On Saturday February 13th a unit was dispatched to assist persons from the East Pier in Howth affected by waves breaking on the pier. Three people unable to return safely were assisted off the pier and members of the public intending to walk the pier were given safety advice.
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.