New state of the art Lough Swilly life boat will save lives

RNLI's first waterjet-powered lifeboat

The RNLI is adding a new boat to the Lough Swilly Lifeboat service as part of a 2.4 million euro investement.

The state of the art Shannon Class Vessel will greatly inhance the Lough Swilly service with improved speed and technology.

The boat will be in place from next April.

Spokesperson for the Lough Swilly lifeboat, Joe Joyce, says this new boat will save lives: