Widow of man who died in paragliding accident makes contact with couple who lost wedding gift

The search for a man who left a valuable wedding voucher in the car of a taxi driver killed in a paragliding accident has succeeded.

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Wife of man who died in paragliding accident hopes to return lost wedding gift to couple

The devastated wife of a taxi driver who died in a paragliding accident on Saturday has revealed how “happy” he was to find the man who had left a wedding voucher in his car just 24 hours before he died.

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'He will be sorely missed': Investigation launched after man dies in paragliding accident

Family and friends of the man who died in a paragliding accident have paid tributes to the big-hearted enthusiast.

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Tributes paid after father-of-two dies in paragliding accident in Co Wicklow

Ralph Skora, 30s, is believed to have been on the Wicklow Mountains yesterday.

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Three students rescued from base of cliff in Co Kerry

The American students in their 20s were trapped by incoming tide near Coumeenole Beach last night.

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Three men rescued after trawler catches fire off Wicklow coast

A tug boat made efforts to extinguish the fire on the boat but it later sank.

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Injured walker rescued from mountain ridge in the Comeraghs

The man was treated and brought by helicopter to University Hospital Waterford.

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Search for woman missing from Inis Oírr stood down after body found

A body was located and recovered from the sea this afternoon about a mile off the Galway coast.

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Ben Nevis climbers would have known nothing about avalanche: rescuer

The conditions on the day of the incident were described as ‘pretty horrific’.

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'Race against time' to rescue survivors after Indonesia mine collapse

Rescuers have passed water and food to some of the dozens of people trapped in a collapsed Indonesian gold mine, an official said, calling the gruelling rescue effort in a remote inaccessible location a "race against time".

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Irish Coast guard praised for 'difficult' rescue on Aran Islands

An Irish Coast Guard crew are being praised for carrying out a very difficult rescue on the Aran Islands this afternoon.

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Newborn baby rescued from storm drain in South Africa

Police are investigating why the baby girl was ‘dumped’ in the drain in Durban.

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Windsurfer rescued after getting into difficulty in Dún Laoghaire

Dún Laoghaire RNLI came to his aid when it launched its inshore lifeboat yesterday afternoon.

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Carraountoohil walker owes rescue to cente in Houston

A walker stranded on a ledge on Ireland’s highest mountain, Carrauntoohil, in the MacGillycuddy's Reeks near Killarney owes his rescue to a signal from personal locator beacon picked up by a coordination centre in Houston, Texas.

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Firefighters save man in dramatic River Shannon rescue

Heroic firefighters launched themselves into the River Shannon tonight to save a man from drowning.

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Person rescued from Dublin's River Liffey

A person has been rescued from the River Liffey in Dublin this morning.

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Rescued Indian and Irish sailors reach remote island

The French fisheries patrol boat Osiris rescued injured Indian Abhilash Tomy and Irishman Gregor McGuckin.

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Help to fix search ops oversight failings

The Irish Aviation Authority is to get additional resources to implement changes proposed in a report highlighting a fragmented and sometimes disconnected level of oversight of search and rescue aviation operations.

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Man pulled from Liffey in Dublin recovering in hospital

A man is being treated in hospital this evening after being rescued from the Liffey in Dublin.

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Search resuming for man missing in Lough Erne

A search operation will resume this morning for a man who has been reported missing in Lough Erne in Co Fermanagh.

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Four people rescued from River Shannon after boat ran aground

Four people were rescued on the River Shannon in Lough Derg yesterday after their boat ran aground.

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Baltimore RNLI assist fishing vessel in difficulty off West Cork coast

Baltimore RNLI assisted a fishing vessel in difficulty south of Kedge Island off the coast of Baltimore, West Cork this afternoon.

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Coastguard renew appeal for water safety following Wexford and Waterford rescues

The Coastguard has renewed its appeal for water safety after difficulties in Counties Wexford and Waterford earlier today.

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Three people rescued from the sea off Dun Laoghaire coast

Three people have been rescued from the sea off the coast of Dun Laoghaire in Dublin.

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Elderly couple rescued from sinking boat in Lough Derg

An elderly couple have been rescued from a sinking vessel in Lough Derg.

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Watch: Three men rescued from water in Clontarf

Three men have been rescued from the water in Clontarf in Dublin after they got into difficulty while swimming near Bull Island.

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Man rescued from Cork island in medical evacuation

Baltimore RNLI carried out a medical evacuation last night after they were called to provide medical assistance to a man working on Cape Clear Island off the coast of West Cork.

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2 men rescued after fishing vessel sinks off Kerry coast

Two men who had to abandon ship in Derrynane off the coast of Co Kerry have been rescued.

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Person rescued from Cork's River Lee

A search operation on the River Lee in Cork has been stood down after a person was recovered alive.

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Fisherman plucked from sea after boat hits rocks

A fisherman is tonight recovering from hypothermia in hospital after his boat sank in the Shannon Estuary.

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Man rescued from boat in Shannon Estuary

A man was rescued from a boat which ran aground in the Shannon Estuary this afternoon.

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'No risk of pollution from stricken French vessel'

Officials at Galway Harbour have insisted that there is no risk of pollution from a stricken French factory ship currently anchored in Galway Bay.

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French ship now safely docked in Galway bay

A ship that caught fire off the west coast is now safely docked in Galway bay.

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Rescue mission launched off Galway Bay

A rescue mission has been launched off Galway Bay where a French registered ship is on fire with 26 people on board.

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Boat in distress off the coast of Kerry

Rescue services are trying to help a yacht in distress off the Blasket islands.

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Rescue operation continues in Co Mayo

A rescue operation is underway off the Mayo coast after a yacht ran aground.

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Rescue operation underway in Mayo

A rescue operation is underway in Co Mayo this morning.

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