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.
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Latest lifeboat launch

Recent launches from Howth Lifeboat Station

5.28pm 17 July 2017
5.33am 12 July 2017
7.23pm 1 July 2017
12.08pm 28 June 2017
7.27pm 11 June 2017
4.42pm 4 June 2017
4.23pm 4 June 2017
4.16pm 3 June 2017
1.59pm 26 May 2017
10.39pm 22 May 2017
4.13am 18 May 2017
12.04pm 1 May 2017
11.55am 1 May 2017
1.41pm 27 March 2017
2.38pm 25 March 2017
8.23am 16 March 2017
4.00am 5 March 2017
6.49am 1 March 2017
4.55pm 25 February 2017
8.30am 24 February 2017

Today's weather

17°C Sunshine
Min: 10°C
Max: 17°C
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Next tide

Sat 22 Jul
High: 11:24am 4.1m
Low: 5:02pm 0.5m
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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

Connect with us

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News and media from Howth Lifeboat Station

Howth RNLI rescue 2 Dinghy Sailors in difficulties
Howth RNLI rescue 2 Dinghy Sailors in difficulties
Article Sea safety
Howth RNLI rescue 2 Dinghy Sailors in difficulties
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Howth RNLI rescue 2 Dinghy Sailors in difficulties
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Article Rescues
Howth RNLI rescue 2 Dinghy Sailors in difficulties
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Howth RNLI rescue 2 Dinghy Sailors in difficulties
Howth RNLI launched the inshore lifeboat Saturday 1st July to reports of 2 dinghy sailors finding it difficult ti retunr to shore in heavy offshore winds
Video Lifeboats
Howth RNLI rescue 2 Dinghy Sailors in difficulties
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Howth RNLI tow stranded yacht with five people aboard to safety
Howth RNLI tow stranded yacht with 5 people aboard to safety
Article Lifeboats
Howth RNLI tow stranded yacht with five people aboard to safety
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