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A short overview of what the Irish Coast Guard rescue helicopters do in our community. ... See MoreSee Less

Wed May 18th, 2022  ·  

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Today Killaloe Coast Guard unit assisted the crew of the Shannon based Rescue helicopter R115 with a school visit to Ogonnelloe national school Co Clare. Great excitement and lots of questions form all the kids.Students were shown all the equipment on board the helicopter and equipment carried by the local land crew's from Killaloe. A great morning was had by all who attended. ... See MoreSee Less

Tue May 17th, 2022  ·  

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**Call-out **Killaloe Coast Guard unit were tasked at 12:45hrs on Monday 9th to assist a broken down vessel South of Killaloe Bridge. The vessel with four persons on board experienced engine difficulty and lost power, the crew deployed an anchor and called for assistance. A boat crew launched from Pier Head Killaloe and once on scene a side by side tow was set up, the vessel was then taken on tow back to Ballina slipway where a shore team were waiting to assist in the safe mooring of the vessel, a short time later the vessel was recovered from the water. The crews then stood down and returned to base at 14:15hrs.Incident: 13/2022 ... See MoreSee Less

Mon May 9th, 2022  ·  

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**Call-out **Killaloe Coast Guard unit were tasked at 16:20hrs on Monday May 2nd to assist An Garda Siochana with Jet-ski's causing nuisance at Two Mile Gate Killaloe Co. Clare and at Ballina slipway Co.Tipperary.An Garda Siochana had received complaints about the unsafe actions of the Jetski's and requested Killaloe Coast Guard unit to launch a rescue boat and speak with the individuals involved. A number of Jetski owners were spoken to and made aware of the speed limits in the area.The Rescue boat returned to base at 17:30hrs. ... See MoreSee Less

Mon May 2nd, 2022  ·  

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