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Overdue Boat

by Caitriona in  Callouts

At 16.15, Doolin Coast Guard Unit was tasked by MRSC , Valentia to search for a small vessel. The boat was reported overdue by a member of the public, it left  Ballyvaughan Pier earlier in the day.  Doolin Coast Guard Unit assembled and prepared the Delta for launch while search teams also went along the coast to Ballyvaughan and to the Cliffs of Moher. The Aran Islands Lifeboat and the Shannon Coast Helicopter were also tasked. Meanwhile Inis Oirr Coast Guard team was tasked to search from the shoreline around the Island, members reported  seeing a boat leave the Pier. The boat returned safely to Ballyvaughan Pier. All teams stood down.

Incident 50/10

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by Caitriona in  Callouts


Incident 49/10

Inis Oirr Coast Guard Team

by Caitriona in  General/Notices

Doolin Coast Guard members went to Inis Oirr to meet with the seven new team members on the Island. The Inis Oirr team are now amalgamated with Doolin Coast Guard.  The team on the Island has been started up again after some years, they will use the old Coast Guard Rocket House as their base.

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Tractor upgrade for Doolin

by Caitriona in  General/Notices

Doolin Coast Guard Unit received their 2004 Same Silver 130 Tractor during the week. The tractor is needed for launch and recovery of the Delta boat at Doolin Pier.

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