# rescue-116 - Thursday 13 April, 2017
The preliminary report recommends a review of “all route guides in use by its Search and Rescue helicopters in Ireland”.
# rescue-116 - Monday 10 April, 2017
Carrick River Rescue claimed they were stopped and charged on the M7 toll after taking part in Rescue 116 search.
# rescue-116 - Sunday 9 April, 2017
Over 100 boats took to the waters on the northwest coast yesterday.
# rescue-116 - Saturday 8 April, 2017
It’s thought that local knowledge of tides and currents will be crucial in the search effort.
# rescue-116 - Thursday 6 April, 2017
The Coast Guard, the LÉ Ciara and local fishermen will be involved in the search over the weekend.
# rescue-116 - Wednesday 5 April, 2017
The helicopter crashed three weeks ago while preparing to refuel at Blacksod, County Mayo.
# rescue-116 - Tuesday 4 April, 2017
Groups from all over the country are sending food to the local co-op near Blacksod.
# rescue-116 - Monday 3 April, 2017
Orla Smith – whose brother Ciarán Smith remains missing – said that she and her family were trying to stay as strong as possible.
# rescue-116 - Sunday 2 April, 2017
Crew members Paul Ormsby and Ciarán Smith are still missing.
# rescue-116 - Saturday 1 April, 2017
The location of Paul Ormsby (53) and Ciarán Smith (38) remains unknown.
# rescue-116 - Thursday 30 March, 2017
The funeral service for the Coast Guard helicopter pilot took place this morning in his hometown of Blackrock, Co Louth.
# rescue-116 - Wednesday 29 March, 2017
The body of Mark Duffy was recovered on Sunday.
# rescue-116 - Monday 27 March, 2017
The body of Captain Mark Duffy was recovered from the wreckage of the downed aircraft over the weekend.
# rescue-116 - Sunday 26 March, 2017
The Coast Guard member’s body was recovered from the wreckage and brought ashore today.
# rescue-116 - Friday 24 March, 2017
The body has not been brought ashore.
Favourable weather conditions are expected this morning which will allow divers to reach the wreckage of the helicopter beneath the water.
# rescue-116 - Thursday 23 March, 2017
Wreckage of the fuselage of the helicopter was discovered in 40 metres of water close to Black Rock lighthouse yesterday morning.
# rescue-116 - Wednesday 22 March, 2017
A statement has been issued by investigators this afternoon.
The high tech device gives investigators a better view of the crash site.
# rescue-116 - Tuesday 21 March, 2017
It’s now believed that the helicopter had no contact with any of the lighthouse or the building itself.
# rescue-116 - Monday 20 March, 2017
Up to now, the focus of the investigation has been on Black Rock lighthouse.
Captain Mark Duffy, winch operator Paul Ormsby and winchman Ciarán Smith remain missing.
It was thought the fisherman had lost his entire hand, instead it was just the tip of his thumb which was severed.
# rescue-116 - Saturday 18 March, 2017
Her funeral mass took place at St Patrick’s Church in Glencullen in Dublin.
# rescue-116 - Friday 17 March, 2017
No impact marks of significance have been found on the island, the chief investigator said.
# rescue-116 - Thursday 16 March, 2017
Today is the third day of the search for the three missing crew members.
Shane Ross spoke softly of the families being “devastated”.
# rescue-116 - Wednesday 15 March, 2017
“She loved her job because she loved helping people. That sounds trite but it was true.”
Search teams are looking for three missing crew men.
Three crew members are yet to be recovered.
# rescue-116 - Tuesday 14 March, 2017
Captain Dara Fitzpatrick was recovered earlier but she died shortly afterwards.
# rescue-116 - Monday 30 January, 2017
The vessel ran aground off the coast at Balbriggan early this morning.
# rescue-116 - Saturday 2 January, 2016
The Coast Guard helicopter had rescued a man in his 70s, suffering from “severe hypothermia”, from a beach in north Dublin.
# rescue-116 - Wednesday 21 May, 2014
The search is focusing on a remote area of the Wicklow Mountains near Kilbride.
# rescue-116 - Friday 6 September, 2013
An angler reported seeing a person in the water earlier this evening. A multi-craft rescue effort was launched, but later called off for the evening.