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

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
3.16am 19 February 2021
6.55pm 22 January 2021
6.04am 21 January 2021
5.57pm 16 January 2021
5.39pm 29 December 2020
12.12pm 3 December 2020
2.25pm 27 October 2020
11.54am 18 October 2020
5.15pm 5 October 2020
1.57pm 27 September 2020
4.28pm 24 September 2020

Today's weather

12°C Rain
Min: 5°C Max: 12°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

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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