RNLI shops, museums and the College will open as Government guidance allows. Lifeboat stations remain operational but are not open to visitors.

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

10.49am 18 October 2021
4.22am 11 October 2021
9.42am 26 September 2021
9.22am 26 September 2021
10.33am 8 September 2021
7.57pm 6 September 2021
4.03pm 25 August 2021
1.09pm 21 August 2021
8.03pm 4 August 2021
4.24pm 4 August 2021
9.19pm 29 July 2021
8.29pm 23 July 2021
3.46pm 23 July 2021
6.41pm 21 July 2021
5.47pm 20 July 2021
4.50pm 19 July 2021
8.42pm 18 July 2021
2.16pm 18 July 2021
6.54pm 17 July 2021
3.02pm 17 July 2021

Today's weather

14°C Rain
Min: 8°C Max: 14°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

DBOGA Members of Dublin Bay Old Gaffers Association attending the presentation of the cheque for €8,000 to Howth RNLI
Article People
Dublin Bay Old Gaffers Association donate €8,000 to Howth RNLI
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Howth RNLI recover unturned RIB which fell off power boat
Article Lifeboats
Howth RNLI recover upturned RIB which fell off power boat
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Skerries RNLI taking the vessel under tow
Article Rescue
Skerries RNLI and Howth RNLI respond to distress call from sinking vessel
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Lyndsey Davey Dublin and Skerries Harps footballer
Article Sea safety
Dublin GAA footballer Lyndsey Davey backs RNLI summer water safety campaign
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