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RNLI lifeboats to join Search and Rescue partners in major Irish exercise

Posted on September 1, 2017 at 2:35 PM

RNLI lifeboats from Dunmore East and Kilmore Quay are due to take part in a major maritime exercise this Saturday (2 September) in Dunmore East, County Waterford.

Dunmore East All-Weather Lifeboat. Photo: RNLI/Nicholas Leach

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Skerries RNLI to name new lifeboat Louis Simson in memory of a beloved husband

Posted on August 29, 2013 at 2:35 PM

Skerries RNLI lifeboat 'Louis Simson'. Photo: RNLI/Eric Walsh

A new Atlantic 85 lifeboat for Skerries RNLI is to be officially named Louis Simson during a ceremony at the lifeboat station in the north county Dublin coastal town at ...

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Castletownbere RNLI to host official opening ceremony for new lifeboat station

Posted on May 10, 2013 at 3:40 AM

Castletownbere RNLI to officially open new station. Photo: RNLI/Michael O'Sullivan


Castletownbere RNLI in west Cork will officially open its new lifeboat station on Saturday, 18 May.


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Baltimore RNLI to name new Tamar class lifeboat Alan Massey

Posted on September 17, 2012 at 7:15 PM

Photo : RNLI/Provision/Michael MacSweeney

Author : Niamh Stephenson, Public Relations Manager - RNLI Ireland

A sister’s legacy in memory of her beloved brother will be honoured next Satu...

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Baltimore RNLI prepare to welcome Tamar class lifeboat Alan Massey to its new home

Posted on February 14, 2012 at 5:10 AM

Baltimore RNLI's new Tamar class lifeboat Alan Massey getting ready to leave Poole for home. Photo : RNLI/Shane Smyth

Event: Arrival of Baltimore RNLI’s new Tamar class lifeboat

Date & time: Wednesday...
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