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

5.39pm 3 December 2016
3.58pm 24 November 2016
2.18am 6 November 2016
5.37pm 2 November 2016
2.54pm 27 October 2016
2.39pm 19 October 2016
9.01am 20 September 2016
2.42pm 12 September 2016
5.46am 7 September 2016
5.38am 7 September 2016
5.29am 7 September 2016
8.18pm 3 September 2016
12.27am 16 August 2016
5.01pm 9 August 2016
10.46am 8 August 2016
2.05am 5 August 2016
11.57am 1 August 2016
6.46pm 31 July 2016
6.39pm 31 July 2016
1.50am 30 July 2016

Today's weather

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Next tide

Tue 6 Dec
High: 9:55pm 3.9m
Low: 3:55am 1.6m
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Visitor information and facilities

Station address

Aran Islands Lifeboat Station
Kilronan
Co Galway
Republic of Ireland

Station phone number

099 61166

Accessibility

Parking, Disabled Parking, 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

Galway and Aran Islands RNLI involved in recovery of casualty in major operation
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Galway and Aran Islands RNLI involved in recovery of casualty in major operation
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