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Monday 11 December 2023 Dublin: 8°C

# Lifeboat

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Lifeboat crews rescue seven people in two separate incidents near Dun Laoghaire
Both incidents happened yesterday afternoon.
Spanish fisherman brought ashore by RNLI after taking ill off Cork coast
The man was transported to hospital in the early hours of yesterday morning.
Lifeboat rescues windsurfer blown out to sea off Cork coast
The windsurfer got into difficulty a kilometre from the shore near the Old Head of Kinsale.
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.
Three rescued after 35ft yacht gets into difficulty off Dublin coast
The propeller on the yacht was fouled before 11 o’clock this morning.
Fisherman rescued by RNLI lifeboat after vessel suffered engine failure
The boat was in danger of being swept onto rocks.
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.
Searches to take place for man last seen entering the water in Galway
The man was last seen on Tuesday.
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.
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.
Search resumes for man in his 20s who got into difficulty swimming off Donegal coast
The search resumed at first light.
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.
Injured sailor clinging to side of boat rescued off Cork coast
Crosshaven RNLI lifeboat rescued the man from the East Ferry channel yesterday evening.
15 people had to be rescued in multiple incidents at sea yesterday
Three separate marine rescues were carried out yesterday.
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.
Walkers rescued after being surrounded by rising tide
The water became waist deep.
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.
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.
Irishman drowned on holidays in Portugal
The 69-year-old was pulled out of the water by a lifeboat on Saturday afternoon.
Star Wars executives left some Hollywood dollars behind them on Skellig Michael
The film-makers made a donation to the local lifeboat crew.
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.
Man hit by propeller of out-of-control boat after falling overboard
He was rushed to hospital by helicopter.
Crew of five rescued from fishing boat that got into difficulties
Another rescue involved a dog that fell of a cliff.
Bear Grylls wants to help save Ireland's most famous lifeboat
The Sir Samuel Kelly was involved in a number of high-profile incidents.
Surfer winched to safety from base of Cliffs of Moher
Several emergency crews responded to the incident.
Lifeboat scrambled to help 90-foot trawler 'drifting' off West Cork
The trawler is now being towed back to Kinsale.
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.
VIDEO: Stranded cow rescued from the bottom of a cliff by Waterford lifeboat
The steaks were high in this one. (Sorry).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Lifeboat crew save four as boat gets stuck in mud in Lough Mahon
The inflatable boat had run aground north of Hop Island.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.