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Leg Injury at Cliffs of Moher

by Caitriona in  Callouts


Doolin Coast Guard team was tasked by MRSC, Valentia, to assist the HSE Ambulance Service and The Cliffs of Moher Rangers with an incident South of the viewing platform . A visitor had suffered a severe leg injury along the cliff path and needed to be stretchered  from the area to the ambulance.

Incident 23/14

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by Ian in  Callouts


Doolin Coast Guard Unit were tasked on both Sunday and Monday to two Medivacs from Lahinch Football field. The crew secured the field and assisted the HSE ambulance crew with access to the site and transfer of the casualties. Both the Coast Guard helicopter and the Aer Corps Air Ambulance were involved on the respective days.

Incidents 21/14 and 22/14

Person in the Water at Blackhead

by Caitriona in  Callouts

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Doolin Coast Guard team was tasked at 21.13 by MRSC, Valentia , to an incident at Blackhead , North of Doolin. The alarm was raised when a child fell into the water close to Blackhead Lighthouse where a number of people had been fishing. The team assembled and the Delta RIB was  launched while other team members rushed to the scene by road. The Shannon Coast Guard Rescue helicopter had also been tasked. On prompt arrival at the location the boy was located quickly and recovered from the water to the boat where CPR was initiated before the child was transferred to the Coast Guard helicopter and airlifted to Galway University Hospital. Galway RNLI was also tasked to the incident and the Killkee Coast Guard team responded and were enroute to the incident as they were training South of Doolin at the time .


Incident 20/14


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Surfer with broken leg

by Caitriona in  Callouts

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Doolin Coast Guard team was tasked by MRSC, Valentia, to assist the HSE Ambulance with an incident at Creagg beach. The casualty  had broken his leg while surfing, he made it back to shore where another surfer called for help. The casualty was treated and  stabilised at the scene by a Doctor and paramedics and stretchered to the ambulance and on to University Hospital Limerick.

Incident 20/14

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Injury near Trá Leathain

by Caitriona in  Callouts


Doolin Coast Guard team was tasked by MRSC, Valentia , to assist the HSE Ambulance service with an incident one mile from Doolin along the Cliffs of Moher route. The casualty had fallen and broken their ankle . The team assembled and members provided care until the arrival of the HSE Ambulance . The casualty was taken to hospital .

Incident 19/14


  • Rebecca McLaughlin:

    Sincere Thank you to the wonderful team for their speedy arrival and
    their kindness and professionalism in looking after my Mum on the cliff walk
    following her accident. We appreciate and applaud the work
    you do.

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Medi Vac from Miltown Malbay

by Caitriona in  Callouts

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Doolin Coast Guard team was tasked by MRSC, Valentia , to assist with a medi vac from Miltown Malbay. While en route the call out was cancelled, team stood down.

Incident 18/14

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