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Schull’s Community Lifeboat To Join Irish Coast Guard

8th March 2017
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The SCIRS will soon become the Schull Coast Guard on a probationary basis The SCIRS will soon become the Schull Coast Guard on a probationary basis Photo: SCIRS/Facebook

#Rescue - Schull’s independent community lifeboat will soon join the Irish Coast Guard, as the Southern Star reports.

Established in 2005, the Schull Community Inshore Rescue Service will be officially renamed as Schull Coast Guard later this month after two years of talks on assimilating the West Cork volunteer rescue service with the national SAR agency.

A reception is planned to mark the change, details of which will be announced on the SCIRS Facebook page.

The Southern Star has more on the story HERE.

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