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Dublin: 10 °C Sunday 18 November, 2018

#Irish Coast Guard

# 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.

# irish-coast-guard - Saturday 15 August, 2015

# irish-coast-guard - Thursday 13 August, 2015

Woman rescued from Howth Head after being kept on phone as crew of 19 searched

She was found in the early hours of this morning.

# irish-coast-guard - Monday 3 August, 2015

Garda and Coast Guard choppers rescue stranded walkers (and dogs) off Sandymount

We’re told both dogs have “slept for the rest of the day” after all the excitement.

# irish-coast-guard - Tuesday 19 May, 2015

Fishermen plucked from liferaft after ship sinks in gale-force winds

The Shannon and Waterford Coast Guard helicopters responded – and the men were located in a liferaft in the early hours of this morning.

# irish-coast-guard - Friday 17 April, 2015

Man rescued by coast guard after breaking his arm on boat

The first rescue attempt was unsuccessful.

# irish-coast-guard - Sunday 4 January, 2015

Injured kayaker rescued from Clare Glens in two hour operation

Crews from the Coast Guard, South East Mountain Rescue, the fire service and the National Ambulance Service all worked together in the rescue.

# irish-coast-guard - Saturday 27 December, 2014

Occupants of plane that caught fire "got a taxi on to Limerick"

Four people escaped unharmed after their light aircraft came down near Portumna on Christmas Eve.

# irish-coast-guard - Sunday 2 November, 2014

Sailor with suspected spinal injuries rescued during yacht race

He was hit by a fallen mast in Dublin Bay.

# irish-coast-guard - Wednesday 1 October, 2014

12-year-old boy rescued after 50 foot fall

The boy was transported to hospital by helicopter this evening.

# irish-coast-guard - Monday 8 September, 2014

RNLI crew pump water from boat for over an hour to rescue 6 men

The volunteer lifeboat crew was requested to launch both their inshore and all-weather lifeboats at 3.15am.

# irish-coast-guard - Tuesday 26 August, 2014

Family with three kids rescued after getting lost in Clare woods

The family drifted off the footpath and became disorientated while on a night time walk.

# irish-coast-guard - Sunday 27 July, 2014

Man in 50s found dead in Galway mountains

The man’s body was discovered yesterday evening.

# irish-coast-guard - Friday 18 July, 2014

Coast Guard responds to 'help' calls on Carrauntoohil... it was just someone praying loudly

A mountain guide thought he heard screams for help. They weren’t.

# irish-coast-guard - Monday 7 July, 2014

Five pilot whales die after pod gets stranded on Donegal beach

The pod of pilot whales have become stranded for a second time today.

# irish-coast-guard - Saturday 5 July, 2014

Take a ride with us on an Irish Coast Guard helicopter Flying High This post contains videos

Take a ride with us on an Irish Coast Guard helicopter

The crew based at Dublin Airport let us tag along on a training exercise and even winched our reporter out of the chopper…

# irish-coast-guard - Friday 20 June, 2014

Two swimmers rescued from Howth cliff after being caught by strong currents

The two men were rescued after a tourist heard their shouts for help.

# irish-coast-guard - Wednesday 18 June, 2014

Man suffers heart attack on Waterford beach

It is thought that the heat today was a contributing factor.

# irish-coast-guard - Tuesday 10 June, 2014

This is a very very stupid thing to do ... obviously

Teenagers have been jumping from four-storey high scaffolding into Grand Canal Dock. It’s not a very bright thing to do.

# irish-coast-guard - Sunday 1 June, 2014

Man rescued after breaking leg in cliff fall

The man fell near Martello Tower in Portrane yesterday evening.

# irish-coast-guard - Wednesday 21 May, 2014

These signs will help the Coast Guard get to people more quickly

The signs has its location displayed on it to help tourists or those unfamiliar with an area help emergency services to find a person in trouble.

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