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

2.43am 9 August 2020
6.57pm 4 August 2020
2.55pm 20 July 2020
2.55pm 20 July 2020
7.37pm 18 July 2020
7.36pm 18 July 2020
8.29am 18 July 2020
7.12pm 11 July 2020
6.17pm 1 July 2020
4.07pm 26 June 2020
4.07pm 26 June 2020
3.21pm 30 May 2020
3.21pm 30 May 2020
10.25pm 11 April 2020
3.09pm 9 March 2020
3.00pm 9 March 2020
4.45am 3 March 2020
6.09am 14 December 2019
12.36am 8 November 2019
1.36pm 14 September 2019

Today's weather

17°C Rain
Min: 14°C Max: 17°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

Wicklow RNLI and Arklow RNLI launched to assist yacht with fouled propeller
Yacht being towed into Wicklow harbour
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Wicklow RNLI and Arklow RNLI launched to assist yacht with fouled propeller
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Long night at sea as Arklow RNLI assist three people on yacht
Securing lines to casualty vessel at Wicklow Harbour
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Long night at sea as Arklow RNLI assist three people on yacht
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Arklow RNLI assist two people on 10m motor cruiser that gets into difficulty
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Arklow RNLI assist two people on 10m motor cruiser that gets into difficulty
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Stricken Yacht sparks multi agency rescue for Arklow RNLI
BRINGING CASUALTY ASHORE
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Stricken Yacht sparks multi agency rescue for Arklow RNLI
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