Search and Rescue Demonstration - Sunday 22nd August
Irish Coast Guard

Location Cleggan Pier Co. Galway

Aim: To create a public awareness for safety at sea and on our beaches and cliffs.

1530 Welcome and introduction on P.A. system

1535 Recovery of man from surfboard by Clifden RNLI ILB

1540 Rescue from Kayack by Achill RNLI AWB

1545 Rescue from Sailboard by Clifden ILB

1550 Rescue of casualty from Dinghy by Achill L/B

1600 Rescue from Fishing Boat by Achill L/B and Air Corps Helicopter does a lift off from the Achill L/B.

Units involved;
Irish Coast Guard team Cleggan
Achill All Weather Lifeboat
Clifden ILB
Air Corps S61N Sikorsky Helicopter from Sligo

There will be a commentary over the P.A. system explaining to the public what is happening and points to raise the safety awareness of the public will be made.
Safety leaflets and posters will be available to the public from members of the Cleggan CG team.

Note: Safety boat: Clifden ILB
Safety Officer: Michael Mullen Cleggan IRCG