Browsing articles from "August, 2016"

Leg injury, South of viewing platform

by Caitriona in  Callouts

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Doolin Coast Guard was tasked to assist the HSE Ambulance Service near the Cliffs of Moher. A walker had sustained a leg injury on the path South of the viewing platform. Coast Guard members stretchered the casualty to the ambulance.
Incident 57/16

  • Mary.:

    Sincere thanks for your extreme kindness and care shown to me, the person involved in this accident and may I add all in good humour which helped in no small way to ease the trauma.
    Best Wishes,
    Mary.

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Ferry passenger assisted

by Caitriona in  Callouts

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Doolin Coast Guard was tasked by MRSC, Valentia , to assist a person who had sustained a leg injury while on a ferry. The team members met the ferry at Doolin Pier and assisted the casualty until the HSE Ambulance arrived. The casualty was assisted from the boat to the ambulance.
Incident 56/15

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Cliffs search and kayakers in difficulty

by Caitriona in  Blog

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Doolin coast Guard was tasked by MRSC, Valentia , to assist in the search for a person believed to be missing in the Cliffs of Moher area. Teams commenced searches in the morning and continued throughout the day until 9.00 pm. Searches will resume in the morning.
While returning back to the Coast Guard Rescue Centre, the team was tasked to assist with kayakers in difficulty off Doolin Point. The D-Class was launched and the Delta RIB prepared for launch if required. The D-Class located the kayakers and took one on board and back to Doolin Pier , the others were able to paddle back to the pier . The D-Class and crew waited until all were safely ashore and then returned to the station and washed down the boat and gear.
Incident 54/16 and 55/16

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Flare sighted between Inis Oírr and Inis Meáin

by Caitriona in  Callouts

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The Inis Oírr team of Doolin Coast Guard investigated a flare sighted between Inis Oírr and Inis Meáin.

Incident 53/16

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Divers recover body and call out to Cliffs

by Caitriona in  Callouts

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Doolin Coast Guard was tasked by MRSC, Valentia , to assist with the recovery of a body. The Burren Divers had been diving off Lough Point , when they discovered a body at a depth 24 metres. They marked the location and returned to the pier in Doolin to alert the emergency services. The Delta was launched and the D-Class proceeded from Lahinch. The Burren Divers returned to the location with the Doolin Coast Guard boat and the divers retrieved the body.The body was recovered to the Coast Guard Boat and returned to Doolin
Incident 51/16
Just after the Delta launched the team was tasked to assist with an incident south of the Cliffs of Moher. A man had suffered a stroke while on the cliff path.Coast Guard members went to the Cliffs, and the Shannon Coast Guard Rescue Helicopter, Rescue 115 had also been tasked .The casualty was assisted by HSE Ambulance Paramedics and the team stretchered the casualty to the helicopter.
Incident 52/16

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Young girl airlifted from Aillwee mountain

by Caitriona in  Callouts

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Doolin Coast Guard was notified by Gardaí that a young girl had injured her leg on Aillwee mountain and needed assistance.MRSC, Valentia, set off Doolin Coast Guard team pagers and the Shannon Coast Guard helicopter, Rescue 115, was also tasked. The young girl and her family were lifted from the mountain by helicopter, it then landed in an open field below Aillwee Cave and the casualty was transferred to the waiting HSE Ambulance.
Incident 50/16

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