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Thursday 28 September 2023 Dublin: 15°C

# Coast Guard

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Coast Guard urges care along Atlantic coasts and cliffs due to wind alert
Very high seas are also forecast for tomorrow night and Monday morning.
14-year-old girl scout's fall from helicopter 'unlikely' to have caused her death, inquest hears
Aoife Winterlich died after being swept out to sea at Hook Head lighthouse in December 2015.
Two divers rescued off Dalkey Island
They failed to surface when diving yesterday afternoon.
Swimmers 'terrified' as jet skis speed around them in Dun Laoghaire
The Coast Guard said that it received a number of calls about the vehicles at Seapoint yesterday evening.
Body recovered in search for missing Canadian diver
Three days of searches were carried out.
Body of missing hillwalker found in Donegal mountains
The man was found yesterday after the alarm was raised on Saturday evening.
Diver exploring wrecks missing off Donegal
The man was reported missing yesterday afternoon.
Local boats pitch in to help as canoeist rescued after lake ordeal
Rescue helicopter 118 and the Killala Coast Guard also assisted in the rescue.
If you're near the water this weekend, here's what you need to remember
While temperatures out of the water can rise, the temperatures in the water rarely exceed 15C.
US Coast Guard won't 'break faith' with transgender members
Admiral Paul Zukunft has assured transgender members of the Coast Guard that they will not be removed from duty.
Four people rescued off west Cork coast after boat's engine problems
Strong winds and engine problems left four people stranded after leaving Courtmacsherry Bay this morning.
There'll be eleven masses on Croagh Patrick this weekend for Reek Sunday
A total of 25,000 people are expected to take part in the pilgrimage.
Two young rowers rescued off Cork coast as they tried to row from Canada to Ireland
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
Lucas was praised at the graduation ceremony in Wales, where her achievements as a volunteer were read out.
'Runaway' car rolls down steps towards the sea at Kilkee beach
Emergency services are at the scene and no-one is believed to have been injured.
Searches resume for missing Rescue 116 crew members
Searches had been due to resume over the weekend but were postponed due to bad conditions.
Search for missing Rescue 116 crew members postponed until Monday due to bad weather
Strong winds, a high sea level and poor visibility made it too unsafe for the operation to commence.
Favourable weather conditions to aid fresh search for missing Rescue 116 crew members
Last night, RTÉ’s Prime Time reported that concerns over onboard mapping systems had been flagged four years ago.
Pilot flagged concerns that island was not on mapping system 4 years before Rescue 116 crash
A report on RTÉ’s Prime Time detailed a series of emails between pilots and the search and rescue operator in 2013.
Boy (14) airlifted to hospital after yachting incident off Cork coast
In a separate incident, a man in his 50s required the help of the coast guard after a serious kitesurfing incident.
Coast Guard rescues golden retriever trapped 15ft down a cliff in Sutton
Marley had slipped near the summit of the cliff and had become trapped.
Coast Guard issues safety warning about Dalkey Island
People on jet skis or boats have been urged to be cautious as swimmers “are virtually invisible to see until it’s too late”.
Three rescued after yacht sinks off Wexford coast
No-one was injured in the incident.
'Always respect the water': Coast Guard and RNLI issue bank holiday warning
Lots of people will be enjoying Ireland’s coastline over the summer.
One arrest after pleasure boat 'driven erratically' near ferry at Dublin Port
Gardaí and RNLI units attended the scene this morning.
Body recovered after car enters water at Dun Laoghaire harbour
The alarm was raised at 5.30am this morning.
Two men in serious condition after Cliffs of Moher accident
It is understood the men fell near the base of the cliff at around 1pm.
Body recovered in search for missing fisherman off Skerries
The man has been named locally as 28-year-old Jamie McAlister.
While training last night, the Coast Guard was called to help tourists adrift near Sandymount beach
The two Finnish tourists were uninjured.
Massive search off Howth coast after reports of person in trouble
Over 40 people were involved in the search effort.
Summer warning: Don't be messing about with smartphones around crashing waves
People are still putting their lives at risk at the country’s coasts and waterways.
'I was thinking I was going to die' - Surfer rescued by Belfast Coast Guard after 32 hours at sea
Belfast Coastguard coordinated the search for Matthew Bryce from Airdrie in Scotland.
The moment a young surfer was rescued after 32 hours at sea
The Coastguard said that the man’s thick suit helped him survive for so long at sea.
Man airlifted to hospital after serious fall on Mourne Mountains
The man remains in a critical condition today.
Man (40s) dies after Cliffs of Moher parachute jump
The man was airlifted to Galway University Hospital.
Three people 'extremely lucky to survive' boat overturning on River Boyne
The Coast Guard rescued the group after a member of the public raised the alarm.
'We're gone': Final words of R116 crew released in preliminary report
The preliminary report recommends a review of “all route guides in use by its Search and Rescue helicopters in Ireland”.
Volunteers involved in search for Rescue 116 crewmen 'disgusted' to be charged toll
Carrick River Rescue claimed they were stopped and charged on the M7 toll after taking part in Rescue 116 search.
Over 100 boats to search for missing Rescue 116 crew
It’s thought that local knowledge of tides and currents will be crucial in the search effort.
Major search operation to begin Saturday for missing Rescue 116 crew
The Coast Guard, the LÉ Ciara and local fishermen will be involved in the search over the weekend.