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#Coast Guard

# coast-guard - Saturday 27 July, 2019

Man airlifted to hospital after sustaining serious head injury on Carrauntoohil
# Devil's Ladder
# Devil's Ladder

Man airlifted to hospital after sustaining serious head injury on Carrauntoohil

Jul 27th 2019, 5:10 PM 19,187 Views 7 Comments

The incident happened in the Devil’s Ladder area of the mountain.

# coast-guard - Monday 22 July, 2019

Child (5) hospitalised after being swept out to sea on inflatable lilo
# Portmarnock Beach
# Portmarnock Beach

Child (5) hospitalised after being swept out to sea on inflatable lilo

Jul 22nd 2019, 6:57 PM 43,580 Views 36 Comments

Emergency services were alerted to the incident at Dublin’s Portmarnock Beach at 2.20pm.

# coast-guard - Monday 15 July, 2019

Man rescued after boat capsizes off coast of south Dublin
# Dalkey
# Dalkey

Man rescued after boat capsizes off coast of south Dublin

Jul 15th 2019, 10:21 PM 23,036 Views 10 Comments

The incident happened at around 4pm today.

# coast-guard - Sunday 14 July, 2019

Major rescue operation launched last night after two swimmers get into difficulty off Kerry coast
# Ballybunion
# Ballybunion

Major rescue operation launched last night after two swimmers get into difficulty off Kerry coast

Jul 14th 2019, 10:59 AM 30,823 Views 21 Comments

Units from the Coast Guard and RNLI joined in the operation as the pair safely reached the shore.

# coast-guard - Friday 28 June, 2019

Girl (14) who was pulled out to sea off Co Louth dies in hospital
# Louth
# Louth

Girl (14) who was pulled out to sea off Co Louth dies in hospital

Updated Jun 28th 2019, 8:14 PM 71,749 Views 43 Comments

The incident happened off Termonfeckin beach.

# coast-guard - Sunday 9 June, 2019

Rescue operation sees seriously injured fisherman airlifted off the Kerry coast
# Coast Guard
# Coast Guard

Rescue operation sees seriously injured fisherman airlifted off the Kerry coast

Jun 9th 2019, 4:31 PM 14,868 Views 6 Comments

The alarm was raised at 6.30pm last night after the man sustained injuries to his chest.

# coast-guard - Wednesday 29 May, 2019

Gardaí investigate after Coast Guard helicopter 'hit by a green laser multiple times'
# Doolin
# Doolin

Gardaí investigate after Coast Guard helicopter 'hit by a green laser multiple times'

May 29th 2019, 5:26 PM 30,071 Views 40 Comments

Such lasers can cause glare and flash blindness. In this case, the helicopter was able to continue to the Aran Island.

# coast-guard - Saturday 25 May, 2019

Off-duty garda dies after getting into difficulty while diving off Wexford coast
# Hook Head
# Hook Head

Off-duty garda dies after getting into difficulty while diving off Wexford coast

Updated May 25th 2019, 5:47 PM 33,182 Views 4 Comments

The Coast Guard helicopter, the naval ship LÉ Orla and a lifeboat were sent to the scene.

# coast-guard - Saturday 20 April, 2019

Man airlifted to hospital after collapsing while walking on Carlingford mountain
# Rescue 116
# Rescue 116

Man airlifted to hospital after collapsing while walking on Carlingford mountain

Apr 20th 2019, 3:00 PM 18,048 Views 3 Comments

Emergency services were alerted to the incident at midday.

# coast-guard - Thursday 7 March, 2019

Irish Coast Guard stamps featuring Caitríona Lucas' artwork launched by An Post
# Search And Rescue
# Search And Rescue

Irish Coast Guard stamps featuring Caitríona Lucas' artwork launched by An Post

Mar 7th 2019, 3:39 PM 12,313 Views 13 Comments

Lucas lost her life when the boat she was in capsized while searching for a missing man in September 2016.

# coast-guard - Wednesday 20 February, 2019

'Lives could be lost' without immediate training for Coast Guard blue light driving
# Emergency
# Emergency

'Lives could be lost' without immediate training for Coast Guard blue light driving

Feb 20th 2019, 5:54 PM 10,291 Views 17 Comments

Opposition politicians have described the ban on driving with blue lights and sirens as a “backward” move.

Irish Coast Guard staff and volunteers no longer allowed to use blue lights and sirens
# Emergency
# Emergency

Irish Coast Guard staff and volunteers no longer allowed to use blue lights and sirens

Feb 20th 2019, 12:05 AM 84,434 Views 61 Comments

Volunteers are worried about the potential delays this will cause when they are travelling to incidents.

# coast-guard - Saturday 9 February, 2019

Woman airlifted to hospital after falling at Cliffs of Moher
# Rescue
# Rescue

Woman airlifted to hospital after falling at Cliffs of Moher

Feb 9th 2019, 6:53 PM 46,067 Views 34 Comments

The woman, a tourist aged in her 50s, was in an area inaccessible by land vehicles.

# coast-guard - Wednesday 23 January, 2019

Explainer: Why are Irish Coast Guard search-and-rescue helicopter pilots taking industrial action?
# Coast Guard
# Coast Guard

Explainer: Why are Irish Coast Guard search-and-rescue helicopter pilots taking industrial action?

Jan 23rd 2019, 6:01 AM 12,623 Views 7 Comments

From Thursday, the pilots will engage in a work-to-rule action.

# coast-guard - Thursday 10 January, 2019

Inspired by the Coast Guard, this young scientist from Clare hopes to develop an improved life jacket
# BT Young Scientists
# BT Young Scientists

Inspired by the Coast Guard, this young scientist from Clare hopes to develop an improved life jacket

Jan 10th 2019, 7:00 PM 11,105 Views 2 Comments

The 16-year-old wants to redesign life jackets to improve them for volunteers.

# coast-guard - Sunday 30 December, 2018

Coast Guard saved over 400 lives this year
# Search And Rescue
# Search And Rescue

Coast Guard saved over 400 lives this year

Dec 30th 2018, 3:33 PM 7,436 Views 13 Comments

Around 1,000 volunteers help operate the service.

# coast-guard - Friday 7 December, 2018

'Caitríona made the ultimate sacrifice': Report into death of Coast Guard volunteer raises safety concerns
# Doolin
# Doolin

'Caitríona made the ultimate sacrifice': Report into death of Coast Guard volunteer raises safety concerns

Dec 7th 2018, 1:43 PM 13,417 Views 11 Comments

Caitríona Lucas died when the boat she was in capsized while out searching for a missing man in 2016.

# coast-guard - Monday 1 October, 2018

'Very tragic': Three men recovered off Kerry coast named locally
# Coonanna
# Coonanna

'Very tragic': Three men recovered off Kerry coast named locally

Updated Oct 1st 2018, 7:25 PM 35,204 Views 8 Comments

The Latvian nationals were living in Co Kerry.

# coast-guard - Sunday 9 September, 2018

12-year-old boy winched to safety after falling while jumping rocks in south Dublin
# Bullock Harbour
# Bullock Harbour

12-year-old boy winched to safety after falling while jumping rocks in south Dublin

Sep 9th 2018, 7:29 PM 31,103 Views 4 Comments

The incident was first reported to emergency services just before 5pm.

# coast-guard - Tuesday 14 August, 2018

Family of five rescued after yacht runs aground in Skerries
# Rescue
# Rescue

Family of five rescued after yacht runs aground in Skerries

Aug 14th 2018, 9:59 AM 13,279 Views 15 Comments

The group on the boat, who are believed to be French nationals, sent out a mayday alert shortly before 5am.

# coast-guard - Friday 10 August, 2018

Kayaker drowns off Kerry coast
# Coast Guard
# Coast Guard

Kayaker drowns off Kerry coast

Aug 10th 2018, 9:28 PM 28,363 Views 2 Comments

The man was found by a local fisherman this afternoon.

# coast-guard - Sunday 29 July, 2018

Three people rescued after yacht gets into difficulty
# Dún Laoghaire
# Dún Laoghaire

Three people rescued after yacht gets into difficulty

Jul 29th 2018, 2:45 PM 16,859 Views 9 Comments

The yacht’s sail got caught around the rudder.

# coast-guard - Monday 16 July, 2018

Life jacket and helmet from Rescue 116 discovered by fisherman
# Coast Guard
# Coast Guard

Life jacket and helmet from Rescue 116 discovered by fisherman

Jul 16th 2018, 1:08 PM 37,023 Views 2 Comments

The items were discovered by a fisherman one nautical miles off Achill Island.

# coast-guard - Monday 9 July, 2018

Coast Guard rescues two swimmers who got into difficulty on Dublin beaches
# Howth
# Howth

Coast Guard rescues two swimmers who got into difficulty on Dublin beaches

Jul 9th 2018, 7:55 AM 18,690 Views 7 Comments

The swimmers got into difficulty on Burrow Beach and Claremont Beach in Howth.

# coast-guard - Tuesday 12 June, 2018

Man airlifted after getting into difficulties at Cork beach has died
# Rescue 117
# Rescue 117

Man airlifted after getting into difficulties at Cork beach has died

Jun 12th 2018, 10:54 AM 27,499 Views 13 Comments

The man had been at the beach with his wife and daughter yesterday.

# coast-guard - Sunday 10 June, 2018

Nighttime air ambulance service will cost €7 million over two years
# Transplants
# Transplants

Nighttime air ambulance service will cost €7 million over two years

Jun 10th 2018, 6:30 PM 17,290 Views 56 Comments

Three companies applied to provide the service in a recent tendering process.

# coast-guard - Wednesday 23 May, 2018

Coast Guard called after members of the public get stranded on rocks near Howth
# Rescue
# Rescue

Coast Guard called after members of the public get stranded on rocks near Howth

May 23rd 2018, 10:42 PM 19,781 Views 10 Comments

The Coast Guard commended the group for getting in contact.

# coast-guard - Wednesday 16 May, 2018

Coast Guard helicopter rescues woman and her dog cut off by the tide
# Sandymount
# Sandymount

Coast Guard helicopter rescues woman and her dog cut off by the tide

May 16th 2018, 3:55 PM 22,262 Views 55 Comments

The changing tide left the woman and her dog stranded on a sandbank.

# coast-guard - Sunday 13 May, 2018

Coast Guard helicopter rescues three men who jumped into water at Clontarf's Wooden Bridge
# Bull Island
# Bull Island

Coast Guard helicopter rescues three men who jumped into water at Clontarf's Wooden Bridge

May 13th 2018, 2:18 PM 32,713 Views 29 Comments

The men got into difficulty this afternoon.

# coast-guard - Saturday 21 April, 2018

Five people rescued after boat broke down and started to take on water
# Howth
# Howth

Five people rescued after boat broke down and started to take on water

Apr 21st 2018, 7:50 PM 22,750 Views 9 Comments

The boat was swamped with water when the Coast Guard arrived.

Woman rescued after falling from cliffs at Howth Head
# Coast Guard
# Coast Guard

Woman rescued after falling from cliffs at Howth Head

Apr 21st 2018, 9:36 AM 20,477 Views 4 Comments

The Irish Coast Guard, gardaí and Dublin Fire Brigade were involved in the rescue operation.

# coast-guard - Tuesday 10 April, 2018

Man dead after fishing boat sinks off Mayo coast
# Coast Guard
# Coast Guard

Man dead after fishing boat sinks off Mayo coast

Apr 10th 2018, 5:17 PM 16,715 Views 4 Comments

Three men were rescued after sending a mayday broadcast this afternoon.

# coast-guard - Thursday 5 April, 2018

'We’re coming to a loose end': Family appeals for help finding man missing since Monday
# Tipperary
# Tipperary

'We’re coming to a loose end': Family appeals for help finding man missing since Monday

Apr 5th 2018, 5:39 PM 25,929 Views 2 Comments

Gardaí and the Coast Guard are helping in the search to find Mal Brennan.

# coast-guard - Wednesday 14 March, 2018

'Forever remembered for the sacrifice they made': Rescue 116 crew honoured in Mayo
# One Year On
# One Year On

'Forever remembered for the sacrifice they made': Rescue 116 crew honoured in Mayo

Mar 14th 2018, 5:45 PM 16,712 Views 14 Comments

Four crew members died when the Irish Coast Guard helicopter crashed this day last year.

# coast-guard - Saturday 24 February, 2018

'Unacceptable': Kilkee Coast Guard could struggle with the influx of tourists, Dáil told
# Co Clare
# Co Clare

'Unacceptable': Kilkee Coast Guard could struggle with the influx of tourists, Dáil told

Feb 24th 2018, 7:30 AM 13,129 Views 9 Comments

The Dáil was told that there had been six incidents last year where “no sea rescue was available” from the Kilkee Coast Guard.

# coast-guard - Friday 29 December, 2017

Coast Guard says it's mindful of 'devastating pain and loss' felt by families of Rescue 116 crew
# Tribute
# Tribute

Coast Guard says it's mindful of 'devastating pain and loss' felt by families of Rescue 116 crew

Dec 29th 2017, 5:54 PM 8,440 Views 18 Comments

In its year in review, the Coast Guard said it saved the lives of 335 people throughout the year.

# coast-guard - Wednesday 27 December, 2017

Mountain walker found safe after going missing on Carrauntoohil last night
# Kerry
# Kerry

Mountain walker found safe after going missing on Carrauntoohil last night

Dec 27th 2017, 11:52 AM 42,281 Views 85 Comments

He rang the gardaí last night reporting that he had gotten lost on the mountain.

# coast-guard - Monday 25 December, 2017

Bodies of two men found after car goes into river in Co Mayo
# Louisburgh
# Louisburgh

Bodies of two men found after car goes into river in Co Mayo

Dec 25th 2017, 4:48 PM 143,801 Views 25 Comments

The search has now been stood down.

# coast-guard - Monday 13 November, 2017

Irish Coast Guard and Air Corps no longer able to transport patients to UK at night
# Transplants
# Transplants

Irish Coast Guard and Air Corps no longer able to transport patients to UK at night

Nov 13th 2017, 9:39 AM 22,938 Views 50 Comments

‘Priority 1′ transfers involve transporting patients by air to another country for emergency medical treatment.

# coast-guard - Thursday 2 November, 2017

Two men rescued from sinking fishing boat that was 'almost underwater'
# Dublin
# Dublin

Two men rescued from sinking fishing boat that was 'almost underwater'

Nov 2nd 2017, 10:32 AM 25,844 Views 16 Comments

The Skerries RNLI set out from the Laytown coast shortly after 5.30am this morning.