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#Coast Guard

# coast-guard - Today’s News

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.

# coast-guard - Saturday 1 April, 2017

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

Rescue 116′s flight recorders, the search for a body in Finglas and a landslide in Colombia…

'No mechanical anomalies' discovered in initial analysis of R116 flight recorders

The AAIU said it was mindful that S-92A helicopters are in operation around the world in a variety of roles.

Search teams will attempt to lift wreckage of Rescue 116 today

The location of Paul Ormsby (53) and Ciarán Smith (38) remains unknown.

# coast-guard - Friday 31 March, 2017

Cloud turns to light as Captain Mark Duffy makes his final journey

The funeral of the Coast Guard pilot, who died when his Rescue 116 helicopter crashed off the Mayo coast a fortnight ago, took place in Blackrock, Louth, yesterday.

# coast-guard - Monday 27 March, 2017

Rescuers will try to lift the wreckage of Rescue 116 from the sea today

The body of Captain Mark Duffy was recovered from the wreckage of the downed aircraft over the weekend.

# coast-guard - Sunday 26 March, 2017

Body recovered from Rescue 116 wreckage identified as Captain Mark Duffy

The Coast Guard member’s body was recovered from the wreckage and brought ashore today.

# coast-guard - Friday 24 March, 2017

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.

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