The latest news releases from the RNLI and CRBI
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|Posted on October 16, 2017 at 1:30 PM|
Volunteer lifeboat crew with Rosslare RNLI launched this morning (Monday 16 October) during Storm Ophelia to rescue three men onboard a 10m yacht after they issued a Mayday.
Rosslare Harbour lifeboat under Coxswain Eamonn O’Rourke brought a stricken yacht back to safety this morning. Ferocious se...Read Full Post »
|Posted on October 15, 2017 at 10:30 AM|
A volunteer crew from Portaferry RNLI were preparing for a training exercise when they received a call to go to the aid of a man who had been thrown from a small motor boat which was subsequently spinning out of control.
Portaferry RNLI goes to reports of Dory spinning out of control. Ph...Read Full Post »
|Posted on October 10, 2017 at 11:55 AM|
Clifden RNLI rescued six people on Sunday afternoon after their boat broke down in the Killary harbour area of Connemara.
Photo: Nicholas Leach
Clifden RNLI’s all-weather and inshore lifeboats were launched shortly before 1pm on Sunday (8 Octo...Read Full Post »
|Posted on October 3, 2017 at 10:50 AM|
|Posted on October 2, 2017 at 5:05 AM|
Wicklow RNLI all-weather and Inshore lifeboats were requested to launch by the Coast Guard on Sunday afternoon at 3.30pm (1st October) after a nine metre yacht with three people on board was reported to have lost its mast and rigging while racing in Wicklow bay.
Wicklow RNLI all-weather lifeboat with the d...Read Full Post »
|Posted on September 25, 2017 at 2:55 AM|
|Posted on September 21, 2017 at 4:05 AM|
|Posted on September 20, 2017 at 10:50 AM|
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|Posted on September 11, 2017 at 9:25 AM|
Union Hall RNLI was requested to launch on Sunday afternoon (10 September) at 4.21pm by Valentia Coast Guard to reports of a yacht after breaking it's mooring in Glandore harbour and was heading for rocks.
Union Hall RNLI
The v...Read Full Post »
|Posted on September 10, 2017 at 8:00 PM|
Wicklow all-weather lifeboat launched shortly before 6pm on Saturday evening (9 September) to assist a thirteen metre yacht in difficulties off the Wicklow Coast.
Wicklow All-Weather Lifeboat launching on service. Photo: RNLI/Wicklow
The yacht was on passage f...Read Full Post »