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Coast Guard helicopter crew praised for Inis Mór rescue

Coast Guard helicopter crew praised for Inis Mór rescue

The crew of a Coast Guard helicopter have been praised for performing a difficult rescue on the Aran Islands over the weekend. Coast Guard helicopter Rescue 115 was called out ...
Coast Guard and RNLI issue joint call to stay safe on the water over Christmas

Coast Guard and RNLI issue joint call to stay safe on the water over Christmas

The Irish Coast Guard and the volunteer RNLI have issued a joint statement asking people to take care when they're out on the water or at the coast over Christmas. The two organis ...
Coastguard called to serious accident on Inis Mor

Coastguard called to serious accident on Inis Mor

A woman in her 20's has been airlifted to University Hospital Galway following a serious accident on Inis Mor. The woman was attending the Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series whe ...
Coastline search to continue Sunday for man who entered the Corrib

Coastline search to continue Sunday for man who entered the Corrib

A search of the coastline around Galway city for any sign of a man seen entering the Corrib river earlier this week will continue on Sunday. Oranmore Maree Coastal Search Unit was ...
Clifden lifeboat rescues three stranded jet skiers

Clifden lifeboat rescues three stranded jet skiers

Three jet skiers who got stranded on Monday night when they broke down were rescued the Clifden RNLI lifeboat. The Atlantic 85 inshore lifeboat launched at 9:12pm on Monday night ...
Aran Islands lifeboat called to early morning medical transfer

Aran Islands lifeboat called to early morning medical transfer

The Aran Islands lifeboat was called out for a medical transfer in the wee hours of the morning on Saturday. At around 2:30am on Saturday morning the Aran Islands all-weather life ...
Aran Islands lifeboat evacuates injured tourist on Inis Mór

Aran Islands lifeboat evacuates injured tourist on Inis Mór

The Aran Islands RNLI lifeboat was called to yet another medical evacuation this week for an injured tourist. The Coast Guard called the volunteer lifeboat crew at 6pm on Thursday ...

Aran Islands lifeboat called out twice overnight

The lifeboat at the Aran Islands RNLI station was called out twice overnight for a medical evacuation and a boat in distress. The Coast Guard made a request for the lifeboat to co ...
Mountain Rescue groups receive €310,000 funding boost

Mountain Rescue groups receive €310,000 funding boost

Mountain Rescue Ireland has received a funding boost totalling €310,000 this year to improve its lifesaving work. MRI is a voluntary organisation of dedicated emergency response t ...
Lack of safety equipment contributed to death of fisherman on Galway Bay

Lack of safety equipment contributed to death of fisherman on Galway Bay

A newly released report into the death of a fisherman on Galway Bay in 2017 has said that a lack of safety equipment aboard contributed to his death. On November 22, 2017 the FV J ...
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