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

3.31pm 11 June 2021
1.25am 6 June 2021
11.30pm 28 May 2021
5.53pm 15 May 2021
6.15pm 12 May 2021
5.46pm 10 May 2021
5.43pm 25 April 2021
11.27pm 24 April 2021
3.39pm 10 April 2021
1.07pm 6 April 2021
1.42pm 3 April 2021
11.00pm 7 March 2021
11.43am 4 March 2021
12.28pm 20 February 2021
1.52am 14 February 2021
5.39pm 10 February 2021
6.12pm 6 February 2021
1.42pm 27 January 2021
3.17pm 10 January 2021
2.30pm 20 December 2020

Today's weather

15°C Cloudy
Min: 7°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

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

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Galway RNLI rescues two people caught in rising tide off Silverstrand
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Galway RNLI rescues kite surfer in difficulty near Ballyloughane Beach
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Will you answer our Mayday call?

RNLI lifesavers are used to answering emergency calls, but today they’re putting out a call of their own. Your kind donation could help them carry on saving lives during their busiest time. Will you answer that call?