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The fact that the new air ambulance service based in County Cork has already responded to 45 emergencies in its first thirty days of operation clearly justifies the need for the establishment of the service to take pressure off the air ambulance based in Athlone, according to Denis Naughten TD.
Seven volunteer lifeboat crew members from Ballyglass RNLI came to the rescue of a large juvenile dolphin which became stranded at Bundúla, in Blacksod Bay, just outside Belmullet last Thursday.
Confirmation that a second air ambulance, based in County Cork, has become operational will allow Athlone service respond to more local emergencies, according to Deputy Denis Naughten.
As Ireland prepares for more sunny spells and hot weather, people are more likely to cool off with dips in the seas, rivers and lakes. However, there are some steps you should take to stay safe.
Minister for Rural and Community Development, Michael Ring TD, has welcomed the news that a planning application by the OPW has been submitted to Mayo County Council for a new facility in Westport for the Irish Coast Guard Service .
In light of the severe Weather Warning issued by Met Éireann for Friday, February 8 the Coast Guard is calling on the general public and all mariners to heed the warnings and take appropriate action.
At a moving event in Eachléim community hall last week members of the community were surprised and emotional when they were honoured by members of the Coast Guard for their outstanding contribution supporting the search and rescue efforts for the crew of Rescue Helicopter 116 in March 2017 in which four crew members lost their lives.
As the summer continues, Lough Ree RNLI volunteers had a busy weekend with three launch requests in 36 hours to assist ten people in three separate incidents.
A sort of panic obsessed the Archbishop of Tuam, John MacHale, when he realised the extent of the foothold gained by the uncompromising Church of Ireland evangelist Edward Nangle. Achill Island after all, was the very backyard of his immense diocese.
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.