Fishing boat in distress off Wexford coast

By Dan Walsh Rosslare RNLI lifeboat responded to a local fisherman located 10 miles north of Rosslare Europort after he reported that his boat was taking on water rapidly at 9.40am yesterday (Saturday). The volunteer crew arrived on the scene and passed over the salvage pump to help remove the water from the boat, butContinue reading “Fishing boat in distress off Wexford coast”

Rosslare RNLI to receive honour for hurricane rescue

By Dan Walsh The brave lifeboat crew at Rosslare Harbour RNLI, who carried out a rescue during ‘Storm Ophelia’ (October 16th, 2017) that saw three lives saved in hurricane conditions, will receive an award from the RNLI for the service. The Coxswain Eamonn O’Rourke will receive the Thanks of the Institution inscribed on Vellum andContinue reading “Rosslare RNLI to receive honour for hurricane rescue”

Kilmore and Rosslare feature on BBC 2

By Dan Walsh Volunteer RNLI lifeboat crews from Kilmore Quay, Rosslare Harbour and Dunmore East will feature in the popular BBC 2 television series Saving Lives at Sea on Tuesday, October 12th. Real life rescue footage gives a frontline view of how the charity’s lifesavers risk their own lives as they go to the aidContinue reading “Kilmore and Rosslare feature on BBC 2”