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RNLI launches H2Only challenge - 10 days drinking water for Irish lifeboats

Posted on May 27, 2015 at 4:50 AM Comments comments (0)

 


Charlie Glynn is undertaking the H2Only challenge. Photo: RNLI/Kilrush


No tea. No coffee. No fizzy drinks. No wine. No beer. No orange juice. The RNLI is challenging people to give up all drinks except water for 10 days for the H2Only challenge to raise funds for the lifesaving charity.

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Kilkeel RNLI rescue two people on Carlingford Lough after dinghy capsize

Posted on May 26, 2015 at 3:45 AM Comments comments (0)

Kilkeel RNLI rescue two people on Carlingford Lough after dinghy capsize


 

 

Volunteer lifeboat crew with Kilkeel RNLI launched yesterday evening (Sunday 24 May) at 6.30pm following reports of two people in the water off Killowen Point on Carlingford Lough. It is understood a member of the public raised the alarm on seeing two...

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Clifden RNLI carries out first medical evacuation off Inishbofin Island

Posted on May 21, 2015 at 1:20 PM Comments comments (0)

Clifden RNLI carried out its first medical evacuation off Inishbofin Island today (Thursday 21 May).


In what was the fourth call out this week for the station, the volunteer lifeboat crew was paged shortly after 11.30am following a report that a casualty required assistan...

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Lough Derg RNLI assist two people after 30ft cruiser runs aground

Posted on May 18, 2015 at 1:30 AM Comments comments (0)


Lough Derg RNLI assist two people after 30ft cruiser runs aground. Photo: RNLI/Lough Derg


 

Lough Derg RNLI launched on Sunday evening (17 May) to assist two people on board a 30ft cruiser which had ran aground.


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Bundoran RNLI launch after swimmers get into difficulty off Roguey

Posted on May 18, 2015 at 1:15 AM Comments comments (0)

Bundoran Lifeboat. Photo: RNLI

The volunteer crew of Bundoran RNLI were called out this evening (Saturday 16 May) to reports of swimmers in trouble near the diving boards in Bundoran.


The emergency call ...

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Red Bay RNLI to trial all weather lifeboat on North Antrim Coast

Posted on May 15, 2015 at 2:00 PM Comments comments (0)

Mersey Class Lifeboat. Photo: RNLI



The RNLI has today (Friday 15 May) announced that following a review of lifeboat cover in Northern Ireland, an additional all weather lifeboat will be put on service on the North Antrim Coast.


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Rosslare Harbour RNLI assists two crew after 40ft yacht gets into difficulty

Posted on May 11, 2015 at 9:50 AM Comments comments (0)


Rosslare Harbour RNLI assists two crew after 40ft yacht gets into difficulty. Photo: RNLI/Rosslare Harbour


 

Rosslare Harbour RNLI assisted two crew members on board a 40ft yacht which got into difficulty last night (Sunday 10 May).


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Kilkeel RNLI goes to aid of stricken yacht

Posted on May 11, 2015 at 5:40 AM Comments comments (0)

Kilkeel RNLI goes to aid of stricken yacht. Photo: RNLI/Kilkeel


Kilkeel RNLI volunteer lifeboat crew Ernest McKee (Helm), William Charleton, Suzanne McCullough and Gerry Smyth responded to a call at 8pm to go to the aid of the 25ft yacht Sundancer in difficulty south of the Hellyhunter Buoy, off Carlingford Lo...

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Galway RNLI rescue a woman from the River Corrib

Posted on May 7, 2015 at 6:50 AM Comments comments (0)


Galway RNLI lifeboat


A woman is recovering in hospital after being rescued from the River Corrib in Galway city last night.


 

The alarm was raised by members of the public who spotted the woman in the river being swept out to sea at around ...

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Clifden RNLI rescues two fishermen after boats gets into difficulty

Posted on May 6, 2015 at 10:10 AM Comments comments (0)

Clifden RNLI rescues two fishermen after boats gets into difficulty.



Clifden RNLI rescued two lobster fishermen yesterday (Tuesday 5 May) after their boat got into difficulty on the Connemara coastline.


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