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#Rescue

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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 20,285 Views 44 Comments

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

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 34,937 Views 32 Comments

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

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 14,806 Views 9 Comments

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

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 59,321 Views 105 Comments

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

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 33,068 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 43,130 Views 145 Comments

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

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 20,643 Views 19 Comments

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

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 21,945 Views 11 Comments

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

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 14,469 Views 95 Comments

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

'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 12,152 Views 12 Comments

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

'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 37,986 Views 51 Comments

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

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 45,098 Views 33 Comments

The incident happened in the town yesterday afternoon.

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 24,788 Views 76 Comments

Emergency services were alerted shortly before 12pm today.

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 10,463 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 22,934 Views 9 Comments

Both men are believed to be Lithuanian nationals.

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 23,435 Views 10 Comments

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

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 25,791 Views 3 Comments

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

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 14,685 Views 7 Comments

No-one was injured in the incident.

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 23,108 Views 41 Comments

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

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 22,834 Views 23 Comments

It has been banned for six months.

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

Search for fisherman missing off Skerries stood down

May 26th 2017, 10:17 PM 25,282 Views 3 Comments

One man has been rescued and one man remains missing.

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 30,646 Views 28 Comments

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

'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 22,589 Views 36 Comments

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

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 21,444 Views 19 Comments

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

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 45,879 Views 37 Comments

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

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 39,348 Views 12 Comments

They are all in hospital.

'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 13,877 Views 6 Comments

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

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 16,875 Views 7 Comments

The body of Mark Duffy was recovered on Sunday.

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 38,865 Views 37 Comments

Two people have been hospitalised following the incident.

'It's unspeakable, what's going on': Shane Ross meets families of Coast Guard crew
# Blacksod
# Blacksod

'It's unspeakable, what's going on': Shane Ross meets families of Coast Guard crew

Mar 15th 2017, 3:20 PM 52,066 Views 27 Comments

Searches are ongoing to locate chief pilot Mark Duffy and winchmen Paul Ormsby and Ciarán Smith.

'You hang on to a thread of hope but are fearful' - The search for Rescue 116
# Blacksod
# Blacksod

'You hang on to a thread of hope but are fearful' - The search for Rescue 116

Mar 15th 2017, 12:01 AM 24,160 Views 15 Comments

Three crew members are yet to be recovered.

'The rescue effort was enormous': Irishman rescued after yacht capsized off Australian coast
# Rescue
# Rescue

'The rescue effort was enormous': Irishman rescued after yacht capsized off Australian coast

Mar 9th 2017, 3:45 PM 20,389 Views 13 Comments

It took over 13 hours for rescuers to reach them after the emergency vessel was launched.

No bull: RNLI tasked to rescue cattle which had fallen from a cliff

No bull: RNLI tasked to rescue cattle which had fallen from a cliff

Mar 6th 2017, 7:23 PM 12,606 Views 12 Comments

The animals got into difficulty late last month.

Man dies after getting into difficulty while kayaking
# Roscommon
# Roscommon

Man dies after getting into difficulty while kayaking

Mar 5th 2017, 10:05 AM 21,298 Views 5 Comments

He was taken to hospital in a critical condition but was pronounced dead yesterday evening.

At least five injured after South African hospital roof collapses
# Johannesburg
# Johannesburg

At least five injured after South African hospital roof collapses

Mar 2nd 2017, 6:43 PM 6,950 Views 0 Comments

“We have the canine search and rescue team there, we are not sure if there are any people trapped.”

Footballer saves the life of opponent who swallowed his tongue
# Rescue
From The42
# Rescue

Footballer saves the life of opponent who swallowed his tongue

Feb 27th 2017, 5:39 PM 12,540 Views 18 Comments

Czech goalkeeper Martin Berkovec had collapsed after colliding with a team-mate.

Coast Guard operation underway after man falls ill on fishing boat
# Medevac
# Medevac

Coast Guard operation underway after man falls ill on fishing boat

Feb 22nd 2017, 8:44 PM 12,096 Views 10 Comments

The rescue services are heading to the scene.

Four units attend as Dublin Fire Brigade battles blaze in north inner city
# Sean Macdermott Street
# Sean Macdermott Street

Four units attend as Dublin Fire Brigade battles blaze in north inner city

Feb 19th 2017, 5:03 PM 22,903 Views 6 Comments

Dublin Fire Brigade also managed to save two family members as it fought a blaze in Donaghmede early this morning.

Man rescued from sinking yacht off Co Cork coast
# Roches Point
# Roches Point

Man rescued from sinking yacht off Co Cork coast

Feb 9th 2017, 9:39 PM 15,336 Views 24 Comments

The alarm was raised this afternoon at 4.20pm.

Three white sheepdog puppies found in Italian avalanche boost hope for survivors
# Rescue
# Rescue

Three white sheepdog puppies found in Italian avalanche boost hope for survivors

Jan 23rd 2017, 10:19 PM 20,166 Views 6 Comments

More than two days have passed since anyone has been pulled out alive from the hotel.