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The Volunteer crew of Bundoran RNLI Lifeboat assisted in the rescue of a dive boat with 4 people on board. Malin Head Coast Guard received the call at around 1.50pm yesterday afternoon who requested the immediate launch of The Bundoran Lifeboat and Killybegs Coast Guard Rib.  The Bundoran lifeboat was…

The RNLI says they’re grateful to the civilians who joined rescue teams for yesterday’s massive sea search off Mayo and Donegal. Over 100 boats were out yesterday searching an area from Achill to Aranmore island for Ciarán Smith and Paul Ormsby which was the largest sea search in the history…

The Sheila & Denis Tongue arriving back at Sligo Bay Lifeboat station. Photo credit: A.Gillen A diving boat with eight divers on board capsized this morning off the Sligo coast near Aughris Head north of Skreen village. One person was airlifted to the A&E Department of Sligo University Hospital while…

Fifty people have been brought to safety by the Arranmore RNLI lifeboat in Donegal so far this year. While the population of the island is declining, Press Officer Nora Flanagan says that they are lucky that volunteers are forthcoming to help with their work. In fact this year saw a…

Five RNLI volunteers from the north west have been honoured at the charity’s annual presentation of awards. The event recognises volunteers dedication and commitment to volunteering over long periods of time in a bid to raise funds and awareness and to help save lives at sea. Two members of the…

The RNLI has launched an innovative free text messaging service in Sligo. The service is aimed at preventing people getting caught out by dangerous tides when travelling to Coney Island in County Sligo. In what is the first of it’s kind in Ireland, the RNLI text message service is being…