6 People rescued from cave

by Caitriona in  Callouts

19th April 2008

6 persons were rescued from a cave at Coolea , Lisdoonvarna

A party of nine people  abseiled into Pól Elva earlier that day. While at the bottom they got wet and cold and  some were unable to climb back out.

Local people helped greatly by lowering down hot drinks,food and blankets to the casualities.

One casualty suffering from hypothermia was removed by ambulanace to Ennis General Hospital

This was a large scale rescue also involving members of ICRO (Irish Cave Rescue Organisation) 

Incident 09/08

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Missing person Ballyvaughan

by Caitriona in  Callouts

17th April 2008

Doolin Coast Guard Unit were called to search for a missing person in the Ballyvaughan area.

Body recovered a short time later

Incident 08/08

 

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Search for missing person

by Caitriona in  Callouts

15th April 2008

The Doolin Coast Guard Unit were called to search for a missing person who was last seen at the Cliffs of Moher at 18.30 that evening.

A large area around the location and the Doolin area was searched.

The person was found safe and well at 23.15

Incident 07/08

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Body Recovery at Cliffs of Moher

by Caitriona in  Callouts

April 10th -12th 2008

The Doolin Coast Guard Unit were called to search for missing person at the Cliffs of Moher

The search continued for 3 days, a body was recovered from the water.

Incident 06/08

 

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Swimmer at White Strand

by Caitriona in  Callouts

March 9th 2008

Swimmer at Whitestrand

Incident 05/08

 

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Overdue Diver

by Caitriona in  Callouts

February 18th 2008

The Coast Guard Unit were notified of an overdue diver at Doolin Point.The  diver returned safely before the search commenced.

Incident 04/08

 

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