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  Parents of young children are being reminded of the dangers of playing close to water this summer.   The warning was issued after the Rescue 118 Helicopter was called over the weekend to assist a child that was blown out to sea in Donegal on an inflatable toy.  …

The volunteer crew of Bundoran RNLI responded yesterday to reports of a 19ft vessel that had sunk off Killybegs.   The Sligo based Rescue 118 helicopter was also involved in the operation as was the Killybegs Coast Guard in addition to other vessels in the area that were also requested…

Emergency services were involved in a successful operation on the Erne Estuary yesterday. The rescue operation took place near Ballyshannon’s Mail Quay. The operation involved the removal to safety of man after his boat hit rocks close to Inis Saimer Island at around 1 p.m. yesterday afternoon. The rescue operation…

A woman was airlifted by Coast Guard helicopter to Sligo University Hospital yesterday afternoon after she fell from the coastal cliffs at Mullaghmore Head in north Sligo. The woman was found unconscious at the bottom of the cliffs by passers-by who immediately contacted the Coast Guard. The Coast Guard immediately…

  A newly updated water safety website has just been launched to help prevent an average of 10 people per month from drowning.   safetyonthewater.gov.ie is a collaboration between a number of groups, including the Coast Guard, RNLI and Irish Sailing.   Over the past ten years, 1,200 people have…

The volunteer crew of Bundoran RNLI was called out yesterday afternoon to reports of bodyboarders in trouble at Rossnowlagh Beach. Just after 2:05pm, the crew was alerted to the situation by Malin Head Coast Guard who had received an emergency call. Within minutes the crew had assembled at the lifeboat…

The volunteer crew of Bundoran RNLI lifeboat was called out yesterday (Tue.) evening to a boat that had broken down off Mullaghmore Head. The alert was raised shortly after 9:30pm by Malin Head Coast Guard, with both the Bundoran RNLI Lifeboat and the Sligo based Rescue 118 helicopter attending the…