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The services of Lough Ree RNLI lifeboat crew were called upon on a number of occasions during the recent bank holiday weekend.
Lough Ree RNLI lifeboat crew were alerted by the Coast Guard to two separate incidents on Saturday, May 27.
Lough Ree RNLI lifeboat crew were alerted by the Coast Guard on Monday morning this week (May 8) when four people and their dog on board a 40ft motor cruiser ran aground on the Long Shoal near the eastern shore of Lough Ree.
May bank holiday weekend was a busy period for Lough Ree RNLI, who were called out on two occasions to aid vessels that had encountered difficulties.
The Galway-based Marine Institute’s ROV Holland 1 remotely operated vehicle is continuing to assist in the search and recovery operation for Coast Guard rescue helicopter R116, off the coast of North Mayo.
Local Independent councillor Ailish McManus has called on Athlone Municipal District to open a book of condolence for the crew of Coast Guard Rescue 116.
An operation to recover the three missing crew members of the Rescue 116 helicopter, which crashed into the sea off Blacksod in the early hours of Tuesday morning, is continuing this morning.
An operation to recover the three missing crew members of the Rescue 116 helicopter, which crashed into the sea off Blacksod in the early hours of Tuesday morning, was continuing yesterday afternoon, as this paper went to print. Captain Dara Fitzpatrick (45), who was recovered in a critical condition on Tuesday morning after the crash, passed away in hospital later on Tuesday. Ms Fitzpatrick, a mother of a three-year-old son, was spotted in the sea by the Shannon-based Coast Guard helicopter at daybreak on Tuesday and was picked up by the Achill based lifeboat and brought ashore.
A signal from the black box – belonging to R116 helicopter which crashed in the early hours of Tuesday morning, has been detected by rescue crews working to find the three crew members of the helicopter still missing since the crash . The box was discovered shortly after 4pm on Wednesday close to Blackrock Lighthouse