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

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
9.08pm 12 July 2021
12.36pm 11 July 2021
6.11pm 2 July 2021
3.10pm 29 June 2021
12.28pm 22 June 2021
12.28pm 22 June 2021
3.07pm 19 June 2021
4.01pm 15 June 2021
4.01pm 15 June 2021
8.06pm 12 June 2021
12.04pm 7 June 2021

Today's weather

18°C Cloudy
Min: 15°C Max: 18°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

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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Howth RNLI rescue family of 3 people in fishing boat with engine problems
Article Sea safety
Howth RNLI rescue family of 3 people in fishing boat with engine problems
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Video Beach safety
RNLI/GAA Summer Campaign with Lyndsey Davey - Irish CC
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Video Beach safety
RNLI/GAA Summer Campaign with Lyndsey Davey
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RNLI lifesavers are used to answering emergency calls, but today they’re putting out a call of their own. Your kind donation could help them carry on saving lives during their busiest time. Will you answer that call?