Last Updated: 13/06/21
Lagan Search & Rescue tasked to reports of a dinghy heading out into Belfast Lough without Navigation Lights
At 11:41pm on Thursday 10 June, Belfast Lifeboat and Shoreside Response tasked to reports of a small dinghy without navigation lights heading out into Belfast Lough with 2 persons onboard.
Bundoran RNLI assist two paddleboarders
The volunteer crew of Bundoran RNLI was requested to launch on Tuesday evening to reports of two paddleboarders being blown out to sea off Mermaid’s Cove in County Sligo.
Aran Islands RNLI's volunteer lifeboat crew were asked to launch their all-weather Severn class lifeboat at 11.48am, this morning, Tuesday (7 June) by the Irish Coast Guard.
Arranmore RNLI responds to two calls in two days
Arranmore RNLI's all-weather class lifeboat was called to assist a rib (Rigid Inflatable Boat) on Sunday afternoon (6 June), which got into difficulty on rocks off Kincasslagh.
Multi agency search for person who entered the water near the Millennium bridge on the River Liffey
A search got underway shortly after 1am this morning (8 June) following reports of a person entering the River Liffey near the Millennium bridge.
The key water safety messages are:
Protect your family – we must all take great care on the water this summer and look out for our family and our community
Do not use inflatables
In an emergency dial 112 or 999 and ask for Coast Guard
RNLI water safety advice can be found at www.rnli.org/safety
RNLI Launch a Memory
Respect The Water
Respect the Water is the RNLI’s national drowning prevention campaign.
Around 190 people die each year around the UK and Irish coasts - and the RNLI is working to change this. The RNLI has a goal to halve the number of coastal drownings by 2024 and Respect the Water is playing a key role in this.
Respect The Water & know what to do
Safety on the Water
Minister of State at the Department of Transport, Hildegarde Naughton TD launched the newly updated Safety on the Water website on Friday, July 31st 2020.
The Safety on the water initiative was set up by the Marine Safety Working Group. The aim of the group is to promote water safety. This is a collaboration between the Coast Guard, RNLI, Water Safety Ireland, Irish Sailing and BIM.
These organisations advise caution to those engaged in recreational activities in or near water.
For more information visit www.safetyonthewater.ie
In an emergency dial 999 or 112 and ask for the Coast Guard