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Two dolphins die after becoming stranded off the coast of Mayo
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Two dolphins die after becoming stranded off the coast of Mayo

Aug 6th 2016, 8:30 AM 15,915 Views 13 Comments

Rescuers were able to save three of the animals and return them to the sea.

Girl rescued off the Cork coast after her inflatable dinghy floats out to sea
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Girl rescued off the Cork coast after her inflatable dinghy floats out to sea

Aug 5th 2016, 3:33 PM 19,459 Views 30 Comments

An off-shore breeze pulled the inflatable dinghy out from Ardnahinch beach.

Divers find 340-year-old brie off the coast of Sweden that 'smells of life'
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Divers find 340-year-old brie off the coast of Sweden that 'smells of life'

Jul 29th 2016, 6:10 AM 34,916 Views 25 Comments

The cheese was discovered in a watertight pot.

Man fined €4,000 for illegally smuggling 88 puppies through Dublin Port
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Man fined €4,000 for illegally smuggling 88 puppies through Dublin Port

Jul 22nd 2016, 6:00 AM 20,438 Views 31 Comments

It is the first conviction of its kind under new legislation.

Man taken to hospital after falling from cliff in Howth
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Man taken to hospital after falling from cliff in Howth

Jul 17th 2016, 8:01 AM 19,826 Views 7 Comments

The incident occurred yesterday afternoon.

Man hospitalised after collapsing during Dublin half marathon
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Man hospitalised after collapsing during Dublin half marathon

Jul 9th 2016, 5:26 PM 30,191 Views 45 Comments

The man, in his 30s, underwent immediate CPR and was shocked using a defibrillator.

Two men rescued after fishing vessel sinks off West Cork island
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Two men rescued after fishing vessel sinks off West Cork island

Jul 5th 2016, 7:59 PM 12,568 Views 7 Comments

The operation was concluded successfully this evening.

Dog owners surrendering pets to pounds to avoid paying for holiday kennels
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Dog owners surrendering pets to pounds to avoid paying for holiday kennels

Jul 4th 2016, 2:28 PM 35,114 Views 72 Comments

The number of unwanted animals put down last year fell 10% but animal charities say problems remain.

Boy (13) flown to hospital after falling into sinkhole
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Boy (13) flown to hospital after falling into sinkhole

Jul 3rd 2016, 2:10 PM 41,735 Views 6 Comments

The boy is not believed to have suffered any serious injuries.

Body of young man recovered from blowhole in Belmullet
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Body of young man recovered from blowhole in Belmullet

Jun 23rd 2016, 6:23 PM 48,267 Views 14 Comments

The tragic incident was reported at 12.30pm today.

Two research workers brought to hospital in rare Antarctic rescue mission
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Two research workers brought to hospital in rare Antarctic rescue mission

Jun 23rd 2016, 9:27 AM 15,273 Views 8 Comments

It was only the third time that an emergency rescue operation has been launched in the middle of winter.

The body of the 2-year-old boy dragged underwater by an alligator has been found
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The body of the 2-year-old boy dragged underwater by an alligator has been found

Jun 15th 2016, 10:12 PM 109,756 Views 83 Comments

The family were on holiday when the incident happened.

These friends formed a human chain to save a dog from drowning in a reservoir
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# Never Break The Chain

These friends formed a human chain to save a dog from drowning in a reservoir

Jun 12th 2016, 10:33 AM 5,970 Views 1 Comment

Heroes!

Two fishermen rescued after their boat sinks off the Cork coast
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Two fishermen rescued after their boat sinks off the Cork coast

Jun 9th 2016, 12:10 PM 17,015 Views 10 Comments

The rescue happened about 10 miles of Dursey Island.

Abandoned horse left with maggot infection after headcollar embedded on its head
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Abandoned horse left with maggot infection after headcollar embedded on its head

May 31st 2016, 6:05 AM 26,536 Views 54 Comments

It took four attempts with a team of volunteers, a vet and the operations manager at Dublin Zoo before the animal could be caught.

Man rescued off Cork coast after falling overboard from US ship
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Man rescued off Cork coast after falling overboard from US ship

May 24th 2016, 2:05 PM 28,736 Views 15 Comments

The US Coast Guard vessel USCGC Eagle was operating in Irish waters this morning.

Cork parents praise 'heroic' woman who jumped into river and saved three-year-old boy
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Cork parents praise 'heroic' woman who jumped into river and saved three-year-old boy

May 23rd 2016, 5:01 PM 25,933 Views 25 Comments

Alan and Adriana Watters have set up a fundraising page to thank the mother-of-13 who rescued their son.

Passengers jump from hot air balloon onto boats in dramatic Melbourne rescue
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Passengers jump from hot air balloon onto boats in dramatic Melbourne rescue

May 21st 2016, 6:11 PM 23,977 Views 2 Comments

Nine people were rescued in unusual circumstances as their balloon ran out of fuel this morning.

Four swimmers rescued after getting caught in rip current off Dublin coast
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Four swimmers rescued after getting caught in rip current off Dublin coast

May 12th 2016, 6:17 PM 19,569 Views 6 Comments

A RNLI volunteer entered the water to rescue the casualties over risk of hypothermia.

Second car discovered during River Lee search
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Second car discovered during River Lee search

May 6th 2016, 11:27 AM 47,087 Views 17 Comments

The alarm was raised shortly before 6am this morning.

49 starving monkeys rescued from South African garden centre
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49 starving monkeys rescued from South African garden centre

Apr 24th 2016, 2:12 PM 16,472 Views 14 Comments

The monkeys had been kept in cages for the entertainment of people coming to buy plants at the centre.

Watch: Britain's biggest royal fans count down to the Queen's birthday
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Watch: Britain's biggest royal fans count down to the Queen's birthday

Apr 20th 2016, 11:00 AM 15,680 Views 191 Comments

“I’ll just say a few words as I give her flowers and a card.”

Dramatic video shows three fishermen rescued from sinking trawler in Cork
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Dramatic video shows three fishermen rescued from sinking trawler in Cork

Apr 11th 2016, 9:56 AM 23,258 Views 23 Comments

The fishermen had to swim to the RNLI lifeboat where they were pulled to safety.

Men rescued from burning boat after explosion
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Men rescued from burning boat after explosion

Apr 10th 2016, 10:47 AM 15,384 Views 6 Comments

The incident happened just out from the village of Oranmore shortly after 1pm yesterday.

Teenager 'slipping in and out of consciousness' rescued from mountain
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Teenager 'slipping in and out of consciousness' rescued from mountain

Apr 5th 2016, 12:03 PM 21,202 Views 32 Comments

The student was part of a group hiking in the Mourne mountains.

This rescue dog adopted two ducklings and they're now internet darlings
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# Life Of Pikelet

This rescue dog adopted two ducklings and they're now internet darlings

Apr 3rd 2016, 11:00 AM 7,086 Views 0 Comments

Best friends.

Fishermen rescued off Arklow coastline
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Fishermen rescued off Arklow coastline

Mar 28th 2016, 5:02 PM 13,572 Views 1 Comment

The distress call came in shortly before 8am this morning.

Five people dead and baby girl rescued after vehicle goes into water at pier in Donegal
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Five people dead and baby girl rescued after vehicle goes into water at pier in Donegal

Mar 20th 2016, 11:55 PM 189,444 Views 70 Comments

Children are among the dead.

Troops rescue 16-year-old Swedish girl from Islamic State
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Troops rescue 16-year-old Swedish girl from Islamic State

Feb 23rd 2016, 5:05 PM 22,141 Views 57 Comments

A statement from the regional government said that the girl had been “misled” by an Isis member in Sweden.

Ponies rescued after becoming stranded on Waterford cliff
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Ponies rescued after becoming stranded on Waterford cliff

Feb 14th 2016, 3:37 PM 15,743 Views 8 Comments

The ponies have now been moved to a more secure field.

Gardaí rescue swans confused by Storm Imogen
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Gardaí rescue swans confused by Storm Imogen

Feb 9th 2016, 12:23 PM 18,190 Views 20 Comments

The wet weather confused the swans making them land on wet roads instead of rivers.

Man airlifted from Russian ship off Cork coast after "sustaining burns" in engine room
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Man airlifted from Russian ship off Cork coast after "sustaining burns" in engine room

Feb 5th 2016, 11:19 PM 10,029 Views 13 Comments

The rescue happened today at about 5.45pm.

Man dies after boat taken from boat club capsizes on River Shannon
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Man dies after boat taken from boat club capsizes on River Shannon

Feb 5th 2016, 7:44 AM 26,311 Views 33 Comments

The incident happened yesterday morning.

Helicopter needed for rescue of four men after boat capsizes
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Helicopter needed for rescue of four men after boat capsizes

Feb 4th 2016, 9:39 AM 15,949 Views 33 Comments

This happened at around 4.30am this morning.

Coast Guard made to wait 25 minutes for ambulance, gave up and transported patient to hospital in jeep
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Coast Guard made to wait 25 minutes for ambulance, gave up and transported patient to hospital in jeep

Jan 2nd 2016, 4:18 PM 37,142 Views 67 Comments

The Coast Guard helicopter had rescued a man in his 70s, suffering from “severe hypothermia”, from a beach in north Dublin.

Video: Horse rescued after falling into river and being swept downstream
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Video: Horse rescued after falling into river and being swept downstream

Jan 2nd 2016, 3:52 PM 20,154 Views 12 Comments

The horse was being swept downstream into Lough Derg.

Man in hospital following Limerick house fire
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Man in hospital following Limerick house fire

Jan 2nd 2016, 10:10 AM 11,198 Views 1 Comment

He was taken to University Hospital Limerick where his condition is not yet known.

Teen saved from River Shannon after heavy flooding
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Teen saved from River Shannon after heavy flooding

Jan 1st 2016, 5:30 PM 23,115 Views 11 Comments

The incident happened on a section of the river below the Parteen Weir hydro dam.

Man suffers severe injuries after falling off a bridge in Dublin
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Man suffers severe injuries after falling off a bridge in Dublin

Jan 1st 2016, 11:26 AM 57,968 Views 44 Comments

He was rescued by members of the Dublin Fire Brigade.

10 adults and two children rescued from bus caught in severe floodwater in Scotland
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10 adults and two children rescued from bus caught in severe floodwater in Scotland

Dec 31st 2015, 10:10 AM 9,905 Views 1 Comment

Emergency services were called to the scene yesterday afternoon.