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Swimmer rescued by Patrick and Morgan Oliver in Salthill today

Local fishermen Patrick Oliver and his son Morgan have saved a man who got into difficulty while swimming in Salthill this morning.The Olivers were...

Galway Lifeboat rescues two stranded by the tide in Galway Bay

The Galway RNLI lifeboat came to the rescue of two people who found themselves cut off and trapped by the rising tide in Galway...

Aran Islands lifeboat rescues fishing boat drifting to the rocks with no engines

The Aran Islands RNLI lifeboat came to the rescue of a fishing boat that was drifting towards the rocks after losing engine power last...

Heroic fishermen showed “fantastic community spirit” of Galway with sea rescue

The father and son who rescued to young woman from the waters of Galway Bay after a 15 ordeal showed the "fantastic community spirit"...

Mayoral Reception to honour hero fishermen Patrick and Morgan Oliver

A Mayoral Reception will be held in the city this week to honour the two fishermen responsible for two rescues in Galway's waters recently.Patrick...

Man rescued from waters of Corrib River

A man was rescued from the waters of the River Corrib this morning by the same two fishermen who saved two girls at sea...

Clifden RNLI lifeboat called to boat on fire near Roundstone

The Clifden RNLI Lifeboat was called out to a Mayday on Monday afternoon after a boat caught fire in the waters near Roundstone.The lifeboat...

Boat runs aground at Silver Islands in the second incident in a week

For the second time in a week, an RNLI lifeboat was called out to help a cruiser that had run aground at Silver Islands,...

Lough Derg RNLI rescue cruiser that ran aground by Silver Islands at night

The Lough Derg RNLI lifeboat came to the rescue of four people on a cruiser which had run aground by the Silver Islands at...

Galway Lifeboat rescues yacht with broken mast in Galway Bay

The Galway Lifeboat was called out to rescue a man and his yacht which got into difficulty on Galway Bay this morning due to...

Galway lifeboat comes to the aid of stranded kite surfer

The Galway RNLI lifeboat rescued a kite surfer who became stranded between Hare Island and Rabbit Island off Ballyloughane beach on Saturday evening.The alarm...

Yet another yacht rescued off the coast of Galway

Yet another yacht in trouble off the coast of Galway was rescued by the RNLI this week, after the Aran Islands lifeboat came to...

Clifden RNLI lifeboat rescues yacht off Connemara coast

The Clifden RNLI lifeboat came to the rescue of a yacht in difficulty off the coast of Connemara on Wednesday, towing the boat to...

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...

Six year old boy rescued after being swept out to sea in Connemara

A six year old boy who found himself swept out to sea at Renvyle, Connemara on Thursday afternoon was rescued from the water by...

Fire fighters rescue man after four storey fall down a narrow shaft

Firefighters in Galway City pulled off an extremely tricky rescue after a man fell four storeys at a construction site this...

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...

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...

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...

Lifeboat rescues seven people on Lough Derg

Four adults and three children were rescued by a lifeboat crew at the Galway end of Lough Derg this week. A volunteer lifeboat crew deployed...
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