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

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
5.12pm 11 August 2017
4.13pm 5 August 2017
6.24pm 23 July 2017
6.53am 14 June 2017
4.34pm 3 May 2017
11.01am 14 April 2017
11.59am 13 April 2017
5.43pm 14 February 2017
1.26pm 15 January 2017
1.21pm 29 November 2016

Today's weather

18°C Rain
Min: 12°C
Max: 18°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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News and media from Arklow Lifeboat Station

Arklow RNLI assist three people on fishing vessel adrift off Cahore Point
Article People
Arklow RNLI assist three people on fishing vessel adrift off Cahore Point
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Arklow RNLI rescues seven people in separate call outs over weekend
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Arklow RNLI rescues seven people in separate call outs over weekend
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Early start for Arklow RNLI to fishing vessel in difficulty
Arklow lifeboat aid fishing vessel with machinery failure
Article Lifeboats
Early start for Arklow RNLI to fishing vessel in difficulty
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Arklow RNLI launch to kitesurfer and windsurfer in difficulty
Arklow all-weather lifeboat
Article Lifeboats
Arklow RNLI launch to kitesurfer and windsurfer in difficulty
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