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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

3.18pm 22 April 2022
1.14am 31 March 2022
2.28am 10 March 2022
1.43pm 1 February 2022
7.59am 7 January 2022
11.09pm 1 January 2022
11.06pm 1 January 2022
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

Today's weather

15°C Rain
Min: 10°C Max: 15°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

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Kilkeel RNLI annual boat fishing competition raises £1,347.65
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