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File image of Baltimore RNLI’s inshore lifeboat
Baltimore RNLI launched yesterday afternoon (Wednesday 17 July) to rescue a windsurfer who got into difficulty in Baltimore Harbour in West Cork. The inshore lifeboat launched at 2.01pm after a member of the public alerted the Irish Coast Guard that…
Dun Laoghaire RNLI’s all-weather lifeboat Anna Livia
A man found clinging to his capsized boat off Dalkey yesterday afternoon (Monday 15 July) was rescued by Dun Laoghaire’s RNLI lifeboat. The volunteer lifeboat crew were requested by the Irish Coast Guard to launch their inshore lifeboat at 3.52pm…
The RNLI lifeboat took the vessel off the rocks and out into safe water
At 9 pm on Sunday, Valentia Coast Guard requested Lough Derg RNLI to go to the assistance of six people, four adults and two young children, on a 35ft cruiser aground inside the Mountaineer buoy at Ryan’s Point, on the eastern…
GAA personalities Marty Morrissey and Anthony Daly with local GAA players at Kilrush RNLI
GAA presenter and commentator Marty Morrissey and hurling legend Anthony Daly joined the lifeboat crew from Kilrush RNLI and young players from Co Clare to raise awareness of the risks of drowning and encourage people to enjoy the water safely.…
Skerries RNLI bring the woman and two children back to the mainland
Skerries RNLI helped rescue a woman and two children yesterday afternoon (Wednesday 10 July) after they were stranded on Shenick Island having been cut off by the rising tide. Shortly after 3pm, the Irish Coast Guard tasked the north Co Dublin lifeboat station to…
Clifden RNLI Atlantic 85 lifeboat
The volunteers of Clifden RNLI lifeboat launched twice yesterday on what was a busy day for the crew. ​At approximately 1.28pm Clifden’s All Weather Lifeboat Fisherman’s Friend was tasked to assist with a medical evacuation from Inishbofin Island. The Lifeboat…
RNLI Renews Calls For People To ‘Respect The Water’ Following Recent Tragic Deaths
Following a number of tragic deaths during the past week in the waters around the UK and Ireland, the RNLI is urging people to take extra care if they are heading to the coast or inland waterways this weekend. As…
Donaghadee RNLI’s Trent class lifeboat Saxon
Donaghadee RNLI’s volunteer lifeboat crew put to sea on Wednesday night (3 July) to rescue three adults and two children who had become stranded on the Copeland Islands following problems with their jetski. The group had gone to the Co…
The casualty prepared for transfer to the Kilmore Quay lifeboat
A man was taken to hospital with hand injuries by Irish Coast Guard helicopter after a Mayday call on a yacht off Kilmore Quay on Saturday (29 June). The local RNLI lifeboat crew were en route to another vessel that had…
File image of Baltimore RNLI’s all-weather lifeboat
Baltimore RNLI launched yesterday morning (Friday 28 June) after a yacht became propped on a pot buoy two miles south of Mizen Head off the coast of West Cork. The all-weather lifeboat launched at 10.03am following a request by the…
Aran Islands RNLI approaching the yacht off Gorumna Island
Aran Islands RNLI rescued two sailors after their 38ft yacht got into difficulties off Gorumna Island in Co Galway yesterday morning (Thursday 27 June). The station received the shout at 7.27am and the lifeboat David Kirkaldy launched under coxswain Tommy…
The Union Hall lifeboat and shore crew following the call out
Union Hall RNLI assisted a swimmer who was reported missing off Owenahincha Beach this afternoon. The volunteer crew was requested by the Irish Coast Guard to launch their inshore lifeboat at 1.24pm after the alarm was raised by a lifeguard…
The lifeboat guided the yacht alongside the pier in Kilronan Harbour
Aran Islands RNLI has come to the aid of two sailors this morning after their 38ft yacht got into difficulties off Gorumna Island in County Galway. The volunteer crew were requested to launch their all-weather lifeboat at 7.27am (Thursday 27…
File image of Portrush RNLI's inshore lifeboat
Portrush RNLI’s volunteer crew were requested to launch at 6.03pm last night (Tuesday 25 June) to reports of two swimmers in difficulty in the vicinity of Dunluce Castle. Belfast Coastguard’s initial request to launch was based on reports of a…
File image of Baltimore RNLI's all-weather lifeboat
The first of three callouts in 24 hours for Baltimore’s RNLI lifeboat volunteers was yesterday morning (Tuesday 25 June), when the all-weather lifeboat was launched to provide medical assistance and evacuation to a man on Cape Clear Island. The lifeboat…
 Clifden RNLI returning to shore after last night’s launch
At 21.04 last night, Clifden RNLI’s pagers sounded to launch in response to reports of two broken down jet skis between Inishbofin and Cleggan with three people on board. Weather conditions were favourable at the time and the Atlantic 85…

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