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

3.07pm 1 August 2020
2.57pm 1 August 2020
2.57pm 1 August 2020
10.20pm 28 July 2020
10.14pm 28 July 2020
10.14pm 28 July 2020
9.41am 22 July 2020
9.29am 22 July 2020
9.29am 22 July 2020
11.51pm 16 July 2020
11.51pm 16 July 2020
8.15pm 23 June 2020
8.09pm 23 June 2020
10.26pm 15 June 2020
10.26pm 15 June 2020
4.54pm 15 June 2020
4.54pm 15 June 2020
4.49pm 15 June 2020
4.49pm 15 June 2020
9.31pm 22 May 2020

Today's weather

16°C Rain
Min: 14°C Max: 16°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

News and media from Aran Islands Lifeboat Station

Aran Islands RNLI responds to two Bank Holiday Monday call outs
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Aran Islands RNLI responds to two Bank Holiday Monday call outs
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Aran Islands RNLI carry out medical evacuation from Inis Mór
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Aran Islands RNLI carry out medical evacuation from Inis Mór
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Aran Islands RNLI carry out two medical evacuations
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Aran Islands RNLI carry out two medical evacuations
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Two medical evacuations in 24 hours for Aran Islands RNLI
Aran Islands RNLI responds to two medivacs in 24 hours
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Two medical evacuations in 24 hours for Aran Islands RNLI
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