Thunder and torrential rain were an apt reminder that "SAR don’t wait for good weather to rescue us, they come when we need them..."
One hundred yachts and motorboats have signed up to take part in a tribute flotilla in memory of Irish Coast Guard helicopter R116 crew.
Sailors are invited to join a Flotilla in Carlingford Lough, Ireland in tribute to R116 - the Coast Guard helicopter that crashed with the loss of four crew lives.
Captain Dara Fitzpatrick was recovered from the scene yesterday and flown to Mayo University hospital Castlebar where sadly she was pronounced dead.
The Irish Coast Guard (IRCG) regrets to announce that a volunteer member of the Doolin Coast Guard unit lost her life when participating in a search off Kilkee for a…