Lough Derg RNLI Lifeboat assists three persons on board a vessel broken down and adrift on Lough Derg

Friday September 16th Lough Derg RNLI Lifeboat assists three persons on board a vessel broken down and adrift on Lough Derg At 19.31hrs on Friday September 16, Lough Derg RNLI lifeboat, Toshiba Wave Warrior, was requested by Valentia Coast Guard to go to the assistance of 3 persons, on board a 28ft motor boat, that […]

Lough Derg RNLI Lifeboat assists three persons after their yacht capsized and sank close to Hare Island on Lough Derg

Lough Derg RNLI Lifeboat assists three persons after their yacht capsized and sank close to Hare Island on Lough Derg Of this rescue RNLI Lifeboat Helm Colin Knight said “these three people were very very lucky; the passing yacht only became aware of their plight when, on tacking, one of sailors heard calls for help […]

Lough Derg RNLI Lifeboat assists two persons when their vessel gets into difficulty after they tried to help another vessel in distress

At 12.24hrs on Wednesday afternoon, September 7, Lough Derg RNLI lifeboat, Toshiba Wave Warrior, went to the assistance of 2 persons on board a 35ft cruiser that had run aground as it tried to assist another cruiser in distress. At 12.24hrs September 7 Lough Derg RNLI Lifeboat launched, following a request by Valentia Coast Guard […]

Lough Derg RNLI Lifeboat called for assistance on Sunday

On Sunday morning Lough Derg RNLI Lifeboat goes to the assistance of a vessel flying a distress flag close to Terryglass Harbour at the Northern end of the lake At 10.45hrs on Sunday morning, August, Lough Derg RNLI lifeboat, Toshiba Wave Warrior, went to the assistance of 4 persons on board a 40ft cruiser that […]

Lough Derg RNLI lifeboat, Toshiba Wave Warrior, went to the assistance of two persons

On Saturday evening, July 2, Lough Derg RNLI lifeboat, Toshiba Wave Warrior, went to the assistance of two persons, when their vessel suffered engine failure and was drifting in the Urra Channel just outside Dromineer Bay. On Saturday July 2, Lough Derg RNLI Lifeboat launched, following a request by Valentia Coast Guard, to assist two […]

Lough Derg RNLI Lifeboat tows a 24ft motor cruiser to safety after if suffers engine failure, to the public harbour at Garrykennedy.

On Sunday afternoon, April 17, Lough RNLI Derg lifeboat Toshiba Wave Warrior rescued five persons and their two dogs on board a 24ft motor cruiser, after their vessel suffered engine failure, off Whitegate on Lough Derg On Sunday afternoon, April 17, Lough RNLI Derg lifeboat Toshiba Wave Warrior rescued five persons and their two dogs […]

Lough Derg RNLI Lifeboat assist a person on board a 26ft yacht

On Thursday evening March 17, Lough Derg RNLI lifeboat Toshiba Wave Warrior towed a 26ft yacht to safety after it agrounded as it tried to make for harbour. At 18.27hrs on Thursday March 17 Lough Derg RNLI Lifeboat, was requested to launch to assist a person aboard a vessel aground north of Kilgarvin Quay.  At […]

Irish Coastguard Helicopter visits Dromineer

The Lough Derg Lifeboat Station, based in Dromineer, Co. Tipperary, organised a visit by the Irish Coast Guard Rescue Helicopter on Saturday June 27th 2009. Visitors were shown around the outside and inside of the helicopter by some of the crew who explained the various equipment they use in rescues. They carry a wealth of […]

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