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Skerries RNLI bring the woman and two children back to the mainland
Skerries RNLI helped rescue a woman and two children yesterday afternoon (Wednesday 10 July) after they were stranded on Shenick Island having been cut off by the rising tide. Shortly after 3pm, the Irish Coast Guard tasked the north Co Dublin lifeboat station to…
Clifden RNLI Atlantic 85 lifeboat
The volunteers of Clifden RNLI lifeboat launched twice yesterday on what was a busy day for the crew. ​At approximately 1.28pm Clifden’s All Weather Lifeboat Fisherman’s Friend was tasked to assist with a medical evacuation from Inishbofin Island. The Lifeboat…
RNLI Renews Calls For People To ‘Respect The Water’ Following Recent Tragic Deaths
Following a number of tragic deaths during the past week in the waters around the UK and Ireland, the RNLI is urging people to take extra care if they are heading to the coast or inland waterways this weekend. As…
Donaghadee RNLI’s Trent class lifeboat Saxon
Donaghadee RNLI’s volunteer lifeboat crew put to sea on Wednesday night (3 July) to rescue three adults and two children who had become stranded on the Copeland Islands following problems with their jetski. The group had gone to the Co…
The casualty prepared for transfer to the Kilmore Quay lifeboat
A man was taken to hospital with hand injuries by Irish Coast Guard helicopter after a Mayday call on a yacht off Kilmore Quay on Saturday (29 June). The local RNLI lifeboat crew were en route to another vessel that had…
File image of Baltimore RNLI’s all-weather lifeboat
Baltimore RNLI launched yesterday morning (Friday 28 June) after a yacht became propped on a pot buoy two miles south of Mizen Head off the coast of West Cork. The all-weather lifeboat launched at 10.03am following a request by the…
Aran Islands RNLI approaching the yacht off Gorumna Island
Aran Islands RNLI rescued two sailors after their 38ft yacht got into difficulties off Gorumna Island in Co Galway yesterday morning (Thursday 27 June). The station received the shout at 7.27am and the lifeboat David Kirkaldy launched under coxswain Tommy…
The Union Hall lifeboat and shore crew following the call out
Union Hall RNLI assisted a swimmer who was reported missing off Owenahincha Beach this afternoon. The volunteer crew was requested by the Irish Coast Guard to launch their inshore lifeboat at 1.24pm after the alarm was raised by a lifeguard…
The lifeboat guided the yacht alongside the pier in Kilronan Harbour
Aran Islands RNLI has come to the aid of two sailors this morning after their 38ft yacht got into difficulties off Gorumna Island in County Galway. The volunteer crew were requested to launch their all-weather lifeboat at 7.27am (Thursday 27…
File image of Portrush RNLI's inshore lifeboat
Portrush RNLI’s volunteer crew were requested to launch at 6.03pm last night (Tuesday 25 June) to reports of two swimmers in difficulty in the vicinity of Dunluce Castle. Belfast Coastguard’s initial request to launch was based on reports of a…
File image of Baltimore RNLI's all-weather lifeboat
The first of three callouts in 24 hours for Baltimore’s RNLI lifeboat volunteers was yesterday morning (Tuesday 25 June), when the all-weather lifeboat was launched to provide medical assistance and evacuation to a man on Cape Clear Island. The lifeboat…
 Clifden RNLI returning to shore after last night’s launch
At 21.04 last night, Clifden RNLI’s pagers sounded to launch in response to reports of two broken down jet skis between Inishbofin and Cleggan with three people on board. Weather conditions were favourable at the time and the Atlantic 85…
Crew member Ross Stewart, his wife Leah and son Ben enjoying the open day
This past Saturday 22 June, Larne RNLI opened its doors to the public to celebrate 25 years of saving lives at sea in the local area. Since the station opened in in 1994, Larne lifeboat volunteers have launched 514 times,…
Kilkeel Lifeboat Rescues Two People On Stranded French Yacht
Kilkeel RNLI’s volunteer crew launched at 1.20pm yesterday (Sunday 23 June) to go to the aid of the 44ft French yacht with two people onboard that was stranded two miles off Annalong Harbour in Co Down. In fresh conditions with…
Crosshaven RNLI’s inshore lifeboat John and Janet
Crosshaven RNLI has came to the aid of a sailor after his yacht got into difficulty off Cork Head on Friday (21 June). The UK-registered yacht en route from Kinsale to Crosshaven broadcast a PAN PAN alert after its skipper…
Courtmacsherry RNLI’s all-weather lifeboat off Roches Point
Courtmacsherry RNLI’s all-weather Trent class lifeboat Frederick Stormy Cockburn was called out just after midday yesterday (Saturday 22 June) to go to the aid of a kitesurfer who had got into difficulties off Harbour View in Courtmacsherry Bay. Under coxswain…

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