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

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
5.00pm 22 August 2020
12.36pm 21 August 2020
12.36pm 21 August 2020
8.09pm 16 August 2020
8.09pm 16 August 2020
3.32pm 14 August 2020
3.32pm 14 August 2020
6.34am 13 August 2020
6.34am 13 August 2020

Today's weather

15°C Cloudy
Min: 11°C Max: 15°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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