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

3.58pm 24 October 2022
5.18pm 6 September 2022
2.09pm 21 August 2022
8.19pm 31 July 2022
3.37pm 10 June 2022
9.29pm 2 May 2022
11.00am 26 April 2022
10.55am 26 April 2022
2.41pm 6 April 2022
6.31pm 19 February 2022
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

Today's weather

6°C Overcast
Min: 5°C Max: 6°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

Launch a Memory

For enquiries regarding Launch a Memory, please do not contact the station directly. Please contact our Launch a Memory Team on [email protected] or call our Supporter Experience Team on 0300 300 0061 (UK) or 01 511 9871 (Ireland).

News and media from Clifden Lifeboat Station

Article Rescue
Clifden RNLI rescue nine people stranded on Omey Island in poor weather
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Article Sea safety
Clifden RNLI tow a stricken yacht with two sailors aboard to safety
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