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|Posted on June 22, 2017 at 6:50 AM|
‘Sporting communities can play a major role in preventing deaths from drowning’
Dun Laoghaire RNLI and Bray Emmets GAA working together on drowning prevention. Photo: RNLI/Niamh Stephenson
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|Posted on June 21, 2017 at 1:15 PM|
Clifden RNLI received a launch request from the Irish Coast Guard at 7.16pm yesterday evening to assist a yacht gone aground in the Clifden Bay area.
The Atlantic 85 inshore lifeboat was launched and helm David Barry, ...Read Full Post »
|Posted on June 21, 2017 at 9:55 AM|
Union Hall RNLI were requested on Tuesday night (20 June) by Valentia Coast Guard at 8.32pm to provide assistance to a 6.5m yacht with two people onboad, seven and half miles south of Adam Island at the entrance to Glandore harbour.
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|Posted on June 20, 2017 at 7:05 PM|
Larne RNLI launched their all-weather lifeboat Dr John McSparron and inshore lifeboat Terry last night (Monday 19 June) to help five people cut off by the tide on rocks at the Black Arch.
Five teenagers rescued at Black Arch by Larne RNLI. Photo: Larne Coastguard.
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|Posted on June 20, 2017 at 4:05 PM|
The volunteer crew was alerted by the Irish Coast Guard in M...Read Full Post »
|Posted on June 20, 2017 at 3:50 PM|
Skerries RNLI volunteers were tasked on three separate occasions last weekend with the pagers sounding once on Saturday (17 June) and twice on Sunday (18 June).
Skerries RNLI Recovering their Atlantic 85 Inshore Lifeboat. Photo: RNLI/Gerry Canning
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|Posted on June 19, 2017 at 12:45 PM|
On the afternoon of Thursday last, (15 June) at 12:10pm, Helvick Head RNLI was tasked to an incident at Ballynacourty, Dungarvan Bay believed to be a grounded cabin cruiser.
Helvick Head RNLI assist crusier after it struck rocks. Photo: RNLI/Pat Browne
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|Posted on June 18, 2017 at 1:45 PM|
At 6.13pm the lifeboat ...Read Full Post »
|Posted on June 18, 2017 at 11:40 AM|
Volunteer lifeboat crew with Red Bay RNLI rescued two people on Saturday afternoon (17 June) after the kayak they were in capsized and left them clinging to the upturned vessel and shouting for help in the water near Waterfoot in County Antrim.
Red Bay RNLI rescue two people clinging to capsized kayak. Phot...Read Full Post »
|Posted on June 15, 2017 at 5:15 AM|
Wicklow RNLI's all-weather lifeboat launched at 2.50pm yesterday afternoon (Wednesday 14 June) to assist the crew of a whelk fishing vessel off the Wicklow coast.
Wicklow All-weather lifeboat returning after the callout. Photo: RNLI/Tommy Dover
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