The latest news releases from the RNLI and CRBI
Our goal is to bring you accurate and up-to-date news from the RNLI and CRBI. In addition, the website aims to inform you of events, functions etc.
Our aim at IrishLifeboats.com is simple: To spread the word of the great work done by the RNLI and CRBI around the Irish Coastline.
Get in touch with us if you have any queries or have something that you would like us to cover.
E-mail us at [email protected]
|Posted on March 22, 2018 at 3:05 AM|
|Posted on March 12, 2018 at 2:00 AM|
At approximately 5.45pm, Clogherhead RNLI's all-weather lifeboa...Read Full Post »
|Posted on March 8, 2018 at 6:15 AM|
Early on Tuesday afternoon, (6 March), a volunteer crew from Portaferry RNLI was tasked to go the aid of a woman stranded on one of Strangford Lough’s many islands.
Portaferry RNLI’s ‘Bluepeter V’ Atlantic 85 class lifeboat puts the woman and dog safely ashore at Island Hill. Photo: RN...Read Full Post »
|Posted on March 5, 2018 at 5:35 AM|
Volunteer lifeboat crew with Donaghadee RNLI abandoned their Saturday evening to assist a 315 tonne Spanish fishing boat with 18 crew members onboard, which had a broken down engine, and bring it safety in Belfast Harbour.
Donaghadee RNLI called out to assist huge trawler. Photo: RNLI/DonaghadeeRead Full Post »
|Posted on March 3, 2018 at 9:00 AM|
In the aftermath of storm Emma and the heavy snowfalls around the country the Irish Coast Guard and the RNLI have issued a joint call for people to exercise caution and remain vigilant around the coast and near rivers.
High tides, onshore easterly winds and a sharp rise...Read Full Post »
|Posted on February 28, 2018 at 4:55 AM|
Baltimore RNLI were called out on Monday afternoon (26 February) to a fishing trawler with five people on board which had broken down 50 miles off the coast of Baltimore, West Cork.
The volunteer lifeboat crew launched their...Read Full Post »
|Posted on February 25, 2018 at 5:25 AM|
Wicklow RNLI inshore lifeboat was launched shortly after 6-30pm on Saturday evening (24 February), to a reported person in the water near the East pier.
The casualty was recovered from the water by the lifeboat crew a short time later and taken ashore, where they were transferred into th...Read Full Post »
|Posted on February 23, 2018 at 1:10 AM|
Wicklow RNLI all-weather Tyne class lifeboat Annie Blaker, launched shortly after 8am on Thursday morning (22 February) to assist a whelk trawler with engine failure in Wicklow bay.
Photo: RNLI/Tommy Dover
The lifeboat crew ...Read Full Post »
|Posted on February 19, 2018 at 1:25 AM|
Galway RNLI rescued a man who got into difficulty after his dinghy capsized on Galway Bay on Sunday afternoon (18 February).
Photo: Galway RNLI
The incident happened off Hare Island shortly before 1pm. A member of the public saw the man was unable to right the 15 foot vess...Read Full Post »
|Posted on February 16, 2018 at 8:40 AM|
Members of Clogherhead RNLI have been overwhelmed with the local support for ‘The Night at the Oskars’, a major fundraising event being staged to raise funds for the station’s new Shannon class lifeboat, which is due to arrive in 2019.
A night at the Oskars. Photo: RNLI/ClogherheadRead Full Post »