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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.

Peak readiness — services on alert as 20,000 expected for Reek Sunday

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Sunday will see more than 20,000 pilgrims descend on Croagh Patrick for the annual Reek Sunday pilgrimage on Ireland's Holy Mountain.

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.

Lough Ree RNLI in two callouts during training

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Lough Ree RNLI volunteers diverted from their regular training exercise recently to assist one person on board a boat with an engine fire followed by two people on board an inflatable dinghy.

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.

Nearly half of State’s medical helicopter missions used UHG helipad in 2018

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A total of 260 medical aircraft movements by the Irish Air Corps and Irish Coast Guard was recorded at University Hospital Galway's (UHG) helipad last year. The number represents 49 per cent of all medical helicopter missions in the State for 2018, which include emergency calls, transfers, and search and rescue.

Ballyglass lifeboat called out on the double

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The Ballyglass RNLI lifeboat responded to two back-to-back call-outs on Monday of this week, first to bring an injured fisherman to safety and then to assist a 10m fishing vessel that had broken down off the Mayo coast.

Ballyglass RNLI in eleven and a half hour call-out to rescue three fishermen

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Volunteers from Ballyglass RNLI spent 11 and half hours at sea on Monday to bring three fishermen to safety.

Ballyglass RNLI to name new inshore lifeboat Clann Lir

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A new D class lifeboat for Ballyglass RNLI is to be officially named Clann Lir, during a ceremony at the inshore lifeboat station at 2pm on Saturday. The lifeboat, which went into service earlier this year, has been funded by a donation from the Central Bank of Ireland.

 

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