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Lauded Lough Ree RNLI fundraising branch calls on new volunteers to join lifesaving crew

Just like the charity’s lifeboats, the RNLI’s fundraising team need a dedicated volunteer crew, volunteers being at the heart of the RNLI and comprising 95% of its people.

Lough Ree RNLI volunteer crew assisted 153 people in 2022

The year just ended was a significant one for Lough Ree RNLI both on and off the water, 2022 witnessing the opening of the charity’s ‘state of the art’ lifeboat station, while on the water the volunteer crew responded to 47 call outs during the year.

Dail Delegation recently visit Lough Ree Access for All wheelchair accessible boat

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A number of local elected representatives, to include Senator Micheál Carrigy, Deputy Claire Kerrane, Deputy Michael Fitzmaurice, Senator Eugene Murphy and Deputy Sorca Clarke, together with Minister of State with special responsibility for Health, Deputy Frank Feighan, attended a meeting at the new Lough Ree Access for All National Waterways Accessibility Centre in recent times.

Lough Ree RNLI opens Christmas shop at Coosan Point

As the festive season draws near, Lough Ree RNLI throws open the doors of the lifeboat station at Coosan Point for a special Christmas sale this Saturday afternoon, November 26.

Lough Ree Access for All Boat makes welcome Coosan Point visit

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The boat that we have all come to know from the Lotto ad, the Lough Ree Access for All wheelchair accessible boat, made a rare visit to Coosan Point on Lough Ree recently for a event organised by the Athlone branch of the Inland Waterways Association of Ireland (IWAI).

Lough Ree RNLI called upon to assist 10 persons as speedboat sinks in Athlone

On Saturday, August 13, Lough Ree RNLI was tasked by the Irish Coast Guard to assist 10 people on board a speedboat in danger of sinking on the River Shannon near the M6 Bridge in Athlone.

Lough Ree RNLI volunteers assist 19 persons as summer season reaches peak

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On Monday morning of this week Lough Ree RNLI was requested by the Coast Guard to go to the assistance of four people on board a stranded cruiser near Clonminch Island on the lake, bringing to 19 the number of people assisted in six incidents this week.

Lough Ree RNLI responds to 20 calls for assistance in first six months of 2022

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Despite a quiet start to the year on Midland waters, because of pandemic related issues, Lough Ree RNLI volunteer crews responded to a call for assistance over the weekend (Saturday, July 9) which brought the total ‘call-outs’ for the year to 20.

IWAI HQ Dunrovin formally opened in Coosan Point on shores of Lough Ree

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Saturday, June 25, marked International Day of the Seafarer and was an apt date to mark the official opening of IWAI Dunrovin headquarters (HQ Dunrovin) at Coosan Point on the shores of Lough Ree.

Lough Ree RNLI assists numerous water users during the Easter holiday period

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From Good Friday until the weekend just passed the volunteer crew at Lough Ree RNLI came to the assistance of 17 people who encountered difficulties on and around the lake.


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