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Ballycotton RNLI lifeboat launched today, 12 July, to lend assistance to a 40 foot pleasure craft that ran into difficulties one mile east of Ballycotton lighthouse. The pleasure craft fouled its propeller on rope while on passage and sought assistance. A lifeboat crewmember was put aboard the pleasure craft and attempts were made to free the offending rope but without success. A towline was established and the casualty was towed to Ballycotton harbour, where they arrived safely at 16:00.
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Ballycotton RNLI lifeboat launched at 04:10 this morning, Sunday 9 May, for the second time in one night. They went to assist a 44ft Irish fishing vessel with a fouled propeller 37 miles south east of Ballycotton. The wind at the time had picked up and conditions were fresh. A towline was established and the fishing vessel is being towed to Ballycotton.