Swimmers near Spanish Point

May 17, 2015   //   by Caitriona   //   Callouts  //  No Comments


Doolin Coast Guard Team was tasked by MRSC Valentia , to assist in the recovery of three swimmers who were drifting out to sea North of Spanish Point . Team members assembled and proceeded to the area , they located the swimmers and informed MRSC Valentia of the their position. The Shannon based helicopter, Rescue 115 arrived on scene and swimmers were winched on board to safety. The Aran Islands RNLI Lifeboat was also enroute from Liscannor where it had been taking part in an event earlier with The IRCG Helicopter . Kilkee Coast Guard Unit and Lahinch Rescue were also tasked and responded as well as Ennistymon Gardaí. Doolin team members returned to base and stood down.
Incident 18/15

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