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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

12.40am 4 November 2023
12.26am 4 November 2023
11.31am 2 November 2023
2.15pm 21 October 2023
1.27am 29 September 2023
3.25pm 9 September 2023
3.14am 2 September 2023
1.41pm 25 August 2023
8.23pm 17 August 2023
8.29pm 12 August 2023
8.50pm 9 August 2023
5.12pm 9 August 2023
8.17pm 21 July 2023
9.31pm 10 June 2023
4.10am 10 June 2023
8.37pm 3 June 2023
11.07pm 30 May 2023
11.32am 2 May 2023
7.38pm 4 April 2023
8.56am 4 April 2023

Today's weather

4°C Rain
Min: 1°C Max: 4°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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News and media from Galway Lifeboat Station

Three crew in dry suits and lifejackets, holding their RNLI helmets stand in front of Galway Lifeboat Station with the inshore lifeboat in the background. It is night and the crew are lit by the light from the boat hall and two street lamps in the background
Article Crew training
Duo of Galway RNLI volunteer crew complete training
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Seven crew standing outside Galway Lifeboat Station with the Atlantic 85 inshore lifeboat in the background (on shore). Five of the crew are wearing dry suits and lifejackets and are holding their long service awards which are framed certificates. It is evening with low light.
Article People
Galway RNLI volunteer crew presented with long service awards
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Galway RNLI volunteer crew on board Atlantic 85 inshore lifeboat Binny.
Article Rescue
Galway RNLI launch to assist two kayakers in difficulty on Galway Bay
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Four crew on board an Atlantic 85 travelling from right to left at speed with Mutton Island and lighthouse in the distance behind on the horizon
Article Rescue
Galway RNLI respond to three callouts in one day
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