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Rescue 118 Helicopter airlifted two surfers to safety yesterday afternoon. A number of emergency calls were made to Malin Head Coast guard just after 3.35pm Friday after two men got into difficulty at Rossnowlagh Beach in Co. Donegal. Bundoran RNLI were also involved with the rescue and arrived at around…

A surfer has had a lucky escape after being rescued near Rossnowlagh Beach yesterday afternoon.   The alarm was raised by a passer-by on the beach shortly after 3pm.   The Irish Coast Guard was first alerted who in turn requested that Bundoran RNLI’s inshore lifeboat be launched.   The…

Tributes are being paid to a local RNLI Officer who has retired after 25 years of service. Bundoran RNLI Lifeboat Operations Officer, Captain Hugh Anthony “Tony” McGowan joined the station in 1994 as a Deputy Launching Authority and became the LOM three years later. Bundoran RNLI Volunteer Lifeboat Press Officer,…

An udder-disaster was avoided after a legen-dairy rescue by Bundoran RNLI. The volunteer lifeboat crew were tasked to help at Tullan Strand yesterday just after 4.30pm when a cow was spotted in the surf by a passerby. Rescue Helicopter 118 was also involved in the incident. By using the noise…

A woman was airlifted to hospital after getting caught in a rip current in Co. Donegal. Bundoran RNLI were called to the main beach in Bundoran shortly after 9am this morning after a woman went swimming and got caught in the current. She managed to make her way to shore,…

The volunteer crew of Bundoran RNLI lifeboat was requested to assist with a medical evacuation from Tullan Strand, Bundoran this morning (Saturday 4th September). Shortly before 1am a request was received from the National Ambulance Service via Malin Head Coast Guard for assistance from a shore crew to help a…

  Parents of young children are being reminded of the dangers of playing close to water this summer.   The warning was issued after the Rescue 118 Helicopter was called over the weekend to assist a child that was blown out to sea in Donegal on an inflatable toy.  …