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#Rescue

# rescue - Wednesday 15 March, 2017

'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 24,088 Views 15 Comments

Three crew members are yet to be recovered.

# rescue - Thursday 9 March, 2017

'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 20,357 Views 13 Comments

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

# rescue - Monday 6 March, 2017

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 12,576 Views 12 Comments

The animals got into difficulty late last month.

# rescue - Sunday 5 March, 2017

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

Man dies after getting into difficulty while kayaking

Mar 5th 2017, 10:05 AM 21,264 Views 5 Comments

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

# rescue - Thursday 2 March, 2017

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 6,934 Views 0 Comments

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

# rescue - Monday 27 February, 2017

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 9,682 Views 18 Comments

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

# rescue - Wednesday 22 February, 2017

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 12,087 Views 10 Comments

The rescue services are heading to the scene.

# rescue - Sunday 19 February, 2017

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 22,861 Views 6 Comments

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

# rescue - Thursday 9 February, 2017

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 15,291 Views 24 Comments

The alarm was raised this afternoon at 4.20pm.

# rescue - Monday 23 January, 2017

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 20,148 Views 6 Comments

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

# rescue - Tuesday 17 January, 2017

Australian family rescued from Japanese mountain after sending social media SOS
# Rescue
# Rescue

Australian family rescued from Japanese mountain after sending social media SOS

Jan 17th 2017, 7:02 PM 13,141 Views 7 Comments

The group reportedly dug a hole in the snow to keep warm.

# rescue - Tuesday 27 December, 2016

Man rescued after falling down cliff at golf club
# Co. Down
# Co. Down

Man rescued after falling down cliff at golf club

Dec 27th 2016, 9:56 PM 17,823 Views 3 Comments

The man was airlifted to hospital.

# rescue - Saturday 17 December, 2016

Dublin Fire Brigade heroically save man who went into water at IFSC
# Brave
# Brave

Dublin Fire Brigade heroically save man who went into water at IFSC

Dec 17th 2016, 6:21 PM 22,724 Views 12 Comments

The man is in hospital.

# rescue - Friday 9 December, 2016

Man found alive two weeks after helicopter crash in remote jungle
# Indonesia
# Indonesia

Man found alive two weeks after helicopter crash in remote jungle

Dec 9th 2016, 10:42 AM 13,314 Views 4 Comments

Yohanes Syahputra hadn’t eaten in days and had wounds on his hands, waist and legs when he was found.

# rescue - Monday 5 December, 2016

Irish navy recovers three bodies during Mediterranean rescue operation
# LE SAMUEL BECKETT
# LE SAMUEL BECKETT

Irish navy recovers three bodies during Mediterranean rescue operation

Dec 5th 2016, 9:09 AM 6,333 Views 32 Comments

Around 269 migrants were rescued from two rubber vessels around 30 miles north of Libyan capital, Tripoli.

# rescue - Saturday 3 December, 2016

Photos show Irish forces saving 140 lives in the Mediterranean
# LE SAMUEL BECKETT
# LE SAMUEL BECKETT

Photos show Irish forces saving 140 lives in the Mediterranean

Dec 3rd 2016, 1:06 PM 9,041 Views 55 Comments

LÉ Samuel Beckett is currently awaiting furthers tasks in the area of operations.

# rescue - Thursday 3 November, 2016

"Hero" gardaí rescue child from sixth floor apartment as witness Senator calls for their pay to be hiked
# Limerick
# Limerick

"Hero" gardaí rescue child from sixth floor apartment as witness Senator calls for their pay to be hiked

Nov 3rd 2016, 4:07 PM 30,525 Views 24 Comments

The ladder rescue happened on the Dock Road, Limerick, this morning.

# rescue - Tuesday 1 November, 2016

'She was more than my wife, she was my best friend': Husband pays tribute to volunteer wife
# Caitriona Lucas
# Caitriona Lucas

'She was more than my wife, she was my best friend': Husband pays tribute to volunteer wife

Nov 1st 2016, 3:15 PM 15,767 Views 5 Comments

Bernard Lucas paid tribute to coastguard wife, Caitríona, who died during an operation off the coast of Clare.

These five real-life rescue stories will make you believe in miracles
# Sponsored By Warner Bros
# Sponsored By Warner Bros

These five real-life rescue stories will make you believe in miracles

Nov 1st 2016, 9:07 AM 29,238 Views 4 Comments

Spoiler alert – they’re all OK in the end.

# rescue - Monday 24 October, 2016

Jet skier rescued after riding out to island and getting stuck
# Ireland's Eye
# Ireland's Eye

Jet skier rescued after riding out to island and getting stuck

Oct 24th 2016, 8:09 AM 22,279 Views 12 Comments

Their craft sank during the incident yesterday.

# rescue - Thursday 13 October, 2016

8-week-old puppies seized being exported to Scotland
# Rescue
# Rescue

8-week-old puppies seized being exported to Scotland

Oct 13th 2016, 6:59 PM 12,488 Views 9 Comments

The dogs were not microchipped and didn’t have pet passports, which are required to travel to the UK.

# rescue - Tuesday 11 October, 2016

Sailing sloop with two on board rescued off Old Head of Kinsale
# Rescue
# Rescue

Sailing sloop with two on board rescued off Old Head of Kinsale

Oct 11th 2016, 3:10 PM 7,642 Views 7 Comments

Met Éireann has issued a status yellow weather warning for small crafts from Roche’s Point to Loop Head to Erris Head.

# rescue - Sunday 9 October, 2016

Half a century ago Colin saved a girl from drowning; today he wants to find out what happened to her
# Greystones
# Greystones

Half a century ago Colin saved a girl from drowning; today he wants to find out what happened to her

Oct 9th 2016, 6:20 AM 23,565 Views 7 Comments

Colin Wilde has always wondered what happened to the girl whose life he saved 50 years ago.

# rescue - Tuesday 4 October, 2016

Irish navy rescues 220 people from the Mediterranean
# Migrant Crisis
# Migrant Crisis

Irish navy rescues 220 people from the Mediterranean

Oct 4th 2016, 10:01 PM 10,220 Views 88 Comments

They were taken aboard the LÉ Samuel Beckett, where they received food, water and medical treatment where required.

# rescue - Thursday 15 September, 2016

Caitríona Lucas, tragically killed in coast guard rescue, remembered as an exceptional person
# RIP
# RIP

Caitríona Lucas, tragically killed in coast guard rescue, remembered as an exceptional person

Sep 15th 2016, 6:20 PM 24,666 Views 12 Comments

The mother-of-two died on Monday.

# rescue - Tuesday 13 September, 2016

'Caitríona was up there with the best of them': Shock at sadness at death of Coast Guard volunteer
# Kilkee
# Kilkee

'Caitríona was up there with the best of them': Shock at sadness at death of Coast Guard volunteer

Sep 13th 2016, 8:59 PM 32,211 Views 14 Comments

The mother-of-two was pronounced dead shortly after being airlifted from the water.

# rescue - Thursday 8 September, 2016

Man dies after being pulled from water off Galway coast yesterday evening
# Salthill
# Salthill

Man dies after being pulled from water off Galway coast yesterday evening

Sep 8th 2016, 9:23 AM 15,234 Views 2 Comments

He was pronounced dead around an hour after arriving at University Hospital Galway.

# rescue - Saturday 27 August, 2016

Man injured after footbridge collapse over UK motorway
# Kent
# Kent

Man injured after footbridge collapse over UK motorway

Aug 27th 2016, 2:24 PM 22,501 Views 17 Comments

Police said it is believed a lorry collided with the pedestrian bridge.

# rescue - Monday 8 August, 2016

34 'gravely ill' cats discovered in Co Cork
# ISPCA
# ISPCA

34 'gravely ill' cats discovered in Co Cork

Aug 8th 2016, 4:37 PM 20,394 Views 15 Comments

Some of the cats and kittens had to be humanely euthanised on veterinary advice.

15 people had to be rescued in multiple incidents at sea yesterday
# Dangerous Conditions
# Dangerous Conditions

15 people had to be rescued in multiple incidents at sea yesterday

Aug 8th 2016, 7:42 AM 20,491 Views 9 Comments

Three separate marine rescues were carried out yesterday.

# rescue - Saturday 6 August, 2016

Climbers rescued after getting lost on Mayo mountain
# Mweelrea
# Mweelrea

Climbers rescued after getting lost on Mayo mountain

Aug 6th 2016, 12:23 PM 12,778 Views 58 Comments

Neither suffered any injuries.

Two dolphins die after becoming stranded off the coast of Mayo
# Washed Up
# Washed Up

Two dolphins die after becoming stranded off the coast of Mayo

Aug 6th 2016, 8:30 AM 15,909 Views 13 Comments

Rescuers were able to save three of the animals and return them to the sea.

# rescue - Friday 5 August, 2016

Girl rescued off the Cork coast after her inflatable dinghy floats out to sea
# Ballycotton
# Ballycotton

Girl rescued off the Cork coast after her inflatable dinghy floats out to sea

Aug 5th 2016, 3:33 PM 19,453 Views 30 Comments

An off-shore breeze pulled the inflatable dinghy out from Ardnahinch beach.

# rescue - Friday 29 July, 2016

Divers find 340-year-old brie off the coast of Sweden that 'smells of life'
# Break Out The Crackers
# Break Out The Crackers

Divers find 340-year-old brie off the coast of Sweden that 'smells of life'

Jul 29th 2016, 6:10 AM 34,914 Views 25 Comments

The cheese was discovered in a watertight pot.

# rescue - Friday 22 July, 2016

Man fined €4,000 for illegally smuggling 88 puppies through Dublin Port
# Puppy Farms
# Puppy Farms

Man fined €4,000 for illegally smuggling 88 puppies through Dublin Port

Jul 22nd 2016, 6:00 AM 20,398 Views 31 Comments

It is the first conviction of its kind under new legislation.

# rescue - Sunday 17 July, 2016

Man taken to hospital after falling from cliff in Howth
# Rescue
# Rescue

Man taken to hospital after falling from cliff in Howth

Jul 17th 2016, 8:01 AM 19,812 Views 7 Comments

The incident occurred yesterday afternoon.

# rescue - Saturday 9 July, 2016

Man hospitalised after collapsing during Dublin half marathon
# Rescue
# Rescue

Man hospitalised after collapsing during Dublin half marathon

Jul 9th 2016, 5:26 PM 30,186 Views 45 Comments

The man, in his 30s, underwent immediate CPR and was shocked using a defibrillator.

# rescue - Tuesday 5 July, 2016

Two men rescued after fishing vessel sinks off West Cork island
# Dursey Island
# Dursey Island

Two men rescued after fishing vessel sinks off West Cork island

Jul 5th 2016, 7:59 PM 12,568 Views 7 Comments

The operation was concluded successfully this evening.

# rescue - Monday 4 July, 2016

Dog owners surrendering pets to pounds to avoid paying for holiday kennels
# Abandoned
# Abandoned

Dog owners surrendering pets to pounds to avoid paying for holiday kennels

Jul 4th 2016, 2:28 PM 35,080 Views 72 Comments

The number of unwanted animals put down last year fell 10% but animal charities say problems remain.

# rescue - Sunday 3 July, 2016

Boy (13) flown to hospital after falling into sinkhole
# Kerry
# Kerry

Boy (13) flown to hospital after falling into sinkhole

Jul 3rd 2016, 2:10 PM 41,735 Views 6 Comments

The boy is not believed to have suffered any serious injuries.