Divers recover body and call out to Cliffs

Aug 14, 2016   //   by Caitriona   //   Callouts  //  No Comments

Doolin Coast Guard was tasked by MRSC, Valentia , to assist with the recovery of a body. The Burren Divers had been diving off Lough Point , when they discovered a body at a depth 24 metres. They marked the location and returned to the pier in Doolin to alert the emergency services. The Delta was launched and the D-Class proceeded from Lahinch. The Burren Divers returned to the location with the Doolin Coast Guard boat and the divers retrieved the body.The body was recovered to the Coast Guard Boat and returned to Doolin
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Just after the Delta launched the team was tasked to assist with an incident south of the Cliffs of Moher. A man had suffered a stroke while on the cliff path.Coast Guard members went to the Cliffs, and the Shannon Coast Guard Rescue Helicopter, Rescue 115 had also been tasked .The casualty was assisted by HSE Ambulance Paramedics and the team stretchered the casualty to the helicopter.
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