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#Irish Coast Guard

# irish-coast-guard - Monday 10 July, 2017

Two men who died off Donegal coast named locally

Both men are believed to be Lithuanian nationals.

# irish-coast-guard - Saturday 27 May, 2017

Forty Foot swimmers raise alarm after jet skis and powerboats cause havoc

The seafarers ventured into an area especially designated for swimmers.

# irish-coast-guard - Tuesday 21 February, 2017

Coast Guard rescues severely injured Russian fisherman 140 miles out at sea in heavy winds

Rescue 115 and Rescue 117 were involved in the mission.

# irish-coast-guard - Thursday 9 February, 2017

Man dies in hospital after falling into Lough Derg

The man was airlifted to Limerick University Hospital this morning.

# irish-coast-guard - Monday 26 December, 2016

The 1,000 volunteers who 'face peril on every call out'

The death of one of their members this year emphasised the importance of the Irish Coast Guard.

# irish-coast-guard - Thursday 17 December, 2015

LE Aisling joins search for fisherman who fell overboard off Kerry coast

The man was working on a Spanish fishing vessel when he fell into the water.

# irish-coast-guard - Sunday 13 December, 2015

Six-year-old girl airlifted to hospital after being overcome by bleach fumes

Emergency services were called to the girl’s home this afternoon.

# irish-coast-guard - Saturday 15 August, 2015

# irish-coast-guard - Thursday 13 August, 2015

Woman rescued from Howth Head after being kept on phone as crew of 19 searched

She was found in the early hours of this morning.

# irish-coast-guard - Monday 3 August, 2015

Garda and Coast Guard choppers rescue stranded walkers (and dogs) off Sandymount

We’re told both dogs have “slept for the rest of the day” after all the excitement.

# irish-coast-guard - Tuesday 19 May, 2015

Fishermen plucked from liferaft after ship sinks in gale-force winds

The Shannon and Waterford Coast Guard helicopters responded – and the men were located in a liferaft in the early hours of this morning.

# irish-coast-guard - Friday 17 April, 2015

Man rescued by coast guard after breaking his arm on boat

The first rescue attempt was unsuccessful.

# irish-coast-guard - Sunday 4 January, 2015

Injured kayaker rescued from Clare Glens in two hour operation

Crews from the Coast Guard, South East Mountain Rescue, the fire service and the National Ambulance Service all worked together in the rescue.

# irish-coast-guard - Saturday 27 December, 2014

Occupants of plane that caught fire "got a taxi on to Limerick"

Four people escaped unharmed after their light aircraft came down near Portumna on Christmas Eve.

# irish-coast-guard - Sunday 2 November, 2014

Sailor with suspected spinal injuries rescued during yacht race

He was hit by a fallen mast in Dublin Bay.

# irish-coast-guard - Wednesday 1 October, 2014

12-year-old boy rescued after 50 foot fall

The boy was transported to hospital by helicopter this evening.

# irish-coast-guard - Monday 8 September, 2014

RNLI crew pump water from boat for over an hour to rescue 6 men

The volunteer lifeboat crew was requested to launch both their inshore and all-weather lifeboats at 3.15am.

# irish-coast-guard - Tuesday 26 August, 2014

Family with three kids rescued after getting lost in Clare woods

The family drifted off the footpath and became disorientated while on a night time walk.

# irish-coast-guard - Sunday 27 July, 2014

Man in 50s found dead in Galway mountains

The man’s body was discovered yesterday evening.

# irish-coast-guard - Friday 18 July, 2014

Coast Guard responds to 'help' calls on Carrauntoohil... it was just someone praying loudly

A mountain guide thought he heard screams for help. They weren’t.

# irish-coast-guard - Monday 7 July, 2014

Five pilot whales die after pod gets stranded on Donegal beach

The pod of pilot whales have become stranded for a second time today.

# irish-coast-guard - Saturday 5 July, 2014

Take a ride with us on an Irish Coast Guard helicopter Flying High This post contains videos

Take a ride with us on an Irish Coast Guard helicopter

The crew based at Dublin Airport let us tag along on a training exercise and even winched our reporter out of the chopper…

# irish-coast-guard - Friday 20 June, 2014

Two swimmers rescued from Howth cliff after being caught by strong currents

The two men were rescued after a tourist heard their shouts for help.

# irish-coast-guard - Wednesday 18 June, 2014

Man suffers heart attack on Waterford beach

It is thought that the heat today was a contributing factor.

# irish-coast-guard - Tuesday 10 June, 2014

This is a very very stupid thing to do ... obviously

Teenagers have been jumping from four-storey high scaffolding into Grand Canal Dock. It’s not a very bright thing to do.

# irish-coast-guard - Sunday 1 June, 2014

Man rescued after breaking leg in cliff fall

The man fell near Martello Tower in Portrane yesterday evening.

# irish-coast-guard - Wednesday 21 May, 2014

These signs will help the Coast Guard get to people more quickly

The signs has its location displayed on it to help tourists or those unfamiliar with an area help emergency services to find a person in trouble.

# irish-coast-guard - Saturday 17 May, 2014

Semi-conscious man rescued from Howth cliffs in dawn call-out

He was treated by an off-duty Dublin Fire Brigade paramedic after being found on an embankment next to the cliff-edge.

# irish-coast-guard - Friday 16 May, 2014

One person is still missing after a boat sank on Lough Erne

Five people were rescued as RNLI lifeboats are still searching.

# irish-coast-guard - Saturday 22 March, 2014

Got what it takes? The Irish Coast Guard are hiring again

They’re looking for people with a very particular set of skills…

# irish-coast-guard - Wednesday 26 February, 2014

Search for man seen falling into river in Kilkenny

The man was seen entering the water at Green’s Bridge by two witnesses.

# irish-coast-guard - Sunday 26 January, 2014

'Stay away from the coast': Warnings issued as storm expected to hit hardest today

Winds of up to 130km/h are set to combine with high seas, leading to an increased risk of flooding, especially along coasts.

# irish-coast-guard - Saturday 25 January, 2014

"Lifesaving" call for Cork doctors as stabbed crewman airlifted off ship

A Chinese crew-member aboard a Panama-registered ship was stabbed as the vessel approached Irish waters.

# irish-coast-guard - Wednesday 1 January, 2014

Gallery: It was wet out there today, very wet. Here's the pics to prove it Whatthefliuch This post contains images

Gallery: It was wet out there today, very wet. Here's the pics to prove it

The east got the worst out if with high tides breaching sea walls along the coast.

# irish-coast-guard - Saturday 28 December, 2013

Coast Guard helicopters stand down mission due to severe weather

A man on a Spanish fishing vessel suffered chest pains last night.

# irish-coast-guard - Thursday 5 December, 2013

Forget the festive jumpers, get your loved ones a life jacket this Christmas

The Irish Coast Guard is encouraging friends and family members of water lovers to get them a gift this year that could save their lives.

# irish-coast-guard - Tuesday 10 September, 2013

After six weeks on the rocks, Tall Ship Astrid towed to Kinsale Harbour

The vessel ran aground on July 24 but all 30 people on board were rescued safely.

Man confirmed dead after rescue operation in Avoca River

A second person managed to get out of the water and raised the alarm.

# irish-coast-guard - Tuesday 3 September, 2013

Operation to lift the Astrid from the sea should be completed by next week

Work to prepare the 95-year-old vessel for the salvage operation has been ongoing since the weekend. All aboard were rescued when she crashed on the rocks six weeks ago.

# irish-coast-guard - Tuesday 20 August, 2013

Two tourist couples attacked by dogs on Malin Head since Saturday

In two separate incidents, the Spanish and Italian tourists were bitten while out walking the cliffs