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Sunday 1 October 2023 Dublin: 17°C

# Rescue

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Lifeboat rescues fishing crew from sinking vessel off coast of Wexford
The Irish Coast Guard requested the launch of the RNLI’s Arklow lifeboat at 9.18am on Friday.
Four men rescued after fishing boat goes on fire off Old Head of Kinsale
The RNLI said that the men were “well shocked” after the dramatic rescue this morning.
Worries grow about Indonesian sub’s crew as oxygen dwindles
The KRI Nanggala has less than a day’s worth of oxygen remaining for its 53 crew.
Four people found dead in boat carrying 23 migrants near Canary Islands
Ninteen migrants have been hospitalied on Tenerife.
Man in his 20s dies after getting into difficulty in the sea in Howth
The man was taken from the water known locally as Hidden Beach, near Whitewater Brook.
Exhausted swimmer rescued clinging to rocks near Dublin's Forty Foot
People are being warned that sea temperatures remain low despite the sunny weather.
Lifeboat crews rescue seven people in two separate incidents near Dun Laoghaire
Both incidents happened yesterday afternoon.
Rescuers save two people out of truck dangling from bridge over 100ft deep gorge in Idaho
The only thing keeping the 2004 Ford pick-up from falling was a set of “safety chains” attached to a camper trailer.
Dog rescued after falling 100 feet from cliff edge on Howth Head
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
The incident happened as the Stena Horizon was approaching its berth in Belfast harbour.
Coast Guard and RNLI crew rescue person trapped in sea inlet for more than 90 minutes
The incident happened just off the slipway at Dunworley Beach near Butlerstown in west Cork.
Spanish fisherman brought ashore by RNLI after taking ill off Cork coast
The man was transported to hospital in the early hours of yesterday morning.
Lifeboat rescues windsurfer blown out to sea off Cork coast
The windsurfer got into difficulty a kilometre from the shore near the Old Head of Kinsale.
Rescuers pick up hundreds of migrants near Libyan coast
More than 350 migrants have been rescued off the Libyan coast in two days.
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.
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.
Woman rescued by helicopter after getting into difficulty while swimming in Greystones
The Greystones Coast Guard has shared images of the helicopter rescue.
Two children rescued from River Suir by Coast Guard
The children were rescued this afternoon.
'Lucky escape' for pair rescued from cliff at Howth
An adult and a teenager were rescued today at the Howth cliffs.
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.
Hurricane Sally: Rescuers seek out people amid widespread flooding
Homeowners and businesses have begun cleaning up following the storm.
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.
'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.
'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.
'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.
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.
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.
'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.
Fisherman rescued by RNLI lifeboat after vessel suffered engine failure
The boat was in danger of being swept onto rocks.
Kayaker spends almost two hours trapped in deep gorge after getting into difficulty
Five other kayakers managed to escape the incident.
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.
At least seven dead in landslides and floods in Indonesia
More than 2,000 people have been forced to leave their flooded homes.
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.
'Heartbreaking': Eight dogs rescued from 'appalling' living conditions in Cork
The dogs had to be sedated before they could be treated or groomed.
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.
Seals usually found in the Arctic Ocean spotted in Cork and Kerry waters
They would be sighted regularly off the coast of Greenland.
Injured hiker rescued from mountain in the Burren
The man was airlifted to hospital.
Two kayakers rescued from Lough Derg after getting into difficultly
One person was taken to hospital.
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.