Funeral takes place of decorated helicopter hero

Military honours were afforded to Flight Sergeant (Retired) Daithí Ó’ Cearbhalláin (DSM) (53) who spent 21 years in the Irish Defence Forces and worked until recently with the Irish Coat Guard.

Military honours for hero helicopter winchman

A former member of the Irish Air Corps and recipient of the Distinguished Service Medal (DSM) will be afforded military honours at his funeral in Co Clare today.

Winchman Daithí a ‘true and honest hero’

An Irish Coast Guard search and rescue (SAR) helicopter winchman has been described as "one of Irelands true and honest heroes".

Tributes paid to Air Corps and Coast Guard hero

Tributes have been paid to one of the country’s most experienced search and rescue helicopter winchmen who has passed away after a short illness.