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Galway father and son save swimmer off Salthill in another sea rescue
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Galway father and son save swimmer off Salthill in another sea rescue

Nov 21st 2020, 4:29 PM 72,958 Views 32 Comments

The two fishermen were given a mayoral award earlier this year for their rescue of two paddleboarders.

Irish Coast Guard and RNLI issue water safety plea as callouts to open water swimmers increase
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Irish Coast Guard and RNLI issue water safety plea as callouts to open water swimmers increase

Nov 20th 2020, 12:10 PM 16,637 Views 15 Comments

Over the past week, eight separate incidents arose in the Dublin-Wicklow area alone.

Woman rescued by helicopter after getting into difficulty while swimming in Greystones
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Woman rescued by helicopter after getting into difficulty while swimming in Greystones

Updated Nov 11th 2020, 10:03 PM 90,505 Views 59 Comments

The Greystones Coast Guard has shared images of the helicopter rescue.

Two children rescued from River Suir by Coast Guard
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Two children rescued from River Suir by Coast Guard

Oct 28th 2020, 9:20 PM 41,126 Views 7 Comments

The children were rescued this afternoon.

'Lucky escape' for pair rescued from cliff at Howth
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'Lucky escape' for pair rescued from cliff at Howth

Oct 11th 2020, 6:54 PM 69,962 Views 23 Comments

An adult and a teenager were rescued today at the Howth cliffs.

The father and son who rescued the two young women out at sea last month rescued another man today
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The father and son who rescued the two young women out at sea last month rescued another man today

Sep 23rd 2020, 5:02 PM 60,206 Views 24 Comments

Patrick and Morgan Oliver answered the call again today.

Hurricane Sally: Rescuers seek out people amid widespread flooding
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Hurricane Sally: Rescuers seek out people amid widespread flooding

Sep 18th 2020, 8:57 AM 11,292 Views 3 Comments

Homeowners and businesses have begun cleaning up following the storm.

Numbers of dogs being surrendered rising again with return to work and school
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Numbers of dogs being surrendered rising again with return to work and school

Sep 7th 2020, 6:10 AM 35,894 Views 31 Comments

Last month Dogs Trust received the highest number of surrender request calls from dog owners since April.

'We found them, but they saved themselves': Galway paddleboarders and fisherman recall sea rescue
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'We found them, but they saved themselves': Galway paddleboarders and fisherman recall sea rescue

Sep 5th 2020, 9:46 AM 49,880 Views 24 Comments

Sara Feeney and Ellen Glynn recalled their ordeal at sea in August.

'They were in shock, I was trying to shout to them': Young man recalls heroic rescue off Kerry coast
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'They were in shock, I was trying to shout to them': Young man recalls heroic rescue off Kerry coast

Aug 27th 2020, 9:00 AM 55,501 Views 44 Comments

Mícheál Keogh (22) was swimming at Com Dhíneol beach when he noticed a family get into difficulty yesterday afternoon.

'These are the days you live for': RNLI volunteers recall dramatic rescue of young paddle-boarders in Galway
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'These are the days you live for': RNLI volunteers recall dramatic rescue of young paddle-boarders in Galway

Aug 15th 2020, 5:01 PM 36,759 Views 21 Comments

There was jubilation this week when cousins Sara Feeney and Ellen Glynn were found off Inis Oirr.

Teenager hailed for rescuing two boys who got into difficulty in the Boyne River yesterday
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Teenager hailed for rescuing two boys who got into difficulty in the Boyne River yesterday

Aug 13th 2020, 8:01 AM 39,741 Views 41 Comments

Callum Keane’s mother said she was delighted the two boys were safe and that she was very proud of her son.

Child rescued by helicopter after airbed drifts 1km from shore in the Shannon Estuary
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Child rescued by helicopter after airbed drifts 1km from shore in the Shannon Estuary

May 28th 2020, 5:10 PM 45,591 Views 0 Comments

It’s not thought the young girl’s condition is serious.

'A fantastic outcome': Missing hikers found after 18 days in New Zealand wilderness
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'A fantastic outcome': Missing hikers found after 18 days in New Zealand wilderness

May 27th 2020, 12:20 PM 28,031 Views 16 Comments

The 23-year-olds had intended to be gone for about five days, according to police.

Fisherman rescued by RNLI lifeboat after vessel suffered engine failure
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Fisherman rescued by RNLI lifeboat after vessel suffered engine failure

Apr 22nd 2020, 3:49 PM 14,638 Views 3 Comments

The boat was in danger of being swept onto rocks.

Kayaker spends almost two hours trapped in deep gorge after getting into difficulty
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Kayaker spends almost two hours trapped in deep gorge after getting into difficulty

Feb 15th 2020, 7:16 PM 38,520 Views 31 Comments

Five other kayakers managed to escape the incident.

Gardaí in Galway commended after helping to rescue man who fell in canal
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Gardaí in Galway commended after helping to rescue man who fell in canal

Feb 13th 2020, 2:38 PM 20,476 Views 12 Comments

Gardaí said the weather conditions at the time were hazardous and the three members involved in the rescue acted quickly to get the man out of the water.

At least seven dead in landslides and floods in Indonesia
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At least seven dead in landslides and floods in Indonesia

Jan 29th 2020, 12:26 PM 6,718 Views 1 Comment

More than 2,000 people have been forced to leave their flooded homes.

Snowy SOS signal saves Alaskan man after cabin burns down
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Snowy SOS signal saves Alaskan man after cabin burns down

Jan 13th 2020, 12:20 PM 33,991 Views 18 Comments

The man lives in one of the remotest parts if Alaska.

Woman who fell 30 feet off cliff path in Sutton airlifted to hospital with serious injuries
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Woman who fell 30 feet off cliff path in Sutton airlifted to hospital with serious injuries

Jan 13th 2020, 7:57 AM 30,366 Views 4 Comments

The Coast Guard rescued the woman, who is aged in her 50s, yesterday.

'Heartbreaking': Eight dogs rescued from 'appalling' living conditions in Cork
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'Heartbreaking': Eight dogs rescued from 'appalling' living conditions in Cork

Jan 7th 2020, 2:01 PM 25,739 Views 29 Comments

The dogs had to be sedated before they could be treated or groomed.

Australia to pay ‘whatever it takes’ to deal with wildfires
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Australia to pay ‘whatever it takes’ to deal with wildfires

Jan 6th 2020, 8:20 PM 19,676 Views 6 Comments

At least 25 people have been killed and 2,000 homes destroyed by the blazes.

Seals usually found in the Arctic Ocean spotted in Cork and Kerry waters
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Seals usually found in the Arctic Ocean spotted in Cork and Kerry waters

Jan 3rd 2020, 6:55 PM 25,422 Views 31 Comments

They would be sighted regularly off the coast of Greenland.

Injured hiker rescued from mountain in the Burren
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Injured hiker rescued from mountain in the Burren

Jan 1st 2020, 6:30 PM 19,587 Views 10 Comments

The man was airlifted to hospital.

Two kayakers rescued from Lough Derg after getting into difficultly
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Two kayakers rescued from Lough Derg after getting into difficultly

Dec 28th 2019, 4:02 PM 17,287 Views 20 Comments

One person was taken to hospital.

Supplier in contract row with Coast Guard threatens to hold equipment at 'secure location' until paid
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Supplier in contract row with Coast Guard threatens to hold equipment at 'secure location' until paid

Dec 24th 2019, 7:00 AM 31,679 Views 25 Comments

The company said it has been accused by the Coast Guard of overcharging on a contract – an accusation it rejects.

RNLI battles 50 foot sea swells to rescue fishermen who sent mayday distress call
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RNLI battles 50 foot sea swells to rescue fishermen who sent mayday distress call

Dec 16th 2019, 5:52 PM 29,025 Views 22 Comments

The RNLI has released footae of the rescue.

New Zealand experts recover six bodies from toxic island after volcano eruption
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New Zealand experts recover six bodies from toxic island after volcano eruption

Dec 13th 2019, 8:19 AM 14,671 Views 4 Comments

Volcanic gases are still venting from the crater, and scientists have said another eruption is possible.

Lewis the koala dies from burn injuries after being rescued from Australian bushfire last week
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Lewis the koala dies from burn injuries after being rescued from Australian bushfire last week

Nov 26th 2019, 7:56 AM 16,740 Views 14 Comments

Last week, a video went viral of a woman who walked into a bushfire to save the koala.

Woman seriously injured in Clare cliff jumping accident airlifted to hospital
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Woman seriously injured in Clare cliff jumping accident airlifted to hospital

Oct 13th 2019, 4:59 PM 43,748 Views 30 Comments

She’s understood to have jumped around 10 metres when she got into difficulty.

Woman (20s) dies after being rescued from river in multi-agency operation
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Woman (20s) dies after being rescued from river in multi-agency operation

Sep 27th 2019, 8:01 PM 44,692 Views 3 Comments

Rescue personnel quickly located the woman in bushes on an island in the River Fergus.

Child (5) hospitalised after being swept out to sea on inflatable lilo
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Child (5) hospitalised after being swept out to sea on inflatable lilo

Jul 22nd 2019, 6:57 PM 43,548 Views 36 Comments

Emergency services were alerted to the incident at Dublin’s Portmarnock Beach at 2.20pm.

Major rescue operation launched last night after two swimmers get into difficulty off Kerry coast
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Major rescue operation launched last night after two swimmers get into difficulty off Kerry coast

Jul 14th 2019, 10:59 AM 30,779 Views 21 Comments

Units from the Coast Guard and RNLI joined in the operation as the pair safely reached the shore.

Surfers battle to refloat stranded dolphin on Clare beach
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Surfers battle to refloat stranded dolphin on Clare beach

Jul 11th 2019, 7:59 PM 39,050 Views 22 Comments

The mammal was later found dead in a nearby river.

Kite surfer rescued off west coast of Cork by RNLI
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Kite surfer rescued off west coast of Cork by RNLI

Jun 22nd 2019, 3:59 PM 12,840 Views 8 Comments

Weather conditions at the time were windy at the popular kite surfing spot.

Decision to end migrant rescue operation labelled 'outrageous abdication of responsibilities'
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Decision to end migrant rescue operation labelled 'outrageous abdication of responsibilities'

Apr 1st 2019, 9:42 AM 16,560 Views 14 Comments

The EU is winding down Operation Sophia amid pressure from Italy and other countries.

Woman airlifted to hospital after falling at Cliffs of Moher
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Woman airlifted to hospital after falling at Cliffs of Moher

Feb 9th 2019, 6:53 PM 46,015 Views 34 Comments

The woman, a tourist aged in her 50s, was in an area inaccessible by land vehicles.

RNLI crew rescue paddle boarder who got into difficulty in Bray
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RNLI crew rescue paddle boarder who got into difficulty in Bray

Jan 27th 2019, 5:29 PM 14,817 Views 25 Comments

The weather conditions were not good with strong gale force winds.

Coast Guard saved over 400 lives this year
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Coast Guard saved over 400 lives this year

Dec 30th 2018, 3:33 PM 7,411 Views 13 Comments

Around 1,000 volunteers help operate the service.

Bull rescued by RNLI after falling down steep cliff in Galway
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Bull rescued by RNLI after falling down steep cliff in Galway

Dec 23rd 2018, 2:37 PM 15,883 Views 17 Comments

Despite near dark conditions, the lifeboat was able to bring the bull ashore.

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