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Monday 2 October 2023 Dublin: 13°C

# Rescues

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Coast Guard records 12% increase in callouts over the past year
There was a small reduction in the number of drowning incidents.
Gardaí can now issue €100 on-the-spot fines to those breaching Covid laws
A rescue spokesperson said it is “impossible to socially distance while carrying a stretcher”.
Texas ravaged by Hurricane Harvey - with huge amounts of further rainfall still expected
The Category 4 hurricane has wreaked havoc across the gulf coast since making its landfall last Friday.
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.
From the streets of Thailand to a living room in Ireland: One dog's story
Chaya escaped abduction into the dog-meat market when she was adopted by Deirdre McDonnell
458 children rescued from Mexican home over sexual abuse
They were held against their will and made to beg, while living in filthy conditions.
'Busiest year yet' for Dublin & Wicklow Mountain Rescue Team
The 40-strong team of volunteers responded to over 100 call-outs in the past 12 months.
New Castletownbere lifeboat station will speed up rescues
The station and pontoon will see six minutes shaved off the time taken to leave for rescues.
RNLI lifeboats rescued 905 people in 2011
Lifeboats were launched almost 1,000 times during the year and volunteers spent nearly 10,000 hours at sea.
It wasn't all bad: 13 'good news' stories from 2011
The nicer side of the news…