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#Lifeboat

# lifeboat - Monday 22 March, 2021

Lifeboat crews rescue seven people in two separate incidents near Dun Laoghaire
# Dublin
# Dublin

Lifeboat crews rescue seven people in two separate incidents near Dun Laoghaire

Mar 22nd 2021, 7:27 AM 30,318 Views 23 Comments

Both incidents happened yesterday afternoon.

# lifeboat - Thursday 11 February, 2021

Spanish fisherman brought ashore by RNLI after taking ill off Cork coast
# Cork
# Cork

Spanish fisherman brought ashore by RNLI after taking ill off Cork coast

Feb 11th 2021, 12:26 PM 14,349 Views 10 Comments

The man was transported to hospital in the early hours of yesterday morning.

# lifeboat - Saturday 30 January, 2021

Lifeboat rescues windsurfer blown out to sea off Cork coast
# RNLI
# RNLI

Lifeboat rescues windsurfer blown out to sea off Cork coast

Jan 30th 2021, 7:17 PM 31,867 Views 36 Comments

The windsurfer got into difficulty a kilometre from the shore near the Old Head of Kinsale.

# lifeboat - Saturday 25 July, 2020

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

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

Jul 25th 2020, 11:14 AM 18,525 Views 8 Comments

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

# lifeboat - Saturday 18 July, 2020

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

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

Jul 18th 2020, 2:05 PM 34,711 Views 16 Comments

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

# lifeboat - Wednesday 22 April, 2020

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

Fisherman rescued by RNLI lifeboat after vessel suffered engine failure

Apr 22nd 2020, 3:49 PM 14,664 Views 3 Comments

The boat was in danger of being swept onto rocks.

# lifeboat - Friday 31 May, 2019

The RNLI is getting a new lifeboat to serve the east coast of Ireland
# Michael O'brien
# Michael O'brien

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

May 31st 2019, 6:07 PM 17,159 Views 20 Comments

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

# lifeboat - Saturday 18 November, 2017

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

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

Nov 18th 2017, 3:25 PM 30,764 Views 6 Comments

The man was last seen on Tuesday.

# lifeboat - Tuesday 7 November, 2017

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

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

Nov 7th 2017, 6:40 PM 42,554 Views 55 Comments

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

# lifeboat - Sunday 19 February, 2017

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

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

Feb 19th 2017, 6:58 PM 27,395 Views 17 Comments

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

# lifeboat - Wednesday 24 August, 2016

Search resumes for man in his 20s who got into difficulty swimming off Donegal coast
# Bundoran
# Bundoran

Search resumes for man in his 20s who got into difficulty swimming off Donegal coast

Aug 24th 2016, 7:22 AM 14,028 Views 2 Comments

The search resumed at first light.

# lifeboat - Sunday 21 August, 2016

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

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

Aug 21st 2016, 1:27 PM 30,612 Views 15 Comments

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

# lifeboat - Wednesday 17 August, 2016

Injured sailor clinging to side of boat rescued off Cork coast
# Crosshaven
# Crosshaven

Injured sailor clinging to side of boat rescued off Cork coast

Aug 17th 2016, 7:33 AM 14,049 Views 5 Comments

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

# lifeboat - Monday 8 August, 2016

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

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

Aug 8th 2016, 7:42 AM 20,538 Views 9 Comments

Three separate marine rescues were carried out yesterday.

# lifeboat - Thursday 12 May, 2016

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

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

May 12th 2016, 6:17 PM 19,630 Views 6 Comments

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

# lifeboat - Sunday 13 March, 2016

Walkers rescued after being surrounded by rising tide
# Sandymount Strand
# Sandymount Strand

Walkers rescued after being surrounded by rising tide

Mar 13th 2016, 4:33 PM 31,863 Views 25 Comments

The water became waist deep.

# lifeboat - Wednesday 3 February, 2016

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

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

Feb 3rd 2016, 5:17 PM 18,055 Views 7 Comments

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

# lifeboat - Tuesday 22 December, 2015

Lifeboat crew rescues boat that lost power in gale force winds
# RNLI
# RNLI

Lifeboat crew rescues boat that lost power in gale force winds

Dec 22nd 2015, 10:48 AM 9,204 Views 8 Comments

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

# lifeboat - Monday 9 November, 2015

Irishman drowned on holidays in Portugal
# RIP
# RIP

Irishman drowned on holidays in Portugal

Nov 9th 2015, 11:21 AM 29,961 Views 3 Comments

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

# lifeboat - Friday 2 October, 2015

Star Wars executives left some Hollywood dollars behind them on Skellig Michael
# West Coast Crew
# West Coast Crew

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

Oct 2nd 2015, 9:12 AM 30,803 Views 47 Comments

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

# lifeboat - Sunday 30 August, 2015

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

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

Aug 30th 2015, 9:15 AM 21,992 Views 12 Comments

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

# lifeboat - Friday 7 August, 2015

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

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

Aug 7th 2015, 7:58 AM 14,095 Views 19 Comments

He was rushed to hospital by helicopter.

# lifeboat - Sunday 12 April, 2015

Crew of five rescued from fishing boat that got into difficulties
# RNLI
# RNLI

Crew of five rescued from fishing boat that got into difficulties

Apr 12th 2015, 7:00 AM 12,534 Views 13 Comments

Another rescue involved a dog that fell of a cliff.

# lifeboat - Thursday 19 March, 2015

Bear Grylls wants to help save Ireland's most famous lifeboat
# To The Rescue
# To The Rescue

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

Mar 19th 2015, 9:54 AM 20,954 Views 24 Comments

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

# lifeboat - Sunday 15 March, 2015

Surfer winched to safety from base of Cliffs of Moher
# Rescue 118
# Rescue 118

Surfer winched to safety from base of Cliffs of Moher

Mar 15th 2015, 9:31 AM 16,106 Views 26 Comments

Several emergency crews responded to the incident.

# lifeboat - Sunday 16 November, 2014

Lifeboat scrambled to help 90-foot trawler 'drifting' off West Cork
# Seven Heads Coast
# Seven Heads Coast

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

Nov 16th 2014, 2:20 PM 9,724 Views 4 Comments

The trawler is now being towed back to Kinsale.

# lifeboat - Sunday 2 November, 2014

Sailor with suspected spinal injuries rescued during yacht race
# Dublin Bay
# Dublin Bay

Sailor with suspected spinal injuries rescued during yacht race

Nov 2nd 2014, 3:30 PM 10,078 Views 3 Comments

He was hit by a fallen mast in Dublin Bay.

# lifeboat - Wednesday 1 October, 2014

Here's how to NOT launch a lifeboat, ever
# Bounce Bounce
From The Daily Edge
# Bounce Bounce

Here's how to NOT launch a lifeboat, ever

Oct 1st 2014, 7:58 AM 2,954 Views 1 Comment

Right so, at least they tried.

# lifeboat - Sunday 21 September, 2014

VIDEO: Stranded cow rescued from the bottom of a cliff by Waterford lifeboat
# Moo-ving On Up
# Moo-ving On Up

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

Sep 21st 2014, 6:45 PM 26,873 Views 30 Comments

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

# lifeboat - Thursday 4 September, 2014

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

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

Sep 4th 2014, 6:45 AM 8,156 Views 12 Comments

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

# lifeboat - Saturday 26 July, 2014

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

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

Jul 26th 2014, 5:11 PM 12,663 Views 6 Comments

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

# lifeboat - Thursday 3 July, 2014

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

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

Jul 3rd 2014, 8:35 PM 14,056 Views 15 Comments

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

# lifeboat - Saturday 31 May, 2014

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

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

May 31st 2014, 9:00 AM 5,164 Views 2 Comments

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.

# lifeboat - Tuesday 6 May, 2014

Man rescued from River Shannon by Limerick firefighters
# Rescue
# Rescue

Man rescued from River Shannon by Limerick firefighters

May 6th 2014, 7:35 AM 11,404 Views 5 Comments

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

# lifeboat - Sunday 13 April, 2014

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

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

Apr 13th 2014, 3:22 PM 10,315 Views 4 Comments

The inflatable boat had run aground north of Hop Island.

# lifeboat - Sunday 6 April, 2014

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

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

Apr 6th 2014, 9:58 AM 15,882 Views 21 Comments

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.

# lifeboat - Sunday 9 February, 2014

Divers search for missing man in River Lee
# Cork
# Cork

Divers search for missing man in River Lee

Feb 9th 2014, 11:53 AM 22,932 Views 19 Comments

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

# lifeboat - Monday 6 January, 2014

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

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

Jan 6th 2014, 5:34 PM 30,080 Views 65 Comments

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

# lifeboat - Friday 3 January, 2014

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

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

Jan 3rd 2014, 7:20 PM 22,223 Views 49 Comments

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.

# lifeboat - Sunday 3 November, 2013

WATCH: Six rescued from yacht in gale force conditions
# RNLI
# RNLI

WATCH: Six rescued from yacht in gale force conditions

Nov 3rd 2013, 2:01 PM 14,674 Views 20 Comments

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

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