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RNLI Castletownbere Lifeboat Station

Castletownbere Lifeboat Station

Established in 1997, Castletownbere lifeboat now operates from a newly-constructed station and provides 24-hour search and rescue between Mizen Head and Kenmare Bay.
RNLI pager on a chart with a pair of dividers

Latest lifeboat launch

Recent lifeboat launches from Castletownbere Lifeboat Station

12.28pm 29 March 2024
4.31am 27 December 2023
12.42am 4 November 2023
12.41am 4 November 2023
3.22am 19 August 2023
2.32pm 29 July 2023
11.43pm 23 July 2023
6.32pm 8 July 2023
4.23pm 5 July 2023
2.29pm 2 June 2023
12.47pm 5 December 2022
5.50pm 7 September 2022
9.16am 18 August 2022
10.01pm 13 August 2022
5.39pm 19 July 2022
2.36pm 2 July 2022
5.44pm 24 June 2022
1.31pm 23 May 2022
10.02pm 9 March 2022
5.32pm 31 August 2021

Today's weather

18°C Sunshine
Min: 10°C Max: 18°C
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Visitor information and facilities

Station address

Castletownbere Lifeboat Station
Co. Cork

Station phone number

027 70999


Parking, Disabled parking, Disabled access

Visiting times

Monday-Friday 9am-5pm

Visitor contact

Our opening hours are dependent on the availability of our volunteers, so please call ahead to avoid disappointment.

Visitor contact phone number

027 70999

Shop hours

Monday-Friday 9am-5pm

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News and media from Castletownbere Lifeboat Station

Article People
Castletownbere RNLI lifeboat battles Storm Betty to rescue yacht in Co Kerry
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Article Rescue
Castletownbere RNLI lifeboat rescues speedboat
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Castletownbere RNLI crew
Article People
Castletownbere RNLI rescues two sailors on 11m yacht
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