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Red Bay RNLI this afternoon were called out to three canoeists stranded on rocks at Ballycastle
Volunteer lifeboat crew at Red Bay RNLI rescued three people off rocks at Ballycastle this afternoon (Saturday 19 May 2018) when two canoeists capsized and had to scramble onto rocks to safety. A third canoeist who tried to assist them…
Ballyglass RNLI arrives at the large floating barge off the Mayo coast on Monday evening
#RNLI - Ballyglass RNLI’s lifeboat crew had an unusual callout on Monday evening (14 May) when they were launched to recover a runaway barge that had drifted to the Mayo coast across the Atlantic from Canada more than 3,000km away. The…
Carrybridge RNLI’s inshore lifeboat en route to the grounded cruiser west of Knockninny
#RNLI - Carrybridge RNLI’s inshore lifeboat and rescue water craft (RWC) launched at 1.51pm yesterday afternoon (Sunday 13 May) following a request by Belfast Coastguard to assist a 35ft cruiser with four on board which was aground about a mile west of…
Wicklow RNLI’s inshore lifeboat
#RNLI - Baltimore RNLI carried out a medevac on Saturday night (12 May) from Cape Clear Island off the coast of West Cork. The volunteer crew were requested to launch their all-weather lifeboat by the Irish Coast Guard at 8.05pm…
Lough Derg Lifeboat Rescues Skipper Of Stricken Speedboat
#RNLI - Lough Derg RNLI launched yesterday evening (Thursday 10 May) following a request by Valentia Coast Guard to assist a person on a 23ft speed boat broken down by The Goat Road on the eastern shore of the River Shannon…
Dun Laoghaire Lifeboat Called Out Twice To Boats Fouled On Pots
#RNLI - Dun Laoghaire RNLI’s all-weather lifeboat was called out twice in quick succession this afternoon (Wednesday 9 May) to two separate vessels fouled on fishing pots. The volunteer crew of Dun Laoghaire launched to assist one boat that had…
Baltimore Lifeboat Carries Out Medevac From Sherkin Island
#RNLI - Baltimore RNLI launched on Monday evening (7 May) to carry out a medical evacuation for a man from Sherkin Island off the West Cork coast. The volunteer lifeboat crew arrived on scene at 7.40pm, just eight minute after launch,…
Larne and Red Bay RNLI lifeboats were called out to a vessel lost in fog
Larne RNLI launched their inshore lifeboat yesterday afternoon (Monday 07 May) to reports of an 18ft motor vessel with two people on-board lost in foggy conditions near the Maidens Lighthouse. The inshore lifeboat launched at 11.40am and with assistance from…
Carrybridge RNLI on callout to a boat taking on water in Belturbet on Sunday 6 May
#RNLI - Carrybridge RNLI’s inshore lifeboat launched yesterday morning (Sunday 6 May) following a request by Belfast Coastguard to assist a 37ft cruiser taking on water on the lough near Belturbet, Co Cavan. The lifeboat Douglas Euan & Kay Richards, with helm…
The lifeboat took the cruiser off the rocks and towed it to Dromineer Harbour, where, at 6.15pm, it was safely tied alongside
At 4.25pm on Sunday May 6, Lough Derg RNLI launched following a request by Valentia Coast Guard to assist three people, two adults and a child, aboard a 27ft cruiser reported to be aground near Kilgarvan on the eastern shore…
Rosslare Harbour RNLI on exercise
#RNLI - Rosslare Harbour RNLI launched yesterday afternoon (Saturday 5 May) to help a Dutch tourist when his motorboat lost power 10 miles north of the Co Wexford port. The sole occupant of the 33ft motorboat was a Dutch man who was…
A replica of the Kezia Gwilt re-enacting the heroic call to service in 2015
#RNLI - For more than 100 years, the crews of Courtmacsherry Harbour Lifeboat Station have laid a wreath over the site of RMS Lusitania. In Courtmacsherry Bay, the old British Royal Navy watch tower of the Seven Heads peninsula is…
Kilmore Quay RNLI Lifeboat
The RNLI and the Irish Coast Guard are issuing a joint call this May Bank Holiday weekend for people to stay safe on and near water as the expected warmer weather and brighter evenings will see more people spending time…
Lough Derg RNLI
At 1.20pm on Tuesday May 1, Lough Derg RNLI launched following a request by Valentia Coast Guard to assist a fisherman in an 18ft lake boat reported aground by the Goat Road on the north eastern shore of Lough Derg.…
Lough Ree RNLI's inshore lifeboat The Eric Rowse
#RNLI - Lough Ree  RNLI’s volunteer lifeboat crew conducted a search of the River Shannon yesterday morning (Saturday 28 April) after a report of someone entering the water. The Irish Coast Guard alerted the lifeboat station at 5.14am after a…
Fenit Lifeboat Rescues Man After Boat Capsize Near Derrymore Island
#RNLI - Fenit RNLI launched to the rescue of a man whose boat capsized near Derrymore Island in Tralee Bay at the weekend.  Following a call for assistance from Valentia Coast Guard at 4.47pm on Saturday last (21 April), Fenit’s…

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