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#Rescue

# 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.

# rescue - Thursday 23 June, 2016

Body of young man recovered from blowhole in Belmullet
# Belmullet Tragedy
# Belmullet Tragedy

Body of young man recovered from blowhole in Belmullet

Jun 23rd 2016, 6:23 PM 48,253 Views 14 Comments

The tragic incident was reported at 12.30pm today.

Two research workers brought to hospital in rare Antarctic rescue mission
# South Pole
# South Pole

Two research workers brought to hospital in rare Antarctic rescue mission

Jun 23rd 2016, 9:27 AM 15,273 Views 8 Comments

It was only the third time that an emergency rescue operation has been launched in the middle of winter.

# rescue - Wednesday 15 June, 2016

The body of the 2-year-old boy dragged underwater by an alligator has been found
# Disney Resort
# Disney Resort

The body of the 2-year-old boy dragged underwater by an alligator has been found

Jun 15th 2016, 10:12 PM 109,728 Views 83 Comments

The family were on holiday when the incident happened.

# rescue - Sunday 12 June, 2016

These friends formed a human chain to save a dog from drowning in a reservoir
# Never Break The Chain
From The Daily Edge
# Never Break The Chain

These friends formed a human chain to save a dog from drowning in a reservoir

Jun 12th 2016, 10:33 AM 5,970 Views 1 Comment

Heroes!

# rescue - Thursday 9 June, 2016

Two fishermen rescued after their boat sinks off the Cork coast
# Icy Waters
# Icy Waters

Two fishermen rescued after their boat sinks off the Cork coast

Jun 9th 2016, 12:10 PM 17,014 Views 10 Comments

The rescue happened about 10 miles of Dursey Island.

# rescue - Tuesday 31 May, 2016

Abandoned horse left with maggot infection after headcollar embedded on its head
# Animal Cruelty
# Animal Cruelty

Abandoned horse left with maggot infection after headcollar embedded on its head

May 31st 2016, 6:05 AM 26,527 Views 54 Comments

It took four attempts with a team of volunteers, a vet and the operations manager at Dublin Zoo before the animal could be caught.

# rescue - Tuesday 24 May, 2016

Man rescued off Cork coast after falling overboard from US ship
# The Eagle
# The Eagle

Man rescued off Cork coast after falling overboard from US ship

May 24th 2016, 2:05 PM 28,730 Views 15 Comments

The US Coast Guard vessel USCGC Eagle was operating in Irish waters this morning.

# rescue - Monday 23 May, 2016

Cork parents praise 'heroic' woman who jumped into river and saved three-year-old boy
# Hero
# Hero

Cork parents praise 'heroic' woman who jumped into river and saved three-year-old boy

May 23rd 2016, 5:01 PM 25,925 Views 24 Comments

Alan and Adriana Watters have set up a fundraising page to thank the mother-of-13 who rescued their son.

# rescue - Saturday 21 May, 2016

Passengers jump from hot air balloon onto boats in dramatic Melbourne rescue
# Out Of Fuel
# Out Of Fuel

Passengers jump from hot air balloon onto boats in dramatic Melbourne rescue

May 21st 2016, 6:11 PM 23,975 Views 2 Comments

Nine people were rescued in unusual circumstances as their balloon ran out of fuel this morning.

# rescue - Thursday 12 May, 2016

Four swimmers rescued after getting caught in rip current off Dublin coast
# RNLI
# RNLI

Four swimmers rescued after getting caught in rip current off Dublin coast

May 12th 2016, 6:17 PM 19,549 Views 6 Comments

A RNLI volunteer entered the water to rescue the casualties over risk of hypothermia.

# rescue - Friday 6 May, 2016

Second car discovered during River Lee search
# Rescue
# Rescue

Second car discovered during River Lee search

May 6th 2016, 11:27 AM 47,032 Views 17 Comments

The alarm was raised shortly before 6am this morning.

# rescue - Sunday 24 April, 2016

49 starving monkeys rescued from South African garden centre
# Animal Cruelty
# Animal Cruelty

49 starving monkeys rescued from South African garden centre

Apr 24th 2016, 2:12 PM 16,470 Views 14 Comments

The monkeys had been kept in cages for the entertainment of people coming to buy plants at the centre.

# rescue - Wednesday 20 April, 2016

Watch: Britain's biggest royal fans count down to the Queen's birthday
# Take A Break
# Take A Break

Watch: Britain's biggest royal fans count down to the Queen's birthday

Apr 20th 2016, 11:00 AM 15,674 Views 191 Comments

“I’ll just say a few words as I give her flowers and a card.”

# rescue - Monday 11 April, 2016

Dramatic video shows three fishermen rescued from sinking trawler in Cork
# Operation
# Operation

Dramatic video shows three fishermen rescued from sinking trawler in Cork

Apr 11th 2016, 9:56 AM 23,250 Views 23 Comments

The fishermen had to swim to the RNLI lifeboat where they were pulled to safety.

# rescue - Sunday 10 April, 2016

Men rescued from burning boat after explosion
# Galway
# Galway

Men rescued from burning boat after explosion

Apr 10th 2016, 10:47 AM 15,384 Views 6 Comments

The incident happened just out from the village of Oranmore shortly after 1pm yesterday.

# rescue - Tuesday 5 April, 2016

Teenager 'slipping in and out of consciousness' rescued from mountain
# Mourne Mountains
# Mourne Mountains

Teenager 'slipping in and out of consciousness' rescued from mountain

Apr 5th 2016, 12:03 PM 21,201 Views 32 Comments

The student was part of a group hiking in the Mourne mountains.

# rescue - Sunday 3 April, 2016

This rescue dog adopted two ducklings and they're now internet darlings
# Life Of Pikelet
From The Daily Edge
# Life Of Pikelet

This rescue dog adopted two ducklings and they're now internet darlings

Apr 3rd 2016, 11:00 AM 7,086 Views 0 Comments

Best friends.

# rescue - Monday 28 March, 2016

Fishermen rescued off Arklow coastline
# Wicklow
# Wicklow

Fishermen rescued off Arklow coastline

Mar 28th 2016, 5:02 PM 13,570 Views 1 Comment

The distress call came in shortly before 8am this morning.

# rescue - Sunday 20 March, 2016

Five people dead and baby girl rescued after vehicle goes into water at pier in Donegal
# Buncrana
# Buncrana

Five people dead and baby girl rescued after vehicle goes into water at pier in Donegal

Mar 20th 2016, 11:55 PM 189,441 Views 70 Comments

Children are among the dead.

# rescue - Tuesday 23 February, 2016

Troops rescue 16-year-old Swedish girl from Islamic State
# Saved
# Saved

Troops rescue 16-year-old Swedish girl from Islamic State

Feb 23rd 2016, 5:05 PM 22,141 Views 57 Comments

A statement from the regional government said that the girl had been “misled” by an Isis member in Sweden.

# rescue - Sunday 14 February, 2016

Ponies rescued after becoming stranded on Waterford cliff
# Saved
# Saved

Ponies rescued after becoming stranded on Waterford cliff

Feb 14th 2016, 3:37 PM 15,743 Views 8 Comments

The ponies have now been moved to a more secure field.

# rescue - Tuesday 9 February, 2016

Gardaí rescue swans confused by Storm Imogen
# Neck Of Time
# Neck Of Time

Gardaí rescue swans confused by Storm Imogen

Feb 9th 2016, 12:23 PM 18,189 Views 19 Comments

The wet weather confused the swans making them land on wet roads instead of rivers.

# rescue - Friday 5 February, 2016

Man airlifted from Russian ship off Cork coast after "sustaining burns" in engine room
# Rescue
# Rescue

Man airlifted from Russian ship off Cork coast after "sustaining burns" in engine room

Feb 5th 2016, 11:19 PM 10,024 Views 13 Comments

The rescue happened today at about 5.45pm.

Man dies after boat taken from boat club capsizes on River Shannon
# Limerick
# Limerick

Man dies after boat taken from boat club capsizes on River Shannon

Feb 5th 2016, 7:44 AM 26,273 Views 32 Comments

The incident happened yesterday morning.

# rescue - Thursday 4 February, 2016

Helicopter needed for rescue of four men after boat capsizes
# Shannon River
# Shannon River

Helicopter needed for rescue of four men after boat capsizes

Feb 4th 2016, 9:39 AM 15,946 Views 34 Comments

This happened at around 4.30am this morning.

# rescue - Saturday 2 January, 2016

Coast Guard made to wait 25 minutes for ambulance, gave up and transported patient to hospital in jeep
# Rescue
# Rescue

Coast Guard made to wait 25 minutes for ambulance, gave up and transported patient to hospital in jeep

Jan 2nd 2016, 4:18 PM 37,129 Views 67 Comments

The Coast Guard helicopter had rescued a man in his 70s, suffering from “severe hypothermia”, from a beach in north Dublin.

Video: Horse rescued after falling into river and being swept downstream
# Lough Derg
# Lough Derg

Video: Horse rescued after falling into river and being swept downstream

Jan 2nd 2016, 3:52 PM 20,151 Views 12 Comments

The horse was being swept downstream into Lough Derg.

Man in hospital following Limerick house fire
# Rescue
# Rescue

Man in hospital following Limerick house fire

Jan 2nd 2016, 10:10 AM 11,198 Views 1 Comment

He was taken to University Hospital Limerick where his condition is not yet known.

# rescue - Friday 1 January, 2016

Teen saved from River Shannon after heavy flooding
# Rescue
# Rescue

Teen saved from River Shannon after heavy flooding

Jan 1st 2016, 5:30 PM 23,115 Views 11 Comments

The incident happened on a section of the river below the Parteen Weir hydro dam.

Man suffers severe injuries after falling off a bridge in Dublin
# Rescue
# Rescue

Man suffers severe injuries after falling off a bridge in Dublin

Jan 1st 2016, 11:26 AM 57,965 Views 44 Comments

He was rescued by members of the Dublin Fire Brigade.

# rescue - Thursday 31 December, 2015

10 adults and two children rescued from bus caught in severe floodwater in Scotland
# Rescue
# Rescue

10 adults and two children rescued from bus caught in severe floodwater in Scotland

Dec 31st 2015, 10:10 AM 9,904 Views 1 Comment

Emergency services were called to the scene yesterday afternoon.

# rescue - Tuesday 29 December, 2015

Baby orangutan found in urine soaked box now attending 'pre-school'
# Swing When You're Winning
# Swing When You're Winning

Baby orangutan found in urine soaked box now attending 'pre-school'

Dec 29th 2015, 12:04 PM 14,588 Views 21 Comments

Gito the orangutan looked “almost mummified in his cardboard coffin” when he was found.

# rescue - Sunday 27 December, 2015

Irish ships in the Mediterranean rescued almost 9,000 migrants in 2015
# Sea Land Air
# Sea Land Air

Irish ships in the Mediterranean rescued almost 9,000 migrants in 2015

Dec 27th 2015, 6:41 PM 11,810 Views 42 Comments

Both Ireland’s maritime Defence Forces and its Coast Guard have had a year to remember.

# rescue - Wednesday 23 December, 2015

Three men (and a dog) rescued from stormy waters by helicopter
# Rosslare
# Rosslare

Three men (and a dog) rescued from stormy waters by helicopter

Dec 23rd 2015, 9:25 PM 16,726 Views 16 Comments

Their boat became stuck on a sandbank off Rosslare, as Storm Eva swept in.

# rescue - Tuesday 22 December, 2015

Lifeboat crew rescues boat that lost power in gale force winds
# RNLI
# RNLI

Lifeboat crew rescues boat that lost power in gale force winds

Dec 22nd 2015, 10:48 AM 9,183 Views 8 Comments

The three people on board the boat had been carrying out work in the area.

# rescue - Thursday 17 December, 2015

ISPCA issues warning not to buy pets as surprise Christmas gift
# Not Even For Christmas
# Not Even For Christmas

ISPCA issues warning not to buy pets as surprise Christmas gift

Dec 17th 2015, 1:07 PM 10,435 Views 18 Comments

The warning comes as the charity rescues two Red Setters from dangerous conditions.

# rescue - Wednesday 9 December, 2015

'Unresponsive' young boy evacuated from Cape Clear this morning
# Cork
# Cork

'Unresponsive' young boy evacuated from Cape Clear this morning

Dec 9th 2015, 1:43 PM 20,521 Views 11 Comments

The Baltimore RNLI lifeboat crew were launched within minutes of the alert.

# rescue - Tuesday 8 December, 2015

Investigation after teenage girl rescued from water at Hook Head was dropped back into the sea
# Hook Head
# Hook Head

Investigation after teenage girl rescued from water at Hook Head was dropped back into the sea

Dec 8th 2015, 1:55 PM 34,991 Views 41 Comments

The girl remains in a critical condition in hospital.

# rescue - Sunday 6 December, 2015

Animal charity rescues very grateful donkey from floodwater in Kerry
# Kilorglin
# Kilorglin

Animal charity rescues very grateful donkey from floodwater in Kerry

Dec 6th 2015, 7:01 PM 35,458 Views 76 Comments

The charity’s founder had issued a plea for help earlier today so she could reach the stranded animal.