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Dog rescued after falling 100 feet from cliff edge on Howth Head
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Dog rescued after falling 100 feet from cliff edge on Howth Head

11 hours ago 24,799 Views 34 Comments

The dog was reunited with its owners and taken to the vet for treatment.

Coast Guard says it aims to resume cliff training as volunteers express safety concerns
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Coast Guard says it aims to resume cliff training as volunteers express safety concerns

Wed 6:00 AM 10,735 Views 2 Comments

Some volunteers have not done a training exercise in months.

Dozens rescued in US after ice floes break away on Lake Michigan
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Dozens rescued in US after ice floes break away on Lake Michigan

Feb 5th 2021, 3:38 PM 46,725 Views 5 Comments

Ice boats and helicopters were used to reach the people who had been ice fishing in Wisconsin.

Drivers urged to exercise 'extreme caution' due to snow and ice on roads
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Drivers urged to exercise 'extreme caution' due to snow and ice on roads

Updated Jan 24th 2021, 12:24 PM 32,542 Views 17 Comments

Very icy conditions have been reported in many areas, particularly on minor roads.

Irish Coast Guard and RNLI issue water safety plea as callouts to open water swimmers increase
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Irish Coast Guard and RNLI issue water safety plea as callouts to open water swimmers increase

Nov 20th 2020, 12:10 PM 16,668 Views 15 Comments

Over the past week, eight separate incidents arose in the Dublin-Wicklow area alone.

17-year-old explains how he helped a woman who got into difficulty off Wicklow coast
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17-year-old explains how he helped a woman who got into difficulty off Wicklow coast

Nov 13th 2020, 2:33 PM 23,157 Views 12 Comments

The Coast Guard had been called before the teen, who has lifeguard training, got into the water.

Woman rescued by helicopter after getting into difficulty while swimming in Greystones
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Woman rescued by helicopter after getting into difficulty while swimming in Greystones

Updated Nov 11th 2020, 10:03 PM 90,554 Views 59 Comments

The Greystones Coast Guard has shared images of the helicopter rescue.

'Lucky escape' for pair rescued from cliff at Howth
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'Lucky escape' for pair rescued from cliff at Howth

Oct 11th 2020, 6:54 PM 69,998 Views 23 Comments

An adult and a teenager were rescued today at the Howth cliffs.

Crew member of ferry missing after overnight search in Irish Sea
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Crew member of ferry missing after overnight search in Irish Sea

Oct 6th 2020, 10:07 AM 137,306 Views 11 Comments

The search is being overseen by the HM Coastguard in Holyhead in Wales, but the Irish Coast Guard is providing assistance.

Coast Guard issues warning about inflatable devices amid high tides
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Coast Guard issues warning about inflatable devices amid high tides

Aug 19th 2020, 8:37 AM 10,591 Views 6 Comments

High tides and a storm are expected in the coming days.

Local fisherman found missing paddle boarders clinging to lobster pot
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Local fisherman found missing paddle boarders clinging to lobster pot

Updated Aug 13th 2020, 12:55 PM 153,992 Views 92 Comments

The women are now in the care of the HSE.

Body of boy (5) recovered from Lough Mask in Co Mayo during search operation
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Body of boy (5) recovered from Lough Mask in Co Mayo during search operation

Updated Jun 2nd 2020, 8:54 AM 116,166 Views 0 Comments

The child entered the water while out on Lough Mask at around 6.30pm yesterday.

Girl (16) in serious condition after being pulled from sea in Bray
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Girl (16) in serious condition after being pulled from sea in Bray

May 12th 2020, 8:36 PM 66,305 Views 11 Comments

The girl was taken to St Vincent’s Hospital in Dublin.

'Now is not the time to become complacent': Rescue services urge public to avoid water-based exercise
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'Now is not the time to become complacent': Rescue services urge public to avoid water-based exercise

Apr 30th 2020, 3:18 PM 11,569 Views 11 Comments

It’s feared that people may become complacent and be tempted to take to the water or visit coastal areas this bank holiday weekend.

Coast Guard warns the public to be careful of rising tide while walking along the coast
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Coast Guard warns the public to be careful of rising tide while walking along the coast

Apr 25th 2020, 12:07 PM 21,634 Views 10 Comments

The Howth Coast Guard station in Dublin responded to three callouts in relation to coastal walkers this week.

Rescue services urge public to avoid water-based exercise while Covid-19 restrictions are in place
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Rescue services urge public to avoid water-based exercise while Covid-19 restrictions are in place

Apr 9th 2020, 9:57 PM 34,539 Views 26 Comments

It’s feared rescue crews and emergency services could face by being unnecessarily exposed to the coronavirus.

Coast Guard issues warning after reports of people putting themselves at risk during Storm Brendan
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Coast Guard issues warning after reports of people putting themselves at risk during Storm Brendan

Jan 13th 2020, 9:42 PM 31,547 Views 18 Comments

The Coast Guard said its units had talked to multiple people in the Clontarf and Howth areas today.

Woman who fell 30 feet off cliff path in Sutton airlifted to hospital with serious injuries
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Woman who fell 30 feet off cliff path in Sutton airlifted to hospital with serious injuries

Jan 13th 2020, 7:57 AM 30,376 Views 4 Comments

The Coast Guard rescued the woman, who is aged in her 50s, yesterday.

'Significant restrictions' on emergency helicopter service on days when Air Corps not available
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'Significant restrictions' on emergency helicopter service on days when Air Corps not available

Jan 10th 2020, 6:10 AM 9,701 Views 14 Comments

An internal Department of Defence briefing highlights the restrictions on where the Coast Guard helicopter can reach.

Search for missing fisherman off Wexford coast stood down until morning
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Search for missing fisherman off Wexford coast stood down until morning

Updated Jan 6th 2020, 5:20 PM 14,208 Views 1 Comment

Willie Whelan remains missing after the fishing boat got into difficulty on Saturday night.

Search for missing man in fishing boat incident stood down until morning
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Search for missing man in fishing boat incident stood down until morning

Updated Jan 5th 2020, 6:37 PM 33,236 Views 13 Comments

Two men are understood to have been on board the boat, one of whom has since died.

'Thumper': The life-saving device that allows the Coast Guard to start CPR while a patient is being winched to safety
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'Thumper': The life-saving device that allows the Coast Guard to start CPR while a patient is being winched to safety

Jan 4th 2020, 8:30 PM 13,328 Views 12 Comments

The Thumper is attached to a stretcher, meaning chest compressions can begin as soon as the patient is strapped in.

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

Nov 18th 2019, 12:37 PM 16,414 Views 3 Comments

The alarm was raised at around 11.35pm last night.

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

Nov 15th 2019, 4:11 PM 49,065 Views 43 Comments

An investigation into the issue has been launched.

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

Sep 29th 2019, 5:03 PM 86,470 Views 8 Comments

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

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

Sep 13th 2019, 8:29 AM 18,761 Views 12 Comments

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

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

Sep 9th 2019, 7:07 AM 24,047 Views 5 Comments

The man incurred major injuries at Mahon Falls yesterday.

Man dies after getting into difficulty while swimming off Clare coast
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Man dies after getting into difficulty while swimming off Clare coast

Updated Aug 17th 2019, 1:23 PM 35,058 Views 3 Comments

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

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

Aug 13th 2019, 7:00 PM 31,043 Views 6 Comments

Five other people were also rescued this afternoon.

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

Aug 8th 2019, 2:48 PM 21,024 Views 19 Comments

The diver is receiving treatment at Galway University Hospital.

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

Aug 6th 2019, 9:53 PM 38,416 Views 3 Comments

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

Man airlifted to hospital after sustaining serious head injury on Carrauntoohil
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Man airlifted to hospital after sustaining serious head injury on Carrauntoohil

Jul 27th 2019, 5:10 PM 19,084 Views 7 Comments

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

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

Jul 22nd 2019, 6:57 PM 43,552 Views 36 Comments

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

Man rescued after boat capsizes off coast of south Dublin
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Man rescued after boat capsizes off coast of south Dublin

Jul 15th 2019, 10:21 PM 23,021 Views 10 Comments

The incident happened at around 4pm today.

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

Jul 14th 2019, 10:59 AM 30,788 Views 21 Comments

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

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

Updated Jun 28th 2019, 8:14 PM 71,712 Views 42 Comments

The incident happened off Termonfeckin beach.

Rescue operation sees seriously injured fisherman airlifted off the Kerry coast
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Rescue operation sees seriously injured fisherman airlifted off the Kerry coast

Jun 9th 2019, 4:31 PM 14,865 Views 6 Comments

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

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

May 29th 2019, 5:26 PM 30,042 Views 40 Comments

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

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

Updated May 25th 2019, 5:47 PM 33,177 Views 4 Comments

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

Man airlifted to hospital after collapsing while walking on Carlingford mountain
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Man airlifted to hospital after collapsing while walking on Carlingford mountain

Apr 20th 2019, 3:00 PM 18,033 Views 3 Comments

Emergency services were alerted to the incident at midday.

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