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From TheJournal.ie Coast Guard helicopter airlifts diver who got into difficulty at the wreck of the Lusitania Rescue 116

Coast Guard helicopter airlifts diver who got into difficulty at the wreck of the Lusitania

The diver is receiving treatment at Galway University Hospital.

From TheJournal.ie 'It's vital that we learn the lessons from tragic accidents': Ireland to get a new search and rescue plan Rescue 116

'It's vital that we learn the lessons from tragic accidents': Ireland to get a new search and rescue plan

The new framework will be phased in over the next 18 months.

From TheJournal.ie Man rescued after boat capsizes off coast of south Dublin Dalkey

Man rescued after boat capsizes off coast of south Dublin

The incident happened at around 4pm today.

From TheJournal.ie Man airlifted to hospital after collapsing while walking on Carlingford mountain Rescue 116

Man airlifted to hospital after collapsing while walking on Carlingford mountain

Emergency services were alerted to the incident at midday.

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie 'She'd be so proud of her little boy': Dara Fitzpatrick's sister on life two years after Rescue 116 disaster Rescue 116
From TheJournal.ie Rescue 116 called to assist Norwegian plane land at Dublin Airport Emergency Landing

Rescue 116 called to assist Norwegian plane land at Dublin Airport

The aircraft’s crew reported a technical issue on its approach to Dublin this afternoon.

From TheJournal.ie 'Confusion and conflicts of interest' found among agencies who oversee Irish search and rescue operations Rescue 116

'Confusion and conflicts of interest' found among agencies who oversee Irish search and rescue operations

The review was commissioned following the fatal crash of Rescue 116 last year.

From TheJournal.ie 12-year-old boy winched to safety after falling while jumping rocks in south Dublin Bullock Harbour

12-year-old boy winched to safety after falling while jumping rocks in south Dublin

The incident was first reported to emergency services just before 5pm.

From TheJournal.ie Life jacket and helmet from Rescue 116 discovered by fisherman Coast Guard

Life jacket and helmet from Rescue 116 discovered by fisherman

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

From TheJournal.ie Catherine Corless, Rescue 116 crew and Vera Twomey among People of the Year Rehab

Catherine Corless, Rescue 116 crew and Vera Twomey among People of the Year

The Awards aim to recognise the achievements of the country’s everyday heroes.

From TheJournal.ie 'Forever remembered for the sacrifice they made': Rescue 116 crew honoured in Mayo One Year On

'Forever remembered for the sacrifice they made': Rescue 116 crew honoured in Mayo

Four crew members died when the Irish Coast Guard helicopter crashed this day last year.

From TheJournal.ie Coast Guard says it's mindful of 'devastating pain and loss' felt by families of Rescue 116 crew Tribute

Coast Guard says it's mindful of 'devastating pain and loss' felt by families of Rescue 116 crew

In its year in review, the Coast Guard said it saved the lives of 335 people throughout the year.

From TheJournal.ie 'A lovely gesture': New helicopter named after Captain Dara Fitzpatrick Rescue 116

'A lovely gesture': New helicopter named after Captain Dara Fitzpatrick

Fitzpatrick’s sister Niamh said the family had been touched by the offer from Heli Operations.

From TheJournal.ie Serious concerns about safety raised as long as five years before Rescue 116 crash Lifejackets

Serious concerns about safety raised as long as five years before Rescue 116 crash

A report on RTÉ’s Prime Time highlighted issues with the lifejackets and navigation systems onboard the helicopters used.

From TheJournal.ie Helmet and lifejacket found washed up belonged to Rescue 116 winchman Ciarán Smith Rescue 116

Helmet and lifejacket found washed up belonged to Rescue 116 winchman Ciarán Smith

Rescue 116 went down in March with four crew onboard while preparing to refuel at Blacksod, Co Mayo.

From TheJournal.ie Helmet and lifejacket found on Mayo shore Rescue 116

Helmet and lifejacket found on Mayo shore

Investigations are being carried out to determine whether the items belong to a missing Rescue 116 crewmember.

From TheJournal.ie Searches resume for missing Rescue 116 crew members Coast Guard

Searches resume for missing Rescue 116 crew members

Searches had been due to resume over the weekend but were postponed due to bad conditions.

From TheJournal.ie Search for two remaining Rescue 116 crewmen to resume today Mayo

Search for two remaining Rescue 116 crewmen to resume today

Garda divers will be on hand to conduct dives as they are needed.

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 'You're just smashed by this train' - Rescue 116 families speak of their loss Rescue 116

'You're just smashed by this train' - Rescue 116 families speak of their loss

Coast Guard helicopter Rescue 116 disappeared off the north coast of Mayo after providing communications cover for a medical rescue in March of this year.

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 'A local man. A hero. A friend' -Locals plan lasting memorial for missing Coast Guard crewman Rescue 116

'A local man. A hero. A friend' -Locals plan lasting memorial for missing Coast Guard crewman

A memorial plaque will be unveiled for Rescue 116′s Paul Ormsby in his home town of Ballyfermot.

From TheJournal.ie While training last night, the Coast Guard was called to help tourists adrift near Sandymount beach Rescue 116
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 Massive search fails to find Rescue 116 crewmen Rescue 116

Massive search fails to find Rescue 116 crewmen

Over 100 boats took to the waters on the northwest coast yesterday.

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 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 'Paralysed with grief, we have lost one of God's finest creatures' - funeral of Captain Mark Duffy takes place Rescue 116

'Paralysed with grief, we have lost one of God's finest creatures' - funeral of Captain Mark Duffy takes place

The funeral service for the Coast Guard helicopter pilot took place this morning in his hometown of Blackrock, Co Louth.

From TheJournal.ie Funeral of Rescue 116 Captain Mark Duffy to take place tomorrow RIP

Funeral of Rescue 116 Captain Mark Duffy to take place tomorrow

The body of Mark Duffy was recovered on Sunday.

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.

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