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Two lifeboats and a helicopter launched after emergency beacon accident

Two RNLI lifeboats from Clifden and a Coast Guard helicopter spent several fruitless hours on a false alarm search and rescue operation after an...

Galway RNLI lifeboat rescues swimmer in trouble off Salthill

The Galway City RNLI lifeboat came to the rescue of a swimmer who was in trouble in the waters off Blackrock in Salthill this...

Body recovered from beach in Salthill this evening

A body was recovered at Seaweed Rock in Blackrock this evening by Galway RNLI Lifeboat.The authorities were contacted by a member of the public...

Searches continue for missing man reported entering Corrib

Searches are continuing today for a missing person who was reported entering the water of the Corrib River before Christmas.A man was reported entering...

Coast Guard and RNLI appeal for water safety over the holiday season

The RNLI and the Coast Guard are appealing to the public to exercise safety around the water over the Christmas and New Year period,...

North Pole challenge raises €5k festive gift for Galway RNLI

Galway's Marine Institute has put together a fine festive gift for local RNLI lifeboat stations, raising almost €5,000 for the lifesaving charity with their...

Galway Corinthians raise over €8,500 for Galway RNLI and Cancer Care West

Players and club members at Galway Corinthians RFC have raised over €8,500 for the Galway RNLI station and Cancer Care West with two fundraisers...

Clifden lifeboats rescue sinking fishing trawler

The Clifden RNLI lifeboats came to the aid of a sinking fishing trawler with two crew aboard on Saturday morning.Both lifeboats at the Clifden...

Galway lifeboat rescues man trapped by rising tide

The Galway RNLI Lifeboat today rescued a man who became trapped by the rising tide at Ballyloughane beach and had to shelter on an...

Win smoked Corrib salmon & luxury B&B stay while helping the RNLI

After raising €1,243 for the RNLI in October through the Fish Supper campaign, Eatmorefish.ie are back with a bumper prize that will make Christmas! Last September...

Clifden brothers on the front line as RNLI launches Christmas appeal

Clifden brothers James and John Mullen have been on the front lines of the past year, both in their days jobs as paramedics, and...

From Galway to the North Pole – festive fundraiser to save lives at sea

There have been many expeditions to our planet's North Pole that have gone down in history for their grit and determination in harsh circumstances....

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...

Children’s book to raise funds for Clifden RNLI

A new children's book on the history of Connemara will help to raise funds for the Clifden RNLI lifeboat station.Local author and youth worker...

Galway mourns loss of father and son fishermen in tragic accident

The local community is in mourning after a fishing accident on Monday claimed the lives of Martin Oliver and his son Tom.Tom (37) died on...

Man dies after tragic incident in Galway Bay this afternoon

A fisherman has died following a tragic incident in Galway Bay at lunchtime this afternoon.The man was rescued from a fishing boat by Galway...

Aran Islands RNLI called for multiple medical incidents in one morning

It was a busy start to the week for the Aran Islands RNLI lifeboat crew as they were sent running back and forth for...

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...

Galway man to receive OBE from the Queen for RNLI work

Galway man John Coyle has been recognised by the Queen in the Birthday Honours list for his role in helping the RNLI in its...
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