Serving the Community

Banna Rescue is an voluntary inshore and land rescue unit covering one of the busiest and best beach (Tripadvisor, 2017) in the country. Part of Community Rescue Boats Ireland (C.R.B.I), Banna Rescue was founded in 1983 following two tragic drownings. Our volunteers undergo training under the auspices of the Irish Coastguard and Irish Water Safety. Banna Rescue volunteers respond to emergencies on a 24/7/365 basis. There are approximately 30 members in the unit comprising of both crew and management committee. Our D-class boat patrols from Brandon head to Kerry head including Tralee Bay. However we are also tasked to callouts on land.

Latest News : 16/05/2019 : Honoured to receive the Overall Kerry Community Award for 2019. This is the 14th year of the Award, designed to celebrate the work that communities do across the county. Thank you to our volunteers and supporters for the work and support we have received over the past 36 years.

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