Browsing articles from "May, 2016"

Cliffs of Moher area

by Caitriona in  Callouts

Doolin Coast Guard assembled , launched the Delta and dispatched search teams to the Cliffs of Moher, when tasked by MRSC, Valentia, to assist in a search for a person thought to be missing in the area. The Shannon Coast Guard helicopter , Rescue 115 was also tasked . The Delta searched from Aill na Searrach to Hags Head and on bearings as directed by MRSC, Valentia.Searches will resume in the morning.
Incident 16/16

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Boat tow

by Caitriona in  Callouts


Doolin Coast Guard was tasked by MRSC, Valentia, to assist a boat in difficulty. The team assembled and the Delta was launched. The casualty vessel was located off the Finnis Buoy and taken on tow back to Doolin.
Incident 15/16

Doolin Pt.

by Caitriona in  Callouts


Doolin Coast Guard unit was tasked by MRSC, Valentia,  to assist a man who had been swept off his feet by a wave at Doolin Point. The fall onto the rocks had caused a several injuries. His injuries were attended to and he was assessed by the HSE Paramedics and taken to Hospital for stitches.

Incident 14/16

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by Caitriona in  Callouts


photo : M.Grindrod

Doolin Coast Guard Unit was tasked by MRSC, Valentia, to go to the assistance of an injured walker on Gleninagh Mountain.The team assembled and a search team located the casualty at the top of the moutain where he was assessed and assissted down the to the waiting HSE Ambulance . He was treated by paramedics and taken to Galway University Hospital .
Incident 13/16

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