Caitríona Lucas, a 41-year-old librarian and mother-of-two, was a highly experienced volunteer with the Irish Coast Guard’s Doolin unit.

When Caitríona Lucas responded to a request on September 12th, 2016 to help find a young man missing off the north Clare coastline, she wasn’t aware t(...)

 Ciarán Smith’s family  arrive at a church in Oldtown, Co Dublin, for his memorial service. Photograph:  Garrett White

Rescue 116 crew member Ciarán Smith was a “drop-everything” kind of friend to whom “time and distance meant nothing”, hundreds of mourners heard at hi(...)

Irish Coast Guard Dublin-based helicopter Rescue 116 on a call-out with the Mourne Mountain Rescue Team in Co Down on May 29th, 2016. Photograph: Mourne Mountain Rescue Team

Mountain Rescue Ireland has said there has been renewed interest in its work with search and rescue dogs due to the role played by late Irish Coast Gu(...)

File image of Caitríona Lucas, who died  during a search operation at Kilkee, Co Clare.

The husband of a Coast Guard volunteer who died during a search operation has said he has taken comfort from resuming his own search and rescue duties(...)

Catríona Lucas: June 18th, 1975-September 12th, 2016. Her family remember above all her warmth, her laughter, and her generosity as a devoted mother, wife, sister, daughter, neighbour and friend

Caitríona Rós Lucas (41) was an active and highly qualified member of one of the busiest Irish Coast Guard units in the country at Doolin, Co Clare. E(...)

Coast guard volunteer Caitriona Lucas, from Liscannor, who died in hospital after her boat capsized off the coast of Co Clare. Coast guard volunteer Catríona Lucas, from Liscannor, who died in hospital after her boat capsized off the coast of Co Clare.

Two investigations are underway into the death of an Irish Coast Guard volunteer off the coast of Co Clare during a search operation. Caitriona Lucas(...)

Diarmuid Twomey, who went missing before Christmas. Photograph: Garda Press Office

The funeral will take place on Tuesday of a 31-year-old father of two whose body was found in a slurry pit on a farm in Co Cork just over a month afte(...)

The 69-year-old man became detached from his walking group as they were traversing an area of wilderness south of the N59 Clifden Road between Oughterard and Maam Cross known as Logganaffrin. Photograph: Fergal Shanahan.

A hillwalker who became separated from his group while out walking on Sunday was found safe and well on Monday morning. Galway Mountain Rescue team (...)

Diarmuid Twomey. Photograph: Garda Press Office

A postmortem has confirmed a body found in a slurry pit at a farm in Co Cork is that of a father of two who disappeared just before Christmas. Diarmu(...)