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Dublin: 9 °C Friday 18 October, 2019

#RNLI

# rnli - Tuesday 17 September, 2019

RNLI sees donation surge after being forced to defend its work saving lives overseas

The RNLI says less than 2% of annual expenditure is spent outside the UK and Ireland.

# rnli - Sunday 11 August, 2019

A cow that tumbled out to sea was rescued by a lifeboat crew in Kinsale Udder The Sea This post contains videos

A cow that tumbled out to sea was rescued by a lifeboat crew in Kinsale

It took three and a half hours to rescue the frightened friesen.

# rnli - Tuesday 6 August, 2019

Six people rescued after two cruise boats get into difficulty on Lough Derg

In one case, a boat was drifting without power and was taking on water.

# rnli - Monday 22 July, 2019

Child (5) hospitalised after being swept out to sea on inflatable lilo

Emergency services were alerted to the incident at Dublin’s Portmarnock Beach at 2.20pm.

# rnli - Sunday 14 July, 2019

Major rescue operation launched last night after two swimmers get into difficulty off Kerry coast

Units from the Coast Guard and RNLI joined in the operation as the pair safely reached the shore.

# rnli - Friday 28 June, 2019

Girl (14) who was pulled out to sea off Co Louth dies in hospital

The incident happened off Termonfeckin beach.

# rnli - Saturday 22 June, 2019

Kite surfer rescued off west coast of Cork by RNLI

Weather conditions at the time were windy at the popular kite surfing spot.

# rnli - Friday 31 May, 2019

The RNLI is getting a new lifeboat to serve the east coast of Ireland

The Michael O’Brien Shannon class lifeboat is due to arrive at Clogherhead at 1.31pm on Sunday.

# rnli - Friday 3 May, 2019

Three men rescued after trawler catches fire and sinks off Wicklow coast RNLI This post contains videos

Three men rescued after trawler catches fire and sinks off Wicklow coast

One of the fishermen had to be airlifted to hospital.

# rnli - Sunday 27 January, 2019

RNLI crew rescue paddle boarder who got into difficulty in Bray

The weather conditions were not good with strong gale force winds.

# rnli - Sunday 30 December, 2018

Coast Guard saved over 400 lives this year

Around 1,000 volunteers help operate the service.

# rnli - Sunday 23 December, 2018

Bull rescued by RNLI after falling down steep cliff in Galway

Despite near dark conditions, the lifeboat was able to bring the bull ashore.

# rnli - Monday 10 September, 2018

Search continuing for missing man in Lough Erne since yesterday evening

One man has already been rescued.

# rnli - Sunday 2 September, 2018

Man bitten by shark while angling off Cork coast

The man was rushed to hospital by the RNLI and National Ambulance Service.

# rnli - Saturday 1 September, 2018

'We always turn up and we always will': Ireland's frontline workers are getting their own day of recognition

National Services Day will take place annually on the first Saturday in September.

# rnli - Sunday 29 July, 2018

Three people rescued after yacht gets into difficulty

The yacht’s sail got caught around the rudder.

# rnli - Wednesday 18 July, 2018

Man in serious yet stable condition after Donegal boat capsize results in two deaths

It is understood they spent four hours in the water before they were rescued.

# rnli - Tuesday 17 July, 2018

Two die after boat gets into difficulty off Malin Head

The Coast Guard mounted a rescue operation after three people in a boat got into difficulty.

Father and sons saved by lifeboat after getting caught in rip current

All three were taken to hospital.

# rnli - Tuesday 3 July, 2018

Six rescued after four men swam to save two girls drifting out to sea on airbed

Members of the local community rallied after the girls got into difficulty off Duncannon Beach.

# rnli - Saturday 23 June, 2018

Yacht of lone skipper on round-the-world sailing trip rescued by RNLI in West Cork

The 31 ft yacht was on its voyage from The Azores when it developed mechanical difficulties and sought help.

# rnli - Thursday 24 May, 2018

Fisherman (62) drowns off Galway coast

A member of the public raised the alarm after the fisherman said that he was in difficulty and his boat was sinking.

# rnli - Wednesday 23 May, 2018

Coast Guard called after members of the public get stranded on rocks near Howth

The Coast Guard commended the group for getting in contact.

# rnli - Saturday 5 May, 2018

Planning to take a dip? Despite warm weather Irish waters cool enough to trigger cold water shock

Irish waters rarely exceed 15C according to the RNLI and the Irish Coast Guard.

# rnli - Friday 13 April, 2018

This 65-year-old has spent 2018 running the coast of Ireland for the RNLI - and is about to return home

Mary Nolan Hickey has raised over €36,000 by often running more than a marathon each day.

# rnli - Tuesday 10 April, 2018

Man dead after fishing boat sinks off Mayo coast

Three men were rescued after sending a mayday broadcast this afternoon.

# rnli - Saturday 24 March, 2018

Seven teens rescued after getting stranded on Sandymount beach

The group had got into difficulty when caught by an incoming tide.

# rnli - Friday 2 March, 2018

Gardaí warn 'stay out of the water' after swimmer rescued in Sandycove

The woman got into difficulty in stormy waters.

# rnli - Friday 23 February, 2018

Man 'extremely lucky' to be alive after falling on rocks in Cork

He was seriously injured when found by a member of the public.

# rnli - Sunday 4 February, 2018

'I just need to keep the sea to my right' - Meet the 65-year-old Wicklow woman running the coast of Ireland

She’s raising money for the RNLI – keep an eye out for her, if you live by the sea!

# rnli - Sunday 12 November, 2017

80-foot fishing boat rescued from west Cork coast

The boat had issued a mayday call.

# rnli - Saturday 21 October, 2017

Group of 15 junior sailors rescued from wrath of Storm Brian in Dun Laoghaire harbour

It’s understood the youngsters were having a sailing lesson when the storm took a hold.

# 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.

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