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Lough Ree RNLI rescues five people aboard cruiser drifting towards rocks

 

All aboard for Athlone RNLI River Festival

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The River Shannon is set to take centre stage this weekend, July 1 and 2, for the Athlone RNLI River Festival.

Irish Coast Guard crew holds training session for Lough Ree RNLI members

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Volunteers from Lough Ree RNLI had a successful training exercise with the Sligo-based Irish Coast Guard helicopter Rescue 118 on Sunday (June 11).

River Festival returns with RNLI at the helm

 

GMIT students to hold gourmet evening for Galway RNLI Lifeboat

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Students in the GMIT College of Tourism and Arts will host a very special culinary dining experience on Monday next, March 27, in aid of the RNLI Galway Lifeboat, the charity that saves lives at sea.

Lough Ree RNLI tow 48-foot motor cruiser with eight people on board off rocks

The volunteer lifeboat crew from Lough Ree RNLI was called to assist eight people last Wednesday afternoon, May 25, after their motor cruiser ran aground on a shoal north of Inch Turk on Lough Ree.

RNLI marathon walker strides in to Mayo within sight of his €25k fundraising target

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A young man recently walked into Mayo without any fanfare but with the sole aim to continue his marathon walk to raise funds for the RNLI; a charity close to his heart. The 23-year-old Kent native is well on his way to smashing a £20,000 fundraising target which will see vital funds raised for the lifeboats. When he set out 649 days ago Alex Ellis-Roswell planned to walk along the British coastline only but he changed his mind and boarded a ferry to Belfast last year to add the beautiful Irish coastline on to his journey. When he finishes he will have walked the entire length of the Irish and UK coastlines.

Ballyglass RNLI in 10 hour call out to assist three fishermen

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Ballyglass RNLI has rescued three fishermen off the Mayo coast this morning, following a ten hour call out. The volunteer lifeboat crew was requested to launch their all-weather lifeboat at 7.45pm yesterday evening (Sunday, April 24) after a member of the public who was standing on the shore saw a vessel drifting and raised the alarm.

Lough Ree RNLI crew train with Irish Coast Guard

The crews of Lough Ree RNLI lifeboat and Irish Coast Guard helicopter participated in a joint training exercise on Lough Ree on April 10.

Mayo RNLI stations take part in Easter 1916 centenary commemoration

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Lifeboat crews from Achill RNLI and Ballyglass RNLI took part in the Easter Sunday 1916 centenary commemoration which saw some 700 members of the Irish emergency services taking part in the State parade. Ballyglass RNLI coxswain John Walsh and Achill RNLI second coxswain Dave Curtis joined 50 of the charity’s volunteers and staff who came from lifeboat stations around the Irish coast and inland to parade through Dublin city centre to mark the centenary of the Easter Rising. Dave Curtis carried the RNLI’s flag for the charity in the parade.

 

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