The latest news releases from the RNLI and CRBI
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|Posted on January 15, 2017 at 1:30 PM|
Arklow RNLI launched for the first time in 2017 in response to a call for assistance from a 17 metre Sailing vessel which was enroute from Scotland to Arklow.
It was reported that a member of the crew of 8 had sustained an injury to the head and his condition had deteriorated.
The dedicated voluntee...Read Full Post »
|Posted on August 11, 2016 at 7:30 PM|
Loftus Hall present Fethard RNLI with 12K donation for new lifeboat. Photo: Patrick Browne
Fethard RNLI have received a major boost for their inshore lifeboat appeal after receiving a €12,000 donation from local business, Loftus Hall.
Ahead of the much anticipated RNL...Read Full Post »
|Posted on August 7, 2016 at 1:40 PM|
Crosshaven lifeboat was launched this afternoon after a member of the public alerted the Coast Guard to an inflatable Dinghy with 3 persons on board being blown out to sea.
The lifeboat launched ...Read Full Post »
|Posted on August 7, 2016 at 1:25 PM|
Volunteer crew from Kinsale RNLI launched twice overnight on Saturday (6 August) and into the early hours of Sunday (7 August).
Kinsale RNLI lifeboat first launched at 9.40pm to aid a 26ft yacht that had become propp...Read Full Post »
|Posted on August 7, 2016 at 1:05 PM|
|Posted on August 5, 2016 at 6:20 AM|
Ballycotton RNLI rescued a child yesterday evening after an off shore breeze pulled her inflatable dinghy out to sea.
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|Posted on August 4, 2016 at 2:45 PM|
RNLI lifeguards discover old mortar bomb on Murlough Beach. Photo: RNLI
RNLI lifeguards created an exclusion zone up to 300m on Murlough Beach on Monday afternoon (1 August) following the discovery of an old mortar bomb.
Senior lifeguard Peter Kinkaid and lifeguar...Read Full Post »
|Posted on August 4, 2016 at 4:35 AM|
At 1:07am on Wednesday (August 3rd) Baltimore lifeboat and Coast Guard helicopter Rescue 115 were tasked to assist a 20m trawler, with 6 crew aboard that had lost power 1nm from the Fastnet Rock lighthouse. Within 35minutes after putting to sea Bal...Read Full Post »
|Posted on August 4, 2016 at 1:10 AM|
The RNLI beach lifeguard unit on Benone Strand on the North coast has been vandalised for a second time this season.
A member of the public reported tha...Read Full Post »
|Posted on August 2, 2016 at 2:00 PM|
Alex Ellis-Roswell is walking around Ireland in aid of the RNLI. Photo: RNLI/Alex Ellis Roswell
A young man who set off on a marathon journey nearly two years ago this week, to walk the entire Irish and UK coastline to raise funds for the RNLI (Royal National Lifeboat Institution), is about to reach a major milestone.
Alex Ellis-...Read Full Post »