RNLI shops, museums and the College will open as Government guidance allows. Lifeboat stations remain operational but are not open to visitors.

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

6.37pm 22 July 2021
3.48am 19 July 2021
9.21pm 18 July 2021
5.02pm 18 July 2021
9.59pm 6 July 2021
2.11pm 3 July 2021
3.14pm 28 June 2021
12.12pm 23 June 2021
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

Today's weather

24°C Rain
Min: 16°C Max: 24°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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