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At a moving event in Eachléim community hall last week members of the community were surprised and emotional when they were honoured by members of the Coast Guard for their outstanding contribution supporting the search and rescue efforts for the crew of Rescue Helicopter 116 in March 2017 in which four crew members lost their lives.
As the summer continues, Lough Ree RNLI volunteers had a busy weekend with three launch requests in 36 hours to assist ten people in three separate incidents.
A sort of panic obsessed the Archbishop of Tuam, John MacHale, when he realised the extent of the foothold gained by the uncompromising Church of Ireland evangelist Edward Nangle. Achill Island after all, was the very backyard of his immense diocese.
The community of Erris and Irish Coast Guard were jointly honoured at the People of the Year Awards, with special recognition for the crew of Rescue 116 which was lost off the Mayo coast in March of last year.
The preliminary inquest into the deaths of the four crew members of the Irish Coast Guard Rescue 116 was adjourned yesterday (Thursday) afternoon, just hours after it opened in Belmullet Courthouse.
An investigation has been launched after an Inver man died when his boat capsized off the north Mayo coast earlier this week.
Islandeady native Sr Maureen Lally has been named the Virginia Gallagher Mayo Person of the Year for 2018 by Mayo Association Dublin. She will receive the Virginia Gallagher Award at a gala presentation ceremony, The Yew Tree Ball, in Dublin's Ballsbridge Hotel on Saturday night, February 10. The adjudicators said Sr Maureen Lally through her quiet influence, relentless positivity, and loyalty has contributed much to our native county. In the words of one prominent academic with whom she has worked: "In a world where the loud and boisterous seem to reign supreme, we acknowledge and hail the work of a humble and reserved enabler, a true champion of the people."
A wide ranging search for a man who went missing in the River Corrib was due to resume in the city this morning. The search, which is now entering its third day, follows reports of a man in the river on Monday morning.
Our rolling coverage of Storm Ophelia throughout the event
Lough Ree RNLI were called to assist two sailors when their 17ft Fireball dinghy was holed and began to sink on Lough Ree on Saturday, July 15.