Browsing articles tagged with " Lahinch"


by Caitriona in  Callouts

At 16.15 today, Doolin Coast Guard Unit was tasked by MRSC Valentia to an incident at Lahinch.  Coast Guard members along with members of the Ennistymon Gardaí assisted a man who had difficulty returning to the Promenade from the shore under cliffs south of Lahinch Beach.

Incident 39/10

Upturned Watercraft

by Caitriona in  Callouts

At 22.00 , The Doolin Coast Guard Unit was tasked by MRCC Valentia to an incident at Lahinch. A small upturned watercraft was seen about 400m off the shore at Lahinch. The team assembled , some went to Lahinch and others took the D-Class boat by road to Liscannor where the boat was launched. In the meantime a swimmer made himself known to Coast Guard Personnel in Lahinch and explained that he had been out with the  kayak a short time earlier. He had fallen off  and let go of the kayak as he felt he was being  pulled out, he then left the kayak and swam into shore. The boat crew retrieved the kayak and took it into Lahinch Beach. The team returned to base.

Incident 23/10

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Barrels washed ashore

by Caitriona in  Callouts

 On Saturday, 09 May at 19-25 hours MRSC Valentia tasked the Doolin Coast Guard team to investigate a report from a member of the public that barrels containing toxic substances were washed up at two locations, one was at Lahinch beach and one at Clahane, west of Liscannor Pier.  Search teams were dispatched, containers were located and contents examined. They were later transported  to Coast Guard Rescue Center, Doolin.  They were safely stored until collection by Clare Co. Council officials on Monday.

Incident 13/09

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Liscannor Bay Swim

by Caitriona in  General/Notices

Doolin Coast Guard D-Class provided safety for the annual Lahinch to Liscannor swim.

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Search off Lahinch beach

by Caitriona in  Callouts

The Doolin unit of the Irish Coast Guard was tasked at 21:36 hours on 29 July to Lahinch Bay, following a report of a swimmer in difficulty.

Both boats were launched and shore teams deployed. Lahinch Sea Rescue and a fishing trawler were also on scene. Following a short search, the woman was found and taken from the water by the crew of one of the Doolin boats at approximately 22:25. CPR was immediately initiated and maintained while she was transferred to Lahinch beach, where a doctor and a paramedic attended to her. Following further attempts to resuscitate her, she was rushed to hospital by the Shannon based Coast Guard helicopter but she failed to recover consciousness.

Incident 24/08

  • Chris:

    Well done yet again guys. Pity we didnt get a sucessful recovery but we have bad days and good.

  • Ec:

    I was one of the many people that gathered at lahinch prom last night and on behalf of all the people that were viewing this sad occasion i must say that the crew were only fantastic, ye all work so hard and i ye should be very proud of the talents that ye have. May She R.I.P and may God watch over her family.

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