Browsing articles from "June, 2016"

Cliff jumping

by Caitriona in  Callouts

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Doolin Coast Guard team was tasked this evening by MRSC, Valentia , to Lahinch . A concerned member of the public had reported youths jumping from a cliff in the area. Team members assembled and searched along the cliff from the location to Cregg Beach and also other areas . Nothing was found and team stood down.
Incident 27/16

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People in the water , Inis Oírr

by Caitriona in  Callouts

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Doolin Coast Guard was tasked by MRSC, Valentia , to a report of two people in the water at Inis Oírr. Team members assembled and prepared the Delta for launch. As the boat was being launched the Doolin team was stood down. The Inis Oírr members of Doolin Coast Guard assisted with the incident on the Island and the people were attended to by the doctor . The Shannon based Coast Guard helicopter , Rescue 115 , was also tasked to the incident
Incident 26/16.

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Injured cyclist airlifted to hospital

by Caitriona in  Callouts

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The Inis Oírr team of Doolin Coast Guard was tasked by MRSC, Valentia to assist with the medevac of an injured cyclist to Galway University Hospital by the Shannon based helicopter, Rescue 115
Incident 25/16

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Fall from cliff at Lahinch

by Caitriona in  Callouts

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Doolin Coast Guard was tasked by MRSC, Valentia , shortly after 05.00 this morning, to assist a casualty in Lahinch who had fallen 20 m from a cliff edge to the shore. Team members assisted HSE Ambulance service paramedics who were at the scene treating the casualty. The Shannon based Coast Guard helicopter, R115 was tasked to transfer the casualty to hospital.The casualty was placed in a stretcher and winched to the helicopter.
Incident 24/16

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Walker at Aill na Searrach

by Caitriona in  Callouts

Doolin Coast Guard was tasked by MRSC, Valentia,  to go to the assistance of a stranded walker  at the base of Aill na Searrach. The team assembled , proceeded to the location and were then contacted to say the walker had been assisted . Team members waited at Aill na Searrach to meet casualty and confirm that they were alright .

Incident 23/16

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