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#Coast Guard

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.

From TheJournal.ie Man dead after fishing boat sinks off Mayo coast Coast Guard

Man dead after fishing boat sinks off Mayo coast

Three men were rescued after sending a mayday broadcast this afternoon.

From TheJournal.ie 'We’re coming to a loose end': Family appeals for help finding man missing since Monday Tipperary

'We’re coming to a loose end': Family appeals for help finding man missing since Monday

Gardaí and the Coast Guard are helping in the search to find Mal Brennan.

From TheJournal.ie 'Forever remembered for the sacrifice they made': Rescue 116 crew honoured in Mayo One Year On

'Forever remembered for the sacrifice they made': Rescue 116 crew honoured in Mayo

Four crew members died when the Irish Coast Guard helicopter crashed this day last year.

From TheJournal.ie 'Unacceptable': Kilkee Coast Guard could struggle with the influx of tourists, Dáil told Co Clare

'Unacceptable': Kilkee Coast Guard could struggle with the influx of tourists, Dáil told

The Dáil was told that there had been six incidents last year where “no sea rescue was available” from the Kilkee Coast Guard.

From TheJournal.ie Coast Guard says it's mindful of 'devastating pain and loss' felt by families of Rescue 116 crew Tribute

Coast Guard says it's mindful of 'devastating pain and loss' felt by families of Rescue 116 crew

In its year in review, the Coast Guard said it saved the lives of 335 people throughout the year.

From TheJournal.ie Mountain walker found safe after going missing on Carrauntoohil last night Kerry

Mountain walker found safe after going missing on Carrauntoohil last night

He rang the gardaí last night reporting that he had gotten lost on the mountain.

From TheJournal.ie Bodies of two men found after car goes into river in Co Mayo Louisburgh

Bodies of two men found after car goes into river in Co Mayo

The search has now been stood down.

From TheJournal.ie Irish Coast Guard and Air Corps no longer able to transport patients to UK at night Transplants

Irish Coast Guard and Air Corps no longer able to transport patients to UK at night

‘Priority 1′ transfers involve transporting patients by air to another country for emergency medical treatment.

From TheJournal.ie Two men rescued from sinking fishing boat that was 'almost underwater' Dublin

Two men rescued from sinking fishing boat that was 'almost underwater'

The Skerries RNLI set out from the Laytown coast shortly after 5.30am this morning.

From TheJournal.ie Two women who claim they were lost at sea for five months didn't activate their rescue beacon Pacific Ocean
From TheJournal.ie 'This can delay the response to a genuine emergency': Alarm raised after red distress flare fired in Howth False Alarm

'This can delay the response to a genuine emergency': Alarm raised after red distress flare fired in Howth

A spokesperson for Howth Coast Guard said the flare was fired from a boat moored in the harbour.

From TheJournal.ie Group of 15 junior sailors rescued from wrath of Storm Brian in Dun Laoghaire harbour Brian's Song

Group of 15 junior sailors rescued from wrath of Storm Brian in Dun Laoghaire harbour

It’s understood the youngsters were having a sailing lesson when the storm took a hold.

From TheJournal.ie Remains found on west coast beach confirmed as those of woman buried at sea Clare

Remains found on west coast beach confirmed as those of woman buried at sea

The remains were discovered by two walkers on a beach in north Clare in late September.

From TheJournal.ie It could become a criminal offence to recklessly endanger emergency workers during a status red warning Draft Legislation

It could become a criminal offence to recklessly endanger emergency workers during a status red warning

Fianna Fáil spokesperson on Foreign Affairs and Trade Darragh O’Brien is writing draft legislation.

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