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#Rescue

# 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 44,698 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 43,554 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 30,799 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 39,057 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 12,847 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 16,564 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 46,025 Views 34 Comments

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
# Bray
# Bray

RNLI crew rescue paddle boarder who got into difficulty in Bray

Jan 27th 2019, 5:29 PM 14,819 Views 25 Comments

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

# rescue - Sunday 30 December, 2018

Coast Guard saved over 400 lives this year
# Search And Rescue
# Search And Rescue

Coast Guard saved over 400 lives this year

Dec 30th 2018, 3:33 PM 7,416 Views 13 Comments

Around 1,000 volunteers help operate the service.

# rescue - Sunday 23 December, 2018

Bull rescued by RNLI after falling down steep cliff in Galway
# Clifden
# Clifden

Bull rescued by RNLI after falling down steep cliff in Galway

Dec 23rd 2018, 2:37 PM 15,890 Views 17 Comments

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

# rescue - Wednesday 5 December, 2018

Puppies found among discarded rubbish rescued after passerby heard their cries
# ISPCA
# ISPCA

Puppies found among discarded rubbish rescued after passerby heard their cries

Dec 5th 2018, 10:42 AM 40,008 Views 33 Comments

The two puppies, Shannon and Saoirse, are recuperating in the ISPCA’s care.

# rescue - Tuesday 27 November, 2018

Walker rescued from rocks amid stormy conditions on Great South Wall
# Dublin
# Dublin

Walker rescued from rocks amid stormy conditions on Great South Wall

Nov 27th 2018, 8:16 PM 28,813 Views 15 Comments

The alarm was raised by a member of the public as the tide started to rise.

# rescue - Tuesday 6 November, 2018

'The most important is saving lives': Up to eight feared dead in Marseille building collapse
# France
# France

'The most important is saving lives': Up to eight feared dead in Marseille building collapse

Nov 6th 2018, 9:57 AM 17,778 Views 3 Comments

Rescue workers have found a pocket of air leading to hopes some may have survived.

# rescue - Monday 5 November, 2018

'He was so lucky': New Zealand fisherman rescues 18-month-old toddler from ocean
# Rescue
# Rescue

'He was so lucky': New Zealand fisherman rescues 18-month-old toddler from ocean

Nov 5th 2018, 8:29 AM 47,148 Views 14 Comments

The baby had pulled the zip of the parents’ tent open while they were sleeping and walked down to the beach.

# rescue - Monday 10 September, 2018

Dolphin found dead in River Lee hours after being rescued by firefighters
# Cork
# Cork

Dolphin found dead in River Lee hours after being rescued by firefighters

Sep 10th 2018, 2:06 PM 21,144 Views 12 Comments

Officers were called out to rescue the mammal last night.

# rescue - Tuesday 14 August, 2018

Family of five rescued after yacht runs aground in Skerries
# Rescue
# Rescue

Family of five rescued after yacht runs aground in Skerries

Aug 14th 2018, 9:59 AM 13,264 Views 15 Comments

The group on the boat, who are believed to be French nationals, sent out a mayday alert shortly before 5am.

# rescue - Wednesday 8 August, 2018

ISPCA rescues 86 dogs and puppies from illegal dog breeder
# Roscommon
# Roscommon

ISPCA rescues 86 dogs and puppies from illegal dog breeder

Aug 8th 2018, 2:46 PM 17,383 Views 22 Comments

Over 100 dogs and puppies were rescued by the ISPCA over a three day period.

# rescue - Friday 3 August, 2018

'Lucky to be alive': Climber rescued after week trapped on New Zealand mountain
# Rescue
# Rescue

'Lucky to be alive': Climber rescued after week trapped on New Zealand mountain

Aug 3rd 2018, 9:15 AM 20,188 Views 10 Comments

Terry Harch, a 29-year-old Australian soldier, was spotted waving his arm in the snow on Mount Aspiring.

# rescue - Monday 16 July, 2018

Caver who helped in Thai rescue threatens lawsuit against Elon Musk
# Twitter Insults
# Twitter Insults

Caver who helped in Thai rescue threatens lawsuit against Elon Musk

Jul 16th 2018, 8:38 AM 73,570 Views 66 Comments

Musk launched the extraordinary tirade against Vernon Unsworth without providing any justification.

# rescue - Friday 13 July, 2018

'I'm very happy the boys are safe': Irish based diver who helped Thai cave rescue speaks about ordeal
# Thai Cave Rescue
# Thai Cave Rescue

'I'm very happy the boys are safe': Irish based diver who helped Thai cave rescue speaks about ordeal

Jul 13th 2018, 7:49 AM 16,914 Views 9 Comments

Jim Warny’s nine-year old son said he never had any doubt that his Dad would come home safe.

# rescue - Tuesday 10 July, 2018

Cave diver from Clare flew out to be part of Thai rescue mission that saved 12 boys and their coach
# Rescue
# Rescue

Cave diver from Clare flew out to be part of Thai rescue mission that saved 12 boys and their coach

Jul 10th 2018, 7:17 PM 28,956 Views 20 Comments

Jim Warny, an active cave diver and member of the Irish Cave Rescue Organisation (ICRO), flew to Thailand on Friday.

# rescue - Monday 9 July, 2018

Eight down, five to go as rescue efforts to resume tomorrow in Thai cave
# Rescue
# Rescue

Eight down, five to go as rescue efforts to resume tomorrow in Thai cave

Updated Jul 9th 2018, 10:31 PM 104,695 Views 41 Comments

Yesterday, four members of the Wild Boars team were successfully brought out from the cave.

'Primal fears come out': The conditions inside the Thai cave and how the rescuers are getting the boys out
# Tham Luang Caves
# Tham Luang Caves

'Primal fears come out': The conditions inside the Thai cave and how the rescuers are getting the boys out

Jul 9th 2018, 9:12 PM 58,733 Views 14 Comments

Brían MacCoitir of the Irish Cave Rescue Organisation says the rescue mission is one of the most complex he has ever seen.

Coast Guard rescues two swimmers who got into difficulty on Dublin beaches
# Howth
# Howth

Coast Guard rescues two swimmers who got into difficulty on Dublin beaches

Jul 9th 2018, 7:55 AM 18,626 Views 7 Comments

The swimmers got into difficulty on Burrow Beach and Claremont Beach in Howth.

# rescue - Sunday 8 July, 2018

Four members of boys soccer team rescued from Thai cave they've been trapped in for 15 days
# Thailand
# Thailand

Four members of boys soccer team rescued from Thai cave they've been trapped in for 15 days

Jul 8th 2018, 1:58 PM 143,082 Views 49 Comments

Rescuers officially began the hazardous operation to rescue the 12 trapped boys and their soccer coach this morning.

# rescue - Monday 2 July, 2018

Divers with extra supplies make progress in search for 12 missing boys in Thai cave
# Missing
# Missing

Divers with extra supplies make progress in search for 12 missing boys in Thai cave

Jul 2nd 2018, 8:32 AM 14,346 Views 9 Comments

The boys and their 25-year-old coach entered Tham Luang Nang Non cave in Chiang Rai province on 23 June.

# rescue - Sunday 1 July, 2018

Easing of bad weather opens crucial window in search for missing football team in cave
# Thailand
# Thailand

Easing of bad weather opens crucial window in search for missing football team in cave

Jul 1st 2018, 12:01 PM 14,830 Views 4 Comments

“We will not stop until we find them,” the Thai navy seal commander said.

# rescue - Wednesday 27 June, 2018

Rescuers battle heavy rain as search continues for 12 children trapped in cave in Thailand
# Trapped
# Trapped

Rescuers battle heavy rain as search continues for 12 children trapped in cave in Thailand

Jun 27th 2018, 10:39 PM 14,294 Views 1 Comment

The youngsters, aged 11 to 16, and their coach have been stuck since Saturday.

Heavy rain hampering rescue efforts for missing Thai football team trapped in cave
# Young Footballers
# Young Footballers

Heavy rain hampering rescue efforts for missing Thai football team trapped in cave

Jun 27th 2018, 7:27 AM 13,762 Views 7 Comments

Hundreds of rescuers worked overnight to pump water out of the cave.

# rescue - Saturday 23 June, 2018

Yacht of lone skipper on round-the-world sailing trip rescued by RNLI in West Cork
# Seven Heads
# Seven Heads

Yacht of lone skipper on round-the-world sailing trip rescued by RNLI in West Cork

Jun 23rd 2018, 1:37 PM 20,895 Views 19 Comments

The 31 ft yacht was on its voyage from The Azores when it developed mechanical difficulties and sought help.

# rescue - Tuesday 19 June, 2018

Dozens still missing after ferry capsized at Indonesia's Lake Toba
# Rescue
# Rescue

Dozens still missing after ferry capsized at Indonesia's Lake Toba

Jun 19th 2018, 1:01 PM 8,089 Views 3 Comments

The wooden vessel sank yesterday afternoon with an estimated 80 people aboard.

# rescue - Friday 1 June, 2018

Residents rescued from fire after gardaí break downstairs window
# Cork
# Cork

Residents rescued from fire after gardaí break downstairs window

Jun 1st 2018, 3:09 PM 13,909 Views 3 Comments

Traffic diversions were implemented as a result of the incident.

# rescue - Wednesday 23 May, 2018

Coast Guard called after members of the public get stranded on rocks near Howth
# Rescue
# Rescue

Coast Guard called after members of the public get stranded on rocks near Howth

May 23rd 2018, 10:42 PM 19,774 Views 10 Comments

The Coast Guard commended the group for getting in contact.

# rescue - Wednesday 16 May, 2018

Coast Guard helicopter rescues woman and her dog cut off by the tide
# Sandymount
# Sandymount

Coast Guard helicopter rescues woman and her dog cut off by the tide

May 16th 2018, 3:55 PM 22,234 Views 51 Comments

The changing tide left the woman and her dog stranded on a sandbank.

# rescue - Sunday 13 May, 2018

Coast Guard helicopter rescues three men who jumped into water at Clontarf's Wooden Bridge
# Bull Island
# Bull Island

Coast Guard helicopter rescues three men who jumped into water at Clontarf's Wooden Bridge

May 13th 2018, 2:18 PM 32,673 Views 29 Comments

The men got into difficulty this afternoon.

# rescue - Saturday 21 April, 2018

Five people rescued after boat broke down and started to take on water
# Howth
# Howth

Five people rescued after boat broke down and started to take on water

Apr 21st 2018, 7:50 PM 22,745 Views 9 Comments

The boat was swamped with water when the Coast Guard arrived.

Deaf and partially blind dog led rescuers to child in Australian bushland after keeping her safe
# Max To The Rescue
# Max To The Rescue

Deaf and partially blind dog led rescuers to child in Australian bushland after keeping her safe

Apr 21st 2018, 1:34 PM 48,257 Views 22 Comments

Seventeen-year-old blue heeler Max stayed with the child through a rainy night before leading family and rescuers to her.

Woman rescued after falling from cliffs at Howth Head
# Coast Guard
# Coast Guard

Woman rescued after falling from cliffs at Howth Head

Apr 21st 2018, 9:36 AM 20,462 Views 4 Comments

The Irish Coast Guard, gardaí and Dublin Fire Brigade were involved in the rescue operation.

# rescue - Wednesday 11 April, 2018

Limerick firefighters save woman by her 'fingertips' in River Shannon rescue
# Heroic
# Heroic

Limerick firefighters save woman by her 'fingertips' in River Shannon rescue

Apr 11th 2018, 6:01 AM 26,303 Views 13 Comments

The firefighters say that it was a joint effort by everyone involved.

# rescue - Tuesday 3 April, 2018

One elephant dies and others let loose after circus truck crashes on Spanish motorway
# Rescue
# Rescue

One elephant dies and others let loose after circus truck crashes on Spanish motorway

Apr 3rd 2018, 7:43 AM 38,711 Views 23 Comments

There were five elephants in the truck in total.