golfers on the Old Head of Kinsale Golf Links saw a person in trouble and immediately raised the alarm.

# rescue - Sunday 12 September, 2021

Two rescued after pleasure boat suffers engine failure in Cork
# RNLI
# RNLI

Two rescued after pleasure boat suffers engine failure in Cork

Sep 12th 2021, 1:00 PM 18,377 Views 2 Comments

The RNLI was called out yesterday, to go to the aid of a pleasure craft with two people and their dog on board that got into difficulties near Garrettstown in West Cork.

# rescue - Tuesday 31 August, 2021

Sailor rescued after yacht's engine failed off Old Head of Kinsale
# Cork
# Cork

Sailor rescued after yacht's engine failed off Old Head of Kinsale

Aug 31st 2021, 9:51 PM 15,090 Views 6 Comments

The RNLI said the sailor was “mighty pleased” to see the lifeboat that rescued him.

# rescue - Monday 23 August, 2021

Three people rescued off Wicklow coast after vessel suffers engine failure
# Arklow
# Arklow

Three people rescued off Wicklow coast after vessel suffers engine failure

Aug 23rd 2021, 12:36 PM 10,357 Views 4 Comments

RNLI volunteers responded to an alert at 1.40am and sailed 10 miles out to sea east of Arklow Harbour.

Swimmer rescued from water in Kerry after hours-long search
# Castlegregory
# Castlegregory

Swimmer rescued from water in Kerry after hours-long search

Aug 23rd 2021, 10:36 AM 30,441 Views 17 Comments

It’s not known exactly how long the swimmer was in the water but they are said to have been “exhausted”.

Sailor rescued after being reported missing from container ship off Wicklow coast
# RNLI
# RNLI

Sailor rescued after being reported missing from container ship off Wicklow coast

Aug 23rd 2021, 9:42 AM 15,673 Views 8 Comments

The Wicklow RNLI all-weather lifeboat launched at 10pm last night to attend the scene.

# rescue - Thursday 12 August, 2021

Four people rescued after yacht gets into difficulty and sinks off Wexford coast
# Rescue
# Rescue

Four people rescued after yacht gets into difficulty and sinks off Wexford coast

Aug 12th 2021, 4:26 PM 26,823 Views 16 Comments

The incident happened 50 miles south of Kilmore Quay in the early hours of the morning.

# rescue - Sunday 1 August, 2021

Boat rescued after it got entangled in fishing gear off Wicklow coast
# RNLI
# RNLI

Boat rescued after it got entangled in fishing gear off Wicklow coast

Aug 1st 2021, 5:51 PM 24,231 Views 14 Comments

The boat and its two crew were brought to safety.

# rescue - Monday 5 July, 2021

Man rescued by helicopter after getting into difficulty surfing in Clare
# Coast Guard
# Coast Guard

Man rescued by helicopter after getting into difficulty surfing in Clare

Jul 5th 2021, 2:04 PM 17,926 Views 5 Comments

The man was taken to University Hospital Limerick.

# rescue - Tuesday 15 June, 2021

Two men airlifted to hospital after getting into difficulty near Howth cliff
# Howth
# Howth

Two men airlifted to hospital after getting into difficulty near Howth cliff

Jun 15th 2021, 7:33 PM 23,325 Views 7 Comments

The two men were airlifted by Rescue 116 from Lion’s Head after they got into trouble in the water.

# rescue - Monday 14 June, 2021

Three teenage boys winched off rocks after becoming stranded by rising tide
# Cork
# Cork

Three teenage boys winched off rocks after becoming stranded by rising tide

Jun 14th 2021, 10:19 AM 29,738 Views 2 Comments

One of the crew of the RNLI craft swam to shore to check on the boys and it was decided to winch them from the scene.

# rescue - Tuesday 8 June, 2021

Lifeboat rescues fishing crew from vessel suffering engine problems off coast of Cork
# Ballycotton
# Ballycotton

Lifeboat rescues fishing crew from vessel suffering engine problems off coast of Cork

Jun 8th 2021, 9:32 PM 11,259 Views 1 Comment

The Irish Coast Guard requested the launch of an RNLI lifeboat this morning.

# rescue - Saturday 5 June, 2021

Kinsale RNLI crew rescue man after spotting him in sea during routine training exercise
# Cork
# Cork

Kinsale RNLI crew rescue man after spotting him in sea during routine training exercise

Jun 5th 2021, 5:33 PM 28,492 Views 7 Comments

The Coast Guard’s R115 helicopter also attended and transported the man for further medical attention.

# rescue - Friday 4 June, 2021

Swimmer dies in hospital after rescue near Dalkey cliff
# Emergency Services
# Emergency Services

Swimmer dies in hospital after rescue near Dalkey cliff

Jun 4th 2021, 11:43 AM 57,150 Views 4 Comments

The man, who was in his 20s, passed away in Beaumont hospital.

# rescue - Monday 17 May, 2021

Lifeboat rescues fishing crew from sinking vessel off coast of Wexford
# Rescue
# Rescue

Lifeboat rescues fishing crew from sinking vessel off coast of Wexford

May 17th 2021, 7:32 PM 19,567 Views 7 Comments

The Irish Coast Guard requested the launch of the RNLI’s Arklow lifeboat at 9.18am on Friday.

# rescue - Friday 14 May, 2021

Four men rescued after fishing boat goes on fire off Old Head of Kinsale
# West Cork
# West Cork

Four men rescued after fishing boat goes on fire off Old Head of Kinsale

Updated May 14th 2021, 1:00 PM 20,746 Views 8 Comments

The RNLI said that the men were “well shocked” after the dramatic rescue this morning.

# rescue - Friday 23 April, 2021

Worries grow about Indonesian sub’s crew as oxygen dwindles
# Submarine
# Submarine

Worries grow about Indonesian sub’s crew as oxygen dwindles

Apr 23rd 2021, 7:06 AM 26,326 Views 11 Comments

The KRI Nanggala has less than a day’s worth of oxygen remaining for its 53 crew.

# rescue - Monday 12 April, 2021

Four people found dead in boat carrying 23 migrants near Canary Islands
# Rescue
# Rescue

Four people found dead in boat carrying 23 migrants near Canary Islands

Apr 12th 2021, 6:00 AM 18,199 Views 4 Comments

Ninteen migrants have been hospitalied on Tenerife.

# rescue - Friday 2 April, 2021

Man in his 20s dies after getting into difficulty in the sea in Howth
# Rescue
# Rescue

Man in his 20s dies after getting into difficulty in the sea in Howth

Apr 2nd 2021, 5:10 PM 79,675 Views 28 Comments

The man was taken from the water known locally as Hidden Beach, near Whitewater Brook.

# rescue - Wednesday 31 March, 2021

Exhausted swimmer rescued clinging to rocks near Dublin's Forty Foot
# RNLI
# RNLI

Exhausted swimmer rescued clinging to rocks near Dublin's Forty Foot

Mar 31st 2021, 3:35 PM 44,894 Views 28 Comments

People are being warned that sea temperatures remain low despite the sunny weather.

# rescue - Monday 22 March, 2021

Lifeboat crews rescue seven people in two separate incidents near Dun Laoghaire
# Dublin
# Dublin

Lifeboat crews rescue seven people in two separate incidents near Dun Laoghaire

Mar 22nd 2021, 7:27 AM 30,287 Views 23 Comments

Both incidents happened yesterday afternoon.

# rescue - Tuesday 16 March, 2021

Rescuers save two people out of truck dangling from bridge over 100ft deep gorge in Idaho
# Lucky Escape
# Lucky Escape

Rescuers save two people out of truck dangling from bridge over 100ft deep gorge in Idaho

Mar 16th 2021, 7:22 PM 32,561 Views 5 Comments

The only thing keeping the 2004 Ford pick-up from falling was a set of “safety chains” attached to a camper trailer.

# rescue - Friday 26 February, 2021

Dog rescued after falling 100 feet from cliff edge on Howth Head
# Woof Day
# Woof Day

Dog rescued after falling 100 feet from cliff edge on Howth Head

Feb 26th 2021, 7:20 PM 36,202 Views 32 Comments

The dog was reunited with its owners and taken to the vet for treatment.

Woman and 11-year-old daughter rescued after going overboard from ferry in Belfast harbour
# Belfast
# Belfast

Woman and 11-year-old daughter rescued after going overboard from ferry in Belfast harbour

Feb 26th 2021, 2:57 PM 32,078 Views 17 Comments

The incident happened as the Stena Horizon was approaching its berth in Belfast harbour.

# rescue - Thursday 25 February, 2021

Coast Guard and RNLI crew rescue person trapped in sea inlet for more than 90 minutes
# West Cork
# West Cork

Coast Guard and RNLI crew rescue person trapped in sea inlet for more than 90 minutes

Updated Feb 25th 2021, 9:32 PM 28,305 Views 15 Comments

The incident happened just off the slipway at Dunworley Beach near Butlerstown in west Cork.

# 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 14,328 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 31,846 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 18,133 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 73,179 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 16,733 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 90,696 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 41,154 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 70,078 Views 25 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 60,315 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 11,306 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 36,521 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 50,054 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 55,583 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 36,872 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 39,881 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.

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