Station visits to Irish Coastguard MRCC Dublin

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Station training visits to Irish Coastguard MRCC Dublin

Dun Laoghaire RNLI crews have been visiting the Irish Coastguard service's Marine Rescue Co-Ordination Centre (MRCC) and coast radio station based in city centre Dublin over the last few weekly training sessions.  The state of the art facilities handle everything from routine radio traffic to pollution incidents as well as co-ordination of marine emergencies.  The RNLI lifeboats at 43 stations around the coast are "declared resources" available to the Irish Coastguard and are requested to respond to various types of incidents at immediate notice 24 hours a day, year round.

Thanks to Kyron, Declan and Jim from the Dun Laoghaire Coastguard Unit for organising the visits to MRCC Dublin and to all the officers there for their hospitality.

 

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The RNLI in Dun Laoghaire Lifeboats have been based on Dublin Bay for more than 200 years and this service is one of the oldest in the world. The RNLI is a charity operated locally by volunteers with the support of professional staff experts. The RNLI has one primary aim: to save lives at sea.
For Emergencies at sea: Dial 999 or 112 and ask for Marine Rescue
For routine calls: Dun Laoghaire Station: + 353 1 280 2667
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RNLI Divisional BaseAirside
Swords
Co Dublin
Telephone + 353 1 8951800
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Location The Lifeboat Station
Harbour Road
Dun Laoghaire
Co. Dublin
Ireland