Shorelines Arts Festival returns in Portumna

Shorelines Arts Festival will run from the 14th through the 17th of September in Portumna. This year's action-packed programme includes theatre, music, visual arts, film...

Two people reported overdue on lake found safe

In the early hours of this morning, the Lough Derg RNLI lifeboat was launched to search for two people reported not to have reached...

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.

Fundraising Cycle for RNLI Lough Derg

Lough Derg RNLI Fundraising Branch will hold its first RNLI Lough Derg Charity Cycle; a 130km cycle which circuits the beautiful Lough Derg, May 8 2022 

Cyclist seriously injured in Galway collision

Gardaí in Galway are appealing for witnesses following a serious injury road traffic collision near Portumna this morning. 

RNLI assists 2 people on Lough Derg 

The Lough Derg RNLI lifeboat has assisted two people on an 18ft motor cruiser that suffered engine failure about 2km north of Portumna Bridge above Lough Derg on the River Shannon.

Five rescued from burning boat on Lough Derg

Five people were rescued from a burning boat on Lough Derg in Co Galway this afternoon.

Multi-agency operation to rescue three on River Shannon

One person was treated in hospital after falling overboard from a boat that suffered engine failure on the River Shannon in Co Galway on Sunday afternoon.

Workshops on new roadmap for Lough Derg

Tourism related businesses and local community groups are being invited to two public workshops in Killaloe and Portumna in relation to the development of a new 3-year Roadmap for the development of Lough Derg.