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Arranmore RNLI operates a Severn class lifeboat like this one, Portrush RNLI’s erstwhile Katie Hannan
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#RNLI - Arranmore RNLI's all-weather lifeboat was called out to assist two people in a boat with engine failure off the coast of Glen Head in Co Donegal on Saturday evening (20 May). The stricken vessel, which had left Bunbeg…
The injured cyclist is winched from the Strand at Wicklow Harbour to a waiting ambulance
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#RNLI - Wicklow RNLI lifeboat pagers were activated at 12.24pm on Tuesday afternoon (16 May) after a cyclist had fallen from the quayside onto the Strand beach at Wicklow Harbour. The volunteer inshore lifeboat crew were on scene within minutes…
Courtmacsherry RNLI’s volunteer lifeboat crew
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#RNLI - Courtmacsherry RNLI's all-weather lifeboat was called out at 11.30am yesterday morning (Wednesday 17 May) to go to the aid of a 70ft fishing vessel that sought assistance 10 miles south east of the Old Head of Kinsale in…
The RNLI coxswain brought the Rosslare lifeboat alongside the yacht to fix an accidentally activated EPIRB
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Rosslare Harbour RNLI all weather was launched by the volunteer lifeboat crew yesterday morningat 11.45am to respond to an EPIRB distress signal (Emergency Position Indicating Radio Beacon). The Irish Coast Guard alerted Rosslare Harbour RNLI to immediately launch following an…
One happy dog in the care of Lough Ree RNLI after a cruiser grounded on the Long Shoal on Monday morning
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#RNLI - Lough Ree RNLI’s lifeboat crew were alerted by the Irish Coast Guard on Monday morning (8 May) when four people and their dog on board a 40ft motor cruiser ran aground on the Long Shoal near the eastern…
The medical evacuation of a fisherman  took place 20 miles south of Ballycotton Lighthouse
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Ballycotton RNLI launched in the early hours of this morning (Wednesday 10 May) to assist in the medical evacuation of a fisherman 20 miles south of Ballycotton Lighthouse. The volunteer lifeboat crew was requested to launch their all-weather lifeboat by…
Baltimore RNLI's Atlantic 85 inshore lifeboat
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#RNLI - A week of engine troubles around the Irish coast continued yesterday morning (Tuesday 9 May) when Baltimore RNLI went to the aid of a fishing boat on passage from France to Kerry. The lifeboat launched to the vessel…
Taking to the water at the start of the 2016 Dunmore East RNLI Open Water Swim
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#Swimming - This year’s Dunmore East RNLI Open Water Swim sponsored by Activate and Lidl will take place on Saturday 20 May. Entry is €25 for any of three swims over distances of 1600m, 800m and a junior swim of…
Skerries RNLI Launches To Motor Boat In Difficulty
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#RNLI - Skerries RNLI assisted a motor boat with two men aboard that was experiencing engine difficulties at Rockabill Lighthouse on Sunday afternoon (7 May). Dublin Coast Guard tasked Skerries RNLI shortly after 12.30pm after receiving a call from a…
Pictured on their new D class lifeboat Dennis-Audrey are crew members Connie O’Gara, helm Alan Goucher, Dean Mulvihill and Paul Sillery with donor representative Michelle Gavin, David Delamer, chair of the Irish Council of the RNLI, Des Davitt, Wicklow RNLI Lifeboat Operations Manager and Owen Medland, RNLI Area Lifesaving Manager.
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At a special ceremony held yesterday (Saturday 6 May), Wicklow RNLI officially named its new D class lifeboat, Dennis-Audrey. David Delamer, chair of the RNLI Council in Ireland, accepted the lifeboat on behalf of the RNLI before handing her over…
Portaferry RNLI's Atlantic 85 inshore lifeboat
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#RNLI - The volunteer lifeboat crew at Portaferry RNLI responded for the second time in 48 hours to a launch request yesterday evening (Thursday 4 May) to go to the aid of five men on board a 7m yacht experiencing…
Rosslare Harbour’s all-weather lifeboat establishes a tow with the troubled yacht off the Wicklow coast
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#RNLI - Rosslare Harbour RNLI assisted three men onboard a yacht yesterday evening (Wednesday 3 May) after it got into difficulty off the Wicklow coast. The all-weather lifeboat, under coxswain Eamonn O’Rourke and with six volunteer crew members onboard, launched…
Arklow RNLI was first requested to launch their all-weather lifeboat for a 23ft yacht was in difficulty somewhere near Arklow Bank
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Arklow RNLI responded to three consecutive call outs yesterday evening (Wednesday 3 May) bringing three yachts with eight onboard, safely to shore. The volunteer crew who spent six hours at sea, was first requested to launch their all-weather lifeboat shortly…
The lifeboat which went on service in February this year was funded by Gladys Audrey Deakin
RNLI Lifeboats
A new inshore lifeboat for Wicklow RNLI is to be officially named Dennis-Audrey during a ceremony at the lifeboat station at 4pm this Saturday 6 May. The lifeboat which went on service in February this year was funded by Gladys…
Howth RNLI's all-weather lifeboat prepares to tow the stranded yacht to safety
RNLI Lifeboats
#RNLI - Howth RNLI launched its all-weather and inshore lifeboats yesterday (Monday 1 May) to reports of a sailing yacht with steering failure at the entrance to Malahide Estuary. The inshore lifeboat was first on scene and located the casualty…
Surfer Rescued Off Northern Irish Coast After 30 Hours At Sea
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#Rescue - A surfer was rescued from the sea off Northern Ireland yesterday evening (Monday 1 May) after more than 30 hours in the water. Belfast Coastguard co-ordinated the search for the missing man who had gone surfing near Campbeltown…

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