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After our late night callout crews were back at base this morning for some routine training on Lough Derg. It's a beautiful morning to be out on the lake. Stay safe if you are on or near the water. If you need assistance Call 112/999 and ask for the Coast Guard. ... See MoreSee Less

Sun Apr 25th, 2021  ·  

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**Callout **At 22:15hrs Killaloe Coast Guard unit were tasked to assist a 28 foot cruiser broken down west of Holy Island on Lough Derg. The vessel with two persons on board experienced engine difficulty and with darkness setting in they dropped anchor and requested assistance. A boat crew launched from Pier Head Killaloe while a shore team made their way to Mounthshannon by road.Once alongside a crew member was transferred to the causality vessel, the two persons on board were safe and well and wearing life jackets.A tow line was set up and the vessel was taken on tow to Mounthshannon where it was safely moored in Mounthshannon Harbour. Just after midnight all crews were stood down and returned to base. ... See MoreSee Less

Sun Apr 25th, 2021  ·  

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Timeline PhotosToday 21st April 2021 marks the launch of the Governments ‘Be Summer-Ready’ Campaign. Please visit https://buff.ly/3grJ2JD to familiarise yourself with this year’s booklet which is available to download. Our key message for this summer is ‘BE ALERT TO WATER SAFETY’ and remember if you see anybody in difficulty on the shore or in the water, dial 112/999 and ask for the Coast Guard. Please check out our Social Media Sites for tips for preparing for the Summer. #BeSummerReady #IRCG ... See MoreSee Less

Thu Apr 22nd, 2021  ·  

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** Call-out**Killaloe Coast Guard pagers were activated at 12:45hrs to assist a vessel on Lough Derg. The vessel with two persons on board requested assistance after they experienced engine difficulty North of Tinerana on the Clare shore. The experienced crew had dropped anchor to avoid running around and had set up a tow line before the Coast Guard Rescue boat arrived on scene. A crew member was transferred to the causality vessel and the vessel was taken on tow back to Annacarriga Harbour.A shore team was in Annacarriga to assist in the safe mooring of the vessel. At 14:30hrs all crews were back at base. ... See MoreSee Less

Sun Apr 18th, 2021  ·  

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