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'A lovely gesture': New helicopter named after Captain Dara Fitzpatrick
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'A lovely gesture': New helicopter named after Captain Dara Fitzpatrick

Dec 11th 2017, 10:42 AM 21,583 Views 23 Comments

Fitzpatrick’s sister Niamh said the family had been touched by the offer from Heli Operations.

Searches resume for missing Rescue 116 crew members
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Searches resume for missing Rescue 116 crew members

Jul 18th 2017, 8:10 AM 9,083 Views 4 Comments

Searches had been due to resume over the weekend but were postponed due to bad conditions.

'A local man. A hero. A friend' -Locals plan lasting memorial for missing Coast Guard crewman
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'A local man. A hero. A friend' -Locals plan lasting memorial for missing Coast Guard crewman

May 28th 2017, 8:30 AM 17,497 Views 5 Comments

A memorial plaque will be unveiled for Rescue 116′s Paul Ormsby in his home town of Ballyfermot.

'We're gone': Final words of R116 crew released in preliminary report
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'We're gone': Final words of R116 crew released in preliminary report

Apr 13th 2017, 8:37 PM 158,208 Views 196 Comments

The preliminary report recommends a review of “all route guides in use by its Search and Rescue helicopters in Ireland”.

Volunteers involved in search for Rescue 116 crewmen 'disgusted' to be charged toll
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Volunteers involved in search for Rescue 116 crewmen 'disgusted' to be charged toll

Apr 10th 2017, 5:19 PM 45,747 Views 37 Comments

Carrick River Rescue claimed they were stopped and charged on the M7 toll after taking part in Rescue 116 search.

Wreckage of Rescue 116 brought ashore
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Wreckage of Rescue 116 brought ashore

Apr 5th 2017, 1:02 PM 28,215 Views 5 Comments

The helicopter crashed three weeks ago while preparing to refuel at Blacksod, County Mayo.

'We'll do it as long as it takes': Massive community effort to feed Rescue 116 search teams
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'We'll do it as long as it takes': Massive community effort to feed Rescue 116 search teams

Apr 4th 2017, 1:43 PM 13,851 Views 6 Comments

Groups from all over the country are sending food to the local co-op near Blacksod.

'We need those boys home': Sister of missing Rescue 116 crewman appeals for search help from fishermen
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'We need those boys home': Sister of missing Rescue 116 crewman appeals for search help from fishermen

Apr 3rd 2017, 9:24 PM 16,080 Views 4 Comments

Orla Smith – whose brother Ciarán Smith remains missing – said that she and her family were trying to stay as strong as possible.

Search teams will attempt to lift wreckage of Rescue 116 today
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Search teams will attempt to lift wreckage of Rescue 116 today

Apr 1st 2017, 7:48 AM 14,654 Views 10 Comments

The location of Paul Ormsby (53) and Ciarán Smith (38) remains unknown.

Funeral of Rescue 116 Captain Mark Duffy to take place tomorrow
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Funeral of Rescue 116 Captain Mark Duffy to take place tomorrow

Mar 29th 2017, 9:54 AM 16,854 Views 7 Comments

The body of Mark Duffy was recovered on Sunday.

Rescuers will try to lift the wreckage of Rescue 116 from the sea today
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Rescuers will try to lift the wreckage of Rescue 116 from the sea today

Mar 27th 2017, 7:10 AM 16,055 Views 11 Comments

The body of Captain Mark Duffy was recovered from the wreckage of the downed aircraft over the weekend.

Body recovered from Rescue 116 wreckage identified as Captain Mark Duffy
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Body recovered from Rescue 116 wreckage identified as Captain Mark Duffy

Mar 26th 2017, 3:30 PM 86,914 Views 34 Comments

The Coast Guard member’s body was recovered from the wreckage and brought ashore today.

Body of captain Mark Duffy found in wreckage of Rescue 116
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Body of captain Mark Duffy found in wreckage of Rescue 116

Mar 24th 2017, 9:45 PM 141,143 Views 57 Comments

The body has not been brought ashore.

Hopes that dives to wreckage of Rescue 116 can begin today
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Hopes that dives to wreckage of Rescue 116 can begin today

Mar 24th 2017, 8:20 AM 10,795 Views 3 Comments

Favourable weather conditions are expected this morning which will allow divers to reach the wreckage of the helicopter beneath the water.

Investigators have found additional wreckage of Rescue 116 in an area of interest
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Investigators have found additional wreckage of Rescue 116 in an area of interest

Mar 21st 2017, 11:05 AM 35,010 Views 19 Comments

It’s now believed that the helicopter had no contact with any of the lighthouse or the building itself.

Investigators say Rescue 116 could have hit rocks at lighthouse
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Investigators say Rescue 116 could have hit rocks at lighthouse

Mar 20th 2017, 9:39 PM 36,462 Views 41 Comments

Up to now, the focus of the investigation has been on Black Rock lighthouse.

No dives as weather disrupts search for Rescue 116
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No dives as weather disrupts search for Rescue 116

Mar 20th 2017, 3:35 PM 13,667 Views 6 Comments

Captain Mark Duffy, winch operator Paul Ormsby and winchman Ciarán Smith remain missing.

Miscommunication over severity of fisherman's injury responsible for last journey of R116
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Miscommunication over severity of fisherman's injury responsible for last journey of R116

Mar 20th 2017, 7:30 AM 46,512 Views 43 Comments

It was thought the fisherman had lost his entire hand, instead it was just the tip of his thumb which was severed.

Captain Dara Fitzpatrick's funeral to take place tomorrow
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Captain Dara Fitzpatrick's funeral to take place tomorrow

Mar 17th 2017, 3:11 PM 25,934 Views 11 Comments

President Michael D Higgins will be among mourners tomorrow.

Rescue 116: Search for Coast Guard flight recorder gets underway
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Rescue 116: Search for Coast Guard flight recorder gets underway

Mar 16th 2017, 7:57 AM 19,503 Views 10 Comments

Today is the third day of the search for the three missing crew members.

'We thanked them for the family members which they lent to this nation' - Anxious wait for news of Rescue 116
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'We thanked them for the family members which they lent to this nation' - Anxious wait for news of Rescue 116

Mar 16th 2017, 12:45 AM 22,693 Views 9 Comments

Shane Ross spoke softly of the families being “devastated”.

Rescue 116: Black box homing beacon detected in search for missing crew
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Rescue 116: Black box homing beacon detected in search for missing crew

Mar 15th 2017, 4:58 PM 45,463 Views 16 Comments

Search teams are looking for three missing crew men.

'It's unspeakable, what's going on': Shane Ross meets families of Coast Guard crew
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'It's unspeakable, what's going on': Shane Ross meets families of Coast Guard crew

Mar 15th 2017, 3:20 PM 52,044 Views 27 Comments

Searches are ongoing to locate chief pilot Mark Duffy and winchmen Paul Ormsby and Ciarán Smith.

'You hang on to a thread of hope but are fearful' - The search for Rescue 116
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'You hang on to a thread of hope but are fearful' - The search for Rescue 116

Mar 15th 2017, 12:01 AM 24,095 Views 15 Comments

Three crew members are yet to be recovered.

95 Garda stations to close by end of month
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95 Garda stations to close by end of month

Jan 19th 2013, 11:29 AM 14,367 Views 61 Comments

Garda authorities have released a full list of the 95 stations which will close within the next 12 days.

Tri Talk: Aaron O'Brien sprints clear to capture junior race in London
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Tri Talk: Aaron O'Brien sprints clear to capture junior race in London

Sep 25th 2012, 11:15 AM 690 Views 0 Comments

In your weekly triathlon round-up, the Irish Junior squad excel in London and more than 200 people brave the waters at Blacksod, Co Mayo.