Kilrush Lifeboat Station

Kilrush Lifeboat Station

Kilrush Lifeboat Station was established in 1995 to provide additional cover on the west coast of Ireland. It’s located on the River Shannon and operates a B class inshore lifeboat.
RNLI pager on a chart with a pair of dividers

Latest lifeboat launch

Recent launches from Kilrush Lifeboat Station

6.13pm 13 June 2021
6.13pm 13 June 2021
3.31pm 12 June 2021
3.31pm 12 June 2021
3.39pm 2 May 2021
3.01pm 30 April 2021
5.31pm 23 April 2021
11.59am 15 April 2021
10.53am 27 November 2020
11.36am 8 November 2020
9.22am 4 November 2020
8.58pm 19 September 2020
8.58pm 19 September 2020
11.29pm 28 June 2020
11.25pm 28 June 2020
7.32pm 13 June 2020
2.02pm 8 June 2020
4.20pm 1 June 2020
2.50pm 28 May 2020
11.46pm 27 May 2020

Today's weather

13°C Rain
Min: 11°C Max: 13°C
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While our lifeboat stations remain operational and are continuing to launch to those at peril at sea, they are not currently open to visitors. 

Visitor information and facilities

Station address

Kilrush Lifeboat Station
Co. Clare

Station phone number

065 9052624


Parking, disabled access

Visiting times

By appointment only

Visitor contact

Pauline Dunleavy

Visitor contact phone number

086 833 9347

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News and media from Kilrush Lifeboat Station

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Kilrush RNLI respond to report of child being swept out to sea
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New volunteers for Kilrush RNLI James Harding and John Vaughan
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Will you answer our Mayday call?

RNLI lifesavers are used to answering emergency calls, but today they’re putting out a call of their own. Your kind donation could help them carry on saving lives during their busiest time. Will you answer that call?