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|Posted on August 20, 2014 at 4:35 PM||comments (0)|
The Long Tow Home. Photo: RNLI/Austin Gaffney
Arklow RNLI’s Volunteers were alerted by pager at 09:22 this morning (Wednesday August 20th).
RNLB Ger Tigchelaar was launched within minutes in response to a call for help from a local fishing ve...Read Full Post »
|Posted on August 16, 2014 at 7:05 PM||comments (0)|
At 7.25pm on Saturday evening, August 16, Valentia Coast Guard requested Lough Derg RNLI Lifeboat to launch to assist five people, four adults and a child, on board a vessel reported broken down soon after setting out from Garrykennedy Harbour for Mountshannon Harbour, across the lake.
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|Posted on August 15, 2014 at 3:00 PM||comments (0)|
Arranmore RNLI lifeboat crew had a long call out this morning (Friday 15 August) to a 30ft yacht in trouble off Gola Island.
The pagers went off just before 2.00am with the lifeboat crew not returning home until nearly 8.00am. The lifeboat crew along with their colleagues from Bunbeg Coast Guard were called out to assist a 30 ft yacht with two people on bo...Read Full Post »
|Posted on August 14, 2014 at 11:20 AM||comments (0)|
|Posted on August 12, 2014 at 1:05 AM||comments (0)|
Volunteer lifeboat crew at Portaferry RNLI were called out on Monday 11 August, to a major incident on Strangford Lough.
A world championship sailing event, which has attracted competitors from around the world was being held at the East Down Yacht Club near Killyleagh County Do...Read Full Post »
|Posted on August 10, 2014 at 6:35 PM||comments (0)|
A boat at anchor caused the volunteer crew of Bundoran RNLI to launch on Sunday evening (10th August) just after 8.30pm.
The boat had been spotted near Mermaid’s Cove at Mullaghmore with nobody on board and had caused concern and the lifeboat launched to check it out.
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|Posted on August 10, 2014 at 3:15 PM||comments (0)|
Howth RNLI Lifeboat. Photo: Pat Moore
Howth RNLI all weather lifeboat launched at 1.20pm this afternoon (Sunday 10 August) to reports of a fishing trawler with a fouled propeller drifting north east of Lambay island.
The lifeboat crew located t...Read Full Post »
|Posted on August 9, 2014 at 4:55 PM||comments (0)|
One surfers got into difficulty this evening (Saturday 9th August) at Tullan Strand in Bundoran and were being swept out to sea when a member of the public spotted the situation and quickly called the emergency services whilst two other surfers went to his aid.
The pagers of the volunteer...Read Full Post »
|Posted on August 8, 2014 at 4:55 PM||comments (0)|
Lough Derg Lifeboat. Photo: Nicholas Leach
At 4pm on Friday afternoon, August 8, Valentia Coast Guard requested Lough Derg RNLI Lifeboat to launch to assist a family of five on board a vessel aground inside the Mountaineer Buoy at Ryan’s Point on Lough Derg.
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|Posted on August 8, 2014 at 5:40 AM||comments (0)|
As RNLI lifeguards approach the middle of the summer season, they have reminded anyone planning a beach visit to put safety first.
The charity’s lifeguards which are located on 10 beaches across the Causeway Coast and in county Down are experiencing a busy summer and h...Read Full Post »