Caitriona Lucas, the Coast Guard volunteer who died when a rigid inflatable boat flipped during a search operation at Kilkee, Co Clare

The final report into the death of Irish Coast Guard volunteer Caitriona Lucas off the Clare coast over two years ago is highly critical of safety man(...)

Caitríona Lucas, who died during  a search operation at Kilkee, Co Clare in 2016

The Irish Coast Guard called for a “substantial reappraisal” of a Marine Casualty Investigation Board (MCIB) report into the death of Doolin volunteer(...)

A woman was airlifted to hospital after falling at Dalkey Quarry near Killiney in south Dublin on Monday. File Photograph: Collins

A woman has been airlifted to hospital in Dublin after falling at Dalkey Quarry near Killiney in south Dublin. Dublin Fire Brigade and the Irish Coa(...)

A man was airlifted to hospital on Sunday after spending almost an hour in the water when he fell overboard from a boat in Co Clare. It was one of f(...)

The Department of Transport describes the Coast Guard as Ireland’s “fourth blue light” emergency service after the ambulance, fire brigade and Garda

A third of all Coast Guard stations and buildings around the country have no basic facilities such as running water or bathrooms. A senior Irish Coas(...)

 Heat from a consignment of flowers is believed to have activated a fire alarm on a cargo jet, forcing it to make an emergency landing at Shannon Airport. Photograph: Press 22

Heat from a consignment of flowers is believed to have activated a fire alarm on board a cargo jet carrying horses that made an emergency landing at S(...)

A view of Howth Head. File photograph: Fáilte Ireland

A woman in her 40s was rescued on Friday after falling on the cliffs at Howth Head. The Irish Coast Guard Cliff Rescue Unit from Howth responded to t(...)

Winners of the People of the Year Awards: Ifrah Ahmed,  left, with Colette Byrne, Chris Reynolds, director, Irish Coast Guard, Joy Neville,  Catherine Corless, Harry and Molly Flynn,  Fr Peter McVerry,  Cyril Donnellan, representing Galway, Senior Hurling Team,  James Gannon, representing Community of Ballaghaderreen,  and Keith Swanick and John Gallagher, representing the Erris Community, right.  Photograph:  Robbie Reynolds

Galway historian Catherine Corless called for a full exhumation of the remains of hundreds of babies on the site of the former Tuam mother and baby ho(...)

Shane O’Neill, round-Ireland cyclist, in Co Donegal

On June 12th, I set off on my bike from East Pier lighthouse, Dún Laoghaire, Co Dublin around Ireland in a clockwise direction. My aim is to stop at l(...)

Family and friends of Paul Ormsby arrive at St Matthew’s church in Ballyfermot, Co Dublin. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Rescue 116 crew member Paul Ormsby was a consummate professional who knew how to make people laugh and smile, his memorial service has heard. Hundred(...)

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