RNLI Donaghadee Lifeboat Station

Donaghadee Lifeboat Station

Situated on the north east coast of County Down, Donaghadee has had a lifeboat station since 1910 and the crews have been presented with three awards for gallantry. The station now operates an all-weather Trent class lifeboat.
RNLI pager on a chart with a pair of dividers

Latest lifeboat launch

Recent launches from Donaghadee Lifeboat Station

8.31am 5 December 2022
11.36am 18 November 2022
8.20am 30 October 2022
11.05am 6 September 2022
7.41pm 20 August 2022
1.29pm 18 August 2022
6.25pm 30 July 2022
8.25am 30 July 2022
11.42pm 16 July 2022
11.39pm 16 July 2022
5.36pm 2 July 2022
2.29pm 19 June 2022
2.21pm 19 June 2022
2.21pm 19 June 2022
2.21pm 19 June 2022
12.16pm 17 June 2022
8.21pm 15 June 2022
9.44pm 12 June 2022
11.57am 9 June 2022
3.31pm 19 May 2022

Today's weather

7°C Cloudy
Min: 3°C Max: 7°C
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Visitor information and facilities

Station address

Donaghadee Lifeboat Station
Co. Down
BT21 0DG

Station phone number

028 9188 8556



Visiting times

By appointment only


32 The Parade
County Down
BT21 0DG

Shop opening hours

Weekends only. 

1 April–December 2019


Shop phone number

02891 888 079

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News and media from Donaghadee Lifeboat Station

Donaghadee RNLI
Article People
Donaghadee RNLI rescues lone sailor after 27ft yacht breaks down
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Alan Couser, Donaghadee Lifeboat Chairman. John Ashwood, Second Coxswain Donaghadee Lifeboat. Alliance Councillor Karen Douglas, Mayor of Ards & North Down. John McAuley, Donaghadee Lifeboat President. Quinn Whyte, Lifeboat Supporter & Fundraiser. Evelyn Bennett, Chairperson of Donaghadee Lifeboat Fundraising Team. Brian McLawrence, Donaghadee Lifeboat Operations Manager.
Article Sea safety
Donaghadee RNLI's Lifeboat Day attracts visitors to see station and lifeboat
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Article Lifeboats
Donaghadee RNLI rescue kayaker off Cloughey Beach on Father’s Day
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Donaghadee Lifeboat At Sea
Article Rescue
Donaghadee RNLI assist three people on speedboat drifting out to sea
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