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From right to left; Dun Laoghaire Trent Class Lifeboat, RNLB Anna Livia 14-05 (ON-1200) ex RNLB "Joseph Soar (Civil Service No. 34)" ON-971, ex RNLB "J W Archer" ON-933 and ex RNLB"Harold Salvesen" ON-1022
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In this bicentenary year of Dun Laoghaire harbour, the visit from three vintage lifeboats to Dun Laoghaire at the weekend served to highlight the RNLI's contribution to lifesaving from Dun Laoghaire Harbour since 1861 and also to celebrate the lifeboat…
Lough Ree RNLI’s inshore lifeboat The Eric Rowse
RNLI Lifeboats
#RNLI - Lough Ree RNLI assisted 30 people aboard seven vessels during an exceptionally busy few days for the volunteers last week. The crew of inshore lifeboat The Eric Rowse had an early start last on Sunday 2 July when…
Baltimore RNLI’s all-weather lifeboat
RNLI Lifeboats
#RNLI - Baltimore RNLI’s volunteer lifeboat crew has responded to three callouts over the last four days. The first of the three was a medical evacuation from Cape Clear on Friday (7 July). A woman from the island was suffering…
Teelin Pier in County Donegal
RNLI Lifeboats
The Coast Guard has recovered the bodies of two men from the water in Co Donegal yesterday. One man was in his 50s and the other man was in his 40s. The incident occurred off Malinbeg, Glencolmcille, Co Donegal. Whilst on…
Larne RNLI's all-weather lifeboat
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#RNLI - Larne RNLI responded to two consecutive calls for help off the Antrim coast yesterday afternoon (Saturday 8 July). The volunteer lifeboat crew was requested to launch their all-weather and inshore lifeboats at 2.17pm after Belfast Coastguard reported that…
Fethard Inshore lifeboat
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Fethard RNLI launched its inshore lifeboat yesterday evening (Thursday 6 July) to conduct a search after a member of the public reported seeing a kayak floating in the sea off Duncannon Beach in County Wexford. The volunteer crew was requested…
Skerries RNLI’s inshore lifeboat
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#RNLI - Skerries RNLI launched on Wednesday afternoon (5 July) after the coastguard received a report from lifeguards on Rush beach of swimmers in difficulty some 500 metres off shore and at risk of being pulled out to sea.  The…
Larne RNLI's all-weather lifeboat
RNLI Lifeboats
#RNLI - Larne RNLI rescued two men yesterday afternoon (Wednesday 5 July) after their yacht got into difficulty off the Antrim coast. The all-weather lifeboat was requested to launch at 1.46pm following a report from Belfast Coastguard that a 30ft…
Rosslare RNLI lifeboat
RNLI Lifeboats
Rosslare Harbour RNLI has rescued three men this afternoon after their motorboat encountered mechanical problems and broke down off the Wexford coast. The volunteer crew was requested to launch their all-weather lifeboat at 3pm following a report from the Irish…
Rosslare Harbour RNLI went to the aid of a motorsailor aground on the Blackwater Bank
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Rosslare Harbour RNLI rescued three men yesterday evening (Monday 3 July) after their boat ran aground. The volunteer lifeboat crew was requested to launch their all-weather lifeboat at approximately 4.30pm following a report from the Irish Coast Guard that a…
Howth RNLI was called out to rescue dinghy sailors
RNLI Lifeboats
Howth RNLI launched the inshore lifeboat Saturday 1st July to reports of 2 dinghy sailors finding it difficult to return to Portmarnock beach in heavy offshore winds. The inshore lifeboat was tasked at 7.25pm to the scene just off Portmarnock…
Clifden RNLI’s Fisherman’s Friend comes alongside the stricken fishing vessel
RNLI Lifeboats
#RNLI - Clifden RNLI’s all-weather Mersey Class lifeboat Fisherman's Friend was launched at 1.30pm on Saturday (1 July) to go to the assistance of a fishing vessel adrift six miles off Slyne Head in Co Galway. The 11m vessel had…
David Maguire, Nick Bowie, Lorraine Galvin, her daughter Lauren and Cllr Jim Moore Mayor at the Wexford Maritime Festival this past weekend
RNLI Lifeboats
#RNLI - Two volunteer lifeboat crew with Wexford RNLI have received the charity’s Excellence in Volunteering Award in recognition for their hard work and dedication to lifesaving. Lorraine Galvin and David Maguire were presented with their framed certificates during the…
The pleasure craft alongside the RNLI lifeboat
RNLI Lifeboats
The Courtmacsherry RNLI All Weather Lifeboat was called out at 12.16pm this afternoon to go to the aid of a 17–foot pleasure boat that got into difficulties off Coolmain, east of the Old Head of Kinsale in West Cork. The…
Life And The Sea: A Special Commemoration At SeaFest 2017 This Evening
Galway Harbour
#GalwayHarbour - A civic and military service to remember all those who have lost their lives at sea and recognise the heroism of all in our rescue services will be held in Galway Harbour this evening (Friday 30 June). Mayor…
Portaferry’s inshore lifeboat arrives on scene to rescue the women and children cut off by the tide
RNLI Lifeboats
#RNLI - Portaferry RNLI was called out yesterday afternoon (Wednesday 28 June) to rescue a group of four people who had become stranded on an island at the north end of Strangford Lough. The two women and two children had…

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