Lough Ree RNLI rescues five people aboard cruiser drifting towards rocks

Thu, Sep 14, 2017


Lough Ree RNLI were called to assist five people aboard a 20-ft motor cruiser which had lost power and was drifting towards Nun’s Island on Lough Ree at the weekend.

The Irish Coast Guard received the distress call from a third party and alerted the volunteer lifeboat crew at 1.27pm on Saturday last.


Our camogie players brightened up a dreary Sunday

 Minister Moran with OPW and Westmeath County Council staff at the River Al on Monday this week
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