An RNLI lifeboat on the south-east coast of Ireland. Established 1847.

News and Shouts 2008


15th December 2008
Launch to assist a 50 foot trawler with 3 persons on board,3 miles South of bag'n'bun head. Towed vessel back to port.
31th October 2008
Launch to assist a 28 foot potter with 1 person on board, North of the Saltee islands.Towed vessel back to port.
12th October 2008
Launch to assist a 31 foot fishing vesseel with 2 persons on board which was disabled in the blackrock area,towed vessel back to port.
22th september 2008
Launch to assist a 26 foot catamarn with 2 persons on board which had suffered rudder failure 15 miles SSE of Kilmore Quay, towed vessel back to port.
5th september 2008
Launch to assist in the search for a missing person.
yacht taken off ST Patricks bridge Enlarge
2nd september 2008
Launch to 42 foot sailing vessel aground at St Patricks bridge. Landed two persons that night and towed vessel to Kilmore Quay on the next High water in the morning.
30th august 2008
Launch to 38 foot fishing vessel. Towed vessel back to Kilmore quay
tamar class Enlarge
Photo courtsey of the R.N.L.I.
12th august 2008
Inspector of lifeboats Ireland Martin Smyth made an anouncement that a new "Tamar class" lifeboat is to be stationed at Kilmore quay from mid 2010.
10th august 2008
Launch to 30 foot sailing vessel.

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