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

Aug 13th 2020, 6:22 PM 58,123 Views 25 Comments

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
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Local fisherman found missing paddle boarders clinging to lobster pot

Updated Aug 13th 2020, 12:55 PM 154,137 Views 92 Comments

The women are now in the care of the HSE.

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

Jul 25th 2020, 11:14 AM 18,510 Views 8 Comments

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

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

Jul 18th 2020, 2:05 PM 34,679 Views 16 Comments

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

Runaway horse rescued by RNLI off the coast near Bundoran
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Runaway horse rescued by RNLI off the coast near Bundoran

Jun 30th 2020, 7:42 PM 24,885 Views 15 Comments

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

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

Apr 30th 2020, 3:18 PM 11,593 Views 11 Comments

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

Fisherman rescued by RNLI lifeboat after vessel suffered engine failure
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Fisherman rescued by RNLI lifeboat after vessel suffered engine failure

Apr 22nd 2020, 3:49 PM 14,659 Views 3 Comments

The boat was in danger of being swept onto rocks.

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

Apr 9th 2020, 9:57 PM 34,547 Views 26 Comments

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

Two kayakers rescued from Lough Derg after getting into difficultly
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Two kayakers rescued from Lough Derg after getting into difficultly

Dec 28th 2019, 4:02 PM 17,318 Views 20 Comments

One person was taken to hospital.

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

Dec 22nd 2019, 6:54 PM 84,093 Views 11 Comments

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

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

Dec 16th 2019, 5:52 PM 29,044 Views 22 Comments

The RNLI has released footae of the rescue.

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

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

Updated Nov 25th 2019, 10:00 PM 33,091 Views 7 Comments

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

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

Sep 17th 2019, 12:19 PM 19,502 Views 32 Comments

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

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

Aug 11th 2019, 12:46 PM 31,960 Views 40 Comments

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

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

Aug 6th 2019, 9:53 PM 38,443 Views 3 Comments

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

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

Jul 22nd 2019, 6:57 PM 43,575 Views 36 Comments

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

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

Jul 14th 2019, 10:59 AM 30,822 Views 21 Comments

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

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

Updated Jun 28th 2019, 8:14 PM 71,743 Views 43 Comments

The incident happened off Termonfeckin beach.

Kite surfer rescued off west coast of Cork by RNLI
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Kite surfer rescued off west coast of Cork by RNLI

Jun 22nd 2019, 3:59 PM 12,847 Views 8 Comments

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

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

May 31st 2019, 6:07 PM 17,138 Views 20 Comments

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

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

May 3rd 2019, 7:38 AM 17,400 Views 6 Comments

One of the fishermen had to be airlifted to hospital.

RNLI crew rescue paddle boarder who got into difficulty in Bray
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RNLI crew rescue paddle boarder who got into difficulty in Bray

Jan 27th 2019, 5:29 PM 14,821 Views 25 Comments

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

Coast Guard saved over 400 lives this year
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Coast Guard saved over 400 lives this year

Dec 30th 2018, 3:33 PM 7,433 Views 13 Comments

Around 1,000 volunteers help operate the service.

Bull rescued by RNLI after falling down steep cliff in Galway
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Bull rescued by RNLI after falling down steep cliff in Galway

Dec 23rd 2018, 2:37 PM 15,899 Views 16 Comments

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

Search continuing for missing man in Lough Erne since yesterday evening
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Search continuing for missing man in Lough Erne since yesterday evening

Sep 10th 2018, 7:49 AM 8,873 Views 0 Comments

One man has already been rescued.

Man bitten by shark while angling off Cork coast
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Man bitten by shark while angling off Cork coast

Sep 2nd 2018, 8:07 AM 53,643 Views 56 Comments

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

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

Sep 1st 2018, 8:30 AM 16,924 Views 17 Comments

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

Three people rescued after yacht gets into difficulty
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Three people rescued after yacht gets into difficulty

Jul 29th 2018, 2:45 PM 16,859 Views 9 Comments

The yacht’s sail got caught around the rudder.

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

Jul 18th 2018, 7:39 AM 11,213 Views 3 Comments

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

Two die after boat gets into difficulty off Malin Head
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Two die after boat gets into difficulty off Malin Head

Jul 17th 2018, 10:30 PM 19,414 Views 7 Comments

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

Jul 17th 2018, 9:46 AM 28,701 Views 5 Comments

All three were taken to hospital.

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

Jul 3rd 2018, 3:12 PM 46,252 Views 34 Comments

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

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

Jun 23rd 2018, 1:37 PM 20,903 Views 19 Comments

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

Fisherman (62) drowns off Galway coast
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Fisherman (62) drowns off Galway coast

May 24th 2018, 8:00 AM 15,208 Views 3 Comments

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

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

May 23rd 2018, 10:42 PM 19,780 Views 10 Comments

The Coast Guard commended the group for getting in contact.

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

May 5th 2018, 9:15 AM 14,814 Views 13 Comments

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

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

Apr 13th 2018, 6:10 AM 14,029 Views 12 Comments

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

Man dead after fishing boat sinks off Mayo coast
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Man dead after fishing boat sinks off Mayo coast

Apr 10th 2018, 5:17 PM 16,715 Views 4 Comments

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

Seven teens rescued after getting stranded on Sandymount beach
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Seven teens rescued after getting stranded on Sandymount beach

Mar 24th 2018, 5:05 PM 27,938 Views 24 Comments

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

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

Mar 2nd 2018, 4:56 PM 56,071 Views 114 Comments

The woman got into difficulty in stormy waters.