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Judges, barristers, solicitors and court services staff turned out in force in Cork yesterday to pay warm and fond tributes to their colleague, barris(...)

Irish Coast Guard search and rescue co-ordination manager Gerard O’Flynn said while there may not be a culture among sea anglers of wearing life jackets, it was a pratice the Coast Guard would encourage

Sea anglers fishing off rocks should wear life jackets or flotation devices, the Irish Coast Guard has urged, after a man was rescued after falling of(...)

The Sikorsky S-92 helicopters are equipped to fly in sub-zero conditions, as they have a rotor ice-protecting system which heats the helicopter blades.  Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

As rescue agencies appeal to people to exercise caution near coasts and waterways during the thaw, the Irish Coast Guard says its helicopters and 20 c(...)

Joseph Gagnon and Brian Conville before they set off from Canada on a challenge to be the youngest pair to row west-east across the Atlantic.  Photograph: Claire Martin/PA Wire

Two rowers rescued by the Irish Coast Guard when they were just 170 nautical miles off setting world records have been released from hospital. Brian (...)

Canadian Joseph Gagnon (left) and Dubliner Brian Conville before they set off from Canada in effort to be the youngest pair to row west-east across the Atlantic. Photograph:  Claire Martin/PA

An Irish-Canadian rowing pair rescued by the Irish Coast Guard off the southwest coast had been close to setting three world records before their caps(...)

Skerries harbour during the search: the boating accident occurred at about 1pm last Friday. Photograph: Alan Betson

An investigation is due to begin this week into the death of a young Skerries fisherman after his vessel capsized and sank within sight of the north D(...)

The Granuaile arrives back into Blacksod, Co Mayo, with wreckage from Coastguard helicopter Rescue 116 onboard. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

More than 100 fishing vessels are participating in a co-ordinated sea search on Saturday for two missing Irish Coast Guard Rescue 116 airmen, Paul Orm(...)

 An Gearoidin which is being used by Naval divers and the LE James Joyce taking part in the Rescue 116 Wreckage Recovery at Blacksod, Belmullet, Co. Mayo on Saturday. Photograph: Keith Heneghan/ Phocus

Naval Service divers attached lifting equipment to the wreckage of the Rescue 116 helicopter off north Mayo on Sunday morning. Renewed efforts are be(...)

Irish Lights Vessel Granuaile anchored off Black Rock Island Co Mayo last week as the Rescue 116 recovery operation continues. PHotograph: Chris Radburn/PA Wire

The Irish Coast Guard’s Rescue 116 Sikorsky S-92 helicopter had “no mechanical anomalies” before it crashed off the north Mayo coast 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(...)

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