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

Clifden lifeboat crew waving from their two lifeboats

Clifden Lifeboat Station

Situated in an area of spectacular scenery, Clifden Lifeboat Station provides search and rescue cover off the west coast of Ireland. The station operates an all-weather Shannon class lifeboat and an inshore B class Atlantic 85 lifeboat.
RNLI pager on a chart with a pair of dividers

Latest lifeboat launch

Recent launches from Clifden Lifeboat Station

5.55pm 14 September 2021
4.05am 27 August 2021
8.19am 17 August 2021
1.28pm 14 August 2021
3.58pm 18 July 2021
2.48pm 17 June 2021
3.22pm 15 May 2021
3.17pm 15 May 2021
3.12pm 15 May 2021
3.53pm 30 April 2021
6.06pm 25 April 2021
11.23am 23 April 2021
1.05pm 18 April 2021
5.57pm 11 April 2021
9.02am 26 February 2021
2.52pm 21 September 2020
2.52pm 21 September 2020
11.31am 27 August 2020
1.02pm 15 August 2020
3.30pm 12 August 2020

Today's weather

11°C Rain
Min: 10°C Max: 11°C
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Visitor information and facilities

Station address

Clifden Lifeboat Station
The Quay
Co. Galway

Station phone number

095 21775


Parking, Disabled Access

Visiting times

By appointment only

Visitor contact

John Brittain

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