ICYMI - For this week's episode of Atlantic Tales on Clare FM, Pat Flynn went behind the scenes at the Irish Coast Guard’s Marine Rescue Coordination Centre on Valentia Island in Co Kerry where one of the many responsibilities of watch officers there is to manage search and rescue operations in Co Clare.https://soundcloud.com/clarefm/atlantic-tales-valentia-mrsc-260323-episode-112/All these amazing people got a mention, and more...Irish Coast Guard Doolin Coast Guard Irish Coast Guard Kilkee Unit Killaloe Coast Guard Unit Rescue 115 RNLI Kilrush Lifeboat Station RNLI RNLI Lough Derg RNLI, Galway Lifeboat Station ... See MoreSee Less
**Call-out **Incident two in 24hrs.Killaloe Coast Guard unit were tasked at 15:30hrs Sunday afternoon to assist a paddleboarder who was unable to make it ashore in the Two Mile Gate area of Lough Derg. A boat crew prepared to launch from Pier Head Killaloe and a shore team also prepared to depart by road. While responding to the incident the unit was stood down as the person made it safely ashore and did not need assistance. If you see someone in difficulty please call 112/999 and ask for the Coast Guard. ... See MoreSee Less
**Call-out **Today's tasking along with Lough Derg Lifeboat to a vessel with 40 people on board that had ran aground on Lough Derg. ... See MoreSee Less
Vessel with 40 people on board runs aground on Lough Derg - The Clare HeraldThe RNLI and Irish Coast ...
Timeline photosAhead of St. Patrick’s Day festivities the Irish Coast Guard, RNLI and Water Safety Ireland have issued a joint water safety appeal, asking people to stay safe when in, near or on the water. The organisations are also urging the public to stay away from waterways if consuming alcohol.https://buff.ly/3yIUxED ... See MoreSee Less