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

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
8.04pm 27 July 2020
3.19pm 25 July 2020
7.23pm 21 July 2020
5.21pm 16 July 2020
9.31pm 13 July 2020
3.05pm 7 July 2020
1.50pm 25 June 2020
3.55pm 11 June 2020
11.50pm 8 June 2020

Today's weather

8°C Cloudy
Min: 7°C Max: 8°C
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While our lifeboat stations remain operational and are continuing to launch to those at peril at sea, they are not currently open to visitors. 

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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