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

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

3.01pm 23 July 2021
8.40pm 14 July 2021
6.43pm 3 July 2021
9.54am 26 June 2021
8.41pm 11 June 2021
10.37pm 2 June 2021
2.59pm 23 April 2021
2.59pm 23 April 2021
2.51pm 23 April 2021
12.38pm 14 March 2021
2.16pm 29 January 2021
11.27am 23 January 2021
5.15pm 11 January 2021
3.06pm 22 November 2020
4.29pm 7 September 2020
10.13am 25 August 2020
8.06am 18 August 2020
2.45am 18 August 2020
10.19pm 3 August 2020
1.59pm 2 August 2020

Today's weather

16°C Rain
Min: 12°C Max: 16°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

Article Fundraising
RNLI launches Mayday call for funds as figures highlight crews lifesaving work
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Article People
Donaghadee RNLI volunteers receive Long Service recognition
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Article People
RNLI families in County Down appeal for help this Christmas for charity
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Stricken vessel onshore at Templepatrick
Article Fishing Safety
Donaghadee RNLI tows broken down fishing boat with one onboard to safety
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Will you answer our Mayday call?

RNLI lifesavers are used to answering emergency calls, but today they’re putting out a call of their own. Your kind donation could help them carry on saving lives during their busiest time. Will you answer that call?