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#water safety

# water-safety - Thursday 5 December, 2013

Forget the festive jumpers, get your loved ones a life jacket this Christmas
# Christmas
# Christmas

Forget the festive jumpers, get your loved ones a life jacket this Christmas

Dec 5th 2013, 6:50 AM 7,695 Views 9 Comments

The Irish Coast Guard is encouraging friends and family members of water lovers to get them a gift this year that could save their lives.

# water-safety - Saturday 30 November, 2013

One third of all drownings in the last 25 years recorded as suicide
# Drowning
# Drowning

One third of all drownings in the last 25 years recorded as suicide

Nov 30th 2013, 8:15 AM 6,017 Views 11 Comments

The actual figure could be far higher, because of the number of of deaths in which the intention was recorded as ‘undetermined’.

# water-safety - Wednesday 13 November, 2013

"The water rushes in awful fast - the kids wouldn't have been able to stand"
# Local Heroes
# Local Heroes

"The water rushes in awful fast - the kids wouldn't have been able to stand"

Nov 13th 2013, 7:30 AM 18,194 Views 11 Comments

A Kerry fisherman who saved four children from a near-drowning incident during the July heatwave is among the recipients of this year’s national awards for lifesavers.

# water-safety - Saturday 19 October, 2013

Search for missing man off Howth coast stood down
# Missing
# Missing

Search for missing man off Howth coast stood down

Oct 19th 2013, 12:17 PM 10,428 Views 2 Comments

The man’s body has still not been recovered after he was seen in the water yesterday evening.

# water-safety - Wednesday 2 October, 2013

Police call off search for Polish man who was swept into the sea
# Search
# Search

Police call off search for Polish man who was swept into the sea

Oct 2nd 2013, 1:41 PM 13,205 Views 10 Comments

The man went missing in September during turbulent weather conditions. Members of the public came out in force to assist with the search.

# water-safety - Tuesday 24 September, 2013

Warm summer saw RNLI lifeboats launched 571 times
# Water Safety
# Water Safety

Warm summer saw RNLI lifeboats launched 571 times

Sep 24th 2013, 6:55 AM 2,627 Views 4 Comments

Warm weather and increased numbers in the water this summer dramatically increased the need for RNLI volunteer crews.

# water-safety - Friday 20 September, 2013

Five rescued from fishing vessel in 17-hour operation
# Rescue
# Rescue

Five rescued from fishing vessel in 17-hour operation

Sep 20th 2013, 3:18 PM 7,634 Views 4 Comments

The crew got into trouble when the vessel’s nets became entangled in its propellers.

# water-safety - Tuesday 10 September, 2013

Man confirmed dead after rescue operation in Avoca River
# Rescue
# Rescue

Man confirmed dead after rescue operation in Avoca River

Sep 10th 2013, 7:24 AM 11,330 Views 18 Comments

A second person managed to get out of the water and raised the alarm.

# water-safety - Thursday 22 August, 2013

Coast guard can track boat users in new water safety app
# Search And Rescue
# Search And Rescue

Coast guard can track boat users in new water safety app

Aug 22nd 2013, 12:30 PM 5,210 Views 11 Comments

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.

# water-safety - Saturday 17 August, 2013

Photos: 31 people dead and 171 still missing after Philippine ferry disaster
# Philippines
# Philippines

Photos: 31 people dead and 171 still missing after Philippine ferry disaster

Aug 17th 2013, 11:22 AM 7,849 Views 5 Comments

The ferry, which was carrying 831 passengers and crew, collided with a cargo ship and sank almost instantly.

# water-safety - Tuesday 6 August, 2013

Who is more likely to wear a life jacket - a jet skier or paddle boarder?
# Water Safety
# Water Safety

Who is more likely to wear a life jacket - a jet skier or paddle boarder?

Aug 6th 2013, 2:00 PM 6,720 Views 5 Comments

New statistics from the Coast Guard show that there is 80 per cent compliance with life jackets in Dublin Bay.

# water-safety - Sunday 21 July, 2013

Poll: Do you follow water safety guidelines when swimming?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you follow water safety guidelines when swimming?

Jul 21st 2013, 10:38 AM 10,493 Views 69 Comments

Over 140 drown every year and Irish Water Safety said if people exercised more caution these deaths could be prevented.

# water-safety - Sunday 14 July, 2013

Irish Coast Guard: Don't go in the water without a lifejacket like these two
# Water Safety
# Water Safety

Irish Coast Guard: Don't go in the water without a lifejacket like these two

Jul 14th 2013, 11:40 AM 20,830 Views 27 Comments

The Coast Guard has released this picture in an attempt to ensure others wear lifejackets in the water.

# water-safety - Saturday 13 July, 2013

Water safety course 'should be compulsory in primary schools'
# Water Safety
# Water Safety

Water safety course 'should be compulsory in primary schools'

Jul 13th 2013, 8:30 PM 12,187 Views 97 Comments

Irish Water Safety has emphasised the need for some water safety education to be made compulsory in schools – and a pool isn’t needed.

# water-safety - Wednesday 10 July, 2013

Huge increase in jetskiers "tormenting" beachgoers - Coastguard
# Nuisance
# Nuisance

Huge increase in jetskiers "tormenting" beachgoers - Coastguard

Jul 10th 2013, 7:30 AM 10,236 Views 40 Comments

The coastguard service is warning jetskiers to stay out of designated swimming areas, amid a rise of around 40 per cent in such complaints.

# water-safety - Tuesday 25 June, 2013

Wristband campaign aims to help locate lost children at the beach
# Lost And Found
# Lost And Found

Wristband campaign aims to help locate lost children at the beach

Jun 25th 2013, 7:30 AM 9,871 Views 29 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 - Thursday 13 June, 2013

Irish Coast Guard warns people to 'stay safe in the water' this summer
# Water Safety
# Water Safety

Irish Coast Guard warns people to 'stay safe in the water' this summer

Jun 13th 2013, 9:33 AM 3,983 Views 12 Comments

There have been 14 deaths by drowning in Irish waters so far this year.

# water-safety - Tuesday 28 May, 2013

Six people rescued from sinking cruiser on Lough Ree
# Water Safety
# Water Safety

Six people rescued from sinking cruiser on Lough Ree

May 28th 2013, 7:13 PM 16,775 Views 35 Comments

The vessel struck an object under the waterline and was taking on water when lifeboats arrived.

# water-safety - Monday 27 May, 2013

A child can drown in seconds in as little as an inch of water
# Water Safety
# Water Safety

A child can drown in seconds in as little as an inch of water

May 27th 2013, 7:18 PM 19,182 Views 27 Comments

Tips to ensure your children stay safe near water this summer.

# water-safety - Sunday 30 December, 2012

Irish Coast Guard teams save 161 lives
# Rescued
# Rescued

Irish Coast Guard teams save 161 lives

Dec 30th 2012, 2:07 PM 4,738 Views 16 Comments

Minister Leo Varadkar thanked the staff and volunteers at an event earlier today.

# water-safety - Wednesday 12 September, 2012

Man's lucky escape as rescue services spot river fall
# Luck's In
# Luck's In

Man's lucky escape as rescue services spot river fall

Sep 12th 2012, 6:20 PM 9,870 Views 10 Comments

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.

# water-safety - Tuesday 14 August, 2012

Two bodies found in Clare coast search
# Tragedy
# Tragedy

Two bodies found in Clare coast search

Aug 14th 2012, 1:31 PM 5,031 Views 8 Comments

Small boat had been reported missing last night when it failed to return to Quilty. Bodies of two men were found after midday today.

# water-safety - Friday 3 August, 2012

Abandoned upturned boat found on Lough Derg
# Search
# Search

Abandoned upturned boat found on Lough Derg

Aug 3rd 2012, 7:11 PM 14,287 Views 16 Comments

A rescue team is searching the area for any survivors.

# water-safety - Tuesday 14 June, 2011

Three hospitalised after recreational rubber dinghy capsizes in Killiney Bay
# Rescue
# Rescue

Three hospitalised after recreational rubber dinghy capsizes in Killiney Bay

Jun 14th 2011, 5:57 PM 587 Views 2 Comments

The Coast Guard helicopter and two Dún Laoghaire RNLI lifeboats were involved in the dramatic rescue of four people earlier this afternoon.

# water-safety - Thursday 9 June, 2011

Naked Irish rower forced to abandon solo Indian Ocean crossing
# Naked Adventurer
# Naked Adventurer

Naked Irish rower forced to abandon solo Indian Ocean crossing

Jun 9th 2011, 11:42 AM 1,154 Views 2 Comments

The ‘Naked Adventurer’, Keith Whelan, is forced to give up his attempt due to health concerns and damage to his boat.

# water-safety - Tuesday 7 June, 2011

'Titanic II' cabin cruiser sinks on first voyage (no, seriously)
# History Repeating
From The Daily Edge
# History Repeating

'Titanic II' cabin cruiser sinks on first voyage (no, seriously)

Jun 7th 2011, 4:58 PM 1,110 Views 0 Comments

Shouldn’t there just be a rule against buying boats with the word ‘Titanic’ in the title?

Naked Irish rower rescued after sustaining head injury off Australia
# Naked Adventurer
# Naked Adventurer

Naked Irish rower rescued after sustaining head injury off Australia

Jun 7th 2011, 11:38 AM 1,340 Views 1 Comment

Keith Whelan – the ‘Naked Adventurer’ – had been hoping to become the youngest man to row solo across the Indian Ocean.

# water-safety - Monday 18 April, 2011

Four-year-old boy in a critical condition after Galway swimming accident
Live Apr 18th 2011, 8:49 AM

Four-year-old boy in a critical condition after Galway swimming accident

# water-safety - Tuesday 29 March, 2011

The Daily Fix: Tuesday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Tuesday

Mar 29th 2011, 8:10 PM 1,719 Views 0 Comments

TheJournal.ie’s round-up of the evening’s top stories – and the interesting tidbits of the day.