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

1.41pm 18 November 2020
11.36am 14 November 2020
11.36am 14 November 2020
11.12am 31 October 2020
3.29pm 21 October 2020
12.37pm 17 October 2020
2.12pm 10 October 2020
6.11pm 27 September 2020
10.05am 20 September 2020
10.05am 20 September 2020
10.05am 20 September 2020
10.05am 20 September 2020
10.05am 20 September 2020
8.42am 20 September 2020
8.42am 20 September 2020
5.59pm 17 September 2020
5.59pm 17 September 2020
5.59pm 17 September 2020
5.59pm 17 September 2020
3.56pm 17 September 2020

Today's weather

7°C Cloudy
Min: 0°C Max: 7°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

Dun Laoghaire Lifeboat Station
Queens Road
Co. Dublin

Station phone number

01 280 2667

Accessibility

Parking, disabled access

Shop hours

Monday-Friday
10am-5pm
Saturday-Sunday
1pm-5pm

Visiting times

Generally 10am–4:30pm daily

Visitor contact

Stephen Wynne

Visitor contact phone number

087 255 5654
01 280 2667

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Bring the crew home safe this Christmas

Volunteer lifeboat crews are busier than ever. The risks they face are greater. The costs to keep them safe are rising. But income is falling. Can they and their families count on your kindness this Christmas?