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# saved - Tuesday 4 August, 2020

Men rescued from uninhabited Pacific island after writing SOS in sand

The men had been missing for nearly three days.

# saved - Saturday 1 February, 2020

FactCheck: Was the FAI's rescue package from the government a 'bailout'?

Shane Ross insisted the €20m package is not a bailout – but is he right?

# saved - Thursday 30 January, 2020

From The42 FAI say redundancies now unlikely as they receive financial rescue package Saved

FAI say redundancies now unlikely as they receive financial rescue package

Shane Ross insists that the government have not bailed out the FAI.

# saved - Sunday 13 October, 2019

From The42 'I just remember the pain of being so completely lost' - How a lifelong wanderer rediscovered his path Saved

'I just remember the pain of being so completely lost' - How a lifelong wanderer rediscovered his path

Des McAleenan has travelled the world as a goalkeeping coach but his current role has helped him rebuild both his life and love of the game.

# saved - Wednesday 11 July, 2018

First photos emerge of Thai cave rescue boys in hospital

The images were released at a press conference today.

Rescued Thai boys will be monitored for psychological distress for six months

The boys will be monitored for psychological distress.

# saved - Tuesday 10 July, 2018

Cave diver from Clare flew out to be part of Thai rescue mission that saved 12 boys and their coach

Jim Warny, an active cave diver and member of the Irish Cave Rescue Organisation (ICRO), flew to Thailand on Friday.

# saved - Wednesday 20 June, 2018

'Likely but not certain' that new Metrolink design could save GAA grounds

Na Fianna’s home on Mobhi Road in Glasnevin had been set to be both the home to a new underground station.

# saved - Sunday 12 November, 2017

80-foot fishing boat rescued from west Cork coast

The boat had issued a mayday call.

# saved - Tuesday 29 August, 2017

'Today is for celebration': Council goes back on plans to cut down 109-year-old Fairview trees

Plans to cut down the trees were met with strong resistance from local residents when announced earlier this year.

# saved - Thursday 24 August, 2017

'I'm not a medic, I just watch a lot of TV': Woman who saved man turned away from hospital

The man suffered a heart attack after he was turned away from a hospital despite complaining of chest pains.

# saved - Saturday 15 July, 2017

Lifeboats launched in Bundoran after riptide carries group of footballers into danger

A group of surfers managed to get the footballers to safety.

# saved - Saturday 1 July, 2017

'If 17 people got hit on the roads in a day it'd be huge news' - off-duty lifeguards save man from lethal rip-tide

Brother and sister Bernard and Róisín Cahill were in the right place at the right time to help a stricken bather in Co Clare recently.

# saved - Thursday 4 May, 2017

'I was thinking I was going to die' - Surfer rescued by Belfast Coast Guard after 32 hours at sea

Belfast Coastguard coordinated the search for Matthew Bryce from Airdrie in Scotland.

# saved - Thursday 16 March, 2017

Historic Cistercian College Roscrea saved from closure by €1.5 million in pledges

An action group has worked to see enrolments increase sufficiently to keep the school open.

# saved - Thursday 9 March, 2017

'The rescue effort was enormous': Irishman rescued after yacht capsized off Australian coast

It took over 13 hours for rescuers to reach them after the emergency vessel was launched.

# saved - 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.

# saved - Thursday 11 August, 2016

Elephant who walked 1,000km after becoming separated from its herd rescued

The distressed female ran amok after it was hit by a tranquilliser dart and charged into a pond.

# saved - Saturday 6 August, 2016

Two dolphins die after becoming stranded off the coast of Mayo

Rescuers were able to save three of the animals and return them to the sea.

# saved - Saturday 9 July, 2016

Man hospitalised after collapsing during Dublin half marathon

The man, in his 30s, underwent immediate CPR and was shocked using a defibrillator.

# saved - Sunday 10 April, 2016

Lobster fisherman rescued by helicopter after becoming caught in ropes

The incident happened off the coast of Donegal yesterday evening.

# saved - Tuesday 23 February, 2016

Troops rescue 16-year-old Swedish girl from Islamic State

A statement from the regional government said that the girl had been “misled” by an Isis member in Sweden.

# saved - Sunday 14 February, 2016

Ponies rescued after becoming stranded on Waterford cliff

The ponies have now been moved to a more secure field.

# saved - Friday 5 February, 2016

Starving sea lion rescued after it ends up in high-end restaurant booth

Rescuers found an 8-month-old female pup asleep in a dining booth.

# saved - Tuesday 22 December, 2015

Muslims dress non-Muslims in headscarves to save them from extremist attackers

Two people died in the attack.

# saved - Saturday 7 November, 2015

Brush with death: 'I was fighting for air, spitting out sea water as the waves broke over my head'

Colm Plunkett does not think he would be alive today if he had not been wearing a lifejacket.

# saved - Tuesday 20 October, 2015

Coast guard rescues man having a possible stroke

The man was taken to hospital in just four minutes.

# saved - Monday 21 September, 2015

Dramatic photos as injured hillwalker rescued from Galway mountainside

The hillwalker alerted emergency services after injuring his ankle.

# saved - Tuesday 1 September, 2015

A menu saved from the 'millionaires lifeboat' off the sinking Titanic is going to auction

It is expected to reach up to $70,000.

# saved - Tuesday 25 August, 2015

Man dies after being swept into sea off Waterford coast

The man was rescued from the water earlier this afternoon.

# saved - Thursday 13 August, 2015

Woman rescued from Howth Head after being kept on phone as crew of 19 searched

She was found in the early hours of this morning.

# saved - Sunday 12 July, 2015

An elderly man has saved a drowning man's life in Limerick

The man, in his forties, was rescued from the River Shannon on Saturday afternoon.

# saved - Monday 6 July, 2015

Helicopter rescue of teenage Girls Brigade stranded on mountain

The group were hiking in the Mourne Mountains and had their call cut off before getting through to

# saved - Saturday 4 July, 2015

Coastguard rescues 10-month-old baby stranded at sea

The child was dragged out to sea by currents and strong winds.

# saved - Thursday 18 June, 2015

English woman rescued after her racing yacht became stranded off Cork

The woman was taking part in a race when she lost her steering and power in windy conditions.

# saved - Tuesday 16 June, 2015

Irish man saves a woman's life on a London street

John Reidy reacted when he saw a woman going into a cardiac arrest.

# saved - Thursday 28 May, 2015

Watch: 200 migrants rescued by Irish Naval ship LÉ Eithne off Libyan coast

The Defence Forces have released dramatic video of the rescue operation. The migrants were part of a flotilla of five makeshift inflatable vessels attempting to cross to Europe.

# saved - Wednesday 29 April, 2015

Fisherman airlifted from trawler over 100 miles from Irish coast

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

The Poolbeg chimneys are staying on the Dublin skyline

The ESB is keeping them, even though they don’t do anything.

# saved - Sunday 5 April, 2015

Man saved after climbing down rocks and getting caught in water

Teams from the Coast Guard and RNLI were called.

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