The RNLI Lifeboat crew members under Coxswain Sean O Farrell after they arrived back to base in Courtmacsherry.

A lone sailor was recovering in West Cork in Tuesday evening after being rescued by the RNLI when he suffered a sail blowout and engine failure while (...)

The lifeboat, under the command of Nick Keogh and with five other crew members aboard, located the sailor just after 11pm. Photograph: Wicklow RNLI

A sailor was rescued by the Wicklow Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) on Sunday night after getting into difficulty about 26km off the Wicklo(...)

The Castletownbere RNLI crew rescued the kayaker and his dog, Lucky, after a night out at sea. Photograph: Castletownbere RNLI

Lucky by name and lucky by nature – that was the opinion of seafarers in Castletownbere, Co Cork, on Wednesday morning when a lone kayaker and his epo(...)

The RNLI lifeboat escorted the trawler to Castletownbere Harbour. Photograph: iStock

A Spanish fisherman was last night being treated in hospital after being successfully brought ashore by the RNLI Castletownbere Lifeboat after taking (...)

The official introduction of new inshore lifeboats in both Youghal and Crosshaven in Co Cork at the weekend will enhance the service provided by the R(...)

Walking on Sandymount strand Dublin . File photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

Two walkers who had gone for a stroll on Dublin’s Sandymount Strand ended up being brought to safety by a lifeboat on Sunday. The walkers were rescu(...)