The Coast Guard’s helicopters are equipped with infrared low-light cameras and “night sun” searchlights.

For the first time since it was set up in 1991, the Coast Guard’s helicopter service has completed 1,000 missions in a single year. The figure was re(...)

A Coast Guard helicopter. Photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins

Two teenagers were rescued by Coast Guard and local emergency units after getting into difficulty on Nun’s Strand, Co Kerry, earlier today. The 16-yea(...)

A rescuer on the  Sheep’s Head peninsula in Co   Cork where two Dutch tourists went  missing. Photograph: Emma Jervis

Rescuers have found a body believed to one of two men missing from the Sheep’s Head peninsula in West Cork. The men, aged 33 and 31, were reported mis(...)