Capt Mark Duffy: July 1966-March 14th, 2017. Photograph: PA
Obituary: Capt Mark Duffy

Mark Duffy, who has died aged 51, was co-pilot of the Irish Coast Guard Rescue 116 helicopter which crashed off north Mayo last month with the loss of(...)

The search continues along the coastline near Blacksod for  the two missing crew members of the ill-fated Rescue 116 helicopter. Photograph: Chris Radburn/PA Wire

A Co Cork salvage team plans to lift wreckage of the Irish Coast Guard Rescue 116 helicopter from the north Mayo seabed this weekend in the search for(...)

An Irish Coast Guard helicopter  at Blacksod, Co Mayo in the search for the missing men.  Photograph: Chris Radburn/PA Wire

West Cork-based tug Ocean Challenger is on its way to north Mayo to help with the search for two airmen still missing from the Irish Coast Guard Rescu(...)

Granuaile anchored off the shore of Blackrock Island and an Irish Coast Guard helicopter continuing its search last weekend. Photograph: Chris Radburn/PA

Irish salvage experts have been hired to assist in the seabed search for two missing airmen from the Irish Coast Guard Rescue 116 which crashed 18 day(...)

Garda Water Unit divers were worked around Blackrock island on Tuesday, and air, sea and shore searches are continuing. Photograph: Chris Radburn/PA Wire

There has been snow on Achill’s Slievemore, there has been frost, hail and wind, bright warm sunshine and Atlantic rain. Over the fortnight since Resc(...)

The body of Captain Mark Duffy is brought ashore at Blacksod Co Mayo on Sunday. Photograph: Chris Radburn/PA Wire

Two weeks after the Irish Coast Guard Rescue 116 helicopter crashed off the North Mayo coast, an attempt will be made on Tuesday to partially lift its(...)

The body of captain Mark Duffy is driven in a hearse along the seafront accompanied by a guard of honour at Blacksod Co Mayo, Ireland, on Sunday. Photograph: PA

The “black box” recovered from the crashed Coast Guard helicopter Rescue 116 is in sufficiently good condition to yield clues as to the cause of the f(...)

The body of Capt Mark Duffy is driven in a hearse along the seafront accompanied by a guard of honour at Blacksod, Co Mayo. Photograph: Chris Radburn/PA Wire

Debris from the Irish Coast Guard Rescue 116 helicopter which crashed off north Mayo almost a fortnight ago has been picked up as far north as Donegal(...)

The remains of Capt Mark Duffy one of the missing crew of the Rescue 116 helicopter is brought away from Blacksod Pier, Belmullet, Co. Mayo. Photograph : Keith Heneghan/Phocus

A guard of honour was formed by rescue agencies at Blacksod Pier in Co Mayo on Sunday afternoon, as the body of Irish Coast Guard helicopter pilot Cap(...)

The sun sets behind Irish Lights vessel Granuaile, anchored off Black Rock  in Co Mayo, where dive teams are searching the wreckage of  Irish Coast Guard helicopter Rescue 116: the tragedy has brought back painful memories of  other losses at sea. Photograph: Chris Radburn/PA Wire

Silhouettes of Achill Head, Croaghaun and Slievemore against a blue sky and flat, calm sea off Blacksod on Friday belied the treacherous nature of the(...)

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