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#RNLI

# rnli - Sunday 18 September, 2022

Man rescued after becoming trapped in Mayo sea cave overnight
# Downpatrick Head
# Downpatrick Head

Man rescued after becoming trapped in Mayo sea cave overnight

Updated Sep 18th 2022, 7:01 PM 51,013 Views 12 Comments

RNLI rescuers maintained contact with the man overnight.

# rnli - Sunday 26 June, 2022

Cork RNLI crew assists US sailors who ran into bad weather during Atlantic crossing
# Rescue
# Rescue

Cork RNLI crew assists US sailors who ran into bad weather during Atlantic crossing

Jun 26th 2022, 11:55 AM 21,997 Views 6 Comments

The sailors had left Boston on their yacht a number of weeks ago and were en route to Scotland.

# rnli - Thursday 23 June, 2022

RNLI crew assists sailor in difficulty after failure of boat engine
# Rescue
# Rescue

RNLI crew assists sailor in difficulty after failure of boat engine

Jun 23rd 2022, 8:15 PM 15,460 Views 4 Comments

The RNLI has urged people planning to go out on their boats to ensure they are prepared in case they get into a difficult situation.

# rnli - Saturday 18 June, 2022

RNLI rescue 40-foot yacht off the coast of Cork
# Kinsale
# Kinsale

RNLI rescue 40-foot yacht off the coast of Cork

Jun 18th 2022, 12:40 PM 22,633 Views 9 Comments

This has been the crew’s third callout in three days.

# rnli - Saturday 30 April, 2022

Water safety appeal issued ahead of bank holiday weekend
# Water Safety
# Water Safety

Water safety appeal issued ahead of bank holiday weekend

Apr 30th 2022, 8:30 AM 11,134 Views 5 Comments

The Irish Coast Guard, the RNLI and Water Safety Ireland are urging people to stay safe in and on the water or along the coastline.

# rnli - Thursday 14 April, 2022

Coast Guard, RNLI and Water Safety Ireland issue joint warning ahead of bank holiday weekend
# Water Safety
# Water Safety

Coast Guard, RNLI and Water Safety Ireland issue joint warning ahead of bank holiday weekend

Apr 14th 2022, 8:36 PM 14,666 Views 10 Comments

The organisations are advising people to take care in and on the water or along the coastline.

# rnli - Monday 14 March, 2022

Howth RNLI rescues six kayakers in north Dublin waters
# Rescue
# Rescue

Howth RNLI rescues six kayakers in north Dublin waters

Mar 14th 2022, 7:57 AM 21,295 Views 4 Comments

One kayaker had capsized.

# rnli - Wednesday 16 February, 2022

Met Éireann issues Status Orange wind warning for Friday as Storm Dudley passes over Ireland
# Storm Watch
# Storm Watch

Met Éireann issues Status Orange wind warning for Friday as Storm Dudley passes over Ireland

Feb 16th 2022, 9:08 PM 174,343 Views 36 Comments

The forecaster has also issued a ‘wind, rain and snow’ warning for Friday, when Storm Eunice is set to hit the country.

# rnli - Friday 24 December, 2021

Ceremony held in Dún Laoghaire for 4 crew members who died at Christmas 200 years ago
# RNLI
# RNLI

Ceremony held in Dún Laoghaire for 4 crew members who died at Christmas 200 years ago

Dec 24th 2021, 3:41 PM 19,475 Views 5 Comments

The outdoor ceremony also honoured the lives of those who died on Irish coasts this year.

# rnli - Thursday 23 December, 2021

RNLI and Coast Guard issue safety appeal for Christmas swimmers after busy year of callouts
# Cold Water Shock
# Cold Water Shock

RNLI and Coast Guard issue safety appeal for Christmas swimmers after busy year of callouts

Dec 23rd 2021, 1:22 PM 10,080 Views 7 Comments

Both organisations have seen an almost 20% increase in callouts this year.

# rnli - Thursday 28 October, 2021

RNLI called out to help move cow in distress in water back to shore
# Moooved Back To Shore
# Moooved Back To Shore

RNLI called out to help move cow in distress in water back to shore

Oct 28th 2021, 12:42 PM 26,924 Views 17 Comments

The animal was spotted in the water at Tullan Strand in Bundoran yesterday afternoon.

# rnli - Saturday 2 October, 2021

Kayaker rescued off west Cork after high swells
# Kinsale
# Kinsale

Kayaker rescued off west Cork after high swells

Oct 2nd 2021, 11:16 AM 19,581 Views 18 Comments

Golfers on the Old Head of Kinsale Golf Links saw a person in trouble and immediately raised the alarm.

# rnli - Sunday 12 September, 2021

Two rescued after pleasure boat suffers engine failure in Cork
# RNLI
# RNLI

Two rescued after pleasure boat suffers engine failure in Cork

Sep 12th 2021, 1:00 PM 18,409 Views 2 Comments

The RNLI was called out yesterday, to go to the aid of a pleasure craft with two people and their dog on board that got into difficulties near Garrettstown in West Cork.

# rnli - Tuesday 31 August, 2021

Sailor rescued after yacht's engine failed off Old Head of Kinsale
# Cork
# Cork

Sailor rescued after yacht's engine failed off Old Head of Kinsale

Aug 31st 2021, 9:51 PM 15,129 Views 6 Comments

The RNLI said the sailor was “mighty pleased” to see the lifeboat that rescued him.

# rnli - Monday 23 August, 2021

Three people rescued off Wicklow coast after vessel suffers engine failure
# Arklow
# Arklow

Three people rescued off Wicklow coast after vessel suffers engine failure

Aug 23rd 2021, 12:36 PM 10,415 Views 4 Comments

RNLI volunteers responded to an alert at 1.40am and sailed 10 miles out to sea east of Arklow Harbour.

Swimmer rescued from water in Kerry after hours-long search
# Castlegregory
# Castlegregory

Swimmer rescued from water in Kerry after hours-long search

Aug 23rd 2021, 10:36 AM 30,479 Views 17 Comments

It’s not known exactly how long the swimmer was in the water but they are said to have been “exhausted”.

Sailor rescued after being reported missing from container ship off Wicklow coast
# RNLI
# RNLI

Sailor rescued after being reported missing from container ship off Wicklow coast

Aug 23rd 2021, 9:42 AM 15,730 Views 8 Comments

The Wicklow RNLI all-weather lifeboat launched at 10pm last night to attend the scene.

# rnli - Friday 20 August, 2021

Waterford RNLI rescue dog after 30m cliff fall
# Dunmore East
# Dunmore East

Waterford RNLI rescue dog after 30m cliff fall

Aug 20th 2021, 1:20 PM 15,387 Views 8 Comments

Ellie the dog was rescued yesterday after falling from a cliff over three kilometres south west of Dunmore East.

# rnli - Thursday 12 August, 2021

Four people rescued after yacht gets into difficulty and sinks off Wexford coast
# Rescue
# Rescue

Four people rescued after yacht gets into difficulty and sinks off Wexford coast

Aug 12th 2021, 4:26 PM 26,896 Views 16 Comments

The incident happened 50 miles south of Kilmore Quay in the early hours of the morning.

# rnli - Sunday 1 August, 2021

Boat rescued after it got entangled in fishing gear off Wicklow coast
# RNLI
# RNLI

Boat rescued after it got entangled in fishing gear off Wicklow coast

Aug 1st 2021, 5:51 PM 24,300 Views 14 Comments

The boat and its two crew were brought to safety.

# rnli - Thursday 29 July, 2021

Over £200k donated to RNLI in 24 hours after criticism for rescuing migrants in English Channel
# UK
# UK

Over £200k donated to RNLI in 24 hours after criticism for rescuing migrants in English Channel

Jul 29th 2021, 5:45 PM 28,565 Views 33 Comments

The number of people seeking to volunteer with the charity also increased, while some people withdrew their financial support.

# rnli - Sunday 11 July, 2021

RNLI rescues lone yachtsman in west Cork
# To The Rescue
# To The Rescue

RNLI rescues lone yachtsman in west Cork

Jul 11th 2021, 10:15 AM 25,010 Views 12 Comments

The Castletownbere RNLI launched just after 7.20pm yesterday.

# rnli - Monday 28 June, 2021

Four people rescued by Coast Guard and RNLI off Wicklow beach
# Wicklow
# Wicklow

Four people rescued by Coast Guard and RNLI off Wicklow beach

Jun 28th 2021, 8:12 AM 24,187 Views 16 Comments

The emergency services were called when two men and two young swimmers got into difficulties.

# rnli - Tuesday 15 June, 2021

Two men airlifted to hospital after getting into difficulty near Howth cliff
# Howth
# Howth

Two men airlifted to hospital after getting into difficulty near Howth cliff

Jun 15th 2021, 7:33 PM 23,415 Views 7 Comments

The two men were airlifted by Rescue 116 from Lion’s Head after they got into trouble in the water.

# rnli - Monday 14 June, 2021

Three teenage boys winched off rocks after becoming stranded by rising tide
# Cork
# Cork

Three teenage boys winched off rocks after becoming stranded by rising tide

Jun 14th 2021, 10:19 AM 29,776 Views 2 Comments

One of the crew of the RNLI craft swam to shore to check on the boys and it was decided to winch them from the scene.

# rnli - Tuesday 8 June, 2021

Lifeboat rescues fishing crew from vessel suffering engine problems off coast of Cork
# Ballycotton
# Ballycotton

Lifeboat rescues fishing crew from vessel suffering engine problems off coast of Cork

Jun 8th 2021, 9:32 PM 11,288 Views 1 Comment

The Irish Coast Guard requested the launch of an RNLI lifeboat this morning.

# rnli - Saturday 5 June, 2021

Kinsale RNLI crew rescue man after spotting him in sea during routine training exercise
# Cork
# Cork

Kinsale RNLI crew rescue man after spotting him in sea during routine training exercise

Jun 5th 2021, 5:33 PM 28,548 Views 7 Comments

The Coast Guard’s R115 helicopter also attended and transported the man for further medical attention.

# rnli - Friday 4 June, 2021

Swimmer dies in hospital after rescue near Dalkey cliff
# Emergency Services
# Emergency Services

Swimmer dies in hospital after rescue near Dalkey cliff

Jun 4th 2021, 11:43 AM 57,310 Views 4 Comments

The man, who was in his 20s, passed away in Beaumont hospital.

# rnli - Monday 17 May, 2021

Lifeboat rescues fishing crew from sinking vessel off coast of Wexford
# Rescue
# Rescue

Lifeboat rescues fishing crew from sinking vessel off coast of Wexford

May 17th 2021, 7:32 PM 19,623 Views 7 Comments

The Irish Coast Guard requested the launch of the RNLI’s Arklow lifeboat at 9.18am on Friday.

# rnli - Friday 14 May, 2021

Four men rescued after fishing boat goes on fire off Old Head of Kinsale
# West Cork
# West Cork

Four men rescued after fishing boat goes on fire off Old Head of Kinsale

Updated May 14th 2021, 1:00 PM 20,839 Views 8 Comments

The RNLI said that the men were “well shocked” after the dramatic rescue this morning.

# rnli - Saturday 1 May, 2021

'Don't assume it's safe': Coast Guard and RNLI issue bank holiday warning
# Water Safety
# Water Safety

'Don't assume it's safe': Coast Guard and RNLI issue bank holiday warning

May 1st 2021, 6:30 AM 13,676 Views 5 Comments

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

# rnli - Saturday 24 April, 2021

'I was just delighted to help': Kite surfer rescues swimmer in difficulty in West Cork
# Seven Heads Peninsula
# Seven Heads Peninsula

'I was just delighted to help': Kite surfer rescues swimmer in difficulty in West Cork

Apr 24th 2021, 2:35 PM 33,221 Views 10 Comments

An RNLI lifeboat was deployed at 5:20pm, but when it arrived the kitesurfer had rescued the swimmer.

# rnli - Friday 2 April, 2021

Coast Guard and RNLI warn the public to be careful if planning an Easter swim
# Emergency Services
# Emergency Services

Coast Guard and RNLI warn the public to be careful if planning an Easter swim

Apr 2nd 2021, 7:00 AM 11,165 Views 1 Comment

The warning comes as an increase in calls to search and rescue teams have been noticed.

# rnli - Wednesday 31 March, 2021

Exhausted swimmer rescued clinging to rocks near Dublin's Forty Foot
# RNLI
# RNLI

Exhausted swimmer rescued clinging to rocks near Dublin's Forty Foot

Mar 31st 2021, 3:35 PM 45,090 Views 28 Comments

People are being warned that sea temperatures remain low despite the sunny weather.

# rnli - Sunday 28 March, 2021

Crew of sinking trawler airlifted to safety during 'extremely challenging' rescue operation
# Ellie Adhamh
# Ellie Adhamh

Crew of sinking trawler airlifted to safety during 'extremely challenging' rescue operation

Mar 28th 2021, 10:33 AM 39,836 Views 11 Comments

The crew are said to be in good spirits.

# rnli - Saturday 27 March, 2021

'Complex' rescue of stricken trawler off Cork underway as Irish Navy tows it to safety
# Ellie Adhamh
# Ellie Adhamh

'Complex' rescue of stricken trawler off Cork underway as Irish Navy tows it to safety

Updated Mar 27th 2021, 12:00 PM 27,483 Views 14 Comments

Last night’s rescue operation was hampered by gale-force winds and heavy seas.

# rnli - 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 30,325 Views 23 Comments

Both incidents happened yesterday afternoon.

# rnli - Thursday 25 February, 2021

Coast Guard and RNLI crew rescue person trapped in sea inlet for more than 90 minutes
# West Cork
# West Cork

Coast Guard and RNLI crew rescue person trapped in sea inlet for more than 90 minutes

Updated Feb 25th 2021, 9:32 PM 28,377 Views 15 Comments

The incident happened just off the slipway at Dunworley Beach near Butlerstown in west Cork.

# rnli - 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 14,358 Views 10 Comments

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

# rnli - 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 31,878 Views 36 Comments

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

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