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IrelandWoman airlifted to hospital from luxury cruise liner off south coast

03:10  31 may  2019
03:10  31 may  2019 Source:   thejournal.ie

Brave garda who died in tragic diving accident off Wexford coast named locally as dad-of-four Dave Hearne

Brave garda who died in tragic diving accident off Wexford coast named locally as dad-of-four Dave Hearne Dave Hearne has been honoured on several occasions for his role in a number of dramatic water rescues , was brought to the surface in critical condition by colleagues. He was airlifted to Waterford Regional Airport but was pronounced dead despite attempts to resuscitate him. Garda and rescue colleagues in Waterford are understood to be shocked at the death of the family man, who was highly respected amongst colleagues and the local community.

Rescue services had airlifted 397 people to safety from a luxury cruise liner with engine trouble off the coast of Norway by Sunday morning and were Some 17 injured passengers had been taken to hospital , a local rescue coordinator told a news conference early on Sunday, while others suffered

The helicopter airlifted the woman from a cruise ship off the Lizard coast . A woman has been flown to a Cornish hospital after suffering stomach pains while on a cruise liner . The 51-year-old was collected from the Fred Olsen ship Balmoral by an RNAS Culdrose helicopter, which Falmouth

Woman airlifted to hospital from luxury cruise liner off south coast © GoogleMaps Cork University Hospital THE SHANNON BASED Irish Coast Guard helicopter has successfully airlifted an ill passenger from a luxury transatlantic cruise liner off the south coast.

Rescue 115 had been on standby since yesterday afternoon to rendezvous with RMS Queen Mary 2 which, at the time, was over 700 kilometres south west of Ireland.

The 345m long ocean liner was travelling from New York to Southampton in England when the crew requested assistance from the Irish Coast Guard.

The helicopter crew had to wait until the ocean liner was within the aircraft’s range before they could undertake the medical evacuation.

At least one person has died, two children airlifted to hospital and several others injured in collision

At least one person has died, two children airlifted to hospital and several others injured in collision AT LEAST one person has died and several others were injured following a road crash in the midlands. It's understood that up to five people were injured in the accident in Offaly on the N80 road between Tullamore and Mountmellick at around 5pm this evening. Two children injured in the crash have been airlifted to hospital in Dublin for specialist care. One has been brought to Temple Street Children’s Hospital and the other to Our Lady’s Hospital in Crumlin. Gardai say it is believed that a car and an articulated lorry collided. A fleet of ambulances have taken the injured people to multiple hospitals in Dublin and Tullamore.

Rescue helicopters were evacuating people from a cruise ship which suffered engine failure on Saturday in stormy weather off the west coast of Norway Passengers were hoisted one-by-one from the deck of the vessel and airlifted to a village just north of the town of Molde on Norway's west coast .

OSLO, March 24- Rescue services had airlifted 397 people to safety from a luxury cruise liner with engine trouble off the coast of Norway by Sunday morning and were preparing to tow the * Preparing to tow the stricken vessel to Norwegian port. * Seventeen people taken to hospital (Adds background).

Rescue 115 departed Shannon at 9.30am today for the almost two-hour flight to meet the ship. Medics on board had treated and cared for the ill woman until she could be airlifted to hospital.

Woman airlifted to hospital from luxury cruise liner off south coast © PA Archive PA Images File image of the Queen Mary 2 cruise liner After reaching the ship, the helicopter’s winchman/paramedic was lowered onto the deck to assess the patient. The casualty was then winched on board the helicopter and flown to Cork Airport.

Rescue 115 landed in Cork at around 12.15pm and was met by an ambulance. The ill passenger was then transported by road to Cork University Hospital for treatment. The crew returned to Shannon where it landed shortly before 2.00pm.

The operation was coordinated by watch officers at the Irish Coast Guard’s marine rescue sub centre on Valentia Island in Kerry.

Man in his 30s and boy, 5, tragically killed in collision between car and articulated truck on N80, Co Offaly

Man in his 30s and boy, 5, tragically killed in collision between car and articulated truck on N80, Co Offaly Emergency services remain at the scene and gardai are appealing for witnesses to the crash

A cruise ship has issued a mayday call after suffering engine failure in high winds off the coast of Norway. Cruising for a bruising: Luxury ship passengers are injured by a falling ceiling on liner before 1,300 people were winched to safety as it drifted towards Norwegian coastline in heavy winds.

Evacuation from a luxury cruise liner with engine trouble off the coast of Norway continued for a second day on Sunday, with 397 people airlifted off the vessel, while The ship was travelling south en route from Tromso to Stavanger when it got into trouble in an area that has claimed many vessels.

The Queen Mary 2 has continued to Southampton where it is due to dock early tomorrow.

Last November, the Shannon based helicopter airlifted an elderly woman from the same cruise liner.

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Elderly woman rushed to hospital following serious accident in Howth, North Dublin.
The road has been closed off since around 3.30pm while the woman was taken to Beaumont Hospital . A garda spokesperson described her injuries as serious and said the investigation is ongoing. She said: "Gardaí in Howth are investigating a single vehicle serious injury RTC that occurred on Windgate Road, Howth this afternoon Sunday 2nd June, 2019 at approximately 3.20p.m. "The female driver (late 70s), sole occupant of the car was driving when it collided with a wall. She has been removed to Beaumont Hospital where her injuries are described as serious.

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