This evening, the Skerries Coast Guard team conducted a training exercise at Bremore Point, Balbriggan. The exercise focused on the use of signal parachute flares in search and rescue. During the exercise the team deployed several white parachute flares, visible for several miles.
Skerries Coast Guard – a voluntary search & rescue unit of the Irish Coast Guard.
Remember – if you spot anyone in difficulty along the coast or cliffs, dial 999 or 112 and ask for the COAST GUARD. Your call could save their life.