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This site is dedicated to the Coastguards who lived and worked around the Irish coastline between the 18th and early 20th centuries. It includes a collection of CG station photos as well as facts and figures about the people , births, deaths, census information, etc. I have also included some fascinating accounts of bravery during rescues from shipwrecks as well as interesting Extracts of shipwrecks and rescues, etc. If you have any queries or input, please let me know.

Tony Daly.
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The Coastguard Cutter Newsletter

The Coastguard Cutter 2.5
November / December 2014. Issue 5.

F49.The Crimean War.
During the war, 3,000 men of the Coastguard were drafted to the fleet. The Revenue Cruisers were sent to intercept the enemies shipping in the channel and in this they were remarkably successful.

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The Coastguard Cutter Vol2 No1
January 2004:
Twelve months ago the Coastguard Cutter, 'The Lady Margaret', started her tour around the coasts of Ireland to bring snippets of Coastguard interest to our readers. We start a New Year hoping to continue our quest .Many thanks to our readers who have contributed welcome items of interest to add to our knowledge of those bygone years.
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Coastguard Cutter

The Coastguard Cutter 2.5

-> Tony on November 05 2014
The Coastguard Cutter 2.5
November / December 2014. Issue 5.

F49.The Crimean War.
During the war, 3,000 men of the Coastguard were drafted to the fleet. The Revenue Cruisers were sent to intercept the enemies shipping in the channel and in this they were remarkably successful.
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Coastguard Cutter

The Coastguard Cutter 2.4

-> Tony on August 29 2014
The Coastguard Cutter 2.4
September / October 2014. Issue 4.

An Apology.
In our last July / August Newsletter an error occurred in the dating of the first item, “An Incident at Howth”, as 1916. The correct date is 3 June 1914.
Tony Daly.

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The Coastguard Cutter 2.3

-> Tony on July 03 2014
The Coastguard Cutter 2.3
June/ July 2014. Issue 3

P261., An Incident at Howth. 1916. Co.Dublin.
A Police man said he would like to draw attention to an incident which took place at Howth when the gun-runners assembled to the number of 1,000 or 1,200.....
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The Coastguard Cutter 2.2

-> Tony on May 14 2014
The Coastguard Cutter 2.2
May /June 2014. Issue 2.

Piracy in Blacksod Bay. 1865. Co.Mayo
A few days ago while a schooner laden with Indian Corn, bound for Westport, was passing the Island of Innishea, in Blacksod Bay, a number of islanders in about twenty curraghs forced their way on board...
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Coastguard Cutter

The Coastguard Cutter 2.1

-> Tony on March 17 2014
The Coastguard Cutter 2.1
March /April 2014. Issue 1.

Q30.Gallant Rescue by Coastguards. 1869 Co.Antrim
Gallant rescue of six men by the Coastguards at Whitehouse. During the fearful gale on Saturday night last, at 10.30. the watchman at the Coastguard Station, Whitehouse, hearing cries of distress, reported same to his officer, Mr.Simon Ahern, who at once ordered a boat to be manned, Charles Pethick, chief boatman, Nichulas Jenkins, commissioned boatman, Bernard M’Loughlin, James Cambridge, and William Pengally, boatmen...
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