Royal Cork Yacht Club raises funds for Crosshaven RNLI
The volunteer lifeboat crew at Crosshaven RNLI has received a generous donation of €5,100.
The presentation was made to Crosshaven RNLI yesterday (Sunday 18 December) by the Royal Cork Yacht Club. The funds are the proceeds of the Volvo Cork Week RNLI Ladies lunch and Fashion Show organised by Mary Jones (pictured) which took place in the summer. Also pictured are John Roche, Admiral and Gavin Deane, Royal Cork Yacht Club Manager.
Key facts about the RNLI
The RNLI charity saves lives at sea. Its volunteers provide a 24-hour search and rescue service around the United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland coasts. The RNLI operates over 238 lifeboat stations in the UK and Ireland and more than 240 lifeguard units on beaches around the UK and Channel Islands. The RNLI is independent of Coastguard and government and depends on voluntary donations and legacies to maintain its rescue service. Since the RNLI was founded in 1824, its lifeboat crews and lifeguards have saved over 142,700 lives.