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Waterford RNLI rescue dog after 30m cliff fall
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Waterford RNLI rescue dog after 30m cliff fall

Aug 20th 2021, 1:20 PM 15,317 Views 8 Comments

Ellie the dog was rescued yesterday after falling from a cliff over three kilometres south west of Dunmore East.

Two men airlifted to hospital after getting into difficulty near Howth cliff
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Two men airlifted to hospital after getting into difficulty near Howth cliff

Jun 15th 2021, 7:33 PM 23,311 Views 7 Comments

The two men were airlifted by Rescue 116 from Lion’s Head after they got into trouble in the water.

Swimmer dies in hospital after rescue near Dalkey cliff
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Swimmer dies in hospital after rescue near Dalkey cliff

Jun 4th 2021, 11:43 AM 57,136 Views 4 Comments

The man, who was in his 20s, passed away in Beaumont hospital.

Coast Guard and RNLI warn the public to be careful if planning an Easter swim
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Coast Guard and RNLI warn the public to be careful if planning an Easter swim

Apr 2nd 2021, 7:00 AM 11,143 Views 1 Comment

The warning comes as an increase in calls to search and rescue teams have been noticed.

Coast Guard warns members about unofficial survey which claims over half don't have confidence in management
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Coast Guard warns members about unofficial survey which claims over half don't have confidence in management

Mar 30th 2021, 6:00 AM 14,939 Views 13 Comments

The survey was circulated the same week management shared results of its own official survey.

Crew of sinking trawler airlifted to safety during 'extremely challenging' rescue operation
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Crew of sinking trawler airlifted to safety during 'extremely challenging' rescue operation

Mar 28th 2021, 10:33 AM 39,738 Views 11 Comments

The crew are said to be in good spirits.

Coast Guard suspends cliff rescues due to safety concerns
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Coast Guard suspends cliff rescues due to safety concerns

Mar 12th 2021, 9:32 AM 36,342 Views 24 Comments

The Coast Guard said it is working to reinstate the function as quickly as possible.

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 137,509 Views 11 Comments

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

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 154,138 Views 92 Comments

The women are now in the care of the HSE.

Child rescued by helicopter after airbed drifts 1km from shore in the Shannon Estuary
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Child rescued by helicopter after airbed drifts 1km from shore in the Shannon Estuary

May 28th 2020, 5:10 PM 45,637 Views 0 Comments

It’s not thought the young girl’s condition is serious.

Irish Coast Guard issues water safety warning after six teens swept out to sea in west Cork
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Irish Coast Guard issues water safety warning after six teens swept out to sea in west Cork

May 28th 2020, 11:50 AM 27,674 Views 2 Comments

Temperatures over the bank holiday weekend are expected to reach the high 20s.

'We are ok, but just ok': Coast Guard pays tribute to victims of R116 on third anniversary
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'We are ok, but just ok': Coast Guard pays tribute to victims of R116 on third anniversary

Mar 13th 2020, 10:51 PM 62,305 Views 36 Comments

Four crew members lost their lives in the crash three years ago this week.

Two seriously injured crew members airlifted from Dutch super-trawler off Clare coast
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Two seriously injured crew members airlifted from Dutch super-trawler off Clare coast

Mar 6th 2020, 1:22 PM 22,196 Views 10 Comments

Poor weather conditions last night prevented the Irish Coast Guard from dispatching a helicopter until this morning.

Coast Guard helicopter in Sligo rescues two surfers during Storm Jorge
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Coast Guard helicopter in Sligo rescues two surfers during Storm Jorge

Feb 29th 2020, 6:28 PM 63,983 Views 65 Comments

The Coast Guard said it strongly advised people to avoid coastal activities during stormy weather.

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 31,564 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 30,441 Views 4 Comments

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

Man dies after getting into difficulty swimming in Co Clare
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Man dies after getting into difficulty swimming in Co Clare

Jan 12th 2020, 4:12 PM 39,590 Views 2 Comments

The man was plucked from the water by an Irish Coast Guard before being brought to hospital.

Navy divers join search for missing fisherman off Wexford coast
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Navy divers join search for missing fisherman off Wexford coast

Jan 7th 2020, 5:27 PM 10,866 Views 3 Comments

The funeral of Joe Sinnott is due to take place tomorrow.

'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 13,370 Views 12 Comments

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

Reform is still needed nearly three years after Rescue 116 crash, warns pilots' group
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Reform is still needed nearly three years after Rescue 116 crash, warns pilots' group

Dec 30th 2019, 1:33 PM 10,822 Views 13 Comments

The factors that led to a fatal helicopter crash off the Mayo coast in 2017 still exist, a pilots’ organisation has warned.

Supplier in contract row with Coast Guard threatens to hold equipment at 'secure location' until paid
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Supplier in contract row with Coast Guard threatens to hold equipment at 'secure location' until paid

Dec 24th 2019, 7:00 AM 31,745 Views 25 Comments

The company said it has been accused by the Coast Guard of overcharging on a contract – an accusation it rejects.

Search for missing man near Clare coast expected to resume this morning
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Search for missing man near Clare coast expected to resume this morning

Dec 3rd 2019, 7:15 AM 19,515 Views 2 Comments

A search began from units of the Coast Guard at 8pm yesterday evening.

Woman seriously injured in Clare cliff jumping accident airlifted to hospital
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Woman seriously injured in Clare cliff jumping accident airlifted to hospital

Oct 13th 2019, 4:59 PM 43,818 Views 30 Comments

She’s understood to have jumped around 10 metres when she got into difficulty.

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 35,064 Views 3 Comments

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

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 21,040 Views 19 Comments

The diver is receiving treatment at Galway University Hospital.

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 71,743 Views 43 Comments

The incident happened off Termonfeckin beach.

Woman airlifted to hospital from luxury cruise liner off south coast
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Woman airlifted to hospital from luxury cruise liner off south coast

May 30th 2019, 2:39 PM 45,436 Views 16 Comments

Rescue 115 had been on standby since yesterday afternoon.

Coast Guard to lift blue light driving ban for volunteers as training rolled out
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Coast Guard to lift blue light driving ban for volunteers as training rolled out

Mar 30th 2019, 8:00 AM 15,444 Views 21 Comments

The ban had been put in place last month to “mitigate the risk” of this type of driving on public roads.

'We will never forget': Tributes paid to Rescue 116 victims on second anniversary of crash
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'We will never forget': Tributes paid to Rescue 116 victims on second anniversary of crash

Mar 14th 2019, 2:11 PM 13,154 Views 5 Comments

Four people lost their lives after Irish Coast Guard helicopter Rescue 116 went down on 14 March 2017.

'Lives could be lost' without immediate training for Coast Guard blue light driving
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'Lives could be lost' without immediate training for Coast Guard blue light driving

Feb 20th 2019, 5:54 PM 10,289 Views 17 Comments

Opposition politicians have described the ban on driving with blue lights and sirens as a “backward” move.

Irish Coast Guard staff and volunteers no longer allowed to use blue lights and sirens
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Irish Coast Guard staff and volunteers no longer allowed to use blue lights and sirens

Feb 20th 2019, 12:05 AM 84,410 Views 61 Comments

Volunteers are worried about the potential delays this will cause when they are travelling to incidents.

Search-and-rescue helicopter pilots industrial action called off to allow for talks
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Search-and-rescue helicopter pilots industrial action called off to allow for talks

Jan 24th 2019, 6:26 PM 6,677 Views 8 Comments

The pilots had planned to take action as a result of a dispute on rostering issues.

Explainer: Why are Irish Coast Guard search-and-rescue helicopter pilots taking industrial action?
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Explainer: Why are Irish Coast Guard search-and-rescue helicopter pilots taking industrial action?

Jan 23rd 2019, 6:01 AM 12,611 Views 7 Comments

From Thursday, the pilots will engage in a work-to-rule action.

'Caitríona made the ultimate sacrifice': Report into death of Coast Guard volunteer raises safety concerns
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'Caitríona made the ultimate sacrifice': Report into death of Coast Guard volunteer raises safety concerns

Dec 7th 2018, 1:43 PM 13,411 Views 11 Comments

Caitríona Lucas died when the boat she was in capsized while out searching for a missing man in 2016.

Woman (20s) airlifted to hospital after falling from cliff in Co Clare
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# Spanish Point

Woman (20s) airlifted to hospital after falling from cliff in Co Clare

Oct 13th 2018, 11:42 AM 28,321 Views 9 Comments

It’s believed the woman suffered multiple injuries including fractures and a head trauma.

Life jacket and helmet from Rescue 116 discovered by fisherman
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Life jacket and helmet from Rescue 116 discovered by fisherman

Jul 16th 2018, 1:08 PM 36,998 Views 2 Comments

The items were discovered by a fisherman one nautical miles off Achill Island.

Woman airlifted to hospital after fall at Dalkey Quarry
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Woman airlifted to hospital after fall at Dalkey Quarry

Jun 18th 2018, 12:21 PM 27,483 Views 7 Comments

The woman, aged in her 30s, fell in an inaccessible area in the quarry this morning.

Planning to take a dip? Despite warm weather Irish waters cool enough to trigger cold water shock
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Planning to take a dip? Despite warm weather Irish waters cool enough to trigger cold water shock

May 5th 2018, 9:15 AM 14,816 Views 13 Comments

Irish waters rarely exceed 15C according to the RNLI and the Irish Coast Guard.

Five people rescued after boat broke down and started to take on water
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Five people rescued after boat broke down and started to take on water

Apr 21st 2018, 7:50 PM 22,750 Views 9 Comments

The boat was swamped with water when the Coast Guard arrived.

Woman rescued after falling from cliffs at Howth Head
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Woman rescued after falling from cliffs at Howth Head

Apr 21st 2018, 9:36 AM 20,477 Views 4 Comments

The Irish Coast Guard, gardaí and Dublin Fire Brigade were involved in the rescue operation.

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