Browsing articles from "April, 2013"

Medevac from Ennistymon

by Caitriona in  Callouts


Doolin Coast Guard team was tasked by MRSC , Valentia to assist with a medevac from Ennistymon. The Irish Air Corp AW139 Air Ambulance was tasked to transfer the patient from the HSE Ambulance at Ennistymon to hospital. The team assembled and prepared the landing area at the CBS Secondary School in the town.

The helicopter landed and team assisted with the patient transfer to the helicopter.

Incident 14/13


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Surfer injured off Aill na Searrach

by Caitriona in  Callouts



The team was tasked by MRSC , Valentia , after 11.15, this morning to assist with an injured surfer , at Aileens, 200 m off Aill na Searrach.Some of  team were in various locations along the Cliffs continuing an ongoing search when they left for the Rocket House and assembled with other team members  to launch the Delta RIB. The Shannon Coast Guard Helicopter , Rescue 115 , was also tasked and took the casualty from the water and airlifted him to Galway University Hospital.

Incident 13/13

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Cliffs of Moher Search

by Caitriona in  Callouts

A search has been in progress for the past number of days to search for a missing person at the Cliffs of Moher. The team was tasked by MRSC, Valentia , on Saturday afternoon . The team have been conducting cliff top searches and the Delta RIB and D Class have carried out searches in the water. The Shannon based Coast Guard helicopter, Rescue 115 , has also carried assisted each day. Kilkee Coast Guard members assisted with the search today.

Incident 12/13

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Icelandic Coast Guard Visit

by Caitriona in  Media


Members of the Icelandic Coast Guard visited Doolin Coast Guard Unit today. They were transported from Shannon to Doolin by the Shannon based Coast Guard Helicopter, after they had  visited their base. The visitors were then given a presentation on what we do by Doolin Coast Guard OiC. They were then taken on a boat trip under the Cliffs of Moher on the Doolin Coast Guard Delta while others took part in a cliff climbing exercise.

They had visited Crosshaven Coast Guard Unit , Haulbowline Naval Base and The Maritime College in Cork.



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