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#Coast Guard

# coast-guard - Friday 16 September, 2022

Injured hiker airlifted from mountain in North Clare
# Hiking Incident
# Hiking Incident

Injured hiker airlifted from mountain in North Clare

Sep 16th 2022, 9:59 PM 18,468 Views 1 Comment

The man, who was aged in his 60s, was walking with a group when he suffered a lower leg injury.

# coast-guard - Thursday 2 June, 2022

Emergency services including Coast Guard helicopter searching for missing climber in Kerry
# Kerry
# Kerry

Emergency services including Coast Guard helicopter searching for missing climber in Kerry

Jun 2nd 2022, 11:58 AM 13,233 Views 0 Comments

The missing man, who is in his 60s, was last seen yesterday at 5pm.

# coast-guard - Wednesday 11 May, 2022

Search for diver missing off Co Clare to resume
# Loop Head
# Loop Head

Search for diver missing off Co Clare to resume

May 11th 2022, 7:16 AM 13,591 Views 1 Comment

The man, an experienced caver, is thought to have gone exploring local sea caves in the area.

# coast-guard - Saturday 30 April, 2022

Water safety appeal issued ahead of bank holiday weekend
# Water Safety
# Water Safety

Water safety appeal issued ahead of bank holiday weekend

Apr 30th 2022, 8:30 AM 11,133 Views 5 Comments

The Irish Coast Guard, the RNLI and Water Safety Ireland are urging people to stay safe in and on the water or along the coastline.

# coast-guard - Thursday 14 April, 2022

Coast Guard, RNLI and Water Safety Ireland issue joint warning ahead of bank holiday weekend
# Water Safety
# Water Safety

Coast Guard, RNLI and Water Safety Ireland issue joint warning ahead of bank holiday weekend

Apr 14th 2022, 8:36 PM 14,664 Views 10 Comments

The organisations are advising people to take care in and on the water or along the coastline.

# coast-guard - Friday 28 January, 2022

Coast Guard ends search for bodies from capsized boat off Florida
# Coast Guard
# Coast Guard

Coast Guard ends search for bodies from capsized boat off Florida

Jan 28th 2022, 7:31 AM 8,852 Views 2 Comments

Search teams had earlier recovered five bodies from around 40 people who were on the boat before the operation was called off.

# coast-guard - Tuesday 25 January, 2022

39 people missing as capsized boat found near Florida
# Coast Guard
# Coast Guard

39 people missing as capsized boat found near Florida

Jan 25th 2022, 10:51 PM 31,935 Views 6 Comments

The agency patrols the waters around Haiti, the Dominican Republic, Cuba and the Bahamas.

Coast Guard tender to be amended to maintain current number of search and rescue bases
# Search And Rescue
# Search And Rescue

Coast Guard tender to be amended to maintain current number of search and rescue bases

Jan 25th 2022, 9:30 PM 11,343 Views 10 Comments

There are currently four search and rescue bases in Ireland at Dublin, Shannon, Sligo and Waterford.

# coast-guard - Thursday 30 December, 2021

Coast Guard records 12% increase in callouts over the past year
# Rescues
# Rescues

Coast Guard records 12% increase in callouts over the past year

Dec 30th 2021, 3:23 PM 6,892 Views 4 Comments

There was a small reduction in the number of drowning incidents.

# coast-guard - Thursday 16 December, 2021

Doolin Coast Guard unit to be reconstituted following fallout from resignations
# Mulvey Report
# Mulvey Report

Doolin Coast Guard unit to be reconstituted following fallout from resignations

Dec 16th 2021, 8:47 PM 16,898 Views 6 Comments

The unit was stood down last month following the shock resignations of six members.

# coast-guard - Wednesday 10 November, 2021

Government to appoint independent mediator to resolve Doolin Coast Guard unit issues
# Doolin
# Doolin

Government to appoint independent mediator to resolve Doolin Coast Guard unit issues

Nov 10th 2021, 2:40 PM 9,770 Views 3 Comments

Six long-serving volunteers confirmed last week they were leaving the Doolin unit with immediate effect.

# coast-guard - Wednesday 3 November, 2021

Irish Coast Guard management meet Doolin volunteers following surprise resignations
# Clare
# Clare

Irish Coast Guard management meet Doolin volunteers following surprise resignations

Nov 3rd 2021, 3:52 PM 19,050 Views 14 Comments

Six long-serving volunteers resigned unexpectedly yesterday.

# coast-guard - Tuesday 2 November, 2021

Doolin Coast Guard unit stood down after shock resignations
# Clare
# Clare

Doolin Coast Guard unit stood down after shock resignations

Nov 2nd 2021, 5:23 PM 121,289 Views 24 Comments

Six volunteers in Doolin resigned yesterday.

# coast-guard - Thursday 19 August, 2021

Search for missing hiker in Mayo called off following discovery of body
# Mweelrea
# Mweelrea

Search for missing hiker in Mayo called off following discovery of body

Aug 19th 2021, 12:37 PM 49,031 Views 5 Comments

The search for the man had commenced on Monday.

# coast-guard - Thursday 29 July, 2021

Three kayakers stranded on rocks on Waterford coast rescued by RNLI and Coast Guard helicopter
# Kilmurrin Cove
# Kilmurrin Cove

Three kayakers stranded on rocks on Waterford coast rescued by RNLI and Coast Guard helicopter

Jul 29th 2021, 12:38 PM 13,312 Views 3 Comments

The group became stranded when a sudden squall capsized one of the kayaks.

# coast-guard - Tuesday 27 July, 2021

Coast Guard rescue man who spent 10 hours in water off Co Louth
# Dundalk
# Dundalk

Coast Guard rescue man who spent 10 hours in water off Co Louth

Jul 27th 2021, 12:08 PM 20,453 Views 8 Comments

The man is expected to make a full recovery.

# coast-guard - Friday 16 July, 2021

Three swimmers rescued after getting into difficulty off Doonbeg
# Doonbeg
# Doonbeg

Three swimmers rescued after getting into difficulty off Doonbeg

Updated Jul 16th 2021, 9:44 PM 29,774 Views 9 Comments

The three swimmers got into difficulty shortly after 5pm today.

# coast-guard - Monday 5 July, 2021

Man rescued by helicopter after getting into difficulty surfing in Clare
# Coast Guard
# Coast Guard

Man rescued by helicopter after getting into difficulty surfing in Clare

Jul 5th 2021, 2:04 PM 17,981 Views 5 Comments

The man was taken to University Hospital Limerick.

# coast-guard - Saturday 5 June, 2021

Kinsale RNLI crew rescue man after spotting him in sea during routine training exercise
# Cork
# Cork

Kinsale RNLI crew rescue man after spotting him in sea during routine training exercise

Jun 5th 2021, 5:33 PM 28,548 Views 7 Comments

The Coast Guard’s R115 helicopter also attended and transported the man for further medical attention.

# coast-guard - Thursday 3 June, 2021

Man (56) dies while climbing Mount Brandon in Kerry
# Kerry
# Kerry

Man (56) dies while climbing Mount Brandon in Kerry

Jun 3rd 2021, 8:53 PM 45,206 Views 6 Comments

Local coast guard and mountain rescue teams attended the scene this afternoon.

# coast-guard - Monday 17 May, 2021

Lifeboat rescues fishing crew from sinking vessel off coast of Wexford
# Rescue
# Rescue

Lifeboat rescues fishing crew from sinking vessel off coast of Wexford

May 17th 2021, 7:32 PM 19,623 Views 7 Comments

The Irish Coast Guard requested the launch of the RNLI’s Arklow lifeboat at 9.18am on Friday.

# coast-guard - Saturday 1 May, 2021

'Don't assume it's safe': Coast Guard and RNLI issue bank holiday warning
# Water Safety
# Water Safety

'Don't assume it's safe': Coast Guard and RNLI issue bank holiday warning

May 1st 2021, 6:30 AM 13,675 Views 5 Comments

Lots of people will be enjoying Ireland’s coastline over the summer.

# coast-guard - Friday 26 February, 2021

Dog rescued after falling 100 feet from cliff edge on Howth Head
# Woof Day
# Woof Day

Dog rescued after falling 100 feet from cliff edge on Howth Head

Feb 26th 2021, 7:20 PM 36,313 Views 32 Comments

The dog was reunited with its owners and taken to the vet for treatment.

# coast-guard - Wednesday 24 February, 2021

Coast Guard says it aims to resume cliff training as volunteers express safety concerns
# Coast Guard
# Coast Guard

Coast Guard says it aims to resume cliff training as volunteers express safety concerns

Feb 24th 2021, 6:00 AM 11,228 Views 2 Comments

Some volunteers have not done a training exercise in months.

# coast-guard - Friday 5 February, 2021

Dozens rescued in US after ice floes break away on Lake Michigan
# Lake Michigan
# Lake Michigan

Dozens rescued in US after ice floes break away on Lake Michigan

Feb 5th 2021, 3:38 PM 46,775 Views 5 Comments

Ice boats and helicopters were used to reach the people who had been ice fishing in Wisconsin.

# coast-guard - Sunday 24 January, 2021

Drivers urged to exercise 'extreme caution' due to snow and ice on roads
# Traffic
# Traffic

Drivers urged to exercise 'extreme caution' due to snow and ice on roads

Updated Jan 24th 2021, 12:24 PM 32,678 Views 17 Comments

Very icy conditions have been reported in many areas, particularly on minor roads.

# coast-guard - Friday 20 November, 2020

Irish Coast Guard and RNLI issue water safety plea as callouts to open water swimmers increase
# Open Water
# Open Water

Irish Coast Guard and RNLI issue water safety plea as callouts to open water swimmers increase

Nov 20th 2020, 12:10 PM 16,756 Views 15 Comments

Over the past week, eight separate incidents arose in the Dublin-Wicklow area alone.

# coast-guard - Friday 13 November, 2020

17-year-old explains how he helped a woman who got into difficulty off Wicklow coast
# Greystones
# Greystones

17-year-old explains how he helped a woman who got into difficulty off Wicklow coast

Nov 13th 2020, 2:33 PM 23,264 Views 12 Comments

The Coast Guard had been called before the teen, who has lifeguard training, got into the water.

# coast-guard - Wednesday 11 November, 2020

Woman rescued by helicopter after getting into difficulty while swimming in Greystones
# Wicklow
# Wicklow

Woman rescued by helicopter after getting into difficulty while swimming in Greystones

Updated Nov 11th 2020, 10:03 PM 90,855 Views 59 Comments

The Greystones Coast Guard has shared images of the helicopter rescue.

# coast-guard - Sunday 11 October, 2020

'Lucky escape' for pair rescued from cliff at Howth
# Coast Guard
# Coast Guard

'Lucky escape' for pair rescued from cliff at Howth

Oct 11th 2020, 6:54 PM 70,109 Views 25 Comments

An adult and a teenager were rescued today at the Howth cliffs.

# coast-guard - Tuesday 6 October, 2020

Crew member of ferry missing after overnight search in Irish Sea
# WB Yeats
# WB Yeats

Crew member of ferry missing after overnight search in Irish Sea

Oct 6th 2020, 10:07 AM 137,684 Views 11 Comments

The search is being overseen by the HM Coastguard in Holyhead in Wales, but the Irish Coast Guard is providing assistance.

# coast-guard - Wednesday 19 August, 2020

Coast Guard issues warning about inflatable devices amid high tides
# Storm Ellen
# Storm Ellen

Coast Guard issues warning about inflatable devices amid high tides

Aug 19th 2020, 8:37 AM 10,624 Views 6 Comments

High tides and a storm are expected in the coming days.

# coast-guard - Thursday 13 August, 2020

Local fisherman found missing paddle boarders clinging to lobster pot
# Irish Coast Guard
# Irish Coast Guard

Local fisherman found missing paddle boarders clinging to lobster pot

Updated Aug 13th 2020, 12:55 PM 154,192 Views 93 Comments

The women are now in the care of the HSE.

# coast-guard - Tuesday 2 June, 2020

Body of boy (5) recovered from Lough Mask in Co Mayo during search operation
# Co Mayo
# Co Mayo

Body of boy (5) recovered from Lough Mask in Co Mayo during search operation

Updated Jun 2nd 2020, 8:54 AM 116,240 Views 0 Comments

The child entered the water while out on Lough Mask at around 6.30pm yesterday.

# coast-guard - Tuesday 12 May, 2020

Girl (16) in serious condition after being pulled from sea in Bray
# Wicklow
# Wicklow

Girl (16) in serious condition after being pulled from sea in Bray

May 12th 2020, 8:36 PM 66,516 Views 11 Comments

The girl was taken to St Vincent’s Hospital in Dublin.

# coast-guard - Thursday 30 April, 2020

'Now is not the time to become complacent': Rescue services urge public to avoid water-based exercise
# Bank Holiday Weekend
# Bank Holiday Weekend

'Now is not the time to become complacent': Rescue services urge public to avoid water-based exercise

Apr 30th 2020, 3:18 PM 11,621 Views 11 Comments

It’s feared that people may become complacent and be tempted to take to the water or visit coastal areas this bank holiday weekend.

# coast-guard - Saturday 25 April, 2020

Coast Guard warns the public to be careful of rising tide while walking along the coast
# Howth
# Howth

Coast Guard warns the public to be careful of rising tide while walking along the coast

Apr 25th 2020, 12:07 PM 21,664 Views 10 Comments

The Howth Coast Guard station in Dublin responded to three callouts in relation to coastal walkers this week.

# coast-guard - Thursday 9 April, 2020

Rescue services urge public to avoid water-based exercise while Covid-19 restrictions are in place
# Stay On Your Feet
# Stay On Your Feet

Rescue services urge public to avoid water-based exercise while Covid-19 restrictions are in place

Apr 9th 2020, 9:57 PM 34,560 Views 26 Comments

It’s feared rescue crews and emergency services could face by being unnecessarily exposed to the coronavirus.

# coast-guard - Monday 13 January, 2020

Coast Guard issues warning after reports of people putting themselves at risk during Storm Brendan
# Dublin
# Dublin

Coast Guard issues warning after reports of people putting themselves at risk during Storm Brendan

Jan 13th 2020, 9:42 PM 31,592 Views 18 Comments

The Coast Guard said its units had talked to multiple people in the Clontarf and Howth areas today.

Woman who fell 30 feet off cliff path in Sutton airlifted to hospital with serious injuries
# Red Rock
# Red Rock

Woman who fell 30 feet off cliff path in Sutton airlifted to hospital with serious injuries

Jan 13th 2020, 7:57 AM 30,505 Views 4 Comments

The Coast Guard rescued the woman, who is aged in her 50s, yesterday.

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