Five of the 23 Irish Coast Guard units who have been barred from launching their rescue boats in recent weeks could resume water-based operations as early as next weekend.
Sun, 01 Dec, 2019
An Post has issued new stamps to acknowledge the Irish Coast Guard’s provision of search and rescue on the coast and waterways of Ireland.
Thu, 07 Mar, 2019
An Irish Coast Guard crew are being praised for carrying out a very difficult rescue on the Aran Islands this afternoon.
Sat, 23 Feb, 2019
Two injured crew members have been airlifted to hospital from a fishing vessel off the west coast this afternoon.
Tue, 29 Jan, 2019
The Irish Coast Guard and the RNLI are reminding the public to be safe if they are heading to the sea today.
Tue, 01 Jan, 2019
The Irish Coast Guard has advised people to remain on the cliff path when out walking along the coast in Howth in Dublin.
Mon, 06 Aug, 2018
The US tourist who was airlifted from the top of Blarney Castle after going into cardiac arrest has issued an emotional thank you to the people who saved his life.
Mon, 23 Apr, 2018
An American tourist in his 50s who was airlifted from the top of the landmark Blarney Castle in Cork after suffering a heart attack is recovering in hospital.
Sat, 21 Apr, 2018
The Irish Coast Guard, which lost five members over the last two years, is to be honoured at the People of the Year Awards tomorrow night for putting their lives on the line for others.
Sun, 15 Apr, 2018
The Irish Coast Guard has been honoured at the People of the Year awards "in recognition of the bravery of the men and women who carry out their duties despite considerable risk to their lives".
Fri, 13 Apr, 2018
A man has been rescued by the RNLI after a dinghy capsized on Galway Bay this afternoon.
Sun, 18 Feb, 2018
An elderly fisherman has been rescued from heavy seas off Co Clare after the engine in his small rubber dinghy failed.
Wed, 10 Jan, 2018
A member of the Doolin unit of the Irish Coast Guard has helped talk down “11 or 12 people” contemplating taking their own lives at the the Cliffs of Moher.
Tue, 31 Oct, 2017
An insight into the life of Dara Fitzpatrick was given on Claire Byrne Live tonight as Declan Geoghegan from the Irish Coast Guard described his friendship and work relationship with her.
Mon, 20 Mar, 2017
The Irish Coast Guard was established in 2000, evolving from the former Irish Marine Emergency Service (IMES) founded in 1991.
Fri, 17 Mar, 2017
An 11-year-old girl was airlifted off a mountain in Clare this evening after she was injured in a fall.
Mon, 08 Aug, 2016
Three people have been rescued after their sailing yacht ran aground in Co Clare this afternoon, writes Patrick Flynn.
Sat, 30 Jul, 2016
A young man has been airlifted to hospital from a mountain in the Burren, Co Clare this evening, writes Patrick Flynn.
Mon, 23 May, 2016
Two people are recovering in hospital after they were rescued from the River Shannon in Co Clare this evening.
Tue, 03 May, 2016
Two walkers have been rescued by Dun Laoghaire inshore lifeboat, after they were cut off by a rising tide.
Sun, 13 Mar, 2016
The Shannon based Irish Coast Guard helicopter has been forced to abandon the search for a sailor reported to have fallen overboard from a trawler in the North Atlantic.
Mon, 08 Feb, 2016
A dog that became trapped on cliffs off Howth Head earlier this afternoon has been rescued and brought to safety.
Sun, 10 Jan, 2016
Update at 7.30pm: Search has been stood down for the night and will resume in the morning.
Mon, 26 Oct, 2015
The Irish Coast Guard has unveiled a new information system across its operations which, it is hoped, will allow them to streamline how rescues are coordinated and resources are deployed.
Wed, 09 Sep, 2015
A major search is underway in Co Clare for who tourists possibly missing since the weekend.
Tue, 25 Aug, 2015
Two people are recovering in hospital after they were injured in separate incidents in north Clare this afternoon.
Fri, 21 Aug, 2015
A lone boatman set off a distress flare and called the Irish Coast Guard for assistance after he was left drifting at sea when both of his boat engines failed.
Sun, 09 Aug, 2015
Two kayakers have been rescued after they got into difficulty at the Cliffs of Moher in Co Clare.
Fri, 24 Jul, 2015
A body has been recovered from the sea off Co Clare this evening.
Tue, 21 Jul, 2015
A man has died in hospital after he was pulled from a river in Co Clare late yesterday.
Sat, 18 Apr, 2015
Two people have been rescued from an island off the west coast after they were cut off by the tide.
Sun, 22 Mar, 2015
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