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

Dun Laoghaire Lifeboat station

Dun Laoghaire Lifeboat Station

For 180 years a lifeboat has launched from Dun Laoghaire; today the station operates both an inshore lifeboat and an all-weather lifeboat. During its history the station has witnessed tragedy with 17 lifeboat crew losing their lives saving others at sea.
RNLI pager on a chart with a pair of dividers

Latest lifeboat launch

Recent launches from Dun Laoghaire Lifeboat Station

3.51pm 16 October 2021
3.51pm 16 October 2021
3.49pm 16 October 2021
11.03am 18 September 2021
11.56am 12 September 2021
12.45pm 28 August 2021
8.35pm 26 August 2021
2.32pm 26 August 2021
11.19am 22 August 2021
9.20pm 19 August 2021
8.51pm 17 August 2021
8.54pm 15 August 2021
2.22pm 13 August 2021
10.06am 11 August 2021
10.44pm 9 August 2021
8.11pm 24 July 2021
3.58pm 24 July 2021
8.12pm 23 July 2021
11.49pm 18 July 2021
5.39pm 18 July 2021

Today's weather

12°C Cloudy
Min: 9°C Max: 12°C
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Visitor information and facilities

Station address

Dun Laoghaire Lifeboat Station
Queens Road
Co. Dublin

Station phone number

01 280 2667


Parking, disabled access

Shop hours


Visiting times

Generally 10am–4:30pm daily

Visitor contact

Stephen Wynne

Visitor contact phone number

+353 (0) 834 28 8310
01 280 2667

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