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Wednesday 8 February 2023 Dublin: 9°C

# Stranded

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2022
# Stranded
Rescue efforts underway as 230 whales beached in Tasmania
The pod appears to be pilot whales and at least half are presumed to still be alive.
# Disability
'Left high and dry': Wheelchair users hit out at damage caused while flying
‘What’s not understood by airlines and baggage handlers is that the wheelchair is basically somebody’s legs.’
# Stranded
Brazilian footballers in Ukraine plead for help to leave
‘There’s no way for us to get out,’ said Shakhtar defender Marlon in a video of 20 people – including the players’ families – taking refuge in a hotel room.
All time
# snow storm
Snowstorm in Denmark strands customers overnight in Ikea
The store manager said they spent the evening watching television and eating.
# London
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.
# sowerby's beaked whale
A beaked whale has been spotted trapped in Wicklow harbour
The Irish Whale and Dolphin Group said it is unlikely the whale will survive.
# Coming Home
'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.
# Simon Coveney
Peru gives go-ahead for Irish citizens stranded in Peru to be flown home
Tánaiste Simon Coveney and Peruvian Foreign Minister
# stranded abroad
'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.
# Lockdown
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.
# ocean viking
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.
# Storm Pabuk
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.
# Indonesia
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.
# Going nowhere
Passengers left stranded at Stansted Airport over lightning strikes
Flights to Dublin are among those affected.
# arrecife
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.
# the alps
13,000 tourists trapped in Swiss ski resort after heavy snowfall
The avalanche risk in Zermatt is at its highest level.
# Stranded
Skier killed by avalanche in French Alps
Over 4,000 travellers have been stranded due to the heavy snow.
# Extreme Weather
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
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
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”.
# Earthquake
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.
# Aran Islands
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.
# vermont
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
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.
# skegness
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.
# metrojet crash
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
# Trapped
Climber stranded on 50m cliff saved in Howth
The man became stranded when trying to find a way off of the beach.
# Stranded
Passengers told to listen for 'walking on roof' as migrants cause Channel Tunnel chaos
“Intruders” were reported on the tracks a Eurostar official said.
# Beached
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.
# Philippines
Chris Brown: 'Please, please, let us leave, please!'
He used a back flip to argue his case.
# Legal Battle
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
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.
# Malaysia
137 stranded on mountain top after earthquake
There are reports of one death on the mountain.
# Stranded
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
An orca washed up on a Waterford beach yesterday
It is the first since 2010.
# News Fix
Here's What Happened Today: Sunday
Everybody’s talking about the Poolbeg incinerator, asylum applications, and a rescued cow.
# seal rescue
Galway gardaí saved a stranded seal last night
Gardai got the seal to a local vet who cared for him overnight.
# No Cars Go
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
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.