Irish Coast Guard review: Remarkable and laudable record

An end-of-year review by the Irish Coast Guard reveals that the service assisted more than 3,300 people over the course of 2017, of which a total of 335 were classified as “lives saved”. The coastguard co-ordinated more than 2,500 incidents through its three Marine Rescue Co-ordination Centres based on Valentia island in Kerry, Malin in Co Donegal, and its Dublin-based headquarters. click here to read the story 18:19