Web Links: Coastguard Links

The Plassey Shipwreck and The Rocket Team on Inis Oírr.
A Short film made by Lisa Bhreathnach, a TY student on work experience with ToCar Productions, about a shipwreck 'The Plassey' on Inis Oírr and crewmen rescued by the Rocket Team (the Islands Cliff
Date Added: 10/02/2019 Visits: 1522
CofI Civil Register for Ballyheigue, Co Kerry THis is fyll of Coastguard family records
Date Added: 13/12/2018 Visits: 959
Irish Coastguard family of interest.
Date Added: 28/10/2018 Visits: 1069
Coastguard Lifesaving Carts
Coastguard Lifesaving Carts
Date Added: 16/09/2017 Visits: 1188
Google Books: The Nautical Magazine and Naval Chronicle for 1866
pps 197-201 Chapter entitled "The Lifeboat Works" lists lifeboat stations in Ireland and rescues in 1865 including names of ships & place of rescue
Date Added: 07/08/2017 Visits: 1054
Google Books: The Crimean War and Irish Society By Paul Huddie
Excellent piece on recruitment in Ireland into the Coastguard in the 1850s.
Date Added: 05/06/2017 Visits: 995
The New Navy List...Containing the names of all the Commissioned Officers in Her Majesty's Fleet
This includes listings of Coastguards
Date Added: 05/06/2017 Visits: 1112
The Beginnings of the Black Bread 'War'
Reference to daughter of Mayo Coastguardman Frederick Carey's school, provision of food and her eviction and the closure of the school c1845
Date Added: 05/06/2017 Visits: 1086
Oysterhaven Coast Guard
History of Oysterhaven Coast Guard Courtesy of Eileen McGough
Date Added: 30/01/2017 Visits: 1416
indexing of graveyards in ireland
Date Added: 15/03/2014 Visits: 3831
National Inventory of Architectural Heritage
Choose county in dropdown menu and then "advanced search", then choose in "seaqrch by type" the phrase "coastguard station"
Date Added: 01/01/2013 Visits: 2433
Johnson/Heffley Family History
reference to seven coastguard stations based on Killala
Date Added: 23/11/2011 Visits: 2106
Irish Coast Guard Historic Society
A voluntary group committed to restoring old equipment used by coast guards of days gone by . Founded by Declan Mc Quillan (Howth Coast Guard) in Jan 2009
Date Added: 27/08/2009 Visits: 3229
Genuki UK and IRL Genealogy
Date Added: 25/04/2008 Visits: 4120
Courtown RNLI
1865 Station opened at request of local residents. Boathouse constructed at a cost of £200.
1885 Slipway constructed at the north side of the harbour at a cost of £120.
1887 Slipway extended 21ft.
1905 When making for the harbour, the lifeboat was twice caught and carried over to the north pier and on the second occasion was dashed against the pier.
Date Added: 26/02/2008 Visits: 2406