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# rnli - Friday 20 November, 2020

Irish Coast Guard and RNLI issue water safety plea as callouts to open water swimmers increase

Over the past week, eight separate incidents arose in the Dublin-Wicklow area alone.

# rnli - Wednesday 23 September, 2020

The father and son who rescued the two young women out at sea last month rescued another man today

Patrick and Morgan Oliver answered the call again today.

# rnli - Friday 18 September, 2020

Man (50s) dies after getting into difficulty swimming in Youghal

Gardaí are treating the death as a tragic accident.

# rnli - Saturday 5 September, 2020

'We found them, but they saved themselves': Galway paddleboarders and fisherman recall sea rescue

Sara Feeney and Ellen Glynn recalled their ordeal at sea in August.

# rnli - Saturday 29 August, 2020

Windsurfer rescued off coast of Scotland after being spotted by person with a telescope in their home

He was located 10 miles from Anstruther and six miles from his destination of Dunbar in East Lothian.

# rnli - Monday 24 August, 2020

Teenagers praised for rescuing man off Cork coast

Crosshaven RNLI have praised five teenagers who helped rescue the man.

# rnli - Monday 17 August, 2020

‘It provided inspiration’: Neighbouring GAA clubs meet on the field following paddleboard rescue

The Bearna and Salthill-Knocknacarra GAA clubs met in championship on Friday night after helping with the search for the missing paddle boarders.

# rnli - Saturday 15 August, 2020

'These are the days you live for': RNLI volunteers recall dramatic rescue of young paddle-boarders in Galway

There was jubilation this week when cousins Sara Feeney and Ellen Glynn were found off Inis Oirr.

# rnli - Friday 14 August, 2020

Paddleboarder (17) rescues child blown out to sea on inflatable swan off Scottish coast

The teenager was praised for his quick actions.

# rnli - Thursday 13 August, 2020

'Anything that could fly or float was out there last night': The story behind the rescue of Galway paddle boarders

A Galway RNLI crew member recounts the operation that saved two women’s lives this morning.

Local fisherman found missing paddle boarders clinging to lobster pot

The women are now in the care of the HSE.

# rnli - Saturday 25 July, 2020

Two people rescued by RNLI lifeboat after their jet skis suffer engine problems in Dublin Bay

The two people came into difficulties with their jet skis just off North Bull Wall last night.

# rnli - Saturday 18 July, 2020

Three rescued after 35ft yacht gets into difficulty off Dublin coast

The propeller on the yacht was fouled before 11 o’clock this morning.

# rnli - Tuesday 30 June, 2020

Runaway horse rescued by RNLI off the coast near Bundoran

The crew spent almost an hour trying to guide the horse back to shore.

# rnli - Thursday 30 April, 2020

'Now is not the time to become complacent': Rescue services urge public to avoid water-based exercise

It’s feared that people may become complacent and be tempted to take to the water or visit coastal areas this bank holiday weekend.

# rnli - Wednesday 22 April, 2020

Fisherman rescued by RNLI lifeboat after vessel suffered engine failure

The boat was in danger of being swept onto rocks.

# rnli - Thursday 9 April, 2020

Rescue services urge public to avoid water-based exercise while Covid-19 restrictions are in place

It’s feared rescue crews and emergency services could face by being unnecessarily exposed to the coronavirus.

# rnli - Saturday 28 December, 2019

Two kayakers rescued from Lough Derg after getting into difficultly

One person was taken to hospital.

# rnli - Sunday 22 December, 2019

Two people injured after large wave caused 15-foot fall from Wicklow pier

The injured were swept onto a lower pier at a harbour.

# rnli - Monday 16 December, 2019

RNLI battles 50 foot sea swells to rescue fishermen who sent mayday distress call

The RNLI has released footae of the rescue.

# rnli - Monday 25 November, 2019

Search continues for pilot after plane disappeared off north coast of Wales

Police confirmed the small plane had just one person on board when it went off the radar near Puffin Island.

# 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.

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