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Saturday 25 March 2023 Dublin: 12°C

# Search and Rescue

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# Search and Rescue
Fisherman injured off the coast of Cork airlifted to hospital
The Irish Air Corps assisted the Coast Guard in today’s operation.
# Cornwall
Rescue operation for man swept away while spreading ashes at sea
A search is underway off the Cornish coast.
# end of search
Malaysia declares all on board MH370 dead, angering relatives
Authorities earlier declared the flight to have been an accident.
# Kilkenny
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.
# River Suir
Rescue in Waterford City for man in the river at Rice Bridge
The man was spotted entering the water shortly before 9am.
# Coast Guard
Two divers die in west Cork diving accident
The two men were exploring a wreck off the Cork coast.
# Missing
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.
# Search
Body of man recovered from River Shannon
The man went into the river just behind the University of Limerick yesterday.
# in flames
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.
# Search and Rescue
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.
# Agangarrive
Chopper sent to rescue lost teenagers from mountain
The five teenage boys were taking part in a Duke of Edinburgh Award expedition.
# Search and Rescue
"We haven't lost hope" - search for survivors of Washington mudslide continues
Ten more bodies have been found today, authorities confirmed.
# Sheep's Head
Search for missing tourist stood down in Cork
The body of the man’s friend was recovered from the water earlier today.
# rescue 999
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.
# Search and Rescue
Navy divers retrieve body from the water in Clare
The search for a missing fisherman who was washed into the sea resumed this morning.
# Chloe Kinsella
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
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.
# Search and Rescue
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.
# Search and Rescue
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
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.
# Rescue
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.
# luck's in
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.
# mallow
Cork teen dies in Mallow drowning incident
The 19-year-old got into difficulty in the water on Saturday evening
# Search and Rescue
Search resumes for missing Cork diver
The Valentia Coast Guard told that the search got underway at 7.30am.
# Search
Search continues for two men off Clare coast
The search and rescue operation resumed at first light this morning.
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# Missing
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 find
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.
# Overboard
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
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.
# Costa Concordia
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.
# Tit Bonhomme
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.
# Tit Bonhomme
No relief for families after sixth day of search for missing fishermen
Search operations have now been called off for the night, with no results despite an influx of local volunteers joining the effort in Glandore Bay.
# Costa Concordia
Woman's body found in corridor of capsized Costa Concordia
The body, wearing a lifejacket, was discovered by divers in a portion of the ship submerged under water.
# Bonhomme
Search underway after fishing vessel sank off Cork coast
One person has been rescued but one body has been located and four others remain unaccounted for.
# Coastguard
Injured fisherman evacuated from Spanish fishing vessel off Cork
An Air Corps maritime patrol aircraft was called 100 miles off Cork to tend to an injured fisherman on board a Spanish vessel.
# Missing
Search for missing sailors called off
Five men remain missing in the Irish Sea following the sinking of their cargo vessel on Sunday. The Welsh coastguard has said there is little hope of them being found alive.
# Search and Rescue
Search for missing sailors to resume
The search for five missing crewmen who went missing when their vessel sank in the Irish Sea yesterday is to resume today.
# Royal Rescue
Prince William involved in Irish Sea rescue mission
The Duke of Cambridge co-piloted one of the helicopters as search teams tried to locate the eight crewmen of a sunken ship.