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# irish-coastguard - Monday 25 June, 2018

Two men drown in separate incidents over the weekend
# Drowning Deaths
# Drowning Deaths

Two men drown in separate incidents over the weekend

Jun 25th 2018, 9:22 AM 44,372 Views 16 Comments

The incidents occurred in Dun Laoghaire and Killybegs.

# irish-coastguard - Friday 25 July, 2014

Sheep rescued from rising waters is reunited with its owner
# Ewe Heroes
# Ewe Heroes

Sheep rescued from rising waters is reunited with its owner

Jul 25th 2014, 8:45 PM 13,665 Views 33 Comments

The Wicklow lifeboat rescue crew had an unusual rescue mission this week.

# irish-coastguard - Monday 14 July, 2014

Man dies after resurfacing from dive off Inishbofin
# Galway
# Galway

Man dies after resurfacing from dive off Inishbofin

Jul 14th 2014, 7:25 PM 30,587 Views 14 Comments

The diver experienced difficulty and the coastguard helicopter R118 was tasked to the scene from Sligo.

# irish-coastguard - Tuesday 17 June, 2014

Heading to the beach? These wristbands could help if your child gets lost
# Stay Safe
# Stay Safe

Heading to the beach? These wristbands could help if your child gets lost

Jun 17th 2014, 8:30 AM 10,555 Views 21 Comments

The phone number of the parents or guardians will be on the wristbands in case the child gets lost on a busy beach.

# irish-coastguard - Tuesday 22 April, 2014

How did you spend Easter morning? This man towed a stranded dolphin back to the depths off Achill
# The Resurrection
# The Resurrection

How did you spend Easter morning? This man towed a stranded dolphin back to the depths off Achill

Apr 22nd 2014, 6:34 PM 29,334 Views 17 Comments

While most of the country was enjoying a lie-in, the Achill Coast Guard team led a local rescue mission for a stranded dolphin…

# irish-coastguard - Saturday 9 November, 2013

Heatwave led to 34 per cent surge in Coast Guard call-outs
# Rescue 999
# Rescue 999

Heatwave led to 34 per cent surge in Coast Guard call-outs

Nov 9th 2013, 7:45 AM 5,422 Views 17 Comments

Crews were tasked to total of 2,343 incidents in the first ten months of this year.

# irish-coastguard - Saturday 5 October, 2013

Lindsey Kinsella: I never thought I’d see this day
# Chloe Kinsella
# Chloe Kinsella

Lindsey Kinsella: I never thought I’d see this day

Oct 5th 2013, 9:50 PM 41,955 Views 40 Comments

Chloe Kinsella’s sister has thanked the hundreds of people who helped in the search effort, while her uncle has appealed for teenagers under pressure to seek help if they need it.

# irish-coastguard - Tuesday 13 August, 2013

Man airlifted to hospital after medical emergency aboard cargo vessel
# Irish Sea
# Irish Sea

Man airlifted to hospital after medical emergency aboard cargo vessel

Aug 13th 2013, 12:53 PM 6,271 Views 3 Comments

The man was diagnosed with suspected sepsis over the radio by doctors in Cork using the ‘Medico’ maritime assistance system.

# irish-coastguard - Wednesday 10 July, 2013

Huge increase in jetskiers "tormenting" beachgoers - Coastguard
# Nuisance
# Nuisance

Huge increase in jetskiers "tormenting" beachgoers - Coastguard

Jul 10th 2013, 7:30 AM 10,197 Views 40 Comments

The coastguard service is warning jetskiers to stay out of designated swimming areas, amid a rise of around 40 per cent in such complaints.

# irish-coastguard - Sunday 23 June, 2013

Chopped: GAA pitch will no longer be used as helicopter pad for Cork hospital
# Emergency Care
# Emergency Care

Chopped: GAA pitch will no longer be used as helicopter pad for Cork hospital

Jun 23rd 2013, 7:45 AM 14,919 Views 39 Comments

With no helipad at the only level-one trauma centre in the country, helicopters have been forced to land on sports pitches near to Cork University Hospital.

# irish-coastguard - Tuesday 14 August, 2012

Two bodies found in Clare coast search
# Tragedy
# Tragedy

Two bodies found in Clare coast search

Aug 14th 2012, 1:31 PM 5,013 Views 8 Comments

Small boat had been reported missing last night when it failed to return to Quilty. Bodies of two men were found after midday today.

# irish-coastguard - Tuesday 29 November, 2011

Search for missing sailors called off
# Missing
# Missing

Search for missing sailors called off

Nov 29th 2011, 8:05 AM 1,092 Views 4 Comments

Five men remain missing in the Irish Sea following the sinking of their cargo vessel on Sunday. The Welsh coastguard has said there is little hope of them being found alive.