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Man trapped in storm drain ‘the width of a pizza’ rescued after two days
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Man trapped in storm drain ‘the width of a pizza’ rescued after two days

Mar 22nd 2022, 9:10 AM 25,067 Views 24 Comments

Emergency crews were called after passers-by heard the man’s screams for help.

Howth RNLI rescues six kayakers in north Dublin waters
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Howth RNLI rescues six kayakers in north Dublin waters

Mar 14th 2022, 7:57 AM 21,259 Views 3 Comments

One kayaker had capsized.

Men who rescued Irish medical student describe relief after reaching Ukraine border
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Men who rescued Irish medical student describe relief after reaching Ukraine border

Mar 10th 2022, 11:07 AM 25,012 Views 7 Comments

Joe McCarthy and Gary Taylor helped get Racheal Diyaolu to the country’s border this week.

Irish medical student travelling across Ukraine after being picked up by Scottish rescuers
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Irish medical student travelling across Ukraine after being picked up by Scottish rescuers

Mar 7th 2022, 10:07 AM 44,971 Views 17 Comments

Racheal Diyaolu has left Sumy, near the Russian border, and is travelling towards Poland.

Boy trapped three days down Afghan well dies after rescue
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Boy trapped three days down Afghan well dies after rescue

Feb 18th 2022, 8:56 AM 31,383 Views 7 Comments

The child, named Haidar, slipped on Tuesday to the bottom of a well being dug in a village.

Pregnant nurse among seven dead in Sicily building collapse
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Pregnant nurse among seven dead in Sicily building collapse

Dec 13th 2021, 10:16 AM 13,822 Views 0 Comments

The explosion destroyed four buildings, including a four-storey apartment building, in Ravanusa, Sicily.

Seriously ill crew member airlifted from Spanish fishing vessel off Irish coast
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Seriously ill crew member airlifted from Spanish fishing vessel off Irish coast

Dec 2nd 2021, 8:25 PM 16,339 Views 10 Comments

The crew member was reported to have suffered a possible stroke.

Minister urged to accept all recommendations from R116 helicopter crash report
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Minister urged to accept all recommendations from R116 helicopter crash report

Nov 18th 2021, 7:17 AM 5,800 Views 13 Comments

Eamon Ryan said that the department is currently considering the recommendations from the investigation.

Kayaker rescued off west Cork after high swells
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Kayaker rescued off west Cork after high swells

Oct 2nd 2021, 11:16 AM 19,533 Views 18 Comments

Golfers on the Old Head of Kinsale Golf Links saw a person in trouble and immediately raised the alarm.

Two rescued after pleasure boat suffers engine failure in Cork
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Two rescued after pleasure boat suffers engine failure in Cork

Sep 12th 2021, 1:00 PM 18,395 Views 2 Comments

The RNLI was called out yesterday, to go to the aid of a pleasure craft with two people and their dog on board that got into difficulties near Garrettstown in West Cork.

Sailor rescued after yacht's engine failed off Old Head of Kinsale
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Sailor rescued after yacht's engine failed off Old Head of Kinsale

Aug 31st 2021, 9:51 PM 15,109 Views 6 Comments

The RNLI said the sailor was “mighty pleased” to see the lifeboat that rescued him.

Three people rescued off Wicklow coast after vessel suffers engine failure
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Three people rescued off Wicklow coast after vessel suffers engine failure

Aug 23rd 2021, 12:36 PM 10,388 Views 4 Comments

RNLI volunteers responded to an alert at 1.40am and sailed 10 miles out to sea east of Arklow Harbour.

Swimmer rescued from water in Kerry after hours-long search
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Swimmer rescued from water in Kerry after hours-long search

Aug 23rd 2021, 10:36 AM 30,460 Views 17 Comments

It’s not known exactly how long the swimmer was in the water but they are said to have been “exhausted”.

Sailor rescued after being reported missing from container ship off Wicklow coast
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Sailor rescued after being reported missing from container ship off Wicklow coast

Aug 23rd 2021, 9:42 AM 15,705 Views 8 Comments

The Wicklow RNLI all-weather lifeboat launched at 10pm last night to attend the scene.

Four people rescued after yacht gets into difficulty and sinks off Wexford coast
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Four people rescued after yacht gets into difficulty and sinks off Wexford coast

Aug 12th 2021, 4:26 PM 26,869 Views 16 Comments

The incident happened 50 miles south of Kilmore Quay in the early hours of the morning.

Boat rescued after it got entangled in fishing gear off Wicklow coast
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Boat rescued after it got entangled in fishing gear off Wicklow coast

Aug 1st 2021, 5:51 PM 24,253 Views 14 Comments

The boat and its two crew were brought to safety.

Man rescued by helicopter after getting into difficulty surfing in Clare
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Man rescued by helicopter after getting into difficulty surfing in Clare

Jul 5th 2021, 2:04 PM 17,956 Views 5 Comments

The man was taken to University Hospital Limerick.

Two men airlifted to hospital after getting into difficulty near Howth cliff
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Two men airlifted to hospital after getting into difficulty near Howth cliff

Jun 15th 2021, 7:33 PM 23,362 Views 7 Comments

The two men were airlifted by Rescue 116 from Lion’s Head after they got into trouble in the water.

Three teenage boys winched off rocks after becoming stranded by rising tide
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Three teenage boys winched off rocks after becoming stranded by rising tide

Jun 14th 2021, 10:19 AM 29,750 Views 2 Comments

One of the crew of the RNLI craft swam to shore to check on the boys and it was decided to winch them from the scene.

Lifeboat rescues fishing crew from vessel suffering engine problems off coast of Cork
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Lifeboat rescues fishing crew from vessel suffering engine problems off coast of Cork

Jun 8th 2021, 9:32 PM 11,266 Views 1 Comment

The Irish Coast Guard requested the launch of an RNLI lifeboat this morning.

Kinsale RNLI crew rescue man after spotting him in sea during routine training exercise
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Kinsale RNLI crew rescue man after spotting him in sea during routine training exercise

Jun 5th 2021, 5:33 PM 28,524 Views 7 Comments

The Coast Guard’s R115 helicopter also attended and transported the man for further medical attention.

Swimmer dies in hospital after rescue near Dalkey cliff
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Swimmer dies in hospital after rescue near Dalkey cliff

Jun 4th 2021, 11:43 AM 57,260 Views 4 Comments

The man, who was in his 20s, passed away in Beaumont hospital.

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

May 17th 2021, 7:32 PM 19,602 Views 7 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 May 14th 2021, 1:00 PM 20,804 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 26,342 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 18,208 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 79,773 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 44,987 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 30,302 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 32,568 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 36,278 Views 33 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 32,091 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 28,349 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 14,334 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 31,859 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 18,142 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 73,235 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 16,741 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 90,819 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 41,167 Views 7 Comments

The children were rescued this afternoon.

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