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Lough Ree RNLI volunteers facing a festive perfect storm

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As Christmas approaches, the Lough Ree RNLI is issuing its own call for help as the charity’s volunteer lifeboat crews are getting busier.

New Atlantic 85 class lifeboat arrives at Lough Ree RNLI

A new Atlantic 85 class lifeboat, Tara Scougall, has gone on service at Lough Ree RNLI. The lifeboat which arrived at the Coosan Point lifeboat station on Tuesday of this week replaces The Eric Rowse which has been used for rescues and to save lives on Lough Ree since August 2014.

Lough Ree RNLI feature in popular TV documentary

The volunteer lifeboat crew of Lough Ree RNLI will prominently feature in a forthcoming episode of the BBC TV series ‘Saving Lives at Sea’, due to air on Tuesday, October 15, at 8pm.

Lough Ree RNLI come to the aid of sinking motorboat

On Monday morning of this week Lough Ree RNLI Lifeboat volunteers were tasked by the Irish Coast Guard in Malin Head to come to the assistance of one person on board a 70 foot motorboat which had taken on a lot of water overnight in Athlone Town Marina.

RNLI rescues woman from boat on Lough Ree

Lough Ree RNLI went to the aid of a woman who became unwell on a boat on the lake on Tuesday evening and required a medical evacuation.

Ballyglass RNLI rescue stranded dolphin in Blacksod Bay

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Seven volunteer lifeboat crew members from Ballyglass RNLI came to the rescue of a large juvenile dolphin which became stranded at Bundúla, in Blacksod Bay, just outside Belmullet last Thursday.

New air ambulance service lifts off

Confirmation that a second air ambulance, based in County Cork, has become operational will allow Athlone service respond to more local emergencies, according to Deputy Denis Naughten.

Aran Islands RNLI comes to aid of stricken yacht off Straw Island last weekend

Aran Islands RNLI volunteers were requested to launch their all-weather lifeboat at 5.20pm on Saturday by the Irish Coast Guard as a yacht with one onboard was experiencing engine difficulty north east of Straw Island.

Ballyglass RNLI rescues two anglers after boat breaks down and runs adrift in Broadhaven Bay

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Ballyglass RNLI rescued two fishermen whose boat got into difficulty and ran adrift in Broadhaven Bay last Thursday.

Galway Civil Defence in line for new emergency response vehicle

Galway’s Civil Defence is in line for one of 16 new emergency response vehicles, which are being provided through money from the Dormant Accounts fund.

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