‘Fearless’ member of the RNLI awarded for heroic rescue of six fishermen

A fearless member of an Irish RNLI lifeboat crew who defied horrific sea conditions to save six fishermen on a sinking trawler has been awarded the first gallantry medal to be presented in Ireland for over a decade.  The entire Castletownbere RNLI lifeboat crew will now be honoured for their heroism during the successful rescue of the stricken trawler, Clodagh O, on October 10 2018. It represents the first gallantry medal presented to an Irish RNLI crew member in a decade. >click to read< 08:54

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