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Tribute flotilla in memory of Rescue 116 to be held on Carlingford Lough

A tribute flotilla in memory of Irish Coast Guard helicopter Rescue 116 will be held at Carlingford Marina later this month. The event on July 30th will remember Dara Fitzpatrick,

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Absence of island from Rescue 116’s onboard warning system was flagged up four years ago

A pilot had flagged the absence of an island off the Co Mayo coast from the Irish Coast Guard’s onboard warning system four years before Rescue 116 crashed into it

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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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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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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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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