The sun shone over Sligo Bay as Paul Bossier accompanied by his wife Susie with Martyn Smith, RNLI Divisional Inspector of Lifeboats Ireland and Tony Hinney, RNLI Community Fundraising Manager, paid his first visit to the station.
Paul Bossier CEO of the RNLI with the volunteer crew and fundraising committee outside Sligo Bay lifeboat station
Mr Bossier has shown around the lifeboat station and the lifeboat gift shop.
Mr Bossier said "I am really delighted to come here today to see how all the community is contributing to this dynamic lifeboat station and to meet the crew who look after this dangerous part of coastline. This is an impressive station."
Speaking on behalf of the station Willie Murphy, Lifeboat Operations Manager, said "it is a real honour to welcome Paul to the station today. This visit means a lot to all the crew and fundraising committee".