Busy day for search and rescue services

The Irish Coast Guard and RNLI Lifeboat responded to separate incidents on Lough Derg yesterday.

Coast Guard prevents boat from hitting bridge

An Irish Coast Guard unit prevented a boat from crashing into a bridge in Co Clare last night.

Lifeboat responds to lake incident

The Lough Derg RNLI was launched this afternoon following reports that a vessel aground and taking on water at Carrigahorig Bay, at the northern end of the lake.

Lifeboat crew rescues young horse from lake

A young horse been dramatically rescued by the RNLI after it fell into a swollen river and washed downstream into Lough Derg.

Kilrush and Lough Derg lifeboats respond to calls

The Kilrush and Lough Derg lifeboats have responded to incidents to separate incidents this afternoon.

Lifeboat assists boat with family on board

A family of seven had to be rescued earlier today after their cruise boat got into difficulty on Lough Derg.

No sign of boat reported adrift on Lough Derg

A search for a boat in difficulty on Lough Derg has been called off after nothing was found.

Busy Sunday for search and rescue crews

Search and rescue crews had a busy day yesterday responding to several incidents in Clare.

Elderly man rescued by lifeboat crew

An elderly man has to be rescued by an RNLI lifeboat yesterday after his boat suffered engine failure and drifted into shallow waters on Lough Derg.