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  A newly updated water safety website has just been launched to help prevent an average of 10 people per month from drowning.   safetyonthewater.gov.ie is a collaboration between a number of groups, including the Coast Guard, RNLI and Irish Sailing.   Over the past ten years, 1,200 people have…

The volunteer crew of Bundoran RNLI was called out yesterday afternoon to reports of bodyboarders in trouble at Rossnowlagh Beach. Just after 2:05pm, the crew was alerted to the situation by Malin Head Coast Guard who had received an emergency call. Within minutes the crew had assembled at the lifeboat…

The volunteer crew of Bundoran RNLI lifeboat was called out yesterday (Tue.) evening to a boat that had broken down off Mullaghmore Head. The alert was raised shortly after 9:30pm by Malin Head Coast Guard, with both the Bundoran RNLI Lifeboat and the Sligo based Rescue 118 helicopter attending the…

An elderly man was airlifted to hospital from Rossnowlagh Beach this morning. Bundoran RNLI launched at 11.01am after an 80 year old man was found lying on the south side of the beach. He was airlifted to Sligo University Hospital by the Irish Coastguard Helicopter, Rescue 118. His condition is unknown…

Killybegs Coastguard and Bundoran RNLI are joining calls encouraging people to stay away from open water this weekend to help stop the spread of Covid-19. Gerard O’Flynn from the Coast Guard said, “Now is not the time to become complacent. Please; stay home and stay back to stay safe.’ Water…

The Irish Coast Guard and the Royal National Lifeboat Institution are asking the public not to take part in any water-based activity on or in the sea, while the current national emergency restrictions are in place.   Both organisations have highlighted the importance of minimising the risk to Search and…