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# stranded - Monday 6 July, 2020

Motorists rescued from stranded vehicles after burst water main on London road

London Fire Brigade sent four fire engines to the scene shortly after 3.30pm.

# stranded - Saturday 4 July, 2020

A beaked whale has been spotted trapped in Wicklow harbour

The Irish Whale and Dolphin Group said it is unlikely the whale will survive.

# stranded - Monday 30 March, 2020

'We're just so grateful': 100 Irish citizens land back in Dublin after repatriation flight from Peru

Breandán from Co Cork said that it was a “surreal” experience having a Peruvian escort to the airport to catch the flight home.

# stranded - Friday 27 March, 2020

Peru gives go-ahead for Irish citizens stranded in Peru to be flown home

Tánaiste Simon Coveney and Peruvian Foreign Minister

# stranded - Wednesday 25 March, 2020

'This eclipses the shutdowns following 9/11': The battle to get 2,000 Irish citizens home

The majority of stranded Irish citizens are in Australia or New Zealand, the Department of Foreign Affairs said.

# stranded - Saturday 21 March, 2020

Simon Coveney reassures Irish citizens stuck in Peru amid reports that 'all airports to close tonight'

It was hoped that a flight would be organised to get Irish people out of Peru before the lockdown escalates further.

# stranded - Friday 23 August, 2019

Breakthrough as Ireland agrees to help with relocation of people stranded on migrant rescue ship

356 migrants have been stranded aboard the Ocean Viking boat in the Mediterranean.

# stranded - Friday 4 January, 2019

10,000 tourists stranded as tropical storm wreaks havoc in Thailand

It’s the first tropical storm in decades to strike during the peak holiday season.

# stranded - Friday 29 June, 2018

16,000 travellers stranded after massive volcanic eruption in Bali

Mount Agung last erupted in November. Bali’s economy has taken a pounding over the chaos caused by the volcano.

# stranded - Sunday 27 May, 2018

Passengers left stranded at Stansted Airport over lightning strikes

Flights to Dublin are among those affected.

# stranded - Sunday 4 March, 2018

Passengers left stranded at Lanzarote airport for 40 hours after Aer Lingus flight redirects at last minute

The inbound flight was forced to divert due to high winds, and then could not continue as flight staff would have been over their working hours limit.

# stranded - Tuesday 9 January, 2018

13,000 tourists trapped in Swiss ski resort after heavy snowfall

The avalanche risk in Zermatt is at its highest level.

# stranded - Sunday 31 December, 2017

Skier killed by avalanche in French Alps

Over 4,000 travellers have been stranded due to the heavy snow.

# stranded - Tuesday 12 December, 2017

Chaos on the continent as heavy snow and freezing conditions leave thousands stranded

Airports, schools and roads were closed as Europe was hit hard by the adverse weather.

# stranded - Wednesday 13 September, 2017

From The42 Leinster's Nacewa and Gibson-Park denied entry to South Africa due to visa issues Stranded

Leinster's Nacewa and Gibson-Park denied entry to South Africa due to visa issues

The players may be boarding a flight back to Dublin this evening should they fail in having their denied entry overturned.

# stranded - Thursday 1 December, 2016

Request for navy to be drafted in to settle Inis Mór ferry dispute

The ferry service is “an essential link to the mainland and is used by people travelling to work and school among other reasons”.

# stranded - Tuesday 15 November, 2016

Up to 100,000 landslides in New Zealand as rescuers airlift stranded tourists

It is estimated the earthquake repair bill will reach billions of dollars.

# stranded - Wednesday 19 October, 2016

Residents of Inis Mór will be left without a ferry service from next month

Residents had originally been told the service would cease operation in January.

# stranded - Tuesday 27 September, 2016

Man found alive after 8 days at sea while his mother remains missing

Nathan Carman (22) of Vermont, spent seven days in a four-person, inflatable life raft after his 31-foot aluminium fishing boat sank.

# stranded - Monday 21 March, 2016

Hundreds of Irish passengers hit by flight cancellations as French strike continues

Fifteen Ryanair flights into and out of Dublin have been cancelled due to the action.

# stranded - Sunday 24 January, 2016

Four huge sperm whales have washed up dead on an English beach

The dead whales are believed to come from a pod of six. Similar deaths have been reported over the last week.

# stranded - Thursday 5 November, 2015

David Cameron to call Putin to explain his fears that plane was bombed

Thousands have been stranded after flights to and from Sharm el Sheikh were cancelled over bomb fears

# stranded - Tuesday 8 September, 2015

Climber stranded on 50m cliff saved in Howth

The man became stranded when trying to find a way off of the beach.

# stranded - Wednesday 2 September, 2015

Passengers told to listen for 'walking on roof' as migrants cause Channel Tunnel chaos

“Intruders” were reported on the tracks a Eurostar official said.

# stranded - Thursday 6 August, 2015

Three whales washed up on a Kerry beach and one may not survive

Two were safely re-floated, but a third looks unlikely to survive, the Irish Whale and Dolphin Group says.

# stranded - Friday 24 July, 2015

Chris Brown: 'Please, please, let us leave, please!'

He used a back flip to argue his case.

# stranded - Monday 20 July, 2015

Couple stranded in Thailand with daughter as surrogate claims she didn't know they were gay

The couple are now facing a lengthy court battle.

# stranded - Wednesday 10 June, 2015

Inmates in Mountjoy formed pyramid in yard to help prisoner reach drugs

The inmate consumed the drugs while he was up there and was unable to get back down.

# stranded - Friday 5 June, 2015

137 stranded on mountain top after earthquake

There are reports of one death on the mountain.

# stranded - Monday 23 February, 2015

Is your bus route going to be cut? Almost 100 services are getting the chop

Bus Éireann is also reviewing some of its Expressway services.

# stranded - Saturday 31 January, 2015

An orca washed up on a Waterford beach yesterday

It is the first since 2010.

# stranded - Sunday 21 September, 2014

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

Everybody’s talking about the Poolbeg incinerator, asylum applications, and a rescued cow.

# stranded - Saturday 5 July, 2014

Galway gardaí saved a stranded seal last night

Gardai got the seal to a local vet who cared for him overnight.

# stranded - Monday 30 June, 2014

Concert-goers walk hours home after Marlay Park gig (or get lift from pizza delivery man)

Some had to walk along the M50 in order to try and get home.

# stranded - Wednesday 4 June, 2014

Ryanair flights cancelled to and from Rome due to strike action

Ryanair says that affected customers can transfer onto alternative flights by contacting Ryanair’s reservation centres.

# stranded - Monday 26 May, 2014

WATCH: Grounded cargo ship stays put in Louth Won't Budge This post contains videos

WATCH: Grounded cargo ship stays put in Louth

The ship and crew are in no danger says the Irish Coastguard.

# stranded - Tuesday 31 December, 2013

Helicopter to rescue passengers on science ship trapped in Antarctica

The 52 passengers will be taken by helicopter to a nearby ship, while the 22 crew members are expected to remain with the trapped vessel.

# stranded - Sunday 29 December, 2013

Rescuers due to reach ship stuck in Antarctic ice

The Russian passenger ship which has 74 people on board – a mixture of scientists and tourists – has been stranded since Christmas Eve.

# stranded - Monday 2 September, 2013

‘I found myself in the Philippines, blindfolded and handcuffed to a Polish man’

Dublin artist Murray Aston won a competition that sent him to the other side of the world.

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