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Castletownbere RNLI lifeboat launches to boat in difficulty in West Cork

Posted on August 1, 2014 at 6:10 AM Comments comments (0)

A major multi-agency air and sea operation was put into action yesterday evening (Thursday 31 July) when two men in a boat were reported to be in difficulty in a small boat at Dunmanus Bay, West Cork.


The Castletownbere lifeboat, under coxswain Brian O’Driscoll, was tasked just after ...

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Lough Derg RNLI Lifeboat assists 2 people and their dog on grounded cruiser

Posted on July 31, 2014 at 8:00 PM Comments comments (0)

At 8.05pm on Thursday evening, July 31, Valentia Coast Guard requested Lough Derg RNLI Lifeboat to launch to assist two people and their dog on board a cruiser aground at Sandy Bottom, close to the lifeboat station, in Dromineer Bay.


The lifeboat launched at 8.12pm with Helm Eleanor Hooker, Ger Egan and...

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Castletownbere RNLI help injured couple after yacht gets into difficulty near Bere Island

Posted on July 31, 2014 at 7:45 PM Comments comments (0)

Lifeboat crew with Castletownbere RNLI launched on Wednesday (30 July 2014) to help a couple who had become injured when the 40 ft yacht they were sailing on, at Laurence’s Cove, got into difficultly. On arriving at the scene, the lifeboat crew had to board the vessel and treat the injured woman before bringing the couple to safety at Castletownbere harbour in Cork.

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Ballycotton RNLI rescue four teenage canoeists caught out by change in weather

Posted on July 31, 2014 at 6:30 PM Comments comments (0)

Ballycotton RNLI has rescued four teenagers who got into difficulty this evening when out on a canoeing venture.


The volunteer crew was alerted shortly after 8 o’clock (Thursday 31 July) and requested to go to the aid of four canoeists who were sheltering from a southerly wind at Ballycotton Ligh...

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Lucky Seven as Larne RNLI clocks up the call outs during busy season

Posted on July 31, 2014 at 5:50 AM Comments comments (0)

The volunteer lifeboat crew with Larne RNLI have not had much time to relax over the summer, as their lifeboats have been launched seven times since the end of June.


The call outs were to a variety of incidents, including a man in trouble in the water, drifting vessels and false alarms with good intent. Than...

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Lough Derg RNLI assist two people on broken down 24ft cruiser

Posted on July 30, 2014 at 4:55 PM Comments comments (0)

Lough Derg RNLI has assisted two people this evening adter their 24ft cruiser got into difficulty and was drifting across the lake near Portumna.


The inshore lifeboat launched at 4.45pm today (Wednesday 30 July) with helm Eleanor Hooker and crew members Jason Freeman and Keith Brennan on bo...

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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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