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

Feb 23rd 2018, 7:14 AM 30,991 Views 6 Comments

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

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

Feb 4th 2018, 8:30 AM 17,092 Views 16 Comments

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

80-foot fishing boat rescued from west Cork coast
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80-foot fishing boat rescued from west Cork coast

Nov 12th 2017, 3:05 PM 15,063 Views 4 Comments

The boat had issued a mayday call.

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

Oct 21st 2017, 3:49 PM 59,245 Views 105 Comments

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

It could become a criminal offence to recklessly endanger emergency workers during a status red warning
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It could become a criminal offence to recklessly endanger emergency workers during a status red warning

Oct 17th 2017, 10:12 AM 29,974 Views 121 Comments

Fianna Fáil spokesperson on Foreign Affairs and Trade Darragh O’Brien is writing draft legislation.

Three men rescued from Ophelia off yacht in Co Wexford
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Three men rescued from Ophelia off yacht in Co Wexford

Oct 16th 2017, 8:16 PM 33,047 Views 25 Comments

The three had encountered extreme difficulty in attempting to bring their yacht to harbour early this morning.

Gale force winds broke a yacht free and pushed it into a busy Shannon estuary shipping lane
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Gale force winds broke a yacht free and pushed it into a busy Shannon estuary shipping lane

Sep 23rd 2017, 1:39 PM 21,516 Views 10 Comments

The yacht was retrieved by a RNLI lifeboat crew.

'Some of them are moved to tears': A photographer is capturing Ireland's lifeboat crews with Victorian techniques
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'Some of them are moved to tears': A photographer is capturing Ireland's lifeboat crews with Victorian techniques

Sep 10th 2017, 9:00 PM 23,810 Views 22 Comments

Jack Lowe aims to capture all 238 stations in the network – a project that will likely take five years

Two divers rescued off Dalkey Island
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Two divers rescued off Dalkey Island

Aug 21st 2017, 7:13 AM 12,471 Views 5 Comments

They failed to surface when diving yesterday afternoon.

Body recovered in search for missing Canadian diver
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Body recovered in search for missing Canadian diver

Aug 14th 2017, 8:37 PM 17,790 Views 4 Comments

Three days of searches were carried out.

A new documentary will feature RNLI lifeboats in Ireland - who launched 1,116 times last year
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A new documentary will feature RNLI lifeboats in Ireland - who launched 1,116 times last year

Aug 12th 2017, 7:30 AM 8,456 Views 6 Comments

Saving Lives at Sea airs at 8pm next Wednesday on BBC Two.

If you're near the water this weekend, here's what you need to remember
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If you're near the water this weekend, here's what you need to remember

Aug 6th 2017, 8:45 AM 7,102 Views 12 Comments

While temperatures out of the water can rise, the temperatures in the water rarely exceed 15C.

Four people rescued off west Cork coast after boat's engine problems
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Four people rescued off west Cork coast after boat's engine problems

Jul 30th 2017, 7:03 PM 14,469 Views 4 Comments

Strong winds and engine problems left four people stranded after leaving Courtmacsherry Bay this morning.

Man stranded for 12 hours on a boat because he 'didn't want to put anyone out'
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Man stranded for 12 hours on a boat because he 'didn't want to put anyone out'

Jul 28th 2017, 4:50 PM 51,057 Views 13 Comments

The man spent the night alone on his craft on Lough Derg after it went aground having slipped its moorings.

RNLI save eight people who got stuck on boat coming back from island daytrip
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RNLI save eight people who got stuck on boat coming back from island daytrip

Jul 26th 2017, 6:27 PM 22,942 Views 8 Comments

One person was taken to hospital.

Floating down the Liffey on an inflatable is all fun and games... but it's not safe
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Floating down the Liffey on an inflatable is all fun and games... but it's not safe

Jul 25th 2017, 11:00 PM 36,425 Views 54 Comments

A number of people were photographed sitting in inflatable flamingos and unicorns in the river this afternoon.

Lifeboats launched in Bundoran after riptide carries group of footballers into danger
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Lifeboats launched in Bundoran after riptide carries group of footballers into danger

Jul 15th 2017, 3:51 PM 27,708 Views 19 Comments

A group of surfers managed to get the footballers to safety.

Six people rescued from boat in 'dangerous' conditions off Cork coast
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Six people rescued from boat in 'dangerous' conditions off Cork coast

Jul 2nd 2017, 4:20 PM 23,407 Views 10 Comments

“The rescue was carried out with great skill and precision on a dangerous coastline in today’s winds,” the RNLI said.

'Always respect the water': Coast Guard and RNLI issue bank holiday warning
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'Always respect the water': Coast Guard and RNLI issue bank holiday warning

Jun 3rd 2017, 7:00 AM 6,240 Views 5 Comments

Lots of people will be enjoying Ireland’s coastline over the summer.

One arrest after pleasure boat 'driven erratically' near ferry at Dublin Port
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One arrest after pleasure boat 'driven erratically' near ferry at Dublin Port

Jun 1st 2017, 9:21 AM 21,143 Views 24 Comments

Gardaí and RNLI units attended the scene this morning.

Body recovered after car enters water at Dun Laoghaire harbour
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Body recovered after car enters water at Dun Laoghaire harbour

Jun 1st 2017, 8:45 AM 52,989 Views 12 Comments

The alarm was raised at 5.30am this morning.

Search for fisherman missing off Skerries stood down
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Search for fisherman missing off Skerries stood down

May 26th 2017, 10:17 PM 25,263 Views 3 Comments

One man has been rescued and one man remains missing.

While training last night, the Coast Guard was called to help tourists adrift near Sandymount beach
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While training last night, the Coast Guard was called to help tourists adrift near Sandymount beach

May 24th 2017, 7:09 AM 18,877 Views 16 Comments

The two Finnish tourists were uninjured.

Massive search off Howth coast after reports of person in trouble
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Massive search off Howth coast after reports of person in trouble

May 23rd 2017, 9:50 PM 22,973 Views 5 Comments

Over 40 people were involved in the search effort.

Cancer survivor beginning to lose his sight sets sail around Ireland to raise money for charity
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Cancer survivor beginning to lose his sight sets sail around Ireland to raise money for charity

May 1st 2017, 2:07 PM 9,791 Views 6 Comments

Limerick man Chris Egan aims to sail around Ireland in two months.

Major search operation to begin Saturday for missing Rescue 116 crew
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Major search operation to begin Saturday for missing Rescue 116 crew

Apr 6th 2017, 6:09 PM 15,456 Views 8 Comments

The Coast Guard, the LÉ Ciara and local fishermen will be involved in the search over the weekend.

'Captain, colleague, daughter, sister, mum, friend and hero' - Captain Dara Fitzpatrick is laid to rest
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'Captain, colleague, daughter, sister, mum, friend and hero' - Captain Dara Fitzpatrick is laid to rest

Mar 18th 2017, 12:44 PM 53,086 Views 21 Comments

Her funeral mass took place at St Patrick’s Church in Glencullen in Dublin.

'We've seen first-hand the work of the RNLI' - GAA stars join forces with lifesavers
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'We've seen first-hand the work of the RNLI' - GAA stars join forces with lifesavers

Mar 9th 2017, 12:01 AM 10,512 Views 7 Comments

Each year an average of 28 people drown accidentally around the Irish coast.

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No bull: RNLI tasked to rescue cattle which had fallen from a cliff

Mar 6th 2017, 7:23 PM 12,576 Views 12 Comments

The animals got into difficulty late last month.

Man dies after getting into difficulty while kayaking
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Man dies after getting into difficulty while kayaking

Mar 5th 2017, 10:05 AM 21,267 Views 5 Comments

He was taken to hospital in a critical condition but was pronounced dead yesterday evening.

Man rescued after being found clinging to his kayak off Cork coast today
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Man rescued after being found clinging to his kayak off Cork coast today

Feb 19th 2017, 6:58 PM 27,381 Views 17 Comments

The kayaker was in the water for 45 minutes before he was rescued.

Man dies in hospital after falling into Lough Derg
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Man dies in hospital after falling into Lough Derg

Feb 9th 2017, 5:32 PM 20,408 Views 2 Comments

The man was airlifted to Limerick University Hospital this morning.

'It's what we do' - Husband of Coast Guard volunteer back on the water after her death
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'It's what we do' - Husband of Coast Guard volunteer back on the water after her death

Jan 13th 2017, 10:50 PM 16,377 Views 14 Comments

Speaking on tonight’s Late Late Show, Bernard Lucas paid tribute to his wife and his community.

'A fitting tribute': Coastguards called to rescue operation at ceremony to remember people lost at sea
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'A fitting tribute': Coastguards called to rescue operation at ceremony to remember people lost at sea

Dec 24th 2016, 4:10 PM 12,303 Views 1 Comment

Caitríona Lucas, the Coast Guard volunteer who died in September, is among those being remembered.

Search for man who fell from boat off Wicklow coast stopped for the night
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Search for man who fell from boat off Wicklow coast stopped for the night

Nov 16th 2016, 9:35 PM 11,480 Views 6 Comments

Units of the Coastguard as well as the RNLI have been searching for the man.

Man rescued from cliff ledge after falling into the sea
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Man rescued from cliff ledge after falling into the sea

Nov 13th 2016, 1:45 PM 17,416 Views 8 Comments

The man managed to get himself back onto rocks.

Three people rescued from sinking fishing trawler 20 miles off Cork coast
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Three people rescued from sinking fishing trawler 20 miles off Cork coast

Sep 27th 2016, 9:15 AM 20,117 Views 17 Comments

The boat had been taking on water rapidly by the time rescue arrived.

Teenage girls from Donegal are looking to thank some bodyboarders who saved them in the surf
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Teenage girls from Donegal are looking to thank some bodyboarders who saved them in the surf

Sep 20th 2016, 10:04 AM 21,687 Views 12 Comments

The girls were airlifted to hospital as a precaution.

'We come together in the most distressing situations': Hundreds to take part in emergency services parade
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'We come together in the most distressing situations': Hundreds to take part in emergency services parade

Sep 13th 2016, 10:00 PM 16,970 Views 13 Comments

The annual parade and gala will focus on safety and will also pay tribute to members of the services who lost their lives in the line of duty.

Could you drink only water for 10 days?
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Could you drink only water for 10 days?

Sep 10th 2016, 10:00 AM 19,949 Views 28 Comments

An RNLI campaign wants you to try.