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# coastguard - Today’s News

'It feels like we're the whipping boys': Venues and promoters scramble to implement new 50% capacity rule
# Frustration
# Frustration

'It feels like we're the whipping boys': Venues and promoters scramble to implement new 50% capacity rule

2 hours ago 2,688 Views 6 Comments
  • Venues were left with just days to decide whether to cancel, reschedule or add dates and ask customers to change their tickets, Michelle Hennessy reports.
  • Those working in the industry have asked for clarity on the conditions that need to be met in order to lift the restrictions in January.

# coastguard - Yesterday’s News

Varadkar says 'a plethora of voices' caused 'mixed messages' on Covid
# Nphet
# Nphet

Varadkar says 'a plethora of voices' caused 'mixed messages' on Covid

Updated 3 hours ago 18,589 Views 18 Comments

It comes after Taoiseach Micheál Martin said he is ‘trying to check out’ reports that some members of NPHET withdrew from broadcasts

'You need to be exposed to that kind of football' - Postecoglou sees positives in Betis tie
# Chance To Impress
From The42
# Chance To Impress

'You need to be exposed to that kind of football' - Postecoglou sees positives in Betis tie

4 hours ago 1,859 Views 0 Comments

Both clubs’ fate in the Europa League has already been decided ahead of Thursday’s Celtic Park clash.

US vows to boost military presence if Russia attacks Ukraine
# Rising Tensions
# Rising Tensions

US vows to boost military presence if Russia attacks Ukraine

4 hours ago 7,816 Views 41 Comments

US President Joe Biden and Russian President Vladimir Putin are due to hold talks via video call tomorrow.

Everton end barren run as Gray's stunner caps late fightback against Arsenal
# Top Bins
From The42
# Top Bins

Everton end barren run as Gray's stunner caps late fightback against Arsenal

4 hours ago 5,083 Views 9 Comments

Rafa Benitez’s team came from behind to beat the Gunners at Goodison Park.

US actor Jussie Smollett takes the stand in his own defence
# Chicago
# Chicago

US actor Jussie Smollett takes the stand in his own defence

4 hours ago 9,014 Views 0 Comments

Smollett is facing charges accusing him of staging a racist, anti-gay attack on himself and lying to Chicago police about it.

Unvaccinated people in Italy now banned from restaurants, bars and theatres
# New Rules
# New Rules

Unvaccinated people in Italy now banned from restaurants, bars and theatres

5 hours ago 20,612 Views 78 Comments

Those who have just tested negative in recent days for will no longer be allowed into concerts, movies or performances.

US announces diplomatic boycott of Beijing Winter Olympics
# Taking A Stand
From The42
# Taking A Stand

US announces diplomatic boycott of Beijing Winter Olympics

5 hours ago 13,250 Views 22 Comments

President Joe Biden has been under pressure to speak out against Chinese rights abuses.

Storm Barra: Red wind warning for Cork, Clare and Kerry as forecasters predict 130km/h gusts
# Storm Barra
# Storm Barra

Storm Barra: Red wind warning for Cork, Clare and Kerry as forecasters predict 130km/h gusts

Updated 5 hours ago 197,265 Views 60 Comments
  • Schools and colleges have been closed across 12 counties because of the approaching storm.
  • The HSE has cancelled Covid vaccine clinics in several counties.
  • The Taoiseach urged people to stay at home and "avoid the coast at all costs".
Here's What Happened Today: Monday
# Evening Fix
# Evening Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Monday

5 hours ago 6,475 Views 0 Comments

Your round-up of what made the headlines today.

# coastguard - Thursday 2 December, 2021

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

Thu 8:25 PM 16,260 Views 10 Comments

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

# coastguard - Monday 14 June, 2021

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 29,741 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.

# coastguard - Thursday 25 February, 2021

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 28,316 Views 15 Comments

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

# 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 39,498 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 33,094 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 24,769 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 34,336 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 22,566 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 16,864 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 53,101 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 5,170 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 11,482 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 30,608 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 21,723 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 17,633 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 10,038 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 34,209 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 15,351 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 11,825 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 10,378 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 19,730 Views 12 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 9,209 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 38,013 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 21,504 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 4,005 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 17,586 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 21,633 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 52,280 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 25,746 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 30,597 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 12,387 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 31,054 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 39,532 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 28,772 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 10,331 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 48,178 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 21,579 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 6,896 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 29,715 Views 30 Comments

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

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