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Excellence in Volunteering award for Stephen Wynne at Dun Laoghaire RNLI

Lifeboats News Release

The Council of The Royal National Lifeboat Institution recorded their sincere thanks to volunteer Stephen Wynne of Dun Laoghaire RNLI in recognition of his dedicated commitment to the RNLI since 1975 at a ceremony held last night where he was presented with the ‘Excellence in Volunteering' award.

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RNLI Trustee Paddy McLauglin presents Stephen Wynne, former Dun Laoghaire RNLI Lifeboat Operations Manager with his Excellence in Volunteering award

As Lifeboat Operations Manager, his willingness to embrace change and drive progress while supporting his volunteers was exemplary. Stephen has been an outstanding ambassador for the RNLI and has dedicated himself to building strong and lasting relationships with local stakeholders which continue to benefit the Institution. Stephen has continuously displayed the RNLI values of being trustworthy, courageous, selfless, and dependable. His contribution has helped the RNLI to save lives at sea.

Speaking at the award ceremony, Dun Laoghaire RNLI volunteer Stephen Wynne said: ‘The success of a lifeboat station is what all the dedicated volunteers bring to it. I am glad to have been, and continue to be, of service to the great organisation that is the RNLI, and to the community at Dun Laoghaire'.


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