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Three Saved on Lough Derg

Killaloe Coast Guard was tasked along with the RNLI Lifeboat Dromineer and the Irish Coast Guard Helicopter Rescue 115 from Shannon. The alarm was raised when a yacht heard a cry for help in the water near Hare Isl. On arrival two persons had already been taken from the water by the yacht and a third was taken by Killaloe Coast Guard it was decided that the RNLI Lifeboat and the Killaloe Coast


Engine Failure at Killaloe

Killaloe Coast Guard Unit was called to assist a sports cruiser that had lost engine power South of Killaloe Bridge. The craft with its four occupants was towed to safety.
17/08/2011 18:22
Condition Good


Towed to Killaloe

Killaloe Coast Guard while on maneuvers went to the assistants of a boat that had gone aground just off Castlelough. The boat was towed to safety with 2 adults and two children on board all wearing life jackets.

26/6/2011  17:30


21 °C
26 June 2011


Search on the River Shannon.

Killaloe Coast Guard Unit was tasked by Valentia MRSC when a fisherman reported a fishing boat a drift whit no one on board on the lower lake below Killaloe. The fisherman had observed a person on the same boat 1.5hrs before and as the keys life jacket etc were still on board, a major search of the area was conducted by the Killaloe Coast Guard Rib “DALTON”, Rescue 115 the Irish Coast Guard


Pollution Averted as Barge Sinks on Lough Derg

Killaloe Coast Guard Unit was tasked by Valentia MRSC to a 60′ Barge that was sinking at its mooring on Lough Derg. The Killaloe Coast Guard Unit dispatched two vehicles with crew and salvage pumps by road and the rescue boat “DALTON” was sent to place anti-pollution booms to avoid pollution to Lough Derg.

After many hours it was obvious that even with four pumps and a slurry tank the barge had


Object in the Water at O’Briens Bridge

Killaloe Coast Guard were tasked by Killaloe Garda to inspect an object floating just South of Parteen weir Co Clare. A dClass rescue rib was launched at Mountpilier with a crew of four while a walking team proceeded on foot on the western bank. The object was found to be a wheelie bin which could have been a hazard to navigation in the area. The bin was removed to Mountpilier.
01/2011 14:00 22/


Car Found in East Clare Lake

Killaloe Coast Guard were tasked by the Killaloe Garda when a Vehicle was observed in the water in an east Clare Lake. Killaloe Coast Guard immediatly deployed a boat crew with a rescue rib to the scene. Divers from Killaloe Ballina Search & Recovery also assisted in the operation. The vehicle was towed from the water by a local farmer with a tractor. No casualties were found and a search of the


Cruiser gets into Difficulty on Lough Derg

Killaloe Coast Guard Unit was tasked when A 24′ Cruiser which was launched at Ballina Slip and then lost power the Cruiser drifted a short distance when the experianced skipper dropped anchor and called for assistance as darkness had set in.

The Killaloe Coast Guard Unit towed the craft and its three passangers to safety at Ballina Slip.

19/10/2010 19:20

Conditions: Dark Overcast


Cruiser Collides with Killaloe Bridge

Killaloe Coast Guard Unit was called to assist a hired Cruiser with six persons on board when it collided with the Killaloe Bridge Just under Molly’s. Extensive damage was sustained by the cruiser which was towed to Ballina Slip with all passengers safe. The Hire Company was notified of the damage.

13/08/2010 12:20
Very Cloudy,
15km Light Winds, NNW
14°C Mild


Pink Ribbon Day Killaloe

Killaloe Coast Guard wish to congratulate all those that took part in yesterdays Pink Ribbon 10K walk in Killaloe. The event was a great success and a tribute to the hard work of the committee and all those that assisted on the day. Well Done