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#Coast Guard

# coast-guard - Thursday 1 June, 2017

Body recovered after car enters water at Dun Laoghaire harbour
# Dublin
# Dublin

Body recovered after car enters water at Dun Laoghaire harbour

Jun 1st 2017, 8:45 AM 52,989 Views 12 Comments

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
# Serious Injuries
# Serious Injuries

Two men in serious condition after Cliffs of Moher accident

May 31st 2017, 4:55 PM 59,352 Views 21 Comments

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
# Rescue Efforts
# Rescue Efforts

Body recovered in search for missing fisherman off Skerries

May 27th 2017, 10:55 AM 31,226 Views 9 Comments

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

# coast-guard - Wednesday 24 May, 2017

While training last night, the Coast Guard was called to help tourists adrift near Sandymount beach
# Rescue 116
# Rescue 116

While training last night, the Coast Guard was called to help tourists adrift near Sandymount beach

May 24th 2017, 7:09 AM 18,877 Views 16 Comments

The two Finnish tourists were uninjured.

# coast-guard - Tuesday 23 May, 2017

Massive search off Howth coast after reports of person in trouble
# Coast Guard
# Coast Guard

Massive search off Howth coast after reports of person in trouble

May 23rd 2017, 9:50 PM 22,973 Views 5 Comments

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
# Don't Take Risks
# Don't Take Risks

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

May 7th 2017, 10:00 AM 25,618 Views 7 Comments

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
# Saved
# Saved

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

May 4th 2017, 10:28 PM 22,562 Views 36 Comments

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
# Belfast Coastguard
# Belfast Coastguard

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

May 2nd 2017, 3:00 PM 36,150 Views 25 Comments

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
# Annalong Valley
# Annalong Valley

Man airlifted to hospital after serious fall on Mourne Mountains

May 2nd 2017, 12:17 PM 7,150 Views 6 Comments

The man remains in a critical condition today.

# coast-guard - Saturday 22 April, 2017

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

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

Apr 22nd 2017, 1:18 PM 58,463 Views 59 Comments

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
# No Life Jackets
# No Life Jackets

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

Apr 18th 2017, 8:31 AM 21,412 Views 19 Comments

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
# Rescue 116
# Rescue 116

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

Apr 13th 2017, 8:37 PM 158,235 Views 196 Comments

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
# Blacksod
# Blacksod

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

Apr 10th 2017, 5:19 PM 45,752 Views 37 Comments

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
# Rescue 116
# Rescue 116

Over 100 boats to search for missing Rescue 116 crew

Apr 8th 2017, 9:08 AM 12,144 Views 6 Comments

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
# North Mayo
# North Mayo

Major search operation to begin Saturday for missing Rescue 116 crew

Apr 6th 2017, 6:09 PM 15,456 Views 8 Comments

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
# Rescue 116
# Rescue 116

Wreckage of Rescue 116 brought ashore

Apr 5th 2017, 1:02 PM 28,218 Views 5 Comments

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
# In It Together
# In It Together

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

Apr 4th 2017, 1:43 PM 13,852 Views 6 Comments

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
# Coast Guard
# Coast Guard

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

Apr 3rd 2017, 9:24 PM 16,083 Views 4 Comments

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
# Search
# Search

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

Apr 2nd 2017, 8:15 PM 54,699 Views 15 Comments

Crew members Paul Ormsby and Ciarán Smith are still missing.

# coast-guard - Saturday 1 April, 2017

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

Apr 1st 2017, 7:58 PM 12,402 Views 0 Comments

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
# R116
# R116

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

Apr 1st 2017, 5:15 PM 29,706 Views 44 Comments

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
# Mayo
# Mayo

Search teams will attempt to lift wreckage of Rescue 116 today

Apr 1st 2017, 7:48 AM 14,657 Views 10 Comments

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
# Blackrock
# Blackrock

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

Mar 31st 2017, 6:01 AM 40,286 Views 10 Comments

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
# Rescue 116
# Rescue 116

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

Mar 27th 2017, 7:10 AM 16,056 Views 11 Comments

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
# Co-Pilot
# Co-Pilot

Body recovered from Rescue 116 wreckage identified as Captain Mark Duffy

Mar 26th 2017, 3:30 PM 86,916 Views 34 Comments

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
# Coast Guard
# Coast Guard

Hopes that dives to wreckage of Rescue 116 can begin today

Mar 24th 2017, 8:20 AM 10,796 Views 3 Comments

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
# High Tech
# High Tech

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

Mar 22nd 2017, 10:01 AM 14,047 Views 12 Comments

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
# Blacksod
# Blacksod

No dives as weather disrupts search for Rescue 116

Mar 20th 2017, 3:35 PM 13,667 Views 6 Comments

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
# Rescue 116
# Rescue 116

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

Mar 20th 2017, 7:30 AM 46,524 Views 41 Comments

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
# Rescue 118
# Rescue 118

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

Mar 19th 2017, 5:20 PM 38,842 Views 35 Comments

Two people have been hospitalised following the incident.

# coast-guard - Thursday 16 March, 2017

Rescue 116: Search for Coast Guard flight recorder gets underway
# Rescue 116
# Rescue 116

Rescue 116: Search for Coast Guard flight recorder gets underway

Mar 16th 2017, 7:57 AM 19,504 Views 10 Comments

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
# Rescue 116
# Rescue 116

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

Mar 16th 2017, 12:45 AM 22,693 Views 9 Comments

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
# Coastguard Pilot

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

Mar 15th 2017, 10:50 PM 63,010 Views 29 Comments

“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
# Mayo
# Mayo

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

Mar 15th 2017, 4:58 PM 45,465 Views 16 Comments

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
# Blacksod
# Blacksod

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

Mar 15th 2017, 12:01 AM 24,099 Views 15 Comments

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
# Rescue 116
# Rescue 116

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

Mar 14th 2017, 6:53 PM 81,871 Views 69 Comments

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
# RIP

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

Mar 14th 2017, 4:30 PM 243,385 Views 129 Comments

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

Search continues for three members of Coast Guard helicopter crew
# Mayo
# Mayo

Search continues for three members of Coast Guard helicopter crew

Mar 14th 2017, 6:51 AM 162,349 Views 113 Comments

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
# Coast Guard
# Coast Guard

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

Mar 8th 2017, 9:37 AM 9,408 Views 7 Comments

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
# Medevac
# Medevac

Coast Guard operation underway after man falls ill on fishing boat

Feb 22nd 2017, 8:44 PM 12,088 Views 10 Comments

The rescue services are heading to the scene.