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#Lough Derg

# lough-derg - Saturday 28 December, 2019

Two kayakers rescued from Lough Derg after getting into difficultly

One person was taken to hospital.

# lough-derg - Wednesday 6 June, 2018

Man (40s) drowns after getting into difficulty while swimming in Lough Derg

Gardaí said that the alarm was raised shortly after 6pm yesterday evening when a swimmer got into difficulty.

# lough-derg - 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.

# lough-derg - Thursday 9 February, 2017

Man dies in hospital after falling into Lough Derg

The man was airlifted to Limerick University Hospital this morning.

# lough-derg - Saturday 4 June, 2016

Nine people rescued from stranded boat that ran aground off Tipperary shore

Everyone on board was safely rescued.

# lough-derg - Saturday 2 January, 2016

Video: Horse rescued after falling into river and being swept downstream

The horse was being swept downstream into Lough Derg.

# lough-derg - Sunday 27 December, 2015

Counties Limerick and Clare are braced for the worst as the Shannon continues to rise

Limerick City and County Council have issued a weather alert as the spill rate at Lough Derg’s Parteen Weir is increased once more.

# lough-derg - Saturday 12 December, 2015

National weather warning in place as snow starts to fall

There is expected to be more flooding near the River Shannon today as water is released from the Parteen Weir

# lough-derg - Tuesday 8 December, 2015

Everything you need to know about the weather (and the flood predictions)

Two status yellow warnings will be in effect tomorrow.

# lough-derg - Friday 21 August, 2015

Brian Boru's 'Island of Churches' is the perfect place to relax and unwind

Plus: the ancient monastery of Iniscealtra.

# lough-derg - Friday 9 January, 2015

Hypothermic kayakers rescued from Lough Derg after 999 call

A call came into the Coast Guard at around 2.30pm.

# lough-derg - Sunday 27 July, 2014

Two people rescued after boat ran aground at Lough Derg

The RNLI has urged people to take care on the water.

# lough-derg - Monday 21 July, 2014

Woman dies after falling into the water in Lough Derg

The woman and a male companion were returning to their boat at the marina near Dromineer.

# lough-derg - Monday 23 June, 2014

Opinion: Thousands of Irish people go on pilgrimage every year... but why?

The weekly mass-goer and interested agnostic can walk alongside the person who privately explores their spirituality.

# lough-derg - Monday 21 April, 2014

Two men rescued from Lough Derg

The father and son team got into difficulty this afternoon while kayaking.

# lough-derg - Friday 21 June, 2013

Search concludes on Lough Derg after all found safe

The National Ambulance Service said that 35 people were rescued, with 15 being treated for hypothermia after bad weather struck a rowing boat event.

# lough-derg - Friday 14 June, 2013

From The42 8 things that the G8 leaders should know about Sunday's Cavan v Fermanagh game Local Derby

8 things that the G8 leaders should know about Sunday's Cavan v Fermanagh game

The sides clash in the Ulster senior championship in Enniskillen on Sunday with the G8 summit taking place in the county on Monday and Tuesday.

# lough-derg - Monday 22 April, 2013

Five rescued in consecutive call-outs on Lough Derg over weekend

One incident involved a cruiser with a failed engine and the RNLI crew also assisted two people who abandoned ship after it began to sink.

# lough-derg - Monday 8 October, 2012

From The42 O'Leary seals All-Ireland glory Sailing

O'Leary seals All-Ireland glory

2012 Olympian Peter O’Leary beat Fionn Lyden and George Kenefick to win the ISA All-Ireland Sailing Championship on Sunday.

# lough-derg - Saturday 4 August, 2012

Post mortem to be carried out on body found in Lough Derg

The man’s body was found in the water on Friday night following a search operation.

The 9 at 9: Saturday

The nine stories you need to know this morning.

# lough-derg - Friday 3 August, 2012

Abandoned upturned boat found on Lough Derg

A rescue team is searching the area for any survivors.

The 9 at 9: Friday

It’s almost the long weekend…but here’s nine things to know first.

# lough-derg - Sunday 17 June, 2012

Clerical abuse 'remains a mystery', says Pope Benedict XVI

“They abused people and undermined the credibility of the Church’s message.”

# lough-derg - Wednesday 13 June, 2012

Pope's personal rep to Eucharistic Congress meets survivors of clerical sexual abuse

The Papal Legate, Cardinal Marc Ouellet, met with a group of abuse survivors during a pilgrimage to Lough Derg.

# lough-derg - Tuesday 12 June, 2012

Papal Legate to have private meeting with President Higgins

The Papal Legate, Cardinal Marc Ouellet, is in Ireland for the Eucharistic Congress, which enters its third day today.

# lough-derg - Tuesday 3 April, 2012

Three teenagers rescued by RNLI lifeboat on Lough Derg

The teenagers had been sailing a dinghy when harsh wind conditions drove the vessel onto rocks.

# lough-derg - Monday 26 July, 2010

A MAN IS in critical condition in Limerick Hospital after being rescued by a RNLI lifeboat on Lough Derg on Sunday night. The man, who is in his 60s, was unconscious and suffering from hypothermia when rescue workers found him.