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# open-water - Friday 20 November, 2020

Irish Coast Guard and RNLI issue water safety plea as callouts to open water swimmers increase
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Irish Coast Guard and RNLI issue water safety plea as callouts to open water swimmers increase

Nov 20th 2020, 12:10 PM 16,731 Views 15 Comments

Over the past week, eight separate incidents arose in the Dublin-Wicklow area alone.

# open-water - Sunday 31 May, 2015

An average of 137 people drown in Ireland each year - how to protect yourself
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An average of 137 people drown in Ireland each year - how to protect yourself

May 31st 2015, 8:40 AM 1,340 Views 39 Comments

An expert from Irish Water Safety has some practical tips for keeping all the family safe at the beach.

# open-water - Thursday 20 June, 2013

Army called in to help whale beached in Co Meath
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Army called in to help whale beached in Co Meath

Jun 20th 2013, 3:57 PM 11,761 Views 42 Comments

The mammal was successfully refloated. Sadly, another whale also washed ashore today has died.

# open-water - Sunday 15 July, 2012

Irish swimmer completes gruelling open water challenge
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Irish swimmer completes gruelling open water challenge

Jul 15th 2012, 10:47 AM 14,843 Views 18 Comments

Steve Redmond completed the challenge of swimming the ‘seven summits of the sea’ in Japan yesterday and will return home to Cork tomorrow.

# open-water - Friday 13 July, 2012

London 2012: Introducing... Ryan Seaton and Matt McGovern
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London 2012: Introducing... Ryan Seaton and Matt McGovern

Jul 13th 2012, 11:28 AM 3,873 Views 0 Comments

The duo finished 10th in the Sailing World Championships last year.

# open-water - Thursday 18 August, 2011

Injured fisherman airlifted from sea off Kerry coast
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# Coast Guard

Injured fisherman airlifted from sea off Kerry coast

Aug 18th 2011, 7:06 PM 237 Views 2 Comments

The Coast Guard has carried out its 4th medical evacuation of the week – airlifting a seriously injured fisherman from a UK-registered vessel 110 miles south west of the Blasket Islands.