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#Coast Guard

# 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 23,689 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 18,188 Views 18 Comments

One climber on the mountain warned that conditions were difficult.

# coast-guard - Monday 14 July, 2014

Swimmer injured after jumping off rocks in Howth
# Rescue
# Rescue

Swimmer injured after jumping off rocks in Howth

Jul 14th 2014, 9:05 PM 22,301 Views 38 Comments

The male swimmer is believed to have suffered a back injury while jumping off 30 foot cliffs into the water.

# coast-guard - Thursday 3 July, 2014

Four people rescued in three separate incidents on Wicklow beach
# Wicklow Rnli
# Wicklow Rnli

Four people rescued in three separate incidents on Wicklow beach

Jul 3rd 2014, 12:20 AM 25,644 Views 15 Comments

No one was seriously injured in any of the incidents.

# coast-guard - Wednesday 2 July, 2014

Two divers die in west Cork diving accident
# Coast Guard
# Coast Guard

Two divers die in west Cork diving accident

Jul 2nd 2014, 10:00 PM 33,004 Views 24 Comments

The two men were exploring a wreck off the Cork coast.

# coast-guard - Saturday 28 June, 2014

Body taken from the sea off Donegal
# Donegal
# Donegal

Body taken from the sea off Donegal

Jun 28th 2014, 1:01 PM 10,267 Views 2 Comments

The man’s fishing vessel was spotted early this morning.

# coast-guard - Tuesday 24 June, 2014

Coast Guard warnings after children found in tiny dinghy off Dublin coast
# Rescue
# Rescue

Coast Guard warnings after children found in tiny dinghy off Dublin coast

Jun 24th 2014, 7:42 AM 19,770 Views 20 Comments

The two boys were wearing swimming armbands rather than life jackets.

# coast-guard - Sunday 15 June, 2014

Two divers die in separate incidents in Cork and Donegal
# Coast
# Coast

Two divers die in separate incidents in Cork and Donegal

Jun 15th 2014, 3:35 PM 27,550 Views 6 Comments

A man died off Roches Point last night with another fatality off Malin Head today.

# coast-guard - Monday 2 June, 2014

Varadkar: "Regrettably" no funding planned for sub-aqua rescue groups
# Rescue Operations
# Rescue Operations

Varadkar: "Regrettably" no funding planned for sub-aqua rescue groups

Jun 2nd 2014, 11:30 AM 9,005 Views 26 Comments

These groups occasionally provide support to garda diving teams.

# coast-guard - Sunday 1 June, 2014

Man rescued after breaking leg in cliff fall
# Dublin
# Dublin

Man rescued after breaking leg in cliff fall

Jun 1st 2014, 3:48 PM 18,418 Views 22 Comments

The man fell near Martello Tower in Portrane yesterday evening.

# coast-guard - Sunday 25 May, 2014

High tide hasn't freed cargo ship run aground in Louth
# Arklow Ruler
# Arklow Ruler

High tide hasn't freed cargo ship run aground in Louth

May 25th 2014, 4:33 PM 11,047 Views 13 Comments

The Coast Guard said the ship is currently in no danger, and is carrying no hazardous cargo.

# coast-guard - Saturday 24 May, 2014

Cargo ship with nine people on board aground at River Boyne in Louth
# Arklow Ruler
# Arklow Ruler

Cargo ship with nine people on board aground at River Boyne in Louth

May 24th 2014, 6:32 PM 16,449 Views 26 Comments

It’s hoped that the ship will be free by 9:30 tonight.

# coast-guard - Wednesday 21 May, 2014

Fears for George Manson's safety as search continues
# Wicklow Mountains
# Wicklow Mountains

Fears for George Manson's safety as search continues

May 21st 2014, 1:42 PM 8,499 Views 0 Comments

The 76-year-old has not been seen since Sunday.

These signs will help the Coast Guard get to people more quickly
# Water Safety
# Water Safety

These signs will help the Coast Guard get to people more quickly

May 21st 2014, 7:45 AM 9,831 Views 14 Comments

The signs has its location displayed on it to help tourists or those unfamiliar with an area help emergency services to find a person in trouble.

# coast-guard - Saturday 17 May, 2014

Semi-conscious man rescued from Howth cliffs in dawn call-out
# Search And Rescue
# Search And Rescue

Semi-conscious man rescued from Howth cliffs in dawn call-out

May 17th 2014, 11:06 AM 11,432 Views 2 Comments

He was treated by an off-duty Dublin Fire Brigade paramedic after being found on an embankment next to the cliff-edge.

# coast-guard - Tuesday 22 April, 2014

How did you spend Easter morning? This man towed a stranded dolphin back to the depths off Achill
# The Resurrection
# The Resurrection

How did you spend Easter morning? This man towed a stranded dolphin back to the depths off Achill

Apr 22nd 2014, 6:34 PM 29,342 Views 16 Comments

While most of the country was enjoying a lie-in, the Achill Coast Guard team led a local rescue mission for a stranded dolphin…

# coast-guard - Thursday 10 April, 2014

Video and photos: Coast Guard rescues a dog at Howth cliff
# Ruff Day
# Ruff Day

Video and photos: Coast Guard rescues a dog at Howth cliff

Apr 10th 2014, 6:26 PM 12,848 Views 18 Comments

Trixie, a one-year-old springer spaniel, ran away from her owner and got trapped on a tiny ledge.

# coast-guard - Saturday 5 April, 2014

Two tourists injured after falling 150 feet at Howth cliffs
# Rescue
# Rescue

Two tourists injured after falling 150 feet at Howth cliffs

Apr 5th 2014, 8:17 PM 56,353 Views 31 Comments

One of the two suffered serious injuries in the fall.

# coast-guard - Saturday 22 March, 2014

Got what it takes? The Irish Coast Guard are hiring again
# Rescue 112
# Rescue 112

Got what it takes? The Irish Coast Guard are hiring again

Mar 22nd 2014, 6:30 PM 38,629 Views 10 Comments

They’re looking for people with a very particular set of skills…

# coast-guard - Monday 3 March, 2014

Search for Dutch man on Sheep's Head Peninsula called off after three weeks
# Coastguard
# Coastguard

Search for Dutch man on Sheep's Head Peninsula called off after three weeks

Mar 3rd 2014, 6:48 PM 10,331 Views 3 Comments

The man was reported missing on 8 February after he went out for a walk with a friend.

# coast-guard - Monday 24 February, 2014

Fisherman with crush injuries airlifted from trawler 250km west of Kerry
# Rescue
# Rescue

Fisherman with crush injuries airlifted from trawler 250km west of Kerry

Feb 24th 2014, 3:30 PM 12,861 Views 31 Comments

The Shannon Rescue 115 helicopter was dispatched to the vessel last night, supported by an Air Corps CASA plane.

# coast-guard - Tuesday 18 February, 2014

Navy and garda divers drafted in to search for missing Dutch man
# Missing
# Missing

Navy and garda divers drafted in to search for missing Dutch man

Feb 18th 2014, 10:33 AM 6,819 Views 3 Comments

The man was last seen on 8 February when he went out for a walk with a friend on the Sheep’s Head Peninsula in West Cork.

# coast-guard - Friday 14 February, 2014

Search for Dutch tourist postponed again as fresh storm moves in
# Sheep's Head
# Sheep's Head

Search for Dutch tourist postponed again as fresh storm moves in

Feb 14th 2014, 10:45 AM 6,241 Views 4 Comments

It’s yet to be decided if the operation can go ahead tomorrow.

# coast-guard - Thursday 13 February, 2014

Search for missing Dutch man on Sheep's Head Peninsula stood down for today
# Cork
# Cork

Search for missing Dutch man on Sheep's Head Peninsula stood down for today

Feb 13th 2014, 8:12 AM 5,521 Views 0 Comments

Bad weather conditions have hammered the search today.

# coast-guard - Wednesday 12 February, 2014

VIDEO: Four stranded fish farmers rescued in "extreme" conditions at sea
# Safe On Shore
# Safe On Shore

VIDEO: Four stranded fish farmers rescued in "extreme" conditions at sea

Feb 12th 2014, 7:23 PM 18,564 Views 23 Comments

The Irish Coast Guard and RNLI were involved in the search today.

# coast-guard - Tuesday 11 February, 2014

Search for missing man resumes on Sheep's Head Peninsula
# West Cork
# West Cork

Search for missing man resumes on Sheep's Head Peninsula

Feb 11th 2014, 7:25 AM 7,539 Views 3 Comments

The body of another man also reported missing was recovered yesterday. A coast guard helicopter will carry out a sweep of the coast at low tide.

# coast-guard - Monday 10 February, 2014

Search for missing tourist stood down in Cork
# Sheep's Head
# Sheep's Head

Search for missing tourist stood down in Cork

Feb 10th 2014, 10:20 PM 37,132 Views 12 Comments

The body of the man’s friend was recovered from the water earlier today.

# coast-guard - Sunday 9 February, 2014

Divers search for missing man in River Lee
# Cork
# Cork

Divers search for missing man in River Lee

Feb 9th 2014, 11:53 AM 22,930 Views 19 Comments

There were reports of a man in his 20s going into the river just before 5am this morning.

# coast-guard - Sunday 26 January, 2014

'Stay away from the coast': Warnings issued as storm expected to hit hardest today
# Orange Alert
# Orange Alert

'Stay away from the coast': Warnings issued as storm expected to hit hardest today

Jan 26th 2014, 7:30 AM 25,069 Views 18 Comments

Winds of up to 130km/h are set to combine with high seas, leading to an increased risk of flooding, especially along coasts.

# coast-guard - Saturday 25 January, 2014

"Lifesaving" call for Cork doctors as stabbed crewman airlifted off ship
# Emergency Call
# Emergency Call

"Lifesaving" call for Cork doctors as stabbed crewman airlifted off ship

Jan 25th 2014, 2:16 PM 17,588 Views 8 Comments

A Chinese crew-member aboard a Panama-registered ship was stabbed as the vessel approached Irish waters.

# coast-guard - Monday 13 January, 2014

Dog rescued from Valentia cliff by Coast Guard volunteers
# Rescue
# Rescue

Dog rescued from Valentia cliff by Coast Guard volunteers

Jan 13th 2014, 10:25 PM 10,593 Views 32 Comments

The dog belonged to a local man and was believed to have been missing for a number of days.

# coast-guard - Saturday 4 January, 2014

Waves damage Coast Guard station - while volunteers out helping others
# Stormwatch
# Stormwatch

Waves damage Coast Guard station - while volunteers out helping others

Jan 4th 2014, 5:00 PM 15,836 Views 8 Comments

There are over 20 volunteers working at the Doolin station, which was damaged by the floods overnight.

# coast-guard - Friday 3 January, 2014

Woman rescued from semi-submerged car in Kerry
# Emergency
# Emergency

Woman rescued from semi-submerged car in Kerry

Jan 3rd 2014, 6:55 AM 24,389 Views 6 Comments

She was visiting friends and was unfamiliar with the area, becoming stranded on shore.

# coast-guard - Wednesday 1 January, 2014

Kitesurfer rescued from extreme weather conditions in Dublin Bay
# Rescue
# Rescue

Kitesurfer rescued from extreme weather conditions in Dublin Bay

Jan 1st 2014, 8:45 PM 33,185 Views 103 Comments

In a separate incident, reports in Howth of a person being washed off the west pier into the water were found to be a false alarm.

# coast-guard - Saturday 28 December, 2013

Coast Guard helicopters stand down mission due to severe weather
# Irish Coast Guard
# Irish Coast Guard

Coast Guard helicopters stand down mission due to severe weather

Dec 28th 2013, 10:26 AM 18,042 Views 38 Comments

A man on a Spanish fishing vessel suffered chest pains last night.

# coast-guard - Friday 27 December, 2013

Woman airlifted from Kerry mountain in 'atrocious' Stephen's Day conditions
# Rescue 115
# Rescue 115

Woman airlifted from Kerry mountain in 'atrocious' Stephen's Day conditions

Dec 27th 2013, 11:51 AM 21,107 Views 96 Comments

“Initially, it looked like the helicopter wasn’t going to make it up — the conditions were just so bad.”

# coast-guard - Monday 23 December, 2013

Driver rescued from Achill lake after car plunges in during treacherous conditions
# Rescue
# Rescue

Driver rescued from Achill lake after car plunges in during treacherous conditions

Dec 23rd 2013, 9:45 AM 16,983 Views 13 Comments

The rescue was complicated by gale force winds, sleet and snow showers as water rapidly filled the car.

# coast-guard - Saturday 7 December, 2013

Over 100 Syrian refugees rescued from boat off Sicily coast
# Italy
# Italy

Over 100 Syrian refugees rescued from boat off Sicily coast

Dec 7th 2013, 3:47 PM 4,741 Views 9 Comments

Their rescue comes just days after another group of 120 refugees, mainly Syrians, were saved after their ship was found adrift off of Calabria.

# coast-guard - Monday 25 November, 2013

Search suspended for missing lobster fisherman off Wexford coast
# Missing
# Missing

Search suspended for missing lobster fisherman off Wexford coast

Nov 25th 2013, 5:30 PM 8,980 Views 7 Comments

The man was reported missing at 12.40 today near Kilmore Quay.