|Posted on December 15, 2017 at 3:35 AM|
Arklow Lifeboat was launched at approximately 12.00 on 13/12/17 to assist a sailing vessel which had requested assistance form the Irish Coastguard.
Our crew was tasked to the scene...Read Full Post »
|Posted on December 4, 2017 at 4:45 PM|
Volunteers at Union Hall RNLI are celebrating the news that their lifeboat station in West Cork is to be formally established following a successful trial.
Photo: Anne Minihane
The recommendation subject to the prov...Read Full Post »
|Posted on October 23, 2017 at 4:30 AM|
Skerries RNLI launched on Sunday evening (22 October) after receiving reports of a medical emergency on Lambay island.
Skerries RNLI Launching The Atlantic 85 Lifeboat. Photo: RNLI/Gerry Canning
Shortly after 8.30pm the alarm was raised by a m...Read Full Post »
|Posted on October 22, 2017 at 8:05 AM|
At a special naming ceremony and service of dedication held on Saturday (21 October), Clifden RNLI officially named its new D class lifeboat, Celia Mary, in the Connemara coastal town.
Photo: RNLI/Catherine Pryce
The honour of hand...Read Full Post »
|Posted on October 18, 2017 at 1:05 AM|
Arklow Lifeboat launched on Tuesday evening (October 17) following a call for assistance from the crew of a U.K. registered sailing vessel which had suffered mechanical failure.
Arklow Lifeboat with sailing vessel under tow. Photo: RNLI/Arklow
The volunteer crew were task...Read Full Post »
|Posted on October 17, 2017 at 6:05 AM|
Both Larne and Bangor RNLI were requested to launch on Monday night (16 October) by Belfast Coastguard during Storm Ophelia.
Photo: Trevor Hartnett
The volunteer lifeboat crew pagers sounded at 9.25pm following reports of a person in t...Read Full Post »
|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|