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#Rescue

From TheJournal.ie Child rescued by helicopter after airbed drifts 1km from shore in the Shannon Estuary Littor

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

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

From TheJournal.ie 'A fantastic outcome': Missing hikers found after 18 days in New Zealand wilderness Kahurangi Park

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Fisherman rescued by RNLI lifeboat after vessel suffered engine failure Rescue

Fisherman rescued by RNLI lifeboat after vessel suffered engine failure

The boat was in danger of being swept onto rocks.

From TheJournal.ie Kayaker spends almost two hours trapped in deep gorge after getting into difficulty Co Clare

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

Five other kayakers managed to escape the incident.

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí in Galway commended after helping to rescue man who fell in canal Galway

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

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.

From TheJournal.ie At least seven dead in landslides and floods in Indonesia Sumatra

At least seven dead in landslides and floods in Indonesia

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

From TheJournal.ie Snowy SOS signal saves Alaskan man after cabin burns down Snow Patrol

Snowy SOS signal saves Alaskan man after cabin burns down

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

From TheJournal.ie Woman who fell 30 feet off cliff path in Sutton airlifted to hospital with serious injuries Red Rock

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

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

From TheJournal.ie 'Heartbreaking': Eight dogs rescued from 'appalling' living conditions in Cork Mallow

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Australia to pay ‘whatever it takes’ to deal with wildfires Wildfires

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Seals usually found in the Arctic Ocean spotted in Cork and Kerry waters Spotted

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

They would be sighted regularly off the coast of Greenland.

From TheJournal.ie Injured hiker rescued from mountain in the Burren Rescue

Injured hiker rescued from mountain in the Burren

The man was airlifted to hospital.

From TheJournal.ie Two kayakers rescued from Lough Derg after getting into difficultly Rescue Operation

Two kayakers rescued from Lough Derg after getting into difficultly

One person was taken to hospital.

From TheJournal.ie Supplier in contract row with Coast Guard threatens to hold equipment at 'secure location' until paid Dispute

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

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

From TheJournal.ie RNLI battles 50 foot sea swells to rescue fishermen who sent mayday distress call Rescue Mission

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

The RNLI has released footae of the rescue.

From TheJournal.ie New Zealand experts recover six bodies from toxic island after volcano eruption White Island

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Lewis the koala dies from burn injuries after being rescued from Australian bushfire last week Bushfires

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Woman seriously injured in Clare cliff jumping accident airlifted to hospital Rescue 115

Woman seriously injured in Clare cliff jumping accident airlifted to hospital

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

From TheJournal.ie Woman (20s) dies after being rescued from river in multi-agency operation Clare

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Child (5) hospitalised after being swept out to sea on inflatable lilo Portmarnock Beach

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Major rescue operation launched last night after two swimmers get into difficulty off Kerry coast Ballybunion

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Surfers battle to refloat stranded dolphin on Clare beach Lahinch

Surfers battle to refloat stranded dolphin on Clare beach

The mammal was later found dead in a nearby river.

From TheJournal.ie Kite surfer rescued off west coast of Cork by RNLI Courtmacsherry

Kite surfer rescued off west coast of Cork by RNLI

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

From TheJournal.ie Decision to end migrant rescue operation labelled 'outrageous abdication of responsibilities' LE Eithne

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Woman airlifted to hospital after falling at Cliffs of Moher Rescue

Woman airlifted to hospital after falling at Cliffs of Moher

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

From TheJournal.ie RNLI crew rescue paddle boarder who got into difficulty in Bray Bray

RNLI crew rescue paddle boarder who got into difficulty in Bray

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

From TheJournal.ie Coast Guard saved over 400 lives this year Search And Rescue

Coast Guard saved over 400 lives this year

Around 1,000 volunteers help operate the service.

From TheJournal.ie Bull rescued by RNLI after falling down steep cliff in Galway Clifden

Bull rescued by RNLI after falling down steep cliff in Galway

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

From TheJournal.ie Puppies found among discarded rubbish rescued after passerby heard their cries ISPCA

Puppies found among discarded rubbish rescued after passerby heard their cries

The two puppies, Shannon and Saoirse, are recuperating in the ISPCA’s care.

From TheJournal.ie Walker rescued from rocks amid stormy conditions on Great South Wall Dublin

Walker rescued from rocks amid stormy conditions on Great South Wall

The alarm was raised by a member of the public as the tide started to rise.

From TheJournal.ie 'The most important is saving lives': Up to eight feared dead in Marseille building collapse France

'The most important is saving lives': Up to eight feared dead in Marseille building collapse

Rescue workers have found a pocket of air leading to hopes some may have survived.

From TheJournal.ie 'He was so lucky': New Zealand fisherman rescues 18-month-old toddler from ocean Rescue

'He was so lucky': New Zealand fisherman rescues 18-month-old toddler from ocean

The baby had pulled the zip of the parents’ tent open while they were sleeping and walked down to the beach.

From TheJournal.ie Dolphin found dead in River Lee hours after being rescued by firefighters Cork

Dolphin found dead in River Lee hours after being rescued by firefighters

Officers were called out to rescue the mammal last night.

From TheJournal.ie Family of five rescued after yacht runs aground in Skerries Rescue

Family of five rescued after yacht runs aground in Skerries

The group on the boat, who are believed to be French nationals, sent out a mayday alert shortly before 5am.

From TheJournal.ie ISPCA rescues 86 dogs and puppies from illegal dog breeder Roscommon

ISPCA rescues 86 dogs and puppies from illegal dog breeder

Over 100 dogs and puppies were rescued by the ISPCA over a three day period.

From TheJournal.ie 'Lucky to be alive': Climber rescued after week trapped on New Zealand mountain Rescue

'Lucky to be alive': Climber rescued after week trapped on New Zealand mountain

Terry Harch, a 29-year-old Australian soldier, was spotted waving his arm in the snow on Mount Aspiring.

From TheJournal.ie Caver who helped in Thai rescue threatens lawsuit against Elon Musk Twitter Insults

Caver who helped in Thai rescue threatens lawsuit against Elon Musk

Musk launched the extraordinary tirade against Vernon Unsworth without providing any justification.

From TheJournal.ie 'I'm very happy the boys are safe': Irish based diver who helped Thai cave rescue speaks about ordeal Thai Cave Rescue

'I'm very happy the boys are safe': Irish based diver who helped Thai cave rescue speaks about ordeal

Jim Warny’s nine-year old son said he never had any doubt that his Dad would come home safe.

From TheJournal.ie Cave diver from Clare flew out to be part of Thai rescue mission that saved 12 boys and their coach Rescue

Cave diver from Clare flew out to be part of Thai rescue mission that saved 12 boys and their coach

Jim Warny, an active cave diver and member of the Irish Cave Rescue Organisation (ICRO), flew to Thailand on Friday.

From TheJournal.ie Eight down, five to go as rescue efforts to resume tomorrow in Thai cave Rescue

Eight down, five to go as rescue efforts to resume tomorrow in Thai cave

Yesterday, four members of the Wild Boars team were successfully brought out from the cave.

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