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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 19,687 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 25,464 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 19,612 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 17,307 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 31,730 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 29,035 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 14,673 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 16,745 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 43,792 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 44,703 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 43,565 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 30,809 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 39,062 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 12,847 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 16,576 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 46,038 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 14,819 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 7,425 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 15,892 Views 17 Comments

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

Puppies found among discarded rubbish rescued after passerby heard their cries
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Puppies found among discarded rubbish rescued after passerby heard their cries

Dec 5th 2018, 10:42 AM 40,010 Views 33 Comments

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

Walker rescued from rocks amid stormy conditions on Great South Wall
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Walker rescued from rocks amid stormy conditions on Great South Wall

Nov 27th 2018, 8:16 PM 28,815 Views 15 Comments

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

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

Nov 6th 2018, 9:57 AM 17,778 Views 3 Comments

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

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

Nov 5th 2018, 8:29 AM 47,150 Views 15 Comments

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

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

Sep 10th 2018, 2:06 PM 21,147 Views 12 Comments

Officers were called out to rescue the mammal last night.

Family of five rescued after yacht runs aground in Skerries
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Family of five rescued after yacht runs aground in Skerries

Aug 14th 2018, 9:59 AM 13,271 Views 15 Comments

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

ISPCA rescues 86 dogs and puppies from illegal dog breeder
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ISPCA rescues 86 dogs and puppies from illegal dog breeder

Aug 8th 2018, 2:46 PM 17,417 Views 22 Comments

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

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

Aug 3rd 2018, 9:15 AM 20,191 Views 10 Comments

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

Caver who helped in Thai rescue threatens lawsuit against Elon Musk
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Caver who helped in Thai rescue threatens lawsuit against Elon Musk

Jul 16th 2018, 8:38 AM 73,579 Views 66 Comments

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

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

Jul 13th 2018, 7:49 AM 16,917 Views 9 Comments

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

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

Jul 10th 2018, 7:17 PM 28,965 Views 20 Comments

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

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

Updated Jul 9th 2018, 10:31 PM 104,695 Views 41 Comments

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

'Primal fears come out': The conditions inside the Thai cave and how the rescuers are getting the boys out
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'Primal fears come out': The conditions inside the Thai cave and how the rescuers are getting the boys out

Jul 9th 2018, 9:12 PM 58,735 Views 14 Comments

Brían MacCoitir of the Irish Cave Rescue Organisation says the rescue mission is one of the most complex he has ever seen.

Coast Guard rescues two swimmers who got into difficulty on Dublin beaches
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Coast Guard rescues two swimmers who got into difficulty on Dublin beaches

Jul 9th 2018, 7:55 AM 18,651 Views 7 Comments

The swimmers got into difficulty on Burrow Beach and Claremont Beach in Howth.

Four members of boys soccer team rescued from Thai cave they've been trapped in for 15 days
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Four members of boys soccer team rescued from Thai cave they've been trapped in for 15 days

Jul 8th 2018, 1:58 PM 143,083 Views 49 Comments

Rescuers officially began the hazardous operation to rescue the 12 trapped boys and their soccer coach this morning.

Divers with extra supplies make progress in search for 12 missing boys in Thai cave
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Divers with extra supplies make progress in search for 12 missing boys in Thai cave

Jul 2nd 2018, 8:32 AM 14,346 Views 9 Comments

The boys and their 25-year-old coach entered Tham Luang Nang Non cave in Chiang Rai province on 23 June.

Easing of bad weather opens crucial window in search for missing football team in cave
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Easing of bad weather opens crucial window in search for missing football team in cave

Jul 1st 2018, 12:01 PM 14,830 Views 4 Comments

“We will not stop until we find them,” the Thai navy seal commander said.

Rescuers battle heavy rain as search continues for 12 children trapped in cave in Thailand
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Rescuers battle heavy rain as search continues for 12 children trapped in cave in Thailand

Jun 27th 2018, 10:39 PM 14,296 Views 1 Comment

The youngsters, aged 11 to 16, and their coach have been stuck since Saturday.

Heavy rain hampering rescue efforts for missing Thai football team trapped in cave
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Heavy rain hampering rescue efforts for missing Thai football team trapped in cave

Jun 27th 2018, 7:27 AM 13,762 Views 7 Comments

Hundreds of rescuers worked overnight to pump water out of the cave.

Yacht of lone skipper on round-the-world sailing trip rescued by RNLI in West Cork
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Yacht of lone skipper on round-the-world sailing trip rescued by RNLI in West Cork

Jun 23rd 2018, 1:37 PM 20,896 Views 19 Comments

The 31 ft yacht was on its voyage from The Azores when it developed mechanical difficulties and sought help.

Dozens still missing after ferry capsized at Indonesia's Lake Toba
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Dozens still missing after ferry capsized at Indonesia's Lake Toba

Jun 19th 2018, 1:01 PM 8,089 Views 3 Comments

The wooden vessel sank yesterday afternoon with an estimated 80 people aboard.