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

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
3.43pm 19 September 2020
12.06pm 19 September 2020
9.29am 19 September 2020
4.03pm 18 September 2020
7.57pm 14 September 2020
11.29am 23 August 2020
8.21pm 18 August 2020
7.48pm 14 August 2020
3.13pm 12 August 2020
5.04pm 10 August 2020
4.55pm 7 August 2020
3.03pm 5 August 2020

Today's weather

7°C Rain
Min: 4°C Max: 7°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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