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

9.30am 3 December 2017
2.39pm 25 October 2017
2.28pm 7 October 2017
9.38pm 25 September 2017
2.47am 3 September 2017
9.59am 28 August 2017
2.43pm 26 August 2017
1.17pm 24 August 2017
1.08pm 19 August 2017
3.14pm 16 August 2017
7.43pm 10 August 2017
7.35pm 26 July 2017
9.33pm 25 July 2017
1.00pm 23 July 2017
12.53pm 23 July 2017
2.41pm 22 July 2017
5.28pm 17 July 2017
5.33am 12 July 2017
7.23pm 1 July 2017
12.08pm 28 June 2017

Today's weather

7°C Rain
Min: 3°C
Max: 7°C
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Next tide

Sun 17 Dec
Low: 4:43pm 0.9m
High: 11:20pm 3.9m
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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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