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

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
9.26am 25 August 2020
9.26am 25 August 2020
9.26am 25 August 2020
9.26am 25 August 2020
4.49pm 8 August 2020
4.49pm 8 August 2020
1.38pm 7 August 2020
1.38pm 7 August 2020
6.54pm 27 July 2020
6.54pm 27 July 2020

Today's weather

14°C Cloudy
Min: 8°C Max: 14°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 lone yachtsman stranded in Irish Sea
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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Seven people rescued over weekend for Howth RNLI
Howth RNLI Inshore Lifeboat
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Seven people rescued over weekend for Howth RNLI
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Howth RNLI rescue 12 people over the June Bank holiday weekend
Howth RNLI Rescue 4 people stranded on rocks
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Howth RNLI rescue 12 people over the June Bank holiday weekend
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Howth RNLI Rescue 1 person from Rigid Inflatable Boat with engine trouble.
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Howth RNLI Rescue 1 person from Rigid Inflatable Boat with engine trouble.
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