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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

2.36pm 15 May 2022
2.44pm 30 April 2022
5.55pm 21 April 2022
5.54pm 21 April 2022
3.57pm 16 April 2022
1.19pm 15 April 2022
12.42pm 18 March 2022
11.50am 13 March 2022
11.49am 13 March 2022
11.48am 13 March 2022
11.47am 13 March 2022
11.46am 13 March 2022
4.12pm 11 March 2022
3.59pm 11 March 2022
2.12pm 28 February 2022
1.58pm 28 February 2022
3.46pm 21 February 2022
2.45pm 10 February 2022
3.57pm 22 January 2022
5.00am 15 January 2022

Today's weather

16°C Rain
Min: 10°C Max: 16°C
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Visitor information and facilities

Station address

Howth Lifeboat Station
Howth Harbour
Middle Pier
Co. Dublin

Station phone number

018 393 311


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 crew join members of Circus Gerbola at Howth Castle in advance of a special gala performance to fundraise for the RNLI on Friday.
Article Fundraising
Howth RNLI’s volunteer lifeboat crew join the circus for Mayday fundraiser
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Head of Engagement of the RNLI Pete Emmett presents letter of thanks to Joan, Aidan & Dec Mac Manus from The King Sitric Seafood Bar who raised over €35,000 for the RNLI
Article Fundraising
Howth Restaurant raises €35,000 for the RNLI
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Howth RNLI lifeboats on exercise
Article Lifeboats
Howth RNLI launch both lifeboats to aid kayakers in difficulty
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