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Fire on Board Stena Ferry

27th November 2010
Two lifeboats proceeded to the Stena Pioneer this afternoon after crew on the ferry issued a mayday call reporting a fire in their engine room whilst they were on passage to Fleetwood on the Irish Sea.  A helicopter was also…
Warning Issued as Logs Fall from Vessel off South East Coast
Coastguard
The Irish Coast Guard are currently investigating the loss of logs from a cargo vessel off the south eastern coast. The incident occurred early this morning. The Waterford-based Coast Guard helicopter has already investigated and some of the cargo has…
Coast Guard Urges Public Not to Go Out on Exposed Piers
Coastguard
The Irish Coast Guard service today issued an important warning to the public about high winds, gales and flooded areas. This warning comes following a weather warning and a strong gale warning issued by Met Eireann today. Southwest winds veering…
Woman Airlifted to Cliff Top
Coastguard
Earlier this afternoon Milford Haven Coastguard were alerted by local Police to an unfolding incident at Lydstep beach in Pembrokeshire, Wales involving a woman and two children. The woman who is not local to the area was walking with her…
RNLI Hovercraft in Rescue of Girl
Coastguard
At 5.30 pm last night Liverpool Coastguard were alerted to a local 15 year old girl in difficulty by the Leasowe Lighthouse on Moreton Common, Wirral, on Merseyside on the far side of the Irish Sea . She was completely…
Woman Airlifted From Beach After Fall
Coastguard
Milford Haven Coastguard on the far side of the Irish sea coordinated assistance yesterday afternoon to a 30 year old woman who had fallen at Skrinkle Haven near Tenby in Wales, and suffered what appeared to be a broken wrist…
Drifting Yacht Starts Shannon Search And Rescue Operation
Coastguard
A Shannon Estuary search and rescue operation was mounted early yesterday (Wednesday) after a yacht was reported adrift and at risk of entering a busy shipping and ferry lane. The alarm was raised shortly after 8.30am after a member of…
Two Men Rescued from Welsh Cliffs
Coastguard
Two men, who became stranded on an Irish sea beach at the bottom of cliffs due to heavy sea conditions, have been recovered by Welsh coastguard rescue officers. Milford Haven Coastguard received a 999 call at 7.15 pm this evening…
Helicopter Rescues Man Who Fell off Howth Head
Coastguard
A man who was critically injured when he fell 100ft off a cliff in Howth has been rescued by the Coastguard helicopter. At 17.30 this evening Howth Coast Guard were requested by Gardai to assist with the search for a…
HM Coastguard Wins GAA Match
Coastguard

HM Coastguard Wins GAA Match

20th September 2010
You know they'll always be there when you need them, but some of the guys from HM Coastguard serving County Down had the opportunity recently to talents of a different kind as they took part in the fifth annual Security…
Dempsey Applauds Irish Coast Guard as new TV Series Showcases Vital Rescue Service
Coastguard
Minister for Transport Noel Dempsey TD today applauded the Irish Coast Guard service as a new TV series on Ireland's national search and rescue service begins on RTE 1 this evening. Speaking today, Minister Dempsey said: "This exciting new series…
Tanker Assists Dismasted Yacht
Coastguard
At quarter past eight this morning, Falmouth Coastguard was contacted by the master of the Motor Tanker Sea Marlin. The crew of the tanker had received on their VHF radio a pan pan urgency call. They were able to identify from…
Welsh Coastguard Evacuate Walkers
Coastguard
At twenty minutes past one this afternoon, Swansea Coastguard received a call from ambulance control requesting assistance to the aid of an injured walker. The lady had called 999 and requested the Welsh ambulance service, after they had taken the…
Go Ahead for New Doolin Coastguard Station
Coastguard
Clare County Council granted planning permission for a €1.9 million coastguard station at Doolin. The new station will have capacity for three boats will be one of the biggest of its kind in Ireland. More from the Clare People HERE. 
Coastguard to Carry Out Irish Sea Windfarm Exercise
Coastguard
The UK's Maritime & Coastguard Agency in conjunction with RWE npower renewables, the RNLI and RAF Search and Rescue, are due to exercise communications, co-ordination and response to a series of mock-maritime incidents in and around the wind turbines at…
Search for Missing Man on Valentia Island
Coastguard
A search is underway on Valentia Island, Co Kerry this afternoon for a 28-year old man who has been missing since last night. The man was one of a party-of-four who were taking photographs in the area.The alarm was raised when…

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