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Volunteer lifeboat crew at Lough Ree RNLI responded to two callouts on Saturday afternoon ensuring the safety of seven water users on grounded cruisers.
The lives of five people were saved in the city this week through the quick actions of the Galway RNLI Lifeboat crew.
The volunteer crew was requested to launch its inshore lifeboat by Malin Coast Guard at lunchtime on Monday.
Lough Ree RNLI brought a drifting motor cruiser in close proximity to Portrunny Harbour to safety on Saturday night.
The Irish Coast Guard and the RNLI (Royal National Lifeboat Institution) is urging those planning a visit to the coast to stay safe and not take any unnecessary risks during the current COVID-19 public health crisis.
As Christmas approaches, the Lough Ree RNLI is issuing its own call for help as the charity’s volunteer lifeboat crews are getting busier.
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.
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.
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.
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.