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Dublin: 13 °C Thursday 17 August, 2017

#Coast Guard

# coast-guard - Monday 14 August, 2017

Body recovered in search for missing Canadian diver

Three days of searches were carried out.

Body of missing hillwalker found in Donegal mountains

The man was found yesterday after the alarm was raised on Saturday evening.

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# coast-guard - Sunday 13 August, 2017

Diver exploring wrecks missing off Donegal

The man was reported missing yesterday afternoon.

# coast-guard - Friday 11 August, 2017

Local boats pitch in to help as canoeist rescued after lake ordeal

Rescue helicopter 118 and the Killala Coast Guard also assisted in the rescue.

# coast-guard - Sunday 6 August, 2017

If you're near the water this weekend, here's what you need to remember

While temperatures out of the water can rise, the temperatures in the water rarely exceed 15C.

# coast-guard - Tuesday 1 August, 2017

US Coast Guard won't 'break faith' with transgender members

Admiral Paul Zukunft has assured transgender members of the Coast Guard that they will not be removed from duty.

# coast-guard - Sunday 30 July, 2017

Four people rescued off west Cork coast after boat's engine problems

Strong winds and engine problems left four people stranded after leaving Courtmacsherry Bay this morning.

# coast-guard - Saturday 29 July, 2017

There'll be eleven masses on Croagh Patrick this weekend for Reek Sunday

A total of 25,000 people are expected to take part in the pilgrimage.

# coast-guard - Friday 21 July, 2017

Two young rowers rescued off Cork coast as they tried to row from Canada to Ireland

French-Canadian rower Joseph Gagnon and Dubliner Brian Conville were attempting to break four world records.

Coast Guard volunteer Caitríona Lucas who died on duty awarded posthumous degree

Lucas was praised at the graduation ceremony in Wales, where her achievements as a volunteer were read out.

# coast-guard - Tuesday 18 July, 2017

'Runaway' car rolls down steps towards the sea at Kilkee beach

Emergency services are at the scene and no-one is believed to have been injured.

Searches resume for missing Rescue 116 crew members

Searches had been due to resume over the weekend but were postponed due to bad conditions.

# coast-guard - Saturday 15 July, 2017

Search for missing Rescue 116 crew members postponed until Monday due to bad weather

Strong winds, a high sea level and poor visibility made it too unsafe for the operation to commence.

# coast-guard - Friday 14 July, 2017

Favourable weather conditions to aid fresh search for missing Rescue 116 crew members

Last night, RTÉ’s Prime Time reported that concerns over onboard mapping systems had been flagged four years ago.

# coast-guard - Thursday 13 July, 2017

Pilot flagged concerns that island was not on mapping system 4 years before Rescue 116 crash

A report on RTÉ’s Prime Time detailed a series of emails between pilots and the search and rescue operator in 2013.

# coast-guard - Saturday 24 June, 2017

Boy (14) airlifted to hospital after yachting incident off Cork coast

In a separate incident, a man in his 50s required the help of the coast guard after a serious kitesurfing incident.

# coast-guard - Monday 19 June, 2017

Coast Guard rescues golden retriever trapped 15ft down a cliff in Sutton Marley This post contains videos

Coast Guard rescues golden retriever trapped 15ft down a cliff in Sutton

Marley had slipped near the summit of the cliff and had become trapped.

# coast-guard - Wednesday 14 June, 2017

Coast Guard issues safety warning about Dalkey Island

People on jet skis or boats have been urged to be cautious as swimmers “are virtually invisible to see until it’s too late”.

# coast-guard - Sunday 4 June, 2017

Three rescued after yacht sinks off Wexford coast

No-one was injured in the incident.

# coast-guard - Saturday 3 June, 2017

'Always respect the water': Coast Guard and RNLI issue bank holiday warning

Lots of people will be enjoying Ireland’s coastline over the summer.

# coast-guard - Thursday 1 June, 2017

One arrest after pleasure boat 'driven erratically' near ferry at Dublin Port

Gardaí and RNLI units attended the scene this morning.

Body recovered after car enters water at Dun Laoghaire harbour

The alarm was raised at 5.30am this morning.

# coast-guard - Wednesday 31 May, 2017

Two men in serious condition after Cliffs of Moher accident

It is understood the men fell near the base of the cliff at around 1pm.

# coast-guard - Saturday 27 May, 2017

Body recovered in search for missing fisherman off Skerries

The man has been named locally as 28-year-old Jamie McAlister.

# coast-guard - Wednesday 24 May, 2017

# coast-guard - Tuesday 23 May, 2017

Massive search off Howth coast after reports of person in trouble

Over 40 people were involved in the search effort.

# coast-guard - Sunday 7 May, 2017

Summer warning: Don't be messing about with smartphones around crashing waves

People are still putting their lives at risk at the country’s coasts and waterways.

# coast-guard - Thursday 4 May, 2017

'I was thinking I was going to die' - Surfer rescued by Belfast Coast Guard after 32 hours at sea

Belfast Coastguard coordinated the search for Matthew Bryce from Airdrie in Scotland.

# coast-guard - Tuesday 2 May, 2017

The moment a young surfer was rescued after 32 hours at sea

The Coastguard said that the man’s thick suit helped him survive for so long at sea.

Man airlifted to hospital after serious fall on Mourne Mountains

The man remains in a critical condition today.

# coast-guard - Saturday 22 April, 2017

Man (40s) dies after Cliffs of Moher parachute jump RIP

Man (40s) dies after Cliffs of Moher parachute jump

The man was airlifted to Galway University Hospital.

# coast-guard - Tuesday 18 April, 2017

Three people 'extremely lucky to survive' boat overturning on River Boyne

The Coast Guard rescued the group after a member of the public raised the alarm.

# coast-guard - Thursday 13 April, 2017

'We're gone': Final words of R116 crew released in preliminary report

The preliminary report recommends a review of “all route guides in use by its Search and Rescue helicopters in Ireland”.

# coast-guard - Monday 10 April, 2017

Volunteers involved in search for Rescue 116 crewmen 'disgusted' to be charged toll

Carrick River Rescue claimed they were stopped and charged on the M7 toll after taking part in Rescue 116 search.

# coast-guard - Saturday 8 April, 2017

Over 100 boats to search for missing Rescue 116 crew

It’s thought that local knowledge of tides and currents will be crucial in the search effort.

# coast-guard - Thursday 6 April, 2017

Major search operation to begin Saturday for missing Rescue 116 crew

The Coast Guard, the LÉ Ciara and local fishermen will be involved in the search over the weekend.

# coast-guard - Wednesday 5 April, 2017

Wreckage of Rescue 116 brought ashore

The helicopter crashed three weeks ago while preparing to refuel at Blacksod, County Mayo.

# coast-guard - Tuesday 4 April, 2017

'We'll do it as long as it takes': Massive community effort to feed Rescue 116 search teams

Groups from all over the country are sending food to the local co-op near Blacksod.

# coast-guard - Monday 3 April, 2017

'We need those boys home': Sister of missing Rescue 116 crewman appeals for search help from fishermen

Orla Smith – whose brother Ciarán Smith remains missing – said that she and her family were trying to stay as strong as possible.

# coast-guard - Sunday 2 April, 2017

Wreckage of Rescue 116 recovered but no sign of missing crew members

Crew members Paul Ormsby and Ciarán Smith are still missing.

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