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Lough Derg RNLI's inshore lifeboat
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#RNLI - Lough Derg RNLI was requested to launch by Valentia Coast Guard yesterday evening (Sunday 4 September) to assist a fisherman whose boat was wedged inside a rocky shoal. At 5.50pm, the inshore lifeboat launched with helm Eleanor Hooker,…
The All-Weather lifeboat was alongside for onboard tours all afternoon
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Crowds tuned out in Dun Laoghaire this afternoon for the RNLI Station Open Day on the Carlise Pier. Lifeboat tours ran from 11.30am to 4pm. The Irish Coast Guard Rescue Helicopter 116 landed on the Carlisle Pier in an SAR demonstration…
National Marine Gallantry and Meritorious Service Awards presented by the then Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport Paschal Donoghue held in Farmleigh House in Dublin. Pic shows Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport Paschal Donoghue with Mr Jim Griffin who received the Marine Ministerial Letter of Appreciation for Meritorious Service For acting on his initiative in realising that he was the nearest trained asset to assist with rescuing 7 people at Tramore Bay in August 2013 who were cut-off by the tide
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Department of Transport, Tourism & Sport is inviting nominations in respect of the National Marine Gallantry and Meritorious Service Awards 2016. The purpose of this awards scheme is to recognise outstanding acts of courage, heroism, skill and initiative in the…
Wicklow Lifeboat Assists Whelk Trawler In Morning Callout
RNLI Lifeboats
#RNLI - Wicklow's all-weather lifeboat Annie Blaker launched at 7.30am yesterday morning (Saturday 3 September) to assist a fishing vessel four miles offshore. The RNLI lifeboat, under the command of coxswain Nick Keogh, was alongside the stricken vessel 18 minutes…
Youghal's new lifeboat, an Atlantic 85 is the latest version of the B class
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A new Atlantic 85 lifeboat for Youghal RNLI is to be officially named Gordon and Phil during a ceremony at the lifeboat station in the Cork seaside resort town at 1pm on Saturday 10 September. The lifeboat which went on…
Crosshaven Atlantic 85 RNLI Lifeboat
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A new Atlantic 85 lifeboat for Crosshaven RNLI is to be officially named John and Janet during a ceremony at the Cork lifeboat station at 2pm on Sunday 11 September. The lifeboat which went on service in June this year…
Aberystwyth RNLI take the runaway speedboat under tow
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#IrishSea - A man has died after going overboard from a speedboat in the Irish Sea off Aberystwyth in West Wales yesterday morning (Wednesday 31 August). Aberystwyth RNLI launched its Atlantic class lifeboat at 9.30am to reports of an empty…
Crosshaven RNLI Lifeboat in Cork Harbour was requested to launch yesterday evening at 9.45pm
RNLI Lifeboats
Crosshaven RNLI Lifeboat in Cork Harbour was requested to launch yesterday evening at 9.45pm to reports of a speedboat broken down and adrift approximately one km south west of Trabolgan. In calm conditions with a slight sea,the volunteer crew, under the command…
Donaghadee RNLI's all-weather lifeboat Saxon tows a RIB to safety  from the North Channel
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#RNLI - Donaghadee RNLI was called upon three times in the last week to assist vessels which got into difficulties off the coast of North Down. The first callout was on Thursday 25 August after a yacht with five people…
Clifden RNLI rescued six people in two separate call outs
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Clifden RNLI rescued six people in two separate call outs off the Connemara coast last week. On Friday afternoon, the volunteer lifeboat crew was requested to launch their all-weather and inshore Atlantic 85 class lifeboats following a report that two…
Lough Swilly RNLI rescue a distressed sheep after 200ft cliff fall
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Lough Swilly RNLI lifeboat rescued a sheep this afternoon after it fell approximately 200 feet from a cliff in County Donegal. The alarm was raised at 4.30pm today when three local fishermen spotted the animal stranded on a ledge in…
Ballycotton RNLI's all-weather lifeboat
RNLI Lifeboats
#RNLI - Ballycotton RNLI came to the rescue of an injured fisherman who got his hand cut when attempting to untangle a net this morning (Friday 26 August). The volunteer crew launched their all-weather and inshore lifeboats at 8.30am after…
Geraldine Donnelly visits her rescuers at Bangor RNLI
RNLI Lifeboats
#RNLI - Geraldine Donnelly paid a visit to Bangor RNLI earlier today (Thursday 25 August) just weeks after her rescue following a serious fall on Ballyholme beach. On 7 June last, Donnelly fell more than two metres onto rocks and…
Lough Derg lifeboat set a route south, in the direction from which the calls were heard
RNLI Lifeboats
Lough Derg RNLI Lifeboat launched at 5.20am, following reports to Gardaí of calls for help coming in off the lake. At 05.06am this morning, Lough Derg RNLI Lifeboat was requested to launch by Valentia Coast Guard, following a report to…
Fethard RNLI's inshore lifeboat
RNLI Lifeboats
#RNLI - Fethard RNLI assisted a man who got into difficulty off the Wexford coast yesterday evening (Tuesday 23 August) as he attempted to move between two boats. The volunteer lifeboat crew launched their inshore lifeboat at 9.35pm following a…
Donaghadee RNLI launch to the rescue at 25 knots
RNLI Lifeboats
#RNLI - Donaghadee’s RNLI lifeboat Saxon put to sea three times in 24 hours during a busy weekend keeping aircraft passengers and pleasure sailors safe around the North Down coast. The first call came at 5.30pm on Friday (19 August)…
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