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Knock Ecumenical Service to mark RNLIs 190 years of saving lives at sea

Posted on July 30, 2014 at 1:20 AM Comments comments (0)

Knock Ecumenical Service to mark RNLI’s 190 years of saving lives at sea. Photo: RNLI/Nigel Millard


 

A special Ecumenical Service will be held at Knock Shrine in county Mayo next weekend to mark the 190th anniversary of the RNLI.


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Knock Ecumenical Service to mark RNLI???s 190 years of saving lives at sea

Posted on July 30, 2014 at 1:20 AM Comments comments (0)

Knock Ecumenical Service to mark RNLI’s 190 years of saving lives at sea. Photo: RNLI/Nigel Millard


 

A special Ecumenical Service will be held at Knock Shrine in county Mayo next weekend to mark the 190th anniversary of the RNLI.


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Arranmore RNLI evacuates injured man on Ederinis Island

Posted on July 30, 2014 at 1:05 AM Comments comments (0)

Arranmore lifeboat. Photo: RNLI/John Rafferty



The lifeboat crew at Arranmore RNLI was called to Ederinis Island off the coast of Burtonport at 12.45pm to...
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RNLI sea safety road show coming to Arklow this Bank Holiday Weekend

Posted on July 29, 2014 at 9:10 AM Comments comments (0)

With the recent and continuing good weather lots of people have been taking to the water and beaches.


As part of RNLI Arklows Maritime festival weekend August 1-3, Arklow RNLI are delighted to welcome and host the RNLI Sea Safety Roadshow on August 1 & 2.

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Courtmacsherry RNLI rescue five people from 66ft yacht

Posted on July 29, 2014 at 5:20 AM Comments comments (0)

Courtmacsherry RNLI has rescued five people today after their 66ft yacht got into difficulty off the coast of Cork.


The volunteer lifeboat crew was called out at 3.20pm this afternoon (Monday 28 July) to go to the aid of the large yacht which had got into difficulties 23 miles south east of Courtmscsherry Bay.


 

The all-weather lifeboat under Sec...

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Wicklow RNLI lifeboat called out during station open day

Posted on July 28, 2014 at 5:15 AM Comments comments (0)

Wicklow Lifeboat crew at the Open Day. Photo: Wicklow/RNLI


Wicklow RNLI were called out during their station open day today (Sunday 27 July).


All day a steady stream of people passed through the doors to look behin...

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Lough Ree RNLI has four callouts in 24 hours before welcoming new lifeboat

Posted on July 28, 2014 at 3:40 AM Comments comments (0)


Lough Ree lifeboat. Photo: RNLI/Joe Relihan


 

It was been a busy weekend for the volunteer lifeboat crew with Lough Ree RNLI.


On Friday evening the lifeboat launched 6.30 pm for a cruiser with engine ...

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Dunmore East RNLI help lifeboat man say I do in style

Posted on July 27, 2014 at 2:05 PM Comments comments (0)

Dunmore East volunteer lifeboat crewmember, Roy Abrahamsson, married Tramore native, Caroline Kiely, in Dunmore East this weekend and Roy’s lifeboat colleagues turned up in full life-saving kit to wish the couple every happiness in their married life.


It was an emotional day, as Roy is from a hugely re...

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Portrush RNLI kept busy as Summer arrives on the North Coast

Posted on July 27, 2014 at 5:40 AM Comments comments (0)

Portrush ALB going to Ballycastle. Photo: Tim Nelson


 

Summer certainly hit the North Coast of Ireland with a bang this week. As temperatures topped 27 degrees, the volunteer crew of Portrush Lifeboat Station experienced one of their busiest weeks.

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Lough Derg RNLI Lifeboat launched to assist two people on board a 27ft cruiser

Posted on July 27, 2014 at 5:30 AM Comments comments (0)

At 9.45pm on Saturday evening, July 26, Valentia Coast Guard requested Lough Derg RNLI Lifeboat to launch to assist two people on board a cruiser aground at Drominagh, at the northern end of Lough Derg.


The lifeboat launched at 9.55pm with Helm Peter Clarke, Ger Egan and David Moore on boar...

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