RNLI Achill Island Lifeboat Station

Achill Island Lifeboat Station

Located on Ireland’s rugged Wild Atlantic Way, Achill Island’s Trent class all-weather lifeboat is ready to help the offshore island communities and deep sea seafarers alike.
RNLI pager on a chart with a pair of dividers

Latest lifeboat launch

Recent launches from Achill Island Lifeboat Station

12.46pm 4 December 2020
12.38pm 4 December 2020
1.31pm 3 December 2020
3.32pm 7 November 2020
1.28pm 10 October 2020
10.22pm 7 October 2020
4.56pm 26 September 2020
4.48pm 19 September 2020
4.48pm 19 September 2020
5.20pm 17 September 2020
5.20pm 17 September 2020
12.25pm 8 September 2020
12.25pm 8 September 2020
7.30pm 7 September 2020
7.30pm 7 September 2020
5.31am 7 September 2020
5.31am 7 September 2020
2.23pm 25 August 2020
2.23pm 25 August 2020
8.50am 11 August 2020

Today's weather

7°C Rain
Min: -3°C Max: 7°C
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While our lifeboat stations remain operational and are continuing to launch to those at peril at sea, they are not currently open to visitors. 

Visitor information and facilities

Station address

Cloghmore
Achill Sound
Westport
Co Mayo

Station phone number

098 45612

Station opening times

Visitors are welcome but there are no set opening hours due to operational reasons

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News and media from Achill Island Lifeboat Station

Article People
Ballyglass and Achill RNLI volunteers facing the Perfect Storm this Christmas
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The media students at Westport CFE visited Achill RNLI in county Mayo to make a short film about the work and the role of the charity in their local community.
Video Fundraising
Achill RNLI - A lifeboating community in action
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