Howth Lifeboat Station

Howth Lifeboat Station

For nearly 190 years an all-weather lifeboat has launched into Dublin Bay from Howth and the crews have been honoured with 20 awards for gallantry. Today the station operates both a Trent class lifeboat and an inshore D class lifeboat.
RNLI pager on a chart with a pair of dividers

Latest lifeboat launch

Recent launches from Howth Lifeboat Station

4.18pm 7 January 2021
3.07am 30 December 2020
11.30am 14 November 2020
3.31pm 8 November 2020
3.16pm 30 October 2020
4.43pm 23 October 2020
4.35pm 23 October 2020
1.25pm 17 October 2020
3.46pm 30 September 2020
1.17pm 30 September 2020
5.27pm 20 September 2020
5.27pm 20 September 2020
3.49pm 19 September 2020
3.49pm 19 September 2020
2.02pm 15 September 2020
2.02pm 15 September 2020
4.24pm 12 September 2020
4.24pm 12 September 2020
7.14pm 3 September 2020
7.14pm 3 September 2020

Today's weather

8°C Rain
Min: 1°C Max: 8°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

Howth Lifeboat Station
Howth Harbour
Middle Pier
Co. Dublin

Station phone number

018 393 311

Accessibility

Parking, disabled access

Visiting times

Generally 10am–4pm daily

Visitor contact

Ian Sheridan - appointment only

Visitor contact phone number

018 393 311

News and media from Howth Lifeboat Station

Howth RNLI rescue Fishing Trawler and crew after running aground.
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Howth RNLI rescue six crew after fishing vessel runs aground
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Howth RNLI rescue Fishing Trawler stranded in Irish Sea
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Howth RNLI tow stricken yacht to Dublin Port
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Howth RNLI rescue lone yachtsman stranded in Irish Sea
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Howth RNLI Inshore Lifeboat
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Seven people rescued over weekend for Howth RNLI
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