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Friday 8 December 2023 Dublin: 9°C

# Sea Rescue

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Fishing vessel caught in difficulty off coast of Kinsale rescued this afternoon
The vessel got into difficulty after its hull was breached in bad conditions and it began to take on water.
Ferry crew 'were not trained to rescue people who fell into sea on Aran Islands'
A report from the Marine Casualty Investigation Board found that the two people would not have been rescued without the help of bystanders.
Woman dies after being swept in to the sea in Co Clare
The tragedy happened this morning.
Lone sailor saved by RNLI after getting stuck on sandbank
The man had been on a journey from Wales to Scotland when he ran off course.
One body recovered as hundreds still trapped aboard burning ferry
Rescuers have so far only managed to get 161 of the 478 people on the stricken “Norman Atlantic” to safety.
Search continues for man who fell into the sea in Antrim
The search for the man is resuming this morning.
Two fishermen rescued off Sherkin Island after engine failure
The vessel was rescued by the RNLI Baltimore lifeboats after its engine failed when departing Sherkin Island, allowing the boat to drift towards rocks.
Three men airlifted to hospital after dinghy capsizes off Cork
The men were rescued by a team from Baltimore RNLI after getting into difficulty trying to swim back to shore.
Eleven rescued as fishing vessel grounded off Cork coast
The trawler lies in a dramatic position at the entrance to Castletownbere harbour.
Three men rescued from sinking fishing boat
The 40ft fishing vessel sank off Glandore, Co Cork, but its crew are now safe and well.
Crosshaven RNLI called to rescue struggling kayakers
Three officers from the RNLI service at Crosshaven, Co Cork are called to rescue struggling kayakers in poor conditions in Cork.
Lifeboat called out for emergency rescue… of the planet Jupiter
A passer-by thought they saw a flare being launched by a struggling boat. They didn’t: they saw the sparks of Jupiter.
Father and son rescued after being swept away in dinghy
The pair had got into difficulties near Youghal, Co Cork.
Three hospitalised after recreational rubber dinghy capsizes in Killiney Bay
The Coast Guard helicopter and two Dún Laoghaire RNLI lifeboats were involved in the dramatic rescue of four people earlier this afternoon.
Migrants left drifting in Mediterranean by Nato and European forces - report
A report in the Guardian today claims that dozens of migrants who were escaping Libyan violence were were at sea for 16 days despite calling for help.
Over 400 migrants fleeing Libyan unrest rescued off Italian coast
Panicked migrants began falling and jumping into the sea after their boat was pushed against rocks off a small Italian island.