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Killaloe Coast Guard unit were tasked at 1pm this Friday to assist a vessel South of Killaloe Bridge.
A boat crew launched from our base at Pierhead Killaloe and was alongside the vessel within minutes.
A crew member was transferred to the causality vessel and after a tow line was set up the vessel was towed back to Killaloe.
Assisted by a shore team the vessel was safely moored in Killaloe.
At 2pm the unit were stood down and returned to base.
With weather warnings in place over the next 24hrs our crews will be on standby to assist if requested.
If you see someone in difficulty please call 999/112 and ask for the Coast Guard. ... See MoreSee Less
Fri Oct 30th, 2020 ·
Killaloe Coast Guard Unit requested to assist three persons who lost their way while out hill walking in Co Clare.
At 12:15pm the unit were alerted and requested to mobilise to an area close to Broadford Co Clare.
The unit responded with 4×4 response jeeps and our All terrain vehicle.
While the unit were on route staff from the Coast Guard Emergency Coordination center in Valentia Island were in constant contact with the group and directed them to safety.
Once the group were safely back at their transport the Killaloe unit were stood down and returned to base. ... See MoreSee Less
Fri Oct 16th, 2020 ·
Killaloe Coast Guard unit respond to a 3rd Callout this week.
At 13:35hrs today the unit pagers were activated and the team were requested to respond to a Jetski with two persons on board with engine difficulty two miles North of Killaloe.
The ski had drifted into shallow water North of Ballyvally on the Clare shore of Lough Derg.
Once on scene the two persons were taken on board the Coast Guard vessel and the ski was taken on tow to Two Mile Gate slipway.
A Coast Guard response vehicle was waiting to transport the owner of the ski back to Ballina slipway to collect his trailer and remove the jetski from the water.
At 14:30hrs the unit were stood down and returned to base. ... See MoreSee Less
Sun Oct 11th, 2020 ·