Browsing articles from "September, 2008"

Kilkee Pollock Holes

by Caitriona in  Callouts

At 14.10 today Doolin Coast Guard Delta was tasked to go to the Kilkee area.The Doolin Delta was in the Doonbeg area acting as safety boat for a Currach event when they were called. They proceeded to the scene where a person was in difficulty in the water at the Pollock Holes. While en route the team was stood down as the casualty had been safely taken from the water by another boat.

Incident 39/08

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Spanish Point

by Caitriona in  Callouts

At 12.20 today Doolin Coast Guard were paged to go to Spanish Point to assist a swimmer in difficulty.The Shannon based Coast Guard Helicopter were also tasked to the scene. The Doolin Delta boat was on route to Doolin pier for launch when the team were stood down. The swimmer had been taken from the water and was then airlifted to Shannon to an awaiting ambulance.

Incident 38/08

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Swimmers at Spanish Point

by Caitriona in  Callouts

 Coast Guard members assembled at base to prepare the Delta Rib for launch to assist swimmers in difficulty at Spanish Point. Other members went to the scene by road. Before launch the unit were stood down. Surfers at the scene had assisted the swimmers back to shore.

Incident 37/08

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Wind Surfers at Spanish Point

by Caitriona in  Callouts

At approximately 13.00 Doolin Coast Guard Unit were tasked to assist two windsurfers who were in danger of being pulled out further to sea at Spanish Point. While the Delta was being prepared for launch the team were stood down. The windsurfers had made their way back to shore safely.

Incident 36/08

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Book Launch

by Caitriona in  Media

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Kilkee Search

by Caitriona in  Callouts

Doolin Coast Guard assisted in the continued search for the missing man at Kilkee

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