Browsing articles from "December, 2015"

Lahinch Christmas Day Swim

by Caitriona in  General/Notices

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Doolin Coast Guard and Lahinch Rescue assisted at the annual Lahinch Christmas Day swim. This year the money raised will go towards North Clare Mental Health Association.
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Happy Christmas

by Caitriona in  General/Notices

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Cliffs

by Caitriona in  Callouts

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Doolin Coast Guard team was tasked today 16 Dec. by MRSC, Valentia, to assist with locating a person in difficulty at the Cliffs of Moher. Search teams were dispatched to the area, casualty was located and the scene was secured. Gardaí , HSE and Coast Guard personnel negotiated with the casualty. After nine hours the casualty was secured and left the area with Gardaí and Coast Guard personnel. Later teams returned to base washed equipment and stood down.
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Search

by Caitriona in  Callouts

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Doolin Coast Guard team was tasked by MRSC, Valentia, to assist in locating a person in the Cliffs of Moher area. The team assembled, search teams were dispatched to different areas of the cliffs and the Coast Guard boat was prepared for launch. The missing person was located by Ennistymon Gardaí, and Coast Guard team assisted with the operation and secured the scene. Later when incident was complete the team stood down.

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Boat in difficulty

by Caitriona in  Callouts

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Doolin Coast Guard team was tasked this morning by MRSC, Valentia, to assist a vessel in difficulty off Blackhead.The team assembled and launched the Delta while the D-Class was taken by road to Gleninagh, for launch if required. The Coast Guard boat located the casualty vessel and towed it to shallower safe water where it could anchor. It was then towed by another fishing vessel back to Ballyvaughan . The Delta stood down and returned to base having accompanied both vessels back to Ballyvaughan.
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Medevac from Ennistymon

by Caitriona in  Callouts

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Doolin Coast Guard team was tasked by MRSC, Valentia, to assist the Ambulance Service and the Shannon Coast Guard helicopter,  Rescue 115 with a medevac from Ennistymon.
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