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#Irish Coast Guard

# irish-coast-guard - Tuesday 15 June, 2021

Two men airlifted to hospital after getting into difficulty near Howth cliff
# Howth
# Howth

Two men airlifted to hospital after getting into difficulty near Howth cliff

Jun 15th 2021, 7:33 PM 23,246 Views 7 Comments

The two men were airlifted by Rescue 116 from Lion’s Head after they got into trouble in the water.

# irish-coast-guard - Friday 4 June, 2021

Swimmer dies in hospital after rescue near Dalkey cliff
# Emergency Services
# Emergency Services

Swimmer dies in hospital after rescue near Dalkey cliff

Jun 4th 2021, 11:43 AM 57,076 Views 4 Comments

The man, who was in his 20s, passed away in Beaumont hospital.

# irish-coast-guard - Friday 2 April, 2021

Coast Guard and RNLI warn the public to be careful if planning an Easter swim
# Emergency Services
# Emergency Services

Coast Guard and RNLI warn the public to be careful if planning an Easter swim

Apr 2nd 2021, 7:00 AM 11,141 Views 1 Comment

The warning comes as an increase in calls to search and rescue teams have been noticed.

# irish-coast-guard - Tuesday 30 March, 2021

Coast Guard warns members about unofficial survey which claims over half don't have confidence in management
# Irish Coast Guard
# Irish Coast Guard

Coast Guard warns members about unofficial survey which claims over half don't have confidence in management

Mar 30th 2021, 6:00 AM 14,932 Views 13 Comments

The survey was circulated the same week management shared results of its own official survey.

# irish-coast-guard - Sunday 28 March, 2021

Crew of sinking trawler airlifted to safety during 'extremely challenging' rescue operation
# Ellie Adhamh
# Ellie Adhamh

Crew of sinking trawler airlifted to safety during 'extremely challenging' rescue operation

Mar 28th 2021, 10:33 AM 39,726 Views 11 Comments

The crew are said to be in good spirits.

# irish-coast-guard - Friday 12 March, 2021

Coast Guard suspends cliff rescues due to safety concerns
# Safety Issues
# Safety Issues

Coast Guard suspends cliff rescues due to safety concerns

Mar 12th 2021, 9:32 AM 36,337 Views 24 Comments

The Coast Guard said it is working to reinstate the function as quickly as possible.

# irish-coast-guard - Tuesday 6 October, 2020

Crew member of ferry missing after overnight search in Irish Sea
# WB Yeats
# WB Yeats

Crew member of ferry missing after overnight search in Irish Sea

Oct 6th 2020, 10:07 AM 137,474 Views 11 Comments

The search is being overseen by the HM Coastguard in Holyhead in Wales, but the Irish Coast Guard is providing assistance.

# irish-coast-guard - Thursday 13 August, 2020

Local fisherman found missing paddle boarders clinging to lobster pot
# Irish Coast Guard
# Irish Coast Guard

Local fisherman found missing paddle boarders clinging to lobster pot

Updated Aug 13th 2020, 12:55 PM 154,096 Views 93 Comments

The women are now in the care of the HSE.

# irish-coast-guard - Thursday 28 May, 2020

Child rescued by helicopter after airbed drifts 1km from shore in the Shannon Estuary
# Littor
# Littor

Child rescued by helicopter after airbed drifts 1km from shore in the Shannon Estuary

May 28th 2020, 5:10 PM 45,631 Views 0 Comments

It’s not thought the young girl’s condition is serious.

Irish Coast Guard issues water safety warning after six teens swept out to sea in west Cork
# Near Miss
# Near Miss

Irish Coast Guard issues water safety warning after six teens swept out to sea in west Cork

May 28th 2020, 11:50 AM 27,648 Views 2 Comments

Temperatures over the bank holiday weekend are expected to reach the high 20s.

# irish-coast-guard - Friday 13 March, 2020

'We are ok, but just ok': Coast Guard pays tribute to victims of R116 on third anniversary
# Rescue 116
# Rescue 116

'We are ok, but just ok': Coast Guard pays tribute to victims of R116 on third anniversary

Mar 13th 2020, 10:51 PM 62,252 Views 36 Comments

Four crew members lost their lives in the crash three years ago this week.

# irish-coast-guard - Friday 6 March, 2020

Two seriously injured crew members airlifted from Dutch super-trawler off Clare coast
# Loop Head
# Loop Head

Two seriously injured crew members airlifted from Dutch super-trawler off Clare coast

Mar 6th 2020, 1:22 PM 22,191 Views 10 Comments

Poor weather conditions last night prevented the Irish Coast Guard from dispatching a helicopter until this morning.

# irish-coast-guard - Saturday 29 February, 2020

Coast Guard helicopter in Sligo rescues two surfers during Storm Jorge
# Windy
# Windy

Coast Guard helicopter in Sligo rescues two surfers during Storm Jorge

Feb 29th 2020, 6:28 PM 63,975 Views 65 Comments

The Coast Guard said it strongly advised people to avoid coastal activities during stormy weather.

# irish-coast-guard - Monday 13 January, 2020

Coast Guard issues warning after reports of people putting themselves at risk during Storm Brendan
# Dublin
# Dublin

Coast Guard issues warning after reports of people putting themselves at risk during Storm Brendan

Jan 13th 2020, 9:42 PM 31,560 Views 18 Comments

The Coast Guard said its units had talked to multiple people in the Clontarf and Howth areas today.

Woman who fell 30 feet off cliff path in Sutton airlifted to hospital with serious injuries
# Red Rock
# Red Rock

Woman who fell 30 feet off cliff path in Sutton airlifted to hospital with serious injuries

Jan 13th 2020, 7:57 AM 30,434 Views 4 Comments

The Coast Guard rescued the woman, who is aged in her 50s, yesterday.

# irish-coast-guard - Sunday 12 January, 2020

Man dies after getting into difficulty swimming in Co Clare
# Lahinch
# Lahinch

Man dies after getting into difficulty swimming in Co Clare

Jan 12th 2020, 4:12 PM 39,576 Views 2 Comments

The man was plucked from the water by an Irish Coast Guard before being brought to hospital.

# irish-coast-guard - Tuesday 7 January, 2020

Navy divers join search for missing fisherman off Wexford coast
# Willie Whelan
# Willie Whelan

Navy divers join search for missing fisherman off Wexford coast

Jan 7th 2020, 5:27 PM 10,864 Views 3 Comments

The funeral of Joe Sinnott is due to take place tomorrow.

# irish-coast-guard - Saturday 4 January, 2020

'Thumper': The life-saving device that allows the Coast Guard to start CPR while a patient is being winched to safety
# First Aid
# First Aid

'Thumper': The life-saving device that allows the Coast Guard to start CPR while a patient is being winched to safety

Jan 4th 2020, 8:30 PM 13,369 Views 12 Comments

The Thumper is attached to a stretcher, meaning chest compressions can begin as soon as the patient is strapped in.

# irish-coast-guard - Monday 30 December, 2019

Reform is still needed nearly three years after Rescue 116 crash, warns pilots' group
# Warning
# Warning

Reform is still needed nearly three years after Rescue 116 crash, warns pilots' group

Dec 30th 2019, 1:33 PM 10,809 Views 13 Comments

The factors that led to a fatal helicopter crash off the Mayo coast in 2017 still exist, a pilots’ organisation has warned.

# irish-coast-guard - Tuesday 24 December, 2019

Supplier in contract row with Coast Guard threatens to hold equipment at 'secure location' until paid
# Dispute
# Dispute

Supplier in contract row with Coast Guard threatens to hold equipment at 'secure location' until paid

Dec 24th 2019, 7:00 AM 31,736 Views 25 Comments

The company said it has been accused by the Coast Guard of overcharging on a contract – an accusation it rejects.

# irish-coast-guard - Tuesday 3 December, 2019

Search for missing man near Clare coast expected to resume this morning
# Blackhead Lighthouse
# Blackhead Lighthouse

Search for missing man near Clare coast expected to resume this morning

Dec 3rd 2019, 7:15 AM 19,512 Views 2 Comments

A search began from units of the Coast Guard at 8pm yesterday evening.

# irish-coast-guard - Sunday 13 October, 2019

Woman seriously injured in Clare cliff jumping accident airlifted to hospital
# Rescue 115
# Rescue 115

Woman seriously injured in Clare cliff jumping accident airlifted to hospital

Oct 13th 2019, 4:59 PM 43,813 Views 30 Comments

She’s understood to have jumped around 10 metres when she got into difficulty.

# irish-coast-guard - Saturday 17 August, 2019

Man dies after getting into difficulty while swimming off Clare coast
# Coast Guard
# Coast Guard

Man dies after getting into difficulty while swimming off Clare coast

Updated Aug 17th 2019, 1:23 PM 35,064 Views 3 Comments

The man, aged 71, was airlifted to University Hospital Limerick.

# irish-coast-guard - Thursday 8 August, 2019

Coast Guard helicopter airlifts diver who got into difficulty at the wreck of the Lusitania
# Rescue 116
# Rescue 116

Coast Guard helicopter airlifts diver who got into difficulty at the wreck of the Lusitania

Aug 8th 2019, 2:48 PM 21,034 Views 19 Comments

The diver is receiving treatment at Galway University Hospital.

# irish-coast-guard - Friday 28 June, 2019

Girl (14) who was pulled out to sea off Co Louth dies in hospital
# Louth
# Louth

Girl (14) who was pulled out to sea off Co Louth dies in hospital

Updated Jun 28th 2019, 8:14 PM 71,735 Views 42 Comments

The incident happened off Termonfeckin beach.

# irish-coast-guard - Thursday 30 May, 2019

Woman airlifted to hospital from luxury cruise liner off south coast
# Queen Mary 2
# Queen Mary 2

Woman airlifted to hospital from luxury cruise liner off south coast

May 30th 2019, 2:39 PM 45,435 Views 16 Comments

Rescue 115 had been on standby since yesterday afternoon.

# irish-coast-guard - Saturday 30 March, 2019

Coast Guard to lift blue light driving ban for volunteers as training rolled out
# Emergency
# Emergency

Coast Guard to lift blue light driving ban for volunteers as training rolled out

Mar 30th 2019, 8:00 AM 15,421 Views 21 Comments

The ban had been put in place last month to “mitigate the risk” of this type of driving on public roads.

# irish-coast-guard - Thursday 14 March, 2019

'We will never forget': Tributes paid to Rescue 116 victims on second anniversary of crash
# Rescue 116
# Rescue 116

'We will never forget': Tributes paid to Rescue 116 victims on second anniversary of crash

Mar 14th 2019, 2:11 PM 13,137 Views 5 Comments

Four people lost their lives after Irish Coast Guard helicopter Rescue 116 went down on 14 March 2017.

# irish-coast-guard - Wednesday 20 February, 2019

'Lives could be lost' without immediate training for Coast Guard blue light driving
# Emergency
# Emergency

'Lives could be lost' without immediate training for Coast Guard blue light driving

Feb 20th 2019, 5:54 PM 10,288 Views 17 Comments

Opposition politicians have described the ban on driving with blue lights and sirens as a “backward” move.

Irish Coast Guard staff and volunteers no longer allowed to use blue lights and sirens
# Emergency
# Emergency

Irish Coast Guard staff and volunteers no longer allowed to use blue lights and sirens

Feb 20th 2019, 12:05 AM 84,380 Views 61 Comments

Volunteers are worried about the potential delays this will cause when they are travelling to incidents.

# irish-coast-guard - Thursday 24 January, 2019

Search-and-rescue helicopter pilots industrial action called off to allow for talks
# On Hold
# On Hold

Search-and-rescue helicopter pilots industrial action called off to allow for talks

Jan 24th 2019, 6:26 PM 6,677 Views 8 Comments

The pilots had planned to take action as a result of a dispute on rostering issues.

# irish-coast-guard - Wednesday 23 January, 2019

Explainer: Why are Irish Coast Guard search-and-rescue helicopter pilots taking industrial action?
# Coast Guard
# Coast Guard

Explainer: Why are Irish Coast Guard search-and-rescue helicopter pilots taking industrial action?

Jan 23rd 2019, 6:01 AM 12,596 Views 7 Comments

From Thursday, the pilots will engage in a work-to-rule action.

# irish-coast-guard - Friday 7 December, 2018

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

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

Dec 7th 2018, 1:43 PM 13,389 Views 11 Comments

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

# irish-coast-guard - Saturday 13 October, 2018

Woman (20s) airlifted to hospital after falling from cliff in Co Clare
# Spanish Point
# Spanish Point

Woman (20s) airlifted to hospital after falling from cliff in Co Clare

Oct 13th 2018, 11:42 AM 28,315 Views 9 Comments

It’s believed the woman suffered multiple injuries including fractures and a head trauma.

# irish-coast-guard - Monday 16 July, 2018

Life jacket and helmet from Rescue 116 discovered by fisherman
# Coast Guard
# Coast Guard

Life jacket and helmet from Rescue 116 discovered by fisherman

Jul 16th 2018, 1:08 PM 36,986 Views 2 Comments

The items were discovered by a fisherman one nautical miles off Achill Island.

# irish-coast-guard - Monday 18 June, 2018

Woman airlifted to hospital after fall at Dalkey Quarry
# Dublin
# Dublin

Woman airlifted to hospital after fall at Dalkey Quarry

Jun 18th 2018, 12:21 PM 27,481 Views 7 Comments

The woman, aged in her 30s, fell in an inaccessible area in the quarry this morning.

# irish-coast-guard - Saturday 5 May, 2018

Planning to take a dip? Despite warm weather Irish waters cool enough to trigger cold water shock
# Water Safety
# Water Safety

Planning to take a dip? Despite warm weather Irish waters cool enough to trigger cold water shock

May 5th 2018, 9:15 AM 14,781 Views 13 Comments

Irish waters rarely exceed 15C according to the RNLI and the Irish Coast Guard.

# irish-coast-guard - Saturday 21 April, 2018

Five people rescued after boat broke down and started to take on water
# Howth
# Howth

Five people rescued after boat broke down and started to take on water

Apr 21st 2018, 7:50 PM 22,749 Views 9 Comments

The boat was swamped with water when the Coast Guard arrived.

Woman rescued after falling from cliffs at Howth Head
# Coast Guard
# Coast Guard

Woman rescued after falling from cliffs at Howth Head

Apr 21st 2018, 9:36 AM 20,473 Views 4 Comments

The Irish Coast Guard, gardaí and Dublin Fire Brigade were involved in the rescue operation.

# irish-coast-guard - Friday 30 March, 2018

Spending your Easter weekend by the sea? Don't think twice if you see someone in trouble
# How To Save A Life
# How To Save A Life

Spending your Easter weekend by the sea? Don't think twice if you see someone in trouble

Mar 30th 2018, 12:50 PM 7,753 Views 7 Comments

The Coast Guard has also urged people planning to go out on the water to make sure they are prepared.

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