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#Irish Coast Guard

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

The incident happened off Termonfeckin beach.

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

Woman airlifted to hospital from luxury cruise liner off south coast

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

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

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

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 Exclusive

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

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?

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Woman rescued after falling from cliffs at Howth Head

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

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

# irish-coast-guard - Wednesday 14 March, 2018

'Forever remembered for the sacrifice they made': Rescue 116 crew honoured in Mayo

Four crew members died when the Irish Coast Guard helicopter crashed this day last year.

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

Man in critical condition after being washed into sea in Clare

It’s believed he was taking photos near the base of a cliff.

# irish-coast-guard - Monday 8 January, 2018

Coast Guard suspends use of Beaumont Hospital landing site after resident complaints

Crews are being told to use Dublin Airport for transfers to Beaumont Hospital, adding up to 20 minutes onto the journey for the patient.

# irish-coast-guard - Friday 29 December, 2017

Coast Guard says it's mindful of 'devastating pain and loss' felt by families of Rescue 116 crew

In its year in review, the Coast Guard said it saved the lives of 335 people throughout the year.

# irish-coast-guard - Thursday 23 November, 2017

Search underway for fisherman missing in Galway Bay

An alert was raised with the Irish Coast Guard yesterday evening when the boat failed to return to shore.

# irish-coast-guard - Monday 13 November, 2017

Irish Coast Guard and Air Corps no longer able to transport patients to UK at night

‘Priority 1′ transfers involve transporting patients by air to another country for emergency medical treatment.

# irish-coast-guard - Monday 10 July, 2017

Two men who died off Donegal coast named locally

Both men are believed to be Lithuanian nationals.

# irish-coast-guard - Saturday 27 May, 2017

Forty Foot swimmers raise alarm after jet skis and powerboats cause havoc

The seafarers ventured into an area especially designated for swimmers.

# irish-coast-guard - Tuesday 21 February, 2017

Coast Guard rescues severely injured Russian fisherman 140 miles out at sea in heavy winds

Rescue 115 and Rescue 117 were involved in the mission.

# irish-coast-guard - Thursday 9 February, 2017

Man dies in hospital after falling into Lough Derg

The man was airlifted to Limerick University Hospital this morning.

# irish-coast-guard - 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.

# irish-coast-guard - Thursday 17 December, 2015

LE Aisling joins search for fisherman who fell overboard off Kerry coast

The man was working on a Spanish fishing vessel when he fell into the water.

# irish-coast-guard - Sunday 13 December, 2015

Six-year-old girl airlifted to hospital after being overcome by bleach fumes

Emergency services were called to the girl’s home this afternoon.

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