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Boat broken down

by Caitriona in  Callouts

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Doolin Coast Guard team was tasked by MRSC, Valentia to a boat broken down dive boat off Crab Island. The Doolin Coast Guard boats were both on the water at the pier at the time and went to assist the RIB . It was in danger of running aground on Crab Island. The RIB was towed back into Doolin Pier.

Incident 37/13

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Boat Aground Ballyvaughan

by Caitriona in  Callouts

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Doolin Coast Guard Unit was tasked by MRSC, Valentia to assist a yacht that had gone aground at Green Island , off Ballyvaughan. The D-Class boat was launched at Ballyvaughan new Pier and assessed the yachts situation and crew. The people on board were in no danger and it was decided to wait for the tide to refloat the boat. The Coast Guard boat remained on scene until there was enough water to refloat and escorted the yacht into Ballyvaughan Pier.

Incident 38/13

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Climber fall

by Caitriona in  Callouts

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Doolin Coast Guard team was tasked by MRSC, Valentia to assist a climber who had fallen 20 feet at Ailladee when some of his anchors came loose. The Shannon based Coast Guard Helicopter , Rescue 115 was also tasked. Team members attended to the casualty until the Coast Guard winch man arrived , the casualty was airlifted to hospital in Galway.

Incident 35/13

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Inis Oírr missing child

by Caitriona in  Callouts

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The Inis Oírr team was tasked last night by MRSC, Valentia, to search for a three year old child that had gone missing on the Island. Searches began and the child was located shortly after.

Incident 34/13

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Cliff Path

by Caitriona in  Callouts

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Doolin Coast Guard was tasked by MRSC , Valentia, to assist the HSE Ambulance Service with a casualty who needed assistance on the Cliff path near Aill na Searrach.

Incident 33/13

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Kilkee

by Caitriona in  Callouts

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Doolin Coast Guard members assisted Kilkee Coast Guard Unit on an incident at Kilkee. A car had entered the water from a cliff edge with one occupant. Searches commenced immediately for the occupant . The Shannon Coast Guard Rescue Helicopter was tasked to the scene.The Naval Service Divers arrived and attempted recovery of the vehicle , but had to abandon efforts on the first day due to sea conditions. The car was successfully brought to the surface today and the body of the casualty recovered .

Kilkee Fire and Rescue Service assisted at the pier to remove the vehicle from the water.

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Incident 32/13

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