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Dublin: 13 °C Thursday 21 February, 2019

#Search and Rescue

From TheJournal.ie Coast Guard saved over 400 lives this year Search And Rescue

Coast Guard saved over 400 lives this year

Around 1,000 volunteers help operate the service.

From TheJournal.ie 'Confusion and conflicts of interest' found among agencies who oversee Irish search and rescue operations Rescue 116

'Confusion and conflicts of interest' found among agencies who oversee Irish search and rescue operations

The review was commissioned following the fatal crash of Rescue 116 last year.

From TheJournal.ie Man (40s) drowns after getting into difficulty while swimming in Lough Derg Galway

Man (40s) drowns after getting into difficulty while swimming in Lough Derg

Gardaí said that the alarm was raised shortly after 6pm yesterday evening when a swimmer got into difficulty.

From TheJournal.ie Body found on Aran Islands is that of man who fell into sea in Clare two weeks ago Coast Guard

Body found on Aran Islands is that of man who fell into sea in Clare two weeks ago

The man was named locally as Russian national Andrey Maltsev.

From TheJournal.ie Major search launched after fisherman swept into the sea in Clare Doonbeg

Major search launched after fisherman swept into the sea in Clare

It’s understood the man in his forties was fishing in the Pulleen Bay near Doonbeg.

From TheJournal.ie 'We are all collapsed, our homes and our people': Death toll from Mexico earthquake reaches 61 Search And Rescue

'We are all collapsed, our homes and our people': Death toll from Mexico earthquake reaches 61

Rescuers have been searching for survivors with sniffer dogs and heavy machinery.

From TheJournal.ie Favourable weather conditions to aid fresh search for missing Rescue 116 crew members Garda Divers

Favourable weather conditions to aid fresh search for missing Rescue 116 crew members

Last night, RTÉ’s Prime Time reported that concerns over onboard mapping systems had been flagged four years ago.

From TheJournal.ie Pilot flagged concerns that island was not on mapping system 4 years before Rescue 116 crash Search And Rescue

Pilot flagged concerns that island was not on mapping system 4 years before Rescue 116 crash

A report on RTÉ’s Prime Time detailed a series of emails between pilots and the search and rescue operator in 2013.

From TheJournal.ie Bodies of five children among those pulled from the water after Myanmar plane crash Search And Rescue

Bodies of five children among those pulled from the water after Myanmar plane crash

There were at least 120 people on board the plane.

From TheJournal.ie 'We're gone': Final words of R116 crew released in preliminary report Rescue 116

'We're gone': Final words of R116 crew released in preliminary report

The preliminary report recommends a review of “all route guides in use by its Search and Rescue helicopters in Ireland”.

From TheJournal.ie No dives as weather disrupts search for Rescue 116 Blacksod

No dives as weather disrupts search for Rescue 116

Captain Mark Duffy, winch operator Paul Ormsby and winchman Ciarán Smith remain missing.

From TheJournal.ie Rescue teams find body in search for missing hillwalker in Galway Maamturks

Rescue teams find body in search for missing hillwalker in Galway

They had been searching for a man who was missing since yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie Coast Guard rescues severely injured Russian fisherman 140 miles out at sea in heavy winds Rescue 115

Coast Guard rescues severely injured Russian fisherman 140 miles out at sea in heavy winds

Rescue 115 and Rescue 117 were involved in the mission.

From TheJournal.ie Iceland in mourning after missing young woman's body found on beach Rare Crime

Iceland in mourning after missing young woman's body found on beach

Birna Brjansdottir was missing for eight days before her body was found.

From TheJournal.ie Body found in search for elderly farmer in Co Kerry Jim Keane

Body found in search for elderly farmer in Co Kerry

Jim Keane, aged 70, had been missing since Monday.

From TheJournal.ie Search underway after elderly fisherman's boat found off Cork coast Cape Clear

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

The search is focusing on Toe Head and Mizen Head.

From TheJournal.ie Search continues for 21-year-old man who went into River Boyne Navan

Search continues for 21-year-old man who went into River Boyne

The young man entered the river yesterday morning.

From TheJournal.ie Body recovered after search on the River Boyne Search And Rescue

Body recovered after search on the River Boyne

The rescue effort has been ongoing since around 10.30am.

From TheJournal.ie The last remaining 9/11 rescue dog just celebrated her 16th birthday in style Good Girl

The last remaining 9/11 rescue dog just celebrated her 16th birthday in style

Bretagne the golden retriever was a key figure of the search through the rubble in the aftermath of the World Trade Centre collapse.

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 Over 150 people have joined the search for man whose father and girlfriend were drowned Rallying

Over 150 people have joined the search for man whose father and girlfriend were drowned

Barry Davis Ryan has been missing for over a week.

From TheJournal.ie Search continues to bring missing man home for a "decent burial" Baltimore

Search continues to bring missing man home for a "decent burial"

His mother has spoken of her huge loss after the tragedy.

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 There are 100 Irish people in areas affected by the Nepal earthquake Search And Rescue

There are 100 Irish people in areas affected by the Nepal earthquake

Efforts are being made to contact some 50 Irish citizens in the quake-hit region.

From TheJournal.ie Fisherman injured off the coast of Cork airlifted to hospital Search And Rescue

Fisherman injured off the coast of Cork airlifted to hospital

The Irish Air Corps assisted the Coast Guard in today’s operation.

From TheJournal.ie Rescue operation for man swept away while spreading ashes at sea Cornwall

Rescue operation for man swept away while spreading ashes at sea

A search is underway off the Cornish coast.

From TheJournal.ie Malaysia declares all on board MH370 dead, angering relatives End Of Search

Malaysia declares all on board MH370 dead, angering relatives

Authorities earlier declared the flight to have been an accident.

From TheJournal.ie Search for man who fell into River Nore while walking with friends Kilkenny

Search for man who fell into River Nore while walking with friends

The 33-year-old entered the water at about 1.30am this morning.

From TheJournal.ie Rescue in Waterford City for man in the river at Rice Bridge River Suir

Rescue in Waterford City for man in the river at Rice Bridge

The man was spotted entering the water shortly before 9am.

From TheJournal.ie Two divers die in west Cork diving accident Coast Guard

Two divers die in west Cork diving accident

The two men were exploring a wreck off the Cork coast.

From TheJournal.ie More than 4,000 people went missing in Ireland so far this year Missing

More than 4,000 people went missing in Ireland so far this year

Most of them were eventually found but a support service has said organisations involved in search and rescue need to work together better.

From TheJournal.ie Body of man recovered from River Shannon Search

Body of man recovered from River Shannon

The man went into the river just behind the University of Limerick yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie Blaze engulfs iconic Glasgow School of Art building In Flames

Blaze engulfs iconic Glasgow School of Art building

There are no injuries reported as firefighters continue to douse the flames on the Charles Rennie Mackintosh building.

From TheJournal.ie Semi-conscious man rescued from Howth cliffs in dawn call-out Search And Rescue

Semi-conscious man rescued from Howth cliffs in dawn call-out

He was treated by an off-duty Dublin Fire Brigade paramedic after being found on an embankment next to the cliff-edge.

From TheJournal.ie Chopper sent to rescue lost teenagers from mountain Agangarrive

Chopper sent to rescue lost teenagers from mountain

The five teenage boys were taking part in a Duke of Edinburgh Award expedition.

From TheJournal.ie "We haven't lost hope" - search for survivors of Washington mudslide continues Search And Rescue

"We haven't lost hope" - search for survivors of Washington mudslide continues

Ten more bodies have been found today, authorities confirmed.

From TheJournal.ie Search for missing tourist stood down in Cork Sheep's Head

Search for missing tourist stood down in Cork

The body of the man’s friend was recovered from the water earlier today.

From TheJournal.ie Heatwave led to 34 per cent surge in Coast Guard call-outs Rescue 999

Heatwave led to 34 per cent surge in Coast Guard call-outs

Crews were tasked to total of 2,343 incidents in the first ten months of this year.

From TheJournal.ie Navy divers retrieve body from the water in Clare Search And Rescue

Navy divers retrieve body from the water in Clare

The search for a missing fisherman who was washed into the sea resumed this morning.

From TheJournal.ie Lindsey Kinsella: I never thought I’d see this day Chloe Kinsella

Lindsey Kinsella: I never thought I’d see this day

Chloe Kinsella’s sister has thanked the hundreds of people who helped in the search effort, while her uncle has appealed for teenagers under pressure to seek help if they need it.

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