Arranmore RNLI crew have busy Christmas

ARRANMORE Island’s RNLI all-weather lifeboat volunteer crew responded to three calls for assistance over the Christmas period. On Tuesday 26, Wednesday 27 and Friday 29 December the volunteer crew answered their pagers to help others in need. The first two call outs were to assist in medical evacuations from the island and the third to bring […]

Plans for new lifeboat station on Arranmore

PLANS have been submitted for a state-of-the-art RNLI lifeboat station in Arranmore on the site of the current station on the north-east side of the island. The original RNLI station was first established in 1883 with the present single storey all weather station opened on 1st August 1997 by the singer Daniel O’Donnell. However, it […]

Lobster fisherman has lucky escape off Inishowen

Volunteer lifeboat crew with Lough Swilly RNLI were involved in the dramatic rescue of a lone fisherman yesterday afternoon (Sunday) who was found clinging to a lobster pot bouy off Tullagh beach in Clonmany, County Donegal .