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|Posted on June 29, 2015 at 9:40 AM||comments (0)|
The RNLI held its Annual Presentation of Awards at the Guinness Storehouse on Saturday (27 June 2015) where the charity presented 55 awards to volunteers, groups and businesses from across the country.Read Full Post »
|Posted on June 27, 2015 at 8:40 AM||comments (0)|
Union Hall RNLI has rescued five men on Friday evening (26 June) after their yacht was in danger of hitting rocks off the coast of west Cork.
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|Posted on June 27, 2015 at 5:50 AM||comments (0)|
Rosslare Harbour RNLI assist six people in early morning call out. Photo: RNLI/Wicklow
Rosslare Harbour RNLI assisted six people in the early hours of Friday morning (26 June) after their yacht got into difficulty off the Wexford coast.
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|Posted on June 20, 2015 at 5:00 PM||comments (0)|
Wicklow RNLI launched to investigate floating object Both Wicklow RNLI lifeboats launched this afternoon (Saturday 20th June) at 3.10pm, to investigate a report of an object floating in the sea off the beach at Brittas Bay.Read Full Post »
|Posted on June 19, 2015 at 11:05 AM||comments (0)|
In the early hours of this morning (Friday 19 June) Lough Swilly RNLI rescued three fishermen who had been reported missing after they failed to return home. It was the first rescue for Lough Swilly RNLI’s new Shannon class lifeboat and her v...Read Full Post »
|Posted on June 18, 2015 at 3:10 AM||comments (0)|
Courtmacsherry RNLI rescue solo sailor. Photo: RNLI/Courtmacsherry
The Courtmacsherry RNLI all-weather lifeboat was called out at 7.10 pm ton Wednesday evening (17 June) to answer a distress call from a Racing Yacht in difficulty off the West Cork Coast.
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|Posted on June 17, 2015 at 11:40 AM||comments (0)|
Clogherhead RNLI is encouraging leisure craft owners to get their lifejackets checked free of charge by the RNLI at the upcoming Drogheda Maritime Festival this weekend.
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|Posted on June 16, 2015 at 4:30 PM||comments (0)|
Six teenagers have been rescued by Crosshaven RNLI this morning (Tuesday 16 June) after a member of the public spotted them in the water and raised the alarm.
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|Posted on June 15, 2015 at 8:15 PM||comments (0)|
Lough Derg lifeboat. Photo: RNLI/Lough Derg
At 8.03pm on Monday evening, June 15, Valentia Coast Guard requested Lough Derg RNLI Lifeboat to launch to assist four people on board a 24ft yacht, aground in Sandy Bottom, in Dromineer Bay.
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|Posted on June 15, 2015 at 10:55 AM||comments (0)|
Wexford RNLI assists broken down yacht. Photo: RNLI/Wexford
Volunteer lifeboat crew from Wexford and Rosslare Harbour RNLI launched yesterday afternoon (Sunday 14 June) to go to the assistance of two people onboard a 37ft yacht which got into difficulty off Wexford’s east coast.
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