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Dublin: 18 °C Tuesday 11 August, 2020

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# rescue-117 - Thursday 3 October, 2019

Kite surfer rescued from lake this afternoon during yellow wind warning in Wexford

The Irish Coast Guard has responded to six incidents so far during the storm.

# rescue-117 - Tuesday 12 June, 2018

Man airlifted after getting into difficulties at Cork beach has died

The man had been at the beach with his wife and daughter yesterday.

# rescue-117 - Wednesday 21 June, 2017

Young teenage girl airlifted to hospital after getting into difficulty swimming

The Coast Guard was called to the River Slaney in Enniscorthy at around 5pm.

# rescue-117 - 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.

# rescue-117 - Thursday 9 February, 2017

Man rescued from sinking yacht off Co Cork coast

The alarm was raised this afternoon at 4.20pm.

# rescue-117 - Sunday 4 September, 2016

"It's not the kind of job you can do if you don't like getting up at night" - a day in the life of a Coast Guard pilot

Chief Pilot at the Coast Guard base at Waterford Airport Mark McDermott showed around for a day.

# rescue-117 - Monday 3 August, 2015

Lucky escape for paraglider who crashed on Waterford mountain

The man crashed near the summit of Seefin Mountain, and was airlifted down by the Rescue 117 crew.

# rescue-117 - Friday 18 July, 2014

Man brought to hospital by helicopter after falling from cliffs

It happened at around midday today.

# rescue-117 - Tuesday 26 November, 2013

Coast Guard helicopter called to medical emergency aboard French survey vessel

A 26-year-old crew-member took ill with chest pains earlier this evening.