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#Irish Coast Guard

# irish-coast-guard - Thursday 15 August, 2013

Warning over "life-endangering" homemade boats

Several of the jury-rigged craft have been spotted along the Irish coast in recent days.

# irish-coast-guard - Tuesday 13 August, 2013

Young sailors rescued in Sligo during yacht club excursion

17 people, who were members of the Sligo Yacht Club, were rescued after the weather changed yesterday morning.

# irish-coast-guard - Monday 12 August, 2013

'No proposal' to cut more than 17 per cent of Coast Guard staff

Reports today suggested that nine of 52 staff would lose their jobs under new plans but the department said today this is not the case.

# irish-coast-guard - Sunday 11 August, 2013

Six “extremely lucky” people rescued in Dublin Bay after boat capsizes

The RNLI and Coast Guard were involved in the rescue yesterday evening. This was one of three rescues over the past day.

# irish-coast-guard - Saturday 10 August, 2013

What happens when a ship ... becomes a wreck?

If something valuable from it happens to wash up on the beach, I can just keep it – right? … Well, no.

# irish-coast-guard - Friday 9 August, 2013

Plan for salvage of Tall Ship Astrid wreck "nearing completion"

It’s more than two weeks since the Dutch-owned training vessel sank near Kinsale.

Group of children free dolphin trapped in rockpool

The mammal – believed to be a striped dolphin – became stuck in shallow water in rocks on Kilkee Beach.

# irish-coast-guard - Thursday 8 August, 2013

Here Is What Happened Today: Thursday

Everyone’s talking about tonight’s road crash involving a toddler, the proposals aimed at ending the Dublin Bus dispute and the start of the water metering process.

Two men airlifted to hospital in serious condition after car driven into ravine

The men were rescued from their upturned car after it left the road and plunged into the Arigna river near Drumshanbo in Leitrim.

# irish-coast-guard - Monday 22 July, 2013

Many weekend swimmers 'very close to disaster' as Coast Guard called to 72 incidents

The Coast Guard has seen the number of call-outs double this summer due to the heatwave.

# irish-coast-guard - Saturday 20 July, 2013

Irish Coast Guard crewman delivers baby boy in Letterkenny

The woman was taken to Letterkenny General Hospital but gave birth to the baby in the corridor with the help of the crew member.

# irish-coast-guard - Friday 19 July, 2013

Young man drowns while swimming with a friend in Killarney

The man in his 20s had been swimming with a friend to a nearby island in Lough Leane this evening when he got into difficulty.

# irish-coast-guard - Tuesday 16 July, 2013

Report into fishing tragedy finds fault with condition of vessel, planning of trip

One man died in the accident, in Tramore Bay in January of this year. He was fishing with a friend when their boat capsized, just 50 metres from shore.

# irish-coast-guard - Sunday 14 July, 2013

Irish Coast Guard: Don't go in the water without a lifejacket like these two

The Coast Guard has released this picture in an attempt to ensure others wear lifejackets in the water.

# irish-coast-guard - Saturday 6 July, 2013

15 members of Irish Coast Guard rescue 16-year-old boy from cliff edge

The boy tried to climb up the cliff from the beach and had become stranded in Howth.

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Here are the nine stories you need to know as you kick off your day.

# irish-coast-guard - Wednesday 3 July, 2013

Body of missing James Stafford recovered from river Boyne

The death of the 33-year-old man is being treated as a personal tragedy.

# irish-coast-guard - Tuesday 25 June, 2013

Wristband campaign aims to help locate lost children at the beach

The phone number of the parents or guardians will be on the wristbands in case the child gets lost on a busy beach.

# irish-coast-guard - Thursday 13 June, 2013

Irish Coast Guard warns people to 'stay safe in the water' this summer

There have been 14 deaths by drowning in Irish waters so far this year.

# irish-coast-guard - Wednesday 5 June, 2013

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Good morning! Here are nine things you want to know this morning…

VIDEO: Baby porpoise rescued after becoming stranded on Dublin beach Fungie Beag This post contains videos

VIDEO: Baby porpoise rescued after becoming stranded on Dublin beach

The porpoise was taken back out into open water by a coast guard crew.

# irish-coast-guard - Tuesday 26 March, 2013

Update: Body recovered after car enters water in Arklow

The body of the man was recovered after it washed up on a nearby beach. A woman was taken from the vehicle earlier this morning and is being treated in hospital.

# irish-coast-guard - Monday 25 March, 2013

Father and child rescued from Howth pier after becoming trapped by waves

The pair did not require hospital treatment.

# irish-coast-guard - Monday 18 March, 2013

Busy weekend for the Irish Coast Guard with callouts all over the country

The Coast Guard said the west of the country was the busiest area but this is not unusual for the first bank holiday of the year.

# irish-coast-guard - Wednesday 6 March, 2013

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Good morning. Here are nine things to know as you start your day.

Body of young girl, 3, found on Cork beach

A man in his 50s also died in the incident.

# irish-coast-guard - Saturday 2 February, 2013

Man taken from water off Galway dies

The man was taken from the water after falling from the quayside at Spanish Arch this morning.

# irish-coast-guard - Tuesday 8 January, 2013

Four fishermen rescued off Waterford Harbour

A 15-metre fishing boat carrying four people got into difficulty off Hook Head in Waterford Harbour early this morning.

# irish-coast-guard - Friday 14 December, 2012

Coast Guard issues warning as further gales and flooding forecast

The public is advised to stay away from the shoreline and to avoid venturing out unnecessarily when gale force conditions are forecast.

# irish-coast-guard - Wednesday 26 September, 2012

Warning for people to avoid coastal areas as Ireland battered by winds

The Coast Guard has warned the public to stay away from coastal areas as northerly winds that will reach gale force are forecast.

# irish-coast-guard - Friday 24 August, 2012

New iPhone app from Coast Guard could ‘save lives’

The app will allow anyone going out to sea, whether it is professionally or for leisure or sport, to let the Coast Guard know in advance.

# irish-coast-guard - Friday 27 July, 2012

Cliff faller rescued on Howth head

Video of incident shows woman being rescued and winched by helicopter.

# irish-coast-guard - Tuesday 10 April, 2012

Passenger suffers suspected heart attack on board MS Balmoral

The man has received medical attention on board the vessel, which has turned back as a “precautionary measure”.

# irish-coast-guard - Monday 6 February, 2012

Search for missing fishermen off Cork coast to be scaled back

Two of the five men who were on the trawler when it sank are still unaccounted for.

# irish-coast-guard - Monday 28 November, 2011

Search for missing sailors to resume

The search for five missing crewmen who went missing when their vessel sank in the Irish Sea yesterday is to resume today.

# irish-coast-guard - Sunday 18 September, 2011

Column: ‘You’d often know the people you’d be going out for’

From receiving an alert, Joefy Murphy and his crew can launch a lifeboat in eight minutes. He explains why the danger and the lack of sleep haven’t stopped him yet.

# irish-coast-guard - Wednesday 17 November, 2010

Take 5: Wednesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.