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#Lough Derg

# lough-derg - Monday 10 August, 2020

White-tailed sea eagles released into the wild in Munster
# Lough Derg
# Lough Derg

White-tailed sea eagles released into the wild in Munster

Aug 10th 2020, 7:53 PM 42,255 Views 44 Comments

Four birds were released at Lough Derg, with more to follow at the Shannon estuary.

# lough-derg - Saturday 28 December, 2019

Two kayakers rescued from Lough Derg after getting into difficultly
# Rescue Operation
# Rescue Operation

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.

# lough-derg - Wednesday 6 June, 2018

Man (40s) drowns after getting into difficulty while swimming in Lough Derg
# Galway
# Galway

Man (40s) drowns after getting into difficulty while swimming in Lough Derg

Jun 6th 2018, 8:41 AM 17,410 Views 6 Comments

Gardaí said that the alarm was raised shortly after 6pm yesterday evening when a swimmer got into difficulty.

# lough-derg - Friday 28 July, 2017

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

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.

# lough-derg - Thursday 9 February, 2017

Man dies in hospital after falling into Lough Derg
# Terryglass Harbour
# Terryglass Harbour

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.

# lough-derg - Saturday 4 June, 2016

Nine people rescued from stranded boat that ran aground off Tipperary shore
# Unharmed
# Unharmed

Nine people rescued from stranded boat that ran aground off Tipperary shore

Jun 4th 2016, 6:26 PM 26,148 Views 22 Comments

Everyone on board was safely rescued.

# lough-derg - Saturday 2 January, 2016

Video: Horse rescued after falling into river and being swept downstream
# Lough Derg
# Lough Derg

Video: Horse rescued after falling into river and being swept downstream

Jan 2nd 2016, 3:52 PM 20,160 Views 12 Comments

The horse was being swept downstream into Lough Derg.

# lough-derg - Sunday 27 December, 2015

Counties Limerick and Clare are braced for the worst as the Shannon continues to rise
# Flooding
# Flooding

Counties Limerick and Clare are braced for the worst as the Shannon continues to rise

Dec 27th 2015, 2:07 PM 25,319 Views 22 Comments

Limerick City and County Council have issued a weather alert as the spill rate at Lough Derg’s Parteen Weir is increased once more.

# lough-derg - Saturday 12 December, 2015

National weather warning in place as snow starts to fall
# More Bad News
# More Bad News

National weather warning in place as snow starts to fall

Dec 12th 2015, 2:02 PM 77,707 Views 45 Comments

There is expected to be more flooding near the River Shannon today as water is released from the Parteen Weir

# lough-derg - Tuesday 8 December, 2015

Everything you need to know about the weather (and the flood predictions)
# More Bad News
# More Bad News

Everything you need to know about the weather (and the flood predictions)

Dec 8th 2015, 7:35 PM 49,863 Views 26 Comments

Two status yellow warnings will be in effect tomorrow.

# lough-derg - Friday 21 August, 2015

Brian Boru's 'Island of Churches' is the perfect place to relax and unwind
# Heritage Ireland
# Heritage Ireland

Brian Boru's 'Island of Churches' is the perfect place to relax and unwind

Aug 21st 2015, 9:15 PM 18,530 Views 6 Comments

Plus: the ancient monastery of Iniscealtra.

# lough-derg - Friday 9 January, 2015

Hypothermic kayakers rescued from Lough Derg after 999 call
# Coast Guard
# Coast Guard

Hypothermic kayakers rescued from Lough Derg after 999 call

Jan 9th 2015, 9:46 PM 14,533 Views 18 Comments

A call came into the Coast Guard at around 2.30pm.

# lough-derg - Sunday 27 July, 2014

Two people rescued after boat ran aground at Lough Derg
# Rescue
# Rescue

Two people rescued after boat ran aground at Lough Derg

Jul 27th 2014, 12:15 PM 8,618 Views 13 Comments

The RNLI has urged people to take care on the water.

# lough-derg - Monday 21 July, 2014

Woman dies after falling into the water in Lough Derg
# Tipperary
# Tipperary

Woman dies after falling into the water in Lough Derg

Jul 21st 2014, 8:35 AM 23,684 Views 0 Comments

The woman and a male companion were returning to their boat at the marina near Dromineer.

# lough-derg - Monday 23 June, 2014

Opinion: Thousands of Irish people go on pilgrimage every year... but why?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Opinion: Thousands of Irish people go on pilgrimage every year... but why?

Jun 23rd 2014, 7:30 AM 1,197 Views 50 Comments

The weekly mass-goer and interested agnostic can walk alongside the person who privately explores their spirituality.

# lough-derg - Monday 21 April, 2014

Two men rescued from Lough Derg
# Water Safety
# Water Safety

Two men rescued from Lough Derg

Apr 21st 2014, 8:23 PM 21,752 Views 11 Comments

The father and son team got into difficulty this afternoon while kayaking.

# lough-derg - Friday 21 June, 2013

Search concludes on Lough Derg after all found safe
# Incident
# Incident

Search concludes on Lough Derg after all found safe

Jun 21st 2013, 10:07 PM 15,977 Views 20 Comments

The National Ambulance Service said that 35 people were rescued, with 15 being treated for hypothermia after bad weather struck a rowing boat event.

# lough-derg - Friday 14 June, 2013

8 things that the G8 leaders should know about Sunday's Cavan v Fermanagh game
# Local Derby
From The42
# Local Derby

8 things that the G8 leaders should know about Sunday's Cavan v Fermanagh game

Jun 14th 2013, 8:00 AM 9,425 Views 3 Comments

The sides clash in the Ulster senior championship in Enniskillen on Sunday with the G8 summit taking place in the county on Monday and Tuesday.

# lough-derg - Monday 22 April, 2013

Five rescued in consecutive call-outs on Lough Derg over weekend
# Rescue
# Rescue

Five rescued in consecutive call-outs on Lough Derg over weekend

Apr 22nd 2013, 8:43 AM 9,420 Views 5 Comments

One incident involved a cruiser with a failed engine and the RNLI crew also assisted two people who abandoned ship after it began to sink.

# lough-derg - Monday 8 October, 2012

O'Leary seals All-Ireland glory
# Sailing
From The42
# Sailing

O'Leary seals All-Ireland glory

Oct 8th 2012, 10:25 AM 419 Views 0 Comments

2012 Olympian Peter O’Leary beat Fionn Lyden and George Kenefick to win the ISA All-Ireland Sailing Championship on Sunday.

# lough-derg - Saturday 4 August, 2012

Post mortem to be carried out on body found in Lough Derg
# Lough Derg
# Lough Derg

Post mortem to be carried out on body found in Lough Derg

Aug 4th 2012, 10:02 AM 5,666 Views 5 Comments

The man’s body was found in the water on Friday night following a search operation.

# lough-derg - Friday 3 August, 2012

Abandoned upturned boat found on Lough Derg
# Search
# Search

Abandoned upturned boat found on Lough Derg

Aug 3rd 2012, 7:11 PM 14,266 Views 16 Comments

A rescue team is searching the area for any survivors.

# lough-derg - Sunday 17 June, 2012

Clerical abuse 'remains a mystery', says Pope Benedict XVI
# IEC2012
# IEC2012

Clerical abuse 'remains a mystery', says Pope Benedict XVI

Jun 17th 2012, 6:12 PM 7,043 Views 109 Comments

“They abused people and undermined the credibility of the Church’s message.”

# lough-derg - Wednesday 13 June, 2012

Pope's personal rep to Eucharistic Congress meets survivors of clerical sexual abuse
# IEC 2012
# IEC 2012

Pope's personal rep to Eucharistic Congress meets survivors of clerical sexual abuse

Jun 13th 2012, 3:25 PM 1,769 Views 16 Comments

The Papal Legate, Cardinal Marc Ouellet, met with a group of abuse survivors during a pilgrimage to Lough Derg.

# lough-derg - Tuesday 12 June, 2012

Papal Legate to have private meeting with President Higgins
# IEC 2012
# IEC 2012

Papal Legate to have private meeting with President Higgins

Jun 12th 2012, 10:18 AM 874 Views 13 Comments

The Papal Legate, Cardinal Marc Ouellet, is in Ireland for the Eucharistic Congress, which enters its third day today.

# lough-derg - Tuesday 3 April, 2012

Three teenagers rescued by RNLI lifeboat on Lough Derg
# Rescue
# Rescue

Three teenagers rescued by RNLI lifeboat on Lough Derg

Apr 3rd 2012, 8:48 PM 4,630 Views 21 Comments

The teenagers had been sailing a dinghy when harsh wind conditions drove the vessel onto rocks.

# lough-derg - Monday 26 July, 2010

Man rescued from Lough Derg
# Lifeboat Rescue
# Lifeboat Rescue

Man rescued from Lough Derg

Jul 26th 2010, 8:27 AM 158 Views 0 Comments