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#Coast Guard

# coast-guard - Today’s News

Hopes that dives to wreckage of Rescue 116 can begin today

Favourable weather conditions are expected this morning which will allow divers to reach the wreckage of the helicopter beneath the water.

# coast-guard - Wednesday 22 March, 2017

Underwater device with cameras and grabbers used in search for Rescue 116

The high tech device gives investigators a better view of the crash site.

# coast-guard - Monday 20 March, 2017

No dives as weather disrupts search for Rescue 116

Captain Mark Duffy, winch operator Paul Ormsby and winchman Ciarán Smith remain missing.

Miscommunication over severity of fisherman's injury responsible for last journey of R116

It was thought the fisherman had lost his entire hand, instead it was just the tip of his thumb which was severed.

# coast-guard - Sunday 19 March, 2017

Coast Guard and RNLI rescue eight people from overturned boat off Sligo

Two people have been hospitalised following the incident.

# coast-guard - Thursday 16 March, 2017

Rescue 116: Search for Coast Guard flight recorder gets underway

Today is the third day of the search for the three missing crew members.

'We thanked them for the family members which they lent to this nation' - Anxious wait for news of Rescue 116

Shane Ross spoke softly of the families being “devastated”.

# coast-guard - Wednesday 15 March, 2017

Dara Fitzpatrick's family pay tribute to her, saying 'We'll raise Fionn as she wanted' Coastguard Pilot This post contains videos

Dara Fitzpatrick's family pay tribute to her, saying 'We'll raise Fionn as she wanted'

“She loved her job because she loved helping people. That sounds trite but it was true.”

Rescue 116: Black box homing beacon detected in search for missing crew

Search teams are looking for three missing crew men.

'You hang on to a thread of hope but are fearful' - The search for Rescue 116

Three crew members are yet to be recovered.

# coast-guard - Tuesday 14 March, 2017

Searches continue for missing Coast Guard crew Mark Duffy, Paul Ormsby and Ciarán Smith

Captain Dara Fitzpatrick was recovered earlier but she died shortly afterwards.

Sister leads tributes to 'brave' Captain Dara Fitzpatrick who lost life in Coast Guard crash RIP

Sister leads tributes to 'brave' Captain Dara Fitzpatrick who lost life in Coast Guard crash

She was a well-known senior pilot with the Coast Guard.

Search continues for three members of Coast Guard helicopter crew

Contact with the helicopter, which has four crew members on board, was lost at 1am this morning.

# coast-guard - Wednesday 8 March, 2017

'Challenging conditions' as crewman rescued by helicopter 180km off Mayo

The Russian crewman was described as needing ‘urgent medical attention’.

# coast-guard - Wednesday 22 February, 2017

Coast Guard operation underway after man falls ill on fishing boat

The rescue services are heading to the scene.

# 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.

# coast-guard - Monday 13 February, 2017

Walkers warned to be careful on coasts as high winds expected

Yesterday, calls were received as photographers attempted to take pictures of the waves.

# coast-guard - Thursday 9 February, 2017

Man rescued from sinking yacht off Co Cork coast

The alarm was raised this afternoon at 4.20pm.

Man dies in hospital after falling into Lough Derg

The man was airlifted to Limerick University Hospital this morning.

# coast-guard - Friday 13 January, 2017

'It's what we do' - Husband of Coast Guard volunteer back on the water after her death

Speaking on tonight’s Late Late Show, Bernard Lucas paid tribute to his wife and his community.

# coast-guard - Thursday 29 December, 2016

Body of elderly man reported missing yesterday found in Donegal

It is understood that foul play is not suspected in the death of Patrick Ward.

# coast-guard - Sunday 25 December, 2016

Location apps could save your life if you get into trouble on a Christmas walk

The Coast Guard is asking people to use apps on their phone to provide them with specific GPS coordinates.

# coast-guard - Saturday 24 December, 2016

'A fitting tribute': Coastguards called to rescue operation at ceremony to remember people lost at sea

Caitríona Lucas, the Coast Guard volunteer who died in September, is among those being remembered.

# coast-guard - Friday 23 December, 2016

From The Daily Edge The Achill Island Coast Guard is getting very creative with its Storm Barbara updates Babs And Gail

# coast-guard - Saturday 3 December, 2016

Cork farmer airlifted to hospital after farm accident

It’s understood that his injuries are from a tractor related accident.

# coast-guard - Tuesday 22 November, 2016

Fisherman rescued after three-hour Coast Guard helicopter mission

The Department of Transport said the winds were high, but well within the capabilities of the helicopter.

# coast-guard - Wednesday 16 November, 2016

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

# coast-guard - Sunday 13 November, 2016

Man rescued from cliff ledge after falling into the sea

The man managed to get himself back onto rocks.

# coast-guard - Wednesday 19 October, 2016

Coast Guard airlifts casualty from Comeragh Mountains

The injured person’s condition is not yet known.

# coast-guard - Monday 26 September, 2016

Poisonous sea creatures spotted on several beaches along the west coast

The public have been warned not to touch the creature, and if they do get stung, to call 112 immediately.

# coast-guard - Saturday 17 September, 2016

Bear Grylls pays tribute to late Coast Guard volunteer Caitríona Lucas Volunteers This post contains videos

Bear Grylls pays tribute to late Coast Guard volunteer Caitríona Lucas

He said people like her are “unsung heroes”.

# coast-guard - Tuesday 13 September, 2016

'We come together in the most distressing situations': Hundreds to take part in emergency services parade

The annual parade and gala will focus on safety and will also pay tribute to members of the services who lost their lives in the line of duty.

# coast-guard - Wednesday 7 September, 2016

Man taken to hospital after empty boat found off Galway

His condition is described as critical.

# coast-guard - 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.

# coast-guard - Friday 2 September, 2016

Woman in critical condition after attack by cow which left pet dog dead

The incident happened on a popular lakeland beauty spot on Lough Erne, Co Fermanagh.

# coast-guard - Wednesday 24 August, 2016

# coast-guard - Wednesday 17 August, 2016

Injured sailor clinging to side of boat rescued off Cork coast

Crosshaven RNLI lifeboat rescued the man from the East Ferry channel yesterday evening.

# coast-guard - Tuesday 16 August, 2016

Body found off west Cork coast after search for missing fisherman

The local man who was in his 60s was reported missing yesterday.

# coast-guard - Monday 15 August, 2016

Search underway after elderly fisherman's boat found off Cork coast

The search is focusing on Toe Head and Mizen Head.

# coast-guard - Monday 8 August, 2016

15 people had to be rescued in multiple incidents at sea yesterday

Three separate marine rescues were carried out yesterday.

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