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#water safety

# water-safety - Tuesday 4 July, 2017

'I wasn't prepared to let her drown' - Woman who saved 10-year-old girl on beach
# Hero
# Hero

'I wasn't prepared to let her drown' - Woman who saved 10-year-old girl on beach

Jul 4th 2017, 10:08 PM 49,742 Views 19 Comments

Michelle Cremin from Cork braved a dangerous rip current at Inch beach.

# water-safety - Saturday 3 June, 2017

'Always respect the water': Coast Guard and RNLI issue bank holiday warning
# Swimming
# Swimming

'Always respect the water': Coast Guard and RNLI issue bank holiday warning

Jun 3rd 2017, 7:00 AM 6,254 Views 5 Comments

Lots of people will be enjoying Ireland’s coastline over the summer.

# water-safety - Saturday 27 May, 2017

Forty Foot swimmers raise alarm after jet skis and powerboats cause havoc
# Dún Laoghaire
# Dún Laoghaire

Forty Foot swimmers raise alarm after jet skis and powerboats cause havoc

May 27th 2017, 1:58 PM 97,956 Views 40 Comments

The seafarers ventured into an area especially designated for swimmers.

# water-safety - Wednesday 24 May, 2017

While training last night, the Coast Guard was called to help tourists adrift near Sandymount beach
# Rescue 116
# Rescue 116

While training last night, the Coast Guard was called to help tourists adrift near Sandymount beach

May 24th 2017, 7:09 AM 18,893 Views 16 Comments

The two Finnish tourists were uninjured.

# water-safety - Thursday 11 May, 2017

Brave teenager hailed a hero after saving a boy from drowning
# Against All Odds
# Against All Odds

Brave teenager hailed a hero after saving a boy from drowning

May 11th 2017, 10:53 AM 18,629 Views 11 Comments

Clodagh had the awareness in her not to swim out and grab him immediately in case she got dragged down with him.

# water-safety - Thursday 9 March, 2017

'We've seen first-hand the work of the RNLI' - GAA stars join forces with lifesavers
# Water Safety
# Water Safety

'We've seen first-hand the work of the RNLI' - GAA stars join forces with lifesavers

Mar 9th 2017, 12:01 AM 10,526 Views 7 Comments

Each year an average of 28 people drown accidentally around the Irish coast.

# water-safety - Monday 26 December, 2016

The 1,000 volunteers who 'face peril on every call out'
# Irish Coast Guard
# Irish Coast Guard

The 1,000 volunteers who 'face peril on every call out'

Dec 26th 2016, 6:15 AM 6,332 Views 0 Comments

The death of one of their members this year emphasised the importance of the Irish Coast Guard.

# water-safety - Saturday 24 December, 2016

Thinking of partaking in a Christmas swim? Here are the dos and don'ts
# Natural High
# Natural High

Thinking of partaking in a Christmas swim? Here are the dos and don'ts

Dec 24th 2016, 8:30 PM 21,611 Views 12 Comments

“Get in, get out, warm up.”

# water-safety - Friday 1 July, 2016

Video shows the difference a life jacket makes when you fall in Irish waters
# Summer Safety
# Summer Safety

Video shows the difference a life jacket makes when you fall in Irish waters

Jul 1st 2016, 3:34 PM 14,844 Views 13 Comments

The Coast Guard is particularly urging those who take part in shore-related activities to wear life jackets.

# water-safety - Sunday 26 June, 2016

'There was peer-pressure involved': Father of drowned son speaks out on his loss
# Water Safety
# Water Safety

'There was peer-pressure involved': Father of drowned son speaks out on his loss

Jun 26th 2016, 7:15 AM 32,742 Views 4 Comments

Irish Water Safety are calling on the public to take greater care when swimming.

# water-safety - Saturday 4 June, 2016

Some important and timely advice from the ESB - don't swim in reservoirs
# Start Of Summer
# Start Of Summer

Some important and timely advice from the ESB - don't swim in reservoirs

Jun 4th 2016, 7:20 AM 10,952 Views 5 Comments

The changing levels and pace of the water make reservoirs high risk places to swim.

# water-safety - Saturday 7 November, 2015

Brush with death: 'I was fighting for air, spitting out sea water as the waves broke over my head'
# Saved
# Saved

Brush with death: 'I was fighting for air, spitting out sea water as the waves broke over my head'

Nov 7th 2015, 7:30 AM 19,559 Views 4 Comments

Colm Plunkett does not think he would be alive today if he had not been wearing a lifejacket.

# water-safety - Friday 21 August, 2015

If you're stung by a jellyfish this weekend, do NOT wee on it
# Wibbly Wobbly
# Wibbly Wobbly

If you're stung by a jellyfish this weekend, do NOT wee on it

Aug 21st 2015, 4:40 PM 29,605 Views 19 Comments

A common myth, apparently.

# water-safety - Thursday 13 August, 2015

People had to be stopped jumping off a bridge on the M50 today
# Bridges
# Bridges

People had to be stopped jumping off a bridge on the M50 today

Aug 13th 2015, 4:38 PM 49,457 Views 42 Comments

They were jumping into the canal below.

# water-safety - Wednesday 1 July, 2015

New area searched for man whose dad and girlfriend died in Cork drowning
# Baltimore
# Baltimore

New area searched for man whose dad and girlfriend died in Cork drowning

Jul 1st 2015, 11:25 PM 48,420 Views 11 Comments

The man is believed to be in his 20s.

# water-safety - Sunday 31 May, 2015

An average of 137 people drown in Ireland each year - how to protect yourself
# Read Me
# Read Me

An average of 137 people drown in Ireland each year - how to protect yourself

May 31st 2015, 8:40 AM 1,480 Views 39 Comments

An expert from Irish Water Safety has some practical tips for keeping all the family safe at the beach.

# water-safety - Friday 10 April, 2015

This is still a really STUPID thing to do
# Warned
# Warned

This is still a really STUPID thing to do

Apr 10th 2015, 3:54 PM 45,130 Views 58 Comments

A group were seen jumping into the Liffey from the roof of a restaurant.

# water-safety - Friday 21 November, 2014

Is the water you're paying for good enough to drink? This water quality test can tell you...
# Water Supply
# Water Supply

Is the water you're paying for good enough to drink? This water quality test can tell you...

Nov 21st 2014, 7:15 AM 13,006 Views 58 Comments

The two Cork-based scientific organisations said there is a clear demand to ensure our water supply is safe.

# water-safety - Monday 17 November, 2014

More than 40 people drown every hour, with young children most at risk
# Water Safety
# Water Safety

More than 40 people drown every hour, with young children most at risk

Nov 17th 2014, 2:30 PM 28,590 Views 11 Comments

Men are twice as likely to drown as women.

# water-safety - Friday 14 November, 2014

Man dies after seven people get into difficulty while kayaking
# Wicklow
# Wicklow

Man dies after seven people get into difficulty while kayaking

Nov 14th 2014, 7:26 AM 18,933 Views 17 Comments

Three people were taken to hospital.

# water-safety - Thursday 28 August, 2014

RNLI tow pleasure boat that was stuck on rope back to harbour
# Maritime Safety
# Maritime Safety

RNLI tow pleasure boat that was stuck on rope back to harbour

Aug 28th 2014, 3:33 PM 9,743 Views 9 Comments

Over 25 tourists were on board the boat.

# water-safety - Friday 15 August, 2014

'Wonderful women': Tributes to nuns who died in Kerry swimming accident
# Tragic
# Tragic

'Wonderful women': Tributes to nuns who died in Kerry swimming accident

Aug 15th 2014, 2:36 PM 22,278 Views 17 Comments

Sisters Imelda Crew and Paula Buckley had been enjoying a holiday in Kerry.

# water-safety - Friday 8 August, 2014

Deadly Lion's mane jellyfish spotted in Dublin Bay
# Jellyfish Alert
# Jellyfish Alert

Deadly Lion's mane jellyfish spotted in Dublin Bay

Aug 8th 2014, 3:27 PM 47,080 Views 66 Comments

A young girl was rushed to hospital yesterday in Cork due to a severe reaction to a jellyfish sting.

# water-safety - Wednesday 23 July, 2014

Coast Guard warns people to stay away from sea fog
# The Fog
# The Fog

Coast Guard warns people to stay away from sea fog

Jul 23rd 2014, 7:28 AM 13,326 Views 26 Comments

The alert comes after three girls were rescued from Sandymount beach.

# water-safety - Friday 18 July, 2014

Six teens rescued after being cut off by tide in Bundoran
# Trapped
# Trapped

Six teens rescued after being cut off by tide in Bundoran

Jul 18th 2014, 8:01 AM 11,697 Views 6 Comments

The teens had climbed down a cliff side and became trapped with they could not make their way back up.

# water-safety - Tuesday 15 July, 2014

RNLI rescues 12 tourists after passenger boat hits rocks
# Howth
# Howth

RNLI rescues 12 tourists after passenger boat hits rocks

Jul 15th 2014, 8:44 AM 10,499 Views 11 Comments

No one was injured in the incident and the vessel was towed safely back to the harbour.

# water-safety - Monday 14 July, 2014

RNLI save three from pleasure craft off Arklow, miss World Cup final
# World Class
# World Class

RNLI save three from pleasure craft off Arklow, miss World Cup final

Jul 14th 2014, 7:41 AM 10,756 Views 7 Comments

The boat was taking on water near the Roadstone Jetty.

# water-safety - Saturday 28 June, 2014

Body taken from the sea off Donegal
# Donegal
# Donegal

Body taken from the sea off Donegal

Jun 28th 2014, 1:01 PM 10,276 Views 2 Comments

The man’s fishing vessel was spotted early this morning.

# water-safety - Tuesday 24 June, 2014

Coast Guard warnings after children found in tiny dinghy off Dublin coast
# Rescue
# Rescue

Coast Guard warnings after children found in tiny dinghy off Dublin coast

Jun 24th 2014, 7:42 AM 19,775 Views 20 Comments

The two boys were wearing swimming armbands rather than life jackets.

# water-safety - Saturday 21 June, 2014

13-year-old dies after swimming accident
# RIP
# RIP

13-year-old dies after swimming accident

Jun 21st 2014, 8:55 PM 68,876 Views 100 Comments

Ricky Oasagi got into difficulty at around 6.15pm yesterday and passed away overnight.

Think before you jump in, 140 people drown in Ireland every year
# Water Safety
# Water Safety

Think before you jump in, 140 people drown in Ireland every year

Jun 21st 2014, 7:15 AM 7,623 Views 5 Comments

Alcohol is a contributory factor in nearly a third of all drownings.

# water-safety - Tuesday 17 June, 2014

Heading to the beach? These wristbands could help if your child gets lost
# Stay Safe
# Stay Safe

Heading to the beach? These wristbands could help if your child gets lost

Jun 17th 2014, 8:30 AM 10,582 Views 21 Comments

The phone number of the parents or guardians will be on the wristbands in case the child gets lost on a busy beach.

# water-safety - Wednesday 21 May, 2014

These signs will help the Coast Guard get to people more quickly
# Water Safety
# Water Safety

These signs will help the Coast Guard get to people more quickly

May 21st 2014, 7:45 AM 9,842 Views 14 Comments

The signs has its location displayed on it to help tourists or those unfamiliar with an area help emergency services to find a person in trouble.

# water-safety - Tuesday 6 May, 2014

Man rescued from River Shannon by Limerick firefighters
# Rescue
# Rescue

Man rescued from River Shannon by Limerick firefighters

May 6th 2014, 7:35 AM 11,405 Views 5 Comments

The man in his 20s was treated at the scene and taken to hospital after the rescue.

# water-safety - Wednesday 23 April, 2014

'Mindless vandalism' of life rings along River Boyne puts lives at risk
# Water Safety
# Water Safety

'Mindless vandalism' of life rings along River Boyne puts lives at risk

Apr 23rd 2014, 11:39 AM 10,696 Views 31 Comments

Boyne Fishermen’s Rescue and Recovery Service said replacing the life rings will incur a large financial cost.

# water-safety - Monday 21 April, 2014

Two men rescued from Lough Derg
# Water Safety
# Water Safety

Two men rescued from Lough Derg

Apr 21st 2014, 8:23 PM 21,768 Views 11 Comments

The father and son team got into difficulty this afternoon while kayaking.

# water-safety - Monday 24 March, 2014

Cute kid learns it's very difficult to eat with arm bands on
# No Mean F-eat
From The Daily Edge
# No Mean F-eat

Cute kid learns it's very difficult to eat with arm bands on

Mar 24th 2014, 2:45 PM 1,985 Views 0 Comments

He just wants his cookie. But fate is out to thwart him.

# water-safety - Thursday 2 January, 2014

Tagged sharks tweet alerts to help warn Australian beachgoers
# Shark Attack
# Shark Attack

Tagged sharks tweet alerts to help warn Australian beachgoers

Jan 2nd 2014, 8:00 PM 19,460 Views 47 Comments

Tagged sharks swimming off the south west coast of Australia will tweet an alert whenever they come close to a popular swimming area.

# water-safety - Wednesday 1 January, 2014

Kitesurfer rescued from extreme weather conditions in Dublin Bay
# Rescue
# Rescue

Kitesurfer rescued from extreme weather conditions in Dublin Bay

Jan 1st 2014, 8:45 PM 33,195 Views 103 Comments

In a separate incident, reports in Howth of a person being washed off the west pier into the water were found to be a false alarm.

# water-safety - Tuesday 24 December, 2013

Taking a Christmas swim? Be careful, says Coast Guard
# Water Safety
# Water Safety

Taking a Christmas swim? Be careful, says Coast Guard

Dec 24th 2013, 2:49 PM 6,774 Views 12 Comments

Heavy swells and high swells will make the seas a dangerous place tomorrow.