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#Coast Guard

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.

From TheJournal.ie Coast Guard warns public to stay away from the sea after people spotted in stormy waters Ophelia

Coast Guard warns public to stay away from the sea after people spotted in stormy waters

Most people are obeying the Coast Guard’s warnings to stay away from the coast.

From TheJournal.ie Rescue 116 and lifeboat crew tasked to windsurfers in difficulty off Louth coast Ophelia

Rescue 116 and lifeboat crew tasked to windsurfers in difficulty off Louth coast

The incident happened this morning before the men made their way back to shore.

From TheJournal.ie Man rescued from Tipperary mountains after getting lost while searching for missing cattle Arra Mountains

Man rescued from Tipperary mountains after getting lost while searching for missing cattle

The man was reported missing in the Arra Mountains last night at about 10pm.

From TheJournal.ie Body found on Aran Islands is that of man who fell into sea in Clare two weeks ago Coast Guard

Body found on Aran Islands is that of man who fell into sea in Clare two weeks ago

The man was named locally as Russian national Andrey Maltsev.

From TheJournal.ie Helmet and lifejacket found on Mayo shore Rescue 116

Helmet and lifejacket found on Mayo shore

Investigations are being carried out to determine whether the items belong to a missing Rescue 116 crewmember.

From TheJournal.ie Skeletal remains wash up on seashore in Clare Fanore

Skeletal remains wash up on seashore in Clare

Walkers found the remains on rocks this afternoon.

From TheJournal.ie Heavy fog hampering search for fisherman swept into sea in Clare Day Three

Heavy fog hampering search for fisherman swept into sea in Clare

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

From TheJournal.ie Major search launched after fisherman swept into the sea in Clare Doonbeg

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.

From TheJournal.ie 'I am lucky I got her back' - Husband of Caitríona Lucas on one-year anniversary of her death Coast Guard

'I am lucky I got her back' - Husband of Caitríona Lucas on one-year anniversary of her death

Caitríona died last year while on call with the Irish Coast Guard.

From TheJournal.ie Interim report into death of Coast Guard volunteer Caitríona Lucas published One Year On

Interim report into death of Coast Guard volunteer Caitríona Lucas published

Caitríona Lucas died on 12 September last year just off Kilkee, Co Clare.

From TheJournal.ie Coast Guard urges care along Atlantic coasts and cliffs due to wind alert Caution

Coast Guard urges care along Atlantic coasts and cliffs due to wind alert

Very high seas are also forecast for tomorrow night and Monday morning.

From TheJournal.ie 14-year-old girl scout's fall from helicopter 'unlikely' to have caused her death, inquest hears Aoife Winterlich

14-year-old girl scout's fall from helicopter 'unlikely' to have caused her death, inquest hears

Aoife Winterlich died after being swept out to sea at Hook Head lighthouse in December 2015.

From TheJournal.ie Two divers rescued off Dalkey Island Coast Guard

Two divers rescued off Dalkey Island

They failed to surface when diving yesterday afternoon.

From TheJournal.ie Swimmers 'terrified' as jet skis speed around them in Dun Laoghaire Uneasy Jet

Swimmers 'terrified' as jet skis speed around them in Dun Laoghaire

The Coast Guard said that it received a number of calls about the vehicles at Seapoint yesterday evening.

From TheJournal.ie Body recovered in search for missing Canadian diver Coast Guard

Body recovered in search for missing Canadian diver

Three days of searches were carried out.

From TheJournal.ie Body of missing hillwalker found in Donegal mountains Derryveagh Mountains

Body of missing hillwalker found in Donegal mountains

The man was found yesterday after the alarm was raised on Saturday evening.

From TheJournal.ie Diver exploring wrecks missing off Donegal Fanad

Diver exploring wrecks missing off Donegal

The man was reported missing yesterday afternoon.

From TheJournal.ie Local boats pitch in to help as canoeist rescued after lake ordeal Lough Conn

Local boats pitch in to help as canoeist rescued after lake ordeal

Rescue helicopter 118 and the Killala Coast Guard also assisted in the rescue.

From TheJournal.ie If you're near the water this weekend, here's what you need to remember Water Safety

If you're near the water this weekend, here's what you need to remember

While temperatures out of the water can rise, the temperatures in the water rarely exceed 15C.

From TheJournal.ie US Coast Guard won't 'break faith' with transgender members Trans Rights

US Coast Guard won't 'break faith' with transgender members

Admiral Paul Zukunft has assured transgender members of the Coast Guard that they will not be removed from duty.

From TheJournal.ie Four people rescued off west Cork coast after boat's engine problems Courtmacsherry Bay

Four people rescued off west Cork coast after boat's engine problems

Strong winds and engine problems left four people stranded after leaving Courtmacsherry Bay this morning.

From TheJournal.ie There'll be eleven masses on Croagh Patrick this weekend for Reek Sunday Ahoy Pilgrims

There'll be eleven masses on Croagh Patrick this weekend for Reek Sunday

A total of 25,000 people are expected to take part in the pilgrimage.

From TheJournal.ie Two young rowers rescued off Cork coast as they tried to row from Canada to Ireland So Close

Two young rowers rescued off Cork coast as they tried to row from Canada to Ireland

French-Canadian rower Joseph Gagnon and Dubliner Brian Conville were attempting to break four world records.

From TheJournal.ie Coast Guard volunteer Caitríona Lucas who died on duty awarded posthumous degree Honourary Degree

Coast Guard volunteer Caitríona Lucas who died on duty awarded posthumous degree

Lucas was praised at the graduation ceremony in Wales, where her achievements as a volunteer were read out.

From TheJournal.ie 'Runaway' car rolls down steps towards the sea at Kilkee beach Clare

'Runaway' car rolls down steps towards the sea at Kilkee beach

Emergency services are at the scene and no-one is believed to have been injured.

From TheJournal.ie Searches resume for missing Rescue 116 crew members Coast Guard

Searches resume for missing Rescue 116 crew members

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

From TheJournal.ie Search for missing Rescue 116 crew members postponed until Monday due to bad weather Rescue 116

Search for missing Rescue 116 crew members postponed until Monday due to bad weather

Strong winds, a high sea level and poor visibility made it too unsafe for the operation to commence.

From TheJournal.ie Favourable weather conditions to aid fresh search for missing Rescue 116 crew members Garda Divers

Favourable weather conditions to aid fresh search for missing Rescue 116 crew members

Last night, RTÉ’s Prime Time reported that concerns over onboard mapping systems had been flagged four years ago.

From TheJournal.ie Pilot flagged concerns that island was not on mapping system 4 years before Rescue 116 crash Search And Rescue

Pilot flagged concerns that island was not on mapping system 4 years before Rescue 116 crash

A report on RTÉ’s Prime Time detailed a series of emails between pilots and the search and rescue operator in 2013.