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

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
5.31pm 5 February 2020
3.30pm 5 February 2020
3.17pm 5 February 2020
1.02pm 25 November 2019
12.26pm 27 October 2019
9.49am 3 August 2019
9.44am 3 August 2019
5.17pm 31 July 2019
5.07am 31 July 2019
11.10pm 13 July 2019
4.06pm 22 May 2019

Today's weather

14°C Rain
Min: 13°C Max: 14°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
Cappa
Kilrush
Co. Clare

Station phone number

065 9052624

Accessibility

Parking, disabled access

Visiting times

By appointment only

Visitor contact

Pauline Dunleavy

Visitor contact phone number

086 833 9347

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