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

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
11.02am 12 December 2020
2.42pm 9 December 2020
1.43pm 6 December 2020
1.43pm 6 December 2020
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

Today's weather

8°C Overcast
Min: 2°C Max: 8°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

Article People
Swimmer rescued after getting into difficulty off Salthill in Galway
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Article Lifeboats
Galway RNLI rescues two people caught in rising tide off Silverstrand
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Article People
Galway RNLI rescues kite surfer in difficulty near Ballyloughane Beach
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Article Lifeboats
Galway and Aran Islands RNLI involved in search for two paddle boarders
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Bring hope, even on the darkest days

Coronavirus has delayed crucial crew training and lifeboat maintenance. A kind donation from you could help keep our crews safe and ready to rescue. Will you give us hope this spring?