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Lough Ree RNLI lifeboat crew called out twice over Easter weekend

Lough Ree RNLI received two calls for assistance over the Easter weekend, as improving weather and brighter evenings herald the start of the boating season.

Special Knock service to celebrate life saving work at sea

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.

New lifeboat berth for Aran completes major building project for RNLI

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Volunteer lifeboat crews with Aran Islands RNLI will now be able to launch their all weather Severn Class lifeboat faster following the installation of a 24 metre pontoon.

Clifden RNLI to name new inshore lifeboat ‘Joyce King’ in memory of a beloved wife

A new Atlantic 85 lifeboat for Clifden RNLI is to be officially named ‘Joyce King’ during a ceremony at the lifeboat station in the Connemara town at 2pm on Saturday November 9. The lifeboat, which went on service in June, was funded by a legacy from the late John Charles King in memory of his wife Joyce.

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.

Twenty two rescues by Mayo lifeboats last year

The RNLI lifeboats in Mayo rescued 22 people off the coast of the county last year. The lifeboats, which are based in stations in Achill and Ballyglass, were called into action on 18 different occasions in 2010. The Ballyglass lifeboat was by far the busier of the two, with 12 launches of the boat. Ten of the launches were of the all-weather lifeboat, while the inshore lifeboat had to be launched twice. The Ballyglass station rescued 21 people over the 12 months.

 

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