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Man taken to hospital after empty boat found off Galway
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Man taken to hospital after empty boat found off Galway

Sep 7th 2016, 10:32 PM 16,267 Views 12 Comments

His condition is described as critical.

Woman in critical condition after attack by cow which left pet dog dead
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Woman in critical condition after attack by cow which left pet dog dead

Sep 2nd 2016, 11:14 AM 40,396 Views 35 Comments

The incident happened on a popular lakeland beauty spot on Lough Erne, Co Fermanagh.

Three fishermen, a kayaker and the coast guard save a sheep that fell 200ft off a cliff
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Three fishermen, a kayaker and the coast guard save a sheep that fell 200ft off a cliff

Aug 29th 2016, 7:00 PM 14,161 Views 14 Comments

“We think the young sheep had fallen about 200 feet and had nowhere to go.”

Man's body found in search for man off Wexford coast
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Man's body found in search for man off Wexford coast

Aug 24th 2016, 1:45 PM 37,046 Views 7 Comments

The Courtown search began yesterday morning.

Lone 60-year-old sailor rescued amid storm-force conditions
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Lone 60-year-old sailor rescued amid storm-force conditions

Aug 21st 2016, 1:27 PM 30,607 Views 15 Comments

The yachtsman’s VHF radio was washed overboard before his rescue, which saw the RNLI lifeboat spending 12 hours at sea.

Search underway after elderly fisherman's boat found off Cork coast
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Search underway after elderly fisherman's boat found off Cork coast

Aug 15th 2016, 10:36 PM 15,993 Views 7 Comments

The search is focusing on Toe Head and Mizen Head.

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 12,569 Views 7 Comments

The operation was concluded successfully this evening.

Four men attempting record breaking row off UK coast rescued by Rosslare RNLI
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Four men attempting record breaking row off UK coast rescued by Rosslare RNLI

Jun 17th 2016, 10:53 PM 14,812 Views 17 Comments

The four rowers are currently being looked after in Rosslare before they decide on their next move.

Debris of plane missing off the coast of Antrim found
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Debris of plane missing off the coast of Antrim found

Jun 10th 2016, 5:50 PM 20,863 Views 4 Comments

The plane was heading for Scotland.

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 17,016 Views 10 Comments

The rescue happened about 10 miles of Dursey Island.

Nine people rescued from stranded boat that ran aground off Tipperary shore
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Nine people rescued from stranded boat that ran aground off Tipperary shore

Jun 4th 2016, 6:26 PM 26,148 Views 22 Comments

Everyone on board was safely rescued.

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 19,592 Views 6 Comments

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

Lone sailor saved by RNLI after getting stuck on sandbank
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Lone sailor saved by RNLI after getting stuck on sandbank

Apr 21st 2016, 10:18 AM 12,165 Views 15 Comments

The man had been on a journey from Wales to Scotland when he ran off course.

Fishermen rescued off Arklow coastline
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Fishermen rescued off Arklow coastline

Mar 28th 2016, 5:02 PM 13,574 Views 1 Comment

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

"The town is cursed" - Buncrana residents numbed by horrific tragedy on their doorstep
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"The town is cursed" - Buncrana residents numbed by horrific tragedy on their doorstep

Mar 22nd 2016, 6:02 AM 24,236 Views 11 Comments

The deaths of five members of the one family in the Donegal seaside town on Sunday evening has shocked the tight-knit local community to its core.

Walkers rescued after being surrounded by rising tide
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Walkers rescued after being surrounded by rising tide

Mar 13th 2016, 4:33 PM 31,795 Views 25 Comments

The water became waist deep.

Watch: Fishermen rescued from stricken trawler off Dublin in 3am call-out
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Watch: Fishermen rescued from stricken trawler off Dublin in 3am call-out

Feb 3rd 2016, 5:17 PM 18,048 Views 7 Comments

High winds hampered the rescue mission – with the towline snapping three times on the way back to port.

Body recovered in search for missing man off Kerry coast
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Body recovered in search for missing man off Kerry coast

Feb 1st 2016, 10:07 AM 12,206 Views 0 Comments

Divers recovered the body this morning.

Man missing after boat capsized in Kerry
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Man missing after boat capsized in Kerry

Jan 31st 2016, 7:39 PM 17,098 Views 4 Comments

It’s understood that the missing man is a father of three in his 50s.

Over 1,200 people were saved by the RNLI last year - these were the five busiest stations
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Over 1,200 people were saved by the RNLI last year - these were the five busiest stations

Jan 27th 2016, 6:10 AM 13,545 Views 16 Comments

Almost half of the recorded launches were carried out in darkness.

British adventurer’s boat abandoned during hurricane in the Atlantic is rescued off Cork
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British adventurer’s boat abandoned during hurricane in the Atlantic is rescued off Cork

Jan 6th 2016, 2:05 PM 15,320 Views 18 Comments

Sarah Outen had to leave the rowing boat at sea during a hurricane off the coast of Portugal.

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

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

Jan 2nd 2016, 3:52 PM 20,160 Views 12 Comments

The horse was being swept downstream into Lough Derg.

Lifeboat crew rescues boat that lost power in gale force winds
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Lifeboat crew rescues boat that lost power in gale force winds

Dec 22nd 2015, 10:48 AM 9,189 Views 8 Comments

The three people on board the boat had been carrying out work in the area.

'Unresponsive' young boy evacuated from Cape Clear this morning
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'Unresponsive' young boy evacuated from Cape Clear this morning

Dec 9th 2015, 1:43 PM 20,523 Views 11 Comments

The Baltimore RNLI lifeboat crew were launched within minutes of the alert.

The stories behind the people who search for bodies: 'We started after a young boy died when he slipped into the water'
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The stories behind the people who search for bodies: 'We started after a young boy died when he slipped into the water'

Nov 30th 2015, 8:00 AM 20,138 Views 9 Comments

“People are only out there because they want to be out there, there’s great camaraderie and we keep each other going in a search.”

Brush with death: 'I was fighting for air, spitting out sea water as the waves broke over my head'
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Brush with death: 'I was fighting for air, spitting out sea water as the waves broke over my head'

Nov 7th 2015, 7:30 AM 19,538 Views 4 Comments

Colm Plunkett does not think he would be alive today if he had not been wearing a lifejacket.

Two rescued in heavy winds after boat catches on lobster pots
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# Dun Laoghaire Pier

Two rescued in heavy winds after boat catches on lobster pots

Oct 26th 2015, 2:37 PM 16,005 Views 8 Comments

The 20-foot motor launch ran into difficulty about 50 metres from Dún Laoghaire pier.

Fishermen find body off Mayo coast
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Fishermen find body off Mayo coast

Sep 25th 2015, 8:43 PM 19,730 Views 12 Comments

The remains have not yet been identified.

Man dies off Wexford coast after a day's leisure fishing turns to tragedy
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# Saltee Islands

Man dies off Wexford coast after a day's leisure fishing turns to tragedy

Aug 30th 2015, 9:15 AM 21,961 Views 12 Comments

A total of 10 people were taken from the water having been there for five hours.

600 emergency services workers to parade through the streets of Dublin
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600 emergency services workers to parade through the streets of Dublin

Aug 29th 2015, 9:33 AM 12,183 Views 14 Comments

If you’re looking for a bit of family fun next weekend your little ones will have the chance to sit in a fire truck or squad car.

The RNLI are not happy with Bear Grylls for leaving his son on the rocks
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The RNLI are not happy with Bear Grylls for leaving his son on the rocks

Aug 11th 2015, 9:10 AM 31,230 Views 66 Comments

The survival expert is an ambassador for the organisation.

Have you ever done this? This hard-hitting ad will make you think otherwise
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Have you ever done this? This hard-hitting ad will make you think otherwise

Jul 10th 2015, 6:08 AM 26,339 Views 18 Comments

Last year, 55 people died by accidental drowning in Irish waterways.

Two dead after drowning in Cork, one person still missing
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Two dead after drowning in Cork, one person still missing

Jun 30th 2015, 11:05 PM 37,413 Views 4 Comments

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

English woman rescued after her racing yacht became stranded off Cork
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English woman rescued after her racing yacht became stranded off Cork

Jun 18th 2015, 7:16 AM 15,074 Views 9 Comments

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

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

Jun 16th 2015, 10:50 PM 22,409 Views 4 Comments

The alarm was raised at around 3pm.

Teenage boy dies after River Shannon swimming incident
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Teenage boy dies after River Shannon swimming incident

Jun 11th 2015, 8:23 AM 35,500 Views 25 Comments

The 14-year-old died overnight at Temple Street hospital in Dublin.

A tap water-only bar opened in London today, and the jokes write themselves
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# Hipster Please

A tap water-only bar opened in London today, and the jokes write themselves

May 29th 2015, 7:30 PM 7,042 Views 2 Comments

The ultimate hipster conquest.

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

May 25th 2015, 10:36 PM 40,512 Views 26 Comments

The incident took place in Dun Laoghaire earlier today.

It's 100 years since the 'biggest human tragedy' ever off the Irish coast
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It's 100 years since the 'biggest human tragedy' ever off the Irish coast

Apr 18th 2015, 10:30 AM 19,444 Views 26 Comments

Cork will spend the next few weeks commemorating the Lusitania dead and celebrating the rescue effort.

Crew of five rescued from fishing boat that got into difficulties
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Crew of five rescued from fishing boat that got into difficulties

Apr 12th 2015, 7:00 AM 12,532 Views 13 Comments

Another rescue involved a dog that fell of a cliff.