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#Coast Guard

# coast-guard - Sunday 10 April, 2016

Lobster fisherman rescued by helicopter after becoming caught in ropes
# Heroic Rescue
# Heroic Rescue

Lobster fisherman rescued by helicopter after becoming caught in ropes

Apr 10th 2016, 2:42 PM 19,045 Views 10 Comments

The incident happened off the coast of Donegal yesterday evening.

# coast-guard - Wednesday 30 March, 2016

Mystery emergency signal sends coastguard on chase around Dun Laoghaire

Mystery emergency signal sends coastguard on chase around Dun Laoghaire

Mar 30th 2016, 10:57 AM 20,817 Views 12 Comments

They even called to houses but the source of the signal couldn’t be found.

# coast-guard - Monday 21 March, 2016

Three fishermen rescued by helicopter after boat capsizes in sea
# Carlingford
# Carlingford

Three fishermen rescued by helicopter after boat capsizes in sea

Mar 21st 2016, 8:03 AM 8,147 Views 2 Comments

The crew of the fishing boat were hospitalised with hypothermia.

# coast-guard - Sunday 20 March, 2016

Five people dead and baby girl rescued after vehicle goes into water at pier in Donegal
# Buncrana
# Buncrana

Five people dead and baby girl rescued after vehicle goes into water at pier in Donegal

Mar 20th 2016, 11:55 PM 189,458 Views 68 Comments

Children are among the dead.

# coast-guard - Friday 18 March, 2016

Body recovered after car goes into water at Howth harbour
# Tragedy
# Tragedy

Body recovered after car goes into water at Howth harbour

Mar 18th 2016, 10:12 PM 94,058 Views 14 Comments

The Coast Guard was alerted by a member of the public.

# coast-guard - Saturday 9 January, 2016

Body found during massive search for missing man in Clare
# Volunteers
# Volunteers

Body found during massive search for missing man in Clare

Jan 9th 2016, 6:04 PM 28,030 Views 4 Comments

Gardaí are not treating the death as suspicious.

# coast-guard - Saturday 2 January, 2016

Coast Guard made to wait 25 minutes for ambulance, gave up and transported patient to hospital in jeep
# Rescue
# Rescue

Coast Guard made to wait 25 minutes for ambulance, gave up and transported patient to hospital in jeep

Jan 2nd 2016, 4:18 PM 37,155 Views 67 Comments

The Coast Guard helicopter had rescued a man in his 70s, suffering from “severe hypothermia”, from a beach in north Dublin.

Video: Horse rescued after falling into river and being swept downstream
# Lough Derg
# Lough Derg

Video: Horse rescued after falling into river and being swept downstream

Jan 2nd 2016, 3:52 PM 20,164 Views 12 Comments

The horse was being swept downstream into Lough Derg.

# coast-guard - Tuesday 29 December, 2015

5,000 homes without power as Ireland gears up for a night of Storm Frank ferocity
# Weather
# Weather

5,000 homes without power as Ireland gears up for a night of Storm Frank ferocity

Dec 29th 2015, 10:39 PM 117,585 Views 83 Comments

Four separate weather warnings are in place as heavy rainfall is expected across the country tonight.

# coast-guard - Tuesday 22 December, 2015

Man killed by shark attack as he was clinging to a rescue buoy in Caribbean
# Aruba
# Aruba

Man killed by shark attack as he was clinging to a rescue buoy in Caribbean

Dec 22nd 2015, 7:30 AM 27,845 Views 22 Comments

Coast guard rescuers were trying to get to the man from a helicopter at the time.

# coast-guard - Thursday 17 December, 2015

LE Aisling joins search for fisherman who fell overboard off Kerry coast
# Kerry
# Kerry

LE Aisling joins search for fisherman who fell overboard off Kerry coast

Dec 17th 2015, 7:30 AM 15,969 Views 6 Comments

The man was working on a Spanish fishing vessel when he fell into the water.

# coast-guard - Sunday 13 December, 2015

Six-year-old girl airlifted to hospital after being overcome by bleach fumes
# Clare
# Clare

Six-year-old girl airlifted to hospital after being overcome by bleach fumes

Dec 13th 2015, 8:06 PM 40,676 Views 0 Comments

Emergency services were called to the girl’s home this afternoon.

# coast-guard - Tuesday 8 December, 2015

Investigation after teenage girl rescued from water at Hook Head was dropped back into the sea
# Hook Head
# Hook Head

Investigation after teenage girl rescued from water at Hook Head was dropped back into the sea

Dec 8th 2015, 1:55 PM 35,013 Views 41 Comments

The girl remains in a critical condition in hospital.

# coast-guard - Monday 2 November, 2015

Kayakers rescue man found floating in sea off Clare coast
# Lucky Rescue
# Lucky Rescue

Kayakers rescue man found floating in sea off Clare coast

Nov 2nd 2015, 10:10 AM 12,485 Views 9 Comments

He is believed to have fallen into the water from a pier.

# coast-guard - Wednesday 28 October, 2015

Body recovered off Clare coast on third day of search for missing man
# CAHERUSH POINT
# CAHERUSH POINT

Body recovered off Clare coast on third day of search for missing man

Oct 28th 2015, 8:17 PM 25,419 Views 5 Comments

The alarm was raised shortly after 11am on Monday morning.

# coast-guard - Tuesday 20 October, 2015

Coast guard rescues man having a possible stroke
# Dún Laoghaire
# Dún Laoghaire

Coast guard rescues man having a possible stroke

Oct 20th 2015, 7:19 PM 15,947 Views 9 Comments

The man was taken to hospital in just four minutes.

# coast-guard - Monday 19 October, 2015

Investigation launched into "regrettable" hoax Coastguard call off Cork coast
# Hoax
# Hoax

Investigation launched into "regrettable" hoax Coastguard call off Cork coast

Oct 19th 2015, 11:20 AM 41,698 Views 18 Comments

No vessel was discovered after an extensive search of the coastline.

# coast-guard - Monday 5 October, 2015

Body recovered following large-scale operation after person seen in Liffey
# Dublin
# Dublin

Body recovered following large-scale operation after person seen in Liffey

Oct 5th 2015, 11:58 AM 37,537 Views 15 Comments

Gardaí, the Coast Guard, Dublin Fire Brigade and the RNLI all responded.

# coast-guard - Friday 25 September, 2015

Fishermen find body off Mayo coast
# Lacken Bay
# Lacken Bay

Fishermen find body off Mayo coast

Sep 25th 2015, 8:43 PM 19,730 Views 12 Comments

The remains have not yet been identified.

# coast-guard - Saturday 12 September, 2015

Coast Guard searches through the night for missing fisherman
# Mayo
# Mayo

Coast Guard searches through the night for missing fisherman

Sep 12th 2015, 9:43 AM 7,945 Views 2 Comments

The man has been missing off the Mayo coast since last night.

# coast-guard - Monday 31 August, 2015

Shoe found in search for missing Japanese couple
# Clare
# Clare

Shoe found in search for missing Japanese couple

Aug 31st 2015, 6:37 PM 22,920 Views 4 Comments

A man’s body was found yesterday.

# coast-guard - Sunday 30 August, 2015

Body found in search for missing tourist couple in Clare
# Japanese Couple
# Japanese Couple

Body found in search for missing tourist couple in Clare

Aug 30th 2015, 7:59 PM 56,173 Views 12 Comments

A diver taking part in the search made the discovery in waters off George’s Head.

# coast-guard - Saturday 29 August, 2015

Two bridge workers die after cage falls into River Shannon in Limerick
# Thomond Bridge
# Thomond Bridge

Two bridge workers die after cage falls into River Shannon in Limerick

Aug 29th 2015, 8:31 PM 62,526 Views 43 Comments

Three men were working on Thomond Bridge at the time.

# coast-guard - Wednesday 26 August, 2015

Search for Japanese couple missing in Clare wound down for night
# Kilkee
# Kilkee

Search for Japanese couple missing in Clare wound down for night

Aug 26th 2015, 9:36 PM 45,518 Views 21 Comments

The pair failed to return to their car on Saturday and missed their flight out of Shannon yesterday.

# coast-guard - Monday 17 August, 2015

Search for missing fisherman swept off Kerry rocks to resume today
# Coastguard
# Coastguard

Search for missing fisherman swept off Kerry rocks to resume today

Aug 17th 2015, 9:56 AM 9,209 Views 7 Comments

The Chinese man was on fishing from some rocks when a rogue wave swept him out to sea.

# coast-guard - Saturday 15 August, 2015

Search resumes for missing Chinese fisherman swept off the rocks
# Rescue Operation
# Rescue Operation

Search resumes for missing Chinese fisherman swept off the rocks

Aug 15th 2015, 1:30 PM 23,386 Views 13 Comments

The man was swept off Kerry Head yesterday afternoon.

'It doesn't look cool' is one of the top five excuses coast guards hear from people not wearing lifejackets
# Life Jackets
# Life Jackets

'It doesn't look cool' is one of the top five excuses coast guards hear from people not wearing lifejackets

Aug 15th 2015, 7:00 AM 10,558 Views 20 Comments

Heard them all now.

# coast-guard - Friday 7 August, 2015

Man hit by propeller of out-of-control boat after falling overboard
# Clew Bay
# Clew Bay

Man hit by propeller of out-of-control boat after falling overboard

Aug 7th 2015, 7:58 AM 14,070 Views 19 Comments

He was rushed to hospital by helicopter.

# coast-guard - Wednesday 5 August, 2015

Woman rescued from rocks on Co Clare coast
# Call Out
# Call Out

Woman rescued from rocks on Co Clare coast

Aug 5th 2015, 11:59 PM 17,890 Views 6 Comments

She was taken by ambulance to University Hospital Limerick.

# coast-guard - Monday 3 August, 2015

Garda and Coast Guard choppers rescue stranded walkers (and dogs) off Sandymount
# Off The Strand
# Off The Strand

Garda and Coast Guard choppers rescue stranded walkers (and dogs) off Sandymount

Aug 3rd 2015, 5:10 PM 41,462 Views 28 Comments

We’re told both dogs have “slept for the rest of the day” after all the excitement.

Lucky escape for paraglider who crashed on Waterford mountain
# Comeragh
# Comeragh

Lucky escape for paraglider who crashed on Waterford mountain

Aug 3rd 2015, 2:50 PM 16,142 Views 9 Comments

The man crashed near the summit of Seefin Mountain, and was airlifted down by the Rescue 117 crew.

# coast-guard - Saturday 1 August, 2015

German teenager in serious condition after falling from cliff in Clare
# Loop Head Peninsula
# Loop Head Peninsula

German teenager in serious condition after falling from cliff in Clare

Aug 1st 2015, 8:40 PM 30,915 Views 12 Comments

He suffered a number of injuries.

# coast-guard - Wednesday 22 July, 2015

Body recovered from sea off Clare coast
# Cliffs Of Moher
# Cliffs Of Moher

Body recovered from sea off Clare coast

Jul 22nd 2015, 8:14 AM 26,609 Views 16 Comments

The man was seen going into the water from the cliffs on Monday evening.

# coast-guard - Saturday 18 July, 2015

Two youths stranded on rocks airlifted to hospital
# Kerry
# Kerry

Two youths stranded on rocks airlifted to hospital

Jul 18th 2015, 6:39 PM 20,708 Views 5 Comments

The incident happened at around 4pm this afternoon on Nun’s Beach in Co Kerry.

# coast-guard - Monday 13 July, 2015

'When you respond to accidents, you know how badly blood donations are needed'
# Summer Drought
# Summer Drought

'When you respond to accidents, you know how badly blood donations are needed'

Jul 13th 2015, 7:40 PM 10,697 Views 23 Comments

Emergency services have issued an appeal for more people to donate blood.

# coast-guard - Friday 3 July, 2015

Kayakers rescued after becoming lost in heavy fog
# Howth
# Howth

Kayakers rescued after becoming lost in heavy fog

Jul 3rd 2015, 11:28 AM 13,138 Views 15 Comments

The kayakers used their paddles to attract attention.

# coast-guard - Tuesday 16 June, 2015

A man has died after falling overboard from a fishing boat in Donegal
# Drowning
# Drowning

A man has died after falling overboard from a fishing boat in Donegal

Jun 16th 2015, 10:50 PM 22,411 Views 4 Comments

The alarm was raised at around 3pm.

# coast-guard - Sunday 7 June, 2015

26 people have been rescued from the freezing River Foyle after their canoes capsized
# Derry
# Derry

26 people have been rescued from the freezing River Foyle after their canoes capsized

Jun 7th 2015, 8:28 AM 10,310 Views 6 Comments

A boating fundraiser for the YMCA went badly wrong.

# coast-guard - Monday 25 May, 2015

Quick-thinking pier walker rescues woman in water using a dog leash
# Rescue
# Rescue

Quick-thinking pier walker rescues woman in water using a dog leash

May 25th 2015, 10:36 PM 40,514 Views 26 Comments

The incident took place in Dun Laoghaire earlier today.

# coast-guard - Monday 11 May, 2015

Man's body recovered from Dublin Bay
# Coast Guard
# Coast Guard

Man's body recovered from Dublin Bay

May 11th 2015, 8:30 AM 22,618 Views 2 Comments

Gardaí are investigating.