|Posted on August 14, 2017 at 10:10 AM|
Volunteers from Courtown RNLI in County Wexford kept a teenage girl with suspected spinal injuries afloat in the sea for 40 minutes after she fell off an inflatable donut.
The rescue which took place on Friday afternoon last (11 August) unfolded when a member of the public raised the...Read Full Post »
|Posted on August 13, 2017 at 10:20 AM|
Arklow Lifeboat launched following a Pager Alert at 12.03 on Sunday afternoon (August 13).
Arklow RNLI locate both kayakers. Photo: RNLI/Brendan Dillon
The Coast Guard had been alerted by friends of 2 Kayakers, who it was reported were overdue back at Ennereilly Strand, N...Read Full Post »
|Posted on August 12, 2017 at 9:35 AM|
Following a pager alert by the Irish Coast Guard at 5.13pm on Friday evening Arklow Lifeboat was launched to assist flank station Courtown RNLI & Waterford based Rescue 117 Helicopter in an ongoing rescue.
Photo: RNLI/Brendan Dillon
Arklow Lifeboat proceeded to the scene approx...Read Full Post »
|Posted on August 4, 2017 at 1:55 AM|
Baltimore RNLI launched on Thursday morning (3 August) to reports of a vessel adrift in Crookhaven Harbour, West Cork.
The volunteer lifeboat crew launched their all-weather lifeboat following a request from the Irish...Read Full Post »
|Posted on August 3, 2017 at 12:05 PM|
The RNLI and the Irish Coast Guard are issuing a joint call this Bank Holiday weekend urging people to be vigilant and to take care on the water and along the coastline.
It comes as both organisations note that August was the busiest mo...Read Full Post »
|Posted on August 2, 2017 at 2:05 AM|
Rosslare Harbour RNLI was involved in an extensive search off the Wexford coast yesterday (Tuesday 1 August) after a swimmer was reported to have been swept out to sea.
The alarm was raised shortly after 3pm by a member of the public who reported what they thou...Read Full Post »
|Posted on July 31, 2017 at 2:15 PM|
A mother and her two children were rescued on Saturday afternoon (29 July) in a joint operation between Wicklow RNLI and the Irish Coast Guard at Silver strand beach.
Wicklow RNLI Inshore lifeboat launching to incident at Silver Strand. Photo: RNLI/Tommy Dover
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|Posted on July 23, 2017 at 9:40 AM|
Ballycotton RNLI launched their all-weather lifeboat early yesterday (Saturday 22 July) at 9.28am following a request from Falmouth coastguard who reported the activation of an EPIRB (an Emergency Position Indicating Radio Beacon) approximately sixty miles off the Cork coast.
Fourteen hour tow ...Read Full Post »
|Posted on July 20, 2017 at 8:55 AM|
Carrybridge RNLI in County Fermanagh launched on Wednesday morning (19 July) in response to a report of a gas explosion on a vessel at a marina in Carrybridge.
Photo: RNLI/Nuala McAloon
The volunteer lifeboat crew was requ...Read Full Post »
|Posted on July 10, 2017 at 6:15 AM|
Whilst on exercise to Mullaghmore on Sunday morning (9thJuly), the volunteer crew of the Bundoran RNLI Lifeboat responded to a pan-pan emergency call from Malin Head Coast Guard at 11.40am.
A five metre rib had been found at Malin B...Read Full Post »