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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

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
11.06am 1 August 2021
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

Today's weather

16°C Rain
Min: 9°C Max: 16°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

Article Lifeboats
Arklow RNLI launch to reports of two boats adrift near mouth of Arklow Harbour
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Article People
Arklow RNLI comes to assistance of two people on broken down 12m vessel
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Article People
New shop volunteers needed to help save lives at sea in county Wicklow
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Article Lifeboats
Arklow RNLI comes to assistance of three people on 10m sailing vessel
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