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#Irish Coast Guard

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.

From TheJournal.ie Coast Guard responds to 'help' calls on Carrauntoohil... it was just someone praying loudly Bless Us And Don't Save Us

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

From TheJournal.ie Warning over "life-endangering" homemade boats Steady As She Goes

Warning over "life-endangering" homemade boats

Several of the jury-rigged craft have been spotted along the Irish coast in recent days.

From TheJournal.ie Young sailors rescued in Sligo during yacht club excursion Rescue

Young sailors rescued in Sligo during yacht club excursion

17 people, who were members of the Sligo Yacht Club, were rescued after the weather changed yesterday morning.

From TheJournal.ie 'No proposal' to cut more than 17 per cent of Coast Guard staff Coast Guard

'No proposal' to cut more than 17 per cent of Coast Guard staff

Reports today suggested that nine of 52 staff would lose their jobs under new plans but the department said today this is not the case.

From TheJournal.ie Six “extremely lucky” people rescued in Dublin Bay after boat capsizes Rescue

Six “extremely lucky” people rescued in Dublin Bay after boat capsizes

The RNLI and Coast Guard were involved in the rescue yesterday evening. This was one of three rescues over the past day.

From TheJournal.ie What happens when a ship ... becomes a wreck? Tall Ship Astrid

What happens when a ship ... becomes a wreck?

If something valuable from it happens to wash up on the beach, I can just keep it – right? … Well, no.

From TheJournal.ie Plan for salvage of Tall Ship Astrid wreck "nearing completion" Kinsale

Plan for salvage of Tall Ship Astrid wreck "nearing completion"

It’s more than two weeks since the Dutch-owned training vessel sank near Kinsale.

From TheJournal.ie Group of children free dolphin trapped in rockpool Co Clare

Group of children free dolphin trapped in rockpool

The mammal – believed to be a striped dolphin – became stuck in shallow water in rocks on Kilkee Beach.

From TheJournal.ie Here Is What Happened Today: Thursday News Fix

Here Is What Happened Today: Thursday

Everyone’s talking about tonight’s road crash involving a toddler, the proposals aimed at ending the Dublin Bus dispute and the start of the water metering process.

From TheJournal.ie Two men airlifted to hospital in serious condition after car driven into ravine Rescue 118

Two men airlifted to hospital in serious condition after car driven into ravine

The men were rescued from their upturned car after it left the road and plunged into the Arigna river near Drumshanbo in Leitrim.

From TheJournal.ie Many weekend swimmers 'very close to disaster' as Coast Guard called to 72 incidents Drownings

Many weekend swimmers 'very close to disaster' as Coast Guard called to 72 incidents

The Coast Guard has seen the number of call-outs double this summer due to the heatwave.

From TheJournal.ie Irish Coast Guard crewman delivers baby boy in Letterkenny Oh Boy

Irish Coast Guard crewman delivers baby boy in Letterkenny

The woman was taken to Letterkenny General Hospital but gave birth to the baby in the corridor with the help of the crew member.

From TheJournal.ie Young man drowns while swimming with a friend in Killarney Tragedy

Young man drowns while swimming with a friend in Killarney

The man in his 20s had been swimming with a friend to a nearby island in Lough Leane this evening when he got into difficulty.

From TheJournal.ie Report into fishing tragedy finds fault with condition of vessel, planning of trip Tramore

Report into fishing tragedy finds fault with condition of vessel, planning of trip

One man died in the accident, in Tramore Bay in January of this year. He was fishing with a friend when their boat capsized, just 50 metres from shore.

From TheJournal.ie Irish Coast Guard: Don't go in the water without a lifejacket like these two Water Safety

Irish Coast Guard: Don't go in the water without a lifejacket like these two

The Coast Guard has released this picture in an attempt to ensure others wear lifejackets in the water.

From TheJournal.ie 15 members of Irish Coast Guard rescue 16-year-old boy from cliff edge Rescue

15 members of Irish Coast Guard rescue 16-year-old boy from cliff edge

The boy tried to climb up the cliff from the beach and had become stranded in Howth.