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

RNLI Helvick Head Lifeboat Station

Helvick Head Lifeboat Station

For 110 years, the station at Helvick Head operated an all-weather lifeboat until it closed in 1969. After a gap of 28 years, the station re-opened and today operates a B class Atlantic 85 inshore lifeboat.
RNLI pager on a chart with a pair of dividers

Latest lifeboat launch

Recent launches from Helvick Head Lifeboat Station

12.21pm 28 July 2021
10.35am 28 July 2021
12.15am 23 July 2021
8.25pm 19 July 2021
3.04pm 18 July 2021
7.42pm 15 July 2021
3.20pm 11 July 2021
3.35pm 30 June 2021
8.32pm 27 June 2021
7.02pm 19 June 2021
1.36pm 18 May 2021
4.25pm 4 May 2021
3.03pm 1 May 2021
7.43pm 27 April 2021
8.10pm 26 April 2021
9.43am 15 April 2021
9.34am 15 April 2021
9.34am 15 April 2021
3.28pm 5 April 2021
3.09pm 30 March 2021

Today's weather

18°C Rain
Min: 12°C Max: 18°C
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Visitor information and facilities

Station address

Helvick Head Lifeboat Station
Helvick Head

Station phone number

00 353 (0) 584 6511


Parking, disabled parking

Visiting times

By appointment only

Visitor contact

Declan Walsh

Visitor contact phone number

00 353 (0) 87 238 5491

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News and media from Helvick Head Lifeboat Station

Helvick Head rescue three kayakers at Kilmurrin Cove
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Helvick Head RNLI rescue crew of fishing vessel in midnight call out
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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?