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#Irish Coast Guard

# irish-coast-guard - Tuesday 10 September, 2013

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

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

Sep 10th 2013, 12:31 PM 8,789 Views 12 Comments

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

Man confirmed dead after rescue operation in Avoca River
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Man confirmed dead after rescue operation in Avoca River

Sep 10th 2013, 7:24 AM 11,314 Views 18 Comments

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

# irish-coast-guard - Tuesday 3 September, 2013

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

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

Sep 3rd 2013, 7:15 AM 5,983 Views 2 Comments

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.

# irish-coast-guard - Tuesday 20 August, 2013

Two tourist couples attacked by dogs on Malin Head since Saturday
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# Donegal

Two tourist couples attacked by dogs on Malin Head since Saturday

Aug 20th 2013, 8:43 PM 26,590 Views 146 Comments

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

# irish-coast-guard - Thursday 15 August, 2013

Warning over "life-endangering" homemade boats
# Steady As She Goes
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# Steady As She Goes

Warning over "life-endangering" homemade boats

Aug 15th 2013, 6:45 AM 11,260 Views 36 Comments

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

# irish-coast-guard - Tuesday 13 August, 2013

Young sailors rescued in Sligo during yacht club excursion
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Young sailors rescued in Sligo during yacht club excursion

Aug 13th 2013, 2:43 PM 4,531 Views 10 Comments

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

# irish-coast-guard - Monday 12 August, 2013

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

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

Aug 12th 2013, 4:36 PM 4,409 Views 15 Comments

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.

# irish-coast-guard - Sunday 11 August, 2013

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

Aug 11th 2013, 3:15 PM 19,947 Views 22 Comments

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

# irish-coast-guard - Saturday 10 August, 2013

What happens when a ship ... becomes a wreck?
# Tall Ship Astrid
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# Tall Ship Astrid

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

Aug 10th 2013, 7:30 AM 12,114 Views 11 Comments

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

# irish-coast-guard - Friday 9 August, 2013

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

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

Aug 9th 2013, 9:15 PM 9,207 Views 12 Comments

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

Group of children free dolphin trapped in rockpool
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# Co Clare

Group of children free dolphin trapped in rockpool

Aug 9th 2013, 6:05 PM 31,410 Views 39 Comments

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

# irish-coast-guard - Thursday 8 August, 2013

Here Is What Happened Today: Thursday
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# News Fix

Here Is What Happened Today: Thursday

Aug 8th 2013, 10:23 PM 10,051 Views 5 Comments

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.

Two men airlifted to hospital in serious condition after car driven into ravine
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# Rescue 118

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

Aug 8th 2013, 5:08 PM 17,641 Views 18 Comments

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

# irish-coast-guard - Monday 22 July, 2013

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

Jul 22nd 2013, 9:14 AM 10,645 Views 23 Comments

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

# irish-coast-guard - Saturday 20 July, 2013

Irish Coast Guard crewman delivers baby boy in Letterkenny
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# Oh Boy

Irish Coast Guard crewman delivers baby boy in Letterkenny

Jul 20th 2013, 2:09 PM 14,422 Views 33 Comments

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

# irish-coast-guard - Friday 19 July, 2013

Young man drowns while swimming with a friend in Killarney
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# Tragedy

Young man drowns while swimming with a friend in Killarney

Jul 19th 2013, 9:36 PM 18,547 Views 34 Comments

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.

# irish-coast-guard - Tuesday 16 July, 2013

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

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

Jul 16th 2013, 6:30 AM 6,656 Views 0 Comments

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.

# irish-coast-guard - Sunday 14 July, 2013

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

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

Jul 14th 2013, 11:40 AM 20,778 Views 27 Comments

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

# irish-coast-guard - Saturday 6 July, 2013

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

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

Jul 6th 2013, 2:16 PM 18,649 Views 45 Comments

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

The 9 at 9: Saturday
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The 9 at 9: Saturday

Jul 6th 2013, 9:00 AM 7,439 Views 1 Comment

Here are the nine stories you need to know as you kick off your day.

# irish-coast-guard - Wednesday 3 July, 2013

Body of missing James Stafford recovered from river Boyne
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Body of missing James Stafford recovered from river Boyne

Jul 3rd 2013, 6:42 PM 17,684 Views 25 Comments

The death of the 33-year-old man is being treated as a personal tragedy.

# irish-coast-guard - Tuesday 25 June, 2013

Wristband campaign aims to help locate lost children at the beach
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# Lost And Found

Wristband campaign aims to help locate lost children at the beach

Jun 25th 2013, 7:30 AM 9,784 Views 29 Comments

The phone number of the parents or guardians will be on the wristbands in case the child gets lost on a busy beach.

# irish-coast-guard - Thursday 13 June, 2013

Irish Coast Guard warns people to 'stay safe in the water' this summer
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Irish Coast Guard warns people to 'stay safe in the water' this summer

Jun 13th 2013, 9:33 AM 3,966 Views 12 Comments

There have been 14 deaths by drowning in Irish waters so far this year.

# irish-coast-guard - Wednesday 5 June, 2013

The 9 at 9: Wednesday
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# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Jun 5th 2013, 8:37 AM 6,790 Views 9 Comments

Good morning! Here are nine things you want to know this morning…

VIDEO: Baby porpoise rescued after becoming stranded on Dublin beach
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# Fungie Beag

VIDEO: Baby porpoise rescued after becoming stranded on Dublin beach

Jun 5th 2013, 7:54 AM 8,420 Views 14 Comments

The porpoise was taken back out into open water by a coast guard crew.

# irish-coast-guard - Tuesday 26 March, 2013

Update: Body recovered after car enters water in Arklow
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Update: Body recovered after car enters water in Arklow

Mar 26th 2013, 3:55 PM 24,150 Views 21 Comments

The body of the man was recovered after it washed up on a nearby beach. A woman was taken from the vehicle earlier this morning and is being treated in hospital.

# irish-coast-guard - Monday 25 March, 2013

Father and child rescued from Howth pier after becoming trapped by waves
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# Howth Pier

Father and child rescued from Howth pier after becoming trapped by waves

Mar 25th 2013, 12:42 PM 21,575 Views 22 Comments

The pair did not require hospital treatment.

# irish-coast-guard - Monday 18 March, 2013

Busy weekend for the Irish Coast Guard with callouts all over the country
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Busy weekend for the Irish Coast Guard with callouts all over the country

Mar 18th 2013, 4:16 PM 10,299 Views 11 Comments

The Coast Guard said the west of the country was the busiest area but this is not unusual for the first bank holiday of the year.

# irish-coast-guard - Wednesday 6 March, 2013

The 9 at 9: Wednesday
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# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Mar 6th 2013, 8:39 AM 9,695 Views 14 Comments

Good morning. Here are nine things to know as you start your day.

Body of young girl, 3, found on Cork beach
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# Tragedy

Body of young girl, 3, found on Cork beach

Mar 6th 2013, 8:27 AM 31,831 Views 52 Comments

A man in his 50s also died in the incident.

# irish-coast-guard - Saturday 2 February, 2013

Man taken from water off Galway dies
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# Galway

Man taken from water off Galway dies

Feb 2nd 2013, 4:07 PM 17,256 Views 13 Comments

The man was taken from the water after falling from the quayside at Spanish Arch this morning.

# irish-coast-guard - Tuesday 8 January, 2013

Four fishermen rescued off Waterford Harbour
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Four fishermen rescued off Waterford Harbour

Jan 8th 2013, 3:58 PM 5,309 Views 4 Comments

A 15-metre fishing boat carrying four people got into difficulty off Hook Head in Waterford Harbour early this morning.

# irish-coast-guard - Friday 14 December, 2012

Coast Guard issues warning as further gales and flooding forecast
# For Fluich Sake
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# For Fluich Sake

Coast Guard issues warning as further gales and flooding forecast

Dec 14th 2012, 8:30 PM 12,524 Views 5 Comments

The public is advised to stay away from the shoreline and to avoid venturing out unnecessarily when gale force conditions are forecast.

# irish-coast-guard - Wednesday 26 September, 2012

Warning for people to avoid coastal areas as Ireland battered by winds
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# High Winds

Warning for people to avoid coastal areas as Ireland battered by winds

Sep 26th 2012, 11:44 AM 5,163 Views 14 Comments

The Coast Guard has warned the public to stay away from coastal areas as northerly winds that will reach gale force are forecast.

# irish-coast-guard - Friday 24 August, 2012

New iPhone app from Coast Guard could ‘save lives’
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# Sea

New iPhone app from Coast Guard could ‘save lives’

Aug 24th 2012, 7:30 AM 5,993 Views 16 Comments

The app will allow anyone going out to sea, whether it is professionally or for leisure or sport, to let the Coast Guard know in advance.

# irish-coast-guard - Friday 27 July, 2012

Cliff faller rescued on Howth head
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Cliff faller rescued on Howth head

Jul 27th 2012, 7:54 AM 5,811 Views 9 Comments

Video of incident shows woman being rescued and winched by helicopter.

# irish-coast-guard - Tuesday 10 April, 2012

Passenger suffers suspected heart attack on board MS Balmoral
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Passenger suffers suspected heart attack on board MS Balmoral

Apr 10th 2012, 6:40 PM 5,500 Views 13 Comments

The man has received medical attention on board the vessel, which has turned back as a “precautionary measure”.

# irish-coast-guard - Monday 6 February, 2012

Search for missing fishermen off Cork coast to be scaled back
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# Tit Bonhomme

Search for missing fishermen off Cork coast to be scaled back

Feb 6th 2012, 7:55 AM 797 Views 1 Comment

Two of the five men who were on the trawler when it sank are still unaccounted for.

# irish-coast-guard - Monday 28 November, 2011

Search for missing sailors to resume
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# Search And Rescue

Search for missing sailors to resume

Nov 28th 2011, 8:01 AM 712 Views 1 Comment

The search for five missing crewmen who went missing when their vessel sank in the Irish Sea yesterday is to resume today.

# irish-coast-guard - Sunday 18 September, 2011

Column: ‘You’d often know the people you’d be going out for’
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Column: ‘You’d often know the people you’d be going out for’

Sep 18th 2011, 6:00 PM 71 Views 9 Comments

From receiving an alert, Joefy Murphy and his crew can launch a lifeboat in eight minutes. He explains why the danger and the lack of sleep haven’t stopped him yet.