RNLI shops, museums and the College will open as Government guidance allows. Lifeboat stations remain operational but are not open to visitors.

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

3.00pm 9 January 2022
2.42pm 21 December 2021
5.06pm 18 December 2021
5.05pm 18 December 2021
9.22am 15 December 2021
10.22am 14 December 2021
1.14pm 8 December 2021
11.05am 2 December 2021
2.38pm 30 November 2021
10.48am 28 November 2021
3.50pm 22 November 2021
8.19pm 21 November 2021
12.12pm 4 November 2021
3.30pm 19 September 2021
2.48pm 30 August 2021
2.32pm 27 August 2021
2.57pm 26 August 2021
3.46pm 24 August 2021
7.49pm 22 August 2021
3.44pm 22 August 2021

Today's weather

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Min: 6°C Max: 8°C
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Visitor information and facilities

Station address

Aran Islands Lifeboat Station
Kilronan
Co Galway

Station phone number

099 61166

Accessibility

Parking, disabled parking, and disabled access

Visitor contact

Seamus O'Flaitheartha

Visitor contact phone number

087 282 1318

Shop hours

By appointment only

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