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Tuesday 26 September 2023 Dublin: 15°C

# Coast Guard

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Wreckage of Rescue 116 brought ashore
The helicopter crashed three weeks ago while preparing to refuel at Blacksod, County Mayo.
'We'll do it as long as it takes': Massive community effort to feed Rescue 116 search teams
Groups from all over the country are sending food to the local co-op near Blacksod.
'We need those boys home': Sister of missing Rescue 116 crewman appeals for search help from fishermen
Orla Smith – whose brother Ciarán Smith remains missing – said that she and her family were trying to stay as strong as possible.
Wreckage of Rescue 116 recovered but no sign of missing crew members
Crew members Paul Ormsby and Ciarán Smith are still missing.
Here's What Happened Today: Saturday
Rescue 116′s flight recorders, the search for a body in Finglas and a landslide in Colombia…
'No mechanical anomalies' discovered in initial analysis of R116 flight recorders
The AAIU said it was mindful that S-92A helicopters are in operation around the world in a variety of roles.
Search teams will attempt to lift wreckage of Rescue 116 today
The location of Paul Ormsby (53) and Ciarán Smith (38) remains unknown.
Cloud turns to light as Captain Mark Duffy makes his final journey
The funeral of the Coast Guard pilot, who died when his Rescue 116 helicopter crashed off the Mayo coast a fortnight ago, took place in Blackrock, Louth, yesterday.
Rescuers will try to lift the wreckage of Rescue 116 from the sea today
The body of Captain Mark Duffy was recovered from the wreckage of the downed aircraft over the weekend.
Body recovered from Rescue 116 wreckage identified as Captain Mark Duffy
The Coast Guard member’s body was recovered from the wreckage and brought ashore today.
Hopes that dives to wreckage of Rescue 116 can begin today
Favourable weather conditions are expected this morning which will allow divers to reach the wreckage of the helicopter beneath the water.
Underwater device with cameras and grabbers used in search for Rescue 116
The high tech device gives investigators a better view of the crash site.
No dives as weather disrupts search for Rescue 116
Captain Mark Duffy, winch operator Paul Ormsby and winchman Ciarán Smith remain missing.
Miscommunication over severity of fisherman's injury responsible for last journey of R116
It was thought the fisherman had lost his entire hand, instead it was just the tip of his thumb which was severed.
Coast Guard and RNLI rescue eight people from overturned boat off Sligo
Two people have been hospitalised following the incident.
Rescue 116: Search for Coast Guard flight recorder gets underway
Today is the third day of the search for the three missing crew members.
'We thanked them for the family members which they lent to this nation' - Anxious wait for news of Rescue 116
Shane Ross spoke softly of the families being “devastated”.
Dara Fitzpatrick's family pay tribute to her, saying 'We'll raise Fionn as she wanted'
“She loved her job because she loved helping people. That sounds trite but it was true.”
Rescue 116: Black box homing beacon detected in search for missing crew
Search teams are looking for three missing crew men.
'You hang on to a thread of hope but are fearful' - The search for Rescue 116
Three crew members are yet to be recovered.
Searches continue for missing Coast Guard crew Mark Duffy, Paul Ormsby and Ciarán Smith
Captain Dara Fitzpatrick was recovered earlier but she died shortly afterwards.
Sister leads tributes to 'brave' Captain Dara Fitzpatrick who lost life in Coast Guard crash
She was a well-known senior pilot with the Coast Guard.
Search continues for three members of Coast Guard helicopter crew
Contact with the helicopter, which has four crew members on board, was lost at 1am this morning.
'Challenging conditions' as crewman rescued by helicopter 180km off Mayo
The Russian crewman was described as needing ‘urgent medical attention’.
Coast Guard operation underway after man falls ill on fishing boat
The rescue services are heading to the scene.
Coast Guard rescues severely injured Russian fisherman 140 miles out at sea in heavy winds
Rescue 115 and Rescue 117 were involved in the mission.
Walkers warned to be careful on coasts as high winds expected
Yesterday, calls were received as photographers attempted to take pictures of the waves.
Man rescued from sinking yacht off Co Cork coast
The alarm was raised this afternoon at 4.20pm.
Man dies in hospital after falling into Lough Derg
The man was airlifted to Limerick University Hospital this morning.
'It's what we do' - Husband of Coast Guard volunteer back on the water after her death
Speaking on tonight’s Late Late Show, Bernard Lucas paid tribute to his wife and his community.
Body of elderly man reported missing yesterday found in Donegal
It is understood that foul play is not suspected in the death of Patrick Ward.
Location apps could save your life if you get into trouble on a Christmas walk
The Coast Guard is asking people to use apps on their phone to provide them with specific GPS coordinates.
'A fitting tribute': Coastguards called to rescue operation at ceremony to remember people lost at sea
Caitríona Lucas, the Coast Guard volunteer who died in September, is among those being remembered.
The Achill Island Coast Guard is getting very creative with its Storm Barbara updates
Here’s the tale of Babs and Gail.
Cork farmer airlifted to hospital after farm accident
It’s understood that his injuries are from a tractor related accident.
Fisherman rescued after three-hour Coast Guard helicopter mission
The Department of Transport said the winds were high, but well within the capabilities of the helicopter.
Man rescued from cliff ledge after falling into the sea
The man managed to get himself back onto rocks.
Coast Guard airlifts casualty from Comeragh Mountains
The injured person’s condition is not yet known.
Poisonous sea creatures spotted on several beaches along the west coast
The public have been warned not to touch the creature, and if they do get stung, to call 112 immediately.