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Galway’s character is defined by the currents and tides of river and sea and by the constant hum and variety of human activity all along those waters. Among the many ships and vessels, large and small, leisure and commercial, that ply those eddies, surely one of the most important is the RNLI Galway Lifeboat which operates out of its station on New Docks.
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.
The RNLI is calling on the public to ‘give it some welly’ and support Mayday, the charity’s upcoming fundraising campaign in Galway.
Galway RNLI Lifeboat went to the aid of a man whose sailboat narrowly missed rocks off the coast of Barna on Sunday.
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.
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.
Three men were rescued from a sinking yacht off Spiddal Pier on Sunday morning.
Seven divers who were feared missing off the Connemara coast were found safe over the weekend.