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Saturday 9 December 2023 Dublin: 9°C

# Search and Rescue

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Search continues for 21-year-old man who went into River Boyne
The young man entered the river yesterday morning.
Body recovered after search on the River Boyne
The rescue effort has been ongoing since around 10.30am.
The last remaining 9/11 rescue dog just celebrated her 16th birthday in style
Bretagne the golden retriever was a key figure of the search through the rubble in the aftermath of the World Trade Centre collapse.
Body recovered from sea off Clare coast
The man was seen going into the water from the cliffs on Monday evening.
Over 150 people have joined the search for man whose father and girlfriend were drowned
Barry Davis Ryan has been missing for over a week.
Search continues to bring missing man home for a "decent burial"
His mother has spoken of her huge loss after the tragedy.
'When I heard that they were gone... what can you say - I still can't believe it'
His father and girlfriend died in the tragedy.
There are 100 Irish people in areas affected by the Nepal earthquake
Efforts are being made to contact some 50 Irish citizens in the quake-hit region.
Fisherman injured off the coast of Cork airlifted to hospital
The Irish Air Corps assisted the Coast Guard in today’s operation.
Rescue operation for man swept away while spreading ashes at sea
A search is underway off the Cornish coast.
Malaysia declares all on board MH370 dead, angering relatives
Authorities earlier declared the flight to have been an accident.
Search for man who fell into River Nore while walking with friends
The 33-year-old entered the water at about 1.30am this morning.
Rescue in Waterford City for man in the river at Rice Bridge
The man was spotted entering the water shortly before 9am.
Two divers die in west Cork diving accident
The two men were exploring a wreck off the Cork coast.
More than 4,000 people went missing in Ireland so far this year
Most of them were eventually found but a support service has said organisations involved in search and rescue need to work together better.
Body of man recovered from River Shannon
The man went into the river just behind the University of Limerick yesterday.
Blaze engulfs iconic Glasgow School of Art building
There are no injuries reported as firefighters continue to douse the flames on the Charles Rennie Mackintosh building.
Semi-conscious man rescued from Howth cliffs in dawn call-out
He was treated by an off-duty Dublin Fire Brigade paramedic after being found on an embankment next to the cliff-edge.
Chopper sent to rescue lost teenagers from mountain
The five teenage boys were taking part in a Duke of Edinburgh Award expedition.
"We haven't lost hope" - search for survivors of Washington mudslide continues
Ten more bodies have been found today, authorities confirmed.
Search for missing tourist stood down in Cork
The body of the man’s friend was recovered from the water earlier today.
Heatwave led to 34 per cent surge in Coast Guard call-outs
Crews were tasked to total of 2,343 incidents in the first ten months of this year.
Navy divers retrieve body from the water in Clare
The search for a missing fisherman who was washed into the sea resumed this morning.
Lindsey Kinsella: I never thought I’d see this day
Chloe Kinsella’s sister has thanked the hundreds of people who helped in the search effort, while her uncle has appealed for teenagers under pressure to seek help if they need it.
Search resumes for fisherman missing off Howth coast
The 40-year-old man was last seen in the water yesterday evening. Fading light curtailed last night’s search.
Large scale search off Howth Head stood down due to fading light
An angler reported seeing a person in the water earlier this evening. A multi-craft rescue effort was launched, but later called off for the evening.
Coast guard can track boat users in new water safety app
The release of ISA SafeTrx comes as the Irish Coast Guard (ICG) reports a considerable increase in the amount of emergency call-outs its has received so far this year.
Search for 'missing child' in Donegal after woman's body found
The discovery of the body of a woman in the Rockstown Bay area has led to fears that a child may also be missing.
Coast Guard evacuating 'urgent medical case' in longest ever rescue mission
The rescue mission, involving one of the Coast Guard’s long range helicopters, is currently underway off the west coast.
Man's lucky escape as rescue services spot river fall
Boyne Fishermen’s Rescue and Recovery had been checking their equipment just across from spot where man fell into Boyne and rescued him within minutes.
Cork teen dies in Mallow drowning incident
The 19-year-old got into difficulty in the water on Saturday evening
Search resumes for missing Cork diver
The Valentia Coast Guard told that the search got underway at 7.30am.
Search continues for two men off Clare coast
The search and rescue operation resumed at first light this morning.
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The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.
Explainer: How do you search for a missing person?
Where to look first; when to call in a helicopter; and how to find crucial evidence: we look at what authorities do when someone goes missing.
Body taken from Melbourne river in search for Irish tourist
Divers have recovered a body in the Australian city, after a man believed to be from Ireland went missing in the river.
Search for fisherman who went overboard in Irish Sea
Boats and a helicopter joined the search this afternoon after the man went missing from a boat off the Louth coast.
Search continues for missing fishermen amid worsening conditions
Search teams are attempting to recover two of the five fishermen who went missing when the Tit Bonhomme sank off the coast of Union Hall over a week ago.
WATCH: Eerie video of divers exploring capsized Costa Concordia
Police have released incredible footage from inside the stricken ship, as a 13th body was found inside today.
Third body found in Cork search
The body is believed to be be that one of of the Egyptian crew members of the Tit Bonhomme. Two fishermen from the sunken trawler have yet to be found.