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#Rescue

# rescue - Wednesday 6 May, 2015

WATCH: Shocking video of people desperately trying to escape from deflating dinghy
# Crisis
# Crisis

WATCH: Shocking video of people desperately trying to escape from deflating dinghy

May 6th 2015, 6:15 AM 16,964 Views 49 Comments

The incident occurred in the Mediterranean.

# rescue - Friday 1 May, 2015

Baby pulled from rubble 24 hours after Nepal earthquake
# Earthquake
# Earthquake

Baby pulled from rubble 24 hours after Nepal earthquake

May 1st 2015, 8:44 AM 10,177 Views 12 Comments

Photos have emerged showing the infant being rescued by Nepalese military officers.

# rescue - Wednesday 29 April, 2015

Fisherman airlifted from trawler over 100 miles from Irish coast
# Rescue
# Rescue

Fisherman airlifted from trawler over 100 miles from Irish coast

Apr 29th 2015, 5:58 PM 10,469 Views 7 Comments

The Coast Guard helicopter took the man to Cork University Hospital, where his condition is unknown.

Four Irish people have still not contacted home after Nepal earthquake
# Earthquake
# Earthquake

Four Irish people have still not contacted home after Nepal earthquake

Apr 29th 2015, 3:00 PM 17,683 Views 14 Comments

One Nepalese man was removed from the rubble after 82 hours. He said he survived by drinking his own urine.

300 rescued from Boko Haram, but none are the Chibok schoolgirls
# Bring Back Our Girls
# Bring Back Our Girls

300 rescued from Boko Haram, but none are the Chibok schoolgirls

Apr 29th 2015, 7:56 AM 5,444 Views 2 Comments

200 abducted girls and 93 women was rescued after the Nigeria army attacked one of the group’s camps.

# rescue - Tuesday 28 April, 2015

Ten citizens on government’s list have still not contacted home after Nepal earthquake
# Earthquake
# Earthquake

Ten citizens on government’s list have still not contacted home after Nepal earthquake

Apr 28th 2015, 3:40 PM 21,741 Views 9 Comments

Minister Charlie Flanagan said there have been no reports of any Irish fatalities

# rescue - Monday 27 April, 2015

Nepal quake death toll surges over 3,000
# Disaster
# Disaster

Nepal quake death toll surges over 3,000

Apr 27th 2015, 7:28 AM 11,872 Views 8 Comments

It’s the Himalayan nation’s deadliest disaster in more than 80 years.

# rescue - Monday 20 April, 2015

"To send them back is another way of killing them"
# Migrant Crisis
# Migrant Crisis

"To send them back is another way of killing them"

Apr 20th 2015, 10:10 PM 38,060 Views 161 Comments

At least twenty people, including a child, are said to have died in one of the latest incidents.

Ireland WILL be taking in more refugees - but Charlie Flanagan's not saying how many
# Migrant Crisis
# Migrant Crisis

Ireland WILL be taking in more refugees - but Charlie Flanagan's not saying how many

Apr 20th 2015, 1:47 PM 8,336 Views 83 Comments

European ministers are holding crisis meetings today to respond to the latest Mediterranean migrant disasters.

# rescue - Saturday 18 April, 2015

It's 100 years since the 'biggest human tragedy' ever off the Irish coast
# Lusitania
# Lusitania

It's 100 years since the 'biggest human tragedy' ever off the Irish coast

Apr 18th 2015, 10:30 AM 19,420 Views 26 Comments

Cork will spend the next few weeks commemorating the Lusitania dead and celebrating the rescue effort.

# rescue - Thursday 9 April, 2015

Young child dies in fire on board tourist-packed Thailand ferry
# Rescue
# Rescue

Young child dies in fire on board tourist-packed Thailand ferry

Apr 9th 2015, 8:17 AM 12,918 Views 11 Comments

No Irish citizens were thought to be on board.

# rescue - Tuesday 7 April, 2015

Pregnant woman airlifted to hospital after being spotted standing on upturned boat
# Rescue
# Rescue

Pregnant woman airlifted to hospital after being spotted standing on upturned boat

Apr 7th 2015, 1:24 PM 21,278 Views 18 Comments

A member of the public called 999 after seeing two people perched on the craft, far out to sea.

# rescue - Sunday 5 April, 2015

Two people rescued after fire engulfs kitchen
# Rescue
# Rescue

Two people rescued after fire engulfs kitchen

Apr 5th 2015, 8:03 PM 21,866 Views 7 Comments

The two were treated for smoke inhalation.

Man saved after climbing down rocks and getting caught in water
# Rescue
# Rescue

Man saved after climbing down rocks and getting caught in water

Apr 5th 2015, 1:08 PM 16,267 Views 34 Comments

Teams from the Coast Guard and RNLI were called.

# rescue - Friday 3 April, 2015

Seriously ill Antarctic worker transferred to hospital after two-week journey
# Rescue
# Rescue

Seriously ill Antarctic worker transferred to hospital after two-week journey

Apr 3rd 2015, 1:51 PM 11,428 Views 1 Comment

An icebreaker transported the man back to Australia.

# rescue - Wednesday 25 March, 2015

Some data recovered - but as yet we don't have "the slightest explanation" for the crash
# Alps Plane Tragedy
# Alps Plane Tragedy

Some data recovered - but as yet we don't have "the slightest explanation" for the crash

Mar 25th 2015, 10:16 PM 36,758 Views 40 Comments

The plane, carrying 144 passengers, plunged for eight minutes before hitting the side of a mountain – with no survivors.

# rescue - Sunday 15 March, 2015

Surfer winched to safety from base of Cliffs of Moher
# Rescue 118
# Rescue 118

Surfer winched to safety from base of Cliffs of Moher

Mar 15th 2015, 9:31 AM 16,079 Views 26 Comments

Several emergency crews responded to the incident.

# rescue - Sunday 1 March, 2015

Teenager dies after falling from horse into river
# Cork
# Cork

Teenager dies after falling from horse into river

Mar 1st 2015, 7:00 PM 50,381 Views 0 Comments

He was in the water for some time before being found, a source said.

# rescue - Sunday 22 February, 2015

Three rescued from Westmeath house fire overnight
# Kinnegad
# Kinnegad

Three rescued from Westmeath house fire overnight

Feb 22nd 2015, 6:14 PM 17,960 Views 4 Comments

Gardaí don’t believe the fire was started in suspicious circumstances.

Student airlifted off Ben Wisken after falling on steep ground
# Sligo
# Sligo

Student airlifted off Ben Wisken after falling on steep ground

Feb 22nd 2015, 3:05 PM 14,737 Views 14 Comments

The rescue began at 4pm yesterday.

# rescue - Monday 16 February, 2015

PHOTOS: Cork firefighters rescue horse stuck in river
# Blarney
# Blarney

PHOTOS: Cork firefighters rescue horse stuck in river

Feb 16th 2015, 6:25 PM 14,885 Views 14 Comments

The animal had been trapped for at least two days.

# rescue - Sunday 15 February, 2015

These rescuers helped find a family lost on Knockmealdowns mountains
# Helping Hands
# Helping Hands

These rescuers helped find a family lost on Knockmealdowns mountains

Feb 15th 2015, 10:53 AM 11,274 Views 31 Comments

So did the gardaí, Irish Coast Guard and Tramore Cliff and Mountain Rescue Team.

# rescue - Friday 13 February, 2015

Man arrested over hoax call about person jumping into Waterford river
# Hoax
# Hoax

Man arrested over hoax call about person jumping into Waterford river

Feb 13th 2015, 1:55 PM 12,210 Views 33 Comments

Several units of emergency services were called to help in the search, including the Coast Guard helicopter.

# rescue - Wednesday 11 February, 2015

Shipwreck report: 'Desire for photo op meant Astrid tall ship was too close to the coast'
# Rescue
# Rescue

Shipwreck report: 'Desire for photo op meant Astrid tall ship was too close to the coast'

Feb 11th 2015, 8:56 PM 17,280 Views 5 Comments

Human error has been blamed for the sinking of the ship in a new report.

# rescue - Thursday 5 February, 2015

These are just some of the 116 puppies seized at Dublin Port
# No Papers
# No Papers

These are just some of the 116 puppies seized at Dublin Port

Feb 5th 2015, 9:20 PM 41,756 Views 59 Comments

The puppies are aged from as young as 5 weeks up to 8 weeks of age.

# rescue - Tuesday 3 February, 2015

Dublin Fire Brigade rescue crewman after fall at Howth
# Skipper
# Skipper

Dublin Fire Brigade rescue crewman after fall at Howth

Feb 3rd 2015, 8:40 AM 8,236 Views 6 Comments

He fell from the deck when he was throwing out nets to dry them.

# rescue - Friday 23 January, 2015

Dramatic video shows fishermen saved moments before their boat sank
# Saved
# Saved

Dramatic video shows fishermen saved moments before their boat sank

Jan 23rd 2015, 9:40 PM 21,499 Views 26 Comments

The Irish vessel went down off the Isle of Lewis.

# rescue - Sunday 18 January, 2015

Search for man who fell into River Nore while walking with friends
# Kilkenny
# Kilkenny

Search for man who fell into River Nore while walking with friends

Jan 18th 2015, 9:34 AM 17,684 Views 3 Comments

The 33-year-old entered the water at about 1.30am this morning.

# rescue - Thursday 15 January, 2015

Islanders left stranded as ferry unable to operate due to high seas
# Tory Island
# Tory Island

Islanders left stranded as ferry unable to operate due to high seas

Jan 15th 2015, 9:02 AM 9,844 Views 10 Comments

The Irish Coast Guard has been taking out emergency supplies such as milk, potatoes and even the post.

# rescue - Monday 12 January, 2015

Injured fisherman left at sea as strong winds delay rescue lift-off
# Mizen Head
# Mizen Head

Injured fisherman left at sea as strong winds delay rescue lift-off

Jan 12th 2015, 7:39 AM 7,993 Views 4 Comments

The Waterford rescue helicopter is now its way to rescue the fisherman.

# rescue - Saturday 10 January, 2015

CNN and Sky News would have loved the Flying Enterprise saga... It was the 'Chilean Mine Rescue' of its time
# On This Day
# On This Day

CNN and Sky News would have loved the Flying Enterprise saga... It was the 'Chilean Mine Rescue' of its time

Jan 10th 2015, 6:30 PM 21,392 Views 26 Comments

The story of the stricken cargo ship and its hero captain had people flocking to cinemas to catch the latest newsreels. The saga kept the world gripped for 14 days.

# rescue - Monday 5 January, 2015

Woman rescued after getting naked and climbing down ex-boyfriend's chimney
# Santa Baby
From The Daily Edge
# Santa Baby

Woman rescued after getting naked and climbing down ex-boyfriend's chimney

Jan 5th 2015, 9:39 AM 3,935 Views 5 Comments

Her ex-partner was awoken by her cries for help.

# rescue - Sunday 4 January, 2015

Video: 24 people rescued after large cargo ship carrying cars grounded
# RNLI
# RNLI

Video: 24 people rescued after large cargo ship carrying cars grounded

Jan 4th 2015, 11:49 AM 14,872 Views 2 Comments

An operation is now underway to free the ship.

# rescue - Wednesday 31 December, 2014

Seven AirAsia bodies recovered - but the weather's still hampering recovery
# Tragedy
# Tragedy

Seven AirAsia bodies recovered - but the weather's still hampering recovery

Dec 31st 2014, 1:00 PM 10,239 Views 0 Comments

The flight crashed in the Java Sea earlier this week.

# rescue - Tuesday 30 December, 2014

Greek coastguard: Cargo ship was not actually in danger - it was just asking for supplies
# Rescue
# Rescue

Greek coastguard: Cargo ship was not actually in danger - it was just asking for supplies

Dec 30th 2014, 6:30 PM 20,899 Views 36 Comments

A passenger called emergency services to tell them they had no food, water or blankets.

Four pups left for dead saved by jogger on Christmas Day
# Rescue
# Rescue

Four pups left for dead saved by jogger on Christmas Day

Dec 30th 2014, 2:22 PM 21,738 Views 30 Comments

Athlone SPCA says it’s now inundated with people wanting to give the pups a home.

Aviation experts call for compulsory 'real-time' tracking of aircraft
# AirAsia
# AirAsia

Aviation experts call for compulsory 'real-time' tracking of aircraft

Dec 30th 2014, 11:44 AM 9,952 Views 15 Comments

Experts say while real-time tracking technology will not save lives, but will significantly streamline search efforts.

Confusion over how many passengers survived Norman Atlantic ferry fire
# Rescue
# Rescue

Confusion over how many passengers survived Norman Atlantic ferry fire

Dec 30th 2014, 8:33 AM 9,727 Views 10 Comments

There are serious discrepancies in the ship’s manifest and confusion over how many people were aboard.

# rescue - Monday 29 December, 2014

'I watched my husband die...I tried to save him but I couldn't'
# Rescue
# Rescue

'I watched my husband die...I tried to save him but I couldn't'

Dec 29th 2014, 8:00 PM 57,368 Views 15 Comments

Rescuers battled through the night to help hundreds trapped on board the Norman Atlantic.