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Community of Erris and Irish Coast Guard honoured at People of the Year Awards

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The community of Erris and Irish Coast Guard were jointly honoured at the People of the Year Awards, with special recognition for the crew of Rescue 116 which was lost off the Mayo coast in March of last year.

Marine Institute’s robot continuing to play key role in search for Rescue 116 crew

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The Galway-based Marine Institute’s ROV Holland 1 remotely operated vehicle is continuing to assist in the search and recovery operation for Coast Guard rescue helicopter R116, off the coast of North Mayo.

Cloud of sadness over Blacksod

An operation to recover the three missing crew members of the Rescue 116 helicopter, which crashed into the sea off Blacksod in the early hours of Tuesday morning, is continuing this morning.

Recovery mission continues in Blacksod

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An operation to recover the three missing crew members of the Rescue 116 helicopter, which crashed into the sea off Blacksod in the early hours of Tuesday morning, was continuing yesterday afternoon, as this paper went to print. Captain Dara Fitzpatrick (45), who was recovered in a critical condition on Tuesday morning after the crash, passed away in hospital later on Tuesday. Ms Fitzpatrick, a mother of a three-year-old son, was spotted in the sea by the Shannon-based Coast Guard helicopter at daybreak on Tuesday and was picked up by the Achill based lifeboat and brought ashore.

Siege, sorrow, and endless speculation

We talked last week about the bravery of the Army men from Custume Barracks in Athlone at the Siege of Jadotville.

Sad end to search for missing Kathleen

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There is widespread sadness among the community in Coosan and Athlone after the body of missing local woman Kathleen Reilly was located on Tuesday evening (June 21).

Launch of Oranmore Maree coastal search unit

A public meeting will be held in the Oranmore Lodge Hotel next Monday March 7 where details of a newly established coastal search unit will be unveiled.

 

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