Wed Oct 25
Details: Report of person trapped on cliffs – Balscadden
Assets Tasked: CG (Howth), RNLI (Howth)
Outcome: Person located and assisted to safety.
Details: Prepare Helicopter Landing Site – Beaumont
Assets Tasked: CG IRT (Howth)
Outcome: Stood down on route.
Exercise: Cliff Rescue Training – Baily Lighthouse.
Fri Oct 27
Details: Report of boat in difficulty in Malahide Estuary.
Assets Tasked: AGS (Malahide), CG IRT (Howth)
Outcome: False Alarm Good Intentions.
Sun Oct 29
Details: Flare sighting – Howth.
Assets Tasked: AGS (Howth), CG IRT (Howth)
Outcome: No vessels in difficulty noted. Possibly malicious firing of flares.
Sat 23 Sept 17:00
Details: Concern for fisherman – Claremont Beach
Assets Tasked: CG IRT (Howth),
Outcome: Unit attended. False alarm, good intentions.
Sat 30 Sept 14:00
Incident 76/17 (1 of 2)
Details: Report of yacht requiring assistance with Navigation - Dublin Bay.
Assets Tasked: CG Boat (Howth), CG (Dun Laoghaire), AGS (Dun Laoghaire), Port Police (Dun Laoghaire)
Outcome: CG crew boarded yacht and brought it safely to Dun Laoghaire harbour. CG personnel reminded the skipper about navigation rules at sea and safety awareness.
Sun 1 Oct 02:00
Details: Car left upper Cliff road, driver trapped on cliffs.
Assets Tasked: CG (Howth), Dublin Fire Brigade, AGS
Outcome: Full Cliff team call out. Driver was assisted to safety. DFB ambulance transferred to hospital.
Sun 1 Oct 15:00
Incident 76/17 (2 of 2)
Details: Report of yacht requiring assistance with Navigation - Dublin Port.
Assets Tasked: CG Boat (Howth), CG (Dun Laoghaire), AGS (Irishtown), Port Police (Dublin Port)
Outcome: Yacht moved to safe position within Dublin Port.
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.