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#Coast Guard

# coast-guard - Tuesday 5 May, 2015

Coast Guard unsure if Carlingford Lough distress call was a hoax
# Mystery
# Mystery

Coast Guard unsure if Carlingford Lough distress call was a hoax

May 5th 2015, 8:06 PM 14,345 Views 8 Comments

It usually gets three or four hoax calls a year.

# coast-guard - Saturday 2 May, 2015

Parents put toddlers at risk at Howth pier with high waves breaking over walls
# Cop On
# Cop On

Parents put toddlers at risk at Howth pier with high waves breaking over walls

May 2nd 2015, 1:16 PM 46,404 Views 80 Comments

The Coast Guard has warned of the dangers of these high waves, which can take people off their feet and wash them into the water.

# coast-guard - Wednesday 29 April, 2015

Fisherman airlifted from trawler over 100 miles from Irish coast
# Rescue
# Rescue

Fisherman airlifted from trawler over 100 miles from Irish coast

Apr 29th 2015, 5:58 PM 10,478 Views 8 Comments

The Coast Guard helicopter took the man to Cork University Hospital, where his condition is unknown.

# coast-guard - Sunday 19 April, 2015

Body found in search for missing oyster fisherman
# Kilrush
# Kilrush

Body found in search for missing oyster fisherman

Apr 19th 2015, 9:14 AM 13,341 Views 9 Comments

The man became stranded after the tide came in while he was collecting oysters.

# coast-guard - Friday 17 April, 2015

Man rescued by coast guard after breaking his arm on boat
# Maggie C
# Maggie C

Man rescued by coast guard after breaking his arm on boat

Apr 17th 2015, 12:33 PM 8,713 Views 11 Comments

The first rescue attempt was unsuccessful.

# coast-guard - Wednesday 15 April, 2015

Irish Sea rescue after lobster boat carrying three men capsizes
# Airlifted
# Airlifted

Irish Sea rescue after lobster boat carrying three men capsizes

Apr 15th 2015, 5:34 PM 14,288 Views 16 Comments

The men are being treated for hypothermia.

# coast-guard - Sunday 5 April, 2015

Man airlifted to hospital after falling into ravine in Waterford
# Mahon Falls
# Mahon Falls

Man airlifted to hospital after falling into ravine in Waterford

Apr 5th 2015, 10:26 AM 13,661 Views 23 Comments

It happened at in the Comeragh Mountains near Mahon Falls.

# coast-guard - Friday 3 April, 2015

Missing teenager airlifted to hospital after being found in Co Clare woods
# Rescue Operation
# Rescue Operation

Missing teenager airlifted to hospital after being found in Co Clare woods

Apr 3rd 2015, 6:11 PM 34,094 Views 5 Comments

A multi-agency search was launched yesterday.

# coast-guard - Friday 27 March, 2015

Investigation after two men badly burned by molten plastic
# Shannon
# Shannon

Investigation after two men badly burned by molten plastic

Mar 27th 2015, 8:15 AM 21,328 Views 6 Comments

The pair are currently receiving treatment at Cork University Hospital.

# coast-guard - Sunday 1 March, 2015

Search for missing 21-year-old man in River Nore
# Kilkenny
# Kilkenny

Search for missing 21-year-old man in River Nore

Mar 1st 2015, 4:30 PM 23,273 Views 2 Comments

The search started at 6.30am and is being coordinated by local gardaí on the ground.

# coast-guard - Friday 13 February, 2015

Man arrested over hoax call about person jumping into Waterford river
# Hoax
# Hoax

Man arrested over hoax call about person jumping into Waterford river

Feb 13th 2015, 1:55 PM 12,222 Views 33 Comments

Several units of emergency services were called to help in the search, including the Coast Guard helicopter.

# coast-guard - Monday 26 January, 2015

Video: Coast Guard chopper airlifts "confused" walker from Howth Head
# Winched
# Winched

Video: Coast Guard chopper airlifts "confused" walker from Howth Head

Jan 26th 2015, 7:39 AM 9,733 Views 9 Comments

The tourist, aged in his 30s, ended up trapped and unable to move on his way back up from the beach below.

# coast-guard - Sunday 25 January, 2015

Climbers stuck on ledge sparks dramatic rescue on Carrauntoohil
# Abseil
# Abseil

Climbers stuck on ledge sparks dramatic rescue on Carrauntoohil

Jan 25th 2015, 4:00 PM 15,839 Views 5 Comments

A mountain rescue team had to be airlifted to the summit to reach the climbers.

# coast-guard - Friday 9 January, 2015

Hypothermic kayakers rescued from Lough Derg after 999 call
# Coast Guard
# Coast Guard

Hypothermic kayakers rescued from Lough Derg after 999 call

Jan 9th 2015, 9:46 PM 14,533 Views 18 Comments

A call came into the Coast Guard at around 2.30pm.

# coast-guard - Sunday 4 January, 2015

Photos: Coast Guard rescues a dog trapped at Howth cliff
# Ruff Afternoon
# Ruff Afternoon

Photos: Coast Guard rescues a dog trapped at Howth cliff

Jan 4th 2015, 4:46 PM 12,741 Views 17 Comments

The dog is reported to be in ‘good form’ after the rescue.

Injured kayaker rescued from Clare Glens in two hour operation
# Teamwork
# Teamwork

Injured kayaker rescued from Clare Glens in two hour operation

Jan 4th 2015, 7:56 AM 11,341 Views 17 Comments

Crews from the Coast Guard, South East Mountain Rescue, the fire service and the National Ambulance Service all worked together in the rescue.

# coast-guard - Wednesday 31 December, 2014

The Coast Guard saved 260 lives this year
# Rescue Me
# Rescue Me

The Coast Guard saved 260 lives this year

Dec 31st 2014, 2:23 PM 4,005 Views 8 Comments

It was a very busy year for the Coast Guard. Here are all the details.

# coast-guard - Monday 15 December, 2014

Bodies of man and woman recovered from River Lee
# Cork City Centre
# Cork City Centre

Bodies of man and woman recovered from River Lee

Dec 15th 2014, 7:31 AM 12,534 Views 5 Comments

Gardaí are currently not treating the deaths as suspicious.

# coast-guard - Monday 1 December, 2014

Fog rescue heart attack victim pronounced dead on arrival
# Three Rock
# Three Rock

Fog rescue heart attack victim pronounced dead on arrival

Dec 1st 2014, 10:32 AM 27,386 Views 12 Comments

The man was airlifted by the coast guard from three rock mountain in Dún Laoighaire-Rathdown.

Human skull found on Dublin beach
# Investigation
# Investigation

Human skull found on Dublin beach

Dec 1st 2014, 10:08 AM 16,526 Views 3 Comments

The discovery was made by a man walking in Sutton.

# coast-guard - Monday 24 November, 2014

Coast Guard chopper called in after mapping worker suffers cliff fall
# Ordnance Survey
# Ordnance Survey

Coast Guard chopper called in after mapping worker suffers cliff fall

Nov 24th 2014, 6:26 PM 18,118 Views 10 Comments

The 54-year-old was carrying out mapping work on behalf of Ordnance Survey Ireland.

# coast-guard - Friday 14 November, 2014

Man dies after seven people get into difficulty while kayaking
# Wicklow
# Wicklow

Man dies after seven people get into difficulty while kayaking

Nov 14th 2014, 7:26 AM 18,914 Views 17 Comments

Three people were taken to hospital.

# coast-guard - Monday 27 October, 2014

Man in hospital after being rescued from Dollymount Beach
# Winched To Safety
# Winched To Safety

Man in hospital after being rescued from Dollymount Beach

Oct 27th 2014, 3:08 PM 18,468 Views 12 Comments

A member of the public alerted the Coast Guard this morning.

# coast-guard - Tuesday 21 October, 2014

Relax everyone... The lone puppy trapped in a mineshaft in Cork has now been rescued
# Beaglemania
# Beaglemania

Relax everyone... The lone puppy trapped in a mineshaft in Cork has now been rescued

Oct 21st 2014, 2:26 PM 15,033 Views 30 Comments

How do you get four beagles out of a mineshaft? Here’s how.

These 3 beagle puppies were rescued from a mineshaft ... but one is still missing
# The Beagles Have Landed
# The Beagles Have Landed

These 3 beagle puppies were rescued from a mineshaft ... but one is still missing

Oct 21st 2014, 7:59 AM 8,955 Views 7 Comments

One of their siblings is still down the mineshaft this morning — but it’s hoped he’ll come out of his own accord.

# coast-guard - Monday 20 October, 2014

A puppy is stuck down a mine shaft in Cork
# Beagle
# Beagle

A puppy is stuck down a mine shaft in Cork

Oct 20th 2014, 8:19 PM 25,029 Views 34 Comments

But three of its siblings were rescued earlier today.

# coast-guard - Tuesday 14 October, 2014

Man airlifted to hospital after getting into difficulty while swimming at Forty Foot
# 999 Call
# 999 Call

Man airlifted to hospital after getting into difficulty while swimming at Forty Foot

Oct 14th 2014, 1:03 PM 7,326 Views 14 Comments

He’s said to be suffering from hypothermia.

# coast-guard - Friday 19 September, 2014

Man stabbed on merchant vessel airlifted to hospital
# Rescue
# Rescue

Man stabbed on merchant vessel airlifted to hospital

Sep 19th 2014, 10:58 AM 9,378 Views 6 Comments

The man is said to be in a critical condition.

# coast-guard - Saturday 6 September, 2014

Man's body recovered from Boyne in centre of Drogheda
# River Boyne
# River Boyne

Man's body recovered from Boyne in centre of Drogheda

Sep 6th 2014, 3:39 PM 19,247 Views 0 Comments

A member of public spotted the body in the water this morning, and alerted gardaí.

# coast-guard - Friday 29 August, 2014

Coast Guard save angler in eight-hour operation
# Rescue
# Rescue

Coast Guard save angler in eight-hour operation

Aug 29th 2014, 7:25 PM 13,396 Views 12 Comments

The man was on the other side of a flooded river.

# coast-guard - Wednesday 27 August, 2014

Rescue in Waterford City for man in the river at Rice Bridge
# River Suir
# River Suir

Rescue in Waterford City for man in the river at Rice Bridge

Aug 27th 2014, 2:41 PM 13,618 Views 10 Comments

The man was spotted entering the water shortly before 9am.

# coast-guard - Tuesday 26 August, 2014

Family with three kids rescued after getting lost in Clare woods
# Off The Beaten Track
# Off The Beaten Track

Family with three kids rescued after getting lost in Clare woods

Aug 26th 2014, 8:25 AM 21,604 Views 65 Comments

The family drifted off the footpath and became disorientated while on a night time walk.

# coast-guard - Sunday 17 August, 2014

Photographer dies after falling into the water in Donegal
# Coast Guard
# Coast Guard

Photographer dies after falling into the water in Donegal

Aug 17th 2014, 7:59 PM 51,226 Views 48 Comments

The accident happened near Fanad Lighthouse.

# coast-guard - Thursday 14 August, 2014

Two found alive and body of man recovered in Cork search
# Coast Guard
# Coast Guard

Two found alive and body of man recovered in Cork search

Aug 14th 2014, 7:27 AM 28,449 Views 13 Comments

The yacht went missing yesterday between Baltimore and Schull.

# coast-guard - Wednesday 6 August, 2014

Family of four trapped on rocks winched to safety by helicopter
# Safe And Sound
# Safe And Sound

Family of four trapped on rocks winched to safety by helicopter

Aug 6th 2014, 10:27 PM 19,948 Views 2 Comments

A member of the public called for help after hearing the family shouting out.

Coast guard recover body from Roaringwater Bay in Cork
# Swimmer
# Swimmer

Coast guard recover body from Roaringwater Bay in Cork

Aug 6th 2014, 3:45 PM 14,275 Views 2 Comments

Gardaí are not treating the death as suspicious.

# coast-guard - Monday 4 August, 2014

Tweeting dog survives 90-metre plunge into the Atlantic
# Sea Dog
# Sea Dog

Tweeting dog survives 90-metre plunge into the Atlantic

Aug 4th 2014, 4:49 PM 14,953 Views 15 Comments

Vimes is now home recovering from his big day.

# coast-guard - Saturday 26 July, 2014

Coast Guard warns swimmers against "literally jumping into the unknown"
# On The Beach
# On The Beach

Coast Guard warns swimmers against "literally jumping into the unknown"

Jul 26th 2014, 6:45 AM 16,680 Views 10 Comments

There’s been a surge in the number of people heading to the country’s beaches and swimming spots in the last week.

# coast-guard - Monday 21 July, 2014

Woman dies after falling into the water in Lough Derg
# Tipperary
# Tipperary

Woman dies after falling into the water in Lough Derg

Jul 21st 2014, 8:35 AM 23,688 Views 0 Comments

The woman and a male companion were returning to their boat at the marina near Dromineer.

# coast-guard - Sunday 20 July, 2014

Three people airlifted from Croagh Patrick after sustaining injuries
# Rescue
# Rescue

Three people airlifted from Croagh Patrick after sustaining injuries

Jul 20th 2014, 4:28 PM 18,186 Views 18 Comments

One climber on the mountain warned that conditions were difficult.