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

10.14am 21 November 2020
4.31pm 15 November 2020
12.10pm 12 November 2020
2.54pm 6 November 2020
1.50pm 2 November 2020
11.41pm 24 October 2020
9.01am 23 September 2020
9.01am 23 September 2020
9.01am 23 September 2020
1.28am 20 September 2020
1.28am 20 September 2020
9.35pm 18 September 2020
9.35pm 18 September 2020
1.20am 15 September 2020
1.20am 15 September 2020
11.29pm 7 September 2020
11.29pm 7 September 2020
9.29am 31 August 2020
9.29am 31 August 2020
5.00pm 22 August 2020

Today's weather

11°C Rain
Min: 7°C Max: 11°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

Galway Lifeboat Station
Port of Galway
New Docks
Galway

Station phone number

091 567755

Accessibility

Parking

Visiting times

On request

Visitor contact

Mike Swan

Visitor contact phone number

08724 18970

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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?