Browsing articles from "October, 2010"

Boat Overdue

by Caitriona in  Callouts

Close to 17.15 this evening, Doolin Coast Guard Unit was tasked by MRSC Valentia.The team was requested to investigate a report of a 6mt. rib overdue at Dooln Pier.The rib was on passage from Liscannor to Doolin. A rib fitting the description given was sighted by team members coming alongside at Doolin Pier.It was the vessel in question, team members assisted in the recovery of the boat in difficult conditions at the Pier.

Incident 45/10

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Voluntary Emergency Services Seminar

by Caitriona in  General/Notices

Members of Doolin Coast Guard and Costello Bay Coast Guard Units attended the Voluntary Emergency Services Seminar in Galway today.

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Object on Beach

by Caitriona in  Callouts

At 20.oo, Doolin Coast Guard was tasked by MRSC Valentia to an incident at Lahinch. A member of the public had notified the Gardaí that they had found an object they believed could be harmful on the beach at Lahinch, close to the shore. Doolin Coast Guard members went to the scene and along with Gardaí from Ennistymon carried out a search of the shoreline, where they found a metal canister. The Gardaí called the  Ennistymon Fire Service , they examined the information on the label and cordoned it off. Fire Service personnel and some Coast Guard members will remain with the object until a special isolation container comes from Shannon so it can be removed safely from the beach.

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