78 lifeboat launches in Galway last year

Calshot, D class, 248 Squardon RAF D-609. The Inshore lifeboat is moving at speed from right to left away from the camera. Paul Rushmer and Iwan Morris in the boat surrounded by white water

Galway Bay fm newsroom – Galway RNLI crews launched 78 times in 2018, bringing 43 people to safety.

Lifeboat crews from the city, Clifden and the Aran Islands were involved in the rescues.

Galway RNLI stations are hoping to raise more than three quarters of a million euro in funding for crucial equipment as part of their Mayday campaign.