Lough Derg RNLI Requested To Assist Boatman

On Thursday August 30, Valentia Coast Guard requested Lough Derg RNLI to assist a boatman whose motor-boat had suffered engine failure and was drifting towards rocks at a location north of Illaunmore. Wind was southwesterly, Force 2-3, visibility very good. At 2.57pm, as crew Lian Knight and Dom Sharkey were ‘dressing’ the lifeboat for launch, helm […]

Mayday Callout For Lough Derg RNLI

At 2.12pm today Derg RNLI to launched following a Mayday relay from Valentia Coast Guard to assist two people reported to be in the water after their 28ft cruiser was taking on water and sinking. Valentia Coast Guard gave co-ordinates to the lifeboat, which located the casualty vessel in Cloondevaun Bay, at the northeastern shore […]