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#Irish Coast Guard

From TheJournal.ie Two men who died off Donegal coast named locally Mallinbeg

Two men who died off Donegal coast named locally

Both men are believed to be Lithuanian nationals.

From TheJournal.ie Forty Foot swimmers raise alarm after jet skis and powerboats cause havoc DĂșn Laoghaire

Forty Foot swimmers raise alarm after jet skis and powerboats cause havoc

The seafarers ventured into an area especially designated for swimmers.

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 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 The 1,000 volunteers who 'face peril on every call out' Irish Coast Guard

The 1,000 volunteers who 'face peril on every call out'

The death of one of their members this year emphasised the importance of the Irish Coast Guard.

From TheJournal.ie LE Aisling joins search for fisherman who fell overboard off Kerry coast Kerry

LE Aisling joins search for fisherman who fell overboard off Kerry coast

The man was working on a Spanish fishing vessel when he fell into the water.

From TheJournal.ie Six-year-old girl airlifted to hospital after being overcome by bleach fumes Clare

Six-year-old girl airlifted to hospital after being overcome by bleach fumes

Emergency services were called to the girl’s home this afternoon.

From TheJournal.ie 'It doesn't look cool' is one of the top five excuses coast guards hear from people not wearing lifejackets Life Jackets
From TheJournal.ie Woman rescued from Howth Head after being kept on phone as crew of 19 searched Irish Coast Guard

Woman rescued from Howth Head after being kept on phone as crew of 19 searched

She was found in the early hours of this morning.

From TheJournal.ie Garda and Coast Guard choppers rescue stranded walkers (and dogs) off Sandymount Off The Strand

Garda and Coast Guard choppers rescue stranded walkers (and dogs) off Sandymount

We’re told both dogs have “slept for the rest of the day” after all the excitement.

From TheJournal.ie Fishermen plucked from liferaft after ship sinks in gale-force winds Irish Coast Guard

Fishermen plucked from liferaft after ship sinks in gale-force winds

The Shannon and Waterford Coast Guard helicopters responded – and the men were located in a liferaft in the early hours of this morning.

From TheJournal.ie Man rescued by coast guard after breaking his arm on boat Maggie C

Man rescued by coast guard after breaking his arm on boat

The first rescue attempt was unsuccessful.

From TheJournal.ie Injured kayaker rescued from Clare Glens in two hour operation Teamwork

Injured kayaker rescued from Clare Glens in two hour operation

Crews from the Coast Guard, South East Mountain Rescue, the fire service and the National Ambulance Service all worked together in the rescue.

From TheJournal.ie Occupants of plane that caught fire "got a taxi on to Limerick" Portumna

Occupants of plane that caught fire "got a taxi on to Limerick"

Four people escaped unharmed after their light aircraft came down near Portumna on Christmas Eve.

From TheJournal.ie Sailor with suspected spinal injuries rescued during yacht race Dublin Bay

Sailor with suspected spinal injuries rescued during yacht race

He was hit by a fallen mast in Dublin Bay.

From TheJournal.ie 12-year-old boy rescued after 50 foot fall Shankill

12-year-old boy rescued after 50 foot fall

The boy was transported to hospital by helicopter this evening.

From TheJournal.ie RNLI crew pump water from boat for over an hour to rescue 6 men RNLI

RNLI crew pump water from boat for over an hour to rescue 6 men

The volunteer lifeboat crew was requested to launch both their inshore and all-weather lifeboats at 3.15am.

From TheJournal.ie Family with three kids rescued after getting lost in Clare woods Off The Beaten Track

Family with three kids rescued after getting lost in Clare woods

The family drifted off the footpath and became disorientated while on a night time walk.

From TheJournal.ie Man in 50s found dead in Galway mountains Twelve Bens

Man in 50s found dead in Galway mountains

The man’s body was discovered yesterday evening.

Coast Guard responds to 'help' calls on Carrauntoohil... it was just someone praying loudly

A mountain guide thought he heard screams for help. They weren’t.

From TheJournal.ie Five pilot whales die after pod gets stranded on Donegal beach Beached

Five pilot whales die after pod gets stranded on Donegal beach

The pod of pilot whales have become stranded for a second time today.

From TheJournal.ie Take a ride with us on an Irish Coast Guard helicopter Flying High This post contains videos

Take a ride with us on an Irish Coast Guard helicopter

The crew based at Dublin Airport let us tag along on a training exercise and even winched our reporter out of the chopper…

From TheJournal.ie Two swimmers rescued from Howth cliff after being caught by strong currents Rescue

Two swimmers rescued from Howth cliff after being caught by strong currents

The two men were rescued after a tourist heard their shouts for help.

From TheJournal.ie Man suffers heart attack on Waterford beach Airlifted

Man suffers heart attack on Waterford beach

It is thought that the heat today was a contributing factor.

From TheJournal.ie This is a very very stupid thing to do ... obviously Really Incredibly Stupid

This is a very very stupid thing to do ... obviously

Teenagers have been jumping from four-storey high scaffolding into Grand Canal Dock. It’s not a very bright thing to do.

From TheJournal.ie Man rescued after breaking leg in cliff fall Dublin

Man rescued after breaking leg in cliff fall

The man fell near Martello Tower in Portrane yesterday evening.

From TheJournal.ie These signs will help the Coast Guard get to people more quickly Water Safety

These signs will help the Coast Guard get to people more quickly

The signs has its location displayed on it to help tourists or those unfamiliar with an area help emergency services to find a person in trouble.

From TheJournal.ie Semi-conscious man rescued from Howth cliffs in dawn call-out Search And Rescue

Semi-conscious man rescued from Howth cliffs in dawn call-out

He was treated by an off-duty Dublin Fire Brigade paramedic after being found on an embankment next to the cliff-edge.

From TheJournal.ie One person is still missing after a boat sank on Lough Erne Search

One person is still missing after a boat sank on Lough Erne

Five people were rescued as RNLI lifeboats are still searching.

From TheJournal.ie Got what it takes? The Irish Coast Guard are hiring again Rescue 112

Got what it takes? The Irish Coast Guard are hiring again

They’re looking for people with a very particular set of skills…

From TheJournal.ie Search for man seen falling into river in Kilkenny Emergency

Search for man seen falling into river in Kilkenny

The man was seen entering the water at Green’s Bridge by two witnesses.

From TheJournal.ie 'Stay away from the coast': Warnings issued as storm expected to hit hardest today Orange Alert

'Stay away from the coast': Warnings issued as storm expected to hit hardest today

Winds of up to 130km/h are set to combine with high seas, leading to an increased risk of flooding, especially along coasts.

From TheJournal.ie "Lifesaving" call for Cork doctors as stabbed crewman airlifted off ship Emergency Call

"Lifesaving" call for Cork doctors as stabbed crewman airlifted off ship

A Chinese crew-member aboard a Panama-registered ship was stabbed as the vessel approached Irish waters.

From TheJournal.ie Gallery: It was wet out there today, very wet. Here's the pics to prove it Whatthefliuch This post contains images

Gallery: It was wet out there today, very wet. Here's the pics to prove it

The east got the worst out if with high tides breaching sea walls along the coast.

From TheJournal.ie Coast Guard helicopters stand down mission due to severe weather Irish Coast Guard

Coast Guard helicopters stand down mission due to severe weather

A man on a Spanish fishing vessel suffered chest pains last night.

From TheJournal.ie Forget the festive jumpers, get your loved ones a life jacket this Christmas Christmas

Forget the festive jumpers, get your loved ones a life jacket this Christmas

The Irish Coast Guard is encouraging friends and family members of water lovers to get them a gift this year that could save their lives.

From TheJournal.ie After six weeks on the rocks, Tall Ship Astrid towed to Kinsale Harbour Astrid

After six weeks on the rocks, Tall Ship Astrid towed to Kinsale Harbour

The vessel ran aground on July 24 but all 30 people on board were rescued safely.

From TheJournal.ie Man confirmed dead after rescue operation in Avoca River Rescue

Man confirmed dead after rescue operation in Avoca River

A second person managed to get out of the water and raised the alarm.

From TheJournal.ie Operation to lift the Astrid from the sea should be completed by next week Tall Ship Astrid

Operation to lift the Astrid from the sea should be completed by next week

Work to prepare the 95-year-old vessel for the salvage operation has been ongoing since the weekend. All aboard were rescued when she crashed on the rocks six weeks ago.

From TheJournal.ie Two tourist couples attacked by dogs on Malin Head since Saturday Donegal

Two tourist couples attacked by dogs on Malin Head since Saturday

In two separate incidents, the Spanish and Italian tourists were bitten while out walking the cliffs