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The latest news releases from the RNLI and CRBI
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|Posted on March 30, 2015 at 9:00 AM||comments (0)|
RNLI lifeguards make welcome return for Easter. Photo: RNLI/Colin Watson
RNLI lifeguards will be making a welcome return to a number of selected beaches on the Causeway Coast and in County Down next weekend ahead of the Easter holidays.
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|Posted on March 30, 2015 at 5:20 AM||comments (0)|
Enniskillen RNLI's new lifeboat station. Photo: RNLI/Enniskillen
The RNLI’s first permanent inland lifeboat station is now complete and fully operational on Upper Lough Erne in county Fermanagh.
After been housed in temporary accommodation for ...Read Full Post »
|Posted on March 30, 2015 at 5:05 AM||comments (0)|
Red Bay RNLI launch to assist lone yachtsman. Photo: RNLI/Red Bay
Red Bay Lifeboat crew went to the aid of a 25ft Yacht with one person on board 1.5 miles off Glenarm on Sunday evening (29 March).
The volunteer lifeboat crew laun...Read Full Post »
|Posted on March 30, 2015 at 4:50 AM||comments (0)|
Wicklow RNLI launch to assist windsurfer. Photo: RNLI/Tommy Dover
Wicklow RNLI all weather lifeboat launched at 5.10pm on Saturday (28th March) to assist a kite surfer in difficulties off Potters Point, south of Wicklow head.
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|Posted on March 28, 2015 at 7:15 PM||comments (0)|
Artist's impression of the proposed temporary shelter. Photo: SSK Project
TELEVISION adventurer, Bear Grylls, has given his support to a campaign to save Ireland’s most famous lifeboat.
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|Posted on March 27, 2015 at 10:00 AM||comments (0)|
A new research project being run by the RNLI (Royal National Lifeboat Institution) is exploring attitudes towards risk and safety, and the various ways in which yacht sailors participate in their sport.
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|Posted on March 23, 2015 at 1:50 PM||comments (0)|
Rosslare Harbour RNLI was requested by Irish Coast Guard to assist a 12 metre yacht which had lost all power due to a generator failure at 12.50am this morning (Monday 23 March).
The lone yachtsman had radioed for help as the loss of power with no wind present had disa...Read Full Post »
|Posted on March 23, 2015 at 1:40 PM||comments (0)|
Howth RNLI rescue three people from motorboat. Photo: Howth Coast Guard
Howth RNLI's all-weather lifeboat launched at 6.30pm this evening (Sunday 22 March) to reports a motorboat was taking on water at the entrance to Malahide estuary.
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|Posted on March 22, 2015 at 5:40 PM||comments (0)|
Clifden RNLI lifeboat crew Alan Pryce and Sinéad O’Sullivan emerge from St. Joseph’s Church to be met by volunteer lifeboat crew from Clifden RNLI. Photo: Inlovephotography.ie
Clifden RNLI volunteer lifeboat crew scrambled into the kit for a special callout recently when they pro...Read Full Post »
|Posted on March 22, 2015 at 5:15 PM||comments (0)|
Lough Swilly’s new Shannon class lifeboat on sea trials in Poole, Dorset recently. Photo: RNLI
Final preparations are being put in place for ‘the Homecoming’, which will see Lough Swilly RNLI receive the first Shannon class lifeboat in Ireland. The station is planning a special celebrat...Read Full Post »