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# saved - Monday 8 February, 2021

'She didn't have the energy to bark or stand': Dog missing for two weeks found in Wicklow Mountains
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# Rescued

'She didn't have the energy to bark or stand': Dog missing for two weeks found in Wicklow Mountains

Feb 8th 2021, 4:36 PM 105,876 Views 90 Comments

A couple carried Neesha the Golden Retriever down Lugnaquilla after finding her near the top of the mountain.

# saved - Tuesday 4 August, 2020

Men rescued from uninhabited Pacific island after writing SOS in sand
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Men rescued from uninhabited Pacific island after writing SOS in sand

Aug 4th 2020, 8:50 AM 77,173 Views 33 Comments

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'?
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# Factcheck

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

Feb 1st 2020, 9:30 AM 14,723 Views 70 Comments

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

# saved - Thursday 30 January, 2020

FAI say redundancies now unlikely as they receive financial rescue package
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FAI say redundancies now unlikely as they receive financial rescue package

Jan 30th 2020, 5:05 PM 23,078 Views 65 Comments

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

# saved - Sunday 13 October, 2019

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

Oct 13th 2019, 9:30 PM 37,712 Views 8 Comments

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
# Wild Boars
# Wild Boars

First photos emerge of Thai cave rescue boys in hospital

Jul 11th 2018, 2:23 PM 24,781 Views 15 Comments

The images were released at a press conference today.

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

Jul 11th 2018, 7:11 AM 18,926 Views 11 Comments

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
# Rescue
# Rescue

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

Jul 10th 2018, 7:17 PM 28,964 Views 20 Comments

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
# Na Fianna

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

Jun 20th 2018, 2:17 PM 12,660 Views 18 Comments

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
# Courtmacsherry
# Courtmacsherry

80-foot fishing boat rescued from west Cork coast

Nov 12th 2017, 3:05 PM 15,063 Views 7 Comments

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
# Save Our Trees
# Save Our Trees

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

Aug 29th 2017, 8:22 PM 22,739 Views 30 Comments

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
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# Rescue

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

Aug 24th 2017, 10:37 PM 37,965 Views 51 Comments

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

Jul 15th 2017, 3:51 PM 27,682 Views 19 Comments

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
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# Spanish Point

'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

Jul 1st 2017, 9:30 PM 42,665 Views 24 Comments

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

May 4th 2017, 10:28 PM 22,561 Views 36 Comments

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

Mar 16th 2017, 5:38 PM 17,040 Views 21 Comments

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
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# Rescue

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

Mar 9th 2017, 3:45 PM 20,357 Views 13 Comments

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
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China police rescue 32 trafficked Vietnamese brides

Feb 9th 2017, 9:42 AM 14,074 Views 34 Comments

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
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# Whoa Nelly

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

Aug 11th 2016, 9:15 PM 15,878 Views 16 Comments

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
# Washed Up
# Washed Up

Two dolphins die after becoming stranded off the coast of Mayo

Aug 6th 2016, 8:30 AM 15,914 Views 13 Comments

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
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# Rescue

Man hospitalised after collapsing during Dublin half marathon

Jul 9th 2016, 5:26 PM 30,188 Views 45 Comments

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
# Heroic Rescue
# Heroic Rescue

Lobster fisherman rescued by helicopter after becoming caught in ropes

Apr 10th 2016, 2:42 PM 19,037 Views 10 Comments

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

Feb 23rd 2016, 5:05 PM 22,141 Views 57 Comments

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
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Ponies rescued after becoming stranded on Waterford cliff

Feb 14th 2016, 3:37 PM 15,743 Views 8 Comments

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

Feb 5th 2016, 9:36 PM 27,007 Views 27 Comments

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

Dec 22nd 2015, 12:47 PM 26,176 Views 95 Comments

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

Nov 7th 2015, 7:30 AM 19,534 Views 4 Comments

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
# Dún Laoghaire
# Dún Laoghaire

Coast guard rescues man having a possible stroke

Oct 20th 2015, 7:19 PM 15,940 Views 9 Comments

The man was taken to hospital in just four minutes.

# saved - Monday 21 September, 2015

Dramatic photos as injured hillwalker rescued from Galway mountainside
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Dramatic photos as injured hillwalker rescued from Galway mountainside

Sep 21st 2015, 9:20 AM 30,593 Views 32 Comments

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
# Tragedy
# Tragedy

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

Sep 1st 2015, 6:10 AM 25,057 Views 18 Comments

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

# saved - Tuesday 25 August, 2015

Man dies after being swept into sea off Waterford coast
# Tragedy
# Tragedy

Man dies after being swept into sea off Waterford coast

Aug 25th 2015, 9:20 PM 37,321 Views 18 Comments

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
# Irish Coast Guard
# Irish Coast Guard

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

Aug 13th 2015, 10:38 AM 19,547 Views 26 Comments

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
# Good Man
# Good Man

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

Jul 12th 2015, 2:29 PM 22,980 Views 6 Comments

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
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Helicopter rescue of teenage Girls Brigade stranded on mountain

Jul 6th 2015, 10:02 PM 21,976 Views 23 Comments

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
# Turkey
# Turkey

Coastguard rescues 10-month-old baby stranded at sea

Jul 4th 2015, 6:44 PM 31,275 Views 23 Comments

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
# Rescue
# Rescue

English woman rescued after her racing yacht became stranded off Cork

Jun 18th 2015, 7:16 AM 15,068 Views 9 Comments

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
# Lifesaver
# Lifesaver

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

Jun 16th 2015, 2:41 PM 37,429 Views 16 Comments

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

May 28th 2015, 10:12 PM 23,137 Views 135 Comments

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
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# Rescue

Fisherman airlifted from trawler over 100 miles from Irish coast

Apr 29th 2015, 5:58 PM 10,470 Views 8 Comments

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
# Electric Feel
# Electric Feel

The Poolbeg chimneys are staying on the Dublin skyline

Apr 29th 2015, 4:09 PM 17,050 Views 50 Comments

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

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