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#Coastguard

# coastguard - Last year 2021

Woman airlifted from top of Blarney Castle after fall
# Cork
# Cork

Woman airlifted from top of Blarney Castle after fall

Dec 29th 2021, 6:03 PM 51,962 Views 10 Comments

After being airlifted by the Rescue 115 helicopter, the woman was transported to hospital via ambulance.

Seriously ill crew member airlifted from Spanish fishing vessel off Irish coast
# Coastguard
# Coastguard

Seriously ill crew member airlifted from Spanish fishing vessel off Irish coast

Dec 2nd 2021, 8:25 PM 16,364 Views 10 Comments

The crew member was reported to have suffered a possible stroke.

Three teenage boys winched off rocks after becoming stranded by rising tide
# Cork
# Cork

Three teenage boys winched off rocks after becoming stranded by rising tide

Jun 14th 2021, 10:19 AM 29,779 Views 2 Comments

One of the crew of the RNLI craft swam to shore to check on the boys and it was decided to winch them from the scene.

Coast Guard and RNLI crew rescue person trapped in sea inlet for more than 90 minutes
# West Cork
# West Cork

Coast Guard and RNLI crew rescue person trapped in sea inlet for more than 90 minutes

Updated Feb 25th 2021, 9:32 PM 28,385 Views 15 Comments

The incident happened just off the slipway at Dunworley Beach near Butlerstown in west Cork.

# coastguard - All time

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 39,525 Views 9 Comments

The teenager was praised for his quick actions.

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 33,103 Views 7 Comments

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

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 24,788 Views 76 Comments

Emergency services were alerted shortly before 12pm today.

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 34,364 Views 9 Comments

The coastguard and gardaí were alerted at around 4.45pm.

'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 22,589 Views 36 Comments

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

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 16,875 Views 7 Comments

The body of Mark Duffy was recovered on Sunday.

'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 53,171 Views 21 Comments

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

"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 5,189 Views 34 Comments

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

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 11,500 Views 6 Comments

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

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 30,623 Views 15 Comments

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

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 21,734 Views 0 Comments

Several more people were injured.

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 17,645 Views 3 Comments

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

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 10,049 Views 13 Comments

The rescue happened today at about 5.45pm.

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 34,257 Views 54 Comments

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

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 15,370 Views 36 Comments

The man sustained a broken leg while climbing the mountain.

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 11,855 Views 42 Comments

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

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 10,403 Views 61 Comments

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

Fishermen find body off Mayo coast
# Lacken Bay
# Lacken Bay

Fishermen find body off Mayo coast

Sep 25th 2015, 8:43 PM 19,745 Views 12 Comments

The remains have not yet been identified.

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 9,238 Views 7 Comments

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

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 38,039 Views 21 Comments

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

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 21,523 Views 26 Comments

The Irish vessel went down off the Isle of Lewis.

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 4,025 Views 8 Comments

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

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 17,610 Views 9 Comments

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

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 21,659 Views 14 Comments

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

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 52,409 Views 55 Comments

The swimmers were pulled to safety by the RNLI.

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 25,781 Views 5 Comments

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

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

Man dies after resurfacing from dive off Inishbofin

Jul 14th 2014, 7:25 PM 30,618 Views 14 Comments

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

Diver dies after accident off Donegal coast
# Sligo
# Sligo

Diver dies after accident off Donegal coast

Jul 13th 2014, 10:17 AM 12,405 Views 11 Comments

The incident occurred yesterday evening, the Coastguard said.

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 31,122 Views 106 Comments

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

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 39,574 Views 19 Comments

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

Body of man recovered from River Shannon
# Search
# Search

Body of man recovered from River Shannon

Jun 11th 2014, 11:55 AM 28,789 Views 38 Comments

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

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 10,351 Views 3 Comments

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

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 48,222 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.

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 21,590 Views 26 Comments

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

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 6,911 Views 6 Comments

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

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