RNLI shops, museums and the College will open as Government guidance allows. Lifeboat stations remain operational but are not open to visitors.

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.
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Latest lifeboat launch

Recent launches from Arklow Lifeboat Station

4.18am 26 June 2021
6.26pm 22 June 2021
7.45pm 9 June 2021
1.07pm 8 June 2021
9.18am 14 May 2021
4.26pm 20 April 2021
8.22am 13 March 2021
2.18am 11 March 2021
12.13pm 10 March 2021
11.09am 17 December 2020
1.29pm 17 November 2020
7.23pm 5 October 2020
4.38pm 20 September 2020
2.31pm 13 September 2020
5.19pm 6 September 2020
5.19pm 6 September 2020
2.13pm 2 September 2020
2.43am 9 August 2020
6.57pm 4 August 2020
2.55pm 20 July 2020

Today's weather

17°C Rain
Min: 11°C Max: 17°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

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Arklow RNLI volunteers rescue swimmer in difficulty on Avoca River
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Arklow RNLI assists two people on 10m sailing vessel
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Arklow RNLI requested to go to the aid of a kitesurfer
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Arklow RNLI rescues three people on 9m fishing vessel
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