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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 lifeboat launches from Arklow Lifeboat Station

6.24am 2 April 2024
12.47pm 21 March 2024
11.00am 11 February 2024
3.37pm 11 January 2024
1.29am 4 December 2023
6.15am 9 October 2023
11.05am 8 October 2023
12.25pm 21 August 2023
5.29pm 9 August 2023
6.36am 8 June 2023
5.37pm 7 June 2023
4.09pm 5 June 2023
4.08pm 5 June 2023
2.09pm 15 April 2023
12.06am 3 April 2023
9.15am 10 March 2023
8.02am 23 February 2023
4.05pm 18 February 2023
11.02pm 5 October 2022
2.29pm 20 September 2022

Today's weather

15°C Rain
Min: 11°C Max: 15°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 People
Arklow RNLI assists four people on large yacht adrift near Arklow Bank
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A gathering of crew on the lifeboats
Article Lifeboats
Ramsgate RNLI say goodbye to lifeboat after nearly thirty years of service.
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Article Lifeboats
Arklow RNLI responds to two call outs on stormy night
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