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Children Rescued From Rising Tide in Galway Bay
#LIFEBOATS - Four children were rescued from a rising tide on Sunday in what was a busy June bank holiday weekend for Ireland's RNLI lifeboats. The Irish Times reports that a 10-year-old and three teenagers were with their father on…
Ballycotton Lifeboat Goes to Rescue of Vessel Taking on Water
#RNLI– Ballycotton ifeboat, launched at 12:40 today in response to a call for help from a boat 23 miles south east of Ballycotton. The vessel with four persons on board reported that it was taking water and requested use of…
Two Racing Yachts Brought to Safety By Dun Laoghaire Lifeboat
#YACHTRESCUE–Two yachts in difficulty were brought to safety by the RNLI lifeboat stationed at Dun Laoghaire earlier today as gale force winds and driving rain lashed the east coast of Ireland. The incidents occurred at 8am today as the boats…
RNLI Salutes 45 Volunteers at Awards Ceremony
#RNLI – The annual RNLI Ireland awards took place at the Royal Hospital Kilmainham in Dublin, with volunteers and supporters being recognised for their role in raising funds and awareness for the charity that saves lives at sea. Guest of…
Lifeboat Launches For Missing Person on Lough Derg
#RNLI – Lough Derg RNLI Lifeboat was launched to investigate a possible missing person/s after a lakeboat was found adrift towards the northern end of the lake this afternoon.  On the return journey, the lifeboat was diverted to Scarriff Bay…
Marine Pumps Used in Rescue of Lough Derg Vessel
#RNLI – Lough Derg RNLI Lifeboat rescued two people on board a sinking 40ft vessel holed after it hit rocks yesterday. At 16.44hrs the lifeboat launched following a request by Valentia Coast Guard. The lifeboat with helm Eleanor Hooker, Lian…
Sheep Rescued By B-a-a-altimore Lifeboat
#RNLI – An unusual rescue for  Baltimore RNLI lifeboat, the crew launched on Tuesday night to a sheep that was stranded on a ledge close to sea level for two days. Several attempts had already been made to recover the…
Two Rescues by RNLI Bangor Lifeboat
#RNLI – Within the past seven days crew from RNLI Bangor Lifeboat have launched twice to assist crews aboard two stricken vessels. On Thursday 3rd May at 10.40pm Belfast Coastguard received information from a concerned member of the public that…
Larne RNLI Launch to Yacht in Trouble off Garron Point
#RNLI – Lifeboat crew with Larne RNLI launched their all weather lifeboat yesterday (Wednesday 2 May 2012) following reports that a nine metre yacht was in difficulty east of Garron Point, off County Antrim.  One of the crew was reported…
Howth Rescues Man in Difficulty at Pormarnock
#RESCUE – Howth RNLI's All-Weather Lifeboat and Inshore Lifeboat launched yesterday to assist a person in the water who had got into difficulty on Portmarnock Beach in north Dublin. The Lifeboat Crews launched and the inshore lifeboat was on scene…
Dun Laoghaire Lifeboats Rescue Eleven
#RNLI – Both lifeboats stationed at Dun Laoghaire were called into service three times on Saturday afternoon for a variety of incidents in which eleven people were assisted. Following a 999 call, the Irish Coastguard's Marine Rescue Co-Ordination Centre (MRCC)…
Lifeboat Crews Launch 'MAYDAY' Campaign
#LIFEBOAT – Volunteer lifeboat crew took to Dublin's Grafton Street to launch the RNLI's MAYDAY campaign in Ireland, which is proudly supported by John West. The charity is asking the public to get behind its lifeboat crews in Ireland by…
Antrim Lifeboat in Dramatic Cliff Rescue
#RESCUE – Lifeboat crew with Red Bay RNLI in County Antrim were involved in a dramatic cliff rescue last night (Saturday 14 April 2012) when a man out walking on Fair Head in Antrim lost his footing, falling thirty feet…
Flares Alert Bundoran Lifeboat To Broken Down Pleasure Craft
#BUNDORAN RESCUE  – Bundoran RNLI Lifeboat were this evening, Saturday 14 April, called to aid a small pleasure craft, following a mayday call to Malin Head Coast Guard. The 18 foot craft, with two persons on board who were both…
Kilmore Quay RNLI Bids Farewell to Second Mechanic
Volunteer crew and fundraisers with Kilmore Quay RNLI turned out in force recently to bid farewell to second mechanic Pat Power on his retirement from the lifeboat crew.  Pat took to sea for his final exercise which involved the Aer…
Dinghy Sailors Rescued on Lough Derg
Lough Derg RNLI Lifeboat assisted 3 persons in difficulties off Garrykennedy, winds NW F 6, April 3 2012 At lunch time yesterday Lough Derg RNLI Lifeboat launched to assist three persons in difficulty in their 14ft sailing dinghy off Garrykennedy.…

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