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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 (...)

Volunteer lifeboat crew with Fenit RNLI spotted a missing swimmer off the Co Kerry coast. Photograph: Fenit Lifeboat Station/Facebook

An exhausted swimmer was rescued off the coast of Co Kerry following an extensive search which was launched after clothes were found on a beach. Fen(...)

The Irish Coast Guard has warned that gale force winds could impede the search operation for the missing  fisherman. Photograph: RNLI/Nigel Millard

Hopes have faded for the rescue of a missing fisherman whose boat sank several kilometres off Hook Head, Co Wexford. The Irish Coast Guard on Monday (...)

A man looks out to sea at Port Ronan close to Malin Head, in Co Donegal where two people died after a fishing boat sank on Tuesday. Photograph: Margaret McLaughlin

Two people who died when their 15ft fishing vessel capsized off Malin Head in Co Donegal have been named locally. Two males, a 16-year-old named as T(...)

File photo of RNLI vessel. Photograph: Alan Betson

The Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) rescued three people on Sunday after two yachts ran aground in separate incidents on Lough Derg. When (...)

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(...)

The tragic death of three people by drowning over the weekend emphasises the inherent danger of water-based activities and the need for continuing per(...)

Fergus (16) and Nathaniel (23) Ogden. Photograph: RNLI

When brothers Nathaniel and Fergus Ogden set off from Baltimore in June to sail around Ireland in a small boat not much bigger than a dinghy, two sun-(...)

“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(...)

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