by Caitriona in Training
Doolin Coast Guard Unit took part in a joint exercise with Ennistymon Fire and Rescue Service . The search exercise was carried out along the banks of the River Inagh and on the river from the Falls towards Liscannor.
The Inis Oírr team of Doolin Coast Guard Unit was tasked by MRSC Valentia to assist the local doctor in transferring an ill patient to the airfield. The Shannon Coast Guard Helicopter , Rescue 115 , was tasked , the casualty was taken on board and transferred to hospital.
The Inis Oirr Unit of Doolin Coast Guard Team was tasked today to an incident on the Island. A girl had sustained head and knee injuries in a bicycle accident. The Coast Guard members transferred the casualty to the doctors surgery where her injuries were treated.
Doolin Coast Guard Unit was tasked by MRSC , Valentia to an incident at Ailladee , a popular climbing area north of Doolin.The casualty had sustained injuries after a fall and was airlifted by Rescue 115 to hospital in Galway.
Doolin Coast Guard Unit was tasked by MRSC, Valentia to assist Ennistymon Gardaí with a search for a person at the Cliffs of Moher. Team members assembled and launched the Delta boat from Doolin Pier and carried out searched under the Cliffs. Team members also searched along the cliff top. Kilkee Coast Guard Unit members also joined in the search. The Shannon Coast Guard Rescue Helicopter searched along the coast line . The Navy also assisted in the search, they came from Liscannor Bay where the LE Emer was at anchor . They sent out a RIB and also had Navy Personnel scanning the sea from the deck of the ship.
The search continued with search teams on the cliff top and sea shores and the Doolin Coast Guard boat searching the below the cliffs. Kilkee Coast Guard members joined the search .The Clare Civil Defence Boat also assisted.
Shore teams searched the coastline and the Coast Guard boat searched from Doolin to Hags Haed onto Liscannor , across to Green Island and Dunderrig Rocks and back. Members of Kilkee Coast Guard assisted Doolin Coast Guard.
Day 4, 5, 6, 7,8
Shore teams carried out searches from early morning throughout the day.
Shore teams carried out searches from cliff tops and shores
The body of the missing person was recovered
Doolin Coast Guard was tasked by MRSC Valentia to remove a casualty from the main chamber of Doolin Cave. The HSE Ambulance was also tasked to treat the casualty, who had become weak and was unable to come out of the cave unassisted. Coast Guard members assembled and set up the climbing and hauling gear. The casualty was placed on a stretcher and taken to the main shaft and then hauled to ground level.
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