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# 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.

# coast-guard - Wednesday 30 October, 2013

Search for missing walker suspended for the night
# Mayo
# Mayo

Search for missing walker suspended for the night

Oct 30th 2013, 9:40 PM 19,325 Views 4 Comments

The search is scheduled to resume tomorrow morning at 7am.

# coast-guard - Saturday 19 October, 2013

Search for missing man off Howth coast stood down
# Missing
# Missing

Search for missing man off Howth coast stood down

Oct 19th 2013, 12:17 PM 10,425 Views 2 Comments

The man’s body has still not been recovered after he was seen in the water yesterday evening.

# coast-guard - Friday 11 October, 2013

Man dies after being rescued off the coast of Inishbofin
# Rescue
# Rescue

Man dies after being rescued off the coast of Inishbofin

Oct 11th 2013, 2:12 PM 10,953 Views 6 Comments

The Coast Guard received a call at 2.20am.

# coast-guard - Thursday 10 October, 2013

Woman drowns off Achill Island
# Tragic
# Tragic

Woman drowns off Achill Island

Oct 10th 2013, 11:38 PM 18,587 Views 10 Comments

The Coast Guard was at the scene within minutes after a report of a near drowning, but the woman had passed away.

# coast-guard - Tuesday 8 October, 2013

Navy divers retrieve body from the water in Clare
# Search And Rescue
# Search And Rescue

Navy divers retrieve body from the water in Clare

Oct 8th 2013, 1:00 PM 8,646 Views 10 Comments

The search for a missing fisherman who was washed into the sea resumed this morning.

# coast-guard - Monday 7 October, 2013

Rough seas could delay search for missing fisherman in Clare
# Search
# Search

Rough seas could delay search for missing fisherman in Clare

Oct 7th 2013, 10:24 AM 4,826 Views 8 Comments

The man was fishing with friends yesterday when a wave washed him off the rocks.

# coast-guard - Tuesday 1 October, 2013

Search continues for missing 15-year-old Chloe Kinsella
# Missing
# Missing

Search continues for missing 15-year-old Chloe Kinsella

Oct 1st 2013, 7:11 PM 29,692 Views 53 Comments

The Limerick teenager has not been seen since Saturday night.

# coast-guard - Sunday 15 September, 2013

Search continues for man who fell into the sea in Antrim
# Sea Rescue
# Sea Rescue

Search continues for man who fell into the sea in Antrim

Sep 15th 2013, 11:07 AM 4,610 Views 3 Comments

The search for the man is resuming this morning.

# coast-guard - Wednesday 11 September, 2013

Man airlifted to hospital after boat runs aground
# Air Rescue
# Air Rescue

Man airlifted to hospital after boat runs aground

Sep 11th 2013, 6:06 PM 7,378 Views 2 Comments

The 17 foot vessel was found grounded near Milk Harbour, County Sligo.

# coast-guard - Tuesday 10 September, 2013

Man confirmed dead after rescue operation in Avoca River
# Rescue
# Rescue

Man confirmed dead after rescue operation in Avoca River

Sep 10th 2013, 7:24 AM 11,326 Views 18 Comments

A second person managed to get out of the water and raised the alarm.

# coast-guard - Thursday 29 August, 2013

Young woman who fell into cave is rescued in Co Mayo
# Incident
# Incident

Young woman who fell into cave is rescued in Co Mayo

Aug 29th 2013, 10:22 AM 7,410 Views 9 Comments

The woman had suspected spinal injuries as a result of the fall.

# coast-guard - Monday 26 August, 2013

Three rescued from boat that could have hit rocks
# Glandore Harbour
# Glandore Harbour

Three rescued from boat that could have hit rocks

Aug 26th 2013, 3:00 PM 5,823 Views 5 Comments

The Toe Head Coast Guard helped to tow the boat back to Union Hall pier.

Coastguard and RNLI help teen who became "very unwell" during angling trip
# Concern
# Concern

Coastguard and RNLI help teen who became "very unwell" during angling trip

Aug 26th 2013, 7:39 AM 7,933 Views 11 Comments

The teenager was brought ashore, where she was met by the lifeboat doctor and the ambulance service.

# coast-guard - Sunday 25 August, 2013

Group of climbers rescued from Wicklow mountain in 8-hour operation
# Rescue
# Rescue

Group of climbers rescued from Wicklow mountain in 8-hour operation

Aug 25th 2013, 12:08 PM 10,643 Views 5 Comments

Three people were injured after one person fell on Luggala mountain before 5.30pm on Saturday.

# coast-guard - Saturday 24 August, 2013

Pics: Four rescued off Achill after attaching boat to lobster pots to avoid being wrecked
# Rescue
# Rescue

Pics: Four rescued off Achill after attaching boat to lobster pots to avoid being wrecked

Aug 24th 2013, 12:12 PM 10,037 Views 11 Comments

The four were rescued after their boat ran into engine trouble.

# coast-guard - Thursday 22 August, 2013

Two fishermen rescued after open-top vessel crashes on rocks
# Donegal
# Donegal

Two fishermen rescued after open-top vessel crashes on rocks

Aug 22nd 2013, 8:21 PM 7,119 Views 5 Comments

The Rescue 118 helicopter was dispatched to the scene, but the men were pulled to safety by a lifeboat after the incident near Malin Head.

Coast guard can track boat users in new water safety app
# Search And Rescue
# Search And Rescue

Coast guard can track boat users in new water safety app

Aug 22nd 2013, 12:30 PM 5,194 Views 11 Comments

The release of ISA SafeTrx comes as the Irish Coast Guard (ICG) reports a considerable increase in the amount of emergency call-outs its has received so far this year.

# coast-guard - Tuesday 13 August, 2013

Young sailors rescued in Sligo during yacht club excursion
# Rescue
# Rescue

Young sailors rescued in Sligo during yacht club excursion

Aug 13th 2013, 2:43 PM 4,533 Views 10 Comments

17 people, who were members of the Sligo Yacht Club, were rescued after the weather changed yesterday morning.

# coast-guard - Monday 12 August, 2013

'No proposal' to cut more than 17 per cent of Coast Guard staff
# Coast Guard
# Coast Guard

'No proposal' to cut more than 17 per cent of Coast Guard staff

Aug 12th 2013, 4:36 PM 4,412 Views 15 Comments

Reports today suggested that nine of 52 staff would lose their jobs under new plans but the department said today this is not the case.

# coast-guard - Thursday 8 August, 2013

Two men airlifted to hospital in serious condition after car driven into ravine
# Rescue 118
# Rescue 118

Two men airlifted to hospital in serious condition after car driven into ravine

Aug 8th 2013, 5:08 PM 17,666 Views 18 Comments

The men were rescued from their upturned car after it left the road and plunged into the Arigna river near Drumshanbo in Leitrim.

# coast-guard - Tuesday 6 August, 2013

Coast Guard deals with several incidents overnight
# Rescue
# Rescue

Coast Guard deals with several incidents overnight

Aug 6th 2013, 9:00 AM 9,684 Views 5 Comments

A Spanish fisherman had to be airlifted to safety after he experienced breathing problems while on a trawler.

# coast-guard - Friday 26 July, 2013

Coast Guard rescues man after bike fall in Dublin Mountains
# Rescue
# Rescue

Coast Guard rescues man after bike fall in Dublin Mountains

Jul 26th 2013, 10:42 AM 12,452 Views 68 Comments

The 25-year-old was cycling when he fell and broke his leg near Ticknock

# coast-guard - Saturday 20 July, 2013

Irish Coast Guard crewman delivers baby boy in Letterkenny
# Oh Boy
# Oh Boy

Irish Coast Guard crewman delivers baby boy in Letterkenny

Jul 20th 2013, 2:09 PM 14,429 Views 33 Comments

The woman was taken to Letterkenny General Hospital but gave birth to the baby in the corridor with the help of the crew member.

# coast-guard - Friday 19 July, 2013

Two hour search for swimmer in Wexford proves to be a false alarm
# Rescue
# Rescue

Two hour search for swimmer in Wexford proves to be a false alarm

Jul 19th 2013, 7:21 PM 11,377 Views 14 Comments

The Irish Coast Guard and the RNLI began a search after someone on Curracloe Beach spotted a swimmer in difficulty just after 5pm.

# coast-guard - Sunday 14 July, 2013

Irish Coast Guard: Don't go in the water without a lifejacket like these two
# Water Safety
# Water Safety

Irish Coast Guard: Don't go in the water without a lifejacket like these two

Jul 14th 2013, 11:40 AM 20,818 Views 27 Comments

The Coast Guard has released this picture in an attempt to ensure others wear lifejackets in the water.

# coast-guard - Friday 12 July, 2013

Teenager dies in fourth drowning this week
# Tragedies
# Tragedies

Teenager dies in fourth drowning this week

Jul 12th 2013, 8:53 AM 15,577 Views 36 Comments

The 19-year-old drowned at a lake in county Roscommon last night.

# coast-guard - Friday 21 June, 2013

Search concludes on Lough Derg after all found safe
# Incident
# Incident

Search concludes on Lough Derg after all found safe

Jun 21st 2013, 10:07 PM 15,989 Views 20 Comments

The National Ambulance Service said that 35 people were rescued, with 15 being treated for hypothermia after bad weather struck a rowing boat event.

# coast-guard - Friday 14 June, 2013

Family of Bolger brothers ask for donations to RNLI instead of flowers
# Drowning
# Drowning

Family of Bolger brothers ask for donations to RNLI instead of flowers

Jun 14th 2013, 7:54 AM 8,253 Views 8 Comments

An RNLI lifeboat from Dunmore East recovered two of the three brothers after they went missing at sea on Wednesday.

# coast-guard - Thursday 13 June, 2013

Deaths of three brothers who drowned off Waterford coast a 'devastating loss'
# Tragedy
# Tragedy

Deaths of three brothers who drowned off Waterford coast a 'devastating loss'

Jun 13th 2013, 8:09 AM 11,915 Views 27 Comments

Their fishing vessel was reported overdue yesterday evening when they failed to return to shore.

# coast-guard - Wednesday 5 June, 2013

Three teenagers rescued from cliff face off Dublin coast
# Rescued
# Rescued

Three teenagers rescued from cliff face off Dublin coast

Jun 5th 2013, 9:15 PM 26,180 Views 72 Comments

The three young people had gotten into difficulty on the side of a cliff and were “unable to move up or down” to safety.

# coast-guard - Saturday 11 May, 2013

Three rescued after boat sinks off Bray
# Sea
# Sea

Three rescued after boat sinks off Bray

May 11th 2013, 3:18 PM 10,499 Views 15 Comments

RNLI volunteers in Dún Laoghaire and the Greystones Coast Guard were summoned by a mayday alert.

# coast-guard - Saturday 27 April, 2013

Divers rescued after drifting three miles out to sea at Wexford
# Lifeboat
# Lifeboat

Divers rescued after drifting three miles out to sea at Wexford

Apr 27th 2013, 5:47 PM 12,769 Views 28 Comments

The three men had been diving at a popular spot off the Wexford coast when they lost contact with their dive boat.

# coast-guard - Thursday 11 April, 2013

Searches continue for two people missing off Irish coasts
# Missing
# Missing

Searches continue for two people missing off Irish coasts

Apr 11th 2013, 9:28 AM 8,239 Views 6 Comments

Separate searches are continuing for a woman missing off the Cliffs of Moher, and a man missing off east Cork.

# coast-guard - Sunday 7 April, 2013

Update: Swimmer taken from Dublin coastal waters dies in hospital
# Dublin
# Dublin

Update: Swimmer taken from Dublin coastal waters dies in hospital

Apr 7th 2013, 6:33 PM 33,511 Views 32 Comments

The man was airlifted to Tallaght Hospital after he was taken from the water in Dublin Bay this morning.

# coast-guard - Monday 18 March, 2013

Busy weekend for the Irish Coast Guard with callouts all over the country
# Rescue
# Rescue

Busy weekend for the Irish Coast Guard with callouts all over the country

Mar 18th 2013, 4:16 PM 10,302 Views 11 Comments

The Coast Guard said the west of the country was the busiest area but this is not unusual for the first bank holiday of the year.

# coast-guard - Sunday 17 February, 2013

Coast Guard rescues kayaker clinging to boat
# Coast Guard
# Coast Guard

Coast Guard rescues kayaker clinging to boat

Feb 17th 2013, 7:00 PM 56,462 Views 12 Comments

The kayaker got into difficulty at Broadmeadows Estuary in Malahide this afternoon.

# coast-guard - Tuesday 12 February, 2013

Update: Search stood down after man falls from Spanish trawler
# Coast Guard
# Coast Guard

Update: Search stood down after man falls from Spanish trawler

Feb 12th 2013, 4:20 PM 7,792 Views 7 Comments

The incident was reported at approximately 4am this morning. It’s believed the man was not wearing a lifejacket.