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Busy times for Waterford City River Rescue crew

Posted on September 12, 2013 at 4:15 AM

Photo: Waterford City River Rescue

The volunteer lifeboat crews of Waterford City River Rescue CRBI unit have had a busy week launching to four callouts, three of which were on the same day.


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Courtown RNLI lauched to report of fishing boat overdue

Posted on July 25, 2013 at 6:35 AM

Courtown Lifeboat. Photo: RNLI/Aine Stafford


The volunteer lifeboat crew of Courtown Lifeboat launched yesterday evening (Wednesday 24 July) at 7pm to a report of a small fishing boat that was overdue on its time to return to Cahore Pier.

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Castletownbere RNLI help in recovery of a man from the sea off Beara Peninsula

Posted on July 22, 2013 at 7:05 PM

Photo: RNLI/Castletownbere

The Castletownbere RNLI volunteer lifeboat crew have aided in the recovery of the body of a man from the sea a mile and a half off Travarra, in the Beara Peninsula, West Cork.

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Youghal RNLI involved in response to young boy in Cork drowning

Posted on July 12, 2013 at 7:10 PM

Photo: RNLI/Youghal

Youghal RNLI in county Cork launched this evening (11 July) to search for a young boy who was reported to have got into difficulty at sea while swim...

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Ballybunion CRBI divert from training to reports of a person in the water

Posted on June 26, 2013 at 4:15 AM

Photo: Frank O'Connor/Ballybunion Sea & Cliff Rescue

Ballybunion Sea & Cliff Rescue were tasked at 21.10 by Valentia Coast Guard Radio to a report of a person in the water between the Ladies and Nuns beach. Both the Atlantic 75 and D Class lifebo...

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35 people rescued from Lough Derg after bad weather struck rowing regatta

Posted on June 21, 2013 at 5:50 PM

Lough Derg lifeboat. Photo: RNLI/Lough Derg

35 people have been rescued from Lough Derg after bad weather disrupted an international rowing event.
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Waterford City River Rescue and Rescue 117 tasked to three people in difficulty

Posted on June 16, 2013 at 2:45 PM

Waterford City River Rescue. Photo: Rescue 117

Waterford City River Rescue and Irish Coast Guard helicopter Rescue 117 were tasked at 9.40 this morning to go to the aid of thre...
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Rosslare RNLI rescue lone yachtsman off grounded vessel

Posted on June 11, 2013 at 11:05 AM

Grounded yacht off Wexford. Photo: RNLI/Peter Scallon


Rosslare RNLI launched in the early hours of this morning (11 June) when a lone yachtsman issued a Mayday call after his vessel grounded.


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Baltimore RNLI responds to emergency after small boat capsizes

Posted on May 29, 2013 at 6:55 PM

Photo: RNLI/Baltimore


Baltimore RNLI has responded to an emergency in the Ballydehob area of west Cork this evening (29 May).

A kayaker who spotted a number o...

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Two callouts in a busy day for Waterford City River Rescue CRBI

Posted on May 9, 2013 at 4:20 PM

Photo: Waterford City River Rescue CRBI

Waterford City River Rescue CRBI volunteer lifeboat crew has been called out twice today (Thursday May 9th) to two seperate incidents.

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