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Investigation Ongoing Into Death Of Coastguard Volunteer Caitriona Lucas

12th September 2017
Caitriona Lucas was a volunteer with Doolin Coast Guard Caitriona Lucas was a volunteer with Doolin Coast Guard Photo: Caitriona Lucas/Facebook

#MCIB - An official investigation into the death of coastguard volunteer Caitriona Lucas remains ongoing, as the Marine Casualty Investigation Board (MCIB) confirms.

Lucas, a volunteer for the Irish Coast Guard’s Doolin unit, died on 12 September 2016 during a search operation for a missing person in Kilkee, when the RIB in which she and two other volunteers were travelling capsized in a heavy swell.

The MCIB’s interim report outlines the details of the day in question. Investigators’ analysis, conclusions and recommendations will be reserved for the final report.

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