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Lough Ree RNLI has commenced 2021 with the appointment of Jude Kilmartin as the station’s new volunteer Lifeboat Operations Manager. He succeeds Tony McCarth who held the post since 2017.
In their quest to construct a new lifeboat station at Coosan Point on the shores of Lough Ree, the RNLI is seeking the financial support of both the local and wider communities to achieve this much desired goal.
The impact of COVID-19 on regional Ireland is continuing to have a devastating effect on Ireland West Airport as passenger numbers collapse by 90% over the summer period due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the stringent travel restrictions currently in place.
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.
Everyone is capable of learning to swim. The team at Braemor SC have successfully taught the very young from three years of age to the more senior age groups to swim.
An East Galway TD has said that the launch later in 2019 of the Burren Discovery Trail will lead to the development of key services for visitors to South Galway.
Everyone is capable of learning to swim. The team at Braemor SC have successfully taught the very young from three years of age to the more senior age groups to swim. Having an experienced instructor in the water as well as on the side of the pool helps even the most nervous pupils overcome their fear of water and succeed in learning to swim.
Achill Island RNLI has paid tribute to fellow lifeboat volunteer and friend Mattie Stafford, of Slievemore, following his untimely death.
Volunteers from Ballyglass RNLI spent 11 and half hours at sea on Monday to bring three fishermen to safety.
Five Galway teenagers are to be nominated for an Irish Water Safety award for their heroic actions in rescuing a man from the River Corrib on Sunday night.