Derrynane Inshore Rescue


23/08/2015 – Angler in distress

Derrynane Inshore rescue was involved in a very successful multi agency response to a person in the water in the Dursey Sound, which is a very dangerous place with extremely strong currents. DIR was paged at 12.35 by Valentia MRSC, due to the severity of the call out the crew got to the station as […]

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12/08/15 -Boat Broke Down – Sneem

At 18.35 Derrynane Inshore Rescue was tasked by Valentia Marine Rescue Co-ordination Centre to a reported Rib drifting near Sneem with four on board with engine problems. Derrynane Inshore Rescue was mobile at 18.57 and proceeded with 4 crew members down the kenmare bay making 40+ knots due to good weather conditions. The Crew here […]

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2/08/15 – Boat Broke Mooring

Derrynane Inshore Rescue responded to a callout in which a large vessel located in Derrynane Harbour broke its mooring and collided with another vessel during the night. DIR Coxswain John O’ Shea was alerted by a local fisherman. John contacted fellow crew man Mikey Martin. They went out on a boat to access the situation. […]

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10/07/15 – Someone heard a shout for help

Derrynane Inshore Rescue responded to an emergency 999 phone call at 8.43a.m on Friday the 10th of July along with Ballinskelligs CRBI, Knightstown Coast Guard and Waterville Coast Guard. A Good Samaritan was walking along the beach in Ballinskelligs when they thought they heard someone shouting for Help. They immediate called 999 and asked for […]

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19/04/15 – Bodyboarder in difficulty

Derrynane inshore rescue responded to an emergency 999/112 call at 17.10 on Sunday the 19th of April . A member of the public saw a young teenager on a bodyboard floating out to sea due to the strong offshore wind in Templenoe, near Kenmare. Valentia MRCC tasked Derrynane Inshore Rescue. The crew launched and due […]

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9/04/2015 – Swimmers in difficulty

Derrynane Inshore Rescue responded to an emergency 999 phone call at 5.45pm on Thursday 9th of April. The lifeboat was tasked  by Valentia MRCC .The information we initially received stated 3 persons in difficulty, a father and two children (7 & 8 years old) on the Derrynane Long Beach. Our colleagues Waterville Coast Guard Unit also […]

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