Kinsale Lifeboat Station

Kinsale Lifeboat Station

Kinsale is both a commercial and a pleasure port, 11 nautical miles south west of Cork Harbour and 8km north-north-east of the famous Old Head of Kinsale. The station was opened in September 2003 and is home to Miss Sally Anne (Baggy), an inshore B class Atlantic 75 lifeboat.
RNLI pager on a chart with a pair of dividers

Latest lifeboat launch

Recent launches from Kinsale Lifeboat Station

11.43am 6 November 2020
3.47pm 15 October 2020
10.36am 11 September 2020
10.36am 11 September 2020
10.36am 11 September 2020
6.21pm 30 August 2020
6.16pm 30 August 2020
6.16pm 30 August 2020
2.19pm 17 August 2020
2.13pm 17 August 2020
2.13pm 17 August 2020
8.53am 14 August 2020
8.53am 14 August 2020
8.53am 14 August 2020
6.11pm 3 August 2020
5.54pm 3 August 2020
5.54pm 3 August 2020
4.19pm 12 July 2020
4.14pm 12 July 2020
4.13pm 12 July 2020

Today's weather

11°C Rain
Min: 3°C Max: 11°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

Kinsale Lifeboat Station
Adams Quay
World's End
Kinsale
Co Cork

Station phone number

087 991 9918

Visiting times

By appointment only

Visitor contact

Kevin Gould

Visitor contact phone number

00353 868391124

News and media from Kinsale Lifeboat Station

Article People
Kinsale RNLI receives early Christmas gift
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Kinsale RNLI rescue lone fisherman
Article Rescue
Kinsale RNLI lifeboat rescues lone fisherman
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The Maryborough Lunch in Aid of Cork RNLI lifeboats
Article Fundraising
Maryborough lunch raises €15,100 for Cork lifeboats
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