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Residents rescued from fire after gardaí break downstairs window
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Residents rescued from fire after gardaí break downstairs window

Jun 1st 2018, 3:09 PM 13,910 Views 3 Comments

Traffic diversions were implemented as a result of the incident.

Coast Guard called after members of the public get stranded on rocks near Howth
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Coast Guard called after members of the public get stranded on rocks near Howth

May 23rd 2018, 10:42 PM 19,776 Views 10 Comments

The Coast Guard commended the group for getting in contact.

Coast Guard helicopter rescues woman and her dog cut off by the tide
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Coast Guard helicopter rescues woman and her dog cut off by the tide

May 16th 2018, 3:55 PM 22,246 Views 51 Comments

The changing tide left the woman and her dog stranded on a sandbank.

Coast Guard helicopter rescues three men who jumped into water at Clontarf's Wooden Bridge
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Coast Guard helicopter rescues three men who jumped into water at Clontarf's Wooden Bridge

May 13th 2018, 2:18 PM 32,681 Views 29 Comments

The men got into difficulty this afternoon.

Five people rescued after boat broke down and started to take on water
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Five people rescued after boat broke down and started to take on water

Apr 21st 2018, 7:50 PM 22,748 Views 9 Comments

The boat was swamped with water when the Coast Guard arrived.

Deaf and partially blind dog led rescuers to child in Australian bushland after keeping her safe
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Deaf and partially blind dog led rescuers to child in Australian bushland after keeping her safe

Apr 21st 2018, 1:34 PM 48,258 Views 22 Comments

Seventeen-year-old blue heeler Max stayed with the child through a rainy night before leading family and rescuers to her.

Woman rescued after falling from cliffs at Howth Head
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Woman rescued after falling from cliffs at Howth Head

Apr 21st 2018, 9:36 AM 20,467 Views 4 Comments

The Irish Coast Guard, gardaí and Dublin Fire Brigade were involved in the rescue operation.

Limerick firefighters save woman by her 'fingertips' in River Shannon rescue
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Limerick firefighters save woman by her 'fingertips' in River Shannon rescue

Apr 11th 2018, 6:01 AM 26,360 Views 13 Comments

The firefighters say that it was a joint effort by everyone involved.

One elephant dies and others let loose after circus truck crashes on Spanish motorway
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One elephant dies and others let loose after circus truck crashes on Spanish motorway

Apr 3rd 2018, 7:43 AM 38,712 Views 23 Comments

There were five elephants in the truck in total.

Seven teens rescued after getting stranded on Sandymount beach
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Seven teens rescued after getting stranded on Sandymount beach

Mar 24th 2018, 5:05 PM 27,933 Views 24 Comments

The group had got into difficulty when caught by an incoming tide.

Gardaí warn 'stay out of the water' after swimmer rescued in Sandycove
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Gardaí warn 'stay out of the water' after swimmer rescued in Sandycove

Mar 2nd 2018, 4:56 PM 56,058 Views 114 Comments

The woman got into difficulty in stormy waters.

'Unacceptable': Kilkee Coast Guard could struggle with the influx of tourists, Dáil told
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'Unacceptable': Kilkee Coast Guard could struggle with the influx of tourists, Dáil told

Feb 24th 2018, 7:30 AM 13,109 Views 9 Comments

The Dáil was told that there had been six incidents last year where “no sea rescue was available” from the Kilkee Coast Guard.

Man 'extremely lucky' to be alive after falling on rocks in Cork
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Man 'extremely lucky' to be alive after falling on rocks in Cork

Feb 23rd 2018, 7:14 AM 30,988 Views 6 Comments

He was seriously injured when found by a member of the public.

Seven people rescued from Carrauntoohil mountain in two separate incidents overnight
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Seven people rescued from Carrauntoohil mountain in two separate incidents overnight

Feb 18th 2018, 1:17 PM 31,448 Views 51 Comments

A woman with a bad cut on her head was found as Kerry Mountain rescue were bringing another six people off the mountain.

Mountain walker found safe after going missing on Carrauntoohil last night
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Mountain walker found safe after going missing on Carrauntoohil last night

Dec 27th 2017, 11:52 AM 42,265 Views 85 Comments

He rang the gardaí last night reporting that he had gotten lost on the mountain.

ISPCA urging public to come and rehome cats who were used at research facilities
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ISPCA urging public to come and rehome cats who were used at research facilities

Dec 6th 2017, 7:15 PM 28,143 Views 34 Comments

So far this year, 351 cats and kittens have been responsibly rehomed from the centre in Longford.

Argentine navy says 'explosion' detected in search for missing submarine
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Argentine navy says 'explosion' detected in search for missing submarine

Nov 23rd 2017, 2:42 PM 22,407 Views 25 Comments

The 44 crew members now missing for a week.

Search underway for fisherman missing in Galway Bay
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Search underway for fisherman missing in Galway Bay

Nov 23rd 2017, 10:01 AM 10,567 Views 2 Comments

An alert was raised with the Irish Coast Guard yesterday evening when the boat failed to return to shore.

US Navy plane carrying 11 passengers crashes into Philippine Sea off coast of Japan
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US Navy plane carrying 11 passengers crashes into Philippine Sea off coast of Japan

Nov 22nd 2017, 9:00 AM 10,007 Views 8 Comments

Eight people have been rescued so far.

Two people cut off by rising tide in Sandymount rescued by RNLI
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Two people cut off by rising tide in Sandymount rescued by RNLI

Oct 29th 2017, 6:35 PM 20,271 Views 44 Comments

The alarm was raised at 4.30pm, when the pair found themselves surrounded by water.

US sailors and two dogs rescued after five months lost at sea
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US sailors and two dogs rescued after five months lost at sea

Oct 27th 2017, 10:12 AM 34,913 Views 32 Comments

Jennifer Appel Tasha Fuiaba’s sailboat engine broke on 30 May and they have been stranded at sea since.

Man rescued after car he was driving entered Lough Neagh
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Man rescued after car he was driving entered Lough Neagh

Oct 22nd 2017, 2:01 PM 14,777 Views 9 Comments

The man’s car was found to have entered the water just after midnight last night.

Group of 15 junior sailors rescued from wrath of Storm Brian in Dun Laoghaire harbour
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Group of 15 junior sailors rescued from wrath of Storm Brian in Dun Laoghaire harbour

Oct 21st 2017, 3:49 PM 59,225 Views 106 Comments

It’s understood the youngsters were having a sailing lesson when the storm took a hold.

Three men rescued from Ophelia off yacht in Co Wexford
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Three men rescued from Ophelia off yacht in Co Wexford

Oct 16th 2017, 8:16 PM 33,042 Views 25 Comments

The three had encountered extreme difficulty in attempting to bring their yacht to harbour early this morning.

Rescue 116 and lifeboat crew tasked to windsurfers in difficulty off Louth coast
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Rescue 116 and lifeboat crew tasked to windsurfers in difficulty off Louth coast

Oct 16th 2017, 12:17 PM 43,090 Views 145 Comments

The incident happened this morning before the men made their way back to shore.

Toddler rescued after being trapped in Swiss Alps crevice for 12 hours
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Toddler rescued after being trapped in Swiss Alps crevice for 12 hours

Oct 6th 2017, 9:27 PM 20,571 Views 19 Comments

The girl fell into a deep crevice during a family hike in the Swiss Alps.

Irish mountain rescue volunteer dies while training in Wales
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Irish mountain rescue volunteer dies while training in Wales

Oct 2nd 2017, 7:37 AM 21,885 Views 11 Comments

Kevin Hallahan was a father who joined the Dublin-Wicklow Mountain Rescue Team in 2011.

Ireland to accept 330 extra refugees next year
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Ireland to accept 330 extra refugees next year

Sep 15th 2017, 8:16 PM 14,444 Views 95 Comments

The country has now pledged to take in 600 refugees in 2018.

'I was just really concerned for my kids': Irishman in Texas evacuated from house in boat
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'I was just really concerned for my kids': Irishman in Texas evacuated from house in boat

Aug 30th 2017, 10:37 PM 12,125 Views 12 Comments

The full horrors of the monster storm Hurricane Harvey began emerging today.

'I'm not a medic, I just watch a lot of TV': Woman who saved man turned away from hospital
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'I'm not a medic, I just watch a lot of TV': Woman who saved man turned away from hospital

Aug 24th 2017, 10:37 PM 37,965 Views 51 Comments

The man suffered a heart attack after he was turned away from a hospital despite complaining of chest pains.

Local garda swims out and rescues man who'd jumped from a bridge in Sligo
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Local garda swims out and rescues man who'd jumped from a bridge in Sligo

Aug 7th 2017, 7:21 PM 44,998 Views 33 Comments

The incident happened in the town yesterday afternoon.

Teen army cadets caught up in bad weather rescued off the Mourne Mountains
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Teen army cadets caught up in bad weather rescued off the Mourne Mountains

Aug 2nd 2017, 6:08 PM 24,752 Views 76 Comments

Emergency services were alerted shortly before 12pm today.

RNLI volunteers in Cork have helped eight people in four incidents since yesterday
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RNLI volunteers in Cork have helped eight people in four incidents since yesterday

Jul 10th 2017, 10:12 PM 10,446 Views 3 Comments

It’s been a busy couple of days for the Crosshaven RNLI.

Two men who died off Donegal coast named locally
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Two men who died off Donegal coast named locally

Jul 10th 2017, 6:31 PM 22,898 Views 9 Comments

Both men are believed to be Lithuanian nationals.

Six people rescued from boat in 'dangerous' conditions off Cork coast
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Six people rescued from boat in 'dangerous' conditions off Cork coast

Jul 2nd 2017, 4:20 PM 23,398 Views 10 Comments

“The rescue was carried out with great skill and precision on a dangerous coastline in today’s winds,” the RNLI said.

Boy (14) airlifted to hospital after yachting incident off Cork coast
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Boy (14) airlifted to hospital after yachting incident off Cork coast

Jun 24th 2017, 6:45 PM 25,752 Views 3 Comments

In a separate incident, a man in his 50s required the help of the coast guard after a serious kitesurfing incident.

Three rescued after yacht sinks off Wexford coast
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Three rescued after yacht sinks off Wexford coast

Jun 4th 2017, 1:21 PM 14,665 Views 7 Comments

No-one was injured in the incident.

RNLI rescues two people without life jackets from submerged jet ski
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RNLI rescues two people without life jackets from submerged jet ski

May 29th 2017, 8:27 AM 23,082 Views 41 Comments

The Dún Laoghaire Harbour Police alerted the Irish Coast Guard to the sinking jet ski in the harbour.

So many people have drowned in this Pakistani city that swimming has been banned
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So many people have drowned in this Pakistani city that swimming has been banned

May 27th 2017, 8:30 AM 22,649 Views 23 Comments

It has been banned for six months.

Search for fisherman missing off Skerries stood down
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Search for fisherman missing off Skerries stood down

May 26th 2017, 10:17 PM 25,260 Views 3 Comments

One man has been rescued and one man remains missing.