“Considerable seamanship skills were required in the transfer of the stretchered casualty as a consequence of the large draw at Sherkin pier,” said an RNLI spokeswoman: Photograph: Alan Betson

The Baltimore lifeboat was called into action during the storm yesterday to assist with the medical evacuation of an elderly man injured in a fall on (...)

Sandbags outside houses on the Coast Road in Clontarf, Dublin, on Wednesday. Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

Heavy rains are expected to spread across the country from the west this afternoon. Met Éireann flood and rain warnings remain, with forecaster(...)

Three men in their 20s were treated in hospital last night after being rescued from the sea off the west Cork coast in an operation involving the Baltimore RNLI. Photograph: Daragh McSweeney/Provision.

Three men in their 20s were being treated in hospital last night after they were rescued from the sea when their dinghy capsized off the west Cork coa(...)

 Fenit RNLI crewmembers working with locals to help save a stranded baby dolphin in the Kerry town after it was washed up on a remote beach. Photograph: Michael Tobin/RNLI/PA Wire

A lifeboat crew in Co Kerry has helped save the life of a baby dolphin. Fenit RNLI and three local families worked together to save the l(...)