Search at the Cliffs of Moher

Feb 7, 2009   //   by Caitriona   //   Callouts  //  No Comments



Towards evening the team were called out to search for a missing person in the Cliffs of Moher area.Doolin Coast Guard teams carried out searches.   Searches of the area were  also carried out by a SARDA search dog team. The boat was launched and searched from Doolin to Hags Head, the Shannon based rescue helicopter also assisted.Gardaí and members of the public assisted in the search.

Incident 08/09


Day 2,3,4 and 5

Doolin Coast Guard boat along with the two D-Class boats launched and searched from Doolin to Liscannor, the Coast Guard boat continued the search to Whitestrand.Search teams covered large areas of coastline walking the cliffs and the Shannon based Helicopter again assisted in the search effort. Lahinch Rescue also assisted, searching along the coast from Lahinch to Clahane.On the third day, extensive searches were carried out along the coast ,  from Whitestrand to Doolin.Gardaí and members of the public assisted. The Shannon Coast Guard Rescue Helicopter carried out a search and LoughRee Sub Aqua Club launched their boat at Doolin and searched from Doolin to Liscannor.

Over 60 km of coastline was searched by Doolin Coast Guard members, members of the public and  Gardaí who walked the cliffs and shores in teams on day four. The Shannon Coast Guard helicopter again carried out a search of the area.

On the fifth day of the search, Doolin Coast Guard Unit, Killaloe Coast Guard members, Gardaí and members of the public continued the search , again covering the coastline from Quilty to Doolin.The search effort ended towards evening as a body,believed to be that of the missing person, was located.

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