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Dublin: 9 °C Friday 20 October, 2017

#RNLI

# rnli - Tuesday 17 October, 2017

It could become a criminal offence to recklessly endanger emergency workers during a status red warning

Fianna Fáil spokesperson on Foreign Affairs and Trade Darragh O’Brien is writing draft legislation.

# rnli - Monday 16 October, 2017

Three men rescued from Ophelia off yacht in Co Wexford

The three had encountered extreme difficulty in attempting to bring their yacht to harbour early this morning.

# rnli - Saturday 23 September, 2017

Gale force winds broke a yacht free and pushed it into a busy Shannon estuary shipping lane

The yacht was retrieved by a RNLI lifeboat crew.

# rnli - Sunday 10 September, 2017

'Some of them are moved to tears': A photographer is capturing Ireland's lifeboat crews with Victorian techniques

Jack Lowe aims to capture all 238 stations in the network – a project that will likely take five years

# rnli - Monday 21 August, 2017

Two divers rescued off Dalkey Island

They failed to surface when diving yesterday afternoon.

# rnli - Monday 14 August, 2017

Body recovered in search for missing Canadian diver

Three days of searches were carried out.

# rnli - Saturday 12 August, 2017

A new documentary will feature RNLI lifeboats in Ireland - who launched 1,116 times last year

Saving Lives at Sea airs at 8pm next Wednesday on BBC Two.

# rnli - Sunday 6 August, 2017

If you're near the water this weekend, here's what you need to remember

While temperatures out of the water can rise, the temperatures in the water rarely exceed 15C.

# rnli - Sunday 30 July, 2017

Four people rescued off west Cork coast after boat's engine problems

Strong winds and engine problems left four people stranded after leaving Courtmacsherry Bay this morning.

# rnli - Friday 28 July, 2017

Man stranded for 12 hours on a boat because he 'didn't want to put anyone out'

The man spent the night alone on his craft on Lough Derg after it went aground having slipped its moorings.

# rnli - Wednesday 26 July, 2017

RNLI save eight people who got stuck on boat coming back from island daytrip

One person was taken to hospital.

# rnli - Tuesday 25 July, 2017

Floating down the Liffey on an inflatable is all fun and games... but it's not safe

A number of people were photographed sitting in inflatable flamingos and unicorns in the river this afternoon.

# rnli - Saturday 15 July, 2017

Lifeboats launched in Bundoran after riptide carries group of footballers into danger

A group of surfers managed to get the footballers to safety.

# rnli - Sunday 2 July, 2017

Six people rescued from boat in 'dangerous' conditions off Cork coast

“The rescue was carried out with great skill and precision on a dangerous coastline in today’s winds,” the RNLI said.

# rnli - Saturday 3 June, 2017

'Always respect the water': Coast Guard and RNLI issue bank holiday warning

Lots of people will be enjoying Ireland’s coastline over the summer.

# rnli - Thursday 1 June, 2017

One arrest after pleasure boat 'driven erratically' near ferry at Dublin Port

Gardaí and RNLI units attended the scene this morning.

Body recovered after car enters water at Dun Laoghaire harbour

The alarm was raised at 5.30am this morning.

# rnli - Friday 26 May, 2017

Search for fisherman missing off Skerries stood down

One man has been rescued and one man remains missing.

# rnli - Wednesday 24 May, 2017

# rnli - Tuesday 23 May, 2017

Massive search off Howth coast after reports of person in trouble

Over 40 people were involved in the search effort.

# rnli - Monday 1 May, 2017

Cancer survivor beginning to lose his sight sets sail around Ireland to raise money for charity

Limerick man Chris Egan aims to sail around Ireland in two months.

# rnli - Thursday 6 April, 2017

Major search operation to begin Saturday for missing Rescue 116 crew

The Coast Guard, the LÉ Ciara and local fishermen will be involved in the search over the weekend.

# rnli - Saturday 18 March, 2017

'Captain, colleague, daughter, sister, mum, friend and hero' - Captain Dara Fitzpatrick is laid to rest RIP

'Captain, colleague, daughter, sister, mum, friend and hero' - Captain Dara Fitzpatrick is laid to rest

Her funeral mass took place at St Patrick’s Church in Glencullen in Dublin.

# rnli - Thursday 9 March, 2017

'We've seen first-hand the work of the RNLI' - GAA stars join forces with lifesavers

Each year an average of 28 people drown accidentally around the Irish coast.

# rnli - Monday 6 March, 2017

No bull: RNLI tasked to rescue cattle which had fallen from a cliff

No bull: RNLI tasked to rescue cattle which had fallen from a cliff

The animals got into difficulty late last month.

# rnli - Sunday 5 March, 2017

Man dies after getting into difficulty while kayaking

He was taken to hospital in a critical condition but was pronounced dead yesterday evening.

# rnli - Sunday 19 February, 2017

Man rescued after being found clinging to his kayak off Cork coast today

The kayaker was in the water for 45 minutes before he was rescued.

# rnli - Thursday 9 February, 2017

Man dies in hospital after falling into Lough Derg

The man was airlifted to Limerick University Hospital this morning.

# rnli - Friday 13 January, 2017

'It's what we do' - Husband of Coast Guard volunteer back on the water after her death

Speaking on tonight’s Late Late Show, Bernard Lucas paid tribute to his wife and his community.

# rnli - Saturday 24 December, 2016

'A fitting tribute': Coastguards called to rescue operation at ceremony to remember people lost at sea

Caitríona Lucas, the Coast Guard volunteer who died in September, is among those being remembered.

# rnli - Wednesday 16 November, 2016

Search for man who fell from boat off Wicklow coast stopped for the night

Units of the Coastguard as well as the RNLI have been searching for the man.

# rnli - Sunday 13 November, 2016

Man rescued from cliff ledge after falling into the sea

The man managed to get himself back onto rocks.

# rnli - Tuesday 27 September, 2016

Three people rescued from sinking fishing trawler 20 miles off Cork coast

The boat had been taking on water rapidly by the time rescue arrived.

# rnli - Tuesday 20 September, 2016

Teenage girls from Donegal are looking to thank some bodyboarders who saved them in the surf

The girls were airlifted to hospital as a precaution.

# rnli - Tuesday 13 September, 2016

'We come together in the most distressing situations': Hundreds to take part in emergency services parade

The annual parade and gala will focus on safety and will also pay tribute to members of the services who lost their lives in the line of duty.

# rnli - Saturday 10 September, 2016

Could you drink only water for 10 days?

An RNLI campaign wants you to try.

# rnli - Wednesday 7 September, 2016

Man taken to hospital after empty boat found off Galway

His condition is described as critical.

# rnli - Friday 2 September, 2016

Woman in critical condition after attack by cow which left pet dog dead

The incident happened on a popular lakeland beauty spot on Lough Erne, Co Fermanagh.

# rnli - Monday 29 August, 2016

Three fishermen, a kayaker and the coast guard save a sheep that fell 200ft off a cliff

“We think the young sheep had fallen about 200 feet and had nowhere to go.”

# rnli - Wednesday 24 August, 2016

Man's body found in search for man off Wexford coast

The Courtown search began yesterday morning.

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