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Dublin: 6 °C Tuesday 26 March, 2019

#Rescue

From TheJournal.ie Two bridge workers die after cage falls into River Shannon in Limerick Thomond Bridge

Two bridge workers die after cage falls into River Shannon in Limerick

Three men were working on Thomond Bridge at the time.

From TheJournal.ie Five-year-old boy and two adults hospitalised after fire at Dublin apartments Santry

Five-year-old boy and two adults hospitalised after fire at Dublin apartments

Sixteen people had to spend last night in a hotel as their apartments are now uninhabitable.

From TheJournal.ie Search for missing fisherman swept off Kerry rocks to resume today Coastguard

Search for missing fisherman swept off Kerry rocks to resume today

The Chinese man was on fishing from some rocks when a rogue wave swept him out to sea.

From TheJournal.ie Crashed Indonesian plane was carrying hundreds of thousands in cash Trigana Air

Crashed Indonesian plane was carrying hundreds of thousands in cash

Search teams are racing to reach the site of what is believed to be debris from the plane.

From TheJournal.ie This ice cream man got himself into a sticky situation on a Donegal beach Screwball

This adorable picture of an orphaned kangaroo and his teddy is going viral

His name is Doodlebug. DOODLEBUG!

From TheJournal.ie Three whales washed up on a Kerry beach and one may not survive Beached

Three whales washed up on a Kerry beach and one may not survive

Two were safely re-floated, but a third looks unlikely to survive, the Irish Whale and Dolphin Group says.

From TheJournal.ie Woman rescued from rocks on Co Clare coast Call Out

Woman rescued from rocks on Co Clare coast

She was taken by ambulance to University Hospital Limerick.

From TheJournal.ie Lucky escape for paraglider who crashed on Waterford mountain Comeragh

Lucky escape for paraglider who crashed on Waterford mountain

The man crashed near the summit of Seefin Mountain, and was airlifted down by the Rescue 117 crew.

From TheJournal.ie German teenager in serious condition after falling from cliff in Clare Loop Head Peninsula

German teenager in serious condition after falling from cliff in Clare

He suffered a number of injuries.

From TheJournal.ie Man rescued after being pulled from upside-down car in canal Athy

Man rescued after being pulled from upside-down car in canal

The road has been closed to facilitate a forensic examination.

From TheJournal.ie Irish sailors have saved 358 migrants drifting in a wooden barge Saving Lives

Irish sailors have saved 358 migrants drifting in a wooden barge

The LÉ Niamh is patrolling the Mediterranean.

From TheJournal.ie A giant killer whale has been rescued after beaching itself Good Job

A giant killer whale has been rescued after beaching itself

The Orca had become snagged on rocks as low tide set in in Hartley, Canada.

From TheJournal.ie Hugging photo saves dogs from being put down Take A Break

Hugging photo saves dogs from being put down

There’s just something in our eye.

From TheJournal.ie Body recovered from sea off Clare coast Cliffs Of Moher

Body recovered from sea off Clare coast

The man was seen going into the water from the cliffs on Monday evening.

From TheJournal.ie Man in his 40s rescued from the River Liffey O'connell Bridge

Man in his 40s rescued from the River Liffey

The incident occurred this afternoon.

From TheJournal.ie 'When I heard that they were gone... what can you say - I still can't believe it' Baltimore

'When I heard that they were gone... what can you say - I still can't believe it'

His father and girlfriend died in the tragedy.

From TheJournal.ie Search resumes for missing man whose dad and girlfriend drowned in Cork Baltimore

Search resumes for missing man whose dad and girlfriend drowned in Cork

The bodies of Barry Ryan and Niamh O’Connor were recovered on Tuesday.

From TheJournal.ie Two dead after drowning in Cork, one person still missing Baltimore

Two dead after drowning in Cork, one person still missing

A search operation is still under way for the third person missing.

From TheJournal.ie English woman rescued after her racing yacht became stranded off Cork Rescue

English woman rescued after her racing yacht became stranded off Cork

The woman was taking part in a race when she lost her steering and power in windy conditions.

From TheJournal.ie Total darkness didn't stop Galway rescuers reaching two men trapped on a mountain Eat Your Carrots

Total darkness didn't stop Galway rescuers reaching two men trapped on a mountain

The two men were tapped on the Twelve Bens Mountain Range last night.

From TheJournal.ie A man has died after falling overboard from a fishing boat in Donegal Drowning

A man has died after falling overboard from a fishing boat in Donegal

The alarm was raised at around 3pm.

From TheJournal.ie LÉ Eithne to be recalled from Mediterranean in a month's time Migrant Crisis

LÉ Eithne to be recalled from Mediterranean in a month's time

Another Irish Naval vessel will be sent to replace the Éithne, once her mission comes to an end.

From TheJournal.ie 26 people have been rescued from the freezing River Foyle after their canoes capsized Derry

26 people have been rescued from the freezing River Foyle after their canoes capsized

A boating fundraiser for the YMCA went badly wrong.

From TheJournal.ie Further 310 migrants rescued by Irish Naval ship this morning LE Eithne

Further 310 migrants rescued by Irish Naval ship this morning

The crew has now rescued 1,064 migrnats in the Mediterranean.

From TheJournal.ie Pictures: 500 migrants rescued - as LÉ Eithne carries out THREE operations in 24 hours Migrant Crisis

Pictures: 500 migrants rescued - as LÉ Eithne carries out THREE operations in 24 hours

The third operation is still ongoing. The Defence Forces’ flagship came across a dingy with 100 migrants on board at 9.45am this morning.

From TheJournal.ie Watch: 200 migrants rescued by Irish Naval ship LÉ Eithne off Libyan coast Saved

Watch: 200 migrants rescued by Irish Naval ship LÉ Eithne off Libyan coast

The Defence Forces have released dramatic video of the rescue operation. The migrants were part of a flotilla of five makeshift inflatable vessels attempting to cross to Europe.

From TheJournal.ie 14,559 dogs came into Irish pounds last year, here's what happened the ones in your county Dog's Life

14,559 dogs came into Irish pounds last year, here's what happened the ones in your county

2,896 dogs were put to sleep – a drop of 620 from 2013.

From TheJournal.ie Quick-thinking pier walker rescues woman in water using a dog leash Rescue

Quick-thinking pier walker rescues woman in water using a dog leash

The incident took place in Dun Laoghaire earlier today.

From TheJournal.ie Coast Guard helicopter called out - as woman suffers head injuries on Carrauntoohil Hag's Glen

Coast Guard helicopter called out - as woman suffers head injuries on Carrauntoohil

The woman is believed to have suffered serious injuries after slipping and hitting her head on a rock.

From TheJournal.ie WATCH: Shocking video of people desperately trying to escape from deflating dinghy Crisis

WATCH: Shocking video of people desperately trying to escape from deflating dinghy

The incident occurred in the Mediterranean.

From TheJournal.ie Baby pulled from rubble 24 hours after Nepal earthquake Earthquake

Baby pulled from rubble 24 hours after Nepal earthquake

Photos have emerged showing the infant being rescued by Nepalese military officers.

From TheJournal.ie Fisherman airlifted from trawler over 100 miles from Irish coast Rescue

Fisherman airlifted from trawler over 100 miles from Irish coast

The Coast Guard helicopter took the man to Cork University Hospital, where his condition is unknown.

From TheJournal.ie Four Irish people have still not contacted home after Nepal earthquake Earthquake

Four Irish people have still not contacted home after Nepal earthquake

One Nepalese man was removed from the rubble after 82 hours. He said he survived by drinking his own urine.

From TheJournal.ie 300 rescued from Boko Haram, but none are the Chibok schoolgirls Bring Back Our Girls

300 rescued from Boko Haram, but none are the Chibok schoolgirls

200 abducted girls and 93 women was rescued after the Nigeria army attacked one of the group’s camps.

From TheJournal.ie Ten citizens on government’s list have still not contacted home after Nepal earthquake Earthquake

Ten citizens on government’s list have still not contacted home after Nepal earthquake

Minister Charlie Flanagan said there have been no reports of any Irish fatalities

From TheJournal.ie Nepal quake death toll surges over 3,000 Disaster

Nepal quake death toll surges over 3,000

It’s the Himalayan nation’s deadliest disaster in more than 80 years.

From TheJournal.ie "To send them back is another way of killing them" Migrant Crisis This post contains videos

"To send them back is another way of killing them"

At least twenty people, including a child, are said to have died in one of the latest incidents.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland WILL be taking in more refugees - but Charlie Flanagan's not saying how many Migrant Crisis

Ireland WILL be taking in more refugees - but Charlie Flanagan's not saying how many

European ministers are holding crisis meetings today to respond to the latest Mediterranean migrant disasters.