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# rescued - Tuesday 6 October, 2020

Two workers rescued after scaffolding collapse in New York City

The pair were pulled to safety through a window on the 20th floor of the building in Lower Manhattan.

# rescued - Thursday 10 September, 2020

Seven Pomeranian puppies rescued from car boot after gardaí apprehend speeding motorist

The puppies have been transferred to the care of the Kildare & West Wicklow SPCA.

# rescued - Monday 8 June, 2020

Man rescued after six days trapped in well in Bali

Villagers had passed him food and water and tried to help by throwing him a rope, but he said he could not be pulled up because of his injuries.

# rescued - Friday 4 October, 2019

The ISPCA is appealing for homes for 3 puppies abandoned in Co Westmeath garden

Tomás, Fifi and Liam are currently at the ISPCA’s National Animal Centre.

# rescued - Tuesday 6 August, 2019

Six people rescued after two cruise boats get into difficulty on Lough Derg

In one case, a boat was drifting without power and was taking on water.

# rescued - Saturday 20 October, 2018

Arizona man broke both of his legs and fought off rattlesnakes after mine shaft fall

Authorities have said John Waddell is lucky to be alive.

# rescued - Monday 6 August, 2018

11 starving children found by police at New Mexico desert compound

The children had no food or fresh water, and only dirty rags for clothing.

# rescued - Monday 23 July, 2018

Hundreds of White Helmets rescued in face of Syria advance

Jordan’s foreign ministry announced in a statement that the kingdom received 422 Syrian citizens.

# rescued - Tuesday 13 February, 2018

Over 600 cats and dogs rehomed by ISPCA following closure of research facility

The charity is still seeking homes for nine beagle dogs and fifteen cats.

# rescued - Friday 26 January, 2018

From The Daily Edge This Irish girl's Snapchat story about getting stuck in a toilet cubicle is such a joy Free Shots

This Irish girl's Snapchat story about getting stuck in a toilet cubicle is such a joy

Her visit to Prague certainly was memorable.

# rescued - Sunday 15 October, 2017

From The42 Wayne Rooney earns a point for Everton with a last-gasp penalty Rescued

Wayne Rooney earns a point for Everton with a last-gasp penalty

The result sees Everton avoid a fifth defeat in their last six Premier League games.

# rescued - Saturday 17 June, 2017

Irish Navy rescues over 700 people off Libyan coast

A baby girl was born on the LE Eithne.

# rescued - Wednesday 14 June, 2017

Two teenagers rescued from Paris catacombs after becoming lost for three days

The Parisian catacombs comprise more than 150 miles of tunnels beneath the French capital.

# rescued - Thursday 9 February, 2017

China police rescue 32 trafficked Vietnamese brides

Farmers see “buying” a woman from abroad as cheaper than paying a dowry for a Chinese bride.

# rescued - Tuesday 27 September, 2016

Three people rescued from sinking fishing trawler 20 miles off Cork coast

The boat had been taking on water rapidly by the time rescue arrived.

# rescued - Monday 1 August, 2016

Bernie Ecclestone's mother-in-law rescued from kidnappers after week in captivity

Ecclestone’s 67-year-old mother-in-law Aparecida Schunck Flosi Palmeira was kidnapped on 22 July.

# rescued - Thursday 19 May, 2016

The second of the 219 abducted Nigerian schoolgirls has been found

Army spokesman Colonel Sani Usman “has confirmed the rescue of another Chibok girl this evening”, a statement said.

# rescued - Saturday 30 April, 2016

South Koreans eat nearly 2.5 million dogs a year, but the industry is dying

Close to 200 dogs were freed from a farm this week.

# rescued - Thursday 31 March, 2016

PHOTOS: This starving boy has made a wonderful recovery two months after being rescued

His family reportedly abandoned him because they thought he was a witch.

# rescued - Sunday 7 February, 2016

Photos: 13 dogs found standing in inches of their own dirt in Cork

All the dogs were extremely underweight and there was no clean water available to them.

# rescued - Friday 29 January, 2016

Miners trapped underground since Christmas Day rescued alive

They were among 29 trapped in the Chinese mine.

# rescued - Saturday 2 January, 2016

Man in hospital following Limerick house fire

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

# rescued - Wednesday 30 December, 2015

From The Daily Edge A couple rescued a squirrel, and now it's happily living in their Christmas tree Mittens

# rescued - Sunday 13 December, 2015

This is Hannah, and this week she took one last trip to the vet

We took her home from a rescue shelter after a life of abuse. Other dogs aren’t so lucky.

# rescued - Tuesday 18 August, 2015

Dog saves family from house fire

Four people in Belfast were rescued thanks to their barking pet.

# rescued - Saturday 15 August, 2015

Man found alive just 50 metres from epicentre of massive China blast Rescued This post contains videos

Man found alive just 50 metres from epicentre of massive China blast

Residents around the explosion site have been evacuated now after highly-poisonous sodium cyanide was found

# rescued - Thursday 13 August, 2015

Some pigs saved by firefighters but 400 piglets killed in blaze

Several pigs were saved by fire crews.

# rescued - Wednesday 20 May, 2015

That 'unwanted' migrant boat nations had been turning away has been found

Fears had been growing for those on board after contact was lost with the vessel on Saturday.

# rescued - Saturday 21 February, 2015

Huge fire engulfs one of Dubai's tallest towers 336 Metres High This post contains videos

Huge fire engulfs one of Dubai's tallest towers

The fire broke out on the 50th floor.

# rescued - Saturday 7 February, 2015

From The Daily Edge This adorable video of the 116 puppies rescued at Dublin Port is essential viewing Little Pups

# rescued - Thursday 29 January, 2015

Seven-month-old foal found with massive neck wounds in Sligo

WARNING: This article contains a graphic image some people may find distressing.

# rescued - Sunday 5 October, 2014

From The Daily Edge This guy had to be rescued after trying to walk to Bermuda in a giant bubble

This guy had to be rescued after trying to walk to Bermuda in a giant bubble

He was was found “disorientated and asking for directions to Bermuda”.

# rescued - Friday 3 October, 2014

From The Daily Edge Baby elephant takes a tumble, mammy storms to the rescue Bar Bar

# rescued - Wednesday 6 August, 2014

Family of four trapped on rocks winched to safety by helicopter

A member of the public called for help after hearing the family shouting out.

# rescued - Tuesday 5 August, 2014

Officer jumps into Thames to save man and woman from drowning

The man had jumped in after noticing the woman in the water.

# rescued - Tuesday 15 July, 2014

RNLI rescues 12 tourists after passenger boat hits rocks

No one was injured in the incident and the vessel was towed safely back to the harbour.

# rescued - Tuesday 8 April, 2014

Six four-week-old puppies found with tails illegally cut

The ISPCA is now caring for the little puppies, who were found in Roscommon.

# rescued - Friday 3 January, 2014

Woman rescued from semi-submerged car in Kerry

She was visiting friends and was unfamiliar with the area, becoming stranded on shore.

# rescued - Friday 22 November, 2013

Suspects in London domestic servitude investigation bailed

Three women were allegedly held against their will in a London home for more than 30 years.

# rescued - Wednesday 19 June, 2013

Three fishermen rescued after boat sinks off Inishowen peninsula

The men were airlifted by the coast guard and brought to hospital.

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