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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

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Wife of missing pilot Mark Duffy thanks public for their “love and compassion”

The wife of missing Irish Coast Guard pilot Mark Duffy has thanked the public for their support at this difficult time. Hermione Duffy, from Blackrock, posted a message on Facebook

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Candlelit gathering in honour of Mark Duffy to be held in Blackrock this St Patrick’s Day

A short candlelit gathering will take place at the Sundial in Blackrock at 8pm on St Patrick’s Day to give the local community an opportunity to show its solidarity and

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Search resumes for Rescue 116 crew including local pilot Mark Duffy

The search for the remaining crew of the Irish Coast Guard helicopter which went down off the coast of Co Mayo in the early hours of yesterday morning is resuming

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Local man missing following Irish Coast Guard crash named

The local man missing following the disappearance of an Irish Coast Guard helicopter off the coast of Co Mayo this morning has been named. Mark Duffy, from Blackrock, was one

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Local man amongst those feared missing as Irish Coast Guard helicopter disappears off Mayo coast

A local man is amongst those believed to be missing after an Irish Coast Guard helicopter disappeared off the coast of Mayo this morning. A crew of four were on

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Father and son injured in Carlingford helicopter crash named

The two men injured in yesterday’s helicopter crash on the Cooley Mountains have been named. They are father and son Donnie and Dustin Marron. The pair had to be cut

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Blackrock Raft Race and Family Fun Day this Sunday

The annual Blackrock Raft Race takes place this Sunday. Getting underway from 2pm, there will be a Dundalk Brass Band recital and sandcastle competition, a helicopter display by the Irish