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#Search and Rescue

# search-and-rescue - Friday 23 May, 2014

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 - Saturday 17 May, 2014

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.

# search-and-rescue - Sunday 11 May, 2014

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 - Wednesday 26 March, 2014

"We haven't lost hope" - search for survivors of Washington mudslide continues

Ten more bodies have been found today, authorities confirmed.

# search-and-rescue - Monday 10 February, 2014

Search for missing tourist stood down in Cork

The body of the man’s friend was recovered from the water earlier today.

# search-and-rescue - Saturday 9 November, 2013

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 - Tuesday 8 October, 2013

Navy divers retrieve body from the water in Clare

The search for a missing fisherman who was washed into the sea resumed this morning.

# search-and-rescue - Saturday 5 October, 2013

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-and-rescue - Saturday 7 September, 2013

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 - Friday 6 September, 2013

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 - Thursday 22 August, 2013

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-and-rescue - Monday 22 July, 2013

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.

# search-and-rescue - Friday 7 June, 2013

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.

# search-and-rescue - Wednesday 12 September, 2012

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.

# search-and-rescue - Monday 10 September, 2012

Cork teen dies in Mallow drowning incident

The 19-year-old got into difficulty in the water on Saturday evening

# search-and-rescue - Wednesday 5 September, 2012

Search resumes for missing Cork diver

The Valentia Coast Guard told that the search got underway at 7.30am.

# search-and-rescue - Tuesday 14 August, 2012

Search continues for two men off Clare coast

The search and rescue operation resumed at first light this morning.

# search-and-rescue - Sunday 15 July, 2012

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.

# search-and-rescue - Saturday 14 July, 2012

Explainer: How do you search for a missing person? Missing This post contains videos

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.

# search-and-rescue - Tuesday 21 February, 2012

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-and-rescue - Sunday 29 January, 2012

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-and-rescue - Tuesday 24 January, 2012

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.

# search-and-rescue - Sunday 22 January, 2012

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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.

# search-and-rescue - Saturday 21 January, 2012

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.

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.

# search-and-rescue - Sunday 15 January, 2012

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.

# search-and-rescue - Thursday 5 January, 2012

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.

# search-and-rescue - Tuesday 29 November, 2011

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 - Monday 28 November, 2011

The 9 at 9: Monday

Nine things to know by 9am: More details on Budget 2012 pain, Archbishop denies media “anti-Catholic bias”, good news from BoI, and the end of Janet’s X Factor odyssey

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.

# search-and-rescue - Sunday 27 November, 2011

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.

Body found after ship sinks in Irish sea, five still missing

It is understood the cargo vessel started taking on water after its hull cracked in bad weather. Two men were rescued overnight.

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Nine things to know on this Sunday morning…

# search-and-rescue - Thursday 10 November, 2011

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Video: Aftermath of earthquake that left seven dead in Turkey

Some 23 survivors have been pulled from the rubble of collapsed buildings after the region was hit by a second serious quake.

# search-and-rescue - Wednesday 26 October, 2011

Teenager pulled from wreckage 61 hours after Turkey quake

Applause broke out as Eyup Erdem, 18, emerged from the wreckage after being located with tiny cameras.

# search-and-rescue - Tuesday 25 October, 2011

Desperate search for survivors as Turkey quake toll nears 300

Rescuers are searching through rubble after the earthquake that killed at least 279 people and injured 1,300.

# search-and-rescue - Tuesday 20 September, 2011

Fears for yacht which failed to arrive in Cork

Two people in their 60s are aboard the vessel, which had set sail to cross the Atlantic.

# search-and-rescue - Thursday 25 August, 2011

Man dies after falling into River Liffey

Two men entered the river separately last night, but only one was successfully rescued.

# search-and-rescue - Tuesday 31 August, 2010

THE VALENTIA COASTGUARD has recovered the body of a 28-year-old Polish man who went missing from Valentia Island, Co Kerry last night. The alarm was raised when he failed to return last night after taking photos on the island. The body is still at the scene, but is expected to be moved to Kerry General Hospital for a post mortem examination shortly.