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#Coast Guard

# coast-guard - Tuesday 31 October, 2017

Two women who claim they were lost at sea for five months didn't activate their rescue beacon
# Pacific Ocean
# Pacific Ocean

Two women who claim they were lost at sea for five months didn't activate their rescue beacon

Oct 31st 2017, 4:12 PM 59,157 Views 29 Comments

Doubts have been raised about their story.

# coast-guard - Sunday 29 October, 2017

'This can delay the response to a genuine emergency': Alarm raised after red distress flare fired in Howth
# False Alarm
# False Alarm

'This can delay the response to a genuine emergency': Alarm raised after red distress flare fired in Howth

Oct 29th 2017, 2:59 PM 12,752 Views 10 Comments

A spokesperson for Howth Coast Guard said the flare was fired from a boat moored in the harbour.

# coast-guard - Saturday 21 October, 2017

Group of 15 junior sailors rescued from wrath of Storm Brian in Dun Laoghaire harbour
# Brian's Song
# Brian's Song

Group of 15 junior sailors rescued from wrath of Storm Brian in Dun Laoghaire harbour

Oct 21st 2017, 3:49 PM 59,246 Views 105 Comments

It’s understood the youngsters were having a sailing lesson when the storm took a hold.

# coast-guard - Wednesday 18 October, 2017

Remains found on west coast beach confirmed as those of woman buried at sea
# Clare
# Clare

Remains found on west coast beach confirmed as those of woman buried at sea

Oct 18th 2017, 5:51 PM 72,124 Views 26 Comments

The remains were discovered by two walkers on a beach in north Clare in late September.

# coast-guard - Tuesday 17 October, 2017

It could become a criminal offence to recklessly endanger emergency workers during a status red warning
# Draft Legislation
# Draft Legislation

It could become a criminal offence to recklessly endanger emergency workers during a status red warning

Oct 17th 2017, 10:12 AM 29,974 Views 121 Comments

Fianna Fáil spokesperson on Foreign Affairs and Trade Darragh O’Brien is writing draft legislation.

# coast-guard - Monday 16 October, 2017

Coast Guard warns public to stay away from the sea after people spotted in stormy waters
# Ophelia
# Ophelia

Coast Guard warns public to stay away from the sea after people spotted in stormy waters

Oct 16th 2017, 6:23 PM 41,986 Views 65 Comments

Most people are obeying the Coast Guard’s warnings to stay away from the coast.

Rescue 116 and lifeboat crew tasked to windsurfers in difficulty off Louth coast
# Ophelia
# Ophelia

Rescue 116 and lifeboat crew tasked to windsurfers in difficulty off Louth coast

Oct 16th 2017, 12:17 PM 43,100 Views 145 Comments

The incident happened this morning before the men made their way back to shore.

# coast-guard - Monday 9 October, 2017

Man rescued from Tipperary mountains after getting lost while searching for missing cattle
# Arra Mountains
# Arra Mountains

Man rescued from Tipperary mountains after getting lost while searching for missing cattle

Oct 9th 2017, 7:40 AM 20,494 Views 23 Comments

The man was reported missing in the Arra Mountains last night at about 10pm.

# coast-guard - Wednesday 4 October, 2017

Body found on Aran Islands is that of man who fell into sea in Clare two weeks ago
# Coast Guard
# Coast Guard

Body found on Aran Islands is that of man who fell into sea in Clare two weeks ago

Oct 4th 2017, 7:59 AM 12,765 Views 3 Comments

The man was named locally as Russian national Andrey Maltsev.

# coast-guard - Sunday 1 October, 2017

Helmet and lifejacket found on Mayo shore
# Rescue 116
# Rescue 116

Helmet and lifejacket found on Mayo shore

Oct 1st 2017, 7:02 PM 29,032 Views 7 Comments

Investigations are being carried out to determine whether the items belong to a missing Rescue 116 crewmember.

# coast-guard - Tuesday 19 September, 2017

Skeletal remains wash up on seashore in Clare
# Fanore
# Fanore

Skeletal remains wash up on seashore in Clare

Sep 19th 2017, 7:34 PM 42,853 Views 10 Comments

Walkers found the remains on rocks this afternoon.

# coast-guard - Monday 18 September, 2017

Heavy fog hampering search for fisherman swept into sea in Clare
# Day Three
# Day Three

Heavy fog hampering search for fisherman swept into sea in Clare

Sep 18th 2017, 9:35 AM 8,964 Views 5 Comments

It’s understood the man was fishing in the Pulleen Bay near Doonbeg.

# coast-guard - Saturday 16 September, 2017

Major search launched after fisherman swept into the sea in Clare
# Doonbeg
# Doonbeg

Major search launched after fisherman swept into the sea in Clare

Sep 16th 2017, 1:30 PM 13,971 Views 2 Comments

It’s understood the man in his forties was fishing in the Pulleen Bay near Doonbeg.

# coast-guard - Tuesday 12 September, 2017

'I am lucky I got her back' - Husband of Caitríona Lucas on one-year anniversary of her death
# Coast Guard
# Coast Guard

'I am lucky I got her back' - Husband of Caitríona Lucas on one-year anniversary of her death

Sep 12th 2017, 6:10 AM 13,139 Views 4 Comments

Caitríona died last year while on call with the Irish Coast Guard.

# coast-guard - Monday 11 September, 2017

Interim report into death of Coast Guard volunteer Caitríona Lucas published
# One Year On
# One Year On

Interim report into death of Coast Guard volunteer Caitríona Lucas published

Sep 11th 2017, 5:40 PM 13,517 Views 4 Comments

Caitríona Lucas died on 12 September last year just off Kilkee, Co Clare.

# coast-guard - Saturday 9 September, 2017

Coast Guard urges care along Atlantic coasts and cliffs due to wind alert
# Caution
# Caution

Coast Guard urges care along Atlantic coasts and cliffs due to wind alert

Sep 9th 2017, 4:41 PM 13,442 Views 0 Comments

Very high seas are also forecast for tomorrow night and Monday morning.

# coast-guard - Thursday 7 September, 2017

14-year-old girl scout's fall from helicopter 'unlikely' to have caused her death, inquest hears
# Aoife Winterlich
# Aoife Winterlich

14-year-old girl scout's fall from helicopter 'unlikely' to have caused her death, inquest hears

Sep 7th 2017, 8:46 PM 34,262 Views 0 Comments

Aoife Winterlich died after being swept out to sea at Hook Head lighthouse in December 2015.

# coast-guard - Monday 21 August, 2017

Two divers rescued off Dalkey Island
# Coast Guard
# Coast Guard

Two divers rescued off Dalkey Island

Aug 21st 2017, 7:13 AM 12,471 Views 5 Comments

They failed to surface when diving yesterday afternoon.

# coast-guard - Friday 18 August, 2017

Swimmers 'terrified' as jet skis speed around them in Dun Laoghaire
# Uneasy Jet
# Uneasy Jet

Swimmers 'terrified' as jet skis speed around them in Dun Laoghaire

Aug 18th 2017, 8:03 AM 32,230 Views 50 Comments

The Coast Guard said that it received a number of calls about the vehicles at Seapoint yesterday evening.

# coast-guard - Monday 14 August, 2017

Body recovered in search for missing Canadian diver
# Coast Guard
# Coast Guard

Body recovered in search for missing Canadian diver

Aug 14th 2017, 8:37 PM 17,791 Views 4 Comments

Three days of searches were carried out.

Body of missing hillwalker found in Donegal mountains
# Derryveagh Mountains
# Derryveagh Mountains

Body of missing hillwalker found in Donegal mountains

Aug 14th 2017, 7:16 AM 21,068 Views 2 Comments

The man was found yesterday after the alarm was raised on Saturday evening.

# coast-guard - Sunday 13 August, 2017

Diver exploring wrecks missing off Donegal
# Fanad
# Fanad

Diver exploring wrecks missing off Donegal

Aug 13th 2017, 10:49 AM 13,631 Views 8 Comments

The man was reported missing yesterday afternoon.

# coast-guard - Friday 11 August, 2017

Local boats pitch in to help as canoeist rescued after lake ordeal
# Lough Conn
# Lough Conn

Local boats pitch in to help as canoeist rescued after lake ordeal

Aug 11th 2017, 8:34 AM 16,912 Views 10 Comments

Rescue helicopter 118 and the Killala Coast Guard also assisted in the rescue.

# coast-guard - Sunday 6 August, 2017

If you're near the water this weekend, here's what you need to remember
# Water Safety
# Water Safety

If you're near the water this weekend, here's what you need to remember

Aug 6th 2017, 8:45 AM 7,102 Views 12 Comments

While temperatures out of the water can rise, the temperatures in the water rarely exceed 15C.

# coast-guard - Tuesday 1 August, 2017

US Coast Guard won't 'break faith' with transgender members
# Trans Rights
# Trans Rights

US Coast Guard won't 'break faith' with transgender members

Aug 1st 2017, 8:25 PM 18,637 Views 67 Comments

Admiral Paul Zukunft has assured transgender members of the Coast Guard that they will not be removed from duty.

# coast-guard - Sunday 30 July, 2017

Four people rescued off west Cork coast after boat's engine problems
# Courtmacsherry Bay
# Courtmacsherry Bay

Four people rescued off west Cork coast after boat's engine problems

Jul 30th 2017, 7:03 PM 14,469 Views 4 Comments

Strong winds and engine problems left four people stranded after leaving Courtmacsherry Bay this morning.

# coast-guard - Saturday 29 July, 2017

There'll be eleven masses on Croagh Patrick this weekend for Reek Sunday
# Ahoy Pilgrims
# Ahoy Pilgrims

There'll be eleven masses on Croagh Patrick this weekend for Reek Sunday

Jul 29th 2017, 7:00 AM 14,627 Views 46 Comments

A total of 25,000 people are expected to take part in the pilgrimage.

# coast-guard - Friday 21 July, 2017

Two young rowers rescued off Cork coast as they tried to row from Canada to Ireland
# So Close
# So Close

Two young rowers rescued off Cork coast as they tried to row from Canada to Ireland

Jul 21st 2017, 6:10 PM 32,176 Views 46 Comments

French-Canadian rower Joseph Gagnon and Dubliner Brian Conville were attempting to break four world records.

Coast Guard volunteer Caitríona Lucas who died on duty awarded posthumous degree
# Honourary Degree
# Honourary Degree

Coast Guard volunteer Caitríona Lucas who died on duty awarded posthumous degree

Jul 21st 2017, 11:07 AM 15,095 Views 1 Comment

Lucas was praised at the graduation ceremony in Wales, where her achievements as a volunteer were read out.

# coast-guard - Tuesday 18 July, 2017

'Runaway' car rolls down steps towards the sea at Kilkee beach
# Clare
# Clare

'Runaway' car rolls down steps towards the sea at Kilkee beach

Jul 18th 2017, 4:56 PM 66,358 Views 60 Comments

Emergency services are at the scene and no-one is believed to have been injured.

Searches resume for missing Rescue 116 crew members
# Coast Guard
# Coast Guard

Searches resume for missing Rescue 116 crew members

Jul 18th 2017, 8:10 AM 9,084 Views 4 Comments

Searches had been due to resume over the weekend but were postponed due to bad conditions.

# coast-guard - Saturday 15 July, 2017

Search for missing Rescue 116 crew members postponed until Monday due to bad weather
# Rescue 116
# Rescue 116

Search for missing Rescue 116 crew members postponed until Monday due to bad weather

Jul 15th 2017, 1:51 PM 11,505 Views 37 Comments

Strong winds, a high sea level and poor visibility made it too unsafe for the operation to commence.

# coast-guard - Friday 14 July, 2017

Favourable weather conditions to aid fresh search for missing Rescue 116 crew members
# Garda Divers
# Garda Divers

Favourable weather conditions to aid fresh search for missing Rescue 116 crew members

Jul 14th 2017, 10:36 PM 16,825 Views 21 Comments

Last night, RTÉ’s Prime Time reported that concerns over onboard mapping systems had been flagged four years ago.

# coast-guard - Thursday 13 July, 2017

Pilot flagged concerns that island was not on mapping system 4 years before Rescue 116 crash
# Search And Rescue
# Search And Rescue

Pilot flagged concerns that island was not on mapping system 4 years before Rescue 116 crash

Jul 13th 2017, 10:15 PM 27,396 Views 34 Comments

A report on RTÉ’s Prime Time detailed a series of emails between pilots and the search and rescue operator in 2013.

# coast-guard - Saturday 24 June, 2017

Boy (14) airlifted to hospital after yachting incident off Cork coast
# Coast Guard
# Coast Guard

Boy (14) airlifted to hospital after yachting incident off Cork coast

Jun 24th 2017, 6:45 PM 25,760 Views 3 Comments

In a separate incident, a man in his 50s required the help of the coast guard after a serious kitesurfing incident.

# coast-guard - Monday 19 June, 2017

Coast Guard rescues golden retriever trapped 15ft down a cliff in Sutton
# Marley
# Marley

Coast Guard rescues golden retriever trapped 15ft down a cliff in Sutton

Jun 19th 2017, 10:19 PM 21,286 Views 18 Comments

Marley had slipped near the summit of the cliff and had become trapped.

# coast-guard - Wednesday 14 June, 2017

Coast Guard issues safety warning about Dalkey Island
# Snorkelling
# Snorkelling

Coast Guard issues safety warning about Dalkey Island

Jun 14th 2017, 8:42 AM 21,266 Views 9 Comments

People on jet skis or boats have been urged to be cautious as swimmers “are virtually invisible to see until it’s too late”.

# coast-guard - Sunday 4 June, 2017

Three rescued after yacht sinks off Wexford coast
# Saltee Islands
# Saltee Islands

Three rescued after yacht sinks off Wexford coast

Jun 4th 2017, 1:21 PM 14,669 Views 7 Comments

No-one was injured in the incident.

# coast-guard - Saturday 3 June, 2017

'Always respect the water': Coast Guard and RNLI issue bank holiday warning
# Swimming
# Swimming

'Always respect the water': Coast Guard and RNLI issue bank holiday warning

Jun 3rd 2017, 7:00 AM 6,240 Views 5 Comments

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

# coast-guard - Thursday 1 June, 2017

One arrest after pleasure boat 'driven erratically' near ferry at Dublin Port
# Liffey
# Liffey

One arrest after pleasure boat 'driven erratically' near ferry at Dublin Port

Jun 1st 2017, 9:21 AM 21,144 Views 24 Comments

Gardaí and RNLI units attended the scene this morning.