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Monday 11 December 2023 Dublin: 6°C

# Coastguard

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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.
Search resumes for man who fell into water while fishing
The man was fishing with a friend yesterday when he fell into the water.
Body found in search for missing hillwalker in Mayo
There was an extensive search for the hillwalker over a four day period.
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.
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.
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.
Cargo ship runs aground off Dublin coast
The Cielo Di San Francisco was on her way from Ringaskiddy to Dublin when it became stuck on the Kish Bank this morning.
Two "shocked and traumatised" men rescued after boat capsizes
The two men were resuced after their boat collapsed near a pier in Courtmacsherry.
Heatwave, hepatitis and holiday: The week in numbers
Plus: how many 1 cent and 2 cent coins were minted in Ireland in the last eight years (and may soon be obsolete)?
Man attempts to sail from Dorset to Ireland in an inflatable dinghy...
… gets severely sunburnt and has to be rescued. Was it ever going to end well?
Huge increase in jetskiers "tormenting" beachgoers - Coastguard
The coastguard service is warning jetskiers to stay out of designated swimming areas, amid a rise of around 40 per cent in such complaints.
Man airlifted to hospital after suffering heart problems aboard ferry
The alarm was raised around 40km out to sea.
Two climbers rescued from snow gully in Derry
The two male climbers got into difficulty at Binevengh Mountain but were not injured in the incident.
One body found near oil rig in Gulf of Mexico after explosion
Two workers have been missing since the explosion and fire on the oil rig on Friday.
Irish waters claim fifth victim after teacher drowns off Cork
The body of a retired schoolteacher was recovered off Co Cork yesterday after his boat capsized near Castletownbere.
Coastguard joins search for missing man Dean Patton
Dean was last seen on Tuesday 24 July in Portrush. Police and his family are said to be increasingly concerned for his welfare.
Body of 18-year-old found in Wexford quarry
The teenager, along with two other boys got into difficulties while swimming at Forth Mountain yesterday evening.
Coastguard helicopter airlifts three teenagers off Wicklow Mountains
The teenagers all sustained leg injuries during a hike around the Glendalough valley.
Updated: Woman arrested after search for ‘missing baby’ called off
The 37-year-old woman is being held in Belfast on suspicion of wasting police time.
Third body found in Cork search
The body is believed to be be that one of of the Egyptian crew members of the Tit Bonhomme. Two fishermen from the sunken trawler have yet to be found.
Italian captain being placed under house arrest
The captain of the Costa Concordia cruise liner has left jail and been placed under house arrest tonight – as the official death toll from the tragedy rises to 11.
Injured fisherman evacuated from Spanish fishing vessel off Cork
An Air Corps maritime patrol aircraft was called 100 miles off Cork to tend to an injured fisherman on board a Spanish vessel.
Search for camogie captain resumes in Antrim
Karen Coyles, 47, has not been seen since Sunday evening, when she returned to Ballycastle from Dublin after captaining the winning All-Ireland Sevens team.
Missing sailor found off Isle of Man
After a air and sea search by four Coast Guards, a Liverpool sailor who was reported missing yesterday by his brother, has been found safe and well.
Coastguard joins search for missing Donegal teen
Three tourists and local man injured on island
Four people including three German tourists were injured in a freak accident involving a pony and trap. Their injuries are not life threatening.
Irish girl misses out on liver transplant
Coast guard was to due to fly her from Leitrim for London operation last night but medics decided she wouldn’t make it on time.
Three hospitalised after recreational rubber dinghy capsizes in Killiney Bay
The Coast Guard helicopter and two Dún Laoghaire RNLI lifeboats were involved in the dramatic rescue of four people earlier this afternoon.
Fisherman dies after falling overboard off Mayo
Search for missing fishermen enters fourth day
The Irish Naval Service, the Coast Guard, gardaí, and RNLI lifeboat crews have all joined the fourth day of searching for the fishermen who went missing off the Dublin coast.
Search for missing man continues
Man airlifted from boat