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#Lifeboat

From TheJournal.ie The RNLI is getting a new lifeboat to serve the east coast of Ireland Michael O'brien

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.

From TheJournal.ie Searches to take place for man last seen entering the water in Galway Oranmore

Searches to take place for man last seen entering the water in Galway

The man was last seen on Tuesday.

From TheJournal.ie Mystery of enormous 60-foot whale washed up dead on Donegal island Castaway

Mystery of enormous 60-foot whale washed up dead on Donegal island

The enormous baleen whale had been dead for about two weeks. How it died is a mystery however.

From TheJournal.ie Man rescued after being found clinging to his kayak off Cork coast today Lifeboat

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.

From TheJournal.ie Search resumes for man in his 20s who got into difficulty swimming off Donegal coast Bundoran
From TheJournal.ie Lone 60-year-old sailor rescued amid storm-force conditions RNLI

Lone 60-year-old sailor rescued amid storm-force conditions

The yachtsman’s VHF radio was washed overboard before his rescue, which saw the RNLI lifeboat spending 12 hours at sea.

From TheJournal.ie Injured sailor clinging to side of boat rescued off Cork coast Crosshaven

Injured sailor clinging to side of boat rescued off Cork coast

Crosshaven RNLI lifeboat rescued the man from the East Ferry channel yesterday evening.

From TheJournal.ie 15 people had to be rescued in multiple incidents at sea yesterday Dangerous Conditions

15 people had to be rescued in multiple incidents at sea yesterday

Three separate marine rescues were carried out yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie Four swimmers rescued after getting caught in rip current off Dublin coast RNLI

Four swimmers rescued after getting caught in rip current off Dublin coast

A RNLI volunteer entered the water to rescue the casualties over risk of hypothermia.

From TheJournal.ie Walkers rescued after being surrounded by rising tide Sandymount Strand

Walkers rescued after being surrounded by rising tide

The water became waist deep.

From TheJournal.ie Watch: Fishermen rescued from stricken trawler off Dublin in 3am call-out Volunteer Crews

Watch: Fishermen rescued from stricken trawler off Dublin in 3am call-out

High winds hampered the rescue mission – with the towline snapping three times on the way back to port.

From TheJournal.ie Lifeboat crew rescues boat that lost power in gale force winds RNLI

Lifeboat crew rescues boat that lost power in gale force winds

The three people on board the boat had been carrying out work in the area.

From TheJournal.ie Irishman drowned on holidays in Portugal RIP

Irishman drowned on holidays in Portugal

The 69-year-old was pulled out of the water by a lifeboat on Saturday afternoon.

From TheJournal.ie Star Wars executives left some Hollywood dollars behind them on Skellig Michael West Coast Crew

Star Wars executives left some Hollywood dollars behind them on Skellig Michael

The film-makers made a donation to the local lifeboat crew.

From TheJournal.ie Man dies off Wexford coast after a day's leisure fishing turns to tragedy Saltee Islands

Man dies off Wexford coast after a day's leisure fishing turns to tragedy

A total of 10 people were taken from the water having been there for five hours.

From TheJournal.ie Man hit by propeller of out-of-control boat after falling overboard Clew Bay

Man hit by propeller of out-of-control boat after falling overboard

He was rushed to hospital by helicopter.

From TheJournal.ie Crew of five rescued from fishing boat that got into difficulties RNLI

Crew of five rescued from fishing boat that got into difficulties

Another rescue involved a dog that fell of a cliff.

From TheJournal.ie Bear Grylls wants to help save Ireland's most famous lifeboat To The Rescue

Bear Grylls wants to help save Ireland's most famous lifeboat

The Sir Samuel Kelly was involved in a number of high-profile incidents.

From TheJournal.ie Surfer winched to safety from base of Cliffs of Moher Rescue 118

Surfer winched to safety from base of Cliffs of Moher

Several emergency crews responded to the incident.

From TheJournal.ie Lifeboat scrambled to help 90-foot trawler 'drifting' off West Cork Seven Heads Coast

Lifeboat scrambled to help 90-foot trawler 'drifting' off West Cork

The trawler is now being towed back to Kinsale.

From TheJournal.ie Sailor with suspected spinal injuries rescued during yacht race Dublin Bay

Sailor with suspected spinal injuries rescued during yacht race

He was hit by a fallen mast in Dublin Bay.

Here's how to NOT launch a lifeboat, ever

Right so, at least they tried.

From TheJournal.ie VIDEO: Stranded cow rescued from the bottom of a cliff by Waterford lifeboat Moo-ving On Up This post contains videos

VIDEO: Stranded cow rescued from the bottom of a cliff by Waterford lifeboat

The steaks were high in this one. (Sorry).

From TheJournal.ie Ireland's newest lifeboat station opens at Union Hall where the Tit Bonhomme tragedy happened Saving Lives

Ireland's newest lifeboat station opens at Union Hall where the Tit Bonhomme tragedy happened

A team of 16 volunteers, including an electrician, an engineer and a fisherman, will operate the new lifeboat.

From TheJournal.ie Family rescued by fishing trawler after their boat sank off Wicklow coast Rescue

Family rescued by fishing trawler after their boat sank off Wicklow coast

The family of four, including two young children, ended up in the water after their boat sank.

From TheJournal.ie LÉ Niamh comes to the aid of capsized boat in Cork Harbour Defence Forces

LÉ Niamh comes to the aid of capsized boat in Cork Harbour

Two men were found standing on top of upturned craft, and brought back to shore for medical attention.

From TheJournal.ie Fancy owning a piece of rock n' roll history AND helping save lives at sea? Rory Gallagher

Fancy owning a piece of rock n' roll history AND helping save lives at sea?

Alright, that’s a slightly loaded headline… One of Rory Gallagher’s amps is for sale, though – and it’s for a very good cause.

From TheJournal.ie Man rescued from River Shannon by Limerick firefighters Rescue

Man rescued from River Shannon by Limerick firefighters

The man in his 20s was treated at the scene and taken to hospital after the rescue.

From TheJournal.ie Lifeboat crew save four as boat gets stuck in mud in Lough Mahon Cork

Lifeboat crew save four as boat gets stuck in mud in Lough Mahon

The inflatable boat had run aground north of Hop Island.

From TheJournal.ie Two sailors rescued from their fast-sinking yacht off Wicklow coast Saved

Two sailors rescued from their fast-sinking yacht off Wicklow coast

With help from a much larger vessel, volunteers managed to save the yacht as well, though it was almost below the surface when they took the two sailors from it.

From TheJournal.ie Divers search for missing man in River Lee Cork

Divers search for missing man in River Lee

There were reports of a man in his 20s going into the river just before 5am this morning.

From TheJournal.ie Coast Guard warns people to get away from the sea as man injured at Howth pier Stormwatch

Coast Guard warns people to get away from the sea as man injured at Howth pier

Heavy winds + strong waves = not a good idea to go walking along seafronts tonight.

From TheJournal.ie Video: Lifeboat launches search in rough seas - but it was a hoax call RNLI

Video: Lifeboat launches search in rough seas - but it was a hoax call

The coastguard, RNLI and two helicopters were all involved in the search off Co Down after reports that a man had entered the sea to rescue his dog.

From TheJournal.ie WATCH: Six rescued from yacht in gale force conditions RNLI

WATCH: Six rescued from yacht in gale force conditions

The crew became stranded in Dublin bay just after six last night. A RNLI crew member with a headcam captured the rescue on video.

From TheJournal.ie RNLI brings 15-year-old needing 'urgent medical attention' to mainland Cork Cork

RNLI brings 15-year-old needing 'urgent medical attention' to mainland Cork

The RNLI crew delivered the teen into the care of the ambulance service and he was then transported to hospital.

From TheJournal.ie Five rescued from fishing vessel in 17-hour operation Rescue

Five rescued from fishing vessel in 17-hour operation

The crew got into trouble when the vessel’s nets became entangled in its propellers.

From TheJournal.ie Coastguard and RNLI help teen who became "very unwell" during angling trip Concern

Coastguard and RNLI help teen who became "very unwell" during angling trip

The teenager was brought ashore, where she was met by the lifeboat doctor and the ambulance service.

From TheJournal.ie Photos: 4 confirmed dead after helicopter ditches in North Sea Shetland Islands

Photos: 4 confirmed dead after helicopter ditches in North Sea

Fourteen people were rescued after the helicopter crashed into the sea off the Shetland Islands last night.

From TheJournal.ie Pics: Four rescued off Achill after attaching boat to lobster pots to avoid being wrecked Rescue

Pics: Four rescued off Achill after attaching boat to lobster pots to avoid being wrecked

The four were rescued after their boat ran into engine trouble.

From TheJournal.ie Two fishermen rescued after open-top vessel crashes on rocks Donegal

Two fishermen rescued after open-top vessel crashes on rocks

The Rescue 118 helicopter was dispatched to the scene, but the men were pulled to safety by a lifeboat after the incident near Malin Head.

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