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Saturday 23 September 2023 Dublin: 15°C

# Rescue

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RNLI battles 50 foot sea swells to rescue fishermen who sent mayday distress call
The RNLI has released footae of the rescue.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Surfers battle to refloat stranded dolphin on Clare beach
The mammal was later found dead in a nearby river.
Kite surfer rescued off west coast of Cork by RNLI
Weather conditions at the time were windy at the popular kite surfing spot.
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.
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.
RNLI crew rescue paddle boarder who got into difficulty in Bray
The weather conditions were not good with strong gale force winds.
Coast Guard saved over 400 lives this year
Around 1,000 volunteers help operate the service.
Bull rescued by RNLI after falling down steep cliff in Galway
Despite near dark conditions, the lifeboat was able to bring the bull ashore.
Puppies found among discarded rubbish rescued after passerby heard their cries
The two puppies, Shannon and Saoirse, are recuperating in the ISPCA’s care.
Walker rescued from rocks amid stormy conditions on Great South Wall
The alarm was raised by a member of the public as the tide started to rise.
'The most important is saving lives': Up to eight feared dead in Marseille building collapse
Rescue workers have found a pocket of air leading to hopes some may have survived.
'He was so lucky': New Zealand fisherman rescues 18-month-old toddler from ocean
The baby had pulled the zip of the parents’ tent open while they were sleeping and walked down to the beach.
Dolphin found dead in River Lee hours after being rescued by firefighters
Officers were called out to rescue the mammal last night.
Family of five rescued after yacht runs aground in Skerries
The group on the boat, who are believed to be French nationals, sent out a mayday alert shortly before 5am.
ISPCA rescues 86 dogs and puppies from illegal dog breeder
Over 100 dogs and puppies were rescued by the ISPCA over a three day period.
'Lucky to be alive': Climber rescued after week trapped on New Zealand mountain
Terry Harch, a 29-year-old Australian soldier, was spotted waving his arm in the snow on Mount Aspiring.
Caver who helped in Thai rescue threatens lawsuit against Elon Musk
Musk launched the extraordinary tirade against Vernon Unsworth without providing any justification.
'I'm very happy the boys are safe': Irish based diver who helped Thai cave rescue speaks about ordeal
Jim Warny’s nine-year old son said he never had any doubt that his Dad would come home safe.
Cave diver from Clare flew out to be part of Thai rescue mission that saved 12 boys and their coach
Jim Warny, an active cave diver and member of the Irish Cave Rescue Organisation (ICRO), flew to Thailand on Friday.
Eight down, five to go as rescue efforts to resume tomorrow in Thai cave
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
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
The swimmers got into difficulty on Burrow Beach and Claremont Beach in Howth.
Four members of boys soccer team rescued from Thai cave they've been trapped in for 15 days
Rescuers officially began the hazardous operation to rescue the 12 trapped boys and their soccer coach this morning.
Divers with extra supplies make progress in search for 12 missing boys in Thai cave
The boys and their 25-year-old coach entered Tham Luang Nang Non cave in Chiang Rai province on 23 June.
Easing of bad weather opens crucial window in search for missing football team in cave
“We will not stop until we find them,” the Thai navy seal commander said.
Rescuers battle heavy rain as search continues for 12 children trapped in cave in Thailand
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
Hundreds of rescuers worked overnight to pump water out of the cave.
Yacht of lone skipper on round-the-world sailing trip rescued by RNLI in West Cork
The 31 ft yacht was on its voyage from The Azores when it developed mechanical difficulties and sought help.
Dozens still missing after ferry capsized at Indonesia's Lake Toba
The wooden vessel sank yesterday afternoon with an estimated 80 people aboard.
Residents rescued from fire after gardaí break downstairs window
Traffic diversions were implemented as a result of the incident.
Coast Guard called after members of the public get stranded on rocks near Howth
The Coast Guard commended the group for getting in contact.
Coast Guard helicopter rescues woman and her dog cut off by the tide
The changing tide left the woman and her dog stranded on a sandbank.
Coast Guard helicopter rescues three men who jumped into water at Clontarf's Wooden Bridge
The men got into difficulty this afternoon.
Five people rescued after boat broke down and started to take on water
The boat was swamped with water when the Coast Guard arrived.