Search off The Cliffs of Moher

Aug 16, 2011   //   by Caitriona   //   Callouts  //  No Comments

Doolin Coast Guard Unit was tasked by MRSC, Valentia to assist Ennistymon Gardaí with a search for a person at the Cliffs of Moher. Team members assembled and launched the Delta boat from Doolin Pier and carried out searched under the Cliffs. Team members also searched along the cliff top. Kilkee Coast Guard Unit members also joined in the search. The Shannon Coast Guard Rescue Helicopter searched along the coast line . The Navy also assisted in the search, they came from Liscannor Bay where the LE Emer was at anchor . They sent out a RIB and also had Navy Personnel scanning the sea from the deck of the ship.

Incident 34/11

Day 2

The search continued with search teams on the cliff top and sea shores and the Doolin Coast Guard boat searching the below the cliffs. Kilkee Coast Guard members joined the search .The  Clare Civil Defence Boat also assisted.

Day 3

Shore teams searched the coastline and the Coast Guard boat searched from Doolin to Hags Haed onto Liscannor , across to Green Island and Dunderrig Rocks and back. Members of Kilkee Coast Guard assisted Doolin Coast Guard.

Day 4, 5, 6, 7,8

Shore teams carried out searches from early morning throughout the day.

Day 9,10,11,12,13

Shore teams carried out searches from cliff tops and shores

The body of the missing person was recovered


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