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Boat tow

by Caitriona in  Callouts

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Doolin Coast Guard was tasked by MRSC, Valentia, to assist a boat in difficulty. The team assembled and the Delta was launched. The casualty vessel was located off the Finnis Buoy and taken on tow back to Doolin.
Incident 15/16

Doolin Pt.

by Caitriona in  Callouts

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Doolin Coast Guard unit was tasked by MRSC, Valentia,  to assist a man who had been swept off his feet by a wave at Doolin Point. The fall onto the rocks had caused a several injuries. His injuries were attended to and he was assessed by the HSE Paramedics and taken to Hospital for stitches.

Incident 14/16

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Gleninagh

by Caitriona in  Callouts

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photo : M.Grindrod

Doolin Coast Guard Unit was tasked by MRSC, Valentia, to go to the assistance of an injured walker on Gleninagh Mountain.The team assembled and a search team located the casualty at the top of the moutain where he was assessed and assissted down the to the waiting HSE Ambulance . He was treated by paramedics and taken to Galway University Hospital .
Incident 13/16

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Ennistymon Vocational School visit

by Caitriona in  Callouts

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Ennistymon Vocational School 5th Years visited the station today. The students were shown an informational film and shown around the station.

  • Orla:

    Thank you so much to Caitriona, Tom, Brian and new members for the wonderful tour and warm welcome to your facility. Our students and staff really enjoyed the experience and cannot thank you all enough for your time. Thank you.

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Rescue of calf from small cave

by Caitriona in  Callouts

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The Coast Guard Unit was tasked by MRSC, Valentia to assist a local farmer . The farmer had contacted the OiC for help when a calf had fallen into a small cave on his land. Some team members went to the location, at Knockauns Mountain, and retrieved the calf using climbing equipment.
Incident 12/16

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Bubble Soccer

by Caitriona in  Callouts

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Team members took part in a local 5 aside bubble soccer fundraiser .

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