Delay to RNLI station opening as lifeboat is called out

THE official opening of Enniskillen RNLI’s new station was delayed this afternoon (Saturday, July 1) as the volunteer crew responded to a call out an hour before the naming ceremony for the new lifeboat was due to get underway. Just as crew and invited guests were beginning to gather for the event, the volunteers’ pagers […]

RNLI rescue at Castle Archdale as speedboat goes adrift

ENNISKILLEN RNLI came to the aid of four people after a speedboat went adrift due to engine problems in shallow water off Castle Archdale recently. Following a request from Belfast Coastguard, the volunteer crew launched the station lifeboat John and Jean Lewis to go to the aid of a 16ft speedboat that had encountered engine […]

Speedboat passengers are rescued in Lough Erne lifeboat

WITH THE weather improving the RNLI have been busy on Lough Erne with a number of rescue operations in recent days. In one incident at the weekend the  RNLI was requested to launch to reports of a drifting cruiser in the area of Castle Archdale.  The crew did an extensive search of the area, spoke […]