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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

7.07pm 18 February 2024
11.35pm 3 January 2024
12.11pm 29 December 2023
9.17pm 29 November 2023
2.22pm 14 October 2023
3.44pm 13 October 2023
10.42am 12 October 2023
5.05pm 11 September 2023
4.43pm 11 September 2023
7.10pm 10 September 2023
11.21pm 3 September 2023
6.26pm 3 September 2023
3.54pm 3 September 2023
2.42pm 3 September 2023
11.42am 2 September 2023
1.06pm 1 September 2023
7.11pm 29 August 2023
11.06am 29 August 2023
1.06pm 15 August 2023
1.20am 14 August 2023

Today's weather

7°C Rain
Min: 5°C Max: 7°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

Howth RNLI crew member preparing to board yacht in difficulty in the Irish Sea.
Article Lifeboats
Howth RNLI rescue two people on board yacht in difficulty off north Dublin coast
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Howth RNLI
Article Rescue
Howth RNLI rescue person stranded at cliffs overnight
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Howth RNLI
Article Sea safety
Howth RNLI urge those visiting the coast to stay safe following five rescues
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The members of Row Hard or Go Home present were Derek McMullen (with his young son Fionn), Jim Bailey, Frankie Mohan, Eugene Mohan with Howth RNLI Coxswain/Mechanic Ian Sherian (with his daughter Amelia), Aidan Murphy and Killian O’Reilly.
Article Fundraising
Row Hard or Go Home teams raise €35,096 for the RNLI in Ireland
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