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Saturday 25 March 2023 Dublin: 12°C

# Rescued

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# Forced Labour
Suspects in London domestic servitude investigation bailed
Three women were allegedly held against their will in a London home for more than 30 years.
# Rescue
Three fishermen rescued after boat sinks off Inishowen peninsula
The men were airlifted by the coast guard and brought to hospital.
# Rescued
Three teenagers rescued from cliff face off Dublin coast
The three young people had gotten into difficulty on the side of a cliff and were “unable to move up or down” to safety.
# Warsaw
Trapped miners rescued after tunnel collapse
The 19 Polish miners trapped when an earthquake hit have been rescued.
# In Pictures
Monday Blues? These birds will cheer you up
Smile, or your money back.
# Rescued
Dumped and dying, Finzi's tale serves as warning to dog owners
Finzi’s tale is a cautionary one for dog owners, vet Pete Wedderburn said, warning people to make sure to worm their dogs.
# health minister
Reilly gets stuck in lift at opening of mental health facility
The Health Minister was stuck in the lift with staff, press photographers and Minister Kathleen Lynch for at least 10 minutes earlier today.
# Rescued
Irish Coast Guard teams save 161 lives
Minister Leo Varadkar thanked the staff and volunteers at an event earlier today.
# Cork
VIDEOS: Man rescued after yacht fire near Kinsale
The Naval Service Vessel LE Niamh was deployed for the rescue.
# Castaway
Fisherman recovered alive after four months at sea
Asked what he wanted after his four months floating away, the Kiribati fisherman said: “Smoke.”
# Rescued
Dogs find new homes thanks to adoptathon
The lucky dogs included Diesel (pictured), who went to his forever home on Sunday.
# Austria
Pensioner rescued after days trapped in glacier crevasse
Austrian police say the German man, 70, is incredibly lucky to have survived with only minor injuries.
# Rescued
VIDEO: Superman roller coaster rescue at California park
Carriages came to an abrupt stop about 150 feet in the air…
# pic of the day
'Help I'm Stuck' Pic of the Day
Young raccoon was rescued from storm drain using soap and oil.
# Swimming
Bundoran Lifeboat busy at Mullaghmore triathlon
The RNLI team assisted 11 swimmers during the Sligo race.
# Sinkhole
VIDEO: Girl rescued after falling through pavement in China
A sudden sinkhole swallowed the girl as she walked down the street.
# Texas
Nurse charged with murder after woman shot, baby snatched
The three-day-old boy was taken from his mother after she was fatally wounded outside a Houston hospital.
# Rescued
China: Two-year old boy rescued from 35-ft well
A toddler has survived after falling down a 35-ft dry well after rescue workers lowered a mobile phone to see his position.
# Rescued
Woman rescued after four days in Australian bush
Emily O’Brien, 24, was wearing only a bikini when she was found by a search and rescue helicopter.
# Cruelty
ISPCA rescues five donkeys in one week
Donkeys were found in terrible conditions in Donegal, Sligo and Kildare.
# Rescued
Watch: Dramatic crew rescue from burning boat
A documentary film crew have rescued nine crew members from their ship in the Persian Gulf, according to Iranian news reports.
# Kosovo
Five-year-old girl rescued hours after fatal avalanche
The young girl’s parents are thought to be among the nine people killed in an avalanche which struck several homes in Kosovo yesterday.
# Rescued
Mushroom pickers rescued after six days in Oregon forest
The three family members later said they could see search helicopters overhead, but were unable to signal to them.
# New Mexico
Man rescued after being stuck in mud for three days faces arrest
Police say the man pulled from New Mexico mud is wanted on suspicion of aggravated assault.
# Chimney Rescue
Watch: Teen rescued from chimney after 10 hours
Police said the teenager was screaming for help from inside the chimney when firefighters arrived on the scene yesterday.
# Bear-ing Up
Bear survives for three weeks with jar stuck on its head
The black bear roamed around the foothills of the Smoky Mountains in Tennessee without food after getting a plastic container stuck over its face.
# Daily Fix
The Daily Fix: Wednesday
NOTW phone hacking controversy, Dáil protests over bailout troika and hospital cuts, and your guide to Oxegen. These and more in today’s Fix:
# I've got you
How to... save a drowning bird
Step one: Enlist the assistance of an orangutan.