Galway Lifeboat station

Galway Lifeboat Station

Established in 1997 due to an increasing number of search and rescue incidents, Galway Lifeboat Station lies at the mouth of the River Corrib. The station houses a B class Atlantic 85 lifeboat.
RNLI pager on a chart with a pair of dividers

Latest lifeboat launch

Recent launches from Galway Lifeboat Station

4.10am 10 June 2023
8.37pm 3 June 2023
11.07pm 30 May 2023
11.32am 2 May 2023
7.38pm 4 April 2023
8.56am 4 April 2023
3.49am 31 March 2023
10.59pm 29 March 2023
9.34am 17 March 2023
7.57pm 25 February 2023
7.17pm 25 February 2023
9.25pm 15 February 2023
1.02pm 14 January 2023
2.01pm 11 January 2023
2.00pm 11 January 2023
4.48pm 2 January 2023
10.57am 13 December 2022
1.44pm 10 December 2022
2.48am 29 October 2022
2.42pm 22 October 2022

Today's weather

20°C Rain
Min: 14°C Max: 20°C
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Visitor information and facilities

Station address

Galway Lifeboat Station
Port of Galway
New Docks

Station phone number

091 567755



Visiting times

On request

Visitor contact

Mike Swan

Visitor contact phone number

08724 18970

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News and media from Galway Lifeboat Station

Looking down on the Atlantic 85 inshore lifeboat tied up at the lifeboat station in Galway. It is dark and there are three crew members on board assisting a casualty - who is not visible - off the lifeboat. Two shore crew are visible in the background on the shore, with a third shore crew holding a blanket open, ready for the casualty.
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Galway RNLI rescues casualty who falls from pier in Galway City
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Inshore lifeboat with four crew coming alongside a cruiser on the water in Galway Bay. A RNLI crew member is preparing to throw a line to one of the crew on the cruiser
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Galway RNLI trauma simulation exercise on Galway Bay
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Large group with the inshore lifeboat outside Galway Lifeboat Station. Four volunteer crew are standing in the lifeboat with RNLI crew and visitors including representatives from the City of Galway Shipping Company standing in front
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RNLI receives €5,000 donation from Galway Shipping Company
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RNLI crew and representatives from University of Galway sitting on and standing in front of the inshore lifeboat which is on its trailer outside the Galway Lifeboat Station
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For Galway RNLI crew, every day is a learning day
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