Wed 13 Sept
Exercise: Scenario – Calls for help heard on Howth Cliffs. Shore teams searched cliff path, Boat team searched from the water. Two casualties extracted.
Thurs 14 Sept
Details: Heli Landing – Beaumont CG Rescue 115 (Shannon)
Assets Tasked: CG R118, CG (Howth), DFB, NAS
Outcome: Transfer cancelled. Units RTB.
Sat 16 Sept
Details: CG Boat located yacht aground at Malahide.
Assets Tasked: CG Boat (Howth).
Outcome: Yacht towed to safe water. No damage noted to casualty vessel.
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.
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.