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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

6.26pm 15 May 2022
8.52pm 4 May 2022
7.07pm 30 April 2022
12.52pm 12 January 2022
2.28pm 2 October 2021
4.04pm 18 September 2021
10.33am 14 September 2021
3.18pm 15 August 2021
7.52am 7 August 2021
2.22pm 5 August 2021
2.50pm 2 August 2021
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

Today's weather

17°C Rain
Min: 11°C Max: 17°C
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Visitor information and facilities

Station address

Helvick Head Lifeboat Station
Helvick Head
X35 PW60

Station phone number

+353 (0) 584 6511


Parking, disabled parking

Visiting times

By appointment only

Visitor contact

Aoife Duffy

Visitor contact phone number

+353 (0)86 29 59 113

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News and media from Helvick Head Lifeboat Station

Helvick Head lifeboat afloat with 4 crew onboard
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Helvick Head RNLI responds to false alarm with good intent
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Helvick Head RNLI lifeboat towing fishing boat
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First call out of 2022 for Helvick Head RNLI who aid two fishermen
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Article People
Helvick Head RNLI comes to the aid of four people after 14ft boat breaks down
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