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Wicklow RNLI rescue jet skier

Posted on July 4, 2015 at 2:25 AM Comments comments (0)


Wicklow RNLI rescue jet skier. Photo: RNLI/Wicklow


 

Wicklow RNLI inshore lifeboat launched at 2.25pm on Friday afternoon (3 July) to assist a jet skier north of the harbour.


The jet skier had set off from Wicklow. He was about a h...

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RNLI beach lifeguard unit on Benone Strand vandalised second time in a week

Posted on July 3, 2015 at 8:35 AM Comments comments (0)


Benone Strand Unit. Photo: RNLI/Lifeguards


 

The RNLI beach lifeguard unit on Benone Strand on the North coast has been vandalised for a second time in a week.


During what is traditionally one of the RNLI lifeguard’s busiest ...

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Howth RNLI rescue 4 kayakers in difficulty

Posted on July 1, 2015 at 7:10 PM Comments comments (0)


Howth RNLI Volunteer lifeboat crew of Ian Martin (Helm), Killian O'Reilly & Joss Walsh (aboard Kayak in tow) returning with casualties to Howth lifeboat station. Photo: RNLI/Noel Davidson


 

Howth RNLI inshore lifeboat launched at 4.40pm Monday 29 June to reports of 4 men in 2 kayaks in difficulties one mile north of Howth harbou...

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Belfast RNLI operational for four days only during Tall Ships Race

Posted on July 1, 2015 at 3:20 PM Comments comments (0)


Belfast RNLI operational for four days only during Tall Ships Race. Photo: RNLI


 

The RNLI, the charity that saves lives at sea, will have a fully operational lifeboat station in Belfast City from 9am (2 July) right through to Sunday evening (5 July) for the Tall Ships Race.


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Baltimore RNLI continue search for third person after tragedy off west Cork coast

Posted on July 1, 2015 at 6:40 AM Comments comments (0)

Baltimore all-weather lifeboat. Photo: RNLI/Baltimore



Baltimore RNLI is continuing their search this morning for a third person who got into difficulty off the coast of west Cork following a tragic accident yesterday evening (Tuesday 30 June).


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RNLI honours contribution of Irish volunteers at the Annual Awards

Posted on June 29, 2015 at 9:40 AM Comments comments (0)

RNLI honours contribution of Irish volunteers at the Annual Awards. Photo: RNLI/Pat Moore



The RNLI held its Annual Presentation of Awards at the Guinness Storehouse on Saturday (27 June 2015) where the charity presented 55 awards to volunteers, groups and businesses from across the country.

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Union Hall RNLI rescue five men from 54ft French yacht

Posted on June 27, 2015 at 8:40 AM Comments comments (0)

Union Hall RNLI rescue five men from 54ft French yacht. Photo: RNLI/Union Hall


Union Hall RNLI has rescued five men on Friday evening (26 June) after their yacht was in danger of hitting rocks off the coast of west Cork.


The ...

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Rosslare Harbour RNLI assist six people in early morning call out

Posted on June 27, 2015 at 5:50 AM Comments comments (0)


Rosslare Harbour RNLI assist six people in early morning call out. Photo: RNLI/Wicklow



Rosslare Harbour RNLI assisted six people in the early hours of Friday morning (26 June) after their yacht got into difficulty off the Wexford coast.


Vo...

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Lough Swilly RNLI rescue three fishermen missing off Donegal coast

Posted on June 19, 2015 at 11:05 AM Comments comments (0)

First rescue for Lough Swilly RNLI’s new Shannon class lifeboat.


In the early hours of this morning (Friday 19 June) Lough Swilly RNLI rescued three fishermen who had been reported missing after they failed to return home. It was the first rescue for Lough Swilly RNLI’s new Shannon class lifeboat and her v...

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Courtmacsherry RNLI in rescue of single handed sailor off Old Head of Kinsale

Posted on June 18, 2015 at 3:10 AM Comments comments (0)

Courtmacsherry RNLI rescue solo sailor. Photo: RNLI/Courtmacsherry


 

The Courtmacsherry RNLI all-weather lifeboat was called out at 7.10 pm ton Wednesday evening (17 June) to answer a distress call from a Racing Yacht in difficulty off the West Cork Coast.


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