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

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

5.32pm 31 August 2021
8.13pm 13 August 2021
2.06am 5 August 2021
10.45pm 25 July 2021
8.42am 14 July 2021
7.14pm 10 July 2021
7.14pm 10 July 2021
1.43pm 5 June 2021
9.05pm 10 May 2021
8.31am 27 March 2021
12.22pm 26 March 2021
3.34pm 2 January 2021
3.53pm 28 December 2020
10.48pm 3 November 2020
2.48am 31 October 2020
9.31am 25 August 2020
9.31am 25 August 2020
8.54am 21 August 2020
8.54am 21 August 2020
4.21pm 26 March 2020

Today's weather

10°C Rain
Min: 7°C Max: 10°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

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Castletownbere RNLI helps stricken yacht
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Castletownbere RNLI assists five people on yacht to safety
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Man and dog stranded overnight on rock rescued by Castletownbere RNLI
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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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