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# coastguard - Friday 14 August, 2020

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Several more people were injured.

# coastguard - Wednesday 30 March, 2016

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

# coastguard - Friday 25 September, 2015

Fishermen find body off Mayo coast

The remains have not yet been identified.

# coastguard - Monday 17 August, 2015

Search for missing fisherman swept off Kerry rocks to resume today

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

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

The Irish vessel went down off the Isle of Lewis.

# coastguard - Wednesday 31 December, 2014

The Coast Guard saved 260 lives this year

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

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

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

The swimmers were pulled to safety by the RNLI.

# coastguard - Wednesday 10 September, 2014

Body of man found by hillwalker on Carrauntoohil

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

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

The incident occurred yesterday evening, the Coastguard said.

# coastguard - Thursday 3 July, 2014

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

Jedward rescued by coastguard after getting stranded on a sandbank

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

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

# coastguard - Wednesday 11 June, 2014

Body of man recovered from River Shannon

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

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 This post contains images

Brave fireman jumps off bridge to save drowning woman in Limerick

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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