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Lifeboat News

Photo: RNLI/Portrush

Friday 30 September 2022

Portrush and Lough Swilly go to the aid of fishing vessel in difficulty

Portrush RNLI was requested to launch by Belfast Coastguard at 9.27 am on Thursday morning (29 September) to reports of a fishing vessel in difficulty near Main Head approximately 47.5 miles north west from Portrush.

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Photo: RNLI/Eleonar Hooker

Monday 26 September 2022

Lough Derg RNLI assists 3 people on a 30ft cruiser adrift in Scariff Bay

On Sunday afternoon 25 September, Valentia Coast Guard requested Lough Derg RNLI lifeboat to assist three people on a 30ft cruiser reported adrift in Scariff Bay, southeast of Mountshannon Harbour.

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Photo: RNLI/Rosslare Harbour

Wednesday 21 September 2022

Rosslare lifeboat volunteer presented with RNLI award for brave rescue of woman

Former Rosslare RNLI Lifeboat Operations Manager, David Maloney has been awarded a Commendation from the Operations Director of the RNLI for his role in a rescue in September 2016, where his actions saved the life of a woman trapped in a cabin on a yacht which had been dashed on rocks in the harbour

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Photo: RNLI/Ballyglass

Wednesday 21 September 2022

Ballyglass RNLI to assist four fishermen

Ballyglass RNLI came to aid of four fishermen in Donegal Bay in the early hours of Wednesday morning (21 September) after their 55ft trawler got into difficulty overnight.

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Photo: RNLI/Wicklow

Tuesday 20 September 2022

Wicklow RNLI assist lone sailor

Wicklow RNLI all-weather lifeboat RNLB Joanna and Henry Williams went to the assistance of a lone sailor on Tuesday morning (20 September) after his vessel got fouled in ropes.

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Photo: RNLI/Helvick Head

Tuesday 20 September 2022

Helvick Head RNLI responds to false alarm with good intent

Helvick Head RNLI was requested to launch their inshore lifeboat on Tuesday afternoon (20 September) following a report that a swimmer was in difficulty off Clonea beach.

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Photo: RNLI/Ballyglass

Monday 19 September 2022

Ballyglass RNLI spend 23 hours at sea for rescue of man trapped in cave

Volunteer lifeboat crew at Ballyglass RNLI spent 23-hours at sea after launching just after 6pm on Saturday (17 September) to reports of a man trapped in a cave at Downpatrick Head in county Mayo.

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Photo: RNLI/Gerry Canning

Sunday 19 September 2022

Skerries RNLI responds to reports of fisherman in the water

Skerries RNLI were tasked on Saturday (17 September) afternoon after Dublin Coast Guard received reports from kayakers that a vessel had sunk off Loughshinny and a man was in the water.

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Photo: RNLI/Crosshaven​

Sunday 18 September 2022

Crosshaven RNLI assist 4 people after engine failure

Valentia Coast Guard activated the pagers at 9.28pm on Saturday evening (17 Sept) requesting the crew to attend a disabled 22’ powerboat with 2 Adults and 2 children on board in Lough Mahon close to the R8 bouy.

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Photo: RNLI/Arklow

Saturday 17 September 2022

Arklow RNLI launch to the aid of lone sailor potential engine and propulsion issues

At 1:20pm on Friday 16 September, Arklow RNLI were tasked by the Irish Coast Guard to go to the aid of a vessel with potential engine and propulsion issues 2 miles north east of Cahore Point.

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Photo: RNLI/Achill Island

Friday 16 September 2022

Achill Island RNLI assist local fishermen experiencing engine difficulties

Achill Island RNLI went to the assistance of two local fishermen whose 21ft fishing vessel was experiencing engine difficulties.

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Photo: RNLI/Michael Cottrell

Thursday 15 September 2022

Baltimore RNLI Assist Yacht in Difficulty 25 Miles South of West Cork Coast

Baltimore RNLI were called out on Thursday morning (15 September) to provide assistance to a yacht with one person onboard that got into difficulty 25 miles south of Glandore, West Cork.

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Photo: RNLI/Tom McGuire

Tuesday 13 September 2022

Lough Ree RNLI assist 133 people in the last six months

The volunteer crew of Lough Ree RNLI was involved in the rescue of 133 people in 42 different incidents on the lake and River Shannon so far this year.

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Photo: RNLI/Kilmore Quay

Monday 12 September 2022

Kilmore Quay RNLI assists three people aboard becalmed yacht 30 miles off coast

Kilmore Quay RNLI came to the aid of three people on Monday morning (12 September) after their becalmed yacht experienced engine failure 30 miles off the Wexford coast.

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Photo: RNLI/Arklow

Monday 12 September 2022

Arklow RNLI launch to the aid of adrift 39ft sailing vessel

At 7:10pm on Sunday 11 September, Arklow RNLI were requested to launch to the aid of a yacht which had lost propulsion and was adrift with two persons aboard.

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