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

3.10pm 26 May 2019
2.44pm 17 May 2019
3.50pm 2 May 2019
3.39pm 2 May 2019
3.14pm 21 April 2019
12.26pm 10 April 2019
3.21pm 2 April 2019
1.32pm 21 November 2018
2.52am 7 October 2018
1.27pm 6 October 2018
7.30am 27 August 2018
2.04pm 12 August 2018
3.45pm 30 June 2018
10.25pm 9 June 2018
3.19pm 26 May 2018
2.56pm 14 November 2017
1.00pm 18 October 2017
4.38pm 17 October 2017
1.43pm 17 August 2017
12.03pm 13 August 2017

Today's weather

16°C Rain
Min: 7°C Max: 16°C
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Visitor information and facilities

Station address

Arklow Lifeboat Station
South Quay
Arklow
Co Wicklow
Y14 HW11

Station phone number

0402 32850

Accessibility

Parking, disabled access

Visiting times

Visits can be arranged by appointment.

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