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

8.00pm 28 November 2022
8.07pm 20 November 2022
9.04am 8 November 2022
6.12pm 1 November 2022
1.05am 4 October 2022
3.37pm 25 September 2022
5.02pm 10 September 2022
8.12pm 20 August 2022
2.30pm 15 August 2022
4.29am 15 August 2022
4.23am 15 August 2022
4.13am 15 August 2022
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

Today's weather

6°C Rain
Min: 5°C Max: 6°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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