Mulvey to mediate Doolin Coast Guard issues

The former Director General of the Workplace Relations Commission has been requested by the Department of the Transport to meet with members of the Doolin unit of the Irish Coast Guard which was stood down earlier this month.

Minister quizzed on Doolin Coast Guard issues

Clare Independent TD Michael McNamara has questioned Junior Transport Minister Hildegarde Naughton about the standing down of the Doolin unit of the Irish Coast Guard.

Doolin Coast Guard Unit stood down

Members of one of the country’s most experienced Irish Coast Guard units are no longer allowed to respond to emergencies. This follows a decision on Monday by the Irish Coast Guard to take the Doolin unit in Co Clare ‘off the board.’

Renewed appeal to help identify three bodies

Gardaí at Kilrush have renewed their appeals to the public for assistance in identifying the remains of three people whose bodies were recovered in recent years off the coast of County Clare.

Lucky escape for men as boat gets smashed up...

A major search and rescue operation was mounted this afternoon after a small boat with two people on board was reported to be in serious danger off the Co Clare coast.

Surfer rescued from sea at Lahinch

A surfer is recovering in hospital after he was rescued from the sea at Lahinch in Co Clare this afternoon.

Body recovered from base of cliff

Divers from the Irish Naval Service have recovered a body from the base of a cliff in North Clare this afternoon.

Swimmer airlifted to hospital from Lahinch

A teenager has been airlifted to hospital after getting into difficulty while swimming in Co Clare this afternoon.

Missing man found safe during major search

Gardaí have confirmed that an elderly man reported missing late yesterday has been found safe and well.