Browsing articles from "April, 2016"

Ennistymon Vocational School visit

by Caitriona in  Callouts


Ennistymon Vocational School 5th Years visited the station today. The students were shown an informational film and shown around the station.

  • Orla:

    Thank you so much to Caitriona, Tom, Brian and new members for the wonderful tour and warm welcome to your facility. Our students and staff really enjoyed the experience and cannot thank you all enough for your time. Thank you.

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Rescue of calf from small cave

by Caitriona in  Callouts


The Coast Guard Unit was tasked by MRSC, Valentia to assist a local farmer . The farmer had contacted the OiC for help when a calf had fallen into a small cave on his land. Some team members went to the location, at Knockauns Mountain, and retrieved the calf using climbing equipment.
Incident 12/16

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Bubble Soccer

by Caitriona in  Callouts

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Team members took part in a local 5 aside bubble soccer fundraiser .

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Search at Cliffs

by Caitriona in  Callouts


Doolin Coast Guard team was tasked this evening to search for a person in the Cliffs of Moher area. The Shannon Coast Guard helicopter, Rescue 115 also carried out searches.A tour bus driver was concerned when one of his passengers failed to return to the bus for the return journey to Dublin. The teams commenced searches on the path North and South of the Cliffs while Ennistymon Gardaí also continued to try and locate the person. Sometime later another tour bus company confirmed that they had taken an extra passenger back to Dublin. Teams stood down.

Incident 11 / 16

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by Caitriona in  Callouts

Doolin Coast Guard was tasked to assist in a search for a person missing in the Bunratty area. The team searched on the water and on land along with Killaloe and Kilkee Coast Guard Units, the Shannon based Coast Guard helicopter, Rescue 115, Bunratty Search and Rescue , Clare Civil Defence and Limerick Land Search .
Incident 10/16

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