Browsing articles from "April, 2012"

Sea Survival and RIB Capsize

by Caitriona in  Training

Several members took part in the RIB capsize course over the weekend , while others completed the Sea Survival course at Haulbowline National Maritime College

 

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Inis Oírr

by Caitriona in  Callouts

The South Aran team was tasked yesterday to assist with the transfer of a patient to an aircraft for medicav to hospital.

Incident 07/12

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Climbing Training

by Caitriona in  Training

Climbing exercise tonight at Ballyreen.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Assisted casualty

by Caitriona in  Callouts

Coast Guard Team was tasked today to assist when a member of the public collapsed with chest pains and breathing difficulties. Medical attention was provided until the HSE ambulance arrived to take the casualty to hospital.

Incident 06/12

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Search ORA

by Caitriona in  Training

Another successful annual Search ORA ( Operational Readiness Assessment)  completed for the team. The team and team search managers were assessed tonight on search skills and management.  All went well despite the heavy rain and thunder storms. Thanks to our Sector Manager , Ray and Southern Sector Manager , Tim , who travelled to Doolin for our assessment.

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Inis Oírr

by Caitriona in  Callouts

  1.  Doolin CGU (South Aran Team) was called out this evening to assist Doctor on Inis Óirr to transfer a casualty with cardiac arrest to the airstrip for arrival of the Shannon Coast Guard Helicopter , R115. Sadly,  the casualty passed away.  Incident 05/12

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