Browsing articles from "April, 2014"

Ballyvaughan and Lisdoonvarna School Visits

by Caitriona in  General/Notices

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Team member visited Ballyvaughan and Lisdoonvarna National Schools in recent weeks and spoke to the children about water safety and about being a volunteer in the Irish Coast Guard.

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Surfer with broken leg

by Caitriona in  Callouts

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Doolin Coast Guard team was tasked by MRSC, Valentia, to assist the HSE Ambulance with an incident at Creagg beach. The casualty  had broken his leg while surfing, he made it back to shore where another surfer called for help. The casualty was treated and  stabilised at the scene by a Doctor and paramedics and stretchered to the ambulance and on to University Hospital Limerick.

Incident 20/14

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New Pier at Doolin

by Caitriona in  General/Notices

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Link to the RTE News report on the new pier at Doolin.

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Injury near Trá Leathain

by Caitriona in  Callouts


Doolin Coast Guard team was tasked by MRSC, Valentia , to assist the HSE Ambulance service with an incident one mile from Doolin along the Cliffs of Moher route. The casualty had fallen and broken their ankle . The team assembled and members provided care until the arrival of the HSE Ambulance . The casualty was taken to hospital .

Incident 19/14


  • Rebecca McLaughlin:

    Sincere Thank you to the wonderful team for their speedy arrival and
    their kindness and professionalism in looking after my Mum on the cliff walk
    following her accident. We appreciate and applaud the work
    you do.

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Medi Vac from Miltown Malbay

by Caitriona in  Callouts

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Doolin Coast Guard team was tasked by MRSC, Valentia , to assist with a medi vac from Miltown Malbay. While en route the call out was cancelled, team stood down.

Incident 18/14

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  • Tony Hughes: A Massive Thank you to all your team members for your rapid response today @ Aill na Searrach
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