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Six rescued as cruiser sinks within sight of Athlone

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Six men were rescued from the Shannon this week by the crew of the Lough Ree RNLI lifeboat after their fibreglass cruiser hit what is believed to be a submerged fence post.

Three rescued on Hare Island during high tide

Galway RNLI Lifeboat went to the rescue of three students who were stranded on Hare Island on Monday afternoon after getting caught in the tide off Ballyloughane Beach.

Mayo RNLI lifeboats launched seven times during the summer

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This summer the two RNLI lifeboat stations in Mayo launched their lifeboats seven times. Achill Island lifeboat crew launched their all weather lifeboat four times, while Ballyglass RNLI were called out three times.

Lifeboat rescues mother and child after Kinvara dinghy drama

Galway RNLI Lifeboat helped bring a mother and child to safety after their small dinghy got into difficulty near Kinvara yesterday (Wednesday) afternoon.

Lough Ree RNLI lifeboat station goes live

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The RNLI’s 44th lifeboat station in Ireland has officially been put into service and become a declared search and rescue asset on Lough Ree. The new lifeboat station is based at Coosan Point in Athlone. The RNLI will operate a B class Atlantic 75 lifeboat from temporary station facilities with the cost of the set-up estimated to be around €150,000.

RNLI pays tribute to Mayo volunteers

Tributes were paid to volunteer members of Mayo RNLI at the annual RNLI Ireland awards which took place at the Royal Hospital Kilmainham in Dublin in recent days.

Mayo RNLI lifeboats launched twenty five times in 2011; seventeen people assisted

Last year saw RNLI lifeboats in Ireland launch 980 times to a variety of callouts. More than 900 people were rescued over the course of the year by volunteer lifeboat crews who spent 9,826 hours on service at sea. In Mayo, the RNLI in Achill launched 14 times during 2011 and assisted eight people. In Ballyglass, six all weather lifeboats were launched, five inshore, and a total of nine people were assisted.

Two men rescued from sinking fishing boat

Two men were rescued from their sinking boat in an incident in the bay last Thursday.

RNLI gives go-ahead for lifeboat trial on Lough Ree

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The RNLI is to trial an inshore lifeboat on one of the biggest loughs on the River Shannon. At a recent meeting of the RNLI Board of Trustees the decision was taken to place an inshore lifeboat on Lough Ree for at least 12 months to assess whether a permanent lifeboat station should be established.

Fancy dress night in aid of RNLI

A fancy dress hippy night will take place on Sunday October 30 in Leonardo's, Ballina.

 

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