Thursday 27 November 2014

Pictures: RNLI photo exhibition

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Rosslare Harbour lifeboat crew use their Severn class, Donald and Barbara Broadhead to tackle angry swells in the Irish Sea.
Ireland’s first Tamar class lifeboat, stationed at Kilmore Quay, makes short work of the heavy swells off south east Ireland.
The Baltimore lifeboat arrives on scene with not a moment to spare: the crew of the Rambler 100 had been thrown from their yacht during the Rolex Fastnet Race, 2011. All were saved
RNLI photo exhibition Neville Murphy, volunteer lifeboat crew member at Dunmore East, is lowered down on the winch from Irish Coast Guard helicopter Rescue 117.
The crew kit is ready and waiting at Achill Island on the North West coast of Ireland. This gear will help protect the volunteers from the worst of conditions
Where the mountains of Mourne sweep down to the sea. Newcastle, County Down is the setting for this launch into a perfectly green sea.
(Left to right) Crewmen Niall McMurray, Damien King, Alan Jones William Chambers and Aidan Reilly of Newcastle Lifeboat Station in Co Down at the launch of the The Lifeboat: Courage on our Coasts photographic exhibition at Grand Canal dock in Dublin
Crew man William Chambers of Newcastle Lifeboat Station in Co Down at the launch of the The Lifeboat: Courage on our Coasts photographic exhibition at Grand Canal dock in Dublin.
Crewmen (left to right) Niall McMurray, Mark McGibney, William Chambers, Damien King, Aidan Reilly and Alan Jones of Newcastle Lifeboat Station in Co Down
Photographer Nigel Millard looks at one of his pictures at the launch of the The Lifeboat: Courage on our Coasts photographic exhibition

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