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#Irish Coast Guard

# irish-coast-guard - Monday 8 January, 2018

Coast Guard suspends use of Beaumont Hospital landing site after resident complaints
# Emergency
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# Emergency

Coast Guard suspends use of Beaumont Hospital landing site after resident complaints

Jan 8th 2018, 12:05 AM 57,990 Views 147 Comments

Crews are being told to use Dublin Airport for transfers to Beaumont Hospital, adding up to 20 minutes onto the journey for the patient.

# irish-coast-guard - Friday 29 December, 2017

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

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

Dec 29th 2017, 5:54 PM 8,439 Views 18 Comments

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

# irish-coast-guard - Thursday 23 November, 2017

Search underway for fisherman missing in Galway Bay
# GALWAY BAY
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# GALWAY BAY

Search underway for fisherman missing in Galway Bay

Nov 23rd 2017, 10:01 AM 10,567 Views 2 Comments

An alert was raised with the Irish Coast Guard yesterday evening when the boat failed to return to shore.

# irish-coast-guard - Monday 13 November, 2017

Irish Coast Guard and Air Corps no longer able to transport patients to UK at night
# Transplants
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# Transplants

Irish Coast Guard and Air Corps no longer able to transport patients to UK at night

Nov 13th 2017, 9:39 AM 22,904 Views 50 Comments

‘Priority 1′ transfers involve transporting patients by air to another country for emergency medical treatment.

# irish-coast-guard - Monday 10 July, 2017

Two men who died off Donegal coast named locally
# Mallinbeg
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# Mallinbeg

Two men who died off Donegal coast named locally

Jul 10th 2017, 6:31 PM 22,895 Views 9 Comments

Both men are believed to be Lithuanian nationals.

# irish-coast-guard - Saturday 27 May, 2017

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

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

May 27th 2017, 1:58 PM 97,846 Views 40 Comments

The seafarers ventured into an area especially designated for swimmers.

# irish-coast-guard - Tuesday 21 February, 2017

Coast Guard rescues severely injured Russian fisherman 140 miles out at sea in heavy winds
# Rescue 115
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# Rescue 115

Coast Guard rescues severely injured Russian fisherman 140 miles out at sea in heavy winds

Feb 21st 2017, 8:15 PM 30,670 Views 34 Comments

Rescue 115 and Rescue 117 were involved in the mission.

# irish-coast-guard - Thursday 9 February, 2017

Man dies in hospital after falling into Lough Derg
# Terryglass Harbour
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# Terryglass Harbour

Man dies in hospital after falling into Lough Derg

Feb 9th 2017, 5:32 PM 20,395 Views 2 Comments

The man was airlifted to Limerick University Hospital this morning.

# irish-coast-guard - Monday 26 December, 2016

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

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

Dec 26th 2016, 6:15 AM 6,298 Views 0 Comments

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

# irish-coast-guard - Thursday 17 December, 2015

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

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

Dec 17th 2015, 7:30 AM 15,968 Views 6 Comments

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

# irish-coast-guard - Sunday 13 December, 2015

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

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

Dec 13th 2015, 8:06 PM 40,675 Views 0 Comments

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

# irish-coast-guard - Saturday 15 August, 2015

'It doesn't look cool' is one of the top five excuses coast guards hear from people not wearing lifejackets
# Life Jackets
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# Life Jackets

'It doesn't look cool' is one of the top five excuses coast guards hear from people not wearing lifejackets

Aug 15th 2015, 7:00 AM 10,554 Views 20 Comments

Heard them all now.

# irish-coast-guard - Thursday 13 August, 2015

Woman rescued from Howth Head after being kept on phone as crew of 19 searched
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# Irish Coast Guard

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

Aug 13th 2015, 10:38 AM 19,546 Views 26 Comments

She was found in the early hours of this morning.

# irish-coast-guard - Monday 3 August, 2015

Garda and Coast Guard choppers rescue stranded walkers (and dogs) off Sandymount
# Off The Strand
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# Off The Strand

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

Aug 3rd 2015, 5:10 PM 41,449 Views 28 Comments

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

# irish-coast-guard - Tuesday 19 May, 2015

Fishermen plucked from liferaft after ship sinks in gale-force winds
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# Irish Coast Guard

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

May 19th 2015, 9:05 AM 12,270 Views 10 Comments

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

# irish-coast-guard - Friday 17 April, 2015

Man rescued by coast guard after breaking his arm on boat
# Maggie C
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# Maggie C

Man rescued by coast guard after breaking his arm on boat

Apr 17th 2015, 12:33 PM 8,713 Views 11 Comments

The first rescue attempt was unsuccessful.

# irish-coast-guard - Sunday 4 January, 2015

Injured kayaker rescued from Clare Glens in two hour operation
# Teamwork
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# Teamwork

Injured kayaker rescued from Clare Glens in two hour operation

Jan 4th 2015, 7:56 AM 11,330 Views 17 Comments

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

# irish-coast-guard - Saturday 27 December, 2014

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

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

Dec 27th 2014, 3:20 PM 27,829 Views 19 Comments

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

# irish-coast-guard - Sunday 2 November, 2014

Sailor with suspected spinal injuries rescued during yacht race
# Dublin Bay
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# Dublin Bay

Sailor with suspected spinal injuries rescued during yacht race

Nov 2nd 2014, 3:30 PM 10,063 Views 3 Comments

He was hit by a fallen mast in Dublin Bay.

# irish-coast-guard - Wednesday 1 October, 2014

12-year-old boy rescued after 50 foot fall
# Shankill
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# Shankill

12-year-old boy rescued after 50 foot fall

Oct 1st 2014, 10:31 PM 15,398 Views 6 Comments

The boy was transported to hospital by helicopter this evening.

# irish-coast-guard - Monday 8 September, 2014

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

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

Sep 8th 2014, 10:39 AM 7,064 Views 7 Comments

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

# irish-coast-guard - Tuesday 26 August, 2014

Family with three kids rescued after getting lost in Clare woods
# Off The Beaten Track
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# Off The Beaten Track

Family with three kids rescued after getting lost in Clare woods

Aug 26th 2014, 8:25 AM 21,576 Views 65 Comments

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

# irish-coast-guard - Sunday 27 July, 2014

Man in 50s found dead in Galway mountains
# Twelve Bens
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# Twelve Bens

Man in 50s found dead in Galway mountains

Jul 27th 2014, 2:46 PM 20,653 Views 4 Comments

The man’s body was discovered yesterday evening.

# irish-coast-guard - Friday 18 July, 2014

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

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

Jul 18th 2014, 10:53 PM 33,233 Views 40 Comments

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

# irish-coast-guard - Monday 7 July, 2014

Five pilot whales die after pod gets stranded on Donegal beach
# Beached
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# Beached

Five pilot whales die after pod gets stranded on Donegal beach

Jul 7th 2014, 6:48 PM 19,435 Views 34 Comments

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

# irish-coast-guard - Saturday 5 July, 2014

Take a ride with us on an Irish Coast Guard helicopter
# Flying High
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# Flying High

Take a ride with us on an Irish Coast Guard helicopter

Jul 5th 2014, 5:30 PM 13,047 Views 13 Comments

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

# irish-coast-guard - Friday 20 June, 2014

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

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

Jun 20th 2014, 7:43 AM 10,553 Views 9 Comments

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

# irish-coast-guard - Wednesday 18 June, 2014

Man suffers heart attack on Waterford beach
# Airlifted
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# Airlifted

Man suffers heart attack on Waterford beach

Jun 18th 2014, 9:00 PM 21,076 Views 8 Comments

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

# irish-coast-guard - Tuesday 10 June, 2014

This is a very very stupid thing to do ... obviously
# Really Incredibly Stupid
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# Really Incredibly Stupid

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

Jun 10th 2014, 8:50 PM 78,314 Views 112 Comments

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

# irish-coast-guard - Sunday 1 June, 2014

Man rescued after breaking leg in cliff fall
# Dublin
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# Dublin

Man rescued after breaking leg in cliff fall

Jun 1st 2014, 3:48 PM 18,398 Views 22 Comments

The man fell near Martello Tower in Portrane yesterday evening.

# irish-coast-guard - Wednesday 21 May, 2014

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

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

May 21st 2014, 7:45 AM 9,817 Views 14 Comments

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.

# irish-coast-guard - Saturday 17 May, 2014

Semi-conscious man rescued from Howth cliffs in dawn call-out
# Search And Rescue
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# Search And Rescue

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

May 17th 2014, 11:06 AM 11,423 Views 2 Comments

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

# irish-coast-guard - Friday 16 May, 2014

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

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

May 16th 2014, 9:05 PM 15,408 Views 5 Comments

Five people were rescued as RNLI lifeboats are still searching.

# irish-coast-guard - Saturday 22 March, 2014

Got what it takes? The Irish Coast Guard are hiring again
# Rescue 112
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# Rescue 112

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

Mar 22nd 2014, 6:30 PM 38,355 Views 10 Comments

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

# irish-coast-guard - Wednesday 26 February, 2014

Search for man seen falling into river in Kilkenny
# Emergency
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# Emergency

Search for man seen falling into river in Kilkenny

Feb 26th 2014, 7:51 AM 9,659 Views 2 Comments

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

# irish-coast-guard - Sunday 26 January, 2014

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

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

Jan 26th 2014, 7:30 AM 25,066 Views 18 Comments

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

# irish-coast-guard - Saturday 25 January, 2014

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

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

Jan 25th 2014, 2:16 PM 17,577 Views 8 Comments

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

# irish-coast-guard - Wednesday 1 January, 2014

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

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

Jan 1st 2014, 6:19 PM 42,115 Views 27 Comments

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

# irish-coast-guard - Saturday 28 December, 2013

Coast Guard helicopters stand down mission due to severe weather
# Irish Coast Guard
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# Irish Coast Guard

Coast Guard helicopters stand down mission due to severe weather

Dec 28th 2013, 10:26 AM 18,029 Views 38 Comments

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

# irish-coast-guard - Thursday 5 December, 2013

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

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

Dec 5th 2013, 6:50 AM 7,682 Views 9 Comments

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.