Boat ORA Distinction for Doolin Coast Guard

by Caitriona in  General/Notices

Doolin Coast Guard team received a distinction for the boat ORA (Operational Readiness Assessment) . All Coast Guard boat teams were assessed during the year by assessors working on behalf of the Irish Coast Guard. Well done to all the team.

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EPIRB off Quilty

by Caitriona in  Callouts

At 09.25 today, MRSC, Valentia tasked Doolin Coast Guard Unit to investigate an activated EPIRB (Emergency Position Indicating Radio Beacon) off  Quilty. The EPIRB belonged to a fishing vessel working out of Seafield Pier in Quilty. Some members went to Seafield Pier and confirmed that the boat in question was alongside at the pier. The EPIRB had been accidentally acivated , they contacted the owner and he deactivated the EPIRB.  Coast Guard members stood down.

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Gaelscoil na bhFilí, Gort Inse Guaire

by Caitriona in  General/Notices

Thug baill Garda Costa na hÉireann , Doolin, cuairt ar Gaelscoil na bhFilí, Gort Inse Guaire innui. Labhair siad leis na paistí faoi cursaí sabhálteachta uisce agus an Garda Costa.

Doolin Coast Guard members visited Gaelscoil na bhFilí , Gort, today. They spoke with the children about water safety and the Coast Guard.

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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.

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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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