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Lough Derg RNLI assist a person on 23ft speed boat broken down by The Goat Road

Posted on May 11, 2018 at 6:50 AM


At 6.10pm on Thursday May 10, Lough Derg RNLI launched following a request by Valentia Coast Guard to assist a person on a 23ft speed boat broken down by The Goat Road on the eastern shore of Lough Derg.


Photo: RNLI/Lough Derg


Winds were south-easterly, Force...

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Baltimore RNLI carries out medical evacuation from Sherkin Island

Posted on May 9, 2018 at 6:30 AM

Baltimore RNLI was launched on Monday evening (07 May) to carry out a medical evacuation from Sherkin Island.


Baltimore all-weather lifeboat. Photo: RNLI/Baltimore


The volunteer lifeboat crew launched th...

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Larne RNLI and Redbay RNLI called out to vessel lost in fog

Posted on May 8, 2018 at 4:45 AM


Larne RNLI launched their inshore lifeboat on Bank Holiday Monday (07 May) to reports of an 18ft motor vessel with two people on-board lost in foggy conditions near the Maidens Lighthouse.


Larne RNLI locate 18ft motor vessel in fog. Photo: RNLI/Larne


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RNLI and CRBI lifeboats launch to a fishing boat which caught fire and had to be abandoned south of Derrynane

Posted on May 7, 2018 at 9:50 AM


Lifeboats from Castletownbere RNLI, Derrynane Inshore Rescue Boat and Ballinskelligs lnshore Rescue were tasked by Valentia Coastguard today at 12.26pm (Monday 7 May) to go to the assistance of a Castletownbere fishing boat which caught fire and started taking water.


Castletown All-Weather lifeb...

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May Bank Holiday callout for Wicklow RNLI

Posted on May 7, 2018 at 9:05 AM


Wicklow RNLI all-weather lifeboat launched shortly after 4pm (Sunday 6 May) after the crew of a 40ft motor cruiser reported that they had fouled their propeller near the East Codling buoy while on passage from Wales.


Photo: RNLI/Wicklow


The motor c...

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Lough Derg RNLI assist two adults and a child on 27ft grounded cruiser

Posted on May 7, 2018 at 8:35 AM


At 4.25pm, (Sunday 6 May) Lough Derg RNLI launched following a request by Valentia Coast Guard to assist three people, two adults and a child, aboard a 27ft cruiser reported to be aground near Kilgarvan on the eastern shore of Lough Derg.


Lough Derg RNLI launch to grounded cruiser near Kilgarvan. ...

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Carrybridge RNLI lifeboat crew assist a sinking vessel with one man and his dog

Posted on May 6, 2018 at 1:35 PM


At 7.28am today (Sunday 6 May) Carrybridge RNLI inshore lifeboat, Douglas Euan & Kay Richards, launched following a request by Belfast coastguard to assist a 37foot cruiser which was taking on water on the lough near Belturbet, Co Cavan.


Callout to Belturbet. Photo: RNLI/Carrybridge

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Portrush RNLI volunteers assist casualty on land after lifeboat callout

Posted on May 6, 2018 at 1:10 PM


Portrush All-weather lifeboat was requested to launch this morning (Sunday 6 May) at 1.40am in response to a request from the coastguard.


Portrush RNLI on exercise. Photo: RNLI/Nigel Millard


However, before the boat was laun...

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Bank holiday callout for Rosslare Harbour RNLI helps tourist en route to Cork

Posted on May 6, 2018 at 12:50 PM


Rosslare Harbour RNLI had a callout during the bank holiday weekend to help a Dutch tourist on his motorboat when the vessel lost power near Rosslare while he was travelling from Dun Laoghaire to Cork.


Rosslare RNLI on exercise. Photo: RNLI/Nigel Millard


The call for help came...

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Wicklow RNLI assists fishing vessel with engine failure

Posted on May 4, 2018 at 8:50 AM


Wicklow RNLI all-weather lifeboat launched shortly after 3.30pm on Thursday afternoon, (3 May) following a launch request from the Coast Guard to assist a fishing vessel with engine failure, six miles off the Wicklow coast.


Wicklow All-Weather Lifeboat 47-035 'Annie Blaker'. Photo: RNLI/Tommy Dover


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