Callout to Fanore and Spanish Point

May 23, 2010   //   by Caitriona   //   Callouts  //  2 Comments

At 21.57 Doolin Coast Guard was tasked by MRCC Valentia , in response to a call from a member of the puplic. The incident was reported as a hot air balloon in the water off Fanore Beach. The team assembled and the Delta was launched and went North along the coast to Fanore. Other team members went by road along the coast and kept watch see-ward. After arriving on scene and doing a search with very good visibility nothing was found and the Doolin Delta returned to base.

Incident 13/10

Having just recovered the Delta at Doolin Pier , Doolin Coast Guard was tasked again by MRCC , Valentia to investigate a report of five flares seen on the South side of Liscannor Bay in the Spanish Point direction. Delta crew re-launched the boat immediately and proceeded South to location off Spanish Point. Teams members also went by road along the coastline. Nothing was found , all teams returned to base and team stood down.

Incident 14/10


  • Great site lads,
    before I used to get an automatic update of the call-outs is this now finished? as I don’t receive anything anymore.
    My local web site here is

  • Hi Denis,
    The automatic post notification emails were not altogether reliable and sometimes sent the wrong post, so we have suspended them for the time being at least until we find a better alternative.

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