Lifeboat

Lough Derg lifeboat comes to the aid of boat left adrift

The Lough Derg lifeboat came to the aid of a stranded boat with fouled propellers on the lake over the weekend. On Saturday, March 30 Valentia Coast Guard requested Lough Derg RNLI lifeboat ‘Jean Spier’ to assist a lone sailor on a 35ft cruiser with fouled propellers and adrift in Dromineer Bay. The lifeboat, with […] Galway Daily …


Back to back medical evacuations for Aran Islands RNLI

It was a busy evening for the Aran Islands RNLI station this week as the lifeboat was called out for back to back medical evacuations. On Wednesday evening, at approximately 7:10pm the station was put on call following a report that a patient on Inis Mór was in need of further medical attention. The patient […] Galway Daily …


Lifeboat rescues three aboard boat adrift in the dark

Three people on a boat adrift in the dark were rescued by the Lough Derg RNLI Lifeboat near Portumna this week. On Thursday evening, the RNLI were called out to assist three people on a 16ft speed boat adrift at the most northern part of the lake near Portumna. It was reported that the three […] Galway Daily …