Browsing articles from "July, 2016"

Boat Aground

by Caitriona in  Callouts



Clare Herald article attached.

Incident 49/16

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Kayakers assisted, Liscannor Bay

by Caitriona in  Callouts


Doolin Coast Guard was tasked by MRSC, Valentia, to assist kayakers in difficulty in Liscannor Bay. The four had left Liscannor earlier but got into difficulty when sea conditions changed quickly, one kayaker had fallen from the kayak and was unable to get back on due to conditions. The Team responded with the Delta and D Class boats while other team members went directly to Liscannor Pier. The Shannon Coast Guard helicopter, Rescue 115, had also been tasked as well as lifeguards from Lahinch. A local boat, Kilstiffan, was in the area and went to the kayakers assistance. The four were taken onboard and taken in to the Pier in Liscannor where all were assessed by the helicopter paramedic.
Incident 48/16

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Missing kayakers

by Caitriona in  Callouts



Doolin Coast Guard team was tasked for a third time today , by MRSC , Valentia, to search for two kayakers. The kayakers had left Trácht beach, Kinvarra earlier on an inflatable kayak and had not returned. The team assembled , launched the Delta and proceeded to the area, while others went by road to commence searches from the coast. The Shannon Coast helicopter, Rescue 115 and the Galway RNLI Lifeboat were also tasked. The kayakers were located by the helicopter and taken onboard the Galway Lifeboat.

Incident 47/16

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Injured walker on cliff path

by Caitriona in  Callouts


Doolin Coast Guard team responded when tasked to assist with a second injury on the cliff path , this time North of the Cliffs of Moher Visitor Centre.The team assisted HSE Paramedics , along with Cliffs of Moher Rangers, to treat the casualty and stretcher to the ambulance.

The team are currently responding to a third incident elsewhere
Incident 46/16

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Injured walker

by Caitriona in  Callouts


Doolin Coast Guard team was tasked by MRSC, Valentia , to assist the HSE Ambulance service with an injured walker on the Cliffs of Moher path. The walker who had sustained a leg injury South of the Cliffs of Moher viewing platform was attended to by Paramedics and stretchered to the ambulance with the assistance of the Cliffs of Moher Rangers and Coast Guard members.

Coast Guard had been tasked to transport family of a casualty who had airlifted from Inis Mór back to Doolin yesterday.

Incident 44/16 and 45/16

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Traffic accident near Doolin and stretcher from Plassey

by Caitriona in  Callouts


Doolin Coast Guard was tasked to assist with a traffic accident near Doolin this morning.

Incident 42/16

An injured person was stretchered from the Plassey on Inis Oírr by the Coast Guard members on Inis Oírr

Incident 43/16



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