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

8.37pm 4 March 2020
2.03pm 3 March 2020
1.23pm 1 March 2020
7.29am 24 February 2020
12.08pm 27 January 2020
11.40am 29 December 2019
1.47am 15 December 2019
12.46pm 16 November 2019
2.35pm 27 October 2019
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

Today's weather

8°C Cloudy
Min: 5°C Max: 8°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

RNLI and Irish Coast Guard issue safety advice for coastal visitors
RNLI lifeboat on exercise
Article Sea safety
RNLI and Irish Coast Guard issue safety advice for coastal visitors
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Howth RNLI rescue two people cut off by tide and stranded on rocks
Howth RNLI Rescue 2 people from rocks cut off by tide
Article Lifeboats
Howth RNLI rescue two people cut off by tide and stranded on rocks
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First call out of the year for Skerries RNLI
Skerries RNLI Alongside Howth RNLI
Article Lifeboats
First call out of the year for Skerries RNLI
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Howth RNLI rescue kitesurfer after getting in difficulty off Portmarnock Beach
Article Rescue
Howth RNLI rescue kitesurfer after getting in difficulty off Portmarnock Beach
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