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Coast Guard Rescue News from Ireland
Air Corps Patrol Makes Emergency Landing
Coastguard
An Air Corps maritime patrol aircraft made an emergency landing at Kerry Airport yesterday. The Casa aircraft had been on maritime patrol off the southwest coast with six personnel on board when smoke was detected in the cabin. The aircraft…
Stranded Teenagers Rescued by Helicopter
Coastguard
Two teenagers were stranded on rocks at Doneraile in Waterford yesterday afternoon. The Search and Rescue helicopter based in Waterford airlifted the teenagers to safety. It's believed four teenagers were trapped on the rocks as the tide came in. Two…
Coastguard Rescues Boy from Mud
Coastguard
In the second mud rescue callout in the area today, two UK Coastguard Rescue Teams on the far side of the Irish Sea worked with the Fire and Rescue service to rescue a 14-year-old boy stuck in the mud at…
Irish Sea gets royal rescuer
Coastguard
Prince William could live up his surname - Wales - with his new job posting. The king-to-be would, appropriately, be flying Sea King helicopters out of the Royal Air Force's Angelsey base, just across the water from Dublin. If he…
Volcanic Ash Cloud Restricts Coastguard Helicopters
Coastguard
As a precaution Irish Coast Guard helicopter operations off the east and south-east coast are being restricted to daytime operations only because of the movement of a volcanic ash cloud over Ireland. The Department of Transport this afternoon will chair…
Afloat.ie: Busiest Year on Record for Rescue Services
Coastguard
The Irish Coast Guard air sea rescue service has marked its busiest year on record, and says changing climate has had a major influence on its activities. Lorna Siggins has the details in the Irish Times here .

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