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#Irish Coast Guard

# irish-coast-guard - Wednesday 11 May, 2022

Search for diver missing off Co Clare to resume
# Loop Head
# Loop Head

Search for diver missing off Co Clare to resume

May 11th 2022, 7:16 AM 13,577 Views 1 Comment

The man, an experienced caver, is thought to have gone exploring local sea caves in the area.

# irish-coast-guard - Saturday 30 April, 2022

Water safety appeal issued ahead of bank holiday weekend
# Water Safety
# Water Safety

Water safety appeal issued ahead of bank holiday weekend

Apr 30th 2022, 8:30 AM 11,123 Views 5 Comments

The Irish Coast Guard, the RNLI and Water Safety Ireland are urging people to stay safe in and on the water or along the coastline.

# irish-coast-guard - Thursday 14 April, 2022

Coast Guard, RNLI and Water Safety Ireland issue joint warning ahead of bank holiday weekend
# Water Safety
# Water Safety

Coast Guard, RNLI and Water Safety Ireland issue joint warning ahead of bank holiday weekend

Apr 14th 2022, 8:36 PM 14,656 Views 10 Comments

The organisations are advising people to take care in and on the water or along the coastline.

# irish-coast-guard - Tuesday 4 January, 2022

Woman airlifted from Blarney Castle by helicopter pays tribute to rescuers
# Cork
# Cork

Woman airlifted from Blarney Castle by helicopter pays tribute to rescuers

Jan 4th 2022, 9:35 PM 38,282 Views 11 Comments

Cork woman Mary Cronin was a visit to the tourist attraction with her two children.

# irish-coast-guard - Thursday 30 December, 2021

Here's What Happened Today: Thursday
# The Fix
# The Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Thursday

Dec 30th 2021, 8:16 PM 15,513 Views 0 Comments

Your round-up of what made the headlines today.

Coast Guard records 12% increase in callouts over the past year
# Rescues
# Rescues

Coast Guard records 12% increase in callouts over the past year

Dec 30th 2021, 3:23 PM 6,886 Views 4 Comments

There was a small reduction in the number of drowning incidents.

# irish-coast-guard - Thursday 18 November, 2021

Minister urged to accept all recommendations from R116 helicopter crash report
# R116
# R116

Minister urged to accept all recommendations from R116 helicopter crash report

Nov 18th 2021, 7:17 AM 5,814 Views 13 Comments

Eamon Ryan said that the department is currently considering the recommendations from the investigation.

# irish-coast-guard - Wednesday 10 November, 2021

Government to appoint independent mediator to resolve Doolin Coast Guard unit issues
# Doolin
# Doolin

Government to appoint independent mediator to resolve Doolin Coast Guard unit issues

Nov 10th 2021, 2:40 PM 9,762 Views 3 Comments

Six long-serving volunteers confirmed last week they were leaving the Doolin unit with immediate effect.

# irish-coast-guard - Saturday 6 November, 2021

Father of crashed helicopter pilot criticises failure to address safety concerns
# Rescue 116
# Rescue 116

Father of crashed helicopter pilot criticises failure to address safety concerns

Nov 6th 2021, 6:36 PM 23,434 Views 0 Comments

Captain Dara Fitzpatrick, Captain Mark Duffy, winchmen Paul Ormsby and Ciaran Smith died in the 2017 crash.

# irish-coast-guard - Tuesday 2 November, 2021

Doolin Coast Guard unit stood down after shock resignations
# Clare
# Clare

Doolin Coast Guard unit stood down after shock resignations

Nov 2nd 2021, 5:23 PM 121,268 Views 24 Comments

Six volunteers in Doolin resigned yesterday.

# irish-coast-guard - Thursday 21 October, 2021

Government to cover legal bill for families of R116 victims
# R116
# R116

Government to cover legal bill for families of R116 victims

Updated Oct 21st 2021, 7:33 PM 31,223 Views 19 Comments

Eamon Ryan has told families of the victims of the Irish Coast Guard helicopter R116 crash that the Government will cover their legal costs.

# irish-coast-guard - Monday 30 August, 2021

Irish Coast Guard rescues lamb that got stuck on Lambay Island cliff
# Resc-ewed
# Resc-ewed

Irish Coast Guard rescues lamb that got stuck on Lambay Island cliff

Aug 30th 2021, 9:34 AM 19,961 Views 37 Comments

The Irish Coast Guard said its 999 operations centre “got an unusual call” yesterday evening.

# irish-coast-guard - Friday 20 August, 2021

Waterford RNLI rescue dog after 30m cliff fall
# Dunmore East
# Dunmore East

Waterford RNLI rescue dog after 30m cliff fall

Aug 20th 2021, 1:20 PM 15,373 Views 8 Comments

Ellie the dog was rescued yesterday after falling from a cliff over three kilometres south west of Dunmore East.

# irish-coast-guard - Tuesday 15 June, 2021

Two men airlifted to hospital after getting into difficulty near Howth cliff
# Howth
# Howth

Two men airlifted to hospital after getting into difficulty near Howth cliff

Jun 15th 2021, 7:33 PM 23,390 Views 7 Comments

The two men were airlifted by Rescue 116 from Lion’s Head after they got into trouble in the water.

# irish-coast-guard - Friday 4 June, 2021

Swimmer dies in hospital after rescue near Dalkey cliff
# Emergency Services
# Emergency Services

Swimmer dies in hospital after rescue near Dalkey cliff

Jun 4th 2021, 11:43 AM 57,282 Views 4 Comments

The man, who was in his 20s, passed away in Beaumont hospital.

# irish-coast-guard - Friday 2 April, 2021

Coast Guard and RNLI warn the public to be careful if planning an Easter swim
# Emergency Services
# Emergency Services

Coast Guard and RNLI warn the public to be careful if planning an Easter swim

Apr 2nd 2021, 7:00 AM 11,161 Views 1 Comment

The warning comes as an increase in calls to search and rescue teams have been noticed.

# irish-coast-guard - Tuesday 30 March, 2021

Coast Guard warns members about unofficial survey which claims over half don't have confidence in management
# Irish Coast Guard
# Irish Coast Guard

Coast Guard warns members about unofficial survey which claims over half don't have confidence in management

Mar 30th 2021, 6:00 AM 14,991 Views 13 Comments

The survey was circulated the same week management shared results of its own official survey.

# irish-coast-guard - Sunday 28 March, 2021

Crew of sinking trawler airlifted to safety during 'extremely challenging' rescue operation
# Ellie Adhamh
# Ellie Adhamh

Crew of sinking trawler airlifted to safety during 'extremely challenging' rescue operation

Mar 28th 2021, 10:33 AM 39,824 Views 11 Comments

The crew are said to be in good spirits.

# irish-coast-guard - Friday 12 March, 2021

Coast Guard suspends cliff rescues due to safety concerns
# Safety Issues
# Safety Issues

Coast Guard suspends cliff rescues due to safety concerns

Mar 12th 2021, 9:32 AM 36,365 Views 24 Comments

The Coast Guard said it is working to reinstate the function as quickly as possible.

# irish-coast-guard - Tuesday 6 October, 2020

Crew member of ferry missing after overnight search in Irish Sea
# WB Yeats
# WB Yeats

Crew member of ferry missing after overnight search in Irish Sea

Oct 6th 2020, 10:07 AM 137,662 Views 11 Comments

The search is being overseen by the HM Coastguard in Holyhead in Wales, but the Irish Coast Guard is providing assistance.

# irish-coast-guard - Thursday 13 August, 2020

Local fisherman found missing paddle boarders clinging to lobster pot
# Irish Coast Guard
# Irish Coast Guard

Local fisherman found missing paddle boarders clinging to lobster pot

Updated Aug 13th 2020, 12:55 PM 154,186 Views 93 Comments

The women are now in the care of the HSE.

# irish-coast-guard - Thursday 28 May, 2020

Child rescued by helicopter after airbed drifts 1km from shore in the Shannon Estuary
# Littor
# Littor

Child rescued by helicopter after airbed drifts 1km from shore in the Shannon Estuary

May 28th 2020, 5:10 PM 45,650 Views 0 Comments

It’s not thought the young girl’s condition is serious.

Irish Coast Guard issues water safety warning after six teens swept out to sea in west Cork
# Near Miss
# Near Miss

Irish Coast Guard issues water safety warning after six teens swept out to sea in west Cork

May 28th 2020, 11:50 AM 27,758 Views 2 Comments

Temperatures over the bank holiday weekend are expected to reach the high 20s.

# irish-coast-guard - Friday 13 March, 2020

'We are ok, but just ok': Coast Guard pays tribute to victims of R116 on third anniversary
# Rescue 116
# Rescue 116

'We are ok, but just ok': Coast Guard pays tribute to victims of R116 on third anniversary

Mar 13th 2020, 10:51 PM 62,718 Views 36 Comments

Four crew members lost their lives in the crash three years ago this week.

# irish-coast-guard - Friday 6 March, 2020

Two seriously injured crew members airlifted from Dutch super-trawler off Clare coast
# Loop Head
# Loop Head

Two seriously injured crew members airlifted from Dutch super-trawler off Clare coast

Mar 6th 2020, 1:22 PM 22,212 Views 10 Comments

Poor weather conditions last night prevented the Irish Coast Guard from dispatching a helicopter until this morning.

# irish-coast-guard - Saturday 29 February, 2020

Coast Guard helicopter in Sligo rescues two surfers during Storm Jorge
# Windy
# Windy

Coast Guard helicopter in Sligo rescues two surfers during Storm Jorge

Feb 29th 2020, 6:28 PM 64,005 Views 65 Comments

The Coast Guard said it strongly advised people to avoid coastal activities during stormy weather.

# irish-coast-guard - Monday 13 January, 2020

Coast Guard issues warning after reports of people putting themselves at risk during Storm Brendan
# Dublin
# Dublin

Coast Guard issues warning after reports of people putting themselves at risk during Storm Brendan

Jan 13th 2020, 9:42 PM 31,583 Views 18 Comments

The Coast Guard said its units had talked to multiple people in the Clontarf and Howth areas today.

Woman who fell 30 feet off cliff path in Sutton airlifted to hospital with serious injuries
# Red Rock
# Red Rock

Woman who fell 30 feet off cliff path in Sutton airlifted to hospital with serious injuries

Jan 13th 2020, 7:57 AM 30,500 Views 4 Comments

The Coast Guard rescued the woman, who is aged in her 50s, yesterday.

# irish-coast-guard - Sunday 12 January, 2020

Man dies after getting into difficulty swimming in Co Clare
# Lahinch
# Lahinch

Man dies after getting into difficulty swimming in Co Clare

Jan 12th 2020, 4:12 PM 39,665 Views 2 Comments

The man was plucked from the water by an Irish Coast Guard before being brought to hospital.

# irish-coast-guard - Tuesday 7 January, 2020

Navy divers join search for missing fisherman off Wexford coast
# Willie Whelan
# Willie Whelan

Navy divers join search for missing fisherman off Wexford coast

Jan 7th 2020, 5:27 PM 10,877 Views 3 Comments

The funeral of Joe Sinnott is due to take place tomorrow.

# irish-coast-guard - Saturday 4 January, 2020

'Thumper': The life-saving device that allows the Coast Guard to start CPR while a patient is being winched to safety
# First Aid
# First Aid

'Thumper': The life-saving device that allows the Coast Guard to start CPR while a patient is being winched to safety

Jan 4th 2020, 8:30 PM 13,425 Views 12 Comments

The Thumper is attached to a stretcher, meaning chest compressions can begin as soon as the patient is strapped in.

# irish-coast-guard - Monday 30 December, 2019

Reform is still needed nearly three years after Rescue 116 crash, warns pilots' group
# Warning
# Warning

Reform is still needed nearly three years after Rescue 116 crash, warns pilots' group

Dec 30th 2019, 1:33 PM 10,858 Views 13 Comments

The factors that led to a fatal helicopter crash off the Mayo coast in 2017 still exist, a pilots’ organisation has warned.

# irish-coast-guard - Tuesday 24 December, 2019

Supplier in contract row with Coast Guard threatens to hold equipment at 'secure location' until paid
# Dispute
# Dispute

Supplier in contract row with Coast Guard threatens to hold equipment at 'secure location' until paid

Dec 24th 2019, 7:00 AM 31,800 Views 25 Comments

The company said it has been accused by the Coast Guard of overcharging on a contract – an accusation it rejects.

# irish-coast-guard - Tuesday 3 December, 2019

Search for missing man near Clare coast expected to resume this morning
# Blackhead Lighthouse
# Blackhead Lighthouse

Search for missing man near Clare coast expected to resume this morning

Dec 3rd 2019, 7:15 AM 19,531 Views 2 Comments

A search began from units of the Coast Guard at 8pm yesterday evening.

# irish-coast-guard - Sunday 13 October, 2019

Woman seriously injured in Clare cliff jumping accident airlifted to hospital
# Rescue 115
# Rescue 115

Woman seriously injured in Clare cliff jumping accident airlifted to hospital

Oct 13th 2019, 4:59 PM 43,895 Views 30 Comments

She’s understood to have jumped around 10 metres when she got into difficulty.

# irish-coast-guard - Saturday 17 August, 2019

Man dies after getting into difficulty while swimming off Clare coast
# Coast Guard
# Coast Guard

Man dies after getting into difficulty while swimming off Clare coast

Updated Aug 17th 2019, 1:23 PM 35,069 Views 3 Comments

The man, aged 71, was airlifted to University Hospital Limerick.

# irish-coast-guard - Thursday 8 August, 2019

Coast Guard helicopter airlifts diver who got into difficulty at the wreck of the Lusitania
# Rescue 116
# Rescue 116

Coast Guard helicopter airlifts diver who got into difficulty at the wreck of the Lusitania

Aug 8th 2019, 2:48 PM 21,071 Views 19 Comments

The diver is receiving treatment at Galway University Hospital.

# irish-coast-guard - Friday 28 June, 2019

Girl (14) who was pulled out to sea off Co Louth dies in hospital
# Louth
# Louth

Girl (14) who was pulled out to sea off Co Louth dies in hospital

Updated Jun 28th 2019, 8:14 PM 71,771 Views 43 Comments

The incident happened off Termonfeckin beach.

# irish-coast-guard - Thursday 30 May, 2019

Woman airlifted to hospital from luxury cruise liner off south coast
# Queen Mary 2
# Queen Mary 2

Woman airlifted to hospital from luxury cruise liner off south coast

May 30th 2019, 2:39 PM 45,452 Views 16 Comments

Rescue 115 had been on standby since yesterday afternoon.

# irish-coast-guard - Saturday 30 March, 2019

Coast Guard to lift blue light driving ban for volunteers as training rolled out
# Emergency
# Emergency

Coast Guard to lift blue light driving ban for volunteers as training rolled out

Mar 30th 2019, 8:00 AM 15,536 Views 21 Comments

The ban had been put in place last month to “mitigate the risk” of this type of driving on public roads.

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