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Lough Ree RNLI was the busiest lifeboat station in Ireland last year. According to figures released by the lifeboat charity the crew at Lough Ree launched 69 times in 2014 bringing some 142 people to safety.
The Irish United Nations Veterans Association (IUNVA) made donations amounting to €5,000 at the function, to 10 local charities and organisations, and also distributed food hampers valued at €200 each to 10 other charities in the Athlone, Moate, and Clara areas.
The new RNLI lifeboat for Lough Ree was called out on its first rescue mission just seven minutes after being put on station at the Coosan slip.
A special ecumenical service will be held at Knock Shrine next weekend to celebrate the life saving work of RNLI volunteers over the last 190 years.
On Saturday evening (July 12) a shout went out at 6.57pm for two craft aground on the east shore of Inch McDermott. The RNLI Lifeboat was launched at 7.06pm. At the scene it was found that a 30ft cruiser had had engine problems and drifted ashore. A passing 80ft barge went to give assistance and went aground herself.
The small coastal village of Kinvara is the place to be this weekend for its annual family fun day in aid Galway Lifeboat Station.
Four RNLI Galway volunteers were honoured at awards ceremonies in Dublin and Belfast.
Lough Ree RNLI Lifeboat Station has had another busy year and would like to invite you to celebrate their second year in operation at their open day on June 21 at 12pm.
The RNLI is calling on the public to give it some welly and support Mayday, the charity’s upcoming fundraising campaign. Members of the public are being asked to buy and wear a yellow welly pin badge or keyring or to hold a welly-themed event to raise funds for their local lifeboat.
The RNLI is calling on the public to ‘give it some welly’ and support Mayday, the charity’s upcoming fundraising campaign in Galway.