RNLI Arklow Lifeboat Station

Arklow Lifeboat Station

Established in 1826, Arklow was the first RNLI lifeboat station founded in Ireland. Based at South Quay, the station currently operates an all-weather Trent class lifeboat, Ger Tigchelaar, which has been on station since 1997.
RNLI pager on a chart with a pair of dividers

Latest lifeboat launch

Recent launches from Arklow Lifeboat Station

11.02pm 5 October 2022
2.29pm 20 September 2022
2.28pm 20 September 2022
1.16pm 16 September 2022
7.06pm 11 September 2022
4.34pm 30 August 2022
9.11pm 2 August 2022
10.27am 14 July 2022
8.46pm 13 July 2022
6.27pm 16 June 2022
6.35am 9 June 2022
2.14pm 6 June 2022
5.34pm 12 April 2022
11.00am 3 April 2022
3.47pm 21 March 2022
10.35am 17 January 2022
8.17pm 27 December 2021
12.24pm 6 November 2021
1.53am 23 August 2021
11.44pm 19 August 2021

Today's weather

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Min: 5°C Max: 11°C
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Visitor information and facilities

Station address

Arklow Lifeboat Station
South Quay
Co Wicklow
Y14 HW11

Station phone number

0402 32850


Parking, disabled access

Visiting times

Visits can be arranged by appointment.

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News and media from Arklow Lifeboat Station

Front Row L-R: Geoffrey Kearns, Coxswain Brendan Dillon, 2nd Mechanic Eddie McElheron. Back Row L-R: Trevor Conroy, Daniel Downey, Craig O’Reilly and Austin Gaffney
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Arklow RNLI lifeboat crew recognised for their roles in challenging service
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Wicklow RNLI mechanic looking forward to first Christmas on call
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Arklow RNLI launches to assist lone sailor
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Arklow RNLI transferring crew
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Arklow RNLI comes to the aid of two people on 39ft sailing vessel adrift
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