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The River Shannon is set to take centre stage this weekend, July 1 and 2, for the Athlone RNLI River Festival.
Volunteers from Lough Ree RNLI had a successful training exercise with the Sligo-based Irish Coast Guard helicopter Rescue 118 on Sunday (June 11).
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 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.
Students in the GMIT College of Tourism and Arts will host a very special culinary dining experience on Monday next, March 27, in aid of the RNLI Galway Lifeboat, the charity that saves lives at sea.
The tragic death of coastguard Caitriona Lucas last week highlighted the great dangers to which our emergency services are exposed on a regular basis.
The volunteer lifeboat crew from Lough Ree RNLI was called to assist eight people last Wednesday afternoon, May 25, after their motor cruiser ran aground on a shoal north of Inch Turk on Lough Ree.
A young man recently walked into Mayo without any fanfare but with the sole aim to continue his marathon walk to raise funds for the RNLI; a charity close to his heart. The 23-year-old Kent native is well on his way to smashing a £20,000 fundraising target which will see vital funds raised for the lifeboats. When he set out 649 days ago Alex Ellis-Roswell planned to walk along the British coastline only but he changed his mind and boarded a ferry to Belfast last year to add the beautiful Irish coastline on to his journey. When he finishes he will have walked the entire length of the Irish and UK coastlines.
Ballyglass RNLI has rescued three fishermen off the Mayo coast this morning, following a ten hour call out. The volunteer lifeboat crew was requested to launch their all-weather lifeboat at 7.45pm yesterday evening (Sunday, April 24) after a member of the public who was standing on the shore saw a vessel drifting and raised the alarm.