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River search in Ennis

by Caitriona in  Callouts

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Doolin Coast Guard was tasked this evening , by MRSC, Valentia to assist Gardaí and Ennis Fire and Rescue Service with an incident on the River Fergus at Woodquay . A person was thought to have entered the water at that location. Kilkee Coast Guard was also tasked. The Shannon based Coast Guard Rescue helicopter conducted searches over the river while Coast Guard members searched along the river bank. The search was stood down and thought to be a false alarm.

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Tasked to assist locating person

by Caitriona in  Callouts

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The team was tasked by MRSC Valentia to assist in locating a person , the person was located and team was stood down.

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Missing child

by Caitriona in  Callouts

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Doolin Coast Guard members were tasked this morning to an incident by MRSC, Valentia. A young child was missing in an area near the Aille river in Doolin and help was sought to find the child. As Coast Guard members arrived the child had been found by the parent , safe and well.

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RIB with engine trouble

by Caitriona in  Callouts

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Doolin Coast Guard team was tasked this evening by MRSC, Valentia to a RIB with engine trouble off the Cliffs of Moher. The team assembled , launched the Delta Coast Guard RIB and proceeded to the Cliffs of Moher to locate the boat. While enroute , information was received that the Doolin Discovery Passenger Ferry had the boat on tow and the three persons were safely on board the ferry. The Aran Islands Lifeboat and the Shannon based Coast Guard helicopter , Rescue 115 had also been tasked. The ferry towed the boat back to Doolin Pier where Coast Guard members assisted recovering the boat.

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Scoil Caomhán , InisOírr , School Visit

by Caitriona in  Callouts

 

Thug baill Garda Costa na hÉireann , Dúlainn agus Inis  Oírr,  cuairt  ar Scoil Caomhán, Inis Oírr innui. Labhair siad leis na paistí faoi cursaí sabháilteacht uisce agus an Garda Costa.

Doolin and Inis Oírr  Coast Guard members visited Scoil Caomhán, Inis Oírr today. They spoke with the children about water safety and the Coast Guard.

 

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Fishermans body recovered

by Caitriona in  Callouts

navy boatThe body of the fisherman who had been swept into the sea on Sunday , was recovered this morning by Irish Naval Service divers.

 

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