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Dublin: 9 °C Tuesday 19 February, 2019

#Coast Guard

From TheJournal.ie Volunteers involved in search for Rescue 116 crewmen 'disgusted' to be charged toll Blacksod

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Over 100 boats to search for missing Rescue 116 crew Rescue 116

Over 100 boats to search for missing Rescue 116 crew

It’s thought that local knowledge of tides and currents will be crucial in the search effort.

From TheJournal.ie Major search operation to begin Saturday for missing Rescue 116 crew North Mayo

Major search operation to begin Saturday for missing Rescue 116 crew

The Coast Guard, the LÉ Ciara and local fishermen will be involved in the search over the weekend.

From TheJournal.ie Wreckage of Rescue 116 brought ashore Rescue 116

Wreckage of Rescue 116 brought ashore

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

From TheJournal.ie 'We'll do it as long as it takes': Massive community effort to feed Rescue 116 search teams In It Together

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

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

From TheJournal.ie 'We need those boys home': Sister of missing Rescue 116 crewman appeals for search help from fishermen Coast Guard

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Wreckage of Rescue 116 recovered but no sign of missing crew members Search

Wreckage of Rescue 116 recovered but no sign of missing crew members

Crew members Paul Ormsby and Ciarán Smith are still missing.

From TheJournal.ie Here's What Happened Today: Saturday News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

Rescue 116′s flight recorders, the search for a body in Finglas and a landslide in Colombia…

From TheJournal.ie 'No mechanical anomalies' discovered in initial analysis of R116 flight recorders R116

'No mechanical anomalies' discovered in initial analysis of R116 flight recorders

The AAIU said it was mindful that S-92A helicopters are in operation around the world in a variety of roles.

From TheJournal.ie Search teams will attempt to lift wreckage of Rescue 116 today Mayo

Search teams will attempt to lift wreckage of Rescue 116 today

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

From TheJournal.ie Cloud turns to light as Captain Mark Duffy makes his final journey Blackrock

Cloud turns to light as Captain Mark Duffy makes his final journey

The funeral of the Coast Guard pilot, who died when his Rescue 116 helicopter crashed off the Mayo coast a fortnight ago, took place in Blackrock, Louth, yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie Rescuers will try to lift the wreckage of Rescue 116 from the sea today Rescue 116

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Body recovered from Rescue 116 wreckage identified as Captain Mark Duffy Co-Pilot

Body recovered from Rescue 116 wreckage identified as Captain Mark Duffy

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

From TheJournal.ie Hopes that dives to wreckage of Rescue 116 can begin today Coast Guard

Hopes that dives to wreckage of Rescue 116 can begin today

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

From TheJournal.ie Underwater device with cameras and grabbers used in search for Rescue 116 High Tech

Underwater device with cameras and grabbers used in search for Rescue 116

The high tech device gives investigators a better view of the crash site.

From TheJournal.ie No dives as weather disrupts search for Rescue 116 Blacksod

No dives as weather disrupts search for Rescue 116

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

From TheJournal.ie Miscommunication over severity of fisherman's injury responsible for last journey of R116 Rescue 116

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Coast Guard and RNLI rescue eight people from overturned boat off Sligo Rescue 118

Coast Guard and RNLI rescue eight people from overturned boat off Sligo

Two people have been hospitalised following the incident.

From TheJournal.ie Rescue 116: Search for Coast Guard flight recorder gets underway Rescue 116

Rescue 116: Search for Coast Guard flight recorder gets underway

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

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Dara Fitzpatrick's family pay tribute to her, saying 'We'll raise Fionn as she wanted' Coastguard Pilot This post contains videos

Dara Fitzpatrick's family pay tribute to her, saying 'We'll raise Fionn as she wanted'

“She loved her job because she loved helping people. That sounds trite but it was true.”

From TheJournal.ie Rescue 116: Black box homing beacon detected in search for missing crew Mayo

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

Search teams are looking for three missing crew men.

From TheJournal.ie 'You hang on to a thread of hope but are fearful' - The search for Rescue 116 Blacksod

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

Three crew members are yet to be recovered.

From TheJournal.ie Searches continue for missing Coast Guard crew Mark Duffy, Paul Ormsby and Ciarán Smith Rescue 116

Searches continue for missing Coast Guard crew Mark Duffy, Paul Ormsby and Ciarán Smith

Captain Dara Fitzpatrick was recovered earlier but she died shortly afterwards.

From TheJournal.ie Sister leads tributes to 'brave' Captain Dara Fitzpatrick who lost life in Coast Guard crash RIP

Sister leads tributes to 'brave' Captain Dara Fitzpatrick who lost life in Coast Guard crash

She was a well-known senior pilot with the Coast Guard.

From TheJournal.ie Search continues for three members of Coast Guard helicopter crew Mayo

Search continues for three members of Coast Guard helicopter crew

Contact with the helicopter, which has four crew members on board, was lost at 1am this morning.

From TheJournal.ie 'Challenging conditions' as crewman rescued by helicopter 180km off Mayo Coast Guard

'Challenging conditions' as crewman rescued by helicopter 180km off Mayo

The Russian crewman was described as needing ‘urgent medical attention’.

From TheJournal.ie Coast Guard operation underway after man falls ill on fishing boat Medevac

Coast Guard operation underway after man falls ill on fishing boat

The rescue services are heading to the scene.

From TheJournal.ie Coast Guard rescues severely injured Russian fisherman 140 miles out at sea in heavy winds Rescue 115

Coast Guard rescues severely injured Russian fisherman 140 miles out at sea in heavy winds

Rescue 115 and Rescue 117 were involved in the mission.

From TheJournal.ie Walkers warned to be careful on coasts as high winds expected With Gusto

Walkers warned to be careful on coasts as high winds expected

Yesterday, calls were received as photographers attempted to take pictures of the waves.

From TheJournal.ie Man rescued from sinking yacht off Co Cork coast Roches Point

Man rescued from sinking yacht off Co Cork coast

The alarm was raised this afternoon at 4.20pm.

From TheJournal.ie Man dies in hospital after falling into Lough Derg Terryglass Harbour

Man dies in hospital after falling into Lough Derg

The man was airlifted to Limerick University Hospital this morning.

From TheJournal.ie 'It's what we do' - Husband of Coast Guard volunteer back on the water after her death Caitriona Lucas

'It's what we do' - Husband of Coast Guard volunteer back on the water after her death

Speaking on tonight’s Late Late Show, Bernard Lucas paid tribute to his wife and his community.

From TheJournal.ie Body of elderly man reported missing yesterday found in Donegal Killybegs

Body of elderly man reported missing yesterday found in Donegal

It is understood that foul play is not suspected in the death of Patrick Ward.

From TheJournal.ie Location apps could save your life if you get into trouble on a Christmas walk Careful Now

Location apps could save your life if you get into trouble on a Christmas walk

The Coast Guard is asking people to use apps on their phone to provide them with specific GPS coordinates.

From TheJournal.ie 'A fitting tribute': Coastguards called to rescue operation at ceremony to remember people lost at sea Rescue Mission

'A fitting tribute': Coastguards called to rescue operation at ceremony to remember people lost at sea

Caitríona Lucas, the Coast Guard volunteer who died in September, is among those being remembered.

From TheJournal.ie Cork farmer airlifted to hospital after farm accident Mallow

Cork farmer airlifted to hospital after farm accident

It’s understood that his injuries are from a tractor related accident.

From TheJournal.ie Fisherman rescued after three-hour Coast Guard helicopter mission Loop Head

Fisherman rescued after three-hour Coast Guard helicopter mission

The Department of Transport said the winds were high, but well within the capabilities of the helicopter.

From TheJournal.ie The 5 at 5: Wednesday 5 At 5

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…