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#Rescues

# rescues - Thursday 30 December, 2021

Coast Guard records 12% increase in callouts over the past year
# Rescues
# Rescues

Coast Guard records 12% increase in callouts over the past year

Dec 30th 2021, 3:23 PM 6,892 Views 4 Comments

There was a small reduction in the number of drowning incidents.

# rescues - Monday 11 January, 2021

Gardaí can now issue €100 on-the-spot fines to those breaching Covid laws
# Rescues
# Rescues

Gardaí can now issue €100 on-the-spot fines to those breaching Covid laws

Updated Jan 11th 2021, 7:56 PM 93,462 Views 128 Comments

A rescue spokesperson said it is “impossible to socially distance while carrying a stretcher”.

# rescues - Monday 28 August, 2017

Texas ravaged by Hurricane Harvey - with huge amounts of further rainfall still expected
# Unprecedented
# Unprecedented

Texas ravaged by Hurricane Harvey - with huge amounts of further rainfall still expected

Aug 28th 2017, 7:36 AM 17,806 Views 36 Comments

The Category 4 hurricane has wreaked havoc across the gulf coast since making its landfall last Friday.

# rescues - Sunday 13 December, 2015

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

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

Dec 13th 2015, 6:32 PM 437 Views 43 Comments

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

# rescues - Saturday 1 November, 2014

From the streets of Thailand to a living room in Ireland: One dog's story
# Three Legged Miracle
# Three Legged Miracle

From the streets of Thailand to a living room in Ireland: One dog's story

Nov 1st 2014, 9:00 AM 11,374 Views 23 Comments

Chaya escaped abduction into the dog-meat market when she was adopted by Deirdre McDonnell

# rescues - Wednesday 16 July, 2014

458 children rescued from Mexican home over sexual abuse
# Filthy Conditions
# Filthy Conditions

458 children rescued from Mexican home over sexual abuse

Jul 16th 2014, 9:37 AM 9,183 Views 9 Comments

They were held against their will and made to beg, while living in filthy conditions.

# rescues - Friday 10 January, 2014

'Busiest year yet' for Dublin & Wicklow Mountain Rescue Team
# Rescues
# Rescues

'Busiest year yet' for Dublin & Wicklow Mountain Rescue Team

Jan 10th 2014, 6:30 AM 7,638 Views 10 Comments

The 40-strong team of volunteers responded to over 100 call-outs in the past 12 months.

# rescues - Sunday 19 May, 2013

New Castletownbere lifeboat station will speed up rescues
# Rescues
# Rescues

New Castletownbere lifeboat station will speed up rescues

May 19th 2013, 7:30 AM 6,023 Views 4 Comments

The station and pontoon will see six minutes shaved off the time taken to leave for rescues.

# rescues - Tuesday 7 February, 2012

RNLI lifeboats rescued 905 people in 2011
# At Sea
# At Sea

RNLI lifeboats rescued 905 people in 2011

Feb 7th 2012, 8:43 AM 805 Views 11 Comments

Lifeboats were launched almost 1,000 times during the year and volunteers spent nearly 10,000 hours at sea.

# rescues - Sunday 25 December, 2011

It wasn't all bad: 13 'good news' stories from 2011
# Review 2011
# Review 2011

It wasn't all bad: 13 'good news' stories from 2011

Dec 25th 2011, 4:00 PM 6,262 Views 14 Comments

The nicer side of the news…