The Howth Coast Guard Sonar response unit was tasked today at 11.30 to assist Drogheda Coast Guard unit in the search for a missing person. Three members went to the scene with the sonar equipment and commenced a scan of the river in the Drogheda D Class boat. While searching the river the sonar team was stood down as a body was recovered from the river by another unit.
On Monday of this week the Howth unit was tasked to investigate a report from a member of the public of two kayakers who may be in trouble off Dollymount beach. They were found ashore at Sutton and did not require any assistance. Call with good intent.
Incident 32/13 & 33/13