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Possible boat in distress

by Caitriona in  Callouts

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Doolin Coast Guard team was tasked by MRSC, Valentia , to launch the Delta boat and search for a boat in possible difficulty. A member of the public had reported lights at sea that may have been signalling distress. The team assembled , launched the Delta and proceeded to the area off Freagh Point. Kilkee Coast Guard team was also tasked and carried out searches while the Shannon Coast Guard Helicopter, Rescue 115 also assisted. Other team members searched from the coast for any signs of vessels in difficulty. Nothing was found and teams stood down.

Incident 29/15

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Leg Injury North of O’Briens Tower

by Caitriona in  Callouts

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Doolin Coast Guard team was tasked by MRSC, Valentia, to assist with a casualty who had suffered a leg injury North of O’Briens Tower , the Cliffs of Moher area . The team assembled , located the casualty , provided first aid and stretchered her back to the Cliffs of Moher Visitor Centre to the waiting HSE Ambulance.
Incident 27/15

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Recovery

by Caitriona in  Callouts

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Doolin Coast Guard team was tasked today when a person was reported to have fallen from the Cliffs of Moher. Team members assembled and the Delta was launched , the body was recovered from the water and taken back to the Coast Guard Station. RIP.
Incident 26/15

Road Traffic Incident

by Caitriona in  Callouts

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Doolin Coast Guard team was tasked by MRSC, Valentia , to assist with a medi vac by the Shannon Coast Guard Helicopter after an RTA outside Ennistymon.
Incident 25/05

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Medevac from MIltown

by Caitriona in  Callouts

IMG_1727Doolin Coast Guard team was tasked by MRSC, Valentia , to assist with a Medevac by the Shannon Coast Guard Rescue Helicopter, Rescue 115,  from the football pitch at Miltown Malbay. The patient was transferred from the HSE Ambulance to the helicopter. Kilkee Coast Guard Unit also assisted.
Incident 24/15

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Ongoing search

by Caitriona in  Callouts

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The Garda Water Unit had been assisting Doolin Coast Guard Unit during the week with the ongoing search for a missing person in the Cliffs of Moher area. Both Kilkee and Doolin Coast Guard boats have been searching the coast from Doolin to south of Whitestrand. Killaloe Coast Guard have also assisted with the search with boat crew and land search personnel. Teams continue to search .

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