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# 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.

# rescue - Saturday 24 March, 2018

Seven teens rescued after getting stranded on Sandymount beach
# Sandymount Strand
# Sandymount Strand

Seven teens rescued after getting stranded on Sandymount beach

Mar 24th 2018, 5:05 PM 27,915 Views 24 Comments

The group had got into difficulty when caught by an incoming tide.

# rescue - Friday 2 March, 2018

Gardaí warn 'stay out of the water' after swimmer rescued in Sandycove
# Stormy Waters
# Stormy Waters

Gardaí warn 'stay out of the water' after swimmer rescued in Sandycove

Mar 2nd 2018, 4:56 PM 56,044 Views 114 Comments

The woman got into difficulty in stormy waters.

# rescue - Saturday 24 February, 2018

'Unacceptable': Kilkee Coast Guard could struggle with the influx of tourists, Dáil told
# Co Clare
# Co Clare

'Unacceptable': Kilkee Coast Guard could struggle with the influx of tourists, Dáil told

Feb 24th 2018, 7:30 AM 13,102 Views 9 Comments

The Dáil was told that there had been six incidents last year where “no sea rescue was available” from the Kilkee Coast Guard.

# rescue - Friday 23 February, 2018

Man 'extremely lucky' to be alive after falling on rocks in Cork
# Rnli Rescue
# Rnli Rescue

Man 'extremely lucky' to be alive after falling on rocks in Cork

Feb 23rd 2018, 7:14 AM 30,976 Views 6 Comments

He was seriously injured when found by a member of the public.

# rescue - Sunday 18 February, 2018

Seven people rescued from Carrauntoohil mountain in two separate incidents overnight
# Kerry
# Kerry

Seven people rescued from Carrauntoohil mountain in two separate incidents overnight

Feb 18th 2018, 1:17 PM 31,439 Views 51 Comments

A woman with a bad cut on her head was found as Kerry Mountain rescue were bringing another six people off the mountain.

# rescue - Wednesday 27 December, 2017

Mountain walker found safe after going missing on Carrauntoohil last night
# Kerry
# Kerry

Mountain walker found safe after going missing on Carrauntoohil last night

Dec 27th 2017, 11:52 AM 42,260 Views 90 Comments

He rang the gardaí last night reporting that he had gotten lost on the mountain.

# rescue - Wednesday 6 December, 2017

ISPCA urging public to come and rehome cats who were used at research facilities
# To The Rescue
# To The Rescue

ISPCA urging public to come and rehome cats who were used at research facilities

Dec 6th 2017, 7:15 PM 28,138 Views 34 Comments

So far this year, 351 cats and kittens have been responsibly rehomed from the centre in Longford.

# rescue - Thursday 23 November, 2017

Argentine navy says 'explosion' detected in search for missing submarine
# Rescue Mission
# Rescue Mission

Argentine navy says 'explosion' detected in search for missing submarine

Nov 23rd 2017, 2:42 PM 22,406 Views 25 Comments

The 44 crew members now missing for a week.

Search underway for fisherman missing in Galway Bay
# GALWAY BAY
# GALWAY BAY

Search underway for fisherman missing in Galway Bay

Nov 23rd 2017, 10:01 AM 10,567 Views 2 Comments

An alert was raised with the Irish Coast Guard yesterday evening when the boat failed to return to shore.

# rescue - Wednesday 22 November, 2017

US Navy plane carrying 11 passengers crashes into Philippine Sea off coast of Japan
# Rescue
# Rescue

US Navy plane carrying 11 passengers crashes into Philippine Sea off coast of Japan

Nov 22nd 2017, 9:00 AM 10,007 Views 8 Comments

Eight people have been rescued so far.

# rescue - Sunday 29 October, 2017

Two people cut off by rising tide in Sandymount rescued by RNLI
# Dublin
# Dublin

Two people cut off by rising tide in Sandymount rescued by RNLI

Oct 29th 2017, 6:35 PM 20,266 Views 44 Comments

The alarm was raised at 4.30pm, when the pair found themselves surrounded by water.

# rescue - Friday 27 October, 2017

US sailors and two dogs rescued after five months lost at sea
# Pacific Ocean
# Pacific Ocean

US sailors and two dogs rescued after five months lost at sea

Oct 27th 2017, 10:12 AM 34,913 Views 32 Comments

Jennifer Appel Tasha Fuiaba’s sailboat engine broke on 30 May and they have been stranded at sea since.

# rescue - Sunday 22 October, 2017

Man rescued after car he was driving entered Lough Neagh
# Antrim
# Antrim

Man rescued after car he was driving entered Lough Neagh

Oct 22nd 2017, 2:01 PM 14,775 Views 9 Comments

The man’s car was found to have entered the water just after midnight last night.

# rescue - Saturday 21 October, 2017

Group of 15 junior sailors rescued from wrath of Storm Brian in Dun Laoghaire harbour
# Brian's Song
# Brian's Song

Group of 15 junior sailors rescued from wrath of Storm Brian in Dun Laoghaire harbour

Oct 21st 2017, 3:49 PM 59,210 Views 105 Comments

It’s understood the youngsters were having a sailing lesson when the storm took a hold.

# rescue - Monday 16 October, 2017

Three men rescued from Ophelia off yacht in Co Wexford
# Eye Of The Storm
# Eye Of The Storm

Three men rescued from Ophelia off yacht in Co Wexford

Oct 16th 2017, 8:16 PM 33,036 Views 25 Comments

The three had encountered extreme difficulty in attempting to bring their yacht to harbour early this morning.

Rescue 116 and lifeboat crew tasked to windsurfers in difficulty off Louth coast
# Ophelia
# Ophelia

Rescue 116 and lifeboat crew tasked to windsurfers in difficulty off Louth coast

Oct 16th 2017, 12:17 PM 43,087 Views 145 Comments

The incident happened this morning before the men made their way back to shore.

# rescue - Friday 6 October, 2017

Toddler rescued after being trapped in Swiss Alps crevice for 12 hours
# Lucky Escape
# Lucky Escape

Toddler rescued after being trapped in Swiss Alps crevice for 12 hours

Oct 6th 2017, 9:27 PM 20,568 Views 19 Comments

The girl fell into a deep crevice during a family hike in the Swiss Alps.

# rescue - Monday 2 October, 2017

Irish mountain rescue volunteer dies while training in Wales
# Fatal Accident
# Fatal Accident

Irish mountain rescue volunteer dies while training in Wales

Oct 2nd 2017, 7:37 AM 21,880 Views 11 Comments

Kevin Hallahan was a father who joined the Dublin-Wicklow Mountain Rescue Team in 2011.

# rescue - Friday 15 September, 2017

Ireland to accept 330 extra refugees next year
# Protection Programme
# Protection Programme

Ireland to accept 330 extra refugees next year

Sep 15th 2017, 8:16 PM 14,443 Views 95 Comments

The country has now pledged to take in 600 refugees in 2018.

# rescue - Wednesday 30 August, 2017

'I was just really concerned for my kids': Irishman in Texas evacuated from house in boat
# HURRICANE HARVEY
# HURRICANE HARVEY

'I was just really concerned for my kids': Irishman in Texas evacuated from house in boat

Aug 30th 2017, 10:37 PM 12,125 Views 12 Comments

The full horrors of the monster storm Hurricane Harvey began emerging today.

# rescue - Thursday 24 August, 2017

'I'm not a medic, I just watch a lot of TV': Woman who saved man turned away from hospital
# Rescue
# Rescue

'I'm not a medic, I just watch a lot of TV': Woman who saved man turned away from hospital

Aug 24th 2017, 10:37 PM 37,965 Views 51 Comments

The man suffered a heart attack after he was turned away from a hospital despite complaining of chest pains.

# rescue - Monday 7 August, 2017

Local garda swims out and rescues man who'd jumped from a bridge in Sligo
# Heroism
# Heroism

Local garda swims out and rescues man who'd jumped from a bridge in Sligo

Aug 7th 2017, 7:21 PM 44,985 Views 33 Comments

The incident happened in the town yesterday afternoon.

# rescue - Wednesday 2 August, 2017

Teen army cadets caught up in bad weather rescued off the Mourne Mountains
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Teen army cadets caught up in bad weather rescued off the Mourne Mountains

Aug 2nd 2017, 6:08 PM 24,742 Views 76 Comments

Emergency services were alerted shortly before 12pm today.

# rescue - Monday 10 July, 2017

RNLI volunteers in Cork have helped eight people in four incidents since yesterday
# Crosshaven
# Crosshaven

RNLI volunteers in Cork have helped eight people in four incidents since yesterday

Jul 10th 2017, 10:12 PM 10,440 Views 3 Comments

It’s been a busy couple of days for the Crosshaven RNLI.

Two men who died off Donegal coast named locally
# Mallinbeg
# Mallinbeg

Two men who died off Donegal coast named locally

Jul 10th 2017, 6:31 PM 22,892 Views 9 Comments

Both men are believed to be Lithuanian nationals.

# rescue - Sunday 2 July, 2017

Six people rescued from boat in 'dangerous' conditions off Cork coast
# Courtmacsherry
# Courtmacsherry

Six people rescued from boat in 'dangerous' conditions off Cork coast

Jul 2nd 2017, 4:20 PM 23,385 Views 10 Comments

“The rescue was carried out with great skill and precision on a dangerous coastline in today’s winds,” the RNLI said.

# rescue - Saturday 24 June, 2017

Boy (14) airlifted to hospital after yachting incident off Cork coast
# Coast Guard
# Coast Guard

Boy (14) airlifted to hospital after yachting incident off Cork coast

Jun 24th 2017, 6:45 PM 25,746 Views 3 Comments

In a separate incident, a man in his 50s required the help of the coast guard after a serious kitesurfing incident.

# rescue - Sunday 4 June, 2017

Three rescued after yacht sinks off Wexford coast
# Saltee Islands
# Saltee Islands

Three rescued after yacht sinks off Wexford coast

Jun 4th 2017, 1:21 PM 14,665 Views 11 Comments

No-one was injured in the incident.

# rescue - Monday 29 May, 2017

RNLI rescues two people without life jackets from submerged jet ski
# Dún Laoghaire
# Dún Laoghaire

RNLI rescues two people without life jackets from submerged jet ski

May 29th 2017, 8:27 AM 23,069 Views 41 Comments

The Dún Laoghaire Harbour Police alerted the Irish Coast Guard to the sinking jet ski in the harbour.

# rescue - Saturday 27 May, 2017

So many people have drowned in this Pakistani city that swimming has been banned
# Extreme Heat
# Extreme Heat

So many people have drowned in this Pakistani city that swimming has been banned

May 27th 2017, 8:30 AM 22,632 Views 23 Comments

It has been banned for six months.

# rescue - Friday 26 May, 2017

Search for fisherman missing off Skerries stood down
# Rescue
# Rescue

Search for fisherman missing off Skerries stood down

May 26th 2017, 10:17 PM 25,259 Views 3 Comments

One man has been rescued and one man remains missing.

# rescue - Tuesday 23 May, 2017

Seven dogs had to be put down after being found in 'deplorable' conditions
# Animal Cruelty
# Animal Cruelty

Seven dogs had to be put down after being found in 'deplorable' conditions

May 23rd 2017, 1:31 PM 30,474 Views 28 Comments

The animals’ former owner was barred from owning any dogs.

# rescue - Thursday 4 May, 2017

'I was thinking I was going to die' - Surfer rescued by Belfast Coast Guard after 32 hours at sea
# Saved
# Saved

'I was thinking I was going to die' - Surfer rescued by Belfast Coast Guard after 32 hours at sea

May 4th 2017, 10:28 PM 22,559 Views 36 Comments

Belfast Coastguard coordinated the search for Matthew Bryce from Airdrie in Scotland.

# rescue - Tuesday 18 April, 2017

Three people 'extremely lucky to survive' boat overturning on River Boyne
# No Life Jackets
# No Life Jackets

Three people 'extremely lucky to survive' boat overturning on River Boyne

Apr 18th 2017, 8:31 AM 21,410 Views 19 Comments

The Coast Guard rescued the group after a member of the public raised the alarm.

# rescue - Monday 10 April, 2017

Volunteers involved in search for Rescue 116 crewmen 'disgusted' to be charged toll
# Blacksod
# Blacksod

Volunteers involved in search for Rescue 116 crewmen 'disgusted' to be charged toll

Apr 10th 2017, 5:19 PM 45,738 Views 37 Comments

Carrick River Rescue claimed they were stopped and charged on the M7 toll after taking part in Rescue 116 search.

# rescue - Friday 7 April, 2017

Three people rescued from River Liffey last night
# Dublin Fire Brigade
# Dublin Fire Brigade

Three people rescued from River Liffey last night

Apr 7th 2017, 7:01 AM 39,278 Views 12 Comments

They are all in hospital.

# rescue - Tuesday 4 April, 2017

'We'll do it as long as it takes': Massive community effort to feed Rescue 116 search teams
# In It Together
# In It Together

'We'll do it as long as it takes': Massive community effort to feed Rescue 116 search teams

Apr 4th 2017, 1:43 PM 13,847 Views 6 Comments

Groups from all over the country are sending food to the local co-op near Blacksod.

# rescue - Wednesday 29 March, 2017

Funeral of Rescue 116 Captain Mark Duffy to take place tomorrow
# RIP
# RIP

Funeral of Rescue 116 Captain Mark Duffy to take place tomorrow

Mar 29th 2017, 9:54 AM 16,853 Views 7 Comments

The body of Mark Duffy was recovered on Sunday.

# rescue - Sunday 19 March, 2017

Coast Guard and RNLI rescue eight people from overturned boat off Sligo
# Rescue 118
# Rescue 118

Coast Guard and RNLI rescue eight people from overturned boat off Sligo

Mar 19th 2017, 5:20 PM 38,831 Views 35 Comments

Two people have been hospitalised following the incident.