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Killaloe Coast Guard unit carried out its first Water Safety presentation of 2012 with Puckane NS 4th, 5th and 6th Classes. the boy,s and girls were given a power point presentation on water safety and what to do if they see some one in trouble etc. after the presentation the students were shown some of the equipment used by the Coast guard in saving lives.
Killaloe Coast Guard Unit attended an event at Portroe held by the Portroe Dive Centre.
A large crowd was in attendance. The Irish Coast Guard Helicopter from Shannon performed a fly over.
Weather was goog
Valentia B Team win The Captain Kirwan Cub for the fourth year in a row and Valentia A team win the the JSAR Shield
Valentia Team Captain Jim Enright from the Ballybunnion Unit.B Team Owen Davy Rossaveel Unit Christy Carey, Chris O’Gorman and Geoff Carey Killaloe UnitA Team Seamus O’Flaherty Eddie O’Loughlin Costelloe Bay Unit, Eoin Keane Doolin Unit and Jason Carey Killaloe Unit.
http://www.flickr.com/photos/killaloecoastguard/sets/72157626476562976/show/Killaloe Coast Gaurd Unit visited Killaloe Boy’s National School to-day to give a water safety talk and show the students some of the equipment used in rescue operations.The volunteers of Killaloe undertake to educate schools on the importance of Safety especially near water or on Farms. Any schools wishing to avail of
LR Jason Carey, Christy Carey, Owen Little ( General Manager of the Lakeside Hotel), Garry Cotter (The Guardian’s Editor), Michael Quigley OiC, Geoffrey Carey, John Hogg, Ger Fahy, Bobby Lynch, (Secretary of the Ballina Killaloe Community Achievement Awards)
Killaloe Coast Guard Unit was awarded the overall Ballina Killaloe Community Achievement Award. This Achievement Award was a monthly
A new Red Bay Stormforce 8 Rescue Rib fitted with twin Suzuki DF115′s, Garmin 4010 chartplotter, 2 x Garmin 200i VHF’s, Garmin radar on a folding A-frame arch, Self-righting bag, Golight spotlight with remote joystick, and 4 x Scot suspension jockey seats arrived in Killaloe this week. Extensive trials will be carried out over the Christmas period and will be on show at the local Christmas Day
Killaloe Coast Guard Unit with koyakers from UL Activity Centre assisted nine local swimmers who swam from Twomile Gate to Ballina Moorings just below Killaloe Bridge. The first swimmers completed the swim in just under one hour. Well done to all that took part.
25th September 2010
As part of Project AWARE Foundation’s world clean up day, Killaloe coast Guard Unit Launched a D Class as a safety boat for the Portroe Dive Centre. A large number of divers turned up to clean the bottom of this beautiful diving pool set in the slate quarry above Portroe. The unit carried out some excercises and afterwards there was a BBQ for all the participants courtesy of OLDFARM.
Killaloe Coast Guard as part of their commitment to educating school children water safety before they start their summer holidays, visited 2nd class students of Ballina NS in Co Tipperary. An interactive slide show was given covering inland water safety, seaside safety, lifejackets and the need to always wear one. After the presentation the students were taken outside to view the rescue
Killaloe Coast Guard wishes to congratulate all those that took part in this memorial challenge to raise funds for Milford Hospice. Over 70 cyclists started at 08am from Maam Cross 40 Miles to Croagh Patrick where they joined many more who joined them on a walk to the summit after their decent they then returned to Maam Cross completing this grueling Challenge for a very worthy Cause. The