RNLI Castletownbere Lifeboat Station

Castletownbere Lifeboat Station

Established in 1997, Castletownbere lifeboat now operates from a newly-constructed boathouse 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 launches from Castletownbere Lifeboat Station

7.23pm 10 October 2018
1.27am 18 July 2018
12.26pm 7 May 2018
9.52pm 5 December 2017
8.53pm 5 December 2017
11.47pm 10 November 2017
10.24am 1 September 2017
4.03pm 30 July 2017
3.57pm 30 July 2017
6.21pm 10 June 2017
8.56pm 26 March 2017
7.04pm 28 January 2017
7.56pm 16 December 2016
11.45am 4 December 2016
11.53am 13 November 2016
12.39pm 25 August 2016
7.48am 20 August 2016
3.32pm 3 July 2016

Today's weather

12°C Rain
Min: 7°C Max: 12°C
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Visitor information and facilities

Station address

Castletownbere Lifeboat Station
Castletownbere
Co. Cork

Station phone number

027 70999

Accessibility

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

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