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

12.04pm 18 October 2019
5.11pm 9 October 2019
11.30am 20 September 2019
7.20pm 19 September 2019
3.09pm 10 September 2019
2.06pm 4 September 2019
1.55pm 4 September 2019
5.21pm 17 August 2019
8.55pm 7 August 2019
2.05pm 27 July 2019
1.59pm 27 July 2019
2.26pm 22 July 2019
2.21pm 22 July 2019
5.50pm 15 July 2019
5.50pm 15 July 2019
4.40pm 7 July 2019
11.54pm 3 July 2019
3.00pm 8 June 2019
1.39pm 1 June 2019
9.35am 29 May 2019

Today's weather

11°C Cloudy
Min: 6°C Max: 11°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

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

Tuck into a Fish Supper during October and help the RNLI in Ireland save lives
Back row Howth RNLI Mechanic Ian Sheridan, Front row L-R, Howth RNLI volunteer crewmember Fin Goggin, Chef and Fishmonger Niall Sabongi and Howth RNLI Coxswain Fred Connolly.
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Tuck into a Fish Supper during October and help the RNLI in Ireland save lives
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Howth RNLI rescue 2 people and their sailing vessel after it started to sink
48ft Ketch taking on water
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Howth RNLI rescue 2 people and their sailing vessel after it started to sink
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Liffey 'All in a Row marathon challenge raises valuable funds for RNLI
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Liffey 'All in a Row marathon challenge raises valuable funds for RNLI
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All in a Row mammoth 8 hour challenge on River Liffey will raise funds for RNLI
Article Sea safety
All in a Row mammoth 8 hour challenge on River Liffey will raise funds for RNLI
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