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Coastguard Member Dies During Search Off Kilkee

12th September 2016
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Coastguard Member Dies During Search Off Kilkee Photo: Photo: Caitríona Lucas

#Coastguard - RTÉ News is reporting that a member of the Irish Coast Guard has died after a rescue boat overturned during a search for a man missing of Kilkee this afternoon (Monday 12 September).

Two other coastguard crew were recovered from the water and taken to hospital after the RIB all three were onboard flipped over in a heavy swell.

More on this story as it develops.

Published in Coastguard
MacDara Conroy

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