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Minister for Transport Eamon Ryan said  ‘it would be scandalous if we were fighting against such costs (being paid) but it’s not true’. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Minister for Transport told families of those who died in the 2017 Rescue 116 helicopter crash that his Department will pay legal costs incurred for a(...)

The scene of the search last year for missing the Coast Guard helicopter crew at Blacksod, Co. Mayo. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The Dublin-based Irish Coast Guard crew of Capt Dara Fitzpatrick, Capt Mark Duffy and winch crew Paul Ormsby and Ciarán Smith was tasked to provide “t(...)

Helicopter crew (clockwise): Capt Dara Fitzpatrick, Mark Duffy, Ciarán Smith and Paul Ormsby: It is four months since their helicopter crashed off the north Mayo coast with the loss of all four crew members

A renewed search, which was due to begin off Blackrock Island in Co Mayo this weekend for two airmen whose bodies have not been recovered following th(...)

Search team  members on the beach at Belmullet, Co Mayo, as efforts to locate missing the Coast Guard helicopter crew continue. Photograph: Keith Heneghan/Phocus

High winds and a heavy Atlantic swell is hampering the continued search for the three airmen missing from Rescue 116, the Irish Coast Guard Dublin-bas(...)

CHC Helicopter said a spare Sikorsky S-92 was available in Ireland as backup for occasions when other machines in the Coast Guard fleet were undergoing maintenance. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

There will be no immediate shortage of helicopters to meet the Coast Guard’s rescue cover requirements following the crash of the Dublin-based Sikorsk(...)

A Sikorsky S-92 helicopter operated by CHC Helicopter for the Irish Coast Guard

There are no plans to ground the remaining four Irish Coast Guard Sikorsky S-92 helicopters, a spokesman for CHC Helicopter has said. CHC, one of th(...)

A number of CHC’s 2,000 investors were in court for Thursday’s proceedings. Photograph: iStock

The High Court will deal next March with matters relating to the compensation of investors in the collapsed Custom House Capital (CHC) investment firm(...)

Limerick- and Connecticut-based Waypoint has a fleet of more than 135 helicopters on its books. Photograph: iStock

Irish-based Waypoint Leasing has agreed two deals to lease helicopters that formerly belonged to troubled operator, CHC, to separate companies working(...)

The redeployed CHC helicopters will be used by oil and gas producers. Photograph: iStock

Irish-headquartered Waypoint leasing is redeploying two AW139 helicopters being returned from US company CHC to new customers in Africa and Asia, whic(...)