Lough Derg RNLI recruiting volunteers

Lough Derg RNLI is recruiting new volunteers to join their lifesaving team for shore duty in roles as Deputy Launching Authority, Additional Lifeboat Mechanic and Tractor Driver.

Lough Derg lifeboat responds to vessel in difficulty

The Lough Derg RNLI lifeboat launched last evening to assist four people on a 36ft motor cruiser with engine failure.

More Eagles to be released on Lough Derg

The National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) has released White-tailed Eagles into the wild as part of a long-term initiative to re-establish a population of this iconic, and once extinct, species in Ireland.

Busy day for Killaloe Coast Guard

The Killaloe unit of the Irish Coast Guard was requested to launch and assist four people and their two dogs after their cruiser ran aground on Lough Derg.

Burren and Lough Derg among ‘best places to holiday’

The Burren and Lough Derg have been named as two of the ‘20 Best Places to Holiday in Ireland 2022’ and both are now in the running for the overall title following the publication of the long list of contenders at the weekend.

Seven people rescued from boat taking on water

Six people had a lucky escape this afternoon after their boat began to take on water off the Clare shore on Lough Derg.

Three people rescued on Lough Derg

A major search was mounted on Lough Derg late last night after three people were reported missing when they hadn’t arrived at their destination.

Gardaí issue warning to jet ski users

Gardaí have warned that anyone who operates a jet ski in an irresponsible manner that officers have the power of arrest and can seize jet skis.

RNLI assists 2 people grounded cruiser

The volunteer crew of the Lough Derg RNLI lifeboat was requested to launch on Saturday evening following reports of a vessel aground on the lake.