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#Caitriona Lucas

# caitriona-lucas - Friday 7 December, 2018

'Caitríona made the ultimate sacrifice': Report into death of Coast Guard volunteer raises safety concerns

Caitríona Lucas died when the boat she was in capsized while out searching for a missing man in 2016.

# caitriona-lucas - Saturday 24 February, 2018

'Unacceptable': Kilkee Coast Guard could struggle with the influx of tourists, Dáil told

The Dáil was told that there had been six incidents last year where “no sea rescue was available” from the Kilkee Coast Guard.

# caitriona-lucas - Tuesday 12 September, 2017

'I am lucky I got her back' - Husband of Caitríona Lucas on one-year anniversary of her death

Caitríona died last year while on call with the Irish Coast Guard.

# caitriona-lucas - Monday 11 September, 2017

Interim report into death of Coast Guard volunteer Caitríona Lucas published

Caitríona Lucas died on 12 September last year just off Kilkee, Co Clare.

# caitriona-lucas - Friday 21 July, 2017

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.

# caitriona-lucas - 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.

# caitriona-lucas - Monday 26 December, 2016

The 1,000 volunteers who 'face peril on every call out'

The death of one of their members this year emphasised the importance of the Irish Coast Guard.

# caitriona-lucas - 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.

# caitriona-lucas - Tuesday 1 November, 2016

'She was more than my wife, she was my best friend': Husband pays tribute to volunteer wife

Bernard Lucas paid tribute to coastguard wife, Caitríona, who died during an operation off the coast of Clare.

# caitriona-lucas - 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”.

# caitriona-lucas - Thursday 15 September, 2016

Caitríona Lucas, tragically killed in coast guard rescue, remembered as an exceptional person RIP

# caitriona-lucas - Tuesday 13 September, 2016

'Caitríona was up there with the best of them': Shock at sadness at death of Coast Guard volunteer

The mother-of-two was pronounced dead shortly after being airlifted from the water.