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

Ballycotton Lifeboat Station

Ballycotton Lifeboat Station

Over nearly 150 years as a lifeboat station, the crews at Ballycotton have been presented with 19 awards for gallantry – the most recent in 2002. For another rescue in 1936, Gold, Silver and Bronze Medals were all awarded.
RNLI pager on a chart with a pair of dividers

Latest lifeboat launch

Recent launches from Ballycotton Lifeboat Station

7.48pm 14 August 2020
3.13pm 12 August 2020
7.21pm 20 July 2020
3.24pm 21 June 2020
10.12am 8 October 2019
6.50pm 6 September 2019
5.43pm 5 August 2019
11.25am 3 July 2019
11.22am 3 July 2019
6.15pm 8 June 2019
12.31am 10 April 2019
2.56pm 13 October 2018
10.22am 7 October 2018
7.47am 7 October 2018
2.23pm 11 August 2018
9.57am 10 August 2018
7.20pm 4 August 2018
1.34pm 26 July 2018
5.51pm 22 July 2018
2.23pm 17 July 2018

Today's weather

16°C Rain
Min: 7°C Max: 16°C
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Visitor information and facilities

Station address

Ballycotton Lifeboat Station
Ballycotton
Cork

Station phone number

021 464 6903

Accessibility

Disabled Access

Visiting times

9am–5pm Monday–Friday

Don't miss: Crew Training–7pm Wednesday

Visitor contact

Eolan Walsh

Visitor contact phone number

021 464 6903

Shop hours

3pm–5pm Sunday

News and media from Ballycotton Lifeboat Station

Cork GAA footballer Brian Hurley on Union Hall Pier
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Cork footballer Brian Hurley backs RNLI summer water safety campaign
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Ballycotton RNLI Lifeboat with Ballycotton Lighthouse in the background
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Ballycotton RNLI assist two people on fishing vessel with engine trouble
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Ballycotton RNLI assists four people after two vessels get into difficulty
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Youghal RNLI rescue five people from the water after sailing boats capsize
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RNLI lifesavers are used to answering emergency calls, but today they’re putting out a call of their own. Your kind donation could help them carry on saving lives during their busiest time. Will you answer that call?