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# rescue-117 - Thursday 29 July, 2021

Three kayakers stranded on rocks on Waterford coast rescued by RNLI and Coast Guard helicopter
# Kilmurrin Cove
# Kilmurrin Cove

Three kayakers stranded on rocks on Waterford coast rescued by RNLI and Coast Guard helicopter

Jul 29th 2021, 12:38 PM 13,270 Views 3 Comments

The group became stranded when a sudden squall capsized one of the kayaks.

# rescue-117 - Thursday 3 October, 2019

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

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

Oct 3rd 2019, 7:39 PM 32,254 Views 99 Comments

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
# Rescue 117
# Rescue 117

Man airlifted after getting into difficulties at Cork beach has died

Jun 12th 2018, 10:54 AM 27,503 Views 13 Comments

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
# Wexford
# Wexford

Young teenage girl airlifted to hospital after getting into difficulty swimming

Jun 21st 2017, 7:57 PM 19,655 Views 22 Comments

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
# Rescue 115

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

Feb 21st 2017, 8:15 PM 30,689 Views 34 Comments

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
# Roches Point
# Roches Point

Man rescued from sinking yacht off Co Cork coast

Feb 9th 2017, 9:39 PM 15,305 Views 24 Comments

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
# Lifesaver
# Lifesaver

"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

Sep 4th 2016, 9:00 PM 29,465 Views 19 Comments

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

# rescue-117 - Monday 3 August, 2015

Lucky escape for paraglider who crashed on Waterford mountain
# Comeragh
# Comeragh

Lucky escape for paraglider who crashed on Waterford mountain

Aug 3rd 2015, 2:50 PM 16,142 Views 9 Comments

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
# Cork
# Cork

Man brought to hospital by helicopter after falling from cliffs

Jul 18th 2014, 3:39 PM 10,282 Views 2 Comments

It happened at around midday today.

# rescue-117 - Tuesday 26 November, 2013

Coast Guard helicopter called to medical emergency aboard French survey vessel
# Rescue 117
# Rescue 117

Coast Guard helicopter called to medical emergency aboard French survey vessel

Nov 26th 2013, 6:46 PM 6,008 Views 11 Comments

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