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# valentia - Sunday 14 July, 2019

Major rescue operation launched last night after two swimmers get into difficulty off Kerry coast

Units from the Coast Guard and RNLI joined in the operation as the pair safely reached the shore.

# valentia - Saturday 16 September, 2017

Major search launched after fisherman swept into the sea in Clare

It’s understood the man in his forties was fishing in the Pulleen Bay near Doonbeg.

# valentia - Monday 12 September, 2016

This Kerry peninsula shows how the Irish have communicated for thousands of years

An expert talks us through how it all works.

# valentia - Friday 5 February, 2016

Man airlifted from Russian ship off Cork coast after "sustaining burns" in engine room

The rescue happened today at about 5.45pm.

# valentia - Tuesday 19 January, 2016

R2-D2 salt cellars and Skywalker suites - Kerry tourism is braced for a major Star Wars windfall...

The Star Wars sequels have been using Skellig Michael as a filming location – and it looks like the association is set to bear fruit.

# valentia - Friday 17 April, 2015

Man rescued by coast guard after breaking his arm on boat

The first rescue attempt was unsuccessful.

# valentia - Wednesday 1 October, 2014

Five swimmers rescued from Galway Bay after dolphin attack

The swimmers were pulled to safety by the RNLI.

# valentia - Friday 21 February, 2014

Man allegedly 'raped with gun' after arrest in Venezuela protests

The death toll has risen to eight with 137 wounded and more than 100 people detained in the protests.

# valentia - Monday 13 January, 2014

Dog rescued from Valentia cliff by Coast Guard volunteers

The dog belonged to a local man and was believed to have been missing for a number of days.

# valentia - Monday 26 August, 2013

Three rescued from boat that could have hit rocks

The Toe Head Coast Guard helped to tow the boat back to Union Hall pier.

# valentia - Wednesday 3 April, 2013

French fishing vessel detained off Kerry coast

The Irish Naval Service detained the vessel earlier today and is now escorting it to Castletownbere in Cork where it will be handed over to gardaí.

# valentia - Wednesday 28 November, 2012

Marine Rescue Coordination Centres no longer under threat

Value for money reviews into the Coast Guard lead to fears about the future of the Marine Rescue Coordination Centres at Dublin, Valentia and Malin.

# valentia - Tuesday 14 August, 2012

Search continues for two men off Clare coast

The search and rescue operation resumed at first light this morning.

# valentia - Friday 27 July, 2012

Valentia search resumes for missing man

Man went missing while fishing on the north of Kerry’s Valentia Island yesterday.

# valentia - Monday 4 June, 2012

Three lifeboat operations see 20 people rescued over weekend

It was a busy weekend at sea for the RNLI and Irish Coast Guard.

# valentia - Tuesday 10 April, 2012

Passenger suffers suspected heart attack on board MS Balmoral

The man has received medical attention on board the vessel, which has turned back as a “precautionary measure”.

# valentia - Sunday 22 January, 2012

Third body found in Cork search

The body is believed to be be that one of of the Egyptian crew members of the Tit Bonhomme. Two fishermen from the sunken trawler have yet to be found.