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Saturday 9 December 2023 Dublin: 10°C

# Coast Guard

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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.
Bear Grylls pays tribute to late Coast Guard volunteer Caitríona Lucas
He said people like her are “unsung heroes”.
'We come together in the most distressing situations': Hundreds to take part in emergency services parade
The annual parade and gala will focus on safety and will also pay tribute to members of the services who lost their lives in the line of duty.
Man taken to hospital after empty boat found off Galway
His condition is described as critical.
"It's not the kind of job you can do if you don't like getting up at night" - a day in the life of a Coast Guard pilot
Chief Pilot at the Coast Guard base at Waterford Airport Mark McDermott showed around for a day.
Woman in critical condition after attack by cow which left pet dog dead
The incident happened on a popular lakeland beauty spot on Lough Erne, Co Fermanagh.
Search resumes for man in his 20s who got into difficulty swimming off Donegal coast
The search resumed at first light.
Injured sailor clinging to side of boat rescued off Cork coast
Crosshaven RNLI lifeboat rescued the man from the East Ferry channel yesterday evening.
Body found off west Cork coast after search for missing fisherman
The local man who was in his 60s was reported missing yesterday.
Search underway after elderly fisherman's boat found off Cork coast
The search is focusing on Toe Head and Mizen Head.
15 people had to be rescued in multiple incidents at sea yesterday
Three separate marine rescues were carried out yesterday.
Man's body recovered from Carrauntoohil
It’s believed the man fell while hiking yesterday.
Man taken to hospital after falling from cliff in Howth
The incident occurred yesterday afternoon.
Woman dies after being swept in to the sea in Co Clare
The tragedy happened this morning.
Boy (13) flown to hospital after falling into sinkhole
The boy is not believed to have suffered any serious injuries.
Video shows the difference a life jacket makes when you fall in Irish waters
The Coast Guard is particularly urging those who take part in shore-related activities to wear life jackets.
Scuba diver dies after getting into difficulty off Waterford coast
The man (38) was airlifted to hospital by the Coast Guard.
Two fishermen rescued after their boat sinks off the Cork coast
The rescue happened about 10 miles of Dursey Island.
Body found during search for missing man off Clare
The discovery was made shortly after 8am this morning.
Search continues for missing man at Cliffs of Moher
Today was the fourth day of the search for the missing man.
Search to resume for man last seen at Wicklow lake
The man was last seen shortly before 5pm yesterday evening.
Man taken to hospital after getting into trouble on dive in Howth
The man is understood to be in stable condition.
Second car discovered during River Lee search
The alarm was raised shortly before 6am this morning.
Lobster fisherman rescued by helicopter after becoming caught in ropes
The incident happened off the coast of Donegal yesterday evening.
Mystery emergency signal sends coastguard on chase around Dun Laoghaire
They even called to houses but the source of the signal couldn’t be found.
Three fishermen rescued by helicopter after boat capsizes in sea
The crew of the fishing boat were hospitalised with hypothermia.
Five people dead and baby girl rescued after vehicle goes into water at pier in Donegal
Children are among the dead.
Body recovered after car goes into water at Howth harbour
The Coast Guard was alerted by a member of the public.
Body found during massive search for missing man in Clare
Gardaí are not treating the death as suspicious.
Coast Guard made to wait 25 minutes for ambulance, gave up and transported patient to hospital in jeep
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
The horse was being swept downstream into Lough Derg.
5,000 homes without power as Ireland gears up for a night of Storm Frank ferocity
Four separate weather warnings are in place as heavy rainfall is expected across the country tonight.
Man killed by shark attack as he was clinging to a rescue buoy in Caribbean
Coast guard rescuers were trying to get to the man from a helicopter at the time.
LE Aisling joins search for fisherman who fell overboard off Kerry coast
The man was working on a Spanish fishing vessel when he fell into the water.
Six-year-old girl airlifted to hospital after being overcome by bleach fumes
Emergency services were called to the girl’s home this afternoon.
Investigation after teenage girl rescued from water at Hook Head was dropped back into the sea
The girl remains in a critical condition in hospital.
Kayakers rescue man found floating in sea off Clare coast
He is believed to have fallen into the water from a pier.
Body recovered off Clare coast on third day of search for missing man
The alarm was raised shortly after 11am on Monday morning.
Coast guard rescues man having a possible stroke
The man was taken to hospital in just four minutes.