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Dublin: 2 °C Sunday 15 December, 2019

#Coast Guard

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.

From TheJournal.ie Boy (14) airlifted to hospital after yachting incident off Cork coast Coast Guard

Boy (14) airlifted to hospital after yachting incident off Cork coast

In a separate incident, a man in his 50s required the help of the coast guard after a serious kitesurfing incident.

From TheJournal.ie Coast Guard rescues golden retriever trapped 15ft down a cliff in Sutton Marley This post contains videos

Coast Guard rescues golden retriever trapped 15ft down a cliff in Sutton

Marley had slipped near the summit of the cliff and had become trapped.

From TheJournal.ie Coast Guard issues safety warning about Dalkey Island Snorkelling

Coast Guard issues safety warning about Dalkey Island

People on jet skis or boats have been urged to be cautious as swimmers “are virtually invisible to see until it’s too late”.

From TheJournal.ie Three rescued after yacht sinks off Wexford coast Saltee Islands

Three rescued after yacht sinks off Wexford coast

No-one was injured in the incident.

From TheJournal.ie 'Always respect the water': Coast Guard and RNLI issue bank holiday warning Swimming

'Always respect the water': Coast Guard and RNLI issue bank holiday warning

Lots of people will be enjoying Ireland’s coastline over the summer.

From TheJournal.ie One arrest after pleasure boat 'driven erratically' near ferry at Dublin Port Liffey

One arrest after pleasure boat 'driven erratically' near ferry at Dublin Port

Gardaí and RNLI units attended the scene this morning.

From TheJournal.ie Body recovered after car enters water at Dun Laoghaire harbour Dublin

Body recovered after car enters water at Dun Laoghaire harbour

The alarm was raised at 5.30am this morning.

From TheJournal.ie Two men in serious condition after Cliffs of Moher accident Serious Injuries

Two men in serious condition after Cliffs of Moher accident

It is understood the men fell near the base of the cliff at around 1pm.

From TheJournal.ie Body recovered in search for missing fisherman off Skerries Rescue Efforts

Body recovered in search for missing fisherman off Skerries

The man has been named locally as 28-year-old Jamie McAlister.

From TheJournal.ie While training last night, the Coast Guard was called to help tourists adrift near Sandymount beach Rescue 116
From TheJournal.ie Massive search off Howth coast after reports of person in trouble Coast Guard

Massive search off Howth coast after reports of person in trouble

Over 40 people were involved in the search effort.

From TheJournal.ie Summer warning: Don't be messing about with smartphones around crashing waves Don't Take Risks

Summer warning: Don't be messing about with smartphones around crashing waves

People are still putting their lives at risk at the country’s coasts and waterways.

From TheJournal.ie 'I was thinking I was going to die' - Surfer rescued by Belfast Coast Guard after 32 hours at sea Saved

'I was thinking I was going to die' - Surfer rescued by Belfast Coast Guard after 32 hours at sea

Belfast Coastguard coordinated the search for Matthew Bryce from Airdrie in Scotland.

From TheJournal.ie The moment a young surfer was rescued after 32 hours at sea Belfast Coastguard

The moment a young surfer was rescued after 32 hours at sea

The Coastguard said that the man’s thick suit helped him survive for so long at sea.

From TheJournal.ie Man airlifted to hospital after serious fall on Mourne Mountains Annalong Valley

Man airlifted to hospital after serious fall on Mourne Mountains

The man remains in a critical condition today.

From TheJournal.ie Man (40s) dies after Cliffs of Moher parachute jump RIP

Man (40s) dies after Cliffs of Moher parachute jump

The man was airlifted to Galway University Hospital.

From TheJournal.ie Three people 'extremely lucky to survive' boat overturning on River Boyne No Life Jackets

Three people 'extremely lucky to survive' boat overturning on River Boyne

The Coast Guard rescued the group after a member of the public raised the alarm.

From TheJournal.ie 'We're gone': Final words of R116 crew released in preliminary report Rescue 116

'We're gone': Final words of R116 crew released in preliminary report

The preliminary report recommends a review of “all route guides in use by its Search and Rescue helicopters in Ireland”.

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.