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Francie Morgan – Former Coxswain

By |2019-04-12T16:57:24+01:00April 12th, 2019|Categories: crossing the bar|

Mourners gathered in Newcastle, Co Down this morning (Thursday 11th April 2019) for the funeral of long-serving lifeboat volunteer and RNLI employee Francie Morgan. Francie Morgan, 65, passed away suddenly on Monday while out walking his dog ‘Murphy’ near his home. A former station coxswain with Newcastle RNLI – a role he performed for 26 years [...]

EPIRB Activation

By |2019-04-12T16:53:09+01:00April 12th, 2019|Categories: 2019 Services|

Newcastle ALB asked to launch following activation of EPIRB on a fishing vessel. Once boat had launched, tasking was cancelled. Lifeboat recovered, rehoused and made ready for service

Broken down vessel near Coney Island

By |2019-04-12T14:43:06+01:00April 12th, 2019|Categories: 2019 Services|

Whilst on exercise off Newcastle harbour, Belfast Coastguard tasked Newcastle Lifeboat to a 19 foot vessel with engine difficulties. The vessel has 1 person on board. The boats engine could not be restarted and it was drifting towards rocks near Coney Island. As the Lifeboat reached the scene, the casualty vessel was assisted by a local [...]

Air Ambulance Assistance

By |2018-03-06T12:19:56+01:00March 6th, 2018|Categories: 2018 Services|

Newcastle RNLI offer Northern Ireland Air Ambulance Assistance. On Saturday evening (3rd March) crew at Newcastle Lifeboat Station were able to offer assistance to the Air Ambulance after it touched down in the Yacht Club car park which is adjacent to the lifeboat station. The Air Ambulance was attending an incident alongside the Northern Ireland Fire and [...]

Six Fishermen Rescued

By |2018-02-13T16:33:39+01:00February 13th, 2018|Categories: 2018 Services|

Newcastle RNLI rescued six fishermen yesterday afternoon (Monday 5 February) in a call out that lasted 12 hours. At 3.10pm, the volunteer crew members at Newcastle RNLI were alerted by their pagers that Belfast Coastguard had requested the lifeboat to go to the assistance of a fishing vessel 15 miles south east of Newcastle harbour. The [...]

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This Sliding Bar can be switched on or off in theme options, and can take any widget you throw at it or even fill it with your custom HTML Code. Its perfect for grabbing the attention of your viewers. Choose between 1, 2, 3 or 4 columns, set the background color, widget divider color, activate transparency, a top border or fully disable it on desktop and mobile.