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

Enniskillen's station history

2001

Lifeboat station opened 24 May 2001.

Atlantic 21 B class lifeboat B-549 Blenwatch was placed on service on Thursday 24 May for evaluation trials as part of the Inland Waters Project.

2002

Relief Atlantic 21 B class lifeboat B-525 Spix’s Macaw was placed on service on Thursday 4 April.

Because of the overall size and complexity of Lough Erne it was decided to base a second lifeboat on the Upper Lough that would work in conjunction with the original lifeboat stationed on the Lower Lough.

2008

The Atlantic 75, B-703 Jason Logg , was placed on service at Enniskillen Upper station on 26 February.  Lifeboat B-581 has been withdrawn.

The Atlantic 75, B-702 Manchester Unity of Oddfellows was placed on service at Enniskillen Lower station on 26 February.  Lifeboat B-591 has been withdrawn.

2009

On 11 May two Rescue Water Craft were placed on service for evaluation trials. RWC-052/3/4 are now on service at the Upper and Lower stations.

2012

The new Atlantic 75 B-792 Joseph and Mary Hiley was placed on service at Enniskillen Lower station on 8 March 2012.  Lifeboat B-702 has been withdrawn.

At the Executive Committee meeting held on 3 July 2002 it was resolved that Enniskillen be formally established as a B class inshore lifeboat station with immediate effect.  This is the first inshore lifeboat station to be established on non-tidal inland waters.