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Posts from the ‘Killaloe Coast Guard Unit’ Category


Search for missing person on Lough Derg

Killaloe Coast Guard Unit was tasked to assist Gardai in a land and water based search in the Scarriff Bay area. The search was assisted also by the The Irish Coast Guard Helicopter from Shannon, RNLI life boat from Dromineer and Killaloe Ballina Search & Recovery Dive Unit. The missing person turned up distraught and safe. 39/2013 29/11/2013 21:25

999 Call for Help on Lough Derg

                                       999 Call for help-  Local Walkers heard person calling for help at the two mile gate/ Deer Rock area. Killaloe Coast Guard Unit responded with  water and land search teams, also assisting in the search were the Irish Coast Guard Rescue Helicopter from Shannon, the RNLI Life Boat from Dromineer and local Gardai. After an extensive search by all emergency

Search for Missing Girl

Killaloe Coast Guard Unit assisted the Gardai, Limerick Marine Rescue, Bunratty Search and Rescue and other search organisation including the Irish Coast Guard Rescue Helicopter 115. Unfortunatly a body was recovered and the body taken to the University Hospital Limerick for identification. Rest in Peace. 04/10/2013 33/2013

Search for missing girl in Limerick

Killaloe Coast Guard Unit assited garda with search in Limerick for missing teenage  girl. Water and land search carried out from Thomandgate to Ardnacrusha dam.  Search is still ongoing.  03/10/2013

Teenager drowned near Ardncrusha in Co Clare

The body of a 17-year-old boy has been recovered from canal waters beside Ardnacrusha in Co Clare by Killaloe Coast Guard Unit & Limerick Marine Search & rescue.His friends raised the alarm with the emergency services at around 4.40pm.A number of units from the Limerick Marine Search and Rescue service, gardaí, and the Irish Coastguard helicopter carried out a search in the area.It is understood

Rowing Boat Recovery

Killaloe Coast Guard Unit was tasked to recover the six rowing boats from the incident of the 21st. The boats were taken to a nearby marina for collection by the event organizers. 16/2013 22/06/2013  13:20

Canoeists Reported to be in Difficulty near Killaloe

Killaloe Coast Guard Unit was tasked to a report of 22 Canoeists aged between 9 and 11 in difficulty near Twomile Gate. On investigation the canoeists were from a local Activity Center which had its own rescue boat cover they were escorted to safety and reported that they would not be canoeing again to day as weather conditions were too bad. 16/2013 22/06/2013 10:53

International Regatta Ends in Turmoil

The FISA Rowing Tour was taking place on Lough with participants many of them retired or of mature age.  Killaloe Coast Guard Unit, Irish Coast Guard Rescue Helicopter, Lough Derg Life Boat, Limerick Marine Rescue,North Tipperary civil Defense, Fire, Ambulance and Garda services were all tasked as  weather conditions suddenly deteriorated causing concern for teams of rowers who remained

Swimmers in Danger on Lough Derg

Killaloe Coastguard Unit and Gardai were tasked to Twomile Gate and Ballina Slip due to a complaint  from the public that Speed Boats traveling at high speed fast in a no wake zone and endangering swimmers. Killaloe Coast Guard Unit spoke to the owners and explained to them about the speed restrictions in the area. 09/06/13 07/2013

Joint Search and Rescue Games 2013

Jason Kenny Michael Jones Joe Doolan OiC Killaloe Coast Guard Unit The JSAR Inter Division Team C which consists of four Coast Guard Volunteers South Sector, East Sector, Michael Jones Representing the West Sector and Her Majesty Coast Guard Northern Ireland win the overall The Captain Kirwan Cup  Killaloe Coast Guard have been part of the winning team in 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011 for the