Wicklow RNLI Annual New Year’s day Service of Remembrance

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The Annual New Year’s day Service of Remembrance took place on Sunday 1st January at the Station.

A short prayer and wreath blessing ceremony took place on board the all-weather lifeboat RNLB ANNIE BLAKER. During the ceremony, Fr Donal Roche and Rev Jack Kinkead remembered past RNLI volunteers and all associated with the sea from Wicklow.

A minutes silence was observed to remember Coast Guard volunteer Caitríona Lucas, who lost her life during the year while on a callout off the Clare coast.

After the ceremony, the wreaths and floral tributes were taken out to sea and launched in the bay.

(Pictures, Tommy Dover)

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