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#Coast Guard

From TheJournal.ie Rescue 115 airlifts injured man from trawler over 150km off Co Clare coast Coast Guard

Rescue 115 airlifts injured man from trawler over 150km off Co Clare coast

The alarm was raised at around 11.35pm last night.

From TheJournal.ie Coast Guard suspends all rescue boat operations due to 'malfunctioning of lifejackets' Coast Guard

Coast Guard suspends all rescue boat operations due to 'malfunctioning of lifejackets'

An investigation into the issue has been launched.

From TheJournal.ie Man (50s) dies after getting into difficulty in water at Forty Foot in Dublin Dún Laoghaire

Man (50s) dies after getting into difficulty in water at Forty Foot in Dublin

Gardaí in Dun Laoghaire were called to the incident at the Forty Foot at around 2.30pm.

From TheJournal.ie Fishermen who drowned off Co Kerry pier died from 'prolonged period in cold water' Coonanna Pier

Fishermen who drowned off Co Kerry pier died from 'prolonged period in cold water'

The bodies of three Latvian men were recovered off the Coonanna Pier on 30 September 2018.

From TheJournal.ie Man (40s) dies in fall at walking area in Comeragh Mountains Waterford

Man (40s) dies in fall at walking area in Comeragh Mountains

The man incurred major injuries at Mahon Falls yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie Man dies after getting into difficulty while swimming off Clare coast Coast Guard

Man dies after getting into difficulty while swimming off Clare coast

The man, aged 71, was airlifted to University Hospital Limerick.

From TheJournal.ie 10 people airlifted to hospital after getting into difficulty swimming off Donegal coast Coast Guard

10 people airlifted to hospital after getting into difficulty swimming off Donegal coast

Five other people were also rescued this afternoon.

From TheJournal.ie Coast Guard helicopter airlifts diver who got into difficulty at the wreck of the Lusitania Rescue 116

Coast Guard helicopter airlifts diver who got into difficulty at the wreck of the Lusitania

The diver is receiving treatment at Galway University Hospital.

From TheJournal.ie Six people rescued after two cruise boats get into difficulty on Lough Derg Coast Guard

Six people rescued after two cruise boats get into difficulty on Lough Derg

In one case, a boat was drifting without power and was taking on water.

From TheJournal.ie Man airlifted to hospital after sustaining serious head injury on Carrauntoohil Devil's Ladder

Man airlifted to hospital after sustaining serious head injury on Carrauntoohil

The incident happened in the Devil’s Ladder area of the mountain.

From TheJournal.ie Child (5) hospitalised after being swept out to sea on inflatable lilo Portmarnock Beach

Child (5) hospitalised after being swept out to sea on inflatable lilo

Emergency services were alerted to the incident at Dublin’s Portmarnock Beach at 2.20pm.

From TheJournal.ie Man rescued after boat capsizes off coast of south Dublin Dalkey

Man rescued after boat capsizes off coast of south Dublin

The incident happened at around 4pm today.

From TheJournal.ie Major rescue operation launched last night after two swimmers get into difficulty off Kerry coast Ballybunion

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.

From TheJournal.ie Girl (14) who was pulled out to sea off Co Louth dies in hospital Louth

Girl (14) who was pulled out to sea off Co Louth dies in hospital

The incident happened off Termonfeckin beach.

From TheJournal.ie Rescue operation sees seriously injured fisherman airlifted off the Kerry coast Coast Guard

Rescue operation sees seriously injured fisherman airlifted off the Kerry coast

The alarm was raised at 6.30pm last night after the man sustained injuries to his chest.

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí investigate after Coast Guard helicopter 'hit by a green laser multiple times' Doolin

Gardaí investigate after Coast Guard helicopter 'hit by a green laser multiple times'

Such lasers can cause glare and flash blindness. In this case, the helicopter was able to continue to the Aran Island.

From TheJournal.ie Off-duty garda dies after getting into difficulty while diving off Wexford coast Hook Head

Off-duty garda dies after getting into difficulty while diving off Wexford coast

The Coast Guard helicopter, the naval ship LÉ Orla and a lifeboat were sent to the scene.

From TheJournal.ie Man airlifted to hospital after collapsing while walking on Carlingford mountain Rescue 116

Man airlifted to hospital after collapsing while walking on Carlingford mountain

Emergency services were alerted to the incident at midday.

From TheJournal.ie Irish Coast Guard stamps featuring Caitríona Lucas' artwork launched by An Post Search And Rescue

Irish Coast Guard stamps featuring Caitríona Lucas' artwork launched by An Post

Lucas lost her life when the boat she was in capsized while searching for a missing man in September 2016.

From TheJournal.ie 'Lives could be lost' without immediate training for Coast Guard blue light driving Emergency

'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.

From TheJournal.ie Irish Coast Guard staff and volunteers no longer allowed to use blue lights and sirens Emergency

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.

From TheJournal.ie Woman airlifted to hospital after falling at Cliffs of Moher Rescue

Woman airlifted to hospital after falling at Cliffs of Moher

The woman, a tourist aged in her 50s, was in an area inaccessible by land vehicles.

From TheJournal.ie Explainer: Why are Irish Coast Guard search-and-rescue helicopter pilots taking industrial action? Coast Guard

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.

From TheJournal.ie Inspired by the Coast Guard, this young scientist from Clare hopes to develop an improved life jacket BT Young Scientists This post contains videos

Inspired by the Coast Guard, this young scientist from Clare hopes to develop an improved life jacket

The 16-year-old wants to redesign life jackets to improve them for volunteers.

From TheJournal.ie Coast Guard saved over 400 lives this year Search And Rescue

Coast Guard saved over 400 lives this year

Around 1,000 volunteers help operate the service.

From TheJournal.ie 'Caitríona made the ultimate sacrifice': Report into death of Coast Guard volunteer raises safety concerns Doolin

'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.

From TheJournal.ie 'Very tragic': Three men recovered off Kerry coast named locally Coonanna

'Very tragic': Three men recovered off Kerry coast named locally

The Latvian nationals were living in Co Kerry.

From TheJournal.ie 12-year-old boy winched to safety after falling while jumping rocks in south Dublin Bullock Harbour

12-year-old boy winched to safety after falling while jumping rocks in south Dublin

The incident was first reported to emergency services just before 5pm.

From TheJournal.ie Family of five rescued after yacht runs aground in Skerries Rescue

Family of five rescued after yacht runs aground in Skerries

The group on the boat, who are believed to be French nationals, sent out a mayday alert shortly before 5am.

From TheJournal.ie Kayaker drowns off Kerry coast Coast Guard

Kayaker drowns off Kerry coast

The man was found by a local fisherman this afternoon.

From TheJournal.ie Three people rescued after yacht gets into difficulty Dún Laoghaire

Three people rescued after yacht gets into difficulty

The yacht’s sail got caught around the rudder.

From TheJournal.ie Life jacket and helmet from Rescue 116 discovered by fisherman Coast Guard

Life jacket and helmet from Rescue 116 discovered by fisherman

The items were discovered by a fisherman one nautical miles off Achill Island.

From TheJournal.ie Coast Guard rescues two swimmers who got into difficulty on Dublin beaches Howth

Coast Guard rescues two swimmers who got into difficulty on Dublin beaches

The swimmers got into difficulty on Burrow Beach and Claremont Beach in Howth.

From TheJournal.ie Man airlifted after getting into difficulties at Cork beach has died Rescue 117

Man airlifted after getting into difficulties at Cork beach has died

The man had been at the beach with his wife and daughter yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie Nighttime air ambulance service will cost €7 million over two years Transplants

Nighttime air ambulance service will cost €7 million over two years

Three companies applied to provide the service in a recent tendering process.

From TheJournal.ie Coast Guard called after members of the public get stranded on rocks near Howth Rescue

Coast Guard called after members of the public get stranded on rocks near Howth

The Coast Guard commended the group for getting in contact.

From TheJournal.ie Coast Guard helicopter rescues woman and her dog cut off by the tide Sandymount

Coast Guard helicopter rescues woman and her dog cut off by the tide

The changing tide left the woman and her dog stranded on a sandbank.

From TheJournal.ie Coast Guard helicopter rescues three men who jumped into water at Clontarf's Wooden Bridge Bull Island This post contains videos

Coast Guard helicopter rescues three men who jumped into water at Clontarf's Wooden Bridge

The men got into difficulty this afternoon.

From TheJournal.ie Five people rescued after boat broke down and started to take on water Howth

Five people rescued after boat broke down and started to take on water

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

From TheJournal.ie Woman rescued after falling from cliffs at Howth Head Coast Guard

Woman rescued after falling from cliffs at Howth Head

The Irish Coast Guard, gardaí and Dublin Fire Brigade were involved in the rescue operation.

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