Browsing articles from "October, 2014"

Moybeg Medevac

by Caitriona in  Callouts

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Doolin Coast Guard Team was tasked to assist the HSE Ambulance Service and The Shannon Coast Guard Rescue Helicopter with a medevac from Moybeg.

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Turlough Hill

by Caitriona in  Callouts


Doolin Coast Guard Team was tasked by MRSC, Valentia to an incident at Turlough Hill , Carron this evening. A group had been out walking and one person became separated from the group . The group became concerned when they couldn’t locate the other walker and called the emergency services as it was getting late with bad weather promised. The Shannon based Coast Guard Rescue helicopter , Rescue 115 , was tasked and was on scene quickly and commenced searches in the area. The Doolin team assembled , began searches , some team members located the missing walker at the Turlough Outdoor Education Centre . All teams were contacted , the Coast Guard Helicopter transported two of the group who had been at the top of Turlough Hill back to The Outdoor Education Centre, the Paramedic made sure the walker was OK.

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Medevac from Inis Oírr

by Caitriona in  Callouts


The Inis Oírr team of Doolin Coast Guard Unit was tasked to assist with a medevac from the Island today. The Waterford based Coast Guard Helicopter, Rescue 117 airlifted the casualty on this occasion as Rescue 115 was on another  incident in Kerry at the time.

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Missing Person

by Caitriona in  Callouts



Doolin Coast Guard team was tasked at 16.56 ,  by MRSC , Valentia , to search for an 80 year old man . Family members raised the alarm when he hadn’t returned to the coach at the Cliffs of Moher that they were travelling on . Search teams assembled , the Shannon based Coast Guard Helicopter was tasked and searches commenced. Land and air searches were also carried out in an area where a team member had seen a man fitting that description earlier in the day.A short time later it was confirmed that he had been found by a member of the public . Coast Guard members went to the location and made sure he alright . He continued on his trip with the group.

Incident 44/14


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Injured Walker

by Caitriona in  Callouts


Doolin Coast Guard Team was tasked by MESC, Valentia to assist a casualty near Faunarooska. The man had injured his ankle while walking on the green road and was able to call for help using his phone. The HSE Ambulance from Ennistymon was also tasked. On arrival Coast Guard members treated the casualty and made him as comfortable as possible until the ambulance arrived. The casualty was then stretchered to the ambulance .

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