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# coastguard - Friday 14 August, 2020

Paddleboarder (17) rescues child blown out to sea on inflatable swan off Scottish coast
# North Ayrshire
# North Ayrshire

Paddleboarder (17) rescues child blown out to sea on inflatable swan off Scottish coast

Aug 14th 2020, 2:23 PM 39,448 Views 9 Comments

The teenager was praised for his quick actions.

# coastguard - Monday 25 November, 2019

Search continues for pilot after plane disappeared off north coast of Wales
# Puffin Island
# Puffin Island

Search continues for pilot after plane disappeared off north coast of Wales

Updated Nov 25th 2019, 10:00 PM 33,087 Views 7 Comments

Police confirmed the small plane had just one person on board when it went off the radar near Puffin Island.

# coastguard - Wednesday 2 August, 2017

Teen army cadets caught up in bad weather rescued off the Mourne Mountains
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Teen army cadets caught up in bad weather rescued off the Mourne Mountains

Aug 2nd 2017, 6:08 PM 24,741 Views 76 Comments

Emergency services were alerted shortly before 12pm today.

# coastguard - Monday 19 June, 2017

Body of young man recovered after getting into difficulty swimming with brother
# Tipperary
# Tipperary

Body of young man recovered after getting into difficulty swimming with brother

Jun 19th 2017, 7:28 PM 34,324 Views 9 Comments

The coastguard and gardaí were alerted at around 4.45pm.

# coastguard - Thursday 4 May, 2017

'I was thinking I was going to die' - Surfer rescued by Belfast Coast Guard after 32 hours at sea
# Saved
# Saved

'I was thinking I was going to die' - Surfer rescued by Belfast Coast Guard after 32 hours at sea

May 4th 2017, 10:28 PM 22,559 Views 36 Comments

Belfast Coastguard coordinated the search for Matthew Bryce from Airdrie in Scotland.

# coastguard - Wednesday 29 March, 2017

Funeral of Rescue 116 Captain Mark Duffy to take place tomorrow
# RIP
# RIP

Funeral of Rescue 116 Captain Mark Duffy to take place tomorrow

Mar 29th 2017, 9:54 AM 16,849 Views 7 Comments

The body of Mark Duffy was recovered on Sunday.

# coastguard - Saturday 18 March, 2017

'Captain, colleague, daughter, sister, mum, friend and hero' - Captain Dara Fitzpatrick is laid to rest
# RIP
# RIP

'Captain, colleague, daughter, sister, mum, friend and hero' - Captain Dara Fitzpatrick is laid to rest

Mar 18th 2017, 12:44 PM 53,048 Views 21 Comments

Her funeral mass took place at St Patrick’s Church in Glencullen in Dublin.

# coastguard - Thursday 22 December, 2016

"We have a duty not to let these people die": A year of rescuing thousands in the Mediterranean
# Italy's Coastguard
# Italy's Coastguard

"We have a duty not to let these people die": A year of rescuing thousands in the Mediterranean

Dec 22nd 2016, 1:00 PM 5,162 Views 34 Comments

A look into the world of the Italian coastguard during testing times.

# coastguard - Wednesday 16 November, 2016

Search for man who fell from boat off Wicklow coast stopped for the night
# Arklow
# Arklow

Search for man who fell from boat off Wicklow coast stopped for the night

Nov 16th 2016, 9:35 PM 11,476 Views 6 Comments

Units of the Coastguard as well as the RNLI have been searching for the man.

# coastguard - Sunday 21 August, 2016

Lone 60-year-old sailor rescued amid storm-force conditions
# RNLI
# RNLI

Lone 60-year-old sailor rescued amid storm-force conditions

Aug 21st 2016, 1:27 PM 30,600 Views 15 Comments

The yachtsman’s VHF radio was washed overboard before his rescue, which saw the RNLI lifeboat spending 12 hours at sea.

# coastguard - Tuesday 16 August, 2016

Four people, including girl (9), killed in speedboat collision in Greece
# Aegina
# Aegina

Four people, including girl (9), killed in speedboat collision in Greece

Aug 16th 2016, 9:55 PM 21,717 Views 0 Comments

Several more people were injured.

# coastguard - Wednesday 30 March, 2016

Investigation launched to identify woman's body found in water in Clare
# Labasheeda
# Labasheeda

Investigation launched to identify woman's body found in water in Clare

Mar 30th 2016, 11:26 AM 17,630 Views 3 Comments

It’s understood that the body had been in the water for some time.

# coastguard - Friday 5 February, 2016

Man airlifted from Russian ship off Cork coast after "sustaining burns" in engine room
# Rescue
# Rescue

Man airlifted from Russian ship off Cork coast after "sustaining burns" in engine room

Feb 5th 2016, 11:19 PM 10,017 Views 13 Comments

The rescue happened today at about 5.45pm.

# coastguard - Sunday 24 January, 2016

Four huge sperm whales have washed up dead on an English beach
# Skegness
# Skegness

Four huge sperm whales have washed up dead on an English beach

Jan 24th 2016, 5:22 PM 34,179 Views 54 Comments

The dead whales are believed to come from a pod of six. Similar deaths have been reported over the last week.

# coastguard - Tuesday 29 December, 2015

Coast Guard assist in rescuing man (30s) from mountain
# Carrauntoohill
# Carrauntoohill

Coast Guard assist in rescuing man (30s) from mountain

Dec 29th 2015, 5:33 PM 15,347 Views 36 Comments

The man sustained a broken leg while climbing the mountain.

# coastguard - Sunday 27 December, 2015

Irish ships in the Mediterranean rescued almost 9,000 migrants in 2015
# Sea Land Air
# Sea Land Air

Irish ships in the Mediterranean rescued almost 9,000 migrants in 2015

Dec 27th 2015, 6:41 PM 11,807 Views 42 Comments

Both Ireland’s maritime Defence Forces and its Coast Guard have had a year to remember.

# coastguard - Sunday 1 November, 2015

Four babies among 11 dead after boat overturns off Greece
# Samos
# Samos

Four babies among 11 dead after boat overturns off Greece

Nov 1st 2015, 1:29 PM 10,372 Views 61 Comments

Ten of the dead were found in the cabin of their boat.

# coastguard - 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 19,729 Views 11 Comments

The remains have not yet been identified.

# coastguard - 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 9,202 Views 7 Comments

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

# coastguard - Saturday 21 March, 2015

Man arrested after coming out from under Cork bridge
# Parnell Bridge
# Parnell Bridge

Man arrested after coming out from under Cork bridge

Mar 21st 2015, 5:47 PM 38,008 Views 21 Comments

A rescue operation was launched after the man was spotted in the water.

# coastguard - Friday 23 January, 2015

Dramatic video shows fishermen saved moments before their boat sank
# Saved
# Saved

Dramatic video shows fishermen saved moments before their boat sank

Jan 23rd 2015, 9:40 PM 21,496 Views 26 Comments

The Irish vessel went down off the Isle of Lewis.

# coastguard - 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 4,003 Views 8 Comments

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

# coastguard - Saturday 22 November, 2014

Man dies after falling from boat in Wexford Harbour
# Tragedy
# Tragedy

Man dies after falling from boat in Wexford Harbour

Nov 22nd 2014, 8:51 PM 17,578 Views 9 Comments

The man in his 50s was pronounced dead at the scene.

# coastguard - Sunday 12 October, 2014

Man airlifted to hospital after falling 25 feet off Bray Head cliff
# Rescue
# Rescue

Man airlifted to hospital after falling 25 feet off Bray Head cliff

Oct 12th 2014, 6:05 PM 21,598 Views 14 Comments

Darts between Bray and Greystones were suspended for a time, but have since resumed.

# coastguard - Wednesday 1 October, 2014

Five swimmers rescued from Galway Bay after dolphin attack
# Salthill
# Salthill

Five swimmers rescued from Galway Bay after dolphin attack

Oct 1st 2014, 9:09 PM 51,179 Views 55 Comments

The swimmers were pulled to safety by the RNLI.

# coastguard - Wednesday 10 September, 2014

Body of man found by hillwalker on Carrauntoohil
# Co Kerry
# Co Kerry

Body of man found by hillwalker on Carrauntoohil

Sep 10th 2014, 10:41 PM 25,725 Views 5 Comments

A post-mortem is due to take place and the local coroner has been notified.

# coastguard - Monday 14 July, 2014

Man dies after resurfacing from dive off Inishbofin
# Galway
# Galway

Man dies after resurfacing from dive off Inishbofin

Jul 14th 2014, 7:25 PM 30,587 Views 14 Comments

The diver experienced difficulty and the coastguard helicopter R118 was tasked to the scene from Sligo.

# coastguard - Sunday 13 July, 2014

Diver dies after accident off Donegal coast
# Sligo
# Sligo

Diver dies after accident off Donegal coast

Jul 13th 2014, 10:17 AM 12,379 Views 11 Comments

The incident occurred yesterday evening, the Coastguard said.

# coastguard - Thursday 3 July, 2014

Jedward rescued by coastguard after getting stranded on a sandbank
# Waterline
From The Daily Edge
# Waterline

Jedward rescued by coastguard after getting stranded on a sandbank

Jul 3rd 2014, 7:22 AM 31,001 Views 106 Comments

The pair were walking along Donabate beach when they got stuck on a sandbank in Malahide.

# coastguard - Monday 16 June, 2014

Child killed in cliff fall named as 7-year-old Logan Crawford
# Ballycastle
# Ballycastle

Child killed in cliff fall named as 7-year-old Logan Crawford

Jun 16th 2014, 2:32 PM 39,489 Views 19 Comments

The young boy was playing with friends nearby when it happened.

# coastguard - Wednesday 11 June, 2014

Body of man recovered from River Shannon
# Search
# Search

Body of man recovered from River Shannon

Jun 11th 2014, 11:55 AM 28,769 Views 38 Comments

The man went into the river just behind the University of Limerick yesterday.

# coastguard - 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 10,323 Views 3 Comments

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

# coastguard - Sunday 2 March, 2014

Brave fireman jumps off bridge to save drowning woman in Limerick
# Then A Hero Comes Along
# Then A Hero Comes Along

Brave fireman jumps off bridge to save drowning woman in Limerick

Mar 2nd 2014, 7:50 PM 48,135 Views 66 Comments

Fireman Eli Brace jumped in to the water to rescue the woman after the Coast Guard Rescue Helicopter could not retrieve her.

# coastguard - Monday 30 December, 2013

Rescue efforts begin for giant ship adrift off Cork coast
# Rescue
# Rescue

Rescue efforts begin for giant ship adrift off Cork coast

Dec 30th 2013, 9:05 AM 21,575 Views 26 Comments

The giant ship was on its way to Russia when it ran into engine trouble off the coast of Kinsale.

# coastguard - Monday 16 December, 2013

Search resumes for man who fell into water while fishing
# Co Clare
# Co Clare

Search resumes for man who fell into water while fishing

Dec 16th 2013, 7:54 AM 6,887 Views 6 Comments

The man was fishing with a friend yesterday when he fell into the water.

# coastguard - Saturday 2 November, 2013

Body found in search for missing hillwalker in Mayo
# Mountain Search
# Mountain Search

Body found in search for missing hillwalker in Mayo

Nov 2nd 2013, 6:40 PM 29,640 Views 30 Comments

There was an extensive search for the hillwalker over a four day period.

# coastguard - Sunday 15 September, 2013

Search for man that was swept into the sea suspended due to bad weather
# Coastguard
# Coastguard

Search for man that was swept into the sea suspended due to bad weather

Sep 15th 2013, 4:18 PM 10,052 Views 4 Comments

The man fell into the sea yesterday afternoon after a wave washed him off the rocks.

# coastguard - Saturday 7 September, 2013

Search resumes for fisherman missing off Howth coast
# Search
# Search

Search resumes for fisherman missing off Howth coast

Sep 7th 2013, 9:33 AM 5,722 Views 4 Comments

The 40-year-old man was last seen in the water yesterday evening. Fading light curtailed last night’s search.

# coastguard - Friday 6 September, 2013

Large scale search off Howth Head stood down due to fading light
# Search And Rescue
# Search And Rescue

Large scale search off Howth Head stood down due to fading light

Sep 6th 2013, 10:06 PM 11,963 Views 7 Comments

An angler reported seeing a person in the water earlier this evening. A multi-craft rescue effort was launched, but later called off for the evening.

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