Sat 23 Sept
Exercise: Search training carried out in Malahide & Sutton areas.
Exercise: ATV Training – Portlaoise.
Sun 24 Sept
Details: Report of sighting of suspicious object in water requiring identification – Malahide Estuary
Outcome: False Alarm Good Intention.
Details: Missing Person reported in Malahide area..
Outcome: Detailed shoreline searches carried out at low tide. Search is ongoing
Mon 28 Aug
Event: Operational Readiness Assessment – Boat. Audit completed with Coast Guard Boat “Sean A. Dunne” and crew maintained on the CG operations centre tasking board.
Sat 2 Sept
Exercise: Portrane - Cliff Training Exercise based on scenario off walker falling off cliff path to rocks below. Boat exercise also conducted along the North Dublin coastline.
Thu 7 Sept – Sun 10 Sept
Details: Missing Person reported in Malahide area.
Assets Tasked: AGS (Malahide & Air Support), CG (Howth), CG (Skerries), CG Heli R116 (Dublin), Civil Defence (Dublin).
Outcome: Detailed shoreline searches carried out at low tide. Search is ongoing.
Fri 8 Sept
Details: Missing Person reported in Howth Area (unrelated to above incident).
Assets Tasked: AGS (Howth), CG (Howth), CG Heli R116 (Dublin)
Outcome: Person located by Gardai shortly after search began.
Sat 9 Sept
Details: Boat requesting assistance entrance to Dublin Port.
Outcome: Unit passing location assisted.
Call 112 and Ask For Coast Guard
If you think somebody is in difficulty on the coast / cliff / beach / sea then dial 112 and ask for COAST GUARD.
Our team of 25 volunteers based at Howth Harbour provide 24/7 on-call coverage and have specialised training to respond to local coastal emergencies in their own locality.