Browsing articles from "August, 2009"

Climbing Assessment

by Caitriona in  General/Notices, Training

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The Team after Climbing Assessment

  • Colin:

    Well done guys, I presume you passed with flying colours.

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Plane Crash Excercise

by Caitriona in  Training

Doolin Coast Guard Unit joined The Aran Islands Lifeboat, The Shannon based Coast Guard Helicopter, Inish Oirr Airport Fire Brigade and Emergency personnel from the Island for a simulated plane crash off Inish Oirr. The Doolin Coast Guard Delta boat crew began searching for two casualties, reported to be in the water approximately one mile north of  the Island. The Aran Island Lifeboat and the Helicopter also proceeded to the area.The casualties were located and taken back to the pier to the waiting emergency personnel. Doolin Coast Guard boat returned to base after a very successful training exercise.

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by Caitriona in  General/Notices

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Doolin Coast Guard boats provided safety cover for the Annual Lahinch Bay swim.


by Caitriona in  Callouts

At 18.45, Doolin Coast Guard Unit were tasked by MRCC , Valentia,  to investigate  a report of something in the water at the Cliffs of Moher. Teams assembled , the Doolin Coast  Guard Delta was launched and soon after recovered a body from the water.…/1224252420789.html

Incident 31/09

Ferry Passenger

by Caitriona in  Callouts


At 18.15, Doolin Coast Guard Unit were tasked to assist with a passenger who had fallen ill while on board a passenger ferry, the Jack B. Coast Guard members went to Liscannor and  prepared a landing area  for the Shannon Coast Guard Rescue Helicopter, Rescue 115, as it was also tasked to the incident. A HSE Ambulance was also on scene as the boat came in to Liscannor Pier. The casualty was helped from the ferry by Coast Guard personnel,   assessed by a paramedic and was found to have recovered.

Incident 30/09

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Search in Lahinch area

by Caitriona in  Callouts

At 20.25 , Ennistymon Gardaí tasked Doolin Coast Guard Unit to assist in the search for a woman, believed to be missing in the Lahinch, Liscannor area. Lahinch Rescue also assisted.The Shannon Coast Guard Helicopter also responded and searched. The woman was found safe after a number of hours searching.


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