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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.
An action-packed weekend is promised for the Athlone River Festival on Saturday, August 31 and Sunday, September 1, an apt and perfect way for families, fun-lovers and water sport enthusiasts to say goodbye to the summer in style.
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.
Seven volunteer lifeboat crew members from Ballyglass RNLI came to the rescue of a large juvenile dolphin which became stranded at Bundúla, in Blacksod Bay, just outside Belmullet last Thursday.
The hugely popular Athlone River Festival returns on Saturday August 31 and Sunday September 1.
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.
Ballyglass RNLI rescued two fishermen whose boat got into difficulty and ran adrift in Broadhaven Bay last Thursday.
Lough Ree RNLI is asking the public to support ‘Mayday’, the charity’s annual fundraising campaign. The appeal comes as the RNLI announced their rescue figures for 2018, which noted that the lifeboat crew on Lough Ree in Dromineer launched 72 times and assisted 188 people on the lough, making it one of the busiest stations in Ireland.
Achill Island RNLI has paid tribute to fellow lifeboat volunteer and friend Mattie Stafford, of Slievemore, following his untimely death.