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# Caitriona Lucas

Last week
26th November 2023 - 2nd December 2023
Caitriona Lucas inquest hears Coast Guard volunteers were thrown into the sea by 'wall of water'
Retired Garda Sergeant John Moloney fought back tears in court as he recalled hearing the “mayday” alert on the day of her death.
This year
Dept Transport refute claims of obstructing inquest into death of Irish Coast Guard volunteer
Caitriona Lucas died after a RIB capsized during a search for a missing man on 12 September 2016.
Date set for inquest into death of Coast Guard volunteer Caitriona Lucas
The inquest will be held on 12 April.
All time
'Caitríona made the ultimate sacrifice': Report into death of Coast Guard volunteer raises safety concerns
Caitríona Lucas died when the boat she was in capsized while out searching for a missing man in 2016.
'Unacceptable': Kilkee Coast Guard could struggle with the influx of tourists, Dáil told
The Dáil was told that there had been six incidents last year where “no sea rescue was available” from the Kilkee Coast Guard.
'I am lucky I got her back' - Husband of Caitríona Lucas on one-year anniversary of her death
Caitríona died last year while on call with the Irish Coast Guard.
Interim report into death of Coast Guard volunteer Caitríona Lucas published
Caitríona Lucas died on 12 September last year just off Kilkee, Co Clare.
Coast Guard volunteer Caitríona Lucas who died on duty awarded posthumous degree
Lucas was praised at the graduation ceremony in Wales, where her achievements as a volunteer were read out.
'It's what we do' - Husband of Coast Guard volunteer back on the water after her death
Speaking on tonight’s Late Late Show, Bernard Lucas paid tribute to his wife and his community.
The 1,000 volunteers who 'face peril on every call out'
The death of one of their members this year emphasised the importance of the Irish Coast Guard.
'A fitting tribute': Coastguards called to rescue operation at ceremony to remember people lost at sea
Caitríona Lucas, the Coast Guard volunteer who died in September, is among those being remembered.
'She was more than my wife, she was my best friend': Husband pays tribute to volunteer wife
Bernard Lucas paid tribute to coastguard wife, Caitríona, who died during an operation off the coast of Clare.
Bear Grylls pays tribute to late Coast Guard volunteer Caitríona Lucas
He said people like her are “unsung heroes”.
Caitríona Lucas, tragically killed in coast guard rescue, remembered as an exceptional person
The mother-of-two died on Monday.
'Caitríona was up there with the best of them': Shock at sadness at death of Coast Guard volunteer
The mother-of-two was pronounced dead shortly after being airlifted from the water.