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#Lifeboat

# lifeboat - Last year 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 30,348 Views 23 Comments

Both incidents happened yesterday afternoon.

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 14,365 Views 10 Comments

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

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 31,886 Views 36 Comments

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

# lifeboat - All time

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 18,532 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
# Dún Laoghaire
# Dún Laoghaire

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

Jul 18th 2020, 2:05 PM 34,720 Views 16 Comments

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

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 14,684 Views 3 Comments

The boat was in danger of being swept onto rocks.

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 17,169 Views 20 Comments

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
# Oranmore
# Oranmore

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

Nov 18th 2017, 3:25 PM 30,778 Views 6 Comments

The man was last seen on Tuesday.

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 42,565 Views 55 Comments

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
# Lifeboat
# Lifeboat

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

Feb 19th 2017, 6:58 PM 27,408 Views 17 Comments

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
# Bundoran
# Bundoran

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

Aug 24th 2016, 7:22 AM 14,036 Views 2 Comments

The search resumed at first light.

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 30,623 Views 15 Comments

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
# Crosshaven

Injured sailor clinging to side of boat rescued off Cork coast

Aug 17th 2016, 7:33 AM 14,061 Views 5 Comments

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
# Dangerous Conditions
# Dangerous Conditions

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

Aug 8th 2016, 7:42 AM 20,548 Views 9 Comments

Three separate marine rescues were carried out yesterday.

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 19,648 Views 6 Comments

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

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 31,872 Views 25 Comments

The water became waist deep.

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 18,058 Views 7 Comments

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
# RNLI
# RNLI

Lifeboat crew rescues boat that lost power in gale force winds

Dec 22nd 2015, 10:48 AM 9,209 Views 8 Comments

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

Irishman drowned on holidays in Portugal
# RIP
# RIP

Irishman drowned on holidays in Portugal

Nov 9th 2015, 11:21 AM 29,970 Views 3 Comments

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
# West Coast Crew
# West Coast Crew

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

Oct 2nd 2015, 9:12 AM 30,816 Views 47 Comments

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
# Saltee Islands
# Saltee Islands

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

Aug 30th 2015, 9:15 AM 22,006 Views 12 Comments

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
# Clew Bay
# Clew Bay

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

Aug 7th 2015, 7:58 AM 14,107 Views 19 Comments

He was rushed to hospital by helicopter.

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 12,540 Views 13 Comments

Another rescue involved a dog that fell of a cliff.

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 20,970 Views 24 Comments

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

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 16,119 Views 26 Comments

Several emergency crews responded to the incident.

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 9,734 Views 4 Comments

The trawler is now being towed back to Kinsale.

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 10,084 Views 3 Comments

He was hit by a fallen mast in Dublin Bay.

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 2,960 Views 1 Comment

Right so, at least they tried.

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 26,890 Views 30 Comments

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

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 8,165 Views 12 Comments

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
# Rescue
# Rescue

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

Jul 26th 2014, 5:11 PM 12,673 Views 6 Comments

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
# Defence Forces
# Defence Forces

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

Jul 3rd 2014, 8:35 PM 14,063 Views 15 Comments

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?
# 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 5,170 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.

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

Man rescued from River Shannon by Limerick firefighters

May 6th 2014, 7:35 AM 11,411 Views 5 Comments

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
# Cork
# Cork

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

Apr 13th 2014, 3:22 PM 10,324 Views 4 Comments

The inflatable boat had run aground north of Hop Island.

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 15,893 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.

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

Divers search for missing man in River Lee

Feb 9th 2014, 11:53 AM 22,936 Views 19 Comments

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
# Stormwatch
# Stormwatch

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

Jan 6th 2014, 5:34 PM 30,143 Views 65 Comments

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
# RNLI
# RNLI

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

Jan 3rd 2014, 7:20 PM 22,234 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.

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 14,683 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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