Readers like you keep news free for everyone.

More than 5,000 readers have already pitched in to keep free access to The Journal.

For the price of one cup of coffee each week you can help keep paywalls away.

Support us today
Not now
Thursday 30 November 2023 Dublin: 3°C

# Saved

Last year
Monaco Grand Prix avoids axe as Formula One chiefs confirm record 24 races
F1’s blue-ribbon event in Monte Carlo had been in some doubt, with the most recent race in May set to be the last.
All time
'She didn't have the energy to bark or stand': Dog missing for two weeks found in Wicklow Mountains
A couple carried Neesha the Golden Retriever down Lugnaquilla after finding her near the top of the mountain.
Men rescued from uninhabited Pacific island after writing SOS in sand
The men had been missing for nearly three days.
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?
FAI say redundancies now unlikely as they receive financial rescue package
Shane Ross insists that the government have not bailed out the FAI.
'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.
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.
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.
'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.
80-foot fishing boat rescued from west Cork coast
The boat had issued a mayday call.
'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.
'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.
Lifeboats launched in Bundoran after riptide carries group of footballers into danger
A group of surfers managed to get the footballers to safety.
'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.
'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.
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.
'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.
China police rescue 32 trafficked Vietnamese brides
Farmers see “buying” a woman from abroad as cheaper than paying a dowry for a Chinese bride.
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.
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.
Man hospitalised after collapsing during Dublin half marathon
The man, in his 30s, underwent immediate CPR and was shocked using a defibrillator.
Lobster fisherman rescued by helicopter after becoming caught in ropes
The incident happened off the coast of Donegal yesterday evening.
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.
Ponies rescued after becoming stranded on Waterford cliff
The ponies have now been moved to a more secure field.
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.
Muslims dress non-Muslims in headscarves to save them from extremist attackers
Two people died in the attack.
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.
Coast guard rescues man having a possible stroke
The man was taken to hospital in just four minutes.
Dramatic photos as injured hillwalker rescued from Galway mountainside
The hillwalker alerted emergency services after injuring his ankle.
A menu saved from the 'millionaires lifeboat' off the sinking Titanic is going to auction
It is expected to reach up to $70,000.
Man dies after being swept into sea off Waterford coast
The man was rescued from the water earlier this afternoon.
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.
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.
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
Coastguard rescues 10-month-old baby stranded at sea
The child was dragged out to sea by currents and strong winds.
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.
Irish man saves a woman's life on a London street
John Reidy reacted when he saw a woman going into a cardiac arrest.
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.
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.