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The Bundoran RNLI Soapbox Race gets underway at 1pm this Sunday 2 June
Final preparations are being made ahead of this weekend’s Bundoran RNLI Soapbox Race which takes place this Sunday 2 June at Astoria Road. Now in its eighth year, the event is organised and hosted by the volunteer crew of the…
Clogherhead RNLI’s new Shannon Class lifeboat Michael O’Brien
Clogherhead locals are set to welcome the latest RNLI lifeboat in Ireland to the Co Louth town this Sunday 2 June. The Shannon class lifeboat Michael O’Brien lifeboat is due to arrive in Clogherhead at exactly 13.31 which is also…
Skerries RNLI tows the stricken motorboat to safety
Skerries RNLI towed two adults and two teenagers to safety on Saturday afternoon (25 May) after their motorboat broke down east of Rockabill Lighthouse. Shortly after 5.30pm, Skerries RNLI were tasked by Dublin Coast Guard to assist a 21ft motorboat…
Clogherhead RNLI Lifeboat
The community of Clogherhead is set to welcome the latest RNLI lifeboat to be based in Ireland, to their town on Sunday 2 June. This Shannon class lifeboat is unique in the RNLI’s fleet as it has been funded by…
The paddleboarder was located safe and well and was happy to make his way back to Whitehead harbour. See vid below.
Larne RNLI launched to search for a paddleboarder who was reported overdue from Whitehead yesterday afternoon (Sunday 26 May). Larne RNLI's all-weather and inshore lifeboats launched at 4.55pm following a request from Belfast Coastguard to assist in the search. Donaghadee…
Aran Islands RNLI lifeboat
Aran Islands RNLI’s volunteer lifeboat crew spent nine hours at sea last night to help bring a sick fisherman to safety.  The crew were requested to launch their all-weather lifeboat by the Irish Coast Guard at 9.45pm last night (Thursday…
Baltimore RNLI lifeboat
Baltimore RNLI rescued two sailors this morning (Thursday 23 May) after their 30ft yacht ran into navigational difficulty at the mouth of the Ilen River in West Cork. Baltimore RNLI’s all-weather lifeboat under Coxswain Aidan Bushe and with six volunteer…
The lone sailor under tow by Portaferry lifeboat
Portaferry RNLI rescued a lone sailor last night (Wednesday 22 May) after his 25ft yacht got into difficulty in the Irish Sea. The volunteer crew were requested to launch their inshore lifeboat at 8.51pm following a request from Belfast Coastguard…
Baltimore RNLI’s new inshore lifeboat
Baltimore RNLI carried out a medical evacuation last night (Wednesday 22 May) from Heir Island off the coast of West Cork. Baltimore’s volunteer lifeboat crew launched their inshore lifeboat following a request from the Irish Coast Guard at 8.34pm to…
Youghal’s lifeboat crew helps pump out water from the vessel moored in Youghal Harbour
Youghal RNLI launched to the aid of two people whose moored yacht was taking on water yesterday morning (Monday 20 May). The volunteer lifeboat crew was requested to launch by the Irish Coast Guard at 10.01am following a report that…
Youghal RNLI Shares Key Water Safety Advice Ahead Of Summer
Youghal RNLI is encouraging people to respect the water and heed key water safety messages ahead of summer. The East Cork lifeboat station’s community safety team will be running a number of events throughout the summer and are inviting individuals…
Castletownbere’s all-weather lifeboat Annette Hutton
Castletownbere’s RNLI lifeboat sprang into action to help locate a tourist reported missing on Dursey Island in West Cork yesterday afternoon (Friday 17 May). The lifeboat, under the command of coxswain Dean Hegarty, launched shortly after 2pm after Valentia Coast…
Newly appointed Kinsale RNLI helm Jonathan Connor
Exactly one week after he was passed out as a helm on Kinsale’s Atlantic 85 lifeboat, Miss Sally Anne Baggy II, 21-year-old Jonathan Connor rescued a swimmer from the sea close to Sandycove Island in Co Cork. Miss Sally Anne…
The RNLI Lough Derg volunteers
At 2.30pm, Saturday, May 11 2019, Lough Derg RNLI held their naming ceremony for their new inshore lifeboat, the Atlantic 85 B911 ‘Jean Spier’, in Dromineer. The new B class lifeboat was donated to the RNLI by Robert Spier and…
Wicklow’s new all-weather lifeboat Jock and Annie Slater alongside the stricken motor cruiser
Wicklow RNLI’s new relief Shannon class lifeboat Jock and Annie Slater has had its fifth callout since going on station over a month ago to assist a motor cruiser with engine failure. The all-weather lifeboat slipped her moorings at 4.50pm…
The volunteer crew of the Lough Derg lifeboat on route to the motor boat
A 21ft motor boat with two people on board was rescued by Lough Derg RNLI after it ran aground in the lough on Sunday afternoon (5 May). The volunteer crew with helm Eleanor Hooker, Joe O’Donoghue, Doireann Kennedy and Kjell…

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