Aerial view of RNLI Aran Islands Lifeboat Station

Aran Islands Lifeboat Station

For 175 years, the Aran Islands Lifeboat Station has covered the dramatic, rocky wilderness facing outwards to the Atlantic Ocean. Formerly known as Galway Bay until 1995, the lifeboat crews have been presented with over 20 awards for gallantry.
RNLI pager on a chart with a pair of dividers

Latest lifeboat launch

Recent launches from Aran Islands Lifeboat Station

3.29pm 8 August 2022
3.43am 1 August 2022
4.23am 31 July 2022
4.19am 31 July 2022
5.12pm 17 July 2022
4.32pm 16 July 2022
9.33pm 12 July 2022
4.49pm 11 July 2022
4.46pm 11 July 2022
6.11pm 10 July 2022
6.16pm 22 June 2022
3.43pm 11 June 2022
12.31am 4 June 2022
6.11pm 31 May 2022
10.09pm 30 May 2022
1.52pm 30 May 2022
12.12pm 24 May 2022
2.40pm 22 May 2022
11.31am 14 May 2022
12.46pm 11 May 2022

Today's weather

18°C Sunshine
Min: 14°C Max: 18°C
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Visitor information and facilities

Station address

Aran Islands Lifeboat Station
Co Galway

Station phone number

099 61166


Parking, disabled parking, and disabled access

Visitor contact

Seamus O'Flaitheartha

Visitor contact phone number

087 282 1318

Shop hours

By appointment only

News and media from Aran Islands Lifeboat Station

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Busy Bank Holiday weekend for Aran Islands RNLI as crew help two people
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Aran Islands RNLI respond to a medical evacuation from Inis Mór
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Aran Islands RNLI respond to flare sighting
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