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British women found dead after going for late-night swim in Spain
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British women found dead after going for late-night swim in Spain

Oct 1st 2015, 12:59 PM 23,905 Views 8 Comments

The women were 33 and 36 years old.

Toddler dies after father throws his children in a pond, confesses in 911 call
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Toddler dies after father throws his children in a pond, confesses in 911 call

Sep 23rd 2015, 10:47 PM 20,500 Views 21 Comments

Two girls were saved from the water by an off-duty policeman, but one of them died today.

Limerick man rescues woman from drowning in New York river
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Limerick man rescues woman from drowning in New York river

Jul 22nd 2015, 7:46 AM 24,218 Views 10 Comments

This was Niall O’Shaughnessy’s second Hudson River rescue.

An elderly man has saved a drowning man's life in Limerick
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An elderly man has saved a drowning man's life in Limerick

Jul 12th 2015, 2:29 PM 22,980 Views 6 Comments

The man, in his forties, was rescued from the River Shannon on Saturday afternoon.

Have you ever done this? This hard-hitting ad will make you think otherwise
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Have you ever done this? This hard-hitting ad will make you think otherwise

Jul 10th 2015, 6:08 AM 26,334 Views 19 Comments

Last year, 55 people died by accidental drowning in Irish waterways.

Over 150 people have joined the search for man whose father and girlfriend were drowned
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Over 150 people have joined the search for man whose father and girlfriend were drowned

Jul 9th 2015, 8:11 AM 9,695 Views 5 Comments

Barry Davis Ryan has been missing for over a week.

GAA clubs pay tribute to Irishman dead in Thailand drowning incident
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GAA clubs pay tribute to Irishman dead in Thailand drowning incident

Jul 8th 2015, 11:15 PM 36,617 Views 20 Comments

The Department of Foreign Affairs is providing assistance to his family.

GAA clubs pay tribute to Waterford man who dies in Thailand drowning incident
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GAA clubs pay tribute to Waterford man who dies in Thailand drowning incident

Jul 8th 2015, 10:34 PM 7,859 Views 1 Comment

The victim was a native of Dungarvan.

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

Jul 1st 2015, 11:25 PM 48,383 Views 11 Comments

The man is believed to be in his 20s.

A man has died after falling overboard from a fishing boat in Donegal
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A man has died after falling overboard from a fishing boat in Donegal

Jun 16th 2015, 10:50 PM 22,406 Views 4 Comments

The alarm was raised at around 3pm.

To stop drownings, Europe should ferry across migrants itself
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To stop drownings, Europe should ferry across migrants itself

Apr 25th 2015, 8:00 AM 73 Views 87 Comments

I am a believer in tight border security, but I cannot turn a blind eye wanton waste of life in the Mediterranean.

Why resuscitating people for a long time after drowning will not always work
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Why resuscitating people for a long time after drowning will not always work

Feb 11th 2015, 1:00 PM 14,023 Views 8 Comments

New study looks at the outcomes after resuscitation.

Woman accused of drowning her three children starves to death
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Woman accused of drowning her three children starves to death

Jan 16th 2015, 8:48 PM 37,677 Views 56 Comments

She was charged with murdering her children in 2012.

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

Nov 17th 2014, 2:30 PM 28,576 Views 11 Comments

Men are twice as likely to drown as women.

Crete tragedy: Symphony orchestra holds minute's silence for John and Kevin
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Crete tragedy: Symphony orchestra holds minute's silence for John and Kevin

Sep 1st 2014, 12:39 PM 32,403 Views 1 Comment

Violist John Lynch and his partner, Kevin Devine, died on Friday off a beach in the town of Kissamos.

Two Irishmen die in Crete drowning tragedy
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Two Irishmen die in Crete drowning tragedy

Aug 31st 2014, 8:22 PM 73,978 Views 8 Comments

The tragedy happened on Friday. The Department of Foreign Affairs is assisting the families of the two men.

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday
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Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

Aug 31st 2014, 8:22 PM 24,524 Views 6 Comments

Everyone’s been talking about a drowning tragedy in Crete, Irish troops in the Middle East, peace, and EP.

Two-year-old Irish boy drowns in Spanish swimming pool
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Two-year-old Irish boy drowns in Spanish swimming pool

Aug 18th 2014, 4:58 PM 55,002 Views 22 Comments

It’s believed the child fell from a wall into a neighbour’s pool.

Photographer dies after falling into the water in Donegal
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Photographer dies after falling into the water in Donegal

Aug 17th 2014, 7:59 PM 51,223 Views 48 Comments

The accident happened near Fanad Lighthouse.

Body of 13-year-old boy recovered from water in Drogheda
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Body of 13-year-old boy recovered from water in Drogheda

Jul 24th 2014, 10:59 PM 26,830 Views 18 Comments

The boy’s remains have been taken to Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital.

Teenager dies following swimming incident at Cavan lake in second drowning today
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Teenager dies following swimming incident at Cavan lake in second drowning today

Jun 30th 2014, 10:40 PM 31,836 Views 17 Comments

The incident is the second drowning today.

6 people who appreciate Damien Dempsey for the legend that he is
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# It's All Good

6 people who appreciate Damien Dempsey for the legend that he is

Jun 24th 2014, 9:06 AM 2,671 Views 1 Comment

“The manliest man that ever manned”.

Did Damien Dempsey save a man from drowning yesterday?
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Did Damien Dempsey save a man from drowning yesterday?

Jun 23rd 2014, 5:54 PM 29,388 Views 17 Comments

One eyewitness is sure it was the singer who came to the rescue “cool as you like”.

Malaysia migrant boat tragedy leaves nine dead, 27 still missing
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Malaysia migrant boat tragedy leaves nine dead, 27 still missing

Jun 18th 2014, 7:48 PM 4,567 Views 1 Comment

It is believed the boat was carrying illegal migrants and was overloaded.

Hero pool guy saves tiny ground squirrel from drowning
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# Rescue Me

Hero pool guy saves tiny ground squirrel from drowning

Jun 6th 2014, 8:30 PM 2,464 Views 1 Comment

Reminder that there are good people out there.

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

Apr 23rd 2014, 11:39 AM 10,680 Views 31 Comments

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

Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday
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Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday

Apr 15th 2014, 11:03 PM 19,203 Views 6 Comments

Everyone’s talking about a teenager drowning in a reservoir, a Dublin shooting, and tensions in Ukraine…

Brave fireman jumps off bridge to save drowning woman in Limerick
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Brave fireman jumps off bridge to save drowning woman in Limerick

Mar 2nd 2014, 7:50 PM 48,161 Views 66 Comments

Fireman Eli Brace jumped in to the water to rescue the woman after the Coast Guard Rescue Helicopter could not retrieve her.

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

Nov 30th 2013, 8:15 AM 5,983 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’.

Above and Beyond: Meet the lifesaving Luas driver who went back on duty after a dramatic rescue
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Above and Beyond: Meet the lifesaving Luas driver who went back on duty after a dramatic rescue

Nov 17th 2013, 7:45 AM 27,687 Views 24 Comments

Philip Redmond is one of 37 people from around the country receiving a Seiko ‘Just in Time’ award for rescuing people in near-drowning situations.

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

Nov 13th 2013, 7:30 AM 17,707 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.

Dog thinks owner is drowning, so jumps into water to save him
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Dog thinks owner is drowning, so jumps into water to save him

Oct 21st 2013, 8:30 PM 3,868 Views 5 Comments

Man’s best friend.

Woman drowns off Achill Island
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Woman drowns off Achill Island

Oct 10th 2013, 11:38 PM 18,580 Views 10 Comments

The Coast Guard was at the scene within minutes after a report of a near drowning, but the woman had passed away.

Man drowns after slipping off bridge wall in Athlone
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Man drowns after slipping off bridge wall in Athlone

Sep 8th 2013, 7:49 PM 24,022 Views 19 Comments

The man’s body was recovered from the River Shannon.

Two-year-old boy dies in Waterford beach accident
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Two-year-old boy dies in Waterford beach accident

Aug 23rd 2013, 11:05 AM 23,618 Views 27 Comments

The incident happened at Boatstrand near the village of Bunmahon in Waterford last night.

Coast guard can track boat users in new water safety app
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Coast guard can track boat users in new water safety app

Aug 22nd 2013, 12:30 PM 5,168 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.

Here’s What Happened Today: Monday
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Here’s What Happened Today: Monday

Jul 22nd 2013, 10:13 PM 20,101 Views 20 Comments

Everyone’s talking about the Royal baby, a judgment against a government minister and tragedy on the roads and in the water.

Man in his 20s drowns in Castletownbere
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Man in his 20s drowns in Castletownbere

Jul 22nd 2013, 4:50 PM 16,649 Views 14 Comments

It is believed the man may have lost his life in tragic circumstances.

Two children rescued after inflatable toy floats out to sea in Kerry
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Two children rescued after inflatable toy floats out to sea in Kerry

Jul 21st 2013, 8:10 PM 30,732 Views 57 Comments

Irish Water Safety, the coast guard and gardaí have renewed their appeal for people to be extra vigilant when in the water.

Body of missing 65-year-old man found in Tipperary quarry
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Body of missing 65-year-old man found in Tipperary quarry

Jul 21st 2013, 10:59 AM 17,110 Views 18 Comments

The 64-year-old was swimming in Ahenny quarry in Carrick-on-Suir.