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Lifeboat rescues fishing crew from sinking vessel off coast of Wexford
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Lifeboat rescues fishing crew from sinking vessel off coast of Wexford

10 hours ago 14,631 Views 5 Comments

The Irish Coast Guard requested the launch of the RNLI’s Arklow lifeboat at 9.18am on Friday.

Four men rescued after fishing boat goes on fire off Old Head of Kinsale
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Four men rescued after fishing boat goes on fire off Old Head of Kinsale

Updated Fri 1:00 PM 20,562 Views 8 Comments

The RNLI said that the men were “well shocked” after the dramatic rescue this morning.

Worries grow about Indonesian sub’s crew as oxygen dwindles
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Worries grow about Indonesian sub’s crew as oxygen dwindles

Apr 23rd 2021, 7:06 AM 26,286 Views 11 Comments

The KRI Nanggala has less than a day’s worth of oxygen remaining for its 53 crew.

Four people found dead in boat carrying 23 migrants near Canary Islands
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Four people found dead in boat carrying 23 migrants near Canary Islands

Apr 12th 2021, 6:00 AM 18,130 Views 4 Comments

Ninteen migrants have been hospitalied on Tenerife.

Man in his 20s dies after getting into difficulty in the sea in Howth
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Man in his 20s dies after getting into difficulty in the sea in Howth

Apr 2nd 2021, 5:10 PM 79,326 Views 28 Comments

The man was taken from the water known locally as Hidden Beach, near Whitewater Brook.

Exhausted swimmer rescued clinging to rocks near Dublin's Forty Foot
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Exhausted swimmer rescued clinging to rocks near Dublin's Forty Foot

Mar 31st 2021, 3:35 PM 44,623 Views 28 Comments

People are being warned that sea temperatures remain low despite the sunny weather.

Lifeboat crews rescue seven people in two separate incidents near Dun Laoghaire
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Lifeboat crews rescue seven people in two separate incidents near Dun Laoghaire

Mar 22nd 2021, 7:27 AM 30,245 Views 23 Comments

Both incidents happened yesterday afternoon.

Rescuers save two people out of truck dangling from bridge over 100ft deep gorge in Idaho
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Rescuers save two people out of truck dangling from bridge over 100ft deep gorge in Idaho

Mar 16th 2021, 7:22 PM 32,552 Views 5 Comments

The only thing keeping the 2004 Ford pick-up from falling was a set of “safety chains” attached to a camper trailer.

Dog rescued after falling 100 feet from cliff edge on Howth Head
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Dog rescued after falling 100 feet from cliff edge on Howth Head

Feb 26th 2021, 7:20 PM 36,101 Views 32 Comments

The dog was reunited with its owners and taken to the vet for treatment.

Woman and 11-year-old daughter rescued after going overboard from ferry in Belfast harbour
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Woman and 11-year-old daughter rescued after going overboard from ferry in Belfast harbour

Feb 26th 2021, 2:57 PM 32,040 Views 17 Comments

The incident happened as the Stena Horizon was approaching its berth in Belfast harbour.

Coast Guard and RNLI crew rescue person trapped in sea inlet for more than 90 minutes
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Coast Guard and RNLI crew rescue person trapped in sea inlet for more than 90 minutes

Updated Feb 25th 2021, 9:32 PM 28,244 Views 15 Comments

The incident happened just off the slipway at Dunworley Beach near Butlerstown in west Cork.

Spanish fisherman brought ashore by RNLI after taking ill off Cork coast
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Spanish fisherman brought ashore by RNLI after taking ill off Cork coast

Feb 11th 2021, 12:26 PM 14,316 Views 10 Comments

The man was transported to hospital in the early hours of yesterday morning.

Lifeboat rescues windsurfer blown out to sea off Cork coast
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Lifeboat rescues windsurfer blown out to sea off Cork coast

Jan 30th 2021, 7:17 PM 31,813 Views 36 Comments

The windsurfer got into difficulty a kilometre from the shore near the Old Head of Kinsale.

Rescuers pick up hundreds of migrants near Libyan coast
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Rescuers pick up hundreds of migrants near Libyan coast

Jan 23rd 2021, 5:37 PM 18,124 Views 132 Comments

More than 350 migrants have been rescued off the Libyan coast in two days.

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 73,088 Views 33 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 16,706 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 90,618 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 41,144 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 70,050 Views 25 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 60,243 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 11,301 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 36,201 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 49,918 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 55,544 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 36,808 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 39,780 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 45,619 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 28,035 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 14,657 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 38,569 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 20,495 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 6,719 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 34,008 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 30,406 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 26,054 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 19,686 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 25,461 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 19,608 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 17,303 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 31,726 Views 25 Comments

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

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