The latest news releases from the RNLI and CRBI
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|Posted on August 29, 2017 at 1:05 AM|
Wicklow all weather lifeboat launched at 8.37pm on Monday evening (28 August) to search for an overdue kayak with two people.
Wicklow All-Weather Lifeboat. Photo: RNLI/Wicklow
The Kayakers were reported overdue to the Coast Gu...Read Full Post »
|Posted on August 28, 2017 at 8:30 AM|
It’s been a busy time for volunteer crew at Larne RNLI with three launches in three days.
Larne RNLI launch to motor boat with engine difficulties 23 August. Photo: RNLI/Larne RNLI
On Tuesday 22 August at 1.45pm Larne All-weather lifeboat and ins...Read Full Post »
|Posted on August 22, 2017 at 2:30 PM|
At 3.30pm, Monday August 21, Valentia Coast Guard requested Lough Derg RNLI lifeboat to assist 6 people after their 30ft motorboat ran aground behind the Corakeen Islands near Dromineer Bay.
Photo: RNLI/Lough Derg
The lifeboat launched with helm Eleanor Hooker, Ger...Read Full Post »
|Posted on August 21, 2017 at 7:15 PM|
Wicklow inshore lifeboat was launched at 3.40pm on Sunday afternoon (20 August) to assist Wicklow Ambulance Service with the medical evacuation of an injured sailor.
Wicklow inshore lifeboat crew bring the casualty ashore. Photo: RNLI/Tommy Dover
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|Posted on August 19, 2017 at 4:00 AM|
Arranmore RNLI lifeboat crew responded to their third call out in a week today (Friday 18 August) to assist a 24 metre, 245 tonne fishing boat with five people on board which got into difficulty after experiencing engine failure.
Arranmore RNLI on 14 hour callout. Photo: RNLI/Arranmore
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|Posted on August 17, 2017 at 4:50 PM|
Arklow RNLI’s volunteers launched this afternoon following a pager alert at 1.43pm (17 August) to a call for help from a sailing vessel with two people onboard which had developed engine trouble.
Photo: RNLI/Brendan Dillon
In moder...Read Full Post »
|Posted on August 15, 2017 at 6:45 AM|
Baltimore RNLI assisted two sailors on Monday evening (14 August) after their yacht lost power off Mizen Head off the coast of West Cork.
Baltimore RNLI inshore lifeboat. Photo: RNLI/Kate Callanan
The alarm had been r...Read Full Post »
|Posted on August 14, 2017 at 2:30 PM|
Union Hall RNLI came to the aid of two people when their 28ft boat got into difficulty this afternoon (Monday 14 August) at Scullane point west of Castlehaven harbour.
Paddy Moloney's first callout. Photo: RNLI/Pamela Deasy
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|Posted on August 14, 2017 at 2:00 PM|
Lough Ree RNLI rescued two people from a grounded 40ft steel cruiser in Carrownure Bay on the Roscommon shore during a three hour search operation in the early hours of this morning.
The Irish Coast Guard alerted the volunteer li...Read Full Post »
|Posted on August 14, 2017 at 10:10 AM|
Volunteers from Courtown RNLI in County Wexford kept a teenage girl with suspected spinal injuries afloat in the sea for 40 minutes after she fell off an inflatable donut.
The rescue which took place on Friday afternoon last (11 August) unfolded when a member of the public raised the...Read Full Post »