RNLI shops, museums and the College will open as Government guidance allows. Lifeboat stations remain operational but are not open to visitors.

Killkeel Lifeboat Station

Kilkeel Lifeboat Station

Located on the south east coast of County Down, Kilkeel Lifeboat Station covers an area with the largest fishing fleet in Ireland. The station operates an inshore B class Atlantic 85 lifeboat.
RNLI pager on a chart with a pair of dividers

Latest lifeboat launch

Recent launches from Kilkeel Lifeboat Station

8.04am 16 September 2021
3.05pm 1 August 2021
2.54pm 1 August 2021
2.59pm 30 July 2021
2.59pm 30 July 2021
10.17pm 26 July 2021
10.17pm 26 July 2021
7.29am 24 July 2021
10.25pm 23 July 2021
12.46pm 16 July 2021
7.21pm 22 May 2021
10.54am 26 March 2021
1.25am 5 December 2020
3.21pm 14 November 2020
2.21pm 30 October 2020
3.02pm 20 September 2020
3.12pm 11 September 2020
11.50am 24 August 2020
1.03am 14 August 2020
4.30pm 1 July 2020

Today's weather

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Min: 5°C Max: 10°C
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Visitor information and facilities

Station address

Kilkeel Lifeboat Station
Harbour Road
Co. Down
United Kingdom
BT34 4AX

Station phone number

02841 764161


Parking, disabled parking

Visiting times

By appointment only
Don't miss: Crew Training–8pm Tuesdays

Visitor contact

John Fisher

Visitor contact phone number

07703 178180

News and media from Kilkeel Lifeboat Station

Article Fundraising
Kilkeel RNLI annual boat fishing competition raises £1,347.65
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Seven-year-old Scarlett becomes an RNLI Mayday lifesaver
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