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#Coast Guard

# 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 9,698 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 18,902 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 120,849 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 48,898 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 13,270 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 20,399 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 29,638 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 17,930 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 28,501 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 45,130 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 19,577 Views 6 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 13,651 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 36,213 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 11,189 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 46,762 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 32,610 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 16,738 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 23,197 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 90,704 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 70,079 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 137,550 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 10,607 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 154,149 Views 92 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 116,205 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 66,415 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 11,595 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 21,647 Views 11 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 34,547 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 31,568 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 30,454 Views 4 Comments

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

# coast-guard - Friday 10 January, 2020

'Significant restrictions' on emergency helicopter service on days when Air Corps not available
# Air Ambulance
# Air Ambulance

'Significant restrictions' on emergency helicopter service on days when Air Corps not available

Jan 10th 2020, 6:10 AM 9,780 Views 14 Comments

An internal Department of Defence briefing highlights the restrictions on where the Coast Guard helicopter can reach.

# coast-guard - Monday 6 January, 2020

Search for missing fisherman off Wexford coast stood down until morning
# Hook Head
# Hook Head

Search for missing fisherman off Wexford coast stood down until morning

Updated Jan 6th 2020, 5:20 PM 14,216 Views 1 Comment

Willie Whelan remains missing after the fishing boat got into difficulty on Saturday night.

# coast-guard - Sunday 5 January, 2020

Search for missing man in fishing boat incident stood down until morning
# Hook Head
# Hook Head

Search for missing man in fishing boat incident stood down until morning

Updated Jan 5th 2020, 6:37 PM 33,253 Views 13 Comments

Two men are understood to have been on board the boat, one of whom has since died.

# coast-guard - Saturday 4 January, 2020

'Thumper': The life-saving device that allows the Coast Guard to start CPR while a patient is being winched to safety
# First Aid
# First Aid

'Thumper': The life-saving device that allows the Coast Guard to start CPR while a patient is being winched to safety

Jan 4th 2020, 8:30 PM 13,381 Views 12 Comments

The Thumper is attached to a stretcher, meaning chest compressions can begin as soon as the patient is strapped in.

# coast-guard - Monday 18 November, 2019

Rescue 115 airlifts injured man from trawler over 150km off Co Clare coast
# Coast Guard
# Coast Guard

Rescue 115 airlifts injured man from trawler over 150km off Co Clare coast

Nov 18th 2019, 12:37 PM 16,415 Views 3 Comments

The alarm was raised at around 11.35pm last night.

# coast-guard - Friday 15 November, 2019

Coast Guard suspends all rescue boat operations due to 'malfunctioning of lifejackets'
# Coast Guard
# Coast Guard

Coast Guard suspends all rescue boat operations due to 'malfunctioning of lifejackets'

Nov 15th 2019, 4:11 PM 49,091 Views 43 Comments

An investigation into the issue has been launched.

# coast-guard - Sunday 29 September, 2019

Man (50s) dies after getting into difficulty in water at Forty Foot in Dublin
# Dún Laoghaire
# Dún Laoghaire

Man (50s) dies after getting into difficulty in water at Forty Foot in Dublin

Sep 29th 2019, 5:03 PM 86,794 Views 7 Comments

Gardaí in Dun Laoghaire were called to the incident at the Forty Foot at around 2.30pm.

# coast-guard - Friday 13 September, 2019

Fishermen who drowned off Co Kerry pier died from 'prolonged period in cold water'
# Coonanna Pier
# Coonanna Pier

Fishermen who drowned off Co Kerry pier died from 'prolonged period in cold water'

Sep 13th 2019, 8:29 AM 18,788 Views 12 Comments

The bodies of three Latvian men were recovered off the Coonanna Pier on 30 September 2018.

# coast-guard - Monday 9 September, 2019

Man (40s) dies in fall at walking area in Comeragh Mountains
# Waterford
# Waterford

Man (40s) dies in fall at walking area in Comeragh Mountains

Sep 9th 2019, 7:07 AM 24,124 Views 5 Comments

The man incurred major injuries at Mahon Falls yesterday.

# coast-guard - Saturday 17 August, 2019

Man dies after getting into difficulty while swimming off Clare coast
# Coast Guard
# Coast Guard

Man dies after getting into difficulty while swimming off Clare coast

Updated Aug 17th 2019, 1:23 PM 35,066 Views 3 Comments

The man, aged 71, was airlifted to University Hospital Limerick.

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