Lough Derg RNLI lifeboat assists two people on a 21ft motor boat suffering engine failure in severe weather conditions.

At 5.02pm June 20, Valentia Coast Guard requested Lough Derg RNLI to go to the assistance of two people on a 21ft motor boat that had suffered engine failure near the Corakeens Islands. At 5.15pm the lifeboat launched with volunteer helm Owen Cavangh, volunteer crew Keith Brennan, Jimmy Gund Kjell and Joe O’Donoghue on board. […]

Lough Derg RNLI assists three people on an 18ft motor boat in Portumna

Lough Derg RNLI was requested to launch yesterday afternoon (Sunday 2 February), by Valentia Coast Guard to reports of three people in difficulty on an 18ft motor boat in Portumna, at the northern end of Lough Derg.   At 3.49pm, the inshore B-Class lifeboat Jean Spier launched with volunteer crew Eleanor Hooker as helm, Lian […]