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New Clifden RNLI lifeboat commemorates volunteer in ‘Launch a Memory’ campaign

A new all-weather RNLI lifeboat, which will be permanently based at Clifden in Connemara, will proudly carry the names of up to 10,000 people...

Aran Islands lifeboat performs two medical evacuations in a matter of hours

Two medical evacuations from the Aran Islands were carried out within just a few hours of each other by the islands' volunteer lifeboat crew...

Galway RNLI Lifeboat rescues three kayakers near Barna

Three kayakers who found themselves in distress in the water near Barna were rescued by the Galway City RNLI lifeboat yesterday evening. The Galway Lifeboat...

RNLI launches Mayday fundraising appeal

Although the majority of people are staying home for now, lifeboat crews for the RNLI are still on call 24/7, whether helping boats in...

Aran Islands lifeboat carries out two medical evacuations in 24 hours

Though current circumstances mean there are far fewer people on the water than in a regular sunny April, that doesn't mean the Aran Islands...

RNLI rescue three people from Lough Derg near Portumna

The RNLI came to the rescue of three people on a motor boat in distress in Portumna this week, one of...

RNLI volunteers get ready for a Perfect Storm this Christmas

As Christmas approaches, RNLI lifeboat crews based in Galway city, Clifden and the Aran Islands are issuing their own call for help as they...

Aran Islands Lifeboat rescues three people stranded on a jet ski

The Aran Islands RNLI lifeboat came to the rescue of the three people who found themselves stranded on a jet ski off Inis Oirr...

Tributes paid to Clifden RNLI volunteers

Members of the Connemara/Clifden RNLI Lifeboats Fundraising Branch gathered at the Station House Hotel in Clifden recently to honour long standing members on their...

Aran Islands RNLI carry out two medical evacuations in one day

The Aran Islands RNLI all-weather lifeboat was called out twice in quick succession to carry out medical evacuations on Wednesday. The Aran Islands volunteer lifeboat...

Aran Islands lifeboat performs medical evacuation in Storm Lorenzo

The Aran Islands RNLI lifeboat carried out a medical evacuation from Inis Meain today as the seas began to turn in the early stages...

Shipwrecked sailor airlifted to safety

A stranded sailor was airlifted to safety by the joint efforts of the RNLI and Coast Guard on Friday evening after becoming shipwrecked. Two lifeboats...

Clifden RNLI rescues two from boat drifting to the rocks

Volunteers from the Clifden RNLI lifeboat station rescued two people whose boat was drifting onto the rocks. The inshore lifeboat, the Celia Marie, at the Clifden...

Aran Islands lifeboat carries out two medical evacuations within hours

The volunteer RNLI lifeboat crew in the Aran Islands had a busy day earlier this week, getting called to two medical evacuations within hours...

Clifden lifeboat volunteers promoted to new lifesaving roles in the RNLI

Rob King, the former full-time mechanic for Clifden lifeboat station has been appointed as the RNLI’s Area Lifesaving Manager for the West of Ireland. Rob...

Clifden lifeboat rescues stranded kayakers

Volunteers from the Clifden RNLI lifeboat station rescued came to the assistance of two kayakers who found themselves in danger off the shore of...

Clifden lifeboats help distressed yacht in rough seas

Two Clifden RNLI lifeboats came to the aid of a yacht in distress off Inishbofin amid deteriorating weather conditions this weekend. The yacht had been...

Clifden lifeboat crews rescue injured man from rising tides

Two Clifden lifeboat crews rescued a man in danger of drowning yesterday after he injured himself and became trapped by the rising tide. The lifeboat...

Clifden RNLI gets state of the art €2.4 million lifeboat

Clifden RNLI have become the first station on the west coast of Ireland to receive the latest in lifeboat technology, the Shannon class lifeboat. This...

Clifden lifeboat rescues three stranded jet skiers

Three jet skiers who got stranded on Monday night when they broke down were rescued the Clifden RNLI lifeboat. The Atlantic 85 inshore lifeboat launched...
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