Group of 15 rescued off Magheroarty beach

FIFTEEN people, both students and staff attending the Irish College, Coláiste Mhachaire Rabhartaigh, were rescued yesterday when they got into difficulty while swimming off Magheroarty pier. The Irish Coast Guard Helicopter, Rescue 118, airlifted 10 people to hospital in Letterkenny after the group were swept out to sea. The operation was coordinated by the Malin […]

Divers airlifted to hospital by the Coast Guard

TWO divers were airlifted to hospital this afternoon after getting into difficulty close to Bunagee Pier near Culdaff. The pair, who were brought to Altnagelvin Hospital, had ascended too quickly into the water resulting in the condition known as the bends. A spokesperson for the Malin Head Coast Guard said: “This afternoon Malin Head Rescue […]

Man airlifted from Slieve Leauge

  A man was safely rescued and airlifted from Slieve Leauge in south Donegal yesterday afternoon. Malin Head CoOrdination Centre received a 999 call at approximately 2.30pm yesterday advising of a male who had a suspected broken ankle.  Advertisement The Coast Guard Helicopter based in Sligo R118 was tasked along with Killybegs Coast Guard.  The injured […]