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Blackrock AC 4 mile road race to be dedicated to the late Captain Mark Duffy

This year’s Blackrock AC 4 mile road race will be jointly dedicated to Stephen Carroll and Captain Mark Duffy. The annual race, which will take place in Blackrock village on

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Dundalk Sub Aqua Club continue to assist in search operation for missing Rescue 116 crew members

The Dundalk Sub Aqua Club were in Co Mayo once again last weekend as the search for Rescue 116 winchmen Ciaran Smith and Paul Ormsby continued. The two Dublin men

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Passing of Mark Duffy a “community catastrophe”

Members of the Irish Coast Guard, local search and rescue personnel and youngsters from St Francis NS and Dundalk Rugby Club were amongst those who formed guards of honour for

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Huge crowds expected in Blackrock for Funeral Mass of Captain Mark Duffy

Huge crowds are expected in Blackrock this morning for the Funeral Mass of Captain Mark Duffy. The 51-year-old father of two died on Tuesday March 14th after Irish Coast Guard

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Traffic restrictions to apply in Blackrock for Funeral of Rescue 116 pilot Mark Duffy

The funeral of Captain Mark Duffy, who died following the crash of Irish Coast Guard helicopter Rescue 116 on March 14th, will take place in St Oliver Plunkett Church in

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Irish Coast Guard release tribute video to Rescue 116 victims

The Irish Coast Guard have released a superb tribute video for the crew of Rescue Helicopter 116 which tragically crashed off the Co Mayo coast on Tuesday March 14th. Captain

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Captain Mark Duffy’s Funeral to take place in Blackrock this Thursday

The Funeral Mass of Captain Mark Duffy who perished in the Irish Coast Guard Rescue 116 helicopter crash off the coast of Co Mayo two weeks ago will take place

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Body of Mark Duffy recovered from wreckage of Rescue 116

Gardaí have confirmed that the body recovered from the wreckage of Irish Coast Guard helicopter Rescue 116 was that of pilot Mark Duffy from Blackrock. It emerged on Friday evening

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Search to recover body from Rescue 116 to continue today

Attempts to remove the body found in Irish Coast Guard helicopter Rescue 116 are continuing today. The Coast Guard confirmed last night that a body had been discovered in the

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Remains of missing pilot Mark Duffy are found

The body of Rescue 116 pilot Mark Duffy has been found in the wreckage of the Irish Coast Guard helicopter this evening, according to a report in The Irish Daily

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Hopes of determining what happened Rescue 116 as black box is recovered

Hopes of determining what happened the missing crew members from Irish Coast Guard Rescue 116 and finding them have heightened this evening with the news that the black box recorder

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Wreckage of Rescue 116 found off Mayo coast

The wreckage of Irish Coast Guard helicopter Rescue 116 has been located off the Mayo coast, according to reports this afternoon Search teams found the wreckage 60 metres off Blackrock Island,

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Air Accident Investigation Unit think Rescue 116 may have crashed into Blackrock

It is likely that the Irish Coast Guard’s Rescue 116 helicopter crashed into Blackrock, off the Co Mayo coast in the early hours of last Tuesday morning, the Air Accident

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Superb turnout for candelit vigil in Blackrock in honour of missing Irish Coast Guard crew

There was a large turnout in Blackrock last night at a special vigil to honour the crew of the missing Rescue 116 Irish Coast Guard Helicopter. In most people’s thoughts

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Breathnach expresses his hope that missing Irish Coast Guard crew will be found soon

Local TD Declan Breathnach has expressed his hope that the three missing crewmen from the Rescue 116 crash will be found soon. Amongst those missing is Blackrock man Mark Duffy